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Registration for 47th and 48th Know India Programme (KIP)


Registration for 47th and 48th Know India Programme (KIP)

  1. Know India Programme of the Ministry of External Affairs is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth conducted with a view to promote awareness on different facets of life in India and the progress made by the country in various fields e.g. economic, industrial, education, science & technology, communication & Information Technology, culture.
  2. Eligibility criteria: Only 3rd and 4th generation Indian origin youth who never visited India are eligible to apply under this program. Soon we will issue fresh press release for others who want to visit India under self - financing KIP.
  3. Registration for 47th & 48th KIPs which start from September 2018, for Engagement with Indian Origin youth (ages 18-30) to enhance their awareness about India, its cultural heritage, arts & to familiarize them with various aspects of contemporary India, has started w.e.f. 15th May 2018.
  4. Application are to be filled online at While filing the application form, the applicant should indicate preferences for any of the two KIP i.e. 47th and 48th. Printed and signed application along with passport size photograph and Declaration form (in case of not holding PIO/OCI cards) which may be downloaded from the KIP portal under 'Download' section, should be submitted to the below mentioned address, no later than 15 July, 2018:

    Consulate General of India

    Attn: Consul (Political, Press, Information & Culture)

    East 64 Street, New York, NY 10065

    KIP No.

    Scheduled Dates

    Partner States

    47 KIP

    25 Sep - 19 Oct 2018

    Tamil Nadu

    48 KIP

    25 Oct - 18 Nov 2018

    Manipur & Mizoram

  5. For additional information, please visit For any clarification please send email:


    New York

    May 17, 2018.