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Bharat ko Janiye Quiz – 2018-19

Posted on: July 09, 2018 | Back | Print

Embassy of India - Antananarivo

Bharat ko Janiye Quiz – 2018-19

The Embassy of India in Antananarivo is happy to announce the 2nd edition of the Bharat ko Janiye Quiz 2018-19.  This is an online quiz and open for overseas Indian youth between the age of 15 and 35 years as on 1 January, 2019 (born not before 01 January 1984 and not after 1 January 2004).  The Quiz is being held in two distinct categories of participants – Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs).

(i)       NRI Category: A participant should be an NRI with a valid Indian passport and work permit of country of residence, certifying his / her NRI status provided he/she meets the following criteria:

(A person is a resident who has stayed equal to or more than 182 days in Indian during the current financial year or he stayed 60 days or more in previous financial year and 365 days more in previous financial years.)

Note: The wards of NRIs/PIOs living / residing in India are otherwise eligible for contesting the Quiz provided their parents meet the eligibility criteria.  They should use the passport details of their eligible parent/s in the registration process.

(ii)       PIO category: A participant must hold a valid PIO card or number / OCI Card or number or either of his parents or one of his grandparents from the maternal or paternal side must be OCI/PIO card holders. 

(iii)      The validity of an applicant will be subject to verification of the credentials by the Embassy that the applicant is of the Indian-origin.

(iv)      No Entry Fee: There is no entry feel for participation in the Bharat ko Janiye Quiz.  Participants will not be asked to make any payments at any stge of the Quiz.

           The interested persons falling in the above two categories (NRIs and PIOs) may please register online at the portal www.bharatkojaniye.in  The Quiz will be conducted in 4 rounds and the winners of the first round from each category – NRI and PIO - will be given away medals (Gold, Silver & Bronze) by the Embassy.

(The participants may please note that the questions in the online Quiz will not be limited to the content available online.  This content is being provided just as an aid to the participants.)