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Updated Know India Programme

Posted on: November 09, 2023 | Back | Print

Know India Programme (KIP) 

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi is organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIP), which is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth, 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. KIP provide a unique forum for students & young professionals of Indian origin to visit India, share their views, expectations & experiences and to develop closer bonds to strengthen engagement with young overseas Indians with accomplishments in various fields like politics, economics, industry, art & culture, technology, etc. KIP will be for duration of 3 - week, the Programme includes visit to one or more State (s) showcasing culture & heritage, and India’s strength in diverse sectors such as science & research, manufacturing and services.

In order to promote cultural interaction and international understanding, the Ministry has planned to organise eight more editions of Know India Programme in the current FY, as per the schedule below:

KIP edition

Duration (including travel time)


03 December 2023 - 22 December 2023


11 December 2023 - 29 December 2023


03 January 2024 - 19 January 2024


14 January 2024 - 02 February 2024


04 February 2024 - 23 February 2024


11 February 2024 - 01 March 2024

Apply Now for the Upcoming Editions:

Overseas Indians desirous to participate in KIP programme may kindly visit the website and apply for the KIP editions at http://kip.gov.in, under intimation to this Embassy through email address info.berne@mea.gov.in.
The guidelines of the programme are available at http://kip.gov.in/home/guidelines.