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Press Release 66 th and 67 th Know India Programme (KIP) Announced

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Press Release

66th and 67th Know India Programme (KIP) Announced 

S. No.

No. of KIP

Partner State

Duration of the whole KIP in India

Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal.


66th KIP


30th July to 18th August  2023

23rd June, 2023.


67th KIP


13th August to 01st September, 2023.

01st July, 2023.

Detailed information about the Programme may be obtained from the website : https://kip.gov.in/home/guidelines

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. KIP provide a unique forum for students & young professionals of Indian origin to visit India, share their views and to develop closer bonds with the contemporary India.

The programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding non-resident Indians) in the age group of 18-30 years. Applicant must provide details of his/her previous PIO card number or that of his parents, grandparents or great grandparents. In the absence of any documentary proof of Indian Origin, the applicant must submit a written undertaking about his Indian Origin which must be attested by DCM/DCG or HOM/HOP of the Mission/Consulate. Non Resident Indians  are not eligible for KIPs.

The applicant should not have participated in any previous KIP or any other programme organized and paid for by the Ministry of External Affairs and any other Ministry/Department in Government of India or a State Government in India.

Those who have not visited India before will be given preference.

Educational Qualification: 

Minimum qualification required for participating in KIP is graduation from a recognized University /Institute or enrolled for graduation.

Language:  The applicants should be able to speak in English, should have studied English as a subject at the High School level or have English as the medium of instruction for undergraduate course.

Please visit the website https://kip.gov.in/  for more details. 


17 May 2023