Know India Programmes (KIPs) Know India Programmes (KIPs)

Know India Programmes (KIPs)

Since 2004, the Government of India has been organizing “Know India Programmes” (KIPs) for the Indian youth diaspora in the age group of 18-30, with an objective to connect them with their motherland and to give them an exposure about the various aspect of contemporary India’s form of Art, Culture and heritage etc.

In this series, the Government has decided to organize 6 KIPs during the Financial year 2019-20. Out of these 6 KIPs, the Government has already announced 3 Know India Programmes on the KIP portal on 30th May 2019. The schedule of the these KIPs is as under:-

Sl. No.

No. of KIP

Partner State

Duration of the whole KIP in India

Schedule for visiting Partner State.

Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal.


54th KIP

Punjab, and Haryana.

1st August to 25th August , 2019

Punjab – 6 August to 10thAugust, 2019; &Haryana - 10th August to 15th August, 2019.

30th June, 2019.


55th KIP


3rd September to 27th September, 2019.

7th September to 16thSeptember, 2019

15th July, 2019.


56th KIP



1st October to 25th October, 2019.

5th October to 14thOctober, 2019.

15th August, 2019

Detailed guidelines on eligibility/selection criteria, assistance provided and Role /responsibilities etc. for registration are available at


(Vijay Kumar)

First Secretary