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            Ministry of External Affairs will be organizing the 49th to 52nd edition of KIP on the KIP Portal (https://kip.gov.in). The registration is open for Indian Origin Youths between the age group 18 to 30 years. The details are as below:

S. No


Duration of Stay in India

Partner States

Duration of Stay in Partner States


49th KIP

20th November 2018 to 14th December 2018

Andhra Pradesh

25th November 2018 to 4th December 2018


50th KIP

15th December 2018 to 8th January 2019

Maharashtra and Daman & Diu

21st December 2018 to 25th December 2018


51st KIP

5th January 2019 to 29th January 2019


10th January 2019 to 20th January 2019


52nd KIP

16th January 2019 to 9th February 2019

Jharkhand & Bihar

27th January 2019 to 31st January 2019 & 31st January 2019 & 31st January 2019 to 5th February 2019

2.         It may also be noted that 50% of the participants will be selected from Mauritius for the 51st and 52nd KIPs as the Mauritius President will be the Chief Guest for the PBD Convention 2019. The remaining 50% of the participants will be selected from other countries and preference will be given to participants from Girmitiya countries.

3.         Eligible applicants interested in participating in the above from brunei Darussalam are requested to register themselves in the portal.