Sept 15 last date to sign up for ‘Know India’ quiz

MUSCAT: The last date for registration for the second edition of ‘Bharat Ko Janiye’ (Know India) Quiz, being organised by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, with a view to encourage Indians and foreigners (including Omanis), to enhance their knowledge about India, is September 15. The quiz offers the participants a chance to win exciting prizes, including a free trip to India and 15-day tour in India. Bharat Ko Janiye (BKJ) Quiz 2018 is open to anyone (of any nationality) in the Sultanate who is between 15-35 years of age as on January 1, 2019 (born between January 1, 1984-January 2004).

It will be conducted for three separate categories of participants from Oman: Omanis and other non-Indian nationals; Non-resident Indians (NRIs); and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs/OCIs). The topics of the BKJ Quiz will include Indian art, democracy, economy, geography, personalities in music and dance, science and technology, languages and literature, education, traditional crafts, cinema, and renowned personalities. The quiz is open to all nationalities (including Omanis, Indians and other expatriates residing in Oman) from the age group 15-35 years. The first round of the quiz will be conducted online from September 16-30. Registrations can be done at For more information and registration, visit: or e-mail: