Khelo India Programme 2024: Registration, Eligibility and Check Schedule

Khelo India Programme 2024 will be starting soon for the athletes who have not already taken part in this program which is held every year to provide proper opportunities related to the development of sports in India. This year the fifth khelo India program will be conducted by the union government to provide sports opportunities to athletes who are not recognised by the Indian government even if they are doing well at their district level. You can check out the details related to the eligibility criteria from the article provided below and we will also share with you all the step-by-step procedure through which you will be able to register yourself for the official program.


About Khelo India Programme 2024

If you are a permanent resident of India and you want to take part in the Khelo India Programme then you can now fill out the application for the program available at the official website. The khelo India programs are created every year to provide proper opportunities related to the sports technology available in India. The khelo India program will occur in Madhya Pradesh this year. The athletes can take part in the khelo India program even if they are coaches and not actual players. This is a prestigious program created in the year 2018 to provide proper details related to the development of the sport in India to the sportspersons who is otherwise not provided opportunities to showcase their talent in India.

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Objective Of Khelo India Programme

The main objective of the scheme is to provide proper opportunities related to the national development of sports in India. The Khelo India Programme is created to provide proper opportunities to the sportsperson in India. This is a central sector scheme that is 100% funded by the union government. 1000 talented athletes will be provided with the opportunity to participate in this scheme every year. These scholarships will be provided to the athlete so that they can continue their education. Various user-friendly opportunities will be provided to the people through the development of these schemes so that they can continue their sports training. Sports competitions will occur in high schools and colleges so that there is maximum participation.

Important Dates

  • The fifth khelo India Youth Games 2002 will be held in Madhya Pradesh.
  • The games will be starting from 31st January to 11th February next year.

Components Of the Khelo India Programme

The following components are available for the khelo India program for the year 2024:-

  • Play Field Development
  • Community Coaching Development
  • State-Level Khelo India Centres
  • Annual Sports Competitions
  • Talent Search and Development
  • Utilization and Creation / Upgradation of Sports Infrastructure
  • Support to National/Regional/State Sports Academies
  • Physical Fitness of School going Children
  • Sports for Women
  • Promotion of Sports among persons with disabilities (PWDs)
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Promotion of rural and indigenous/tribal games
Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria to apply for the khelo India games:-

  • Athletes from all parts of the country can register (all over India).
  • Applicants should have a great interest in sports and must be playing particular sports.
  • Candidates below the age of 21 can compete in the under-21 categories.
  • Only the students from schools (i.e. under the 17 groups) were eligible but to provide opportunities to more athletes, the ministry decided to introduce a new category for college students. The age criteria for both are as-
    • Candidates below the age of 17 years are eligible and can compete in the under 17 categories.
Documents Required 

The following documents must submit while applying for this scheme:-

  • Recent passport-sized photograph.
  • Aadhaar number
  • Identity proof- Aadhaar card/ voter id/ passport
  • Date of birth proof- birth certificate/ matriculation certificate/ school bonafide certificate
  • Bank Account details with passbook

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Khelo India Programme 2024 Application Process

If you want to register for the khelo India games then you will have to follow the simple procedure given below:- 

  • First, you will have to visit the Khelo India website of the scheme by clicking on the link given here 
Khelo India Programme
  • The homepage of the game will be displayed on your screen
  • Now you have to click on the option called Sign Up
Khelo India Programme
  • A new page will display on your screen where you have to select your role.
  • Select the role as per your interest.
  • The registration page will be displayed on your screen where you will have to add personal information.
  • You have to add the communication address and permanent address.
  • Enter the mobile number and email ID.
  • Now you will have to enter the sports details and also generate a password.
  • Now you can preview your application form and submit it successfully.
  • You have to log in using your credentials in order to successfully be eligible for the scheme.

Helpline Number

  • Toll-Free Number- 18002085155
  • Landline Number- 011-40051166
  • Email Id-

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