KBC Registration 2021 – The mega show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by the superstar Amitabh Bachchan does not require any introduction. Every year, the fans of this show wait for the show to come up to enjoy it on the television and also to participate in it.
So, finally, the wait is over and the registration for KBC Season 13 is about to start soon. If you have been waiting long for the registration can go through this article to understand the various important points.
KBC Registration 2021
Kaun Banega Crorepati or most famously known by the name KBC is all set to get telecasted again on the channel SonyLiv soon. Even in the midst of the COVID pandemic, last year the show came up with its 12th season, maintaining the precautionary measures offered to curb the spread of infection. This year again, the whole team is ready to come up with the 13th season.
As of now, the show has not yet provided any specific details of when the show will start its telecast or so on. This article will offer you a set of details about registration and others for those who wish to participate in KBC 13.
KBC Registration Eligibility 2021
If you wish to participate in KBC13, you need to register first for which you have to check whether you match their eligibility criteria or not. Here are some of the eligibility factors that you should have.
- You should be either 18 years old or above on the date of registration.
- You should be an Indian citizen.
- You should not have any criminal records or any such allegations against you.
- You should not have any medical condition, physical or mental, on the registration date.
These are just some of the basic criteria that you have to maintain while getting registered for the show.
KBC Registration Dates 2021
The show or the channel has not yet disclosed any specific date for the telecast of the show or the registration process. But the official website has notified that the registration should start soon. As estimated, it can be said that the registration process should start in the first week of May 2021.
Last year, the registration for participating in KBC12 started on 9th May’2020. So, it can be also estimated that this year also the registration may start on 9th May 2021. But these are just estimations and the final date will be released by the show itself soon through advertisements on television or and on its official website.
How To Do KBC Registration 2021?
The only way to get registered for KBC13 is through online means. There are no such offline options that you can take the help of. You need to either register with the help of the SONY Liv application, through SMS or through IVR. Whatever way you are using, the registration process is absolutely free of charge. Here is the detailed process about how you can get registered using all three options.
Registration through SONY Liv App
The very first way is to get registered through the SONY Liv application. You can install this application on your android smartphone device from Google Playstore. Also, Apple users can install the application from the store. One important thing that you need to understand that you have to wait for the registration ads to start on television because you will get the registration questions on these ads only. Follow these steps to register.
Step – 1 – Install the application of SONY Liv on your smartphone first.
Step – 2 – Now offer your email address and phone number correctly on the application.
Step – 3 – Next, you have to select your age, followed by your gender.
Step – 4 – Now provide your educational qualifications and then your occupation.
Step – 5 – Now, choose your zone from the list of states provided.
Step – 6 – Finally, offer the answer to the question that was asked in the KBC ad coming up on the television in the form of A, B, C, or D.
After you have answered all the questions correctly, you will get a confirmation notification on your screen.
Registration through SMS
The next most easy way is to get registered through the option of SMS. Please note that only the subscribers of the connections BSNL, Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, IDEA can send SMS for registration. You will be charged Rs. 3 per SMS. Follow these steps to get registration done through SMS.
Step – 1 – Follow the question carefully asked in the KBC registration ad on television,
Step – 2 – On your SMS body of your mobile phone, type KBC <space>< A/B/C/D> <space><Age in completed years> <space><Gender>. So, if you think that the answer to the question asked is A and you are a female of 20 years old, your SMS body should be KBC A 20 F.
Step – 3 – Now send thee text message to the number 509093.
You should get a confirmation message soon if your answer is correct.
Registration through IVR
The last method is the oldest and commonest method through which audiences have been getting registered to KBC since the year 2000. Follow the steps to get your registration done through IVR.
Step – 1 – Call on the number 50525252 from your mobile number. Keep in mind that you will be charged Rs. 6 per minute for this call.
Step – 2 – Next, you have to press between 1 – 4 (A- 1, B – 2, C – 3, D – 4) to select the right answer to the question asked for registration on the television.
Step – 3 – Next, answer the questions that will be asked on the IVR in a similar way such as language and age.
Finally, when you have answered all the questions properly, you will get to hear a thank you and confirmation note.
KBC Selection Process 2021
Just getting registered by answering one question is not the end of the process. There are lakhs of people getting registered to come up to the hot seat. Hence, the show follows a strict format of the selection process to select only those candidates who are truly deserving. Here is the selection process that the show follows.
Step – 1 – The very first step is of registration that you have to do by following the options described in the above section.
Step – 2 – The next step is that of confirmation for which you will receive a call and you will be asked 3 questions. If you answer these questions correctly, then only you proceed to the next step.
Step – 3 – Then comes the final call for audition.
Step – 4 – You have to go up for the audition in the centers either set up in your metro city or in any nearby metro city.
Step – 5 – After getting selected in the audition round, you have to show your documents for verification.
Step – 6 – Next, you have to appear for a test that will be mainly in a quiz format.
Step – 7 – After you have passed through the test successfully, you will have to face the personal round of interviews.
Step – 8 – Finally, you will reach on the chairs for the process of Fastest Finger First in the Mumbai studio where you have to answer the question fastest of all the rest 9 contestants to go ahead for the hot seat.
Step – 8 – At last, you reach up to the hot seat to start the game in front of the host Amitabh Bachchan.
List of Documents Required for KBC Registration
If you are getting registered for KBC 13 and wish to participate in the game, there are some of the important documents that you need to show for the purpose of verification. Here are the documents that you need to keep ready for verification.
- The very first document that is also mandatory is the PAN card. This document is compulsory because the team will cross-check details of your bank details and others for the payment procedure if you win the cash amount.
- The next important document is the address proof to prove that you an Indian citizen. You can offer documents such as your driving license, passport, and your aadhar card for this purpose.
- The next document that you need to provide is your educational certificate to provide information about your educational qualification.
After successful verification of these documents only, you are permitted entry to the next round of the selection process that is the quiz test.
FAQs – KBC Registration 2021
Q1. What type of questions are asked in the quiz test after the audition?
Answer: After the candidates have passed through the audition round, they have to appear for the quiz test that is based on current affairs.
Q2. Where does the personal round of interviews take place?
Answer: The personal round of interviews takes place in the respective metro cities only for those individuals who have crossed the level of the quiz test.
Q3. Do I have to pay taxes on the reward money?
Answer: Candidates do not have to worry about the taxes as the show takes care of the TDS and credits money in the candidate’s account after proper deductions only.
Q4. Is there any helpline number for contacting KBC officials?
Answer: Yes, candidates who are facing trouble in any of the steps can contact the officials at the helpline number 0019197097959 or +19188444477.