Central government is going to start 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021. The second edition of pan India Khelo India University Games is scheduled to start later this year. The games will be held in Bengaluru’s Jain University and other venues in the state, in partnership with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). This event would be based on the lines of Khelo India School Games & Khelo India Youth Games. Check out the complete process of filling Khelo India University Games registration form, check schedule and games list at universitygames.kheloindia.gov.in.
Last year, 1st edition of KIUG was organized at Bhubaneswar in Odisha which becomes a success. Now the Sports Ministry has selected the Karnataka state to host big sporting events. Various sporting events would be organized in KIUG 2021 for 9 days aiming to identify and nurture young talent.
2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 Registration
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju is confident that the 2nd edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) scheduled for later this year is going to be a “grand success“. Karnataka will be hosting the second edition of the Khelo India University Games (KIUG). The announcement was made on 21 February 2021 by the Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa and Rijiju.
KIUG 2021 is in convergence with Fit India and Khelo India initiatives. All the youths will get a platform to lead a healthy lifestyle and make career in sports. As soon as the Khelo India University Registration process will start at universitygames.kheloindia.gov.in, we will update it here.
Khelo India University Games Schedule for Second Edition
The Second edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 is going to be organized for 9 days later this year. The complete schedule of 2nd edition of KIUG would be released at a later date.
Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 Karnataka Games List
The KIUG 2021 Karnataka will have 19 sports disciplines which are listed below:-
- Table Tennis
Various top athletes from various universities will participate in KIUG 2021 Games to be held in Karnataka.
Participating Athletes List (University Wise) in Khelo India University Games 2021
The first edition of KIUG was held in Bhubaneswar in February 2020, and saw a total participation of 3,182 athletes in the U-25 age group, across 158 universities and colleges from all states. This year, Yogasana and Mallakhamb have been added to the University Games, in an effort to preserve and promote the century-old sporting disciplines of the country.
With the inclusion of these disciplines, the athlete participation figure is expected to cross 4000 this year. Also, the games will be conducted in the U-25 age category in accordance with the World University Games norms. The 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG 2021 Karnataka) will comprise of more than 4,000 athletes from around 150+ universities apart from technical and supporting staff. The complete list of participating athletes (university wise) for Khelo India University Games 2021 would remain available at the official website itself.
KIUG 2021 Karnataka Venue Details
KIUG is the largest University Games tournament in the country, and is aimed at tapping sporting talent who can represent India in international events, including the Olympics. The candidates can test and compare their sporting talent level against the various competitors across India. The main objective is to create culture of sports in community, build the value of sports in the higher education sector and contribute to a healthy and FIT society.
The 2nd Khelo India University Games (KIUG) is going to be organized by the Karnataka govt. in association with the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Association of Indian Universities, National Sports Federation and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other participating universities. KIUG second edition would be focused on identification of talented athletes and nurture talent through guidance and developed infrastructure.
Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021 Live Telecast
To make this KIUG 2021 games a success, govt. will take event to people via television, digital streaming and other mediums. Doordarshan is the official broadcaster of second Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021. The govt. wants to reach a large number of audience across the nation through live telecast of the games. The govt. even plans to live telecast KIUG 2021 through social platforms and YouTube channels.
Karnataka Sports social handler collectively has a wide subscribers base. In addition to this, social campaigns of SAI and participating universities will significantly add traction for KIUG Karnataka 2021. Furthermore, there would be a dedicated event page set up prior to the commencement of the games. It will provide schedules, event updates, photos and highlights of the games.
Benefits of Khelo India University Games Karnataka 2021
The sports events and tournaments are for absolute fun with opportunities to develop sporting skills and relationships with others. The 2nd Khelo India University Games Karnataka 2021 will see a massive scale involvement of youth. The participants will demonstrate highest level of sportsmanship and return to their states as ambassadors for KIUG and Karnataka. All the athletes who shines in these events will get a chance to raise their careers to next level by recognition and better access to guidance and training.