KBC Registration 2014 – All you need to Know about KBC Season 8

KBC would be on its 8th season this year. Here are some important FAQs on 2014 KBC.

What is the minimum age for registration?

The candidate must be over 18 years as on May 4, 2014

When will registration process start?

  • KBC registration 2014 for all users will start from 5th May and will last till 14th May.
  • The registration process for General Jodi Special users is open from May 14 to May 16, 2014.
  • The registration process for IDEA users is open from May 20 to May 25, 2014.
  • The registration process for IDEA Jodi Special users is open from May 25 to May 27, 2014.
  • School Champ Registration would be from May 27 to May 31, 2014.

How to register?

There are 4 modes for KBC 8 registration- online through www.KBCSony.com or kbcofficialapp or SMS or IVR.

Which relationships are qualified for Jodi contestants?

  • Siblings
  • Parent-Child or in-laws
  • Uncle-nephew/niece
  • Aunt-niece/nephew
  • Husband-wife
  • Grandparent-grandchild
  • Cousins
  • Sister-in-laws or brother-in-laws.

How to register online?

  • Hit on to www.KBCSony.com and register there to get username and password.
  • Enter mobile number, City/State, age and gender.
  • The internet registrations are charged at 50 INR up till 10 registrations.

How to register through SMS?

The candidates can SMS their answer to either 5252525 (6 INR per SMS) or 554567 (5 INR per SMS).

To send the SMS, type- KBC (space) A/B/C/D (space) age (completed as on 4th May, 2014) (space) gender (F/M).

On successful receipt of SMS, the KBC team will send an acknowledgement message to the sender’s number.

How to register through IVR?

The IDEA dial-in number for IVR participants is 55456 01-04 (5 INR per minute). The BSNL dial-in number for IVR participants (landline subscribers) is 5052525 01-04 (1.20 INR per pulse).

How to register through app?

The app can be downloaded by sending the SMS KBCAPP to 5252525. It would take 6 INR per SMS.

You can also download the app for free from Windows, Android & iOS stores.  The Android users would be charged up till 5 INR, per registration while the registration charge for iOS users is 60 INR for up till 12 applications. The Windows users would be charged 55 INR for up till 11 registrations.

How many entries would be selected?

  • 21,465 correct valid entries would be picked through randomizer software system during First Round General & Jodi period (3,330 entries).
  • 2,424 correct valid entries would be picked through randomizer software system during First IDEA round General & Jodi period (384 ventries).

When will be the auditions and where?

The 2014 KBC audition would be held from June 4- June 13, in 10 major Indian cities- Patna, Kolkata, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Bhopal and Jaipur.

When would the participants be called for audition?

General entries- May 8-16, 2014

General JODI entries- May 17 & 18, 2014

IDEA entries- May 23-27, 2014

IDEA Jodi entries- May 28 & 29, 2014

When will KBC 8 start?

KBC 8 will be aired on SONY TV on the month of September.

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