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Kaun Banega Crorepati is back on Indian Television in its season 5 after a sucessfull run of its season 4. Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 (KBC 5) will be hosted by none other than its original host megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Here are the Registration details, Go thorughly through the tips and steps to get qualified in Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC-5).
Q. Who can register?
Ans. Anyone who is an Indian citizen, residing in India and of 18 years or above on the date of registration can register for Kaun Banega Crorepati. No person can participate on behalf of another person.
Q. When will the lines be open for registration?
Ans. Registration lines (both IVRS – phone and SMS – messaging) are open from 21:00:00 hrs on May 27, 2011, when the first question goes on air, till 20:59:59 hrs on June 6, 2011 for all viewers. The schedule of on-air registration questions during this period will be as below:-
In addition, for Idea subscribers, the registrations lines (both IVRS – phone and SMS – messaging) are open exclusively from 21:00:00 Hrs on June 8, 2011 till 20:59:59 Hrs on June 14, 2010(“Idea Pass”). The schedule of on-air registration questions during this period will be as below:-
Q. What are the different modes of registration?
Ans. You can register by answering the on-air question through an SMS or by calling on the IVR number. The operator wise registration details of the numbers to be dialled for IVR and short code for sending SMS with the answer options are listed below:
*BSNL Rajasthan and Punjab landline subscribers can call 12555 01/02/03/04
Q. On what number and in which format do I have to send the SMS?
Ans. Subscribers can send in the SMS’ on the below mentioned numbers:
* IDEA subscribers have to send in their SMS to 554567. Idea subscribers also have an option to send an SMS to 5252525.
* BSNL Mobile subscribers have to send in their SMS to 52525
* Subscribers of all other operators can send their SMSs to 5252525
All registration through SMSs need to be in the following format:
During the Idea Pass, Idea subscribers are required to send SMSs in the following format:
e.g.: If the correct answer to the question aired is according to you is “A”; you are required to send “KBC A”.
Q. What number can I call to register my answer?
Ans. Idea subscribers can call on 55456 01- 04 (for the respective answer option). For e.g:
If your answer is Option A, call on 5545601
If your answer is Option B, call on 5545602
If your answer is Option C, call on 5545603
If your answer is Option D, call on 5545604
BSNL landline subscribers can call on 5052525 01 – 04 (for the respective answer option).
For e.g. :
If your answer is Option A, call on 505252501
If your answer is Option B, call on 505252502
If your answer is Option C, call on 505252503
If your answer is Option D, call on 505252504
BSNL landline subscribers in Rajasthan & Punjab can call on 12555 01 – 04 (for the respective answer option).
For e.g :
If your answer is Option A, call on 1255501
If your answer is Option B, call on 1255502
If your answer is Option C, call on 1255503
If your answer is Option D, call on 1255504
Subscribers of all other operators will require to send in their registrations via SMS only.
Q. What will it cost me to call or send an SMS?
Ans. SMS : Every SMS sent to the registration numbers will be charged as below.
* Upto Rs.5/- per SMS – 554567 (IDEA Subscribers) Upto Rs. 5/- per SMS – 52525 (BSNL Mobile Subscribers) Upto Rs.5/- per SMS – 5252525*(All Subscribers)
* SMS’ sent in the wrong format or with the incorrect answer are also chargeable.
* *Available only on select Operators/Circles. Terms & Conditions on www.setindia.com
* IVR : All calls made to the registration numbers will be charged as below.
* Upto Rs.5/- per minute – 55456 (IDEA Subscribers)
* *Available only for IDEA mobile subscribers. TnCs on www.setindia.com
* Calls charged at 20 second pulse rate – 5052525* (BSNL Landline Subscribers)
* *Available only for BSNL landline subscribers in select circles. TnCs on www.setindia.com
* Calls charged at 20 second pulse rate – 12555* (BSNL Landline in Rajasthan & Punjab)
* *Available only for BSNL landline subscribers in Rajasthan & Punjab. TnCs on www.setindia.com
However, we recommend that you contact your service provider for further details on the same.
Q.Can I send more than one SMS / make more than one call?
Ans. Yes, there is no restriction on the number of SMSs that can be sent or number of calls that can be made for reaching the auditions. However, there is no weightage given to number of calls made / SMSs sent at the time of shortlisting for auditions. The final selection is made on a random basis from amongst all valid and correct registrations received and if a person has been selected once, he is not eligible to be selected again in the same audition shortlist.
Q.When will I know the result of the registration?
Ans. If the answer provided by you was both valid and correct and you were selected in the random shortlist, you will receive a call from us in around five (5) working days from the date of close of
registration lines for that question.
Q. How will I know the result of the registration?
Ans. If the answer provided by you was both valid and correct and you were selected in the random shortlist, we will get in touch with you on your registered number.
Audition Venue Details
Q. Where and when will the auditions be conducted?
Ans. The auditions will be held at the following 10 cities as per the defined schedule:
Please note that the cities & dates are tentative and might change subsequently.
Q.Can I choose my preferred city for audition?
Ans. No, You will not be able to choose location for auditions, a city chosen by Multi Screen Media will be offered to all shortlisted Registrants. If the short-listed Registrant chooses to decline the same, he renounces further participation in KBC.
Q. What if I am unable to make it for the auditions?
Ans. Inability to attend the auditions on the specified date, time and location will close and/or terminate further participation in KBC.
Q. What will I be required to do at the auditions?
Ans.Each auditionee will be made to go through two pre- defined audition rounds.
The first round will involve answering skill- based questions, the second round will be a video round where the auditionee will have to give a personal interview.
Q. Will I have to bear all expenses in order to be present for the audition round?
Ans. Yes, all expenses directly or indirectly connected with being present for the auditions (travel, conveyance, lodging, stay, meals, etc.) will be borne by the auditionee.
Q. How will I know the result of the audition round?
Ans. The auditionees who are shortlisted on the basis of the audition round will get a call from Multi
Screen Media through its producers informing them of selection in the Fastest Finger First round of the show.
Q. What are the selection criteria?
Ans. The main criteria for selection is your general knowledge and grasp over current affairs, which is evaluated across various stages. In addition, there is also an interview round and audition at the final stage where your personality and screen presence are also evaluated.
Q. I have a query. Whom can I ask?
Ans. Please send your queries to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to revert as soon as we can. Alternately, you can refer to our terms and conditions on www.setindia.com.
Q. Where can I read detailed terms and conditions governing Kaun Banega Crorepati?
Ans. The detailed terms and conditions governing the game show will be available on www.setindia.com
Q. How many times can I participate?
Ans. Each registrant can be shortlisted only once for an audition in one schedule of registrations. However, there is no restriction on the number of times a viewer can participate through registration SMS/ call.
Q. What is the prize Money?
The person who gets on the hot seat and gets all the questions right will win 5 crore rupees. The prize amount will be subject to tax as per government rules.
Q. Some people claim that they can help get entry to KBC. Is it possible?
Ans.The only way to enter KBC is thru participation in the registration process as described in Rules and Regulations. There is no other way of entering KBC. This entire process is transparent and monitored by an independent Firm. Any person claiming that he/she can help get you on the show for a consideration is defrauding you. Please contact your local police and report this person.
Q. I got a call after answering the question asked on TV, but no one has called me after that. Have I been selected ?
Ans.The call you received was because you were among the short-listed registrants selected by the computer. However, this does not mean that you have been selected. We will be contacting the successful candidates who have made it to the next round.
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