Bangalore, December 18, 2015: Femina Miss India is a highly coveted beauty title, responsible for launching the careers of many leading supermodels and Bollywood actresses such as Celina Jaitley, Sangeeta Bijlani, Juhi Chawla, Gul Panag, Neha Dhupia, Tanushree Dutta, Niharika Singh, Shonali Nagrani, and Gauhar Khan.

For Bangalore, it’s time to celebrate! In a proud moment for a city known otherwise solely for its technological feats, Femina India has chosen it as the venue for the Miss India Beauty Pageant in 2016. If you are an aspiring model and wish to apply for the contest, you can apply on the Femina Website by clicking here.

Femina Miss India 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Physical Attributes: Your height needs to be 5’6” and above.
Age Requirement: You must be 18-25 years old, as of 31st December 2016.
Marital Status: You must be singleunmarried and not engaged.

Femina Citizenship Guidelines

You must be an Indian Passport Holder/Overseas Indian Citizen/ Non Resident Indian in order to apply.

A non-resident Indian (NRI) is defined by Femina as a citizen of India who holds an Indian passport and has temporarily emigrated to another country for six months or more for employment, residence, education or any other purpose.

Overseas Citizenship of India [OCI] card holder: The citizens who come under this category, enjoy all the rights of an Indian citizen as any other citizen holding an Indian passport.

Femina Miss India 2014 Finale Video (Mumbai)

Under no circumstances can the pageant be considered an easy feat. Every year, thousands of aspiring supermodels compete for the crown. The sheer volume of competition, when compared to the number of titles that are eventually given out, can put some of the best engineering and management entrance examinations in the country to shame.

So, are you game for Femina Miss India 2016?