Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

Forbes India 30 Under 30: Applications for 2020 are now open!

Calling for entries from India's brightest young achievers: If you are under 30, are an entrepreneur, artist, path-breaking professional or independent thinker—or know someone who is—fill out the nomination form today

Published: Nov 7, 2019 03:10:59 PM IST
Updated: Nov 7, 2019 03:50:47 PM IST

If you think you deserve one of the spots on the highly coveted Forbes India 30 Under 30 list for 2020, we’ve got news for you: The 2020 applications are officially open.

This is the chance for those under the age of 30 to nominate themselves—or someone they know—for significant work in their field of choice. If we like what we see, and it meets our criteria, they stand a chance to be featured as part of the famed Forbes India 30 Under 30 list.

For 2020, keeping the rapidly evolving marketing and entertainment landscape in mind, we’re pleased to introduce a brand new category: Digital content creators.

Have what it takes? Go ahead and apply.

This Form is for successful Young Indian Entrepreneurs.


This Form is for Young Professionals.

Our categories for 2020 are:

  • Advertising, Marketing & Media
  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Consumer Tech
  • Design
  • Digital Content Creators (NEW CATEGORY)
  • Ecommerce & Retail
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Finance
  • Food & Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Industry, Manufacturing & Energy
  • NGOs & Social Entrepreneurship
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Technology
The 30 Under 30 nomination forms will be open until December 18, 2019. Take a look at the previous lists to get a sense of who made the cut, and read the methodology here.

The Forbes India 30 Under 30 alumni is a stellar group and the 2020 group will be a worthy addition to the fantastic network.

We look forward to your entries! 

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