Esports has always been a big part of PUBG Mobile, and after the game came back to India as "Battlegrounds Mobile India", it is Krafton's first priority. Just a week after BGMI's launch, its first tournament "Launch Party" took place, with lots of influencers and streamers participate. It was a huge success, with over 17.5 million total views and 547,000 peak viewership.

Following the Launch Party's success, Krafton has announced a brand new public tournament called Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 or "BMIS". In this article, we would list out everything you need to know.

Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021
Squad up and participate in Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021, the biggest tournament in India this year

Format and Schedule of Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021

The tournament will be broadcast on Battlegrounds Mobile India's official Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Tournament Format
BMIS Tournament Format

In-game Qualifiers

The In-game Qualifiers will start on August 2nd at 12 am IST and last until August 8, 12 PM IST. Each registered squad needs to play up to 15 matches in that time period. The top 1024 teams will qualify for the next round. The evaluation is based on the 10 best results out of those 15 matches.

Online Qualifiers

The Online qualifier is divided into 3 rounds.

  • The first round lasts for 6 days, from 17th August to 22nd August. Half of the pool (512 teams) will move to the 2nd round.
  • The second round lasts for 11 days, from 26th August to 5th Sept. Half of the round 1 pool (224 teams) will move to the 3rd round.
  • The second round lasts for 4 days, from Sept 9th to Sept 12th. 224 qualified and 32 invited teams will compete, with the top 64 moving to the quarter-finals.


The quarter-finals will start on Sept 16th and last until Sept 26th.

  • 64 teams will be divided into 4 groups and compete for 6 matches. The top 4 will advance to the next round.
  • The 48 losing teams will be divided into 3 groups in the loser bracket. The top two teams of each group and the two teams with the highest kill points will advance to the semi-finals.


The semi-finals will start on Sept 30th and last until Oct 3rd. 24 teams will compete for 16 spots in the grand finals.

Grand Finals

The grand finals of Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 will start on Oct 7th and last until Oct 10th. It will feature 16 of the best teams in India, fighting for the ultimate title of champion and the massive prize pool.

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Minimum requirements for BMIS registration

  • All players must be Indian citizens.
  • Smartphones only and nothing else - use of tablets, triggers and emulators is not allowed.
  • Player accounts must be above level 15, with Platinum V rank or more.

Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021 Rewards

Total Prize-pool: ₹1 crore

Squad prizes

  • 1st Place (Champion): ₹50,00,000
  • 2nd Place: ₹25,00,000
  • 3rd Place: ₹10,00,000
  • 4th Place: ₹3,00,00
  • 5th Place: ₹2,00,000
  • 6th Place: ₹1,50,000
  • 7th Place: ₹1,00,000
  • 8th Place: ₹90,000
  • 9th Place: ₹80,000
  • 10th Place: ₹70,000
  • 11th Place: ₹60,000
  • 12th Place: ₹50,000
  • 13th Place: ₹40,000
  • 14th Place: ₹30,000
  • 15th Place: ₹20,000
  • 16th Place: ₹10,000

Individual prizes

  • MVP: ₹1,00,000
  • THE LONE RANGER: ₹50,000
  • THE RAMPAGE FREAK: ₹50,000
  • THE REDEEMER: ₹50,000

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