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The Young India Fellowship (YIF) seeks to groom young women and men who will lead India through the 21st century. The programme brings together around 225 students from across India for a one-year postgraduate Fellowship. It is a fully residential programme, with Fellows residing at the Ashoka University campus in the Delhi NCR region.

The Fellows go through a multidisciplinary curriculum taught by some of the best educators in the world. In this endeavor, YIF is partnered by some top-ranked international schools like University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS); Carleton College; King’s College, London and Sciences Po, Paris. Students from all disciplines and areas of study are welcome to YIF; whether they studied engineering, design, commerce or literature, they are all mentored into reaching their full potential.

You too are invited to the Young India Fellowship. Come, pick your own star!

Videos at YIF

  • Kya hai yeh YIF, A film by Fellows, 2014

  • What is YIF: A film on YIF convocation, 2013

  • YIF movie Class of 2014-15

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Young India Fellows 2015-2016

  • YIF Fellows

    Vikas Vimal
    B. Tech. in Mineral Engineering from Indian School of Mines..

  • YIF Fellows

    Sunanda Jalote
    BA Honours in Psychology, Ambedkar University..

  • YIF Fellows

    Harinath Rao
    B.Tech; Aryabhata Institute of Technology & Science..

  • YIF Fellows

    Anand Muralishankar
    Bachelors of Technology in Bioengineering, SASTRA Universit..

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