About YIF

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To develop committed change agents for India through a multi-disciplinary programme guided by eminent leaders and scholars of our times.

Allow us to inspire you!


The Young India Fellowship (YIF) seeks to groom young women and men like you who will lead India through the 21st century. The YIF will bring together 200 emerging leaders from around India in a one- year residential post-graduate programme in our nation’s capital. We will launch you on your leadership journey by opening your mind to a rich and diverse set of subjects and perspectives, delivered by some of the finest teachers of our generation from around the world. In this cross-flow of ideas and inspired learning, we will encourage and mentor you to discover your own self, to understand your personal values, strengths and aspirations, and create a process for you to build a broad life-plan that will align who you are with what you do in life. It really doesn't matter who you are: whether you graduated in the arts, science, engineering or commerce, we are committed to helping you get to where you want to go!

We invite you to be a Young India Fellow. Come, pick your own star!

Events at YIF

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    Heritage Walk

    Heritage Walk

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    YIF Fellows with Raza

    YIF Fellows with Raza

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    YIF Sports day

    The Yif Mambas team!

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    Heritage walk

    Heritage walk

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    Heritage walk

    Fellows at Jamali Kamali Walk

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    YIF Sports day

    The winning team, TheYIF Antelopes with the Academic Dean Anu Prasad

Videos at YIF

  • Forever in quest: What is YIF, 2012

  • Shaheen Mistry

  • Ajay Relan at Young India Fellowship

  • Scavengers to Managers; A movie by YIF fellows, 2012-13

  • Jakari: Life Songs of Haryanvi Women; A Film by Rajat Nayyar, Fellow, 2014

  • Maroof Raza

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Fellows Success Stories

Young India Fellows 2014-2015

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    Brahadeeshwar C. Chandilya
    Bachelor of Commerce (Hons); Loyola College, Chennai

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    Anjini Bisht
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History, St. Stephen' s College, University of Delhi

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    Devika Mahapatra
    Bachelor of Arts in Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

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    Arushi Massey
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi

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    Ratul Chowdhury
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political Science, Jadavpur University

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    Feroze Menon
    Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, St. Stephen' s College, University of Delhi

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    Sanya Chawla
    Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi

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    Kartik S. Menon
    Bachelor in Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

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    Sruthi Niveditha Kande
    Bachelor of Arts, St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad

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    Anjali Singhal
    Integrated Master of Science in Chemistry, IIT Bombay

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yifadmissions@ashoka.edu.in