About YIF

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

  • The right to perform; A movie by YIF fellows, 2012-13

  • Ajay Relan at Young India Fellowship

  • Aseem Srivastav, Ph.D, University of Massachusetts, Amherst at the YIF

  • Vinod Rai

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

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

  • Convocation Ashoka YIFP 2014

  • Ajay Relan at Young India Fellowship

  • Cab No. 8715; A movie by YIF Fellows, 2012-13

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Fellows Speak

Fellows Success Stories

Young India Fellows 2014-2015

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    Arielle Clynes
    Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Bioengineering), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

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    Aditya Maruvada
    Bachelor in Architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

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    Akshay Barik
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Hons), St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

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    Chinmayi Swami
    Bachelor of Arts Equivalent, Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education (SAICE), Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry

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    Anoop Kumar Maurya
    Bachelor of Arts, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi

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    Chavi Jain
    Bachelor of Technology in Materials Science and Engineering; IIT, Kanpur

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    Shiv Issar
    Bachelor of Business Adminisration in International Business Symbiosis Centre For Management Studies, Pune

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    Jayavelan Pramoth
    Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology

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    Venkat Prasath
    Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science, Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu

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    Monica Pesswani
    Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics &Telecommunication, Sinhgad Academy of Engineering, Pune University

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yifadmissions@ashoka.edu.in