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

  • Changing Sphere; A movie by YIF fellows, 2012-13

  • Forever in quest: What is YIF, 2012

  • Vinod Rai

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

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

  • Bhagwan Chowdhry, Professor of Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management at the YIF

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

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

  • Ajay Relan at Young India Fellowship

  • Scavengers to Managers; 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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    Abhirajika Agrawal
    Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), IIT, Kharagpur

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    Bani Maini
    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, St. Xavier' s College, Mumbai

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    Chirag Garg
    Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural and Food Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur

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    Akanksha Sinha
    Bachelor of Pharmacy, IIT, Banaras Hindu University

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    Dhruv Sharma
    Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal

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    Antara Raychaudhury
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics, Hans Raj College, University of Delhi

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    Ishita Arora
    Bachelor of Art in History & Political Science, Kurukshetra University

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    Bodhayan Prasad
    Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, NIT, Tiruchirappalli

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    Meghna Chaudhury
    Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology, Bharti Vidyapeeth College Of Engineering for Women, Pune

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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