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

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

  • Shaheen Mistry

  • India Matters: A New Learning

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

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

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

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Fellows Success Stories

Young India Fellows 2014-2015

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    Sanjay Nagraj Deshpande
    Bachelor of Mass Media (Hons), St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai

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

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    Alishya Almeida
    Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, Karnataka

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    Mustafa Riaz Baqari
    Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering with Minor in Entrpreneurship, IIT, Hyderabad

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    Aakanksha Sabharwal
    Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science & Technology, Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and Research, GGSIPU, Delhi

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    Sucharita Dhar
    Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations, Sociology, Economics, St Joseph's College, Bangalore

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    Tarunima Mago
    Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology, University School of Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

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    Manasa N Mahesh
    Bachelor of Technology in Electronics & Communication; Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology, Anad, Trivandrum

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    Raghu SS
    Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering, NIT, Trichy

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

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yifadmissions@ashoka.edu.in