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

  • Daryaganj Project

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

  • Sumantra Bose

  • Convocation Ashoka YIFP 2014

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

  • Pahargunj Project

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YIF in the Media

Fellows Speak

Fellows Success Stories

Young India Fellows 2014-2015

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    Ragini Pillai
    Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Economics; Women's Christian College, Chennai

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

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    Varun Pillai
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

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

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    Rajkamal Singh
    Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, I.T.S Engineering College, Greater Noida

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    Jeel Gandhi
    Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University

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    Karan Khanna
    Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai

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    Nipun Arora
    Bachelor of Technology, NIT, Jalandhar

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

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

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Contact Us

yifadmissions@ashoka.edu.in