Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021, Application Form, Dates

Young India Fellowship 2021 Program

Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021 – Ashoka University has announced the Young India Fellowship for the class of 2021-22. Read complete information on Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021 important dates, eligibility, selection procedure, application form and more details.

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Scholarship Details

Merit Scholarship on tuition Rs 50,000/-
25% Scholarship on tuition Rs 178,000/-
50% Scholarship on tuition Rs 3,57,000/-
75% Scholarship on tuition Rs 5,36,000/-
Full-tuition Scholarship Rs 7,15,000/-
Full Scholarship Rs 9,00,000/-

Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021 Important Dates

First Round of applications will remain open till 07th January 2021
Second & Final Round of Applications will begin on 08th January & will end on 12th April 2021

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Final Round – II

Events Important Dates
Application Deadline: 12th April 2021
Online Writing Test: 23rd April – 27th April 2021
Application for Financial Aid: End of April / Early May 2021
Personal Interviews: 28th April – 5th June 2021
Offers to Selected Applicants: 15th June – 20th June 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021

Young India Fellowship Program is open to all young men and women with:

  • A recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree
  • The student must be in the final year of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree from renowned University of India
  • Applicants who have a recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline (can be final-year students at the time of application), and are no more than 28 years of age on 1st August 2021 are eligible to apply
  • Applicants may have work experience and/or postgraduate degree, and can be from any academic or professional background.

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Ashoka University Young India Fellowship 2021 Application Form

  • The interested and eligible applicants can apply online for Young India Fellowship; there they have to register themselves on the Young India Fellowship website
  • There is no application fee for the YIF.

Selection Process

  • There are various factors which are evaluated for the selection of the applicants like submitted application, telephonic interview, personal interview and also the General Ability test to assess the applicant’s verbal, written and analytical skills.
  • The selection process will be carried out in 3 stages, each one being an elimination stage.

Application Assessment

  • All applications are reviewed by the selection committee consisting of faculty and executive members of the program.

Telephonic Interview

  • Short-listed applicants are interviewed on the telephone. Applicants will be notified in advance about when the telephonic interview will take place.

Comprehension Test & Personal Interview

  • On the day of the Personal Interview, applicants will be required to take a comprehension test just before the interview.
  • Applicants are interviewed in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore.

Financial Aid

  • Young India Fellowship believes that talented and bright students may belong to any social or economic strata.
  • Tuition expenses for lectures and workshops.
  • Boarding and lodging.
  • Cost of reading and case materials, library subscriptions and shared text books.

About Young India Fellowship (YIF)

  • The Young India Fellowship (YIF) is a one-year multidisciplinary postgraduate diploma Program in Liberal Studies.
  • The Fellowship brings together a group of 300 bright young individuals who show exceptional intellectual ability and leadership potential from across the country, and trains them to become socially committed agents of change.


  • The aim is to help Fellows become well-rounded individuals who are able to think critically about issues from multiple perspectives, communicate effectively and go on to become self-aware leaders with a commitment to public service.

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