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A Peer Learning Experience Like No Other

Young India Fellows are a group of promising young individuals, selected through a rigorous and elaborate search for passionate achievers with a desire to bring about change. At the YIF, a gold medalist from IIT, a history major from LSR, a Kathak dancer, a banker from Goldman Sachs and a journalist from Reuters, all attend lectures together. This creates an unparalled peer learning environment rich with multiple perspectives. From engineering to design, film to agriculture, medicine to art, and law to journalism, being amidst diverse peers will enable cross flow of ideas and learning - which will complement and challenge what you learnt in your previous experiences.



Every aspect of the YIF, whether academic, experiential, cultural or informal, allows you to engage with your diverse set of peers in multiple ways. Fellows also come together to organise the ‘Friends of YIF Day’ - an opportunity for you and your peers to showcase your talent to members of the Ashoka community.

The 11th Cohort of 198 Fellows: Class of 2022

Undergraduate Academic Backgrounds: Fellows 2021-22


Undergraduate Institutions: Fellows 2021-22


Institutions where Fellows '22 have completed their undergraduate studies include, but are not limited to: 


Amrita School of Engineering / BITS Pilani / Christ University / Hansraj College / Hindu College / IIT BHU / IIM Indore / IP College for Women Jawaharlal Nehru University / KIIT University / Kirorimal College / Lady Shri Ram College for Women / Manipal University / Miranda House / National Law University, Lucknow / NIT Raipur / NIT Trichy Penn State University / Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology / St. Stephen’s College / St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata / St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai / Shri Ram College of Commerce Tata Institute of Social Sciences / University of Warwick


Workplaces and Internship Institutions: Fellows 2021-22


Institutions where Fellows '22 have worked or interned include, but are not limited to: 


Accenture / Bajaj Finance / Boston Consulting Group / Capgemini / Centre for Policy Research / Deloitte / Egon Zehnder / Ernst & Young / Ericsson / Goldman Sachs / KPMG / Lenovo / Michael Page / PRS Legislative Research / Pratham Education Foundation / Robert Bosch / Steel Authority of India / Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. / Shortlist Professionals / Siemens / The New Indian Express / Teach for India / Texas Instruments / Times Internet / UpGrad / Wipro / Zomato / ZS Associates