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How to apply

For YSP 2024, the Application process flow is as follows-

Step 1: Review the eligibility criteria

Step 2: Prepare application components

      • Keep scanned copies of your school mark sheets for the previous grade/class.
      • Draft, review and refine your essay
      • Keep your details handy for the online application fee payment

Step 3: Select the ‘Young Scholars Programme‘ option in the drop down menu here to begin your application. Continue choosing ANY ONE session (May OR June) under ‘I wish to attend Young Scholars Programme for‘  on your application form. Proceed with filling your details on the online application form, click on the ‘application fee’ tab, which will take you to the payment window to complete the INR.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) application fees payment. Application fees is non-refundable.

Step 4: Once the fees has been paid, click ‘review’ to check all details. Once checked, click ‘submit’ to submit your form.

Step 5:  Check your inbox for a YSP confirmation receipt  that indicates a successful application. Confirmation emails would usually arrive within 24-48 hours of submission, due to occasional delays in payment processing.

Step 6:. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and decisions to accept/ reject your application are normally released within 2 weeks of application submission. For example, if your application confirmation is sent to you on Jan 9, 2024, the decision email would reach you on or before Jan 23, 2024. Due to limited seat availability, we encourage you to apply early to secure a seat in the programme. 

Step 7: If your application is accepted, the admission confirmation email will provide a link for payment of the programme fees. Programme fees are INR  49,500,/- for the YSP Foundation ( 5-day), INR 49,500/- for the YSP Tech, Data and Science, INR 49,500/- for the YSP Frontiers of Science, INR 49,500/- for YSP Economics, Policy, Society, INR 49,500/-  for Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Impact, and INR 85,000/- (10-day) for YSP Advanced (Foundation+ Any other YSP stream).

Programme fees are required to be paid within 5 days of receiving the admission acceptance email.

For example, if the admission acceptance email is received on  Jan 23, you are required to make the payment by Jan 28 (midnight). In case of delays in payment of the programme fees beyond the 5-day period, Ashoka reserves the right to cancel the offer for admission and offer the seat to another applicant. 

Step 8: Post receipt of payment for the program, you will receive a detailed document/guide on the course and other details.

*Programme fees are INR 49,500/- for each YSP stream. Please note that YSP FLAS, ELI, EPS, FS, TDCS is distinct from YSP Advanced, and those students who wish to enroll for both the programmes, the combined fees is INR 85,000/-


Applications close on April 21st, 2024 (Sunday), 23:59 hours.



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