Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship 2018

Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Program 2018


Applications are invited for the 2-year full time Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Program 2018. The Fellowship is an opportunity for you to explore various dimensions of education, and to discover if this is your calling.


Our 2-year Fulltime Fellowship Program

Provides opportunities to build understanding on how change in education can happen. You will build this understanding through hands on teaching, by engaging in educational dialogue and by directly participating in a range of activities designed to bring change. Every Fellow will be actively mentored

Fellows will be posted in the rural districts of the six states and one Union territory that we work out of. They are expected to commit to a life which is seemingly rough but very rewarding – gaining important and exciting insights about the people of that terrain and their lives

Fellows will be posted to the interior districts of Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Telangana and Uttarakhand


Year 1:

Hands-on teaching experience for 120 days at a government school in the block of a district

Understanding the ecosystem of a school engaging with the teachers, community, and education functionaries

Constantly exploring issues of education through reading, writing and dialoging with your colleagues

Each Fellow will be actively mentored by experienced members of the Foundation


Year 2:

All the activities of Year 1 will continue and additional activities will be taken up in preparing for a suitable role that a Fellow might choose in the District Institute once the Fellowship Program is completed


Fellowship Stipend

A consolidated monthly stipend of Rs.28,800 would be paid to each Fellow during the 2 year program. Statutory deductions will apply



Aspiring candidates must fulfill the following criteria to apply for the Fellowship:

Post Graduate or professional degree in any discipline

3-10 years of work experience

Willingness to work in the District Institutes

Passion for social change

It would be beneficial to know the local language of the district/ state that you’re posted in


Selection Process

Candidates shortlisted based on their application will go through two stages of selection:

Online Assessment: The test will assess applicants on their knowledge about socio-economics, geographical & political understanding, reading comprehension, descriptive writing and analytical ability. The test will be a mix of multiple choice and descriptive Questions.

Personal Interview: Applicants who clear the online assessment will be invited for an interview. Candidates will be notified by e-mail and given a particular topic, on which they should prepare a 10-15 minute presentation to the interview panel



Register yourself by filling up the form website After registration, you can log in using the login block on the left hand side

Please note that you will need to upload your photograph and resume as part of the application. Please keep your username and password confidential

All information that you provide will be kept strictly confidential and will be used only for the purposes of the application process

Along with your CV, please upload your “Statement of purpose” (Word / PDF), with responses to: Why do you want to be a part of the Fellowship programme and How do you think you can contribute and impact the school education system (Word Limit- Max 600 words and Min 300 words)

For more details, you can send an e-mail to [email protected] or visit or call the toll free number 1800 419 0201 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)


Important Dates


Last date of application 29th October 2017


Applicants who qualify the written test will be invited for personal interviews to be held at multiple locations from 11th to 15th December 2017


Azim Premji Foundation

#134 Doddakannelli, Next to Wipro Corporate Office, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore-560035 Tel: +91-80-6614-4900, Email: [email protected], Website


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