Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Programme 2015 on Education: Applications Invited


The Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship Programme aims to give an educational and social sector experience to a diverse range people from a variety of backgrounds.

This rigorous 2-year programme comprises:

Year 1 would be distributed between – teaching in government schools, immersion in education to develop/ build their perspective along with participation in the activities of the Foundation’s District Institute (DI) where they are placed, to understand the various roles in the DI.

Year 2 would be focused upon capacity building of the Fellows based upon the role they could possibly contribute in the DI after the Fellowship.

During this period the focus would be to provide opportunities to the Fellows to build an understanding in the area of education through teaching and capacity building in various roles in the DI. They will be actively mentored and will benefit from hands-on experience of working in the field.

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Fellows will be posted to some of the least developed districts of rural India and need to be prepared to live and work in the highly challenging environments that they will encounter there.

You should have 3 to 10 years of work experience, with a post-graduate or a professional degree in any discipline. We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds. What is important is your willingness to explore the social sector and the desire to contribute.

You will be posted in the districts of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry, Rajasthan,Telangana and Uttarakhand.

Selection Process

Stage 1: Online Assessment – September  13  / 20, 2015

Online Assessment / Test will cover aspects of Socio-Economic Geographical & Political understanding, Reading Comprehension, Descriptive Writing and Analytical Ability.

The test pattern consists of Multiple Choice and Descriptive Questions.

Candidates shortlisted for test will be informed by email, along with Admit card.The results of the Online Assessment / Test will also be announced by email.

Stage 2: Personal Interviews – Week of September 28, 2015

Applicants who clear the Online Assessment will be invited for a Personal Interview by phone and email.

Candidates should be prepared to make a presentation to the interview panel for about 10-15 minutes on a given topic as a part of the Personal Interview.

The FAQs can be accessed HERE.


The Application Form can be accessed HERE.


Phone: 1800 274 0101 (Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)


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