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Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship 2017-19

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Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship 2017-19

About Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship 2017-19


Azim Premji Foundation Fellowship is an opportunity to professionals who are willing to work for a social change.Fellowship for those who are eligible for education and gain experience & understand the realities of rural government schools.Online assessment test to be held on December 4, 2016, and Personal Interviews from December 19 to 23, 2016.It is a 2-year full-time program and the last date to apply for the fellowship program is November 30, 2016, and the fellowship is likely to begin in March 2017.

→Year 1 - Candidates will have to teach in government schools, immersion in education to develop/ build their perspective along with participation in the activities of a District Institute (DI) of the Foundation to understand the various roles in the DI.
→Year 2 -  Focus will be laid upon the capacity building of the Fellows based upon the role they could possibly contribute in the DI after the Fellowship.

→Fellows will be posted to some of the least developed districts of rural India and the details are given below.
→Chhattisgarh
→Karnataka (Requires proficiency in Kannada)
→Bihar
→Madhya Pradesh
→Puducherry(Requires proficiency in Tamil)
→Rajasthan
→Uttarakhand
→Telangana

Scholarship Reward

Shortlisted fellows will receive a monthly stipend of Rs. 27,000 and after the successful completion of the program. 
→Accommodation would be provided for the initial 2 weeks of induction, which would occur at Bangalore.
→Each Fellow will have 2 mentors assigned to them during the fellowship period. Fellows will receive continuous support from these mentors.

Application form and Process

Applicants have to follow the link given below to fill the online form for the fellowship.

Register online for Azim Premji Fellowship
Note:Along with the application form, the candidate has to upload their resume in PDF .doc format and a recent passport size photograph in jpg/jpeg format of size not exceeding 2 mb.

Selection Process

Candidates have to give 2 rounds that are a written test and a personal interview.
→Written Test will consist of essay type and multi-choice questions.
→Candidates on qualifying the written test will be informed through an e-mail.
→The selected candidates for round 2 i.e. the final round will be provided with the admit cards for the Personal Interview.

Details for the selection procedure for Azim Premji Fellowship

Stages Test Type Topic to be asked      Date Result declaration
Stage 1 Online Written Test Socio-Economic Geographical & Political understanding, Comprehension, Writing and Analytical Ability. December 4, 2016 Candidates will be informed by mail along with an admit card for stage 2
Stage 2 Personal Interview Personal interview followed by a presentation of 10-15 minutes on a given topic December 19 to 23, 2016

Contact Details

Azim Premji Foundation # 134, 
Doddakannelli Next to Wipro Corporate Office
Sarjapur Road Bangalore – 560 035
Karnataka, India
Email: fellowship@azimpremjifoundation.org
Phone: 1800 274 0101
(Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)

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