Saturday, 7 January 2017

Teach For India Fellowship 2016

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About Teach For India Fellowship 

Details of Teach For India Fellowship 

Teach for India Fellowship is a 2-year program which provides an opportunity to young people to develop leadership qualities and simultaneously transform the lives of the children under their care.
→ At present Teach for India program is working in 7 cities

  • Mumbai 
  • Pune 
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad 
  • Chennai
  • Ahmedabad 
  • Bengaluru

→ Currently it has 1100 fellows who are from diverse backgrounds like IITs, IIMs, St.Stephen’s College, St. Xavier’s College, Accenture, McKinskey, Mahindra & Mahindra, IBM etc.

Teach For India Fellowship Application Deadline 

→ The application must be submitted within the following four deadlines given below by 10:00 PM IST

  • August 30, 2016
  • October 25, 2016
  • December 13, 2016
  • February 7, 2017

Who can participate

→ Both Male and Female students can apply. Students from all India region are eligible.
→ Graduates & Professionals of diverse field can apply for Teach for India Fellowship.
→ Indian Nationals & Indian Origin residing all over the globe can apply for Teach for India Fellowship.
→ No age limit
→ Applicants should be fluent in English as they will be placed in English Medium Schools and have to teach and attend training sessions conducted in English.

Scholarship Reward

→ Selected Fellows will receive a salary of Rs. 17,500 per month.
→ In case the fellows are placed in cities other than their hometown, they will receive a  housing allowance ranging from Rs.5,500 to 8,300 depending on the city.
→ Allowance for School Supplies will be also given.

Application form and Process

→ For reference, students can visit Teach for India website, watching short videos on website, speaking with staff, Fellows or Alumni or reading related articles.
→ Indian Nationals or person of Indian Origin (PIOs) can apply for the Fellowship.
→ Applicants in case of being an Indian origin residing outside the geographical limits of India have to get the OCI card.For the further details on OCI card, candidates can go to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Steps to apply for Teach for India Fellowship

→ Create an account & Login - Before applying to the fellowship, the candidate first have to create an account.
 Click Here to Apply Online

  • Enter Personal details & contact details
  • Professional Details & Work Details
  • Education Details
  • Personal Hobbies & Interests

Selection Process

→ Candidates for the 2017 Teach For India Fellowship will be selected through a multi-stage process. These stages are

  • Online Test
  • Review of academic achievements
  • Telephonic Interview (This is not applicable to all)
  • Evaluation at the Assessment Centre
  • Academic, Employment and Reference Checks

Contact Details

Teach For India
c/o The Akanksha Foundation
Voltas House ‘C’,T. B. Kadam Marg, Chinchpokli, Mumbai - 400 033, India
Tel: +91 22 6518 2238
Email- apply@teachforindia.org.

Last Date: 07/02/2017

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