Teach For India Fellowship Program 2019/2021 for India’s change agents (Funded)

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Application Deadline: 2nd September 2018

Teach For India offers you the chance to make a real difference in tackling one of India’s most pressing challenges — educational inequity. By presenting you with one of the most difficult challenges of your life, the Fellowship will help you develop leadership skills that are critical in today’s dynamic global work environment. The Fellowship Program gives you an opportunity to become a part of the solution and a change agent in the society.

The Teach For India Fellowship is a highly selective and coveted program, with an average selectivity rate of 7% over the past 7 years. Through the 3 staged process detailed below, we select the highest potential candidates into the program.

Teach For India is looking for potential Fellows who have exhibited academic proficiency, demonstrated leadership, strong organizational skills, hold a graduate degree and are inclined to make a commitment to the community. Students and professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree at the time of joining the Fellowship are invited to apply. Please Click Here to go through all the eligibility criteria in detail.
Teach For India Fellows are a diverse group of people, brought together by their past achievements and their passion to eliminate educational inequity. They come from diverse backgrounds of colleges such as IITs, IIMs, St.Stephen’s College, St. Xavier’s College, Christ University, Presidency College etc and companies such as Accenture, McKinsey, Mahindra & Mahindra, IBM, Ernst & Young, Schlumberger etc. By joining the Fellowship, you will get an opportunity to work with some of the brightest and most enterprising minds of the country.


  • Teach For India Fellows will be paid a salary of Rs. 19,000 per month.
  • If required to relocate from their home city, Fellows will be given a housing allowance ranging from Rs.5500 to 10,000, depending on the city in which they will stay. In addition, Fellows will receive an allowance for school supplies.

STAGE I | The Application Form and Online Test

  • Applications for the 2019-2021 Fellowship are now open. Click on the SIGNUP button to start filling out your application for the 2019-2021 programme. If you have any questions about the Fellowship or the application process please email apply@teachforindia.org and our recruitment team will be in touch with you
  • The application form is an opportunity for us to get to know you. It can be as detailed as you want it to be. Through the application, we will understand why you want to join Teach For India and why you would be a strong fit for the Fellowship.
  • Once you submit your application you will receive a link to a one-hour online test (AMCAT) which focuses on English language and decision making skills. This must be completed within 4 days from the date you submit your application form. Your application will not be complete until you complete the test.

STAGE II | The Phone Interview

After we have reviewed your application form and completed AMCAT test, we may have some additional questions for you. If so, you will be invited to attend a 30-minute phone interview with one of our team members. Here we will ask follow-up questions to gain further information that will be helpful in our evaluation.

STAGE III | The Assessment Centre

If successful in your application, you will be invited to the final stage of our selection process – an in-person Assessment Centre. Here, you will teach a 5-minute lesson, take part in a group discussion and complete a short problem-solving activity. You will also have an hour-long personal interview with one of our staff members. If you are based abroad and cannot attend one of our in-person Assessment Centres, we will conduct your interview and relevant activities over Skype.

For More Information

Visit the Official Webpage of the Teach For India Fellowship Program 2019/2021 

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