Teach for India Fellowship

The Teach for India Fellowship program, is an opportunity for India’s brightest and most promising youth, from the nation’s best universities and workplaces, to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. Tech for India is a 2 year program which provides an opportunity to young people to develop leadership quality and simultaneously transform the life of children under their care. At present teach for India program is working in 7 cities – Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru and these cities are places where selected fellows will be placed. Currently Tech for India has 1100 fellows who are from diverse background like IITs, IIMs, St. Stephen College, St. Xavier’s College, Accenture, McKinskey, Mahindra & Mahindra and IBM etc.

Benefits of Teach for India Fellowship:

  • The Program will help the fellow in developing leadership qualities and they will be important with knowledge to manage people and resources
  • Selected Fellow will receive a salary of Rs. 17,500/- per month
  • In case fellow are placed other cities than their hometown, such fellow will receive housing allowance ranging from Rs. 5500/- to Rs. 8300/- depends on cities

Required Eligibility and Conditions for Applying Teach for India Fellowship:

  1. Candidate must completed all coursework required for an undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree) from an accredited college or university
  2. Candidate should be either an Indian citizen or a foreign national of Indian origin. Foreign citizens who are not of Indian origin are not eligible to apply
  3. The Fellowship is a full-time, paid commitment to teaching and living in one of placement cities (Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru) starting May/June of respective year
  4. Candidate must have fluent in the English language as Teach For India Fellows will be placed in English-medium schools and will be expected to teach in and attend training sessions conducted in English
  5. There is no age limit to apply for Teach For India Fellowship

Document Required for Applying Teach for India Fellowship:

  1. Passport Size photograph
  2. Copy of results of all semesters’ examinations passed by the University
  3. Copy of latest fee receipts issued by the University/Institutes
  4. Copy of Ration Card/Adhar Card/Voter I-Card/Pass-Port/Pan-Card or any other residence proof
  5. The Income certificate

Application Procedure: 

  1. Before applying for scholarship the candidate have to create account and login Id by visiting following site: http://apply.teachforindia.org/
  2. Enter personal details and contact details with educational qualification with professional details and work experience
  3. The essay has to be submitted along with application form. The essay has to be highest quality without any grammatical error and spelling mistake
  4. There is no application fee for this fellowship and all application should be submitted online

Contact Details:

  1. The fellow can contact to following address: Teach For India, c/o The Akanksha Foundation, Voltas House ‘C’, T. B. Kadam Marg, Chinchpokli, Mumbai – 400033
  2. Phone No.: +91 22 65182238
  3. Email Id: apply@teachforindia.org

References & Details:

  1. For more information and application form student can visit the following links:
  2. http://www.teachforindia.org/
  3. http://apply.teachforindia.org/


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