Teach For India has opened the application window to apply for their two-year-long paid Fellowship Programme. The Fellowship entails two years of full-time teaching at schools for underprivileged children across eight Indian cities. The fellowship is open to both graduates and working professionals in India. The eight Indian cities are as follows: Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad. Those who are selected for fellowships will receive training in the form of a residential workshop and "community engagement", before they are assigned to a school in one of these cities.
The Teach For India Fellowship application happens in four different rounds. Candidates can apply only once in any particular round. For the 2023 cohort, the dates for the four rounds are as follows:
- The first round of applications will be accepted up to 18 September 2022 (results will be announced on 28 September 2022)
- The second round's last date is 20 November 2022 (results will be released on 30 November 2022)
- The third round of applicants can send in their forms till 29 January 2023 (results will be released on 8 February 2023)
- The fourth round will conclude on 19 March 2023. (results will be released on 29 March 2023)
For each round, applications must be received by 11:59 PM IST on the specified due dates. On the indicated result dates, the application decision and any necessary next actions will be conveyed by email to the successful candidates.
To be eligible to apply for the fellowship, the applicants must be an Indian Citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India and must have either graduated or be graduating with a Bachelor's degree, latest by June/July 2023. Furthermore, this must be their first application to the Teach For India Fellowship 2023 cohort. Applicants would get a monthly salary of Rs 21,943 in addition to a housing allowance.
How to apply for Teach For India Fellowship Programme 2023
Interested candidates can follow the given instructions to apply for the Fellowship Programme of Teach For India.
Step 1: Visit the official website of Teach For India
Step 2: Sign up using your email address or LinkedIn profile
Step 3: After registration, fill out the application form with all the relevant information
Step 4: Submit the application form
Step 5: After the submission of the form, candidates have to take a 25-minute online test that must be attempted within 72 hours
The selection process for Teach For India Fellowship Programme
To get selected for the fellowship programme, applicants have to go through the following three stages.
Stage 1: Submitting the application form and completing an online test
Stage 2: Phone Interview
Stage 3: Visiting the assessment centre for a 5-minute lesson, a group activity with other applicants, and a short problem-solving activity.
The Teach For India Fellowship provides the most talented and driven young citizens of India with the chance to work as full-time teachers in some of the country's most under-resourced schools, working with children from underprivileged communities. Fellows change the lives of the students in their classroom, which in turn changes them personally and propels them into leadership roles for quality education.