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About Teach for India

Teach For India was founded in 2008. Inspired by Teach For America’s journey, we worked with McKinsey & Company to craft a blueprint around the belief that all children must attain an excellent education. Today, they are a movement of 900 Fellows teaching 33,000 children and 4,500+ Alumni who are collectively reaching 50 million children across India.

About Teach for India Fellowship

The Teach For India Fellowship is an empowering movement to revolutionise education in India.

As a Fellow, you will gain invaluable teaching and leadership skills and join a vast network of like-minded educators and mentors. You will become a part of an Alumni network of influential change agents and advocates for educational equity.

Foster lifelong connections and collaborations, gain unique perspectives and create lasting impact.


You are eligible to apply for the 2025 Fellowship cohort if you:

  • Completed graduation by June/July 2025.
  • Are applying for the first time for 2025 Fellowship cohort, since July 2024.
  • Are a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online via the link given at the end of the post.

Online Application: Share your achievements, interests, experiences and motivations for joining the Teach For India Fellowship.

Phone Interview: A short 30-minute discussion may be required on your submitted Application.


As a Teach For India Fellow, you will be paid a stipend of INR 25,344 per month. If you are relocating from your home city, you will receive a City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) ranging from INR 6,000 to INR 12,600 depending on your placement city during the Fellowship.


  • Reimbursements for work-related expenses (e.g. school supplies on a per-child cost basis).
  • Health insurance of up to INR 100,000 and access to free counselling.
  • Casual and sick leave, national, regional and school holidays and a summer break.
  • Access to our career fair after the Fellowship.


As a Teach For India Fellow, you will be placed in schools in underserved communities in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai or Pune. All Fellows will be required to reside in one of these cities during the period of the Fellowship.


DEADLINE: 11:59 PM IST, 1st SEPT 2024.


Still have questions about the Fellowship? Please write to apply@teachforindia.org.

Click here to apply.

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