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Indian Institute for Human Settlement is a leading educational of India with its focus on sustainable, equitable, and efficient transformation of settlements in India. It offers various fellowships and internships to young scholars to prepare them for transforming the nature of urban education.

About the program

The Urban Fellows Program offered by IIHS is designed to identify and train learners in different aspects of urban practice. It is a scholarship-based program that is conducted at the Bengaluru campus of IIHS.

Name of the programme: – Urban Fellows Programme (UFP)

Duration of the programme: – 9 months

• Nature of the programme: – Full-time residential

• Mode of education: – Live projects + classroom learning + site-based applied learning + external internships.

• Eligibility: –

– The maximum acceptable age is 30 years at the time of commencement.

– Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

– If candidates have prior experience in urban sector work, then educational requirements are reduced to having completed 10+2 from a recognized board.

– Candidates must have basic proficiency in English language.

– Candidates must be Indian citizens. OCI Card holders are not eligible to apply at this time

– Applications from women, people with disabilities, and those from economically and socially excluded communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

• Fees and Scholarships: – INR 2.75 Lacs payable in three installments. This total fee includes all accommodation costs, travel costs for the UFP on exposure visits and expenditure on local and intercity travel for UFP Practica and applied Projects.

The UFP is committed to providing scholarships to candidates who receive admission, and who are unable to pay the programme tuition, after a review of their financial needs. The programme is thus need-blind. A candidate’s selection and admission into the programme will not be affected by their ability to pay. Stipends also available for selected candidates to take care of living expenses.

• Important Dates: –

– Application start: – 15th March 2024

– Application close: – 15th April 2024

– Round 1 Results: Third week of May 2024

– Written Test and Interviews: early June 2024

– Acceptance Decisions: June 2024

– Programme Starts: August 2024

• Selection Process: –

Step 1: Our Admissions Committee will review the candidate’s application.

Step 2: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and informed about the date of their personal interview (over GMeet or phone) and the written test.

Step 3: Interview of shortlisted candidates by the UFP Admissions Committee and the written test.

Step 4: Successful candidates will receive an offer to become a Fellow, Batch of 2024-25

Step 5: Fellows accept the offer and pay the deposit amount within a week of the offer.

Note: The final candidates will be selected based on their scores in both selection processes.

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements has launched the Urban Fellows Programme (UFP) 2019-20.  

The UFP is a ten-month, full-time, scholarship-based interdisciplinary fellowship at the IIHS City Campus in Bengaluru. It seeks to combine classroom teaching, site-based applied learning, work in live projects, and external internships to introduce learners to diverse forms of urban practice.

The fourth iteration of this fellowship will run from August 2019 to May 2020. The UFP is committed to providing scholarships to all candidates that receive admission, who are unable to pay the programme tuition, after a review of their financial needs. Recent graduates and young professionals from varied educational backgrounds or practice domains who were born on or after 1 August 1989 are eligible to apply. 

Applications to the UFP 2019-20 close on 18 April 2019. For more information, please visit www.urbanfellows.iihs.co.in 

Eligibility criteria for the Urban Fellows Programme:

Candidates must not exceed 30 years of age at the time of the fellowship’s commencement. Applicants should be born on or after 1 August 1989. We encourage you to apply if you are:

A candidate with a Bachelors/ Masters/ M.Phil. degree in any subject or discipline, including the social sciences, humanities, planning, architecture, urban studies, development studies, environmental studies, engineering, commerce, management, journalism, law, media and the Arts.

A candidate who has non-degree training and has undertaken certification programmes after their 10+2 schooling.

A candidate who does not have formal education after their 10+2, but has substantial experience (either formal or informal) working on urban concerns and challenges, in sectors such as housing, education, public health, economic development, environmental concerns, water, waste, sanitation, etc.

We encourage applications from women, people with disabilities and those from economically and socially excluded communities. We encourage applicants from smaller urban centers.

Applicants must be Indian citizens. OCI Card holders are not eligible to apply at this time. In addition, citizens of Nepal with valid identity documents (Nepalese passport or Nepalese Citizen Certificate or Nepalese Voter’s Identification Card) are also eligible to apply.

Application deadline for the Urban Fellows Programme is April 18th, 2019.

Hear from our current batch of Fellows on what they have to say about the Fellowship  https://bit.ly/2OK4qdz 

Applications to the fourth iteration of the Urban Fellows Programme (UFP) close on 18 April! The UFP is a scholarship-based, ten-month, full-time, residential, inter-disciplinary fellowship designed for learners from a wide range of disciplines with an interest in urban issues. 


The Fellowship will run from August 2019 to May 2020. The Fellowship consists of seven key Learning elements – Commons, Electives, Applied Practica and Projects, Exposure Visits, Masterclasses, Skill Labs and Internship. These elements are led and taught by a diverse and experienced set of faculty spanning a wide range disciplines and expertise. These include full-time academicians and practitioners who champion UFP’s premise to bridge theory and practice. To know more about our faculty visit  http://urbanfellows.iihs.co.in/faculty/  

Listen to some of our Faculty and Fellows answer questions on the Urban Fellows Programme, on our webinars https://bit.ly/2VFmfNr

Applications for the Urban Fellows Programme close on 18 April 2019. Apply now!  http://urbanfellows.iihs.co.in/  For queries, write to [email protected] or call on  +91 99012 55788, 96064 84336

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Deadline to apply for the Urban Fellows Programme has been extended till 26 April, 11.59 PM. Apply soon! Visit  http://urbanfellows.iihs.co.in/  for more information!

Here is a short video profiling our Fellows. See what some of them are up to now! 


Hi. Will the candidates who are not shortlisted receive some kind of confirmation. Because I'm still waiting. Kindly let me know.

India’s urban transition is unprecedented in scale and complexity. Within it lie both the opportunities of increased economic growth and employment as well as the challenges of persistent inequality, extreme deprivation and environmental degradation. Be a part of shaping this transition. 

Admissions Open for The Urban Fellows Programme (UFP) 2020-21! 

Last date to apply- 19th April 2020

Revised Deadline - 26th April 2020

Apply Now: http://urbanfellows.iihs.co.in/?utm_source=Pagalguy&utm_medium=Emailer&utm_campaign=IIHS_2020

The UFP’s curriculum draws from the IIHS curriculum co-created in partnership with the world’s leading universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University College London (UCL), the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Federal University of the ABC Region, Sao Paulo (UFABC), in addition to nearly a hundred practitioners and scholars from across India.

There are seven key Learning Elements. 

1.The Commons

2. The Elective Modules

3. Applied Practica and Projects

4. Skill Labs

5. The Internship

6. Exposure Visit

7. Master Classes

Academic Calendar-

The seven learning elements are structured across three terms: the Commons Term, the Elective Term and the Internship Term. Fellows are in residence in Bangalore for the first two, and in their internship placements for the third. Two exposure visits are in between. Skill Labs, Applied Practica and Master Classes run throughout the Commons and Elective terms.

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UFP is IIHS's flagship fellowship, seeking to equip, nurture and prepare a new generation of graduates and young professionals committed to the common good, who can become change-makers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to address India’s complex urban challenges.

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