About Chanakya University
Chanakya University is a global institution in Bengaluru, committed unflinchingly to the service of society through excellence in teaching, development of knowledge, and direct contributions to the world of practice. Chanakya University is committed to fostering a multi-disciplinary approach to education.
Their Liberal Education model empowers students to explore their full potential by discovering new avenues for growth and personal development.
About the Fellowship
The Chanakya Fellowship in Social Sciences (CFSS) is a year-long residential postgraduate diploma program offered by Chanakya University. It is a flagship program that brings together fellows
passionate about multi-disciplinary, multidimensional, and multisectoral learning.
The CFSS offers core courses in Economics, International and Strategic Affairs, Political Science, and Public Policy and provides interdisciplinary training to develop V-shaped individuals with deep skills in specific functional areas and vital skills in related disciplines.
Key Features of the Fellowship
Multidisciplinary PG Diploma with a focus to build deep skills in specific functional areas and vital skills in related disciplines.
Global Faculty Pool from the top institutions of the world teaching 20+ courses spanning across economics, international relations and public policy.
Extensive focus on transformative career paths across social sciences, research, and governance.
Fellows will be closely mentored by faculty and alumni of top global institutions such as the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, King’s College London, and the London School of Economics etc. Distinguished Faculty in the program include Prof Harsh Pant, Prof Jean-Louis Arcand, Prof Nikolai Wenzel, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, and Dr Rahul Verma, among others. The Fellowship Advisory Council is chaired by Padma Shri Dr Bibek Debroy (Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India).
September 1, 2023: Start of Fellowship
June 30, 2024: Conclusion of Fellowship
Applicants should have completed a undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline as of July 2023 from a recognized university
Applicants of all age groups across diverse academic, geographical, professional and socio economic backgrounds are welcomed.
Final-year students, working professionals, postgraduate or doctoral degree holders, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and those in the middle of a gap year or preparing for competitive examinations, among others – are all eligible to apply.
How to register?
To register, please click the link provided below or visit https://chanakyauniversity.edu.in/registration/
Applicants will receive a confirmation email.
Fill background information, education, current role, and related information
The candidate shall submit a detailed CV/resume, a statement of purpose (about 500 words), and an essay (max 500 words).
Optional writing brief (max 200 words) for candidates to convey any other essential information.
Applicants for scholarships are required to share a 300-word essay to substantiate.
A personal interview will be conducted based on the information provided by the applicants, the interview may also entail relevant topics as decided by the panel to determine the fit of the candidate.
A Rolling Deadline with Priority for Early Applications for Scholarships
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