Join the Chanakya Fellowship in Social Sciences (CFSS) at Chanakya University in Bengaluru! If you’re into economics, international affairs, political science, or public policy, this is your chance to explore and expand your knowledge. CFSS is all about mixing theory with real-world skills, getting you ready for an exciting future in your chosen field. Come be a part of a program that makes learning simple and practical!

About the Chanakya University:

Chanakya University is a prestigious global institution in Bengaluru that is committed to excellence in teaching, knowledge development, and real-world contributions. At Chanakya University, we embrace a multidisciplinary approach to education, offering a Liberal Education model that encourages students to explore their full potential. Our goal is to provide an exciting and fulfilling learning journey that nurtures every student’s growth and success.

Overview of the Program:

  • Chanakya University offers its flagship year-long residential postgraduate diploma program -Chanakya Fellowship in Social Sciences (CFSS).
  • It is a distinguished program that unites passionate fellows who desire to learn across various disciplines, dimensions, and sectors.
  • The CFSS comprises foundational courses in Economics, International and Strategic Affairs, Political Science, and Public Policy, and provides comprehensive interdisciplinary training.

About the Program:

  • Duration: 10 Months on-campus program at Bangalore.
  • Teaching Style: 360° Learning Experience including in-class sessions, collaborative group work & on-field learning components.
  • Batch: Diverse cohort, bringing together individuals from varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences
  • Faculties: Harsh V Pant ​(Professor at King’s College London) , Jean-Louis Arcand​ (Professor at Geneva Graduate Institute) , Nikolai Wenzel (Distinguished Professor at Fayetteville State University) , Manisha Priyam (Assoc. Professor at NUEPA) , Chetan Singai (Academic Lead-Chanakya Fellowship & Chief Consultant-NEP-2020) and many more.
  • Other Key People: Padma Shri Dr Bibek Debroy (Chairperson, EAC to the Prime Minister, Govt. of India) , Dr (Mrs) Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and many more.
  • Scholarships: Merit as well as Financial Aids Available.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Graduates from any stream by June 2024, 
  • Final-year students, working professionals or freshers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and those in the middle of a gap year or preparing for competitive examinations, should apply!

Financial Aid and Scholarship’s:

Chanakya University has been providing scholarships up-to 100% to ensure diversity, belongingness, and inclusion.  

  • Criteria: Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit as well as financial need, and in some cases, a combination of both.

Future Prospects:

  • Academia and Higher Education: The CFSS program offers fellows a unique chance to explore social sciences with global faculty guidance, including mentors from prestigious institutions like the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and the Indian Institute of Technology. Graduates gain exposure to top research methods, interact with leading figures, and are well-prepared for higher education overseas.
  • Social Sciences Careers: CFSS fellowship fosters research and critical inquiry, developing fellows into leaders in social sciences. The program combines theoretical foundations with practical applications, equipping fellows with critical thinking skills for the volatile world. Access to global faculty and practical modules ensures a strong interdisciplinary grounding, opening career paths in Think Tanks, NGOs, Finance, Consulting, Media, Political Consultancies, Nonprofit organizations, and Bureaucracy.
  • Careers in Governance: CFSS empowers fellows with cross-functional skills for impactful roles in governance. With an extensive alumni network, fellows leverage synergies and support from diverse groups. This comprehensive preparation equips fellows for significant roles in think tanks, NGOs, and governance positions like diplomats, bureaucrats, and officers.

How to Apply:

  • CLICK HERE to visit their Official Website for more details. 
  • CLICK HERE to apply for the Admission.

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