Democratizing Associations

Building a community of empowered minds and free ideas

“Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.”
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dedicated to fulfilling Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s dream of building a self-assured India, we at Kalam Centre believe that no Nation can achieve lofty goals without commitment, dedication and participation from its youth.

Passionate young minds with fresh ideas and high levels of energy and hope have an unmatched capability to solve for challenges through innovation.

Kalam Chakra Fellowship envisages building a community of empowered minds and free ideas through a dedicated 8-day program that will provide a platform for dialogue, debate, discussion and deliberation with achievers and leaders with varied experiences. We aim to build an empowered community that is passionate to make a change and give back to their immediate and global surroundings.

Only 35 candidates from across the globe will be selected.

Why Kalam Chakra Fellowship?

Be a Kalam Chakra Fellow

If you are a young leader devoted to alleviating the human index in your surroundings or aspire to be a changemaker committed to nation-building, we invite you to apply for this esteemed fellowship.

After the successful completion of the fellowship program, all outstanding participants will be recognized with the title of Kalam Chakra Fellow along with an endorsement of their respective works.

Each fellow will also be a part of the esteemed cohort of young leaders from various walks of life who can work with each other towards realizing the dream of Dr. Kalam for an Economic Superpower India.

Eligibility to apply for Kalam Chakra Fellowship

  • Applicant must be citizen of India or an NRI or a PIO
  • Age: Between 18 to 35 years as on October 15, 2020
  • Available to attend all sessions (all sessions in 2020 will be held online)
  • Attend 1-hour of training session per day
  • Participate in regular panel discussions on various topics
  • Dedicate at least 100 hours in a year towards missions aligned to Dr. Kalam’s vision
  • Be a life-long part of the cohort of Kalam Chakra

Selection Process

Application Form

Tell us what inspires you to bring change, people who have made a difference in your life and causes that you want to passionately work for.

Phone Interview

After we have reviewed your application, we may have some questions for you. Subsequently, we will invite you for a phone interview.

Assessment Centre

As the last and final step, once your application is selected it will be forwarded to the Assessment Centre for final selection.