LAMP Fellows 2018-19 - Profile

About 2000 candidates applied for the Fellowship this year, out of which 56 candidates qualified as LAMP Fellows, batch of 2018-19. A brief snapshot of their profile is provided below.


Of the 56 Fellows, 60% are women and 40% are men.


Regional & Academic Diversity

The Fellows come from 17 different states in India. The chart provides a snapshot of the states they come from. Relatively higher proportion of candidates are from Delhi followed by Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

Though the eligibility criteria for the Fellowship do not require any post- graduate degree, 35% of the LAMP Fellows have a post-graduate degree.

LAMP Fellows come from diverse academic backgrounds as shown in the graph below. Lawyers top the list followed by Social Science graduates and Engineers.

Work Experience

More than one-fourth of the LAMP Fellows 2018-19 have worked in a professional environment for at least 6 months. The industry they come from is diverse and covers sectors like Information technology, Think tanks, Media, Finance, Law and non-profit. and non-profit.