Eligibility & Selection


PRS seeks to engage with highly-motivated, bright young people for the LAMP Fellowship.

  • Candidate must be below 25 years of age, i.e. born on or after January 1, 1991.
  • Candidate must have at least a Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline.
  • Only Indian citizens are eligible for the LAMP Fellowship. 

Selection Process

The LAMP Fellowship involves a highly competitive selection process to enable brilliant, motivated young individuals across the country to be part of the Fellowship. Only Indian citizens are eligible for the LAMP Fellowship. Applications to the Fellowship are invited through an online application portal only. The online application form requires details of the candidate's academic background, relevant work experience and references. In addition, candidates are required to submit a statement of intent on what motivates them to be a LAMP Fellow and a short essay on a policy or legislative issue.
The application process is followed by an interview of shortlisted candidates. Interview will be either in person or telephonic. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to furnish references. Note than any attempt to influence the selection process could lead to the disqualification of the candidate.
We strongly encourage those interested to apply to the LAMP Fellowship to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).