PRS LAMP Fellows Profile

LAMP Fellows 2016-17

About 1500 candidates applied for the Fellowship, out of which 48 candidates made it as LAMP Fellows, batch of 2016-17. The Fellows come from diverse backgrounds and a snapshot of their profile is provided below.


Of the 48 Fellows, 54% are women and 46% are men.

Regional Diversity

The Fellows come from 18 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, 20% of the LAMP Fellows have a post-graduate degree.The academic background of the candidates is diverse as shown in the graph below. Lawyers top the list followed by Social Science graduates and Engineers.


Academic Diversity


Work Experience

More than a fourth of the LAMP Fellows 2016-17 have worked in a professional environment for at least 6 months. The industry they come from is diverse and covers sectors like Information technology, Manufacturing, Media, Finance, Law and non-profit.