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ISB introduces a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, the Young Leaders Program (YLP) for undergraduate students, and your platform to take the first step towards becoming a global leader in the corporate world.

YLP provides guaranteed admission to a future, much sought after, One Year Post Graduate Program(PGP) at ISB, contingent upon completion of one year and nine months of work experience.

Key benefits of the program

During YLP you are not only encouraged to learn and apply the knowledge so gained at your workplace. The program also accelerates career growth during the two pre-PGP years vide structured cutting edge learning and mentorship programs and concludes with admission to the PGP in Management.

The youngsters who make it to this program enjoy the following benefits:

  • Guaranteed Admission into the one year PGP: The admit, during his final undergraduate year, will secure admission into the future PGP, contingent upon completion of one year and nine months of work experience.
  • Cutting edge Learning and Mentorship Program:
  • The admit will be mentored by experienced ISB counselors to enable him/her navigate his/her career path during the two pre-PGP years.
  • During his/her work tenure, the admit will be attending four intensive weekend programs on the ISB Campus at a gap of six months each.
  • YLP Scholarship: Each youngster who makes it to this program, will be granted a YLP scholarship of ` 1 Lac, in addition to the existing need, merit and corporate scholarships which all PGP students contest for.
  • Build Network: The admits will be connected to a group of YLP peers-like minded high-end achievers – as well as the ISB student community and alumni. Admits can interact, share their experiences and build a network for life

Program structure

March – Pre-final year

Apply to Stage 1 of YLP

July – Final year

Shortlisted candidates to apply to Stage 2 with GMAT scores

September – Final year

Final Selection Process on campus

October – Final year

Admission Offers

Summer – Year 1 of work

Attend YLP Learning Weekend 1, complete graduation and start your job

Winter – Year 1 of work

Attend YLP Learning Weekend 2

Summer – Year 2 of work

Attend YLP Learning Weekend 3

Winter – Year 2 of work

Attend YLP Learning Weekend 4

Winter – Year 2 of work

Apply for ISB scholarship and attend interview

April – Year 2 of work



YLP admits unable to complete 1 year and 9 months of work experience by April, year 2, have an option to join by April, year 3.


Application Process

Fundamental Essentials: To be considered for admission, an applicant must be in his/her pre-final year of graduation.


Application process – Stage 1

Candidates applying to Stage 1 will need to submit: Application form, One essay and Application fee

Application process – Stage 2

Candidates shortlisted from Stage 1 will then be asked to submit: GMAT / GRE score, Two essays & One Evaluation

Application process – Stage 3
Candidates shortlisted from Stage 2 will be invited to the ISB campus for the Final Selection Process which will include an Face-to-Face interview.

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ISB YLP Stage 1 Essays

ISB YLP Essay 1
Write about an incident or set of incidents in your life that had the most profound influence on you. While writing this essay you may briefly mention about the incident, the impact it had on your life. (300 words max)

ISB YLP Essay 1
How would you describe yourself as a person and what are the two qualities / skills / attributes that you wish to further develop in yourself through the ISB Young Leaders Programme? (300 words max)


ISB YLP Stage 2 Essays

You are also required to submit two more essays at this stage. The essays for 2nd stage will be given to the shortlisted candidates only.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab show_icon=”” icon_skin=”custom” tab_id=”fe23806c-f350-0″ title=”Deadlines”][vc_column_text]Stage 1

Application Deadline: March 25, 2017


Stage 2

Application Deadline: August 31, 2017


Stage 3

Application Deadline: October 15, 2017



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