ISB YLP - Young Leaders Program

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ISB YLP -Young Leaders Program

ISB introduces the Young Leaders Program (YLP), a first-of-its-kind platform for undergraduate students from different undergraduate streams to take the first step towards becoming a global leader in the corporate world vide structured cutting edge learning and mentorship programmes.

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.

The YLP admits gets to interact with students and alums from different professional and educational backgrounds, learn from distinguished resident and international faculty and go through research based contemporary curriculum.

Benefits of YLP Program -

The accomplished undergraduates who make it to YLP, will undergo through a curriculum which will enable them to focus on their career in a structured manner and accelerate their professional growth. The youngsters who make it to this program enjoy the following perks:

  • 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 Lakh, 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.

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

Admission to the Young Leaders Programme is a three-stage process designed to evaluate your academic & analytical credentials, your leadership potential and your personal attributes.


Application form, One essay and Application fee


GMAT / GRE score, Two essays & One Evaluation


Face-to-Face interview

ISB YLP Stage 1 Essay for 2017:

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 briefly mention the incident and the impact it has had on your life. (300 words max)


Essay 2: 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)

Admission Events

YLP 2017 Stage-I OrientationTuesday,Jan10, 2017, 7.00 pm,ISTRegister
YLP 2017 Stage-I OrientationSunday,Feb5, 2017, 11.00 am,ISTRegister
YLP 2017 Stage-I OrientationSunday,Feb26, 2017, 7.00 pm,ISTRegister
YLP2017 Stage-I Application HelplineThursday, March 9, 2017, 7.00pm,ISTRegister
YLP2017 Stage-I Application Helpline: 1 week to deadlineSaturday, March18, 2017, 7.00pm,ISTRegister
YLP 2017 Stage-II OrientationSunday,May21, 2017, 11.00 am,ISTRegister
YLP2017 Stage-II OrientationSunday,July2, 2017, 7.00 pm,ISTRegister
YLP 2017 Stage-II Application HelplineSunday,August 20, 2017, 11.00 am,ISTRegister

Admission Calendar

Admission to the Young Leaders Programme is a three-stage process. The application / evaluation timelines are as under.The timelines are tentative and subject to revision.

STAGE 1March 25, 2017
STAGE 2August 31, 2017
STAGE 3September 15 - October 15, 2017
RESULTSOctober 31, 2017

ISB YLP Application & interview preparation service price

I Stage9,5009,500
II Stage13,00015,000
One mock Comprehensive7,50011,000

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