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These #10 Indian Tech And Biz Schools Are Giving New Push to Entrepreneurship There are many tech and biz schools, which are realizing the importance of providing a right mix of theoretical knowledge and practical business lessons.

By Komal Nathani

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Dream of setting up a venture on your own and turning it into a reality are two different phases of an aspiring entrepreneur's life. The transitioning period between the two includes many important chapters, which helps aspiring entrepreneurs in grooming and taking a steady growth in industry. But, what if you get that grooming in the budding stage?

In the digitally-driven startup ecosystem, there are various startups, which are failing down at the pace than they are rising for some reason. But there are many tech and biz schools, which are realizing the importance of providing a right mix of theoretical knowledge and practical business lessons.

Take a look at the list of Indian B-schools that are helping aspiring entrepreneurs with practical workshops, scholarships and various training programs.

  • Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

ISB is one of India's finest management institution, and widely known as the world-class business institutions for studying management and entrepreneurial courses in Asia. This internationally known Indian B-school provides huge variety of courses that includes everything from healthcare management to family business program to various other. With the mix of Indian and global context, this B-school nurture students with a definitive approach.

  • IIT Delhi

In the bandwagon of supporting the push of entrepreneurship, IIT-Delhi is no behind. To jig the the wheel of entrepreneurship, IIT-Delhi is encouraging amateur entrepreneurs by its Entrepreneurship Cell. In 2015, EDC of IIT-Delhi conducted a placement programme for students, which was the first of its kind in India.

  • Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME)

One of the known and leading B-schools of India, XIME conducts training programs through its Entrepreneurship Development Cell. From varied I.T tools and solutions to business developmental program, there is a wide variety of activities and courses, which Xaviers does to turn amateur entrepreneurs to professional ones. XIME also provides training and summer internships to students who have innovative ideas and zeal to try their hunches out in industry.

  • IIT Bombay

The topmost tech institute in India, IIT-Mumbai is driving the force of entrepreneurs by supporting them with its Entrepreneurship Incubator Cell. Lately, IIT-Mumbai partnered SAP, which is a multinational application software company, to support Indian startup ecosystem with the initiative called "Train 10,000 Teachers Programme'. The teachers will be trained varied subjects science & technology, information and communication strategies.

  • IIT Roorkee

With its new innovation hub in campus, IIT Roorkee is giving a new push to entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of IIT Roorkee has made a target to produce 100 entrepreneurs by next year. The aspiring entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas can tinker around their ideas to shape those into the productive ones with Tinkering Lab of IIT Roorkee. Students can run their ideas even if they have no fixed agenda or a set up plan, which will surely bring up something innovative and out of the world.

  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

This Indian B-school is in the top trending list of institutions that are shaping entrepreneurship in a newer phenomena. NMIMS provides niche category of courses like MBA in Entrepreneurship and Family Businesses. With the changing dynamics of business world, this institution sees a huge opportunity in training the next generation to run their family legacy businesses in an innovative yet effective way.

  • IIT Kharagpur

With the entrepreneurship boom in India, IIT Kharagpur has been actively participating to give entrepreneurship a new shape by pushing and ushering innovative initiatives. Amongst various ongoing activities, IIT Kharagpur recently introduced its newly devised plan to spread a pan-India initiative across 23 cities in India. The Entrepreneurship Cell is also going to conduct a Global Entrepreneurship Summit in 2017 with the biggies of entrepreneurial arena around the world, venture capitalists and eminent business personalities.

  • SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

This Mumbai-based B-school is promoting value-based growth in entrepreneurial arena. With its pioneering programmes, SPJIMR is providing a distinctive path in management education. With the global level programs to educate and groom aspiring entrepreneurs, this B-school is leading entrepreneurship with the incorporation of team of alumnis, teachers, students etc.

  • IIT Madras

With the support of its vast and extensive alumni network, IIT-Madras is providing its mentoring support to the meticulous aspiring entrepreneurs. The campus also has its incubation centre to which provides a one-to-one interaction of accomplished companies. The incubation centre of IIT-M provides help to amateur entrepreneurs across sectors.

  • Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmadabad

This Ahmadabad based Indian B-school provides specialized courses on Entrepreneurship in India. EDII offers the variety of niche courses to students who are looking to groom themselves in different areas of starting up the business. EDII addresses the wide variety of subjects like capital investments, SME management and banking facilities to train aspiring entrepreneurs on practical grounds.

Komal Nathani

Former Correspondent, Entrepreneur Asia Pacific

A firm believer of hard work and patience. Love to cover stories that hold a potential to change the momentum of business world. Currently, a part of all-women web team of Entrepreneur’s Asia Pacific edition to jig the wheel of business journalism!

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