>>Who can participate?

  • The competition is for students only.
    • Each team shall have 2/3 members
    • Open to final year undergraduate and post graduate students of business and commerce

>>What are the time lines?

  • Time lines :
    • Submission of synopsis – 20th of March 2015
    • Evaluation & selection – by 27th of March 2015
    • Final industry presentation – 11st of April 2015

>>What is procedure and level?

  • Procedure / levels : The plan has two levels
    • Synopsis submission shall be evaluated & assessed by industry experts
    • Selected teams will submit their detailed business plan
    • The plan will be presented to industry experts based on the stream
    • Industry experts will select the best
    • To participate in the plan ,the team will register with the organizers
    • Registered team will be intimated & necessary instructions given for submission of synopsis

>>How should I submit my synopsis?

  • The procedure & format for submitting synopsis will be sent across to registered team


>>How is the plan evaluated?

  • The evaluation of synopsis &final round is done by industry experts. The evaluation criteria / parameters are as follows:
    • Clarity of business idea
    • Practicality of the plan
    • Uniqueness of the idea
    • Overall impression

>>What other benefits does it offer me?

The final round will have two parts

  • A full business plan submitted by selected teams that will be evaluated for 75 marks
  • A presentation of same not lasting more than 20 minutes that will be evaluated for 25 marks
  • The evaluation shall be done by industry experts


>>The following benefits were offered by competitors

  • Certificates for all participants
  • Awards for finalist
  • Winners get a chance to present their idea to the industry & get seed funding
  • Winners get suitable material rewards


>>What other benefits does it offer me?

Each team is allowed to make one entry. Any double entry leads to disqualification


>>When will be the first round result ready?

The first round result is / will be announced by the 1st week of March. The selected teams will get one month to make to make final plan & presentation.

>>What theme & tracks are available?

There are two tracks:

  • Business stream-involving normal business
  • Social stream – which looks at social entrepreneurship. These are business solutions that solve social problems in a profit /non profit mode.