7th National Social Enterprise Idea Challenge

Inviting college and university students from across India to explore and share their innovative social change ideas

We are pleased to announce the 7th National Social Enterprise Idea Challenge. This is a platform for college and university students from across India to explore and share their innovative social change ideas in a rigorous and competitive fashion. 

This is a team/​individual event. While registering, please register in the format given below. You will need to nominate one member of the team for all communications post registration.

The idea challenge has two rounds: 

  • Written round: Student teams of different colleges and universities submit their social venture ideas in a suggested format. It is ideal if the teams could manage some pilot intervention to check feasibility. We are open to both for – profit and not – for – profit models. Team members can be from the same educational institution or different students from different institutions can also form a team. Each team member must be a registered student of any educational institution or graduated from any programme in 2023.

  • Final round: 15 teams are shortlisted based on the submissions and are asked to come to our Bengaluru campus for a short presentation of their ideas. A panel of eminent jury members from social enterprise field will evaluate and finally three best ideas are chosen for awards. We offer a cash prize of INR 1 Lakh (in total). Winning teams get good media visibility of their social venture ideas, mentorship and other support from our cell.

Register below if you are passionate about social change. Registered teams will receive one email with the form to share their ideas.

Last date for final submission of the idea form is 30 June 2023.

Register for 7th National Social Enterprise Idea Challenge

To be chosen by student teams

Representative of the team

This event is only open to students of Colleges, Universities and Research Institutions. Students from multiple institutions can form a team. Please provide the names in the box

All correspondence will be through this number

Email ids will be the primary mode of communication. Any change in email ids should be notified to us immediately