PCTE's e-cell

Nurturing students into leaders since 2000

The Entrepreneurship cell at PCTE focuses on developing budding entrepreneurs by providing them relevant opportunities to help them turn their ideas into reality. PCTE has a fully Functional incubation cell which has been recognized by Startup Cell, Punjab & Institute of Innovation by the Ministry of Education of the Government of India, where proper training and knowledge are provided to the budding entrepreneurial students at every stage from the idea generation stage to the stage where they get funding for their project launch.

Some of the activities conducted by the Entrepreneurship cell include:

  • 3 Day idea generation boot camp
  • Share my story sessions where startup leaders come and interact with the students
  • Startup registration workshops
  • Workshops on startup taxation and GST
  • Business Plan presentations and competitions
  • Workshops by government agencies like NSIC and the ministry of MSME
  • Patent filing and IPR workshops

As of today, 4 start-ups hailing out of PCTE have been selected for the angel funding competition that was held at IIT Ropar. Along with this, PCTE is home to 6 startup incubatees at present.

Programs forming part of the PCTE incubation center:

  • Orientation and Motivation.
  • Opportunity assessment.
  • Kick-starting the Entrepreneurial campus.
  • Business planning workshops.
  • Prototype to commercialization- drafts preparation.
  • Market Analytics.
  • Managing funds/ entrepreneurship finance.
  • Social Entrepreneurship locally in the area.

Startup Achievements

  • CREDMATE :Funding received worth Rs.1 crore from Horses stable – India’s Leading Business Reality Show streamed on MX Player and aired on Good News Today.
  • MAD CHEF : Selected for a Grant of Rs. 17 Lakhs by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare.
  • NAPPADS SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD. : Recognized asone of the top 5 ideas in Udyami Utsav(NITI Aayog) and is also a Finalist of a seed funding round at Advitiya IIT Ropar. Selected for a grant of Rs. 5 Lakhs from Punjab Agri Business Standard incubator funded by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare.
  • MEAL BELL PVT. LTD. : Selected  for a grant of Rs. 4.5 Lakhs plus incentives under Launch Pad Program of IIT Ropar.
  • IM PUNJAB INNOVATION MISSION : Ms. Karamjit Kaur,owner of start-up twilight from Fashion Designing Department  & Mr. Rahul Verma & Mayank Ojha owner of Startup Co-Coal of BCom got 1st prize along with cash prize worth rs. 50,000. 

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PCTE offers a range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. You will be able to engage in whatever intrigues you. We have everything from gyming, soccer, basketball, cricket, literary clubs, music, art and dance verticals, entrepreneur clubs supported by an Incubator on campus, cooking, baking, fashion styling, journalism studios, equipment, channels to support you, and registered export houses to travel agencies, etc to get your hands dirty. .. and a lot more.

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