What is E-Awards?

It is that velvet of success that comes only for those who burnt the midnight lamp not just thinking of an idea but to take initiatives beyond par excellence to seeing it through getting translated into a successful business proposition that has the potential to transform the world around. The Entrepreneurship Awards 2021 is our sincere attempt to identify those brilliant business ideas and ventures and the magnificent people on campus behind who collectively despite facing all odds make it happen!

Our Aim

The awards aim to felicitate student entrepreneurs who are Glued to Growth and emerged as young change-makers, innovators who are the future of sustainability. The Awards also seek to highlight models of excellence for others to emulate and improve upon. The goal of this award is to commend them so they can motivate others.

Why participate?

Compete with top institute founders

Best entrepreneur on campus trophy

Chance to inspire the masses by sharing your journey

Who can participate?

Any student enrolled for the current academic year in IIT Madras and should be the founder of the startup and principally responsible for its operation. Multiple entries from a single startup are accepted.
Initiative must be progressed beyond ideation stage.

How to participate?

  • Register here for E-Awards before 2nd March 2021
  • Complete the Round 1 questionnaire here . It’s your gateway to the next rounds of E-Awards!
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    • Registrations Window

      20th February 2021 - 2nd March 2021
    • Social engagement round

      5th March 2021 - 7th March 2021
    • Pitch & Interview round

      13th March 2021


    Who can contest for E-awards?

    Any student enrolled for the current academic year in IIT Madras and who is either the owner, founder, co-founder, member of the managerial team or a controlling shareholder of the start-up

    Can we upload extra documents along with the responses to Questionnaire?

    Yes, documents which can highlight particular information about the startup can be submitted along with the document for Questionnaire responses.

    Are the responses to the Questionnaire confidential?

    Yes. Only the panel of judges comprising distinguished mentors from IITM startup ecosystem will review it.

    For queries, contact:

    +91 9373459248 Bhagyesh
    +91 79935 20015 Nishant