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The Best Student Entrepreneur Award


Registration Deadline: 24-3-2023 11:59 PM.

About E-Awards

Are you a Startup enthusiast seeking a challenge for your abilities? Do you have an amazing Startup and are looking for opportunities to showcase and inspire others? Then stop your search. E-Awards is here to identify, commend, and glorify the Best Entrepreneur On-campus. The competitors would have to dexterously portray their entrepreneurial skills through their diverse experiences in the business world. These awards would focus more on the entire entrepreneurial potential of the participant alongside analyzing their contribution to any startup/s.

Our Vision

We aim to create a platform that inspires and entices young entrepreneurs at IIT Madras to demonstrate their inventiveness, ingenuity, and capacity. In order to help the young student entrepreneurs become young change makers who inspire and motivate people around them, gain essential industry insights , we seek to establish an environment where they may learn from their fellow participants. Our ultimate goal is to inspire budding entrepreneurs by honoring and glorifying the top students who own potential Startups.

Why participate?


Title of 'Best Entrepeneur in IITM' along with trophy and visibility on the next E-Summit page as E-Awards winner


Mentorship from the esteemed panel of judges


Official Certificates from E-Cell IIT Madras for all participants and winners


Special post and mentions on various E-Cell IIT M's social media handles


Round 1: Questionnaire

A brief questionnaire will be uploaded on the website to test the diverse entrepreneurial skills of the applicant. The applicant will be required to attempt the questionnaire within specified word limits and submit it on the website in pdf format. Best responses will be shortlisted for Round 2.

Round 2: Presentation and Pitching

The shortlisted participants will be required to craft a detailed presentation about their Startups covering all guiding pointers which will be shared with the commencement of Round 2. Presentations will be judged and the finalists will have to pitch during E-Summit to a distinguished panel of successful entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from academia and business linked with the IITM startup ecosystem.

Who can participate?

Current Entrepreneurs of IIT Madras from any department and year.


Registration Deadline

24th Mar

Round 1 duration

26th Mar - 27th Mar

Round 1 results

28th Mar

Round 2 submission

31st Mar - 6th Apr

Round 2 presentations

7th Apr - 9th Apr


9th April


Is it an individual or team event?


Is the event online?


Where do I make my submissions?


Is it open for students outside IITM?


Contact Us


+91 6304872850 Tejaswini