Mentorship Programme, is a new initiative undertaken by Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur which would act like a guide to participant E-cells in various colleges all across India through a planned approach. Colleges participating in Mentorship Programme would be associated with Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur over a extensive time period and would develop in the process, as a result of collaborative efforts.

Our Aim of launching Mentorship Programme?

Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur is launching Mentorship Programme with an objective of sticking to its motto of “Fostering the Spirit of startup culture in campus and BEYOND” in its true sense and helping E-cells in different colleges take proper measures to make their students aware of another opportunity of a new career.

Who can Apply?

Any college with an established E-cell or any enthusiastic group of people representing a college and setting up an E-cell in their own campus who are willing to put in sincere efforts towards the goal of spreading awareness about Entrepreneurship amongst its students can apply for Mentorship Programme.

What is it gonna be?

Mentorship Programme is going to be a Three Stage programme spanning over 3-4 months divided roughly into time periods of one month each. Each stage would present the participant colleges with a fixed number of compulsory (and/or) optional tasks with proper guidance regarding assigned exercises which would be related to undertaking activities in your own college campus mainly requiring student involvement and participation.

Incentives for Participant colleges?

  • College would be associated with Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur over extensive timeline and would be guided with all their exercises
  • Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur would organise and arrange for certain events/workshops useful to students in the participant colleges
  • Your campus’ E-cell would be active for 3-4 months undertaking diverse kind of activities and thus getting exposure to opportunities of spreading awareness about starting up.
  • A fixed number of colleges amongst the participants that fare well with the tasks assigned throughout may get the opportunity of using extended services from associations of Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur for respective college startups and a cash prize as well.

How to Apply?

Here is a Flowchart that broadly covers what all you need to do to Apply for Mentorship Programme: