First Directory of Entrepreneurship Courses in India


While  the discussion continues on whether entrepreneurship  can be taught or not, a lot of educational institutions in India today, are offering various kinds of programme/ courses to support entrepreneurial learnings. Undoubtedly this also stems from the fact that today’s youth are opting to be entrepreneurs and in the process making it one of the sought after careers.

Irrespective of discipline, engineering and management college students are pursuing start-ups along with their under graduation or graduation. Ventures like Innovese & Anaya labs from BITS Pilani were started up by third-year students.

Following is one of the first and an exhaustive list of such colleges in the country. Many of these are well known and established institutes of the country like TISS, IIM, SPJIMR and MICA, whereas the list introduces some newbies also. aims at keeping a track of these courses which incorporate entrepreneurship programme/degrees and certificate programmes in their curriculums.

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Name of college Location Program Specialization
Amity Business School Noida M.B.A. Entrepreneurship
D Y Patil, Mumbai University Mumbai M.B.A. Entrepreneurship Management
Delhi Business School Delhi Entrepreneurship & Business
EMPI’s centre for Global Business Entrepreneurship & Research Delhi Global Business & Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Gandhinagar Business Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Gandhinagar Development Sector and Social Entrepreneurship
Entrerprise Development Institute Kolkata Diploma Entrepreneurship
European Management Institute Delhi M.B.A. Entrepreneurship Development
IIM Bangalore(NSRCEL) Bangalore Entrepreneurs & Family Businesses
IIM Bangalore(NSRCEL) Bangalore Women Entrepreneurs
IIM Indore Indore Family owned Businesses & Entrepreneurship
IIPM Delhi M.B.A./B.B.A. Planning and Entrepreneurship
Indraprastha College of Management & Technology Jodhpur Entrepreneurship & Business Management
Infinity Business School Gurgaon Entrepreneurship
Institute of Marketing and Management Delhi Entrepreneurship
International College of Fashion Delhi M.B.A. Entrepreneurship(Fashion)
ISB (Goldman Sachs) Hyderabad Certificate Women Entrepreneurs
ISB(Wadhwani Foundation) Hyderabad Global Growth Entrepreneurship
JGI Group Bangalore Entrepreneurship, Entre & Mgt,
KIIT School of Management Bhubaneshwar M.B.A. Entrepreneurship
Kohinoor Business School Pune M.B.A. Entrepreneurship
L.N. Welingkar Mumbai Family Managed Business
Lal Bahadur Sastri Institute of Management Delhi Entrepreneurship
Master School of Management Meerut Entrepreneurship
Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad Communications. Management & Entrepreneurship
Nirma Institute of Management Ahmedabad M.B.A. Family Business and Entrepreneurship
NMIMS Mumbai M.B.A. Social Entrepreneurship
Rai Business School Delhi Planning and Entrepreneurship
SPJIMR Mumbai Family Managed Business
Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai M.A. Social Entrepreneurship
Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship Bangalore Entrepreneurship Development
XLRI Jamshedpur Certificate Entrepreneurship Management

Note: The above table follows an chronological order and no ranking is suggested by the author.

In the coming days expect a review on these programmes led by the students in the respective colleges. Also please suggest us colleges which we might have missed to add in the above tab.

Alok Soni

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Alok Soni prefers to keep his bio short owing to a dearth of creativity. Feel free to reach out to him at alok[at]yourstory[dot]com or follow on twitter @aloksoni

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