About E-Cell

Established in 2005, we are a non-profit, student-run organisation dedicated to fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and incubating ideas into startups through our events, programs and initiatives in the NIT Trichy campus and beyond.


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Events Timeline

Startup Weekend Programme

Read more September


Breakthrough is one such initiative from E-Cell NIT Trichy to encourage the students of NITT to start their entrepreneurial journey. This annual B-Model competition held exclusively for the students of NIT Trichy has a special award & cash prize. Moreover, the best pitches in this intra NITT competition will be given a direct entry into the Ventura ’18 mentoring round.

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Ventura, the largest international business model competition in South India is held annually by the Entrepreneurship Cell of NIT Trichy. Ventura helps students realise their entrepreneurial dreams by providing an ideal platform for budding and future entrepreneurs to learn, ideate and grow.

Read more November- January


Established in 2005, ECell NIT Trichy has had more than decade's worth of experience and history cultivating the spirit of Entrepreneurship in our campus by engaging with its students in inspiring and meaningful ways and working to extend this message beyond the campus walls as well.

Read more January


Entrepreneurship Summit is a 3 day entrepreneurial fest conducted by E-Cell NIT Trichy. E-Summit'20 is set to take place on February at NIT Trichy. With cash prizes Worth 2.5 lakhs at stake, this is South India's largest Entrepreneurial event.

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  • Networking lunch with successful entrepreneurs and like minded individuals at E-Summit and Conclave

    • Markandey katju - Rtd. chief justice of india
    • Kamakodi- Ceo-MD,City union bank
    • Rajan singh- EX IPS, Founder-conceptowl
    • Ravi kumar narra -Padma shri awardee
    • Gopinath chandra- TV anchor and entrepreneur.
    • Hiphop tamizha adhi - Musician.

  • Hackerrank, Brisky, Mukunda foods and Sampurnearth are the startups incubated in nit trichy.

  • We conduct an event called 'ventura' it's a Business model event, where u get to meet many mentors who guide u throughout the event to structure your model, At the end, your business model is well-structured and liked by judges you may end up getting 1 million worth resources and also an initial funding to start your startup!!

  • You can participate in Ventura which is an annual business model competition conducted by E-Cell NIT Trichy.

  • Ideas are to be pitched in relevance to the following five sectors Aggrotech, fintech, helathtech, deeptech, edutech. We sort out 10 teams in each sector and then we give mentorship for two months. Again, they have to pitch their ideas with prototype. From that 4 teams would be selected in each sector. These teams have to pitch their ideas during e-summit.

  • Internships are offered through E-Cell twice in a year. Those are offered during winter and summer. Application forms for Winter internship program (WIP) will open at the end of November. List of internships will be provided on the link, you can register there itself. Once you get selected in a startup, you will get an offer letter from company. Same procedure is followed for Summer Internship program (SIP). Application forms of this will open in April.