K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering & Information Technology has established Institution’s Innovation Council (KJSIEIT - IIC) under the guidelines of Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at Institute level.

Establishment Year : September 2018

Objective of KJSIEIT - IIC :

To encourage, inspire and nurture young minds of students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes as well as products thus creating a vibrant local innovation ecosystem in the institute.

Functions of KJSIEIT - IIC :

• To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell.

• To mentor, identify and reward innovations and share success stories.

• To organize periodic workshops / seminars / interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.

• To highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.

• To organize idea competitions, business plan competitions, mini-challenges, hackathons, etc. with the involvement of industries.

Achievements

In Annual Performance Rating for IIC 2.0 for the year 2019-20, KJSIEIT - Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) was recognized by the
Ministry of Education's (MoEs) Innovation Cell as:
  a. Top IIC in Western Zone from 280+ IICs
  b. One of the Top 40 IICs in the Nation from 1700+ IICs
  c. One of the Best IICs in the Nation with 5-Star Performance
  d. Scored 97.5 out of 100 with additional 183.33 Reward Points.

In Annual Performance Rating for IIC 1.0 for the year 2018-19, KJSIEIT - Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) was recognized by the
Ministry of Education's (MoEs) Innovation Cell as:
  a. One of the Top 3 IICs in Western Zone from 159 IICs
  b. One of the Top 25 IICs in the Nation from 952 IICs

32 Faculties, Staff, and Students from KJSIEIT have been selected as Innovation Ambassadors for A.Y. 2020-21 by MIC.

17 Faculties and Staff from KJSIEIT have been selected as Innovation Ambassadors for A.Y. 2021-22 by MIC.

Upcoming Events

World Entrepreneurs Day Celebration

 

Recent Events

National Webinar on Research, Innovation, and Rankings

Seminar on Lean Start-up & Minimum Viable Product/Business

Past Events

Academic Year : 2020-21

Details of Activities : A.Y. 2020-21

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Academic Year : 2019-20

Details of Activities : A.Y. 2019-20

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Academic Year : 2018-19

Details of Activities : A.Y. 2018-19

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A webinar on “Leadership Goals” by Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group on January 08, 2019.

A seminar on “Intellectual Property Rights” by Mr. Parvez Kudrolli, Principal Associate, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys and a webinar on “IPR for Students and Faculty Members” by Ms. Swetasree Majumder, Principal, Fidus Law Chamber on January 10, 2019.

 

A webinar on “Planning for Career” by Shri Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems on January 24, 2019.

 

15 Teams from KJSIEIT participated in Smart India Hackathon - India’s biggest open innovation model. Students of KJSIEIT stood 1st for the project by Mahindra and Mahindra (Farm EQ) and won a prize money of Rs.75000/-.

 

Innovative Idea Competition organized on March 16, 2019 to promote innovation and entrepreneurship for the students of FE, SE and TE of the institute.

A webinar on “The Art of Decision Making” by Shri Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Govt. of India on March 19, 2019.

 

A webinar on “Future of Technical Education in India” by Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE on April 10, 2019.

 
KJSIEIT – IIC Team

The team consists of the following members

Designation Name
President Dr. Suresh Ukarande,
Principal
Convener Dr. Radhika Kotecha,
Associate Professor and Head of Department - Information Technology
Innovation Activity Coordinator Prof. Sejal Shah,
Assistant Professor - Electronics Engineering
Start-up Activity Coordinator Prof. Martand Jha,
Assistant Professor - Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Internship Coordinator Prof. Harsh Bhor,
Assistant Professor - Information Technology
IPR Activity Coordinator Ms. Rupali Satpute,
Assistant Professor - Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Social Media Coordinator Dr. Vrushali Deole,
Assistant Professor - Basic Science and Humanities
Member Ms. Minal Sonkar,
Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering
Member Mr. Raza Ansari,
Lab Assistant - Information Technology
Member Mr. Vishal Khandekar,
Lab Assistant - Information Technology
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