Courses Offered

IEDC of Pondicherry Engineering College and Wadhwani Foundation jointly offer online student training program (MOOC – Massive Open Online Course) for students on entrepreneurship. The entire training is offered in two modules - Basic and Advanced. The first module under this program is ‘Why Entrepreneurship’. This will help students understand the importance of entrepreneurship and start their journey to become a successful entrepreneur.

​IEDC is offering a full 2 Year Management program of MBA in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Venture Development approved by AICTE. The minimum academic eligibility for a candidate to apply for this program should be a graduate in any discipline of course (10+2+3)/(10+2+4)/(10+3+3). Preferably candidates for this program are students having entrepreneurial mindset and ideas, passion for innovation and strong determination to build and run startup as career. There is no age limit for this programme.


Duration of the MBA. programme shall be Four Semesters [Two years] with 18 instruction weeks per semester. The maximum period to complete the programme shall be eight consecutive semesters [four years].

Contact :


Program Coordinator - MBA in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Venture Development.

Email :

Mobile : +919840901054

Minor Degree in Entrepreneurship

The IEDC of Pondicherry Engineering College also offers a minor degree in Entrepreneurship wherein a student should complete 5 Entrepreneurship courses of four credits each with a total of 20 credits to become eligible for the award of the minor degree.

The curriculum and syllabus for Minor Degree in Entrepreneurship are furnished below.

Minor Degree.pdf

Basic Course on Entrepreneurship (Course Code : HSG03)

​IEDC is offering 4 credit Inter-disciplinary General Elective - "Basic Course on Entrepreneurship" (Code-HSG03). Semester V & VII from all departments are eligible to apply.

Course Objective :

  • Students will understand and discover entrepreneurship

  • Build a strong foundation for students to start, build, and grow a viable and sustainable venture

  • Develop an entrepreneurial outlook and mindset, critical skills and knowledge

  • Mitigate three types of risks: Customer, Business Model, and Product/Technical

The Curriculum and syllabus for basic Course on Entrepreneurship are listed below.


Statistics for the academic year 2019-20

  1. Total Students Undergoing Basic Course on Entrepreneurship(HSG-03) = 142

    • Cohort-1 facilitated by Dr.R.Sundaramurthy

    • Cohort-2 facilitated by Dr.N.Sivakumar

    • Cohort-3 facilitated by Dr.B.Hemakumar

  2. Total Students Undergoing Minor Degree in Entrepreneurship = 14

    • Cohort-4 facilitated by Dr.B.Hemakumar