About Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India , Gandhinagar:
The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), an autonomous and not-for-profit Institute, set up in 1983, is sponsored by apex financial institutions - the IDBI Bank Ltd., IFCI Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd. and State Bank of India (SBI). The Government of Gujarat pledged twenty-three acres of land on which stands the majestic and sprawling EDI campus.
To pursue its mission further, EDI has helped set up twelve state-level exclusive entrepreneurship development centres and institutes. One of the most satisfying achievements, however, was taking entrepreneurship to a large number of schools, colleges, science and technology institutions and management schools in several states by including entrepreneurship inputs in their curricula. In view of EDI's expertise in Entrepreneurship, the University Grants Commission appointed the EDI as an expert agency to develop curriculum on Entrepreneurship.
EDI Director's Message :
EDI is an international institution in the field of entrepreneurship education, training, research and institution building. In the field of education, its long term programmes, Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Entrepreneurship and Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Development Studies commensurate with the changing times and train young minds to ideate and innovate. The two programmes are very contemporary in terms of their coverage. The students of these programmes learn to thrive on challenges; for them everyday is a discovery and they constantly seek to tread the path less travelled. Trained in these two programmes, EDI students are making a mark globally. While the course on Business Entrepreneurship enhances knowledge, skills and capabilities in the areas of new enterprise creation and management, the course on Development Studies develops management competencies and analytical capabilities in the area of development studies and the development sector.
About EDI MBA Course:
EDI in conducting a two-year year full time programme approved by AICTE. Henceforth, PGDM-DS is a two year full time programme approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, New Delhi.
EDI is an autonomous and not-for-profit Institute promoted by IDBI Bank Ltd., IFCI Ltd., ICICI Ltd. and SBI with active support from Government of Gujarat. It is governed by its own board.
Admission Details of EDI ,Gandhinagar:
The minimum requirement for admission to the Programme is a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate, from a recognised university/deemed university.
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EDI Placements Companies:
Depending on individual performance, merit and market requirements, EDI may offer limited assistance in facilitating placement opportunities to the students. The Institute has set up a Placement Cell to provide support for final Placements and also facilitate Summer Internships of students interested in working with an enterprise for gaining practical experience. The Institute also facilitates interaction with Bankers / Financial Institutions so as to help students in starting their venture.
Top recruiters -
ICICI Securities Ltd
Abellon Clean Energy Ltd
Opulence Business Systems Ltd