1. Any student who is a part of Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus is allowed to participate in this competition.
  2. Interested students must register their team by filling in an online form available on www.pcie.mes.ac.in by the 7th September, 2019.
  3. A team must include a minimum of two members and a maximum of 5 members.
  4. The team may include 2 alumni of the Campus provided the alumni have completed the course of study not earlier than 31st March, 2017.
  5. A brief explanation of the business idea as per format available on the website has to be submitted subsequently (Dates to be announced).
  6. Each team may submit upto 3 business ideas in separate sheets.
  7. A student can be on not more than two teams.
  8. One idea per team will be shortlisted by the Judging Panel and the results will be announced.
  9. A mentor among the faculty will be assigned to each team.
  10. A business proposal as per format has to be subsequently submitted.
  11. A 10 minute presentation (elevator pitch) to be given to the Judging Panel
  12. A website of the business must also be created before submission of business proposal
  13. Five teams will be shortlisted for the final competition
  14. The rules of the competition may be amended by the Judging Panel from time to time.
  15. The Judging Panel of the Business Plan Competition 2019 reserves the right to disqualify any entry that in its judgment violates the letter or the spirit of the Competition guidelines, processes and rules of the Business Plan Competition 2019.
  16. The decisions of the Judging Panel are final and binding.