Steps and Stages of the Competition

Fill in the BUSINESS PLAN REGISTRATION FORM and register for the competition by 25th September 2021

Submit your ideas (maximum three ideas) in the BUSINESS PLAN IDEA SUBMISSION FORM by 5th October 2021

There will be five rounds in the competition after the registration process is completed.

First Round – One on One discussion on the ideas submitted with the mentors of PCIE (Tentative date – 11th October 2021)

Second Round – Teams are expected to present a rough prototype/structure as well as a website/social media presence for the business. (Tentative Date – 15th November 2021)

Teams are shortlisted on the basis of viability and scalability of the business idea for the quarterfinals.

Third Round – Quarterfinals for the competition will be conducted and teams are shortlisted for the semi-final round. – (Tentative Date – 15th December 2021)

Shortlisted Semi-finalists are required to provide an update of their business. (Tentative Date – 15th January 2022)

Fourth Round – Semi-finals for the competition will be conducted and teams will have to have a pitch deck along with the financials of the business proposed. (Tentative Date – 10th February 2022)

Fifth Round – 5 to 7 teams will progress to the grand finale for a prize of Rs. 1 lakh where the teams will be judged for the prototype, viability of the business, progress in setting up the proposed business among others (Tentative Date – 1st March 2022)

For rules and regulations about the competition please visit here.