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Experience how it feels to

Start-Up

while you are still

in school.

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YEB Edition 5 will be conducted at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus from 14th Jan to 19th Jan 2024

Innovation Partner

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About YEB

Get a glimpse of the entrepreneurial ecosystem at BITS Pilani, whose alumni have founded leading companies across the globe

BITSians' Founded
Unicorn Startups
Swiggy (Decacorn)

Swiggy (Decacorn)

$10.7 billion

Postman (2014)

Postman (2014)

$5.6 billion

Eruditus (2021)

Eruditus (2021)

$3.2 billion

Zeta (2021)

Zeta (2021)

$1.5 billion

Groww (2016)

Groww (2016)

$4.0 billion

BigBasket (2011)

BigBasket (2011)

$1.8 billion

FalconX (2018)

FalconX (2018)

$3.75 billion

MPL (2018)

MPL (2018)

$2.3 billion

OfBusiness (2015)

OfBusiness (2015)

$5 billion

Oxyzo (2016)

Oxyzo (2016)

$1 billion

AlphaSense, Inc (2011)

AlphaSense, Inc (2011)

$1.7 Billion

Netskope (2012)

Netskope (2012)

$7.5 billion

About YEB
at BITS Pilani

Young Entrepreneurs’ BootCamp (YEB) at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus is a 6-day long residential program for school students (Grade 9 to 12 or equivalent) designed to give a glimpse of technology driven innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem at BITS Pilani. YEB will enlighten and actively engage the participants about various aspects of entrepreneurshipthrough talks, workshops (AR/VR, IoT )and  visits to state of the art facilities at BITS Pilani, Pilani  campus.  The talks will be delivered by eminent professors, entrepreneur’s, scientists, innovators and our distinguished alumni. The students will also get an opportunity to showcase their innovation and entrepreneurial capabilities via “BITS Pilani YEB Innovation Pitching Challenge”. Last but not the least, the program includes a lot of fun and cultural activities for students. Come onboard to open the doors to the entrepreneurial world!

Speakers
What will you get in
YEB Edition 5
  • Knowledge
    Foundation of Science and basics of Engineering in developing a technology Entrepreneurship and its role in Indian Economy Skills required to be an Entrepreneur Success stories of BITSian Entrepreneurs Foundations of Computers and Programming Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) and their Impacts on Society Internet of things (IoT) and its applications Design Thinking Tools Innovations in Biotechnology Financial Concepts and Demonstration of Bloomberg Terminal Team ideation for defining and solving problems from the customer perspective Business Plan Preparation
  • Hands-on Experience/Demonstration
    Learning Factory 3D printer CNC – (Computerized Numerical Control) Machine AI/ML-based software/ Applications by CS/IS faculty members Solar PV/Thermal Equipment Prototype Development of an IoT-based weather monitoring system using NodeMCU High Performance Computing (HPC) Facilities
  • Interaction with BITS Students’ Technical Team (STT)
    1. 100% Ethanol based Car 2. Inspired Karters – Human Exploration Rover 3. CRISS – All-terrain Autonomous Mars Rover 4. Team Anant – Design, Build & Launch of Nano Satellite
  • Interaction with BITS Students’ Team making Social Impact
    1. Students Union 2. National Service Scheme (NSS) 3. Nirmaan 4. Pilani Atma Nirbhar Resource Centre (PARC)
  • Visits
    1. Engineering Workshop 2. Central Library 3. Birla Science Centre 4. Pilani Gallery 5. Aditya Birla Memorial 6. Animal House
  • Fun/Sports/Entertainment activity - Daily Evening (1 to 1½ hrs)
    1. Campus Tour (Sarasvati Temple, Sports Facilities, etc.) 2. Playground activities: Matches of Basketball, Volleyball & Football 3. Fun Quiz 4. Night Sky Session: STT – Astro Club 5. Musical Programme 6. Session on Yoga / Aerobic / Dance
  • Network
    1. Interacting with the best young minds of India 2. Mentoring by Founders of startups incubated at BITS Pilani 3. Internship (½ day) at Startups incubated at Pilani
  • Certificates & Awards
    1. Participation certificate to every student 2. Awards to the winners of Innovation Pitching Competition
  • Transport, Accommodation & Meals
    1. Transport via Bus from Delhi/Jaipur to Pilani (both ways) 2. Accommodation at BITS Campus 3. All meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner)
Chief Guest
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Dr. Samir V Kamat

Secretary DDR&D and Chairman Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

Distinguished Speaker
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Ms. Ananya Birla

Businessperson and Artist

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Invited Speakers*
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Rahul Seth

Investor and Director

Antler

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Rakesh Verma

Founder

MapmyIndia

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Vaibhav Kaushik

Co-Founder & CEO

Nawgati

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Lohit Sahu

Founder & CEO

Edzok

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Anuj Sharma

Founder

ALSiSAR IMPACT

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Ashish Dokania

Founder

GreenTiger Mobility

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Anshuman Awasthi

Vice-President

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India

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Pratul Shroff

Founder and CEO

e-infochips

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Who can participate in
YEB-Pilani 2024

YEB is designed for school students who are excited about innovations and entrepreneurship.
Eligibility: Students from Grade 9 to 12 (or equivalent).

Application fee*: Rs 500/- (Upon submission of the application, you will be directed to the payment link and also the link will be sent to the registered email. The Application will be considered for evaluation and complete only after receipt of the application fee.)

Program Fee**: Rs 20000/- per student 
(Only for students selected for the YEB program) 

* Non-refundable, Bank Charges: All bank charges will be borne by the participants. 
**Pickup/drop fromDelhi/Jaipur to BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus and vice-versa would be provided on request with an additional cost.


Participation fee includes :
Registration kit
Access to YEB knowledge sessions
Access to library and various labs
On-Campus Accommodation and meals from Jan 13-20, 2024.

On campus facilities:
Emergency and First Aid Services on campus
Supermarket
Playground
Student Activity Center including Gym facilities

What you’ll get in YEB Edition 5
Who can participate
Selection Process

Selection Process

Round 1

The applications will be screened based on the resume submitted by the candidate. Selected candidates will be invited for Round 2.

Round 2

Shortlisted students from Round 1 will be invited for a group discussion (conducted in online mode).

Important Dates

Important Dates

Application Deadline
Dec 3, 2023
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates after first round
Nov 29, 2023 onwards
Round 2: Group Discussions
Dec 2, 2023 onwards
Announcement of Selected Candidates
Dec 15-20, 2023
Last date for registration for YEB
Candidates Arrive at Pilani
Jan 13, 2024
YEB at Pilani Campus
Jan 14-19, 2024
Departure from Pilani Campus
Jan 20, 2024

Watch the launch video of
YEB Edition 5

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Leadership Team
Coordinator and Advisor
Program Heads
LEADERSHIP TEAM
for YEB at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
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Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao

Vice Chancellor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Sudhirkumar Barai

Director

BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

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COORDINATOR & ADVISOR
for YEB across all campuses
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Dr. Manish Dave

YEB Program Advisor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Pratik Sheth

YEB University wide Coordinator

BITS Pilani

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PROGRAM HEADS
for YEB at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
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Prof. Ashutosh Bhatia

Associate Professor

BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

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Dr. Meetha V Shenoy

Assistant Professor

BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

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CORE TEAM
for YEB at BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
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Prof. Manoj Soni

Professor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Kamlesh Tiwari

Associate Professor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Pratik Narang

Associate Professor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Satyendra Sharma

Associate Professor

BITS Pilani

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Prof. Vinay Chamola

Associate Professor

BITS Pilani

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Contact Us

How to
Contact YEB Team

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Best way to reach out to the team is to email at yeb@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in; and you will get a response within one working day.

​Social Media Handle Administrator
Mr. Atul Runthala
Email ID: yeb@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in
Call on: +91 8209401734 (whatsapp only)

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