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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar

About Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar was established in 1983. It is an autonomous and a not for profit institution. Various apex financial banks like the IDBI Bank, State Bank of India [SBI], ICICI Bank, and IFCI Bank had sponsored to establish the institution.

The institution offers fellowship programs, postgraduate diploma, and distance learning programs. Admissions for these programs can be done online on the official website of the college. EDII Fees also can be paid on the website of the college.

The Government of Gujarat had pledged 23 acres of land to the college. The institution has established 12 state-level Entrepreneurship Development Centres and Institutes. One of the achievements of the institution was to take entrepreneurship to colleges, schools, science and technology institutions, and management schools in several states by inducing entrepreneurship in their curriculum.

The college has earned accolades and support from the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, UNIDO, ILO, FNSt, British Council, Ford Foundation, European Union, ASEAN Secretariat, and several other renowned agencies for its efforts to develop entrepreneurship by the way of sharing resources and conducting training programs.

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EDII admissions are done on a merit basis and the cut-off marks obtained by the students. The highlights of EDII address, year of establishment, type of institute, approval, accreditations, campus area, exams, e-mail, contact number, and programs offered have been tabled below:

Address P.O. Bhat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India - 382 428
Year of Establishment 1983
Type of Institution Autonomous
Approvals AICTE, MHRD, AIU
Accreditations NBA
Campus Area 23 Acres
Email ID [email protected]
EDII Contact Number +91 - 79 - 23969151
Official Website https://www.ediindia.org/
Programs Offered Fellowship program, Post Graduate Diploma, Distance Learning

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Courses:

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India offers postgraduate diploma courses. The courses are under the management stream. 

Courses Specializations
          PGDM Business Entrepreneurship, Development Studies
FPM Entrepreneurship Education and Research; Entrepreneurial Finance, and Control; Entrepreneurial Marketing; Organisation Behaviour, and Human Resource; Innovation, Incubation, Clusters, and Technology Entrepreneurship; Social Entrepreneurship; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Minority, Tribal, and Dalit Entrepreneurship; Enterprise Creation and Growth; Family Business Management; Law, Policy and Governance; International Entrepreneurship; Woman Entrepreneurship

EDII Facilities:

The institute campus is wifi enabled with high-speed internet bandwidth.EDII has a computer center on the campus equipped with all the modern software and technologies. The institute believes that knowledge has mediums beyond text-books. Thus the student's film club uses films as a tool to educate and spread awareness about various socio-economic problems. The auditorium is spacious and air-conditioned with a seating of 402 students. It also has conference halls with hi-tech audiovisual equipment. All the classrooms are air-conditioned with multimedia setups in each. The library is well maintained with a huge collection of journals, books, articles, and so on. There are 3 air-conditioned dining halls and 1 non-air conditioned dining hall. Hostels are provided to both girls and boys separately.

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Collaborations:

Over the years EDII has joined hands with several institutes across the globe. The institutes that collaborated with EDII are as follows:

  • Newcastle University Business School, UK
  • Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • Southwest University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), China
  • University of West Scotland (UWS), U.K
  • University of East London, U.K.
  • Kunming Institute of Science and Technology (KUST), China
  • The Vocational Training Organisation (TVTO), Karaj, Iran
  • Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (YUFE), China

EDII Rankings and Awards: 

  • EDII has ranked as a platinum institute by the AICTE-CII Industry Link Survey Report 2018.
  • EDII got featured as AICTE-CII Best Industry Linked Technical Institute in India by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) jointly from the Central Region in 2013.
  • The institute bagged the International Mercury Award by MerComm Inc. in 2016-17.
  • It won the Times Network Strategy Award awarded by the Institute for Competitiveness (IFC) with the Times Network in 2017.
  • EDII got the Excellent Institute for Entrepreneurship Development in India Award during the 11th National Education Summit in 2017.
  • It consecutively won the Late Shri Dewang Mehta B-School Leadership Award in the years of  2011,2012,2013,2014.
  • In 2013, it also won the Dainik Bhaskar National Education Leadership Award.
  • In 1992, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was awarded to the EDII.

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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

EDII Eligibility Criteria:

The postgraduate diploma programs offered by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India has different eligibility criteria. Admissions are not only based on the eligibility criteria but also on the EDII cut off. The eligibility criteria for each of the courses is been mentioned below.

Course Eligibility
  • Candidates should have completed a masters degree in engineering/ technology/ management/ economics/ social science/ biological science/ pure science/ commerce/ humanities.
  • Candidates should have completed graduation with 50% aggregate [45% for the students belonging to reserved category]
  • They should have a valid score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT
Open Learning Program
  • Candidates should have completed a Degree/ Diploma 
  • Students in their final year of study can also apply for the course

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Admission:

Candidates can apply for any course and pay the fees online on the official website of the college or can visit the campus to apply. The last date to apply for EDII Admission for the PGDM course is on 20th February 2019. The last date to apply for the BE Course of EDII is 30th June 2019 for the 2019-21 session post which the application will remain closed. 

Courses and Fees Structure of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar

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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, [EDII] Gandhinagar Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Fellowship Programme  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.09 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma In Management [PGDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8.72 Lakh

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 2 Student's Reviews 9/10  
Overall Rating
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 2/2 students
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Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE, NBA, MHRD, AIU.

Hostel Details

EDII Hostel Details:

The college has 2 residential halls which have 30 air-conditioned double-occupancy rooms. EDII Facilities include separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls. The boys' and girls hostels have 96 double occupancy rooms separately that are all air-conditioned


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Contact Details and Location

Address : (Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India - 382428
Website : http://www.ediindia.org/

Student Reviews

Business Entrepreneurship, batch of 2017

Classes and faculties are very good.

Highly experienced and oriented towards Entrepreneurship. 

No doubt, perfect guidance for entrepreneurs.


Foreign exchange programs with various universities all over the world.

You can always see foreign delegates in the college and students from here going out.

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