About IIC

We are delighted to inform you that the Institution's Innovation Council (IIC) secured 4.5/5.0 star ratings for the academic year 2019-20.


Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established 'MHRD's Innovation Cell (MIC)' to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of 'Institution's Innovation Council (IICs)' across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.

Major focus of IIC

  1. To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem
  2. Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs
  3. Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework
  4. Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas
  5. Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students

Functions of IICs

  1. To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion
  2. Identify and reward innovations and share success stories
  3. Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators
  4. Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations
  5. Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students
  6. Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries

BMSIT&M’s Institution Innovation Council has been awarded 3 golden star certificate for the year 2021-2022

BMSIT&M’s Institution Innovation Council has been awarded 3 golden star certificate for the year 2018-2019

  • BMSIT&M’s IIC has registered under Yukti 2.0 in the month of June 2020
  • BMSIT&M’s IIC Registered to National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP) and initiated the activities since July 2020

About Innovation Centre

Innovation Centre at BMSIT&M was formed in December 2015. It promotes innovation by encouraging students to take up innovative, interdisciplinary technical projects. It provides technical support during the phase of ideation and prototyping. It also provides funding for meritorious prototypes.

Since November 2018, Institutional Innovation Council (IIC) has been constituted in our College under Ministry of HRD’s Innovation Cell.


“To inspire and motivate faculty and students of all disciplines within the organization to nurture, educate and inculcate innovative thinking through systematic approach for a better living”


“To Influence the rate and direction of ideas without compromising the quality of the outcome to benefit the organization, community, society by fulfilling the societal needs”

Roles and Responsibilities of Innovation Centre

To promote innovation culture in the campus by

  1. Orientating students during Induction program which is held 10 days before the semester begins.
  2. Nurturing students regularly through Institute Innovation Council Coordinators and encourage to participate in various Innovative competitions and awareness programs.
  3. Promoting students’ ideas and prototypes through participation in various national level Innovative Contests across the country.
  4. Facilitating students’ projects with various hardware and software resources.
  5. Mentoring students through Industry interaction, technical support.
  6. Collaborating with students and faculty members to carry out interdisciplinary projects and funding them through institution or external sources like financial institutions, MSME etc.,
  7. Promoting entrepreneurial activities.

Institution Innovation Internal Council Members

Position Name Designation
President Dr. Mohan Babu G N Principal  
Vice President Dr. Anil G N Vice Principal  
Convener Dr. Seema Singh Dean - Innovation and Entrepreneurship  
Innovation Centre Coordinators Mr. Madhu M C Chief Coordinator
Dr. Vinay H V Deputy Coordinator
Incubation Coordinators Dr. Usha B A Chief Coordinator
Dr. Ravichandra K R Deputy Coordinator
IP Cell Coordinator Mr. Praveen Kumar T N Associate Professor & Chief Coordinator, Intellectual Property(IP) Cell
ARIIA Coordinator   Ms. Bharathi R Associate Professor & Chief Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Centre  

Institution Innovation External Council members

SN Name Organisation Member
1 Mr. C.S. Prakash Pushpak Industries Expert from nearby Industry/Industry association, Ecosystem Enablers
2 Mr. Shashank R.N Ekzen Robotics Start-up/ Alumni Entrepreneur
3 Dr. Ananthapadhmanabha Achar Justice K.S Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte Incubation Centre
4 Kishore Jagirdhar InfopaceIndia Bank/Investor
5 Dr. Keshav Munegowda DELL EMC Expert from nearby Industry
6 Senthil Kumar Intepat IP, Services Pvt. Ltd. Patent expert
7 Mrs. Padmaja S SIDBI Bank/Investor






3-day webinar series on “Role of startups and innovators in Atmanirbhar Bharat” 

26th-28th  August 2020


Hacking the BMSIT&M Covid-19 challenge 

10th August 2020


Chabot competition for BMSIT&M website 

11th August 2020


78 Ideas, 7 POC’s, 5 prototypes were submitted to IIC National Innovation Contest 

30th July 2020


Competitions promoted by Innovation Centre- KPIT Sparkle 2021, eYantra, eYIC 2019-20 

July 2020


MHRD’s IIC Q-4 meeting was held with external and internal committee members 

19th June 2020


Online hackathon on problem statements ‘Enforcement of Lockdown’ and ‘Rise of the fallen economy’

26th April 2020


 Online sessions by MHRD’s Institutional Innovation Cell

28th April to 22nd May 2020


 Idea challenges by Innopreneurs, CIBioD, Samadhan by MIC- 4 teams of students reached final round

 April 2020


Innovation ambassador training program by MHRD, IIC was attended by IIC Coordinators

26th-27th April 2020


Anveshana 3.0 - Innovative Idea Contest

January- March 2020 


Tedx was successfully conducted at BMSIT & M 

29th February 2020


Google hachcode-2020 Online hackathon 

20th  February 2020


Smart India Hackathon 2020, intra-college hackathon

January –  February 2020


3-day webinar series on Role of startups and innovators in Atmanirbhar Bharat
Anveshana 3.0 - Innovative Idea Contest - March 2020
Smart India Hackathon, intra-college software hackathon - January 2020
Smart India Hackathon, intra-college hardware hackathon - February 2020
MHRD’s IIC Q-2 meeting with external and internal committee members
MHRD’s IIC Q-1 meeting with external and internal committee members
Smart India Hackathon, intra-college software hackathon - January 2020
An interactive session by Dr. S. K. Murthy on Innovation Day on 17th November 2019
Presenting innovative projects to AICTE team
Discussion on Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Dr. Raman Gujral, Regional Director EDII, Southern Region