International Faculty

Dr. Laura Smuleac, Associate Professor, King Mihai I University, Timisoara, Romania

Dr. Raul Pascalau, Associate Professor, King Mihai I University, Timisoara, Romania


National Faculty

Mr. K. V. Iyer, Industry Trainer & Agri Business Consultant

Prof. A. S. Rao, Innovation Consultant, Ex-CIIE-IIMA

Mr. Govind Sharma, IPR Expert

Dr. P. C. Panchariya, Director, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani

Dr. Sachin Gupta, Assistant Professor, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur

Mr. Rajeev Bhargav, Chartered Accountant | Registered Valuer | SME & Startup Advisory

Prof. Uday Bhate, Market Research

Mr. Premanshu Singh, Business Leader & Growth Hacker

Dr. Mohit Gambhir, IIT (Jodhpur)

Dr. Kritika Tekwani, IIM (Ahmedabad)

Dr. M. K. Goel, IIT (Indore)

Ms. Priyanka Sinha, Global Lead: Digital Programs, Du Pont Water Solutions

Mr. Rajeev Saraswat, Financial Management | Strategic Planning | Business Transformation

Adv. Rhimjhim Mathur, IPR Expert

The learning model for PGDM IEV at CCS-NIAM is to have a portfolio of permanent and visiting faculty drawn from the top business schools across the country complemented by industry chieftains from agribusiness sector. In addition to the expertise of its faculty, the program features lectures and sessions by industry experts, domain specialists, corporate leaders to blend theoretical understanding with practical application.


In house faculty

Sh. Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, IAS 

Additional Secretary (Marketing),  Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India, and Director General, CCS NIAM

Dr. Ramesh Mittal

Dr. S. R. Singh
Dy. Director

Dr. Shuchi Mathur
Assistant Director

Dr. Ravi Kumar Goyal

Chief Operating Officer

Rahul Maheshwari

Manager Innovation Management

CA Abhishek Sharma

Manager Finance & ICT

Saswati Mukherjee

Manager Marketing & Communication

Deekshith M.

Research Officer

Ranjith P.C.

Research Officer

Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development (PGDMIEV)

About the Program

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Development (PGDMIEV) is an AICTE approved, full-time, two-year course that offers comprehensive support for aspiring entrepreneurs. This program combines management education with incubation and acceleration, providing a structured framework for long-term guidance. PGDMIEV is specifically designed to cultivate a mindset of innovation and entrepreneurship among students, empowering them to think critically, identify problems, and develop effective solutions. Through a blend of theoretical and practical coursework, hands-on projects, internships, and networking opportunities with industry professionals and successful entrepreneurs, students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to transform their ideas into thriving ventures.


 Program Objectives

     Acquire application-oriented skills through an outcome-oriented curriculum that connects innovation and entrepreneurship theory with practice.

     Learn management of innovations, entrepreneurship, and venture development from foundation to advanced stages.

     Apply entrepreneurial skills in real-life situations, validate ideas, build innovations, test markets, and develop successful ventures.

Program Highlights

     Core and elective courses, skill certification, capstone projects, and action learning segments.

     Business fundamentals, innovation, and technology commercialization.

     Experiential learning through an Agri-based incubator.

     Training and exposure through industry mentors, top investors, and successful entrepreneurs.

     Grant and investment exposure.

Key Benefits of the Program

     Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset and developing enterprise skill sets.

     Mentoring and handholding from experienced entrepreneurs.

     Business plan and strategy development.

     Market research and feasibility studies.

     Technology and product development mentoring.

     Support for intellectual property rights (IPR) and legal compliance.

     Career and employment opportunities in entrepreneurship development cells, startup cells, and leadership positions.

Join us on this exciting journey of innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture development!

Who Should Apply

     Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a venture soon.

     Graduates who want to acquire business knowledge before starting their own enterprise.

     Students seeking high-quality business education focused on entrepreneurship rather than traditional job placements.

     Younger generation of family businesses looking to strengthen and capitalize on current trends and technological advances.

     Early-stage career professionals who want to start their own ventures but need groundwork to enhance their chances of success.

     Individuals those are aspiring to build a promising career in innovation/ incubation/ acceleration units, Technology Transfer Organizations, Angel/VC firms, innovation & star-up policy implementation units in government and non-government agencies, social development sector enterprises, and family business entities etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with Disability (DA) category) from a recognized university or Institution. Candidates who are in final year of their graduation can also apply and submit their provisional certificate and mark sheets/grade card indicating up to date and latest cumulative marks/CGPA/OGPA till the previous year/semester and also indicate the same in the application form. Their provisional eligibility will be decided based on the same. If selected, they may seek provisional admission into the programme on payment of the required fee and other charges as specified. After joining the programme, they will have to submit the provisional degree certificate and aggregate marks/CGPA/OGPA latest by August 31, 2023 failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

Selection Process

Candidates can apply online by visiting - Shortlisting will be on the basis of the cumulative performance of CAT / XAT/ MAT/ ATMA/ GMAT / CMAT score, and academic achievements are considered during the selection process. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to appear for Group Discussion and Personal interview. Selected candidates will be intimated by email. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as there are limited seats.

1.                  Launch of the program – 14.06.2023

Application Fees

Registration/application fee per candidate may be Rs.1,200/- only (For General/EWS/OBC) and Rs.600/- (For SC/ST)


Our program is led by the faculty of Choudhary Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, renowned for their industry and academic experience. Our faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the program. Additionally, we have a team of entrepreneurs who serve as mentors, providing valuable insights and guidance to students.

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Join the Post Graduate Diploma Management in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development (PGDMIEV) and embark on a journey to develop your entrepreneurial skills, gain practical experience, and turn your ideas into successful ventures.

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For Program-Related Queries, Contact:

Phone: 0141-2795163, +91-95494 56770,+91-91679 63551

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For Program-Related Queries, Contact:

Phone: 0141-2795163, +91-95494 56770,+91-91679 63551

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Message From DG's Desk

Agriculture plays a vital role in economic development of the country, while facilitating employment generation and poverty alleviation.

Shri Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, IAS
Additional Secretary (Marketing)
Govt. of India, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Director General,

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