The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), located in Gandhinagar ,Gujrat is an autonomous institute. The institute was established in 1983 and is approved by AICTE, MHRD, and NBA. The institute is spread in a 23 acres green campus. EDII offers PGDM Program in Business Entrepreneurship and Development Studies and Fellow Programme in Management. EDII admissions takes place either by university entrance test or CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA.

This program is created in order to create new entrepreneurship opportunities & being successful in family businesses.

EDII Courses


EDII Gandhinagar offers PGDM in Business Entrepreneurship and Development Studies of two years. The candidate must have completed Graduation with minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC Category) marks.

Along with graduation, Candidate must also have valid scores of CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA and CMAT. The final selection will be based on rounds of Group Discussions and Personal Interview.


EDII also offers FPM Programme in 13 specializations. The candidate must have a Master’s Degree in any stream with minimum 60% marks. Selection of the candidates for FPM admission is done based on their merit in Entrepreneurship Research Aptitude Test (ERAT) conducted by EDII followed by personal interview.

EDII Placements

EDII Placements majorly helps students in setting their own start-ups and support in the family business.


Name of the Firm joined

Batch Year

Gandhar Deshpane

FITKE Solutions: a ONE stop solution that strives to revolutionize the sports industry. It not only motivates sports enthusiasts to play but also helps them to find their sports partners as well as nearby venues to play.

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Meet Patel

DigiElephant (Mitusshar Services LLP)

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Pushpak Parekh

GCS Creations: A customized solution for uniforms in all possible sectors with over 5000+ designs, also the company aims at removing synthetics completely

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Swapnil Shrivastava

Organic Plant Nursery: Organic farm aims to work towards new and innovative systems in agriculture, education, public policy and by favourable marketing of organic products.

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Tusshar Aggarwal

DigiElephant (Mitusshar Services LLP)

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Vishwa Patel

VAP Gruhudyog: Initial stage of business will be starting from processing of 'Khichya Papad' for global business it would be named as 'Krackers'

PGDM(BE) 2016-18

Advait Raval

KYS Scientific P Ltd.:to make the telescope light weight , which can be  move from one place to another easily.

PGDM(BE) 2017-19

Nikita Dattani

MysTree organic cotton shirting

PGDM(BE) 2017-19

Pranayjit Sodani

Atpata Funky

PGDM(BE) 2017-19

Shreekesh Pillai

Josho Technologies P Ltd

PGDM(BE) 2017-19

Nawrath Minda

Ultron digi Dash board-The idea is to innovate an electronic IoT device which can replace the day to day dashboard of the bikes.

PGDM(BE) 2017-19

The PGDM Program ensures that students get ample amount of opportunities in the field of Business and Entrepreneurship. The professionals provide mentoring support, getting assisted in career planning and helps in talent development & growth of the family business. Following is the table which shows the career choice made by students after completion of programs.

Sectorial Background of Students:

EDII Scholarships

Scholarships are given to students on merit cum need-based. Those who perform exceptionally in their academics receive the opportunity of getting scholarships.

Awards and Achievements

  • EDII was among top 50 Management Schools of the country done by NIRF.
  • EDII among first Top 25 Entrepreneurship Schools in India by Aspire in the year 2016.
  • EDII, the only institute from the Central Region in 'AICTE-CII Best Industry Linked Technical Institute in India 2013'.
  • EDII wins International Mercury Award 2016-17.
  • EDII bags the Excellent Institute for Entrepreneurship Development in India Award during the 11th National Education Summit 2017
  • EDII bags IFC – Times Network Strategy Award 2017.