Institution’s Innovation Council

About IIC

Ministry of Education has established Innovation Cell (MIC) to foster innovation at Higher Educational Institutes. In the year 2018, MIC launched the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to promote innovation. In this, each of the participating institutes were asked to set up IIC and carry out the prescribed activities.

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 in their formative years. We are proud to announce that IIC-AUM was established in November 2020.


  • Engage faculty members and students in various innovation and entrepreneurship related activities such as Ideation, Problem Solving, Proof of Concept Development, Design Thinking, IPR, Project Handling and Management.
  • Organize periodic workshops or seminars or interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.

Major focus of IIC

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

Functions of IIC

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

Benefits of IIC

  • No major capital investment required for establishing IIC as it will make use of existing local ecosystem.
  • Students/Faculty associated with IIC will get exclusive opportunity to participate in various Innovation related initiatives and competitions organized by MHRD.
  • Win exciting Prizes/Certificates every month.
  • Meet/Interact with renowned Business Leaders and top-notch academicians.
  • Opportunity to nurture and prototype new ideas.
  • Mentoring by Industry Professionals.
  • Experimentation with new/latest technologies
  • Visit new places and learn a new culture.

For more information of IIC and current calendar activities, visit

AUH I & E Policy

Council Members

The council comprises of faculty, staff members and students from various departments and experts from different industries. IIC at AUM consists of the following members:


Amity University Haryana has a clear philosophy to encourage and incubate technology based new enterprises with innovative products and services with a mandate to strengthen collaboration between industry & academia and turn ideas into visible businesses have to encourage the students and faculty for entrepreneurship. The Ideas further nurtured to protype stage and next to startup, highlights of some of the work done by faculty and students:


November 2021
Sr.No. Event Date Event
1. 11-Nov-21 National Education Day
December 2021
Sr.No. Event Date Event
1. 2-Dec-21 National Pollution Control Day