The most stimulating Business Plan Competition of the year.

About the Challenge

About Exide

Exide Industries Limited, one of India's most reliable brands, enjoying unrivalled reputation and recall since 100 years, is known for its constant emphasis on innovation, extensive geographic footprint, strong relationship with marquee clients and steady technology upgradations with global business partners. The Company is a distinct frontrunner in the lead-acid storage batteries space for both automotive and industrial applications.Know more

About the Exide Innovation Challenge

What gets the adrenaline pumping for business school students?

Testing themselves against the smartest brains from top B-schools across the country, solving complex problems that assess their managerial abilities and providing solutions to real life business problems that ultimately lead to tangible results for the management.

If challenging yourself against the best excites you, then we have the answer in the Exide Innovation Challenge!

The Exide Innovation Challenge is a unique business plan competition for the brightest business school students in India to apply their creativity, managerial thinking and revolutionary ideas to Exide Industries Limited, India’s largest Lead Acid Battery manufacturing company.

The Exide Innovation Challenge is open to students currently pursuing a full time two year PGP/MBA program.

The program is being rolled out in top business schools in India, to create awareness about Exide as a brand and a Company that students can look forward to as their job destination and take their career on an upward trajectory.

The participating teams will undergo multiple levels of evaluation before the final selection. The finalist teams will be invited to present to the top management at the Kolkata Head Office of Exide Industries Limited. Winners will receive attractive rewards apart from an experience that is bound to take their career to the next level!

Participation Constitution

  • Exide Innovation Challenge is open to 2nd year students only, pursuing a full time two year PGP/MBA program.
  • Students from selected B-schools can participate only in teams of four, from within their campus.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of teams that wish to participate from one institute.
  • One student can only be a part of one team.

The Exide Innovation Challenge is a unique opportunity for talented Indian B-school students with electrifying brains to work as a team and improve their skills in strategy planning and implementation.

Our experienced and innovation-led leaders will provide mentorship, guidance and support for all participating teams, which will mould the competitors into front-runners of tomorrow!