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Emerging Trends in Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

About MCC

Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Bengaluru, established in 1948, is dedicated to the empowerment of youth through education. Managed by the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa (CSST), the college has set benchmarks in quality education and has empowered generations of women to become agents of change in society. Affiliated with Bangalore University and Bengaluru Central University, the college is recognized under 2(f) and 12(b) of the UGC Act. Granted autonomous status in 2005, MCC has been accredited by NAAC with an ‘A+’ grade in the last round of accreditation in 2019. The college offers 45 undergraduate and 21 postgraduate programs, with nearly 9,000 students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D programmes, making it one of the top-ranked institutions in India. The congregation began to spread its branches to other States and today the Institute has 5 Provinces spread across 13 States of India – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi. Communities in the USA, UAE Africa (Kenya), and Germany belong to the Centre.


MCCIIE is an initiative by Mount Carmel College, Autonomous to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among students, faculty, and alumni. The centre aims to transform business ideas into reality by developing individual talent, skills, and personality. It provides a supportive entrepreneurial environment that accelerates the development of start-up companies through various resources and services. The main goal of MCCIIE is to produce successful firms that are financially viable and independent.

About EntreCon Global

A convergence of pioneers, innovators, and thought leaders, our event transcends the boundaries of a traditional conference, offering an immersive experience that ignites creativity, fosters global connections, and equips participants with actionable strategies. With EntreCon Global, you’re not just attending a conference – you’re entering a realm where ideas take flight, connections amplify, and the realm of possibilities expands. The event stands as an international epicentre of entrepreneurship evolution, where creativity and innovation thrive in equal measure.

About the Conference

Innovation enhances the creativity and design thinking processes of organizations, leading to business success. The MCCIIE is hosting a 2-day International Conference on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” to bring together leading academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and organizations to share their experiences and research findings. This conference will provide an interdisciplinary platform to discuss recent innovations, trends, and challenges in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship.


  • Discuss the role of innovation and incubation in entrepreneurship.
  • Encourage start-up culture among students and faculty.
  • Devise strategies for building a sustainable business model.
  • Create awareness about government support and industry-academia linkage in promoting entrepreneurial culture.

Call for Papers

We invite prospective authors to contribute and help shape the conference through submissions of research abstracts, papers, and e-posters. High-quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results in all areas of Innovation and Entrepreneurship are cordially invited.

Sub-themes for the Paper Presentation

  1. Start-up culture in India
  2. AI and entrepreneurship
  3. Role of Innovation/Entrepreneurship in sustainable development
  4. The role of Innovation in the modern era
  5. Social Innovation, Public and Social Good
  6. Women Entrepreneurship, Growth and Competitiveness
  7. Entrepreneurship and regional development
  8. Recent government Policy for promoting Entrepreneurship
  9. Corporate and Strategic Entrepreneurship
  10. The role of educational institutions in fostering entrepreneurship
  11. Green entrepreneurship/Eco-entrepreneurship
  12. Innovative strategies for maintaining good customer relationship
  13. Entrepreneurship and gender
  14. Edutech entrepreneurship/ homepreneurs / foodpreneurs / technopreneurs /Biotech entrepreneurship/Sports entrepreneurship/social entrepreneurship /Hustler Entrepreneurship and cyberpreneurship
  15. Skill development and entrepreneurship
  16. IPR
  17. Entrepreneurial Research – Entrepreneurial Mindset

Note: Participants are requested to send their Research papers to the email mentioned here:

Important Dates

  • Last date for abstract submission – 15th July 2024
  • Acceptance of abstract – 25th July 2024
  • Last date for full paper submission – 15th August 2024
  • Acceptance of full paper (maximum 5000 words) – 1st September 2024
  • Last date for registration – 31st August 2024

Registration Fee

CategoryDomestic (Inclusive of GST)International
Student₹1500$ 30
Academicians / Research Scholar / Teachers₹ 3000$ 50
Entrepreneurs & Others₹ 3500$ 100


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Advisory Board

Gilad Segev, Business Development & International Marketing

Dr George Lekha, Princpal

Dr Suma Singh, Registrar Academics

Dr S Ramesh, Dean of International Programs and Partnership

Priyanka Pandya, CEO and Founder of Finacquis Entrepreneur and Investor

Conference Convener

Dr. Shanthi S, Dean of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Conference Core Committee

Dr. R Sivakami, Associate Professor

Dr. J Janaki, Associate Professor

Dr. Lakshmi C J, Assistant Professor

Ms. Suma N, Assistant Professor

Dr. Yogitha L J, Assistant Professor

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.


For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.

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