Ministry of Education, (MoE), Govt. of India has established MoE’s Innovation Cell to systematically foster the culture of Innovation among all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). 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.
MIC has envisioned encouraging the creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs, and the Institute of Computer Technology, Ganpat University is one of them. The IIC at GUNI-ICT under Head of Institute - Dr. Hemal Shah, Head of Department – Prof. Dharmesh Darji (Associate Professor), IIC President - Prof. Umang Thakkar (Assistant Professor) will function in line with the Center for Entrepreneurship in organizing innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities, with Prof. Swapnil Vakharia as the Convener and all other Teaching & Non-Teaching faculties as the Members of IIC.
The vision of IIC established at the Institute
“It shall be the constant endeavor of Ganpat University to meet the educational needs of the youth in the area of professional studies and provide state-of-the-art learning opportunities along with inculcation of values of commitment and uprightness.”
The mission of IIC established at the Institute
"Seek, Search, and Offer programs that lead to symbiotic emergence of ‘academic excellence and ‘industrial relevance in education and research
The 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
Role Distribution for IIC :
Key Role / Position in IIC
Prof Umang Thakkar
Dr. Amrut Patel
Prof Neha Rajput & Prof. Param Ahir
Prof Svapnil Vakhariya
Innovation Activity Coordinator
Prof Bhavesh Soni & Prof Samir Joshi
Internship & Entrepreneur Activity Coordinator
Prof Bhavesh Jain & Prof Param Ahir
IPR Activity Coordinator
Prof Kunal Garud & Prof Ravi Patel
Start-Up Activity Coordinator
Prof Tejas Kadiya & Prof Sulabh Bhatt
Prof Aniket Patel
Prof Umang Thakkar & Prof Bhumit Patel
Rest of all Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff
Our institute in association with Institution&rsquo's Innovation Council (IIC) an initiative by MHRD, Govt. of India awarded us getting 3.5 Star Rating Certificate for the year 2020-21 on 3rd Jan 2022.
Ranked amongst Top 5 in all Gujarat State Engineering Institutions and Top 25 in all disciplines of Central Zone out of 1036 colleges