About Us

UDGAM is the flagship event of the Entrepreneurial Development Cell, IIT Guwahati. It was conceptualized to develop and spread the spirit of entrepreneurship among the youth of the North-East, and India in general thus earning itself the reputation of being the largest E-Summit in the north-east. E-Cell, IIT Guwahati, is a special interest group under Technical Board of the Students Gymkhana Council, IIT Guwahati and is responsible for activities and initiatives which would instil and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst the student community. To foster an environment which is conducive to entrepreneurship, we at E-Cell organize lectures, events and workshops to create a platform for them to realize their potential and showcase their bright ideas in front of public and industry

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Lecture Series

Ever felt that you have a drive, you have a passion, you have what it takes but felt that somewhere along the way your ideas aren’t reaching fruition? Ever felt that how is it that people succeed against so many odds? Hear the entrepreneurs live as they walk you through the path of how they met with success. Take their guidance and start your journey.

Practise makes one perfect


The classrooms never got interesting until now. The art of entrepreneurship has been a closely guarded secret. Many of us are very motivated when we begin working on our idea but slowly that passion fizzles out. From the finest business moves to the foxiest marketing maneuvers industry specialists teach you the art of entrepreneurship.

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Business Conference

The conference invites Indian and foreign social entrepreneurs and leaders who share their insights and experience about social business and various ways of contributing to the society.

Case Study Competition

Strategy Storm

A Social Business Case competition for students in India which will be organized for the first time in which students from all over the country will gather to solve business, marketing and PR problems for social enterprises and organizations.

The Ultimate Pitch Battle!


The classic pitching battle is reinvented in this edition of Udgam. So, perfect your pitches and fight it out in front of VCs and angel investors who are here to tear you down and build you up.

The Coders' Avenue

Hack in the East

A hackathon which aims to create solutions of problems faced in northeast India. Your team will have 24 hours to make an impact and stand out amongst everyone else. Survival of the fittest!

The name says it all

Intern Fair

This is the first time an intern fair is being conducted in the northeast. It is an amazing platform for companies to find interns and for students to get the guidance and practice they are looking for to boost their career.

Its Virtual not Real

Virtual Stock Market

Action packed simulation game that’ll enhance one’s trading skills and ability to deduce the effects of news and events on the stock market

Just 90 seconds

In a Nutshell

You will have 90 seconds to pitch your startup idea in this competition. Every second counts. You have a minute to win it! Plus around 30 seconds XD.

Witness the Biggest Entrepreneurship Summit of North East India.

UDGAM 2018

Witness the Biggest Entrepreneurship Summit of North East India.

UDGAM 2018


Witness the Biggest Entrepreneurship Summit of North East India.

UDGAM 2018

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