Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established ‘MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ 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 during their formative years itself.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs) across selected HEIs. A network of IICs are established to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion ecosystem in the campuses. MIC has established Institution's Innovation Council in more than 2700 Institutions till December 2021.


IIC ID: IC201810590

IIC Institute Name: Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, U.P.

About IIC- NIET Institute

"To be an institute of academic excellence with global outreach thriving on Innovation, R&D, IPR, and Design Thinking delivering creative and socially responsible professionals and entrepreneurs".

  • To foster an ecosystem for research, product development, innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship.
  • To in still values and ethics to produce socially responsible technocrats addressing global problems through their startups.
Journey of IIC established at the Institute

Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida, U. P. (IIC ID-IC201810590) has established Institution Innovation Council (IIC) as per the norms of Innovation Cell, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, during IIC Calendar year 2018-19. The Main aim of IIC is to mentor and spread awareness on fostering innovation at Institute level. The Activities of IIC are to organize and submit reports on various activities such as innovation, IPR, Start-ups and EDP etc. IIC- NIET has achieved highest star ranking in year 2020-21 and selected as a Mentor Institute to help other Mentee institutes, which have lower star rating, to improve in the next year.

Major Focus
  • 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 among students.
Function of IIC
  • To conduct various Innovation, IPR and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by 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.

IIC 2021-2022 (IIC 4.0)

About IIC 4.0

IICs is a faculty-experts-student council which takes on multiple activities to promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship round the year. IIC’s objective is to prepare the students with skills like critical thinking, Design Thinking, Innovative thought process and Entrepreneurial mindset.

IIC 4.0 is an upgraded version of IIC 1.0, 2.0 & 3.0. Many features regarding monitoring & submission of reports, assessment criteria, star scheme, type of activities etc. have been added on IIC portal. IIC 3.0 is more comprehensive and will be able to establish a strong ecosystem of innovation, IPR and entrepreneurship in HEIs.

  • Semester Based Approach for Preparing and Advising Annual Calendar Plan for IICs.
  • Learning Modules for the Activities scheduled as part of IIC Annual Calendar.
  • Self Driven and MIC Driven Activities and Differential weightage/ scoring system for each type of activity category.
  • Report submission and evaluation by MIC on Quarterly Basis.
  • Introduction of New Scoring Mechanism for Rating & Quarterly Rating System.


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IIC NIET Council

President of IIC Mr. Raman Batra


Vice- President of IIC & Head of the Institute Dr. Vinod M. Kapse

Director - NIET

Director General Mr. Praveen Soneja

Director General - NIET

Convener of IIC Mr. Sanjay Kumar

Associate Dean - Innovation Labs & MOOCsNIET, Assistant Professor- ME Dept.

TBI- Head Mr. Sameer Garg


IPR Activity Coordinator, NIRF Coordinator Ms. Alka Singh

Assistant Professor- CSE-AIML Dept.

ARIIA Coordinator Mr. Ashutosh Kumar Singh

Associate Dean- Innovation Labs & MOOCsNIET, Assistant Professor - ECE Dept.

Start up Activity Coordinator Mr. Mayank Deep Khare

Associate Dean- Innovation Labs & MOOCsNIET, Assistant Professor- CS IoT Dept.

Internship Activity Coordinator Mr. Deepak Singh

T&P Coordinator

Innovation Activity Coordinator Dr. Ritesh Rastogi

Associate Professor & Head- MCA Dept

Member - IIC Dr. Manish Kaushik

DSW- NIET, Assistant Professor- Chemistry Dept.

Member - IIC Dr. Arvind Kumar

Associate Professor - BT Dept.

Member - IIC Ms. Anamika Chaudhary

Assistant Professor- CSE-DS Dept.

Member - IIC Mr. Amar Preet Singh

Assistant Professor- EEE Dept.

Member - IIC Mr. Rishi Singhal

Assistant Professor - EEE Dept.

Member - IIC Dr. Yusuf Mehdi

Assistant Professor - English Dept.

Member - IIC Mr. Vishal Kumar

Assistant Professor - English Dept.

Member - IIC Mr. Yaduvir Singh

Assistant Professor - CSE - AI Dept.

Social Media Coordinator Ms. Anita Menon


Member - IIC Dr. Veena Grover

Professor - MBA

Member - IIC Ms. Aarushi Thusu

Assistant Professor - AIML

Member - IIC Mr. Om Prakash Sahani

Assistant Professor - ME