Campus Founders

– a GPS Fellows initiative

Identifying and nurturing India’s budding talents


Picture this – You’ve got this incredible idea buzzing in your head ready to take the entrepreneurial world by storm. How can you make this happen? Transforming that brilliant idea into a successful business is no walk in the park. And that is exactly where NSRCEL can help you

Now that we have caught your attention

The Campus Founders – a GPS Fellows initiative is an exciting 4 month program funded by GPS Renewables, specially crafted for recent grads and student entrepreneurs like you!

Get ready for an incredible
4-month journey!

What’s in it for you?

Who is it for?




The startup should have a working prototype

The program is open to students from any academic discipline

We are only looking for founders from PAN India

If you have graduated, you must have graduated less than a year ago

How can you be part of Campus Founders?

Please note: Selected participants will enter 4-month Campus Founders Incubation program

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What you can expect?


Validate your idea

Test and refine your business model

Figure out the value proposition for your business

Develop a growth driven product roadmap

Craft a Go-To-Market startegy

Gain the ability to secure startup funding

Learn the essentials of legal, finance and marketing

How Campus Founders Program
can help you?


As students, we are certain that you're brimming with enthusiasm and big dreams. However, you may want to build knowledge about the real-life obstacles you may face. That's why you can benefit from a program that helps you understand the challenges ahead and equips you with the tools to overcome them.


Sure, you've got creativity and ideation skills in your backpacks, but what about the nitty-gritty of running a business? You need to learn the fundamentals of business concepts and strategies that will empower you to manage and grow your startups successfully.


Building a startup entails more than just having a great idea. It calls for an entrepreneurial mindset, resilience, and a strong support system. These qualities are necessary for you to thrive as a founder, however, these become secondary if the focus is solely on innovation.




Who is eligible to apply for the program?

If you are a college-based startup founder or a recent graduate who is receptive to learning and demonstrates a sense of responsibility for maintaining their entrepreneurial path, this program is the right fit for you

I have recently graduated. Can I still apply for the program?

If you have graduated less than a year ago, you can still apply for the program

When can I apply?

The registration is open. You can apply now.

What can I expect in the incubation program?


  • Program specifically designed for students
  • Cohort based learning
  • Area specific guidance
  • Mentorship 
  • Access to NSRCEL network

Why is this program different from other Incubation programs?

This program is specifically designed for student entrepreneurs, keeping in mind the needs, requirements, and schedule of the students. 

What does NSRCEL expect from you?

We expect you to be an active participant and devote 8-10 hours a week in this program

What is the duration of the program?

The cohort lasts for 4 months but it does not end there, the entrepreneur then becomes the part of the NSRCEL ecosystem.

Does the program focus on specific sectors or geographies?

The program is sector-agnostic. We are considering applications from PAN India

Where will the program take place?

    The program takes place in a hybrid format. The founders will be informed in advance for any physical events/meetups happening

    Will I receive any financial support from NSRCEL?

    The program doesn’t ensure funding for your enterprise.

    However, it’s important to note that the top 3-5 ventures may get the opportunity to receive grants at NSRCEL, based on their participation and progress during the program

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