On-campus 1 year
PG Diploma
in Innovation
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On-campus 1 year
PG Diploma
in Innovation
Apply Now
About On-Campus
Learning Experience

Programme Starts

July 2023


1 year

Classes on campus
Approved by UGC


Admissions will
happen on a monthly
cycle. The cycle opens
on 1st of every Month
and completes on
month end.

Programme Fee

INR 6,00,000

Taxes Included

MIT ID Innovation Programme is a one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Innovation that essentially combines Design, Technology, Business, and Humanities to develop a holistic approach towards Innovation. The course is approved by UGC and the batch size is limited to 25 Innovators-in-the-making only. The course is:

  • Designed for graduates, experienced/working professionals from diverse creative, technical
    , and humanities backgrounds.
  • Is fully project-based with a heavy emphasis on imparting practical and hands-on knowledge.
  • Enables the candidates to discover and build on their own strengths. Candidates get design
    mentorship, technology support, and business strategy inputs from industry professionals.
  • Provides close collaboration opportunities with industry professionals and active career
    guidance and lifelong professional development support.

Graduates, practitioners, and entrepreneurs from various different disciplines across creative, technical, and social sciences backgrounds are welcomed to join The Innovation Programme. The Programme uses a student’s undergraduate discipline as well as their work experience, as the foundation for delivering disruptive solutions, and pairs it with frameworks and skills that span a wide spectrum of disciplines through new product development, digital and physical design, business skills, technological trends and more. With multiple formats of collaborations with expert professionals, The Innovation Programme aims to deliver an industry-ready crop of innovators, designers, technologists, and strategists.


Programme Structure and Pedagogy

MIT ID Innovation Programme admissions is a 3 step process. The process is designed to assess the candidates suitability for the programme in a holistic way. The admissions process involves the core programme team, the faculty members , industry professionals and programme alumni. The candidates are provided an opportunity to interact with the team and present their credentials, achievements, strengths, motivation and career plan. All the steps are designed methodically by a team of researchers and domain experts ensuring that the process is comprehensive but yet concise.

Syllabus and Programme Flow

The programme is a highly rigorous and action based and expects the learners to stay engaged with the faculty and project work for a minimum of 12-14 hours a day and follows a 6 day week calendar. The learning happens in through a variety of modes such as classroom sessions, field trips, boot camps, workshops, Lab sessions , guest lectures, internships and live projects.

  • Innovation Mindshift

    Team building, the spirit of “Innovation”, what is Innovation, Technology


    Holistic approach to Innovation, Impossible Engineering, Innovation, Technology

  • Human Centred Innovation

    Design for Behaviour Change, Design Thinking, Sensitivity, Technology

  • WORLD 4.0

    Speculative Design, Futurism, Physical Computing, Emerging Technology, Ethics, Video Making

  • Making With Digits

    Digital & Physical Product Design and Development, Coding, Python, 3D Printing, Voice AI, etc.

  • Major Innovation Project

    A strong major project that applies everything they’ve learnt so far, to deliver a holistic innovation.

Admission Process
  • Application Form

  • Telephonic Interview
    and Statement of
    Purpose submission

  • Final Interview

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    Eligibility Criteria
    • An undergraduate degree in any discipline
    • Working professional, aspiring or existing entrepreneur
    • 4+ years of work experience (preferred but not mandatory)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Curiosity, passion and a drive to improve the world
    Student Profiles
    • Aniket Tambe

      I am Aniket Tambe, an offbeat trekker and cyclist whose heart resides in nature. I have worked on various start up projects that delved into organic farming and hydroponics. Having an experience in plastic
      product design and the plastic mould

    • Maitri Bhardwaj

      “I am an artist by heart and an admirer of Innovation visionary, blend of an Electronics Engineer with work experience of 1.5 years in Automation Industrial IoT technology and creative mind-set with passion for developing strong Ideas.”
      Major inspiration for my Ideation is based on gaining empathy of the user, I am dedicating my work to.
      I love challenges and look forward for what’s next.

    • Arihant Jain

      I have been trained as a mechanical engineer from IET, Lucknow (2017) where I was a major part of several projects under BAJA SAE INDIA and also made a working prototype on Thermoacoustic Refrigeration. The entry to the corporate world was a product-based software company dealing in automating the banking sector services, where I worked as a Quality system engineer getting my feet wet in Quality Management System, Information Security & Management systems, and Project Management.

      A constant search for creativity led me to the intersection of Design, Business and Technology and brought me to MIT ID, Pune to pursue the Innovation Program where I hope to learn, unlearn and relearn.
      When I am not working, you may find me memorizing and performing theater plays, reading self-help books, making random travel plans and meditating in the woods.

    • Vatsal Pathak

      Brief Profile – Having work experience in multiple domains like Civil Engineering, Agriculture, and UX/UI Design, Vatsal joined the Innovation program to fulfill his aspiration the be a problem solver at the commercial level.

    • Rhythm Panchal

      A passionate motor head driven by curiosity. Deep thinker & a maker who channels inspiration without inhibition, Self-motivated hustler & a firm believer skilled in creative problem solving, product design & automotive design. I Would love to connect on Lamborghinis.

    • Shrish Tagore

      I have a bachelor’s in Electronics and Communication engineering with a two-year of work experience in Digital Marketing. Later on, I got an interest in UX and Product Design and decided to join the Innovation Programme, MITID. I get to experience newer areas of focus and skills to learn every day and hope to reach my milestone soon.

      Apart from being a designer, I’m also a music producer and photographer.

    • Rohan Kakarakayala

      I am Rohan Kakarayakayala I have a bachelors degree in production engineering from Sinhgad college of engineering, Pune. My special skillset includes product manufacturing and machining. Interning at AACK Technocrafts has given me exposure and experience of the manufacturing industry.

      Designing was always a part of my academic bucket list and thus when I came across the Innovation program at MIT ID, I was elated.
      The innovation program is a perfect blend of technology, design and business understanding. I am here to learn from experts in various fields and explore the diversities to leave an immortal mark in the world.

    • Eshan Dubey

      Are humans capable to summarise a person?
      “I am a seeker of design, arts and effective ways of communication. An innovation enthusiast with love for photography. More than three years of experience in storytelling in different mediums and platforms. An iVMS360 trained IT Recruiter, placed 12 java developer for U.S. Army Special Operations Command. Worked in Design Business development at an Innovation Product design studio “Story Design”
      A huge fan of Art of communicating the information.
      A typical day : I am in love with tea and making it is first thing I do when my day starts, enjoying it sip by sip retrospecting myself, followed by an hour of meditation and then handling the excitement to go out on work includes talking to my pet fish, helping mom with cooking and cleaning my motorcycle.
      Capturing some photographs may be while traveling to work and the seeking for new story everyday never ends.Evenings are dedicated to randomness and my day ends with Captain winning a war or Batman brooding over the city.

    • Aishwarya Bhagat

      You are about to read about a creative, poetic and exuberant girl. I am an artist , I write rhymes and stories, make toys out of waste material, experiment with food and places , find solutions to problems and spread joy wherever I am. I have done my schooling from Wynberg-Allen School, a boarding abode nestled in the hills of Mussoorie. My Bachelors in Commerce (Hons.) brought me to the finance capital of the country, Mumbai. Pursuing which, I realised my love for coding , design and innovating. I am pulled towards a greener future and sustainability drives my life. I aspire to become a revolutionary Eco-preneur. The innovation programme will help me inculcate all the desired knowledge and skills to independently make business while making a greener world.

    Fees ₹ 6,00,000
    Hostel, Mess & Laundry ₹ 1, 94,000
    Total ₹ 7, 94,000
    Careers and

    Careers and professional development is one of the key pillars of the MIT ID Innovation.
    We empower all the learners to discover their passions and achieve best of their potential. MIT ID Innovation has strong industry connections that lead to internships, job placements and other collaboration opportunities. We enhance the employability and professional skills through experiential learning and access to industry next-practices that makes all the learners ready for the industry and entrepreneurial career paths.

    The programme curriculum itself is designed with the help of industry experts and enables learners to choose the right career direction for themselves.

    Some of the key collaborators for the MIT ID Innovation Programme are as follows Logos of the following.

    Programme Team
    • Mr. Dhimant Panchal

      Director Design Center

      Experience - 40+ years

    • Mr. Dr. Nachiket Thakur

      Deputy Director

      25+ years

    • Mr. Harshit Desai

      Director at MIT ID Innovation

      20+ years

    • Mr. Sabu Francis

      Founder at Syncspace and Limen Leap Labs

    • Mr. Pushkar Ingale

      Founder | Designer, Cohesive Design Labs

      10+ years

    • Mr. Amit Inamdar

      Founder and CEO of Zealous Design Solutions

      12+ Years

    • Mr. Manoj Kothari

      Chief Design Strategist & Futurist at Turian Labs

    • Mr. Praveen Juyal

      Founder & CEO | Strategy Forward Consulting | Business Transformation & Growth | Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Advanced Analytics | Foresight & Creativity | AI for Banking & Insurance

    • Mr. Rishu Yadav

      Learning and Creativity workshop designer

    • Mr. Ketan Shimpi

      Designer - Infosys

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