The most stimulating Business Plan Competition of 2017.

About the Challenge


The Exide Innovation Challenge is a unique business plan competitio for the brightest business school students in India to apply their creativity, managerial thinking and revolutionary ideas to Exide Industries Limited, India’s largest Lead Acid Battery manufacturing company.

The Exide Innovation Challenge in its inaugural year got the adrenaline pumping for business school students across India.

The smartest brains from top B-schools across the country tested against each other, solving complex problems that assess their managerial abilities and providing solutions to real life business problems that ultimately lead to tangible results for the management.

The Exide Innovation Challenge was open to students pursuing a full time two year PGP/MBA program in the year 2017.

The program was rolled out across top business schools in India, to create awareness about Exide as a brand and a Company that students can look forward to as their job destination and take their career on an upward trajectory.

The participating teams underwent multiple levels of evaluation in 3 rounds comprising of Best Pitch, Campus Round and National Finals. The finalist teams were invited to present to the top management at the National Finals held in Kolkata.

The winners received attractive rewards in the form of cash prizes, trophy, certificate, PPI from Exide for our flagship campus programme called "Exide Management Programme", apart from an experience that is bound to take their career to the next level!

2017 Winners

  • Winning Team - The Masqueraders- IIM Kolkata
  • 1st Runner Up - Team Gestapo77, NITIE Mumbai
  • 2nd Runner Up - Team Samshin, IIM Lucknow