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BITS Pilani allows students to take a year off from college to build their startups

To encourage the student BITS Pilani is now allowing the students and its faculty members to take a year off at least to work on business ideas and begin their start-up journeys. 

BITS Pilani allows students to take a year off from college to build their own startups
BITS Pilani allows students to take a year off from college to build their own startups

According to a Report, Birla Institute of Technology and Science sent a policy document to the students and it mentioned that in case the student decides to take a year off from college to pursue entrepreneurship on a full-time basis then their application would have to be approved by the Dean of the University. Students and users on Twitter have been applauding the move made by the deemed university.

A student on Twitter commented, “BITS Pilani students can now take a year off from college and work on their startups. Lessgoo!!!”.

Another one said, “BITS Pilani has allowed students to take a year off from college to build their startups. Wonderful initiative! More such colleges are needed. Would give a breathing space to the students to let their creativity out.”

Many on Twitter are elated and amazed by the decision of the university to make such a move which will motivate and encourage the current and future generations

Further, the university allows the students who are going to pursue entrepreneurship to use their address in the institute to register for the company with permission, and this facility is open to those students whose firms have been funded and organized by Pilani Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Society, which is BITS Pilani’s official tech business incubator as mentioned in the Money Control report

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