JK Lakshmipat University joined an elite group of institutes which include IIT Delhi, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, NIT Kurukshetra and the IISER, Pune,selected to implement the Atal Innovation Mission(AIM) by establishing an Atal Incubation Center after the recent evaluation by the NITI Aayog. Less than 3% of those who applied made it through the selection process and JKLU is among the 72 selected across the country. This selection is another recognition of the new developments at JKLU, as it rapidly emerges as one the premier innovative Universities in India with its brand of ‘experiential learning’.
The selection under Atal Mission means that a grant of Rupees 10 crore will be provided to the center which can be used for supporting and providing seed-funding to start-ups by the University’s students. It is one of only 2 institutions of excellence chosen in the entire state of Rajasthan. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at JKLU has already nurtured several successful startups by its students namely, Pixels, Keyroyce, Act of future, Engiology, Stylx, Sizot and GS Unite. It is also supported by the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation(RIICO).
The University has also established new Centres of Excellence in Data Sciences, Operations and Critical Thinking in the last year at its state-of-the-art campus on Jaipur Ajmer Road.