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Stanford Ignite – Bangalore

Through a combination of in-person instruction as well as live sessions delivered by distance-learning technology, we are able to offer Stanford Ignite around the globe.

In Bangalore, India, Stanford Ignite is offered as a part-time program using the same curriculum as the Stanford campus program.


Graduate Students

Current graduate students (master’s, MD, PhD, post-doc) may apply. Applicants must be studying nonbusiness fields; MBAs or other graduate management students are not eligible.


A minimum of a BA or BS degree (advanced degree preferred) and some professional experience are required. Participants must be able to attend all sessions. Applicants with MBAs, graduate degrees in management, and/or extensive managerial training are not eligible.


This fee includes tuition, course materials, some meals, and program events.

  • 2014 tuition: US $8,350

Accepted applicants will be eligible to apply for a fellowship, which covers the full cost of tuition.


Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials as soon as possible. To be considered for admission, a complete application will include:

  • Online application form, resume, and a series of short essays
  • Two letters of recommendation

Applications will not be accepted after the published application deadline.

Past Participant Spotlight
Co-Founder Robosoft Systems, India
Stanford Ignite

The Stanford Ignite course helped me better understand the consumer perspective in order to drive business in the right direction. The consumer feedback helped me simplify and convey the business objective in a very effective manner. Even though the course is over, I am still discovering and learning a lot from the professors and the lessons they taught.

Past Participant Spotlight
Co-Founder 360cabs Software Solutions
Stanford Ignite

I joined Stanford Ignite for a better understanding of how to validate a business idea, structure it well, build it, and scale it, and Ignite has lived up to my expectations with a world-class faculty. Stanford methodologies are pathbreaking and will help one to revolutionize what he or she is doing or anticipates doing. My questions about who to target, how to price, how to sell better, how to scale, and more were answered during the course of the Ignite program. Ignite is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a must-go program for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.