Document Type : Research Article
The expansion and development of the economy, as well as the innovativeness and quality of products, are both directly influenced by entrepreneurship, which plays an essential part in both of these areas. The promotion of capital formation, the establishment of large-scale job opportunities, the facilitation of balanced regional development, and the effective mobilization of capital and talent are some of the primary contributions that entrepreneurship provides to the economic growth of a country. Small and medium companies (SMEs) and entrepreneurial supply give an alternative answer for the expansion and development of economies that are unable to engage in capital-intensive and technologically advanced sectors. The aims of the study are to find out demographic characteristics of the various categories of the student respondents and to study the extent of awareness and the participation in entrepreneurial training programmes and to measure the relationship between the awareness and intention of the students towards the entrepreneurship. The study is qualitative in nature which has been conducted in Chennai city with the students studying higher educational institutions. 250 respondents are selected using simple random technique. The students from arts & Science College and engineering colleges in the Chennai City are purposively taken as sample for the study. The information are collected from them through Google forms. The data are analyzed with the help of SPSS.The researchers concluded that the awareness programmes and effort for making them practice during the college studies will have big impact on their intention to start the own businesses.