1981-86

• Establishment of the seed of STEP-Product Development Centre supporting Small Scale Industries.

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1986-87

• Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, identifies SJCE as an institution to establish the first STEP in the country.
• First Entrepreneurship Development Program organized.

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1988-89

• Industrial Development Bank of India(IDBI) along with Industrial Credit & investment Corporation of India(ICICI) and Industrial Corporation of India(IFSC) supports infrastructure development.
• First batch of Fresh Engineering graduates underwent Entrepreneurship Development Program.

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1990-91

• UNESCO sponsors South Asian Regional seminar on ‘Entrepreneurial Engineering Design and Product Development Facilities in Technical Institutions’. 11 South East Asian countries participated.
• Continuing Education/Skill Development Centre for working professionals established.

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1992-93

• Provided consultancy to Universities Technologies, Malaysia in setting up and managing a Science Park. Establishment of the Database and information Centre to provide a facility for selective dissemination of information of interest to entrepreneurs.
• STEP entrepreneurs bag the ‘Best Science-Tech Entrepreneurs Award’-National Award sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
• STEP’s reach to rural areas in terms of training in need-based areas.

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1994-95

• Participated as consultants in the Canada-India Institutional Cooperation project. Activity of Escort Services in ISO 9000 Certification initiated.
• M/s BT Solders, Mysore escorted by SJCE_STEP, obtains ISO 9002 Certification. Establishment of the PC Servicing Centre.
• Government of Karnataka identifies SJCE-STEP to develop strategies for implementation of Fresh gradate Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Universities.
• Bureau of Indian Standards identified STEP-DBIC as its extension Centre. SJCE-STEP adjudged the BEST STEP in the country.

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1996-97

• Quality Assurance Centre established facilitating Calibration and Testing with traceability to international standers. Internet facilities installed providing access for entrepreneurs to reach the global market.
• Government of Karnataka identified SJCE-STEP as a Nodal Agency for bringing in Quality movement in the four districts – Mysore, Mandya, Hassan and Kodagu – STEP identified as an agency to prepare ‘Zoning Atlas for Sitting of Industries’ by the Central Pollution Control Board, Govt. of India.

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1998-99

• Director, STEP, on a three man mission for ‘Project Impact’- a bilateral project between the Govt. of India and the Govt. of Switzerland.
• Software Entrepreneur and employee Development Centre(SEED) established playing a catalytic role in enhancing the growth of IT industries in the region

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2000-01

• First step award

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2001-07

• DST appreciated as Best Skill development
• So far, 750 different programs like Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP), Technology Based Entrepreneurship Development Programs (TEDP), Skill Development Programs and Continuing Education have been conducted for more than 20000 candidates.

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2007

• SEED funding

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2011

• QAC NABL accreditation

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2015-16

• EMC , EMI testing facility under central for excellency . Supported by KCTU government of Karnataka , Rajiv Gandhi Chaitanya Yojana.

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2019

• Seed Fund

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