Social entrepreneurship as a field in academia is fast gaining popularity and attention due the realized need for trained professionals for social problem solving. This is also a field in which practice has moved far ahead of academia and research, which was lately noticed by the academics. This article discusses about the teaching model on social entrepreneurship developed by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which has pioneered many such innovative programs. The Program on social entrepreneurship has been successfully running since 2007. The paper proposes that the learning model and the process developed at TISS can be adopted by other universities and educational institutions in developing curriculum befitting to the needs of the society.