International Institute of Management Sciences (IIMS), a non-profit management institution situated in Kolkata, is a pioneer institution in India to offer Management Education in the private sector since 1979. The Institute is the first in the country to receive All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India, approval in 1991 for offering PGDBA (equivalent to MBA) in Distance Learning (DL) mode marking the recognition of its competency in fulfilling the commitment of excellence and outreach.
IIMS commenced 2-year Full-time MBA Programme in 2004 with the approval of AICTE, Govt. of India and is affiliated to Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formely known as West Bengal University of Technology), a state university, at its new dedicated campus providing all modern facilities required for world class education.
The Institute is also affiliated to Vidyasagar University (a state university) for conducting MBA course through distance learning mode.
Besides offering world class management education and training since its inception, IIMS is also actively engaged in research on socio-economic development.
Missions of IIMS
Close interface with industry, society, government, academic, students, parents & faculties for developing a common interest & continuous improvement in the quality of education, learning & functioning of the Institute.
Inducting and allocating resource for a balanced growth in all the branches of academic discipline, co-curricular activities encompassing all the areas of programmes.
Development of MIS for ready availability of data for common understanding, acceptance, monitoring, action and co-ordination.
Undertake research project-regional as well as global including sociometric studies, leading to insight into human behaviour, social, cultural relationship and in such other fields like economic, business & industry.
IIMS International Programme
As part of our constant endeavour for providing education of highest standards, in the year 2011 IIMS made a novel and unique advancement through an international venture with Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), Auckland - one of the prestigious tertiary institutes in New Zealand, for conducting overseas MBA and undergraduate programmes through cross-credit pathway.
The programme is mainly designed to cater to the ever growing demand of overseas education among the talented Indian students. It aims at reducing the cost of quality education substantially while at the same time ensuring smooth transition to overseas campus under the institute's arrangements.
IIMS Centre for Research and Applications
IIMS Centre for Research and Applications, another wing of IIMS, undertakes research and projects and organises International Conferences on contemporary issues. It also publishes books and international journals: International Journal of Development Management (IJDM) and Modern Management.
IIMS strong belief in creativity and excellence has earned itself tributes from AICTE for its innovative and pragmatic approach to Management Education and Learning.
IIMS cordially welcomes eminent personalities, academics, professionals and stakeholders to strengthen our efforts to contribute to the overall development of the nation and enrich its multi-dimensional research activities.