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About Us

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a second-generation IIM set up by the Government of India in 2011. It aspires to achieve excellence in management education by using innovative teaching methods, promoting high quality research and practicing sustainable leadership.

Celebrating ten years of serving the education and management sector, IIM Kashipur is committed to its four core values: collegiality, transparency, green consciousness, pro-active engagement with all stakeholders. The institute believes that as an institution of national importance, it has a larger role to play in the field of management education and social transformation. Our strategic goals include improvement of the academic ecosystem; synergy between educational theory, practice and research; promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and public service; empowerment of local stakeholders; upliftment of economically challenged sections of the society; and gender diversity. 

The institute is bestowed with the stunning beauty of nature, lending a wholesome experience to academic rigour. The 200-acre campus, situated just 25 kms away from Jim Corbett National park, spreads loudness and cheers in the serene town of Kashipur, nested in the lap of Himalayas. The institute is also situated in one of the densest industrialized districts with more than 180 ventures that have set up their plants in and around the region. This strategic geographical positioning provides a vantage point for IIM Kashipur when it comes to ‘Learning by Doing’ through regular industry interaction and live projects. 

The institute fosters academic excellence in the following programmes:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration in Analytics (MBA Analytics)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Executive Development Programmes - Online Certificate Programmes

MBA and MBA (Analytics) are full time two-year residential flagship programmes of the institute. The MBA programme has been recently redesigned to take it ahead of the industry cutting edge concepts by making it more futuristic adding diverse skill sets and perspectives through introduction of many new core offerings such as Design Thinking and Experiential learning. These differentiators coupled with enablers such as critical thinking, leadership and leadership communication are intended to enrich the candidates with skills for the future. A strong focus on analytics is enabled by offering both core and electives to make it a formidable career option.  

MBA (Analytics), which was launched in 2020, aims to shape the business analytics education and create more data aware managers. The programme is designed to allow the graduating class to contribute across sectors with their specialisation of analytics and data-based management. The programme equips the participants with astute application-orientation based on a strong foundation of theory and experience from across industries.

IIM Kashipur also offers Executive Education. Its MBA for Working Executives (EMBA) is a specialized two-year post-graduate programme conducted during weekends at IIM Kashipur Dehradun Campus, exclusively designed for middle and senior-level professionals. The Executive MBA has also been restructured to align with entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial trends by introducing digital dexterity and strengthening the orientation towards social situation, industry trends and global practices. The programme will confirm to globally accepted norms of executive MBA enhancing the value-addition to participants and the acceptance of the qualification across industries, sectors and geographies. The programme has a rich blend of electives and choices for participants to design an individual journey of learning.

Keeping pace with the fast-changing business environment, IIM Kashipur offers specialized short-term management development programmes aimed at leadership development, data analytics skills, interpersonal skills and cross-functional management skills. The institute has partnered with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC); Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC); Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL); Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA); Bharat Electricals Ltd (BEL); National Academy of Defence Production (NADP); National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU); Uttarakhand Academy of Administration; State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Uttarakhand; Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India.

Its postgraduate certificate programme in AI and Machine Learning and various executive development programmes such as Applied Financial Risk Management, Financial Data Analytics, Digital Marketing and Analytics, Managing Products and Branding, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Analytics, Strategic Management, and Strategy and leadership, equip managers with necessary skills to become agile and stay relevant.  

IIM Kashipur puts a great emphasis on research and critical thinking. The Doctoral programme in management is a full-time residential programme designed to address the needs of professionals for research, teaching and academic careers. The programme encourages intellectual curiosity and trains participants to undertake high quality research. The updated design of the Doctoral programme aligns it to current global academic trends. The programme emphasises on training to develop cutting-edge interdisciplinary research trends and future teaching and management roles. This is attained by delivery based on three fundamentals of theory, concepts and research methodology. The programme allows complete flexibility to areas to offer a highly specialised programme while developing research and writing skills across the various areas that the programme is offered in by respective areas.

The institute has established three centres of excellence that are envisaged to serve as the intersection of scholarship, education, training, research and consultancies putting a breakthrough interdisciplinary approach at the service of students as well as government and private entities. These centres of excellence facilitate interdisciplinary programmes and research. Currently, there are three centres of excellence: the Centre of Excellence on Public Policy and Government (COEPPG), Design Innovation Centre (DIC), Foundation for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development (FIED). Each centre is committed towards cutting-edge research, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and sustainability while enabling the ecosystem to achieve the institute’s strategic goals.

IIM Kashipur is a student driven campus – from placements to functional work, from academic to non-academic activities, there is a student body for each discipline. The students organize various flagship programmes such as Agnitraya – the annual cultural fest; TEDx; Management Conclave; Uttishtha – the annual entrepreneurship summit; Tejas – Leadership Talk Series and the MBA lecture series. 

The institute has a strong student exchange programme. It has secured several tie-ups with leading management institutes across the world such as Aalborg University, Denmark;  Alba Graduate Business School, Greece; ESDES, Lyon, France; Tel Aviv University, Israel; University of Lima, Peru; Woosong University, South Korea; Linnaeus University, Sweden; Soochow University, Taiwan; Salford University, UK; FPT, Vietnam; Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; and CTBC Business School, Taiwan. IIM Kashipur is a member of the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (EMFD Quality Improvement System).

The institute has a rich alumni network that boasts young management professionals from diverse backgrounds. They all have played an instrumental role in keeping up the brand equity of the institute. They actively engage in sharing their rich experiences, providing live projects, Internships and placements. IIM Kashipur cherishes its lifelong relationship with every alumni.

The institute is manned by a committed staff group that works relentlessly to keep the campus and each office functioning to the best of their capacity while serving the stakeholders. Most of our staff have contributed a substantial amount of time and effort in creating and taking IIM Kashipur ahead.

IIM Kashipur takes pride in constantly striving to adhere to global standards and has a strong policy framework for the same that addresses needs of all stakeholders.