Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
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IIM Kashipur
IIM Kashipur during Republic Day

Indian Institute of Management Kashipur also known as IIM Kashipur, is a public business school located in Kashipur, Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the thirteen Indian Institutes of Management the government has set up during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan.[2] The foundation stone was laid on 29 April 2011.[3]

This autonomous institute offers a two-year Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), a two-year Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGPM), a residential Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM, equivalent to Ph.D.) and a non-residential doctoral Executive Fellowship Programme in Management (EFPM).[4]


IIM Kashipur Hostel New Campus

IIM Kashipur operates from a fully functional permanent campus[5] of 200 acres (0.81 km2)[6]


The institute offers a two-year flagship residential course which is the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP).[7] Since 2014 it also offers a residential Fellowship Programme in Management (FPM), a non-residential doctoral Executive Fellowship Programme in Management (EFPM) and short term Management Development Programmes (MDP) for corporate executives.[8][9]


Institute rankings
Business/Management - India
NIRF (2018)[10]20

IIM Kashipur was ranked 20 in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[10]

Board of Governors

Dr Kulbhushan Balooni is the director of the institute.[11] Sri Sandeep Singh is the Interim Chairman of the board of governors for the institute.[12] Prof K M Baharul Islam is presently the Dean (Academics) of the Institute.

Notable faculty

  • Prof K M Baharul Islam
  • Dr. Kampan Mukherjee, Ph.D from Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics 1988



Lamp lighting at the inauguration of Agnitraya'19

Agnitraya is the annual flagship event of IIM Kashipur. It is a three-day inter-college fest consisting of events from Management, Sport and Cultural areas. Agnitraya'19 hosted over 1500 participants from over 30 colleges across India. As part of the fest, 10 management events, 15 sporting events, and 11 cultural events were conducted. In addition to these, Abhivyakti- an open mic recitation competition in association with The Social House, Model United Nations were also conducted. Star night performances by Harrdy Sandhu, DJ Duo Zephyrtone, popular stand-up comedians- Nishant Tanwar and Aakash Gupta were some of the major attractions of Agnitraya'19[13]


Coalescence 2019

Coalescence is the annual management conclave of IIM Kashipur aimed at industry-academia collaboration. It is a platform to bring together stalwarts from different domains of Marketing, Finance, Operations, IT & Analytics, HR and Consulting together to share their expertise and interact with the students of IIM Kashipur. Coalescence includes keynote speeches and panel discussions. The 2019 edition saw people from various companies including Star India, Honda Cars India Ltd. and Uber.[14]


The Organizing Team of TEDxIIMKashipur 2018 with the Speakers

TEDxIIMKashipur is an independently organized event under the aegis of TED consisting of a series of talks by various accomplished and eminent personalities. The journey of TEDxIIMKashipur started in 2014 with a vision to provide a common platform for visionaries, innovators, and change-makers to inspire and be inspired. The theme of TEDxIIMKashipur 2017 was 'Breaking Barriers' while the theme of TEDxIIMKashipur 2018 was 'Shaping the Future'. Past notable guests include Manvendra Singh Gohil, Seema Rao, Jadav Payeng, Ira Singhal, Thinlas Chorol, Nouf Marwaai, Gauri Sawant, Priyanka Chaturvedi, Rama Vaidyanathan and Anam Hashim.[15][16][17]

Uttishtha - Entrepreneurship Summit

Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at Uttishtha 2019

Uttishtha is the annual entrepreneurship summit that acts as a platform for entrepreneurs to inspire and guide budding entrepreneurs. The event consists of keynote addresses, panel discussions, business plan competitions, and presentations. Some of the past guests of honor have been Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Praveen Sinha (Founder, Jabong & Pincap), Akhil Gupta (Co-founder, NoBroker), Avnish Sabharwal (MD, Accenture Ventures), Kaushlendra Kumar (Founder, Kaushalya Foundation), Lalit Mangal (Co-founder, CommonFloor), Alok Bansal (Co-founder, PolicyBazaar), etc.[18][19]

International Relations & Student Exchange Program

Student Exchange to France

IIM Kashipur has established cooperative relations with École de management de Normandie (EM Normandie), Caen, Le Havre, Deauville, France as well as École supérieure pour le développement économique et social (ESDES) School of Business and Management, Lyon, France so as to further develop academic and cultural interchanges between the institutions through mutual assistance in the areas of education and research. The programme includes short-term exchange of students, exchange of faculty and development of joint research activities.[20]


  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Indian Institute of Management Kashipur and Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) at IIM campus in Kashipur on 20th Dec, 2012 states that BECIL will assist the IIM to set up a FM Community Radio Station which will be first of its kind in any IIM in India. The MOU was signed by Prof Gautam Sinha, Director of IIM Kashipur and Sri Abhay Gupta, Deputy General manager of BECIL.[21]
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Indian Institute of Management Kashipur and Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok at AIT campus in Bangkok on 19th Jan, 2016 states that both IIM (Kashipur) and AIT will accept three exchange students beginning 2015-16. Both institutions will grant full credit transfer to the exchange students. The MOU was signed by Prof Gautam Sinha, Director (former) of IIM Kashipur and Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, AIT President.[22]
  • A memorandum of Understanding was signed between Indian Institute of Management Kashipur and National Stock Exchange of India to run the financial market and certificate courses, management development programmes (MDPs), joint research project, to name a few courses in financial markets.[23]
  • ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (IIFL) entered into a strategic alliance with Indian Institute of Management-Kashipur (IIM-KP) to offer management development programmes and executive education. The MoU will create a Knowledge Partnership between IIM-KP and ICFL[24]


  1. ^ Basu, Sreeradha (11 June 2019). "Professor Kulbhushan Balooni Joins IIM Kashipur as Director". The Economic Times, 04:33pm IST. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Proposed IIMs". The Times Of India. 29 March 2008.
  3. ^ Nagar, Abhishek (29 May 2011). "Foundation stone of IIM Kashipur laid by Kapil Sibal". PTI. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ "Executive Fellowship Programme in Management". Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Maps & Directions". IIM Kashipur. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ Balasubramanyam, K.R.; Sharma, E. Kumar; J., Anand (28 October 2012). "How B-schools in isolated areas are battling odds- Business News". Business Today. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "EPGPM at IIM Kashipur". Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ "EFPM at IIM Kashipur". Retrieved 2014.
  9. ^ "MDP Programme 2014-15". Archived from the original on 19 April 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  10. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "Professor Kulbhushan Balooni joins IIM Kashipur as Director". The Economic Times. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ "Board of Governors | Indian Institute of Management Kashipur". 2 July 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  13. ^ "IIM Kashipur successfully conducts its Annual flagship event Agnitraya'19". India Education Diary.
  14. ^ "IIM Kashipur Conducts Its Analytics and Marketing Summit, Coalescence 2019". The IIM Kashipur Blog. IIM Kashipur.
  15. ^ "TEDxIIMKashipur2018".
  16. ^ "TEDxIIMKashipur2017".
  17. ^ "TEDx IIMKashipur". TEDx IIMKashipur. Retrieved 2019.
  18. ^ "Uttishtha IIM Kashipur".
  19. ^ "IIM-Kashipur to hold startup mela 'Uttishtha 2019' on October 20". The Indian Express. Indian Express.
  20. ^ "IIM Kashipur partnership with EM Normandie". Retrieved 2014.
  21. ^ "Community radio station to be set up at IIM Kashipur". Retrieved 2014.
  22. ^ "IIM Kashipur Signs MOU with Asian Institute of Technology". Retrieved 2016.
  23. ^ "IIM Kashipur Signs MOU with National Stock Exchange of India". Retrieved 2016.
  24. ^ "ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (IIFL) and IIM Kashipur knowledge sharing". Retrieved 2016.

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