The Society for Indian Institute of Rural Management (SIIRM) is a registered, non government, non-profit, autonomous institution, engaged in research, training and consultations in management and rural development in the country. With a history dating back to 1988 the SIIRM is a highly regarded place of research and learning that makes continuing distinctive contributions to society and economy. Since its establishment, SIIRM has undertaken a wide spectrum of management research and consultancy projects for, and on behalf of, the Central and State Governments, Corporate Houses, International and Bilateral agencies such as UNICEF, UNFPA, World Health Organization, World Bank (IBRD), World Food Programme, Oxfam USA, etc.
Institute of Rural Management Jaipur (IRM), established, owned and led by SIIRM and affiliated to AICTE, is a contemporary, smart and Innovative institution and a leading research-led B-school, ranked A++ among India’s top b-schools. Launched in 1994, it has traversed a long path to earn an enviable name, as one of the major centers of excellence in management education, training and research in the country. Apart from management education, it is partnering Government and Corporate houses in their developmental initiatives. Institute of Rural Management has an unconditional commitment to quality education and research in topics that are forward-focused and relevant to the development sector and corporate world today. Over the last two decades it has built an outstanding reputation for program excellence and a high quality learning experience. IRM has a proud legacy of advancing the careers of our students and transforming organizations through our programs. IRM has taken the lead role to develop the discipline of “Rural Marketing” which is emerging as the corporate catchword of the 21st Century in India.
The IRM offers outstanding academic staff, close ties with local and international bodies and exceptional add-on learning opportunities. Our highly esteemed academic leaders and faculty members are committed to lifelong learning and reflect leading thinking and practices through their teaching. Our students gain the highest level of knowledge and business acumen and secure the skills they need to achieve a right place in an increasingly challenging business environment.
The Institute of Rural Management is promoted by CANGANS a Secular Christian Family from South India. The Cangans are known for their commitment to the promotion of Indian ethos, which manifest in the organization’s administrative policy of giving equal respect to all major religions of India. It has three operational wings. The NGO wing which implements operational projects, the Research & Training wing which undertakes management research and organizes training programmes and MDPs and the Educational wing comprised of the Faculty of Management Studies offering PGDM and PGDM-RM programmes.
The institute is offering Post Graduate Diploma programme in Management (PGDM) with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, and International Business and a Post Graduate Diploma programme in Management with specialization in Rural Marketing (PGDM-RM) with specialization in Agribusiness Management, Rural Banking and Finance and Rural Management. All these programmes are intensive and high profile career oriented. In the recent past, there has been a tremendous appreciation for the above programme from the top notch corporate houses, international agencies and U.N. organizations, owing to its uniqueness. The Institute on its part is making remarkable efforts to keep-up these programs to the International standards, by extending state of art technology inputs, excellent infrastructural facilities, world class IT lab and library, Faculty support and Industry interaction programmes. All this is possible because, pursuit of excellence continues to be the hallmark of IRM.
Mission & Vision
To provide quality education and create human capital, for the welfare of the society, to develop individuals who can energize the development process in India and to create an environment, which fosters team spirit, kindles the entrepreneurial drive and mobilize individuals to learn, articulate and apply.
To understand, define and expand the rural-urban interface for professional management and sustainable development and to establish leadership in integrating management education, research and development.
Provide widely recognized leadership in management education, research and development.
Help to prepare corporate and development professionals recognized for their quality, competence, service, outreach, and leadership.
Enhance the commitment of faculty, staff, and students to the centrality of academic excellence, professional expertise and leadership.
Provide leadership in the development of collaborative relationships with government, developmental organizations, and corporate sector enterprises.