(An Autonomous Organization of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry – Govt of India.)

(An Autonomous Organization of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry – Govt of India.)

Director’s Message

Prof. Rakesh Mohan Joshi


Welcome to the enchanting campus of Indian Institute of Plantation Management (IIPM), the flagship institute with expertise in managing the entire value chain right from cultivation, processing and domestic & international marketing of vast range of plantation crops that include tea, coffee, rubber, spices, coconut, cotton, sugarcane, forestry plantation, horticulture, fodder plantations, herbal & medicinal plantations, nuts, apiary (bee-keeping), etc.

Established in 1993, IIPM Bengaluru is an autonomous organization of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, engaged in management education, research, training and consultancy with Centres at Jorhat (Assam) and Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh).

The institute conducts highly sought after 24 months Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) on Agribusiness & Plantation Management (ABPM), Food Processing & Business Management (FPBM), and Agricultural Export & Business Management (AEBM) focused at agro-exports and processed food sector. Since its inception, the Institute has been conducting Capacity Building & Management Development Programs and undertaking Research & Consultancy assignments for the benefit of the stakeholders of the sector. The institute has trained over 47,000 executives, managers, planters, scientists, commodity boards officials, and students from India and several foreign countries.

IIPM is one of the few management institutes in the country that works in close collaboration with industry stakeholders providing high quality training, research and long-duration programs for participants from India and foreign countries. Institute’s captivating landscape with spectacular view of Bengaluru combined with highly competent and qualified faculty with hands-on management expertise makes IIPM a unique Institute delivering high quality management and executive education.

With Institute’s rapid adaptation with fast emerging business realities, it is poised to leapfrog rapidly to transform itself with cutting edge research and globally competitive management professionals.


I am happy to invite you to our fascinating campus committed to world class teaching and learning.


To be a globally renowned center of excellence in plantation and associated agribusiness, imparting research-based management education, training, and consultancy, contributing to business and society.


  1. To develop globally competent and socially responsible leaders and techno-managers for plantation and associated agribusiness sector
  2. To impart quality teaching and learning with rigor and relevance and develop competent global professionals, researchers, and entrepreneurs
  3. To undertake research, consultancy, and training for the sustainability of plantation and associated agribusiness sector
  4. To continuously develop and improve a state-of-the-art academic, physical, and research infrastructure

Quality Policy

Achieving excellence in education, training and research benchmarked against global best management practices in plantation & agri-business.

What Our Students Say About Us

Throughout my two years of MBA at IIPM, I had countless opportunities to develop analytical skills, leadership and proactive thinking through various programs and events.
Programmer, Kenlid Enterprise
Excellent Faculty members and a great placement team. Got placed in iCMG India through the department.
Principal, Bluth Finance
There are lots of MBA colleges in Bangalore, but MBA at IIPM stands out with its distinguished uniqueness. It is a perfect platform to polish one's skills and calibre and also nurture their talents.
Manager, Jadeson Global

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