The All India Management Association (AIMA) was created as an apex body of professional management, with active support of the Government of India and Industry in 1957. AIMA is a group – body to pool management thoughts in the country, a forum to develop a national managerial ethos, an organization to facilitate the furtherance of the management profession in the country.
On the occasion of the golden Jubilee celebration of AIMA, His Excellency President of India, Mr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam declared 21st Feb to be observed as Management Day, all over India,
AIMA’s activity include Management Education, Management Development Programmes, National Events, Competitions, Research, Publication and Testing Service. AIMA conducts the prestigious Management Aptitude Test (MAT), in which laks of students appear. Over hundreds of AICTE approved institutions and university departments rely on MAT scores for admitting students in their MBA/PGDM programmes. MAT is approved by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, as a National Entrance Test.
To focus more on education, the Center for Management Education (CME), the educational wing of AIMA, was established I 1993 as a full fledged autonomous business school. Today AIMA-CME is the largest business school in the autonomous sector in the country in terms of students enrollments.