IIPM (Indian Institute of Plantation Management) envisaged as a centre of excellence, to act as a think tank and an intellectual resource base for the plantation and associated agri-business sector. It is an exclusive sectoral school of management in Asia, based on a new model intensive institute-industry interaction.
In November 1993, the institute was established as an autonomous educational institute of higher learning. It is jointly sponsored by Commodity Boards of India viz., Coffee Board, Tea Board, Rubber Board, Spices Board and Plantation Associations viz., UPASI and India Tea Association (ITA).
Institute is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJ&E), Ministry of Minority Affairs (MMA), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCI) of Government of India and the Malankara Plantations Ltd. through meritorious and top-class educational institution scholarships and academic related recognitions.
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Plantation Management (IIPM), Bangalore for admission to 2 years full time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in Agri-Business and Plantation Management (ABPM) program for the academic session 2017-19.