The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
, also known as IIM Ahmedabad or simply IIMA, is a public business school located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
. It was the second Indian Institute of Management (IIM) to be established, after IIM Calcutta and is consistently ranked as one of the best business schools in India and in the Asia
Established as an autonomous body in 1961, the institute offers Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management and Agri-Business Management, a Doctoral (Fellowship) Programme and a number of Executive Training Programmes. Research and Consultancy Services to industry form an integral part of the academic structure at IIM Ahmedabad, with several projects commissioned and funded by national and international organisations such as the Ford Foundation, UNO, World
Bank, NCERT, Planning Commission, Central and State ministries etc.