Alagappa Institute of Management (AIM), Alagappa University, Karaikudi was established in 1993. AIM has received approval from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the UGC and Tamil Nadu Government for its MBA program. The college is accredited by NAAC with A grade. The institute has been ranked one among the top 100 business schools in India through various surveys conducted by business magazines, from time to time. The college has been established aiming at contribution for the nation's economic boom through high quality business education, research and training that are relevant and useful to industry, government and other development organization.