Recognition & International Affiliation


GDMM has been recognized by Distance Education Council. It is equivalent to Graduate Degree for employment. It is also recognized by Indian Navy and the Ministry of Defence. Materials Management is specified as designated trade by the Central Government for Graduate and Technician Apprentices under Apprentices Act 1961.

GDMM Course has been accredited by International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM). PGDMM is recognized by the Directorate General Resettlement, Ministry of Defence and Distance Education Council.

International Affiliations:

Indian Institute of Materials Management is a Charter member of International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Switzerland). The International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) is the union of 48 National and Regional Purchasing Associations worldwise.

Within this circle, about 2,50,000 purchasing professionals can be reached.


IFPSM is a Non-Political, Independent and Non-profit oriented International Organization. IFPSM facilitates the development and distribution of knowledge to elevate and advance the procurement profession, thus favourably improving the standard of living of citizens worldwide through improved business practices.

The term procurement is taken to embrace purchasing, materials management, logistics, SCM and Strategic Sourcing.



IIMM in association with Institute for Supply managemen(ISM ), USA offers regularly the C.P.S.M Certification course through out India.



IIMM has entered into an agreement with Inter national rade Centre {ITC - WTO/UNCTA D) offering the Modular Learning System on International Purchasing and Supply Management in collaboration with IIMM in

The World Bank:

 IIMM is a Nodal Agency to conduct Public Procurement programme powered by World Bank.



AICTE recognized distance education programmes.


Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship,Govt.of India:

 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneu rship is Govt. Body approving the skill Development programs in India. Eight courses on Materials Management of IIMM are approved by this Body.