A. J. Institute of Management (AJIM) is functioning under Laxmi Memorial Education Trust ® (LMET) and established in the year 1999 with its own academic philosophy by keeping two ideologies of education on priority – creation of new knowledge and achieving par-excellence. The Institute is offering Two-year full time MBA programme, affiliated to Mangalore University and recognised by AICTE, New Delhi and Govt. of Karnataka. Having begun its journey in 1999, A.J. Institute of Management (AJIM) has carved a distinguished name in the field of teaching, learning, research, publication and extension activities over the period. It is the Philosophy of the Institution that, true education can take place only when thirst for knowledge in kindled from within. Hence, every care is taken to harness the students’ innate initiatives by creating learning atmosphere that is conducive to the spontaneous expression of his or her inborn talents and aptitudes. In doing so, the AJIM is guided by its relevance in terms of regional as well as global developmental needs.




Name of the Institute



Managed By

Laxmi Memorial Educational Trust


Year Of Commencement



Affiliation and Recognition Details

1. Recognition of AICTE, New Delhi and Govt. of Karnataka
2. Permanent Affiliation From Mangalore University- Mangalagangothri- Mangalore
3. Recognition of UGC under 12(b) and 2(F)
4. Ph. D Research Center Under Mangalore University
5. Recognition under Unnath Barath Abhiyan of Govt. of India.
6. Recognition under SPICE of AICTE


Course Offered

Two-year Fulltime MBA Programme


Specialization Offered

• Financial Management, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management,
  Hospital Administration and Logistics Management Industry.
• Certified Dual Programme in Above Mentioned Subjects.


Accreditation Status

Accredited by NAAC with B+


Intake Strength

03 Batches with 180 total Intake


Add-on Certificate Courses

• ‘Soft skill for Managers’ Certificate Courses in First And Second Semester
• Industry Certified ‘Business Analytics Certificate, Course with Advance Excel.


Institute Address and Contact Number

Opp: Mahindra Showroom (Karnataka Agencies)
Kottara Chowki, Ashok Nagar Post
Mangalore – 575 006.
Ph:0824- 0824-2455340
Mob: 08904842277


An institution to be the centre of excellence in Management Education by continuously benchmarking itself against the WORLD’S BEST. As an institution with a difference, it looks beyond its boundaries and strives hard to achieve better of the best in Management Education.


Our mission is to impart value-based management education, designed to prepare young men and women for leadership positions in corporate and non-corporate sectors through a relentless pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, consultancy, management development and industry-institution interaction in the country and abroad.

Management as Visionary Performers

The Institute is functioning under Laxmi Memorial Education Trust ®, (LMET),which was propounded in 1992 by the well-known industrialist and munificent philanthropist Dr A J Shetty. Today, LMET is able to establish the institutions of quality and excellence ranging from medicine to management. The Institute is guided by a Governing Council in its day-today affairs under the leadership of Sri Prashanth Shettty, B.E, as Vice President-LMET and Smt. Ashritha P. Shetty – Director, LMET of the Trust .

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A well-known industrialist of Dakshina Kannada dist., Dr. A. J. Shetty, started his journey to the domain of excellence from a humble background. Despite the initial hardships, being a business genius, he could build the business and social enterprises thru sheer hard-work. Presently, Dr. Shetty is the Managing Director of reputed A J Group of Companies. Flexon – the leading leaf-spring producing company; the renowned Hotel Moti Mahal; A J Hospital and Research Centre; A J Medical College; A J Dental College; A J Engineering Institute and Technology, and A J Institute of Management, symbolise Dr A J Shetty’s extraordinary vision and management acumen.


Mr Prashanth Shetty is a Mechanical Engineer and the alumnus of Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal. Under the tutelage of Dr A J Shetty, Mr Prashanth Shetty is leading the group institutions in a big way. In fact, he is recognised as an renowned academic administrator with a right blend of “task and people orientation.” Because of his visionary leadership qualities, Laxmi Memorial Education Trust could establish and develop a multi-campus network of institutions offering medical, dental, paramedical, nursing, hotel management and business administration courses of excellence and quality.


Smt. Ashritha P Shetty is a Management Graduate from Mangalore University. During the last two decades, she has been handholding the Institutions offering Management, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Hotel Management programmes under the Trust. In order to understand the theory behind the management of social enterprises and nuances of education administration, she pursued Post Graduate Programme in Education Administration under Indira Gandhi National Open University.


Dr. T. Jayaprakash Rao is the Director of A.J. Institute of Management (AJIM), a renowned name in the field of Management Education. His specialized knowledge is ranging from Human Resource Management to Marketing to Cost and Management Accounting to Business Mathematics. He has served as Professor and Head of the Department of Commerce and Management for nearly 25 years at Shree Gokarnanatheshwara College, Mangalore. He is the recognized guide for MBA programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi and Karnataka Open University, Mysore. He has taken up minor research projects of UGC, New Delhi and guiding 5 Doctoral researchers and 8 M.Phil scholars of different Universities. He has participated and organised many seminars and conferences of national stature during his long teaching service. He has rendered distinguished service to Mangalore University and Government of Karnataka as a member of Academic Council, Board of Studies, Board Of Examinations, Local Inspection Committee And Consultation Committee for both annual (new) scheme and credit based semester scheme of Mangalore University. He is the former secretary of Association of Mangalore University College Teachers’ and President of Mangalore University Commerce Teachers’ Association. In a nut shell, for the last three decades, he has been a true academician having the concern for student empowerment and a refined leader of teacher movement dedicated for creating competent and confident fellow teacher.