KICMA is a Professional Management Institute located at Neyyardam, Thiruvanathapuram governed by State Co-operative Union which is a Statutory Body established by State Government under the provisions of 'Kerala Co-operative Societies Act 1969. KICMA is the first attempt on the part of the State Co-operative Union to start a Management Institute in the co-operative sector for the benefit of students’ community.

As KICMA is owned, managed and controlled by SCU, the administration of KICMA is done by the well established administrative machinery of SCU. For the smooth functioning of KICMA, powers are delegated to the Director (through KICMA Regulations issued by the Managing Committee) and administrative machinery is separately created in the institute under the guidance and control of the Director. An Advisory Committee has been constituted for KICMA with well known academicians, industrialists, top level executives of public sector undertakings, etc to advise the State Co-operative Union on policies and programmes to be adopted for the better functioning of the Institute. The Chairman of the State Co-operative Union is also the Chairman of the advisory committee.


To emerge as an Internationally recognized centre of excellence in management education, training, research and consultancy and bringing out executives with social commitment.


Developing self reliant and industry fit students.
Adapting to new ideas and changes.
Promoting ethical and moral values.
Contribution to civil society through productive research.

Objectives of the Institute

The Proclaimed Objectives of KICMA include:
- Value based learning and training for industry adaptation.
- Moulding Students as future management professionals.
- Research and Consultancy in the field of Management and allied subjects.
- Community Outreach activities for the benefits of society and students