The Rourkela Institute of Management Studies (RIMS) was established in was established in the year 1984. RIMS is affiliated to Sambalpur University, Orissa, Biju Pattnaik University of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, for different programmes and follows the curriculum prescribed by the respective Universities for each of its courses. It has got NBA AICTE Accreditation and ISO 9001-2000 certification from RWTUV Germany.
The institute is situated in a scenic and serene campus that provides a conducive environment for personal and intellectual growth. It has an atmosphere, which drives away the feeling of anonymity and isolation. Students are given all encouragement in their areas of interest, by providing a hi-tech infrastructure facility, backed by faculty support.