Formerly known as the Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS), the Acharya Institutes is a leading private B-school located in the Silicon Valley of India i.e. Bangalore. The institute was established in 1994 by a group of educationists and philanthropists with a vision to impart quality education in management and technical domains. The institute is affiliated with the Bangalore University and offers programmes which have been approved by the AICTE / the All India Council for Technical Education. The institute also enjoys NAAC accreditation with a CGPA of 3.46 on a 4-point scale. In addition to this, the management programmes offered by the Acharya Institutes are also accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), USA.