Affiliated to the Anna University, the Sona School Of Management is an autonomous B-school located in Salem. The B-school was incepted in 1997 under the guidance and leadership of social activist and textile tycoon Late Shri M. S. Chokalingam. Currently, the B-school operates under the Sona Group of Institutions. The Sona School of Management enjoys approval from AICTE and is also accredited by the NAAC as well as certification from ISO. In addition to this, the B-school has also won the ‘AICTE – CII Award for Best Industry – Linked Technical Institute in India 2015’, which speaks volumes about the quality of management education being imparted here.