Institute’s Profile

About NIPM

National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), is the only all India body of professional managers engaged in the profession of Human Resource Management, ,Industrial Relations, Labour Welfare, and Training & Development in the country. It came in to existence on 15th March 1980 as a result of merger of two professional institutions, namely the Indian Institute of Personnel Management (IIPM) established in 1948 in Kolkata and the National Institute of Labour Management (NILM) established in 1950 in Bombay, now Mumbai.

With its National Office at Kolkata, NIPM has a total membership of about 10,000 spread over 53 Chapters all over the country.

NIPM is a non­profit making body devoted to building professional excellence in the field of Human Resource Management through regular activities ranging from Evening Lectures to People Process Quality Certifications. Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management (PGDPM), the 2 years flagship academic programme of NIPM is widely recognized by industries in India for a career in HRM. NIPM has set up dedicated wings for Corporate Training & Consulting and Research & Development to leverage its vast experience and expertise. NIPM 4000-2016, the Global Standards for Quality of People Process, is aimed at defining global benchmarks for HR processes in organizations. NIPM 4000-2016 certification is the mark of Excellence of people processes in organizations.

The annual National Conference (NATCON) of NIPM is the greatest learning event in the country attended by eminent business and HR leaders from India and other Asian countries. The HR Excellence Award of the Institute, to be the most valued Award, is set up to track and recognize the HR professionals who make a significant difference. NIPM also organizes regular seminars, workshops, conferences on contemporary themes, and HR technical trainings for technical update through its Chapters across the country. NIPM reaches out to Management Students for their early professional grooming to make them ‘Industry Ready’. The Student Chapters of NIPM are taking Root. ‘Personnel Today’ the professional journal of NIPM, is the most valued publication.

All endeavors of the Institute are aimed at continuously defining and redefining the benchmarks of Professional Excellence for People and People Processes and supporting the professionals and organizations achieving them.

National Office

National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), is the all India body of professional managers engaged in the profession of personnel management, industrial relations, labour welfare, training and HRD in the country.

NIPM was established in the year 1980, with the amalgamation of the erstwhile IIPM, founded in 1948 at Calcutta, and NILM, established in 1950 at Bombay.

Today, NIPM has a nation wide membership of over 12,000 Individual Members and over 250 institutional members spread across 52 chapters. The headquarters of NIPM is situated at Kolkata.


NIPM is a member of the International Industrial Relations Association, Geneva (IIRA) and the Asian Pacific Federation for Personnel Management (APFPM), which in turn is affiliated to the World Federation of Personnel Management Association (WFPMA).

NIPM also regularly interacts with Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK, and Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), USA.

NIPM maintains close contact with International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva and its area office at New Delhi.

National Office Address

Location : National Institute Personnel Management – Southend Conclave, Tower Block 3rd Floor, 1582, Rajdanga Main Road, Kolkata – 700 107

Phone : +91 03324417254 / 7255 / 7253

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