An Educational Organisation under the name and style of THE ALL-INDIA COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATION was founded in the Year, 1934 at Lahore by eminent educationists and renowned social figures like Dewan Bahadur Raja Narendra Nath, Rai Bahadur Janaki Das, Prof. P. C. Kalhan, Prof. F. C. Soni and others for the impart of education in commerce and its allied fields. In 1947, by gazette notification, the Association shifted its head-quarters from Lahore to Delhi where it continued its educational activities and programmes.
The Association is duly registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.
In the year, 1976, the Association comprising a group of and eminent educationists, professionals and public persons founded the Institute of Business Administration and Management with a view to impart professionalised education and skills in the emerging Disciplines of Business Administration and Management.
In 1979, IBAM was incorporated under Section 25 of Companies Act, 1956 as a Non -Profit Making Body.
In initial stages of foundation, Chairman of the Institute was Mr. Hardayal Hardy, Retd. Chief Justice, Delhi High Court who continued to hold this position till his sad demise. There-after, Mr. S. Rangarajan, Retd. Justice, Delhi High Court took the exalted office and continued for three years. Prof. P. K. Ghosh took over as Chairman of the Institute after Mr. S. Rangarajan J.. Prof. P. K. Ghosh continues as Chairman of the Institute with his colleague Prof. S. S. Gulshan as Vice - Chairman and other highly qualified persons in this team of dedicated educationists.
Starting with a humble beginning in 1976 with only three Centres and about 75 students, presently the Institute has over 15 Centres in various States and cities including in remote rural and tribal areas and about 1,000 students presently on its rolls pursuing highly beneficial courses of the Institute in such centres. Over 10,000 students have completed the courses of the Institute during its over 35 years of functioning and are presently gainfully employed in various industrial and commercial organisations and public and private enterprises all over the country and abroad as also practising as consultants in various fields of Management and Administration .
Besides others, The IBAM is conducting EXECUTIVE M. B. A. Post-Graduation Diploma Courses, One Year PGDBM and PGDCA Post-Graduation Diploma Courses, etc., etc. in Business Administration and Business Management and Computer Education.