The Career Development Center at RVIM is an integral part of the institution. The department aims at providing quality placement opportunities for students and preparing them for fruitful careers in their respective industries. The placement cell is dedicated to facilitate and guide students in achieving the right career objectives.


  • To create awareness among students regarding various career opportunities

  • To act as a bridge between students, alumni, and employers

  • To train and prepare students for the corporate sector

Placement Activities

  • On/off-campus placements

  • Updation of recruiters’ list

  • Placement brochures

  • Industrial visits/tours


At RV Institute of Management, we believe that entrepreneurs of today will run the nation in the coming times. The Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Incubation functions in order to facilitate and contribute towards the training and building of startups and to drive students towards entrepreneurial development.


  • To instill the spirit of entrepreneurship among students

  • To provide relevant information on successful startups, projects, etc.

  • To be a catalyst in empowering women entrepreneurs

  • To work with rural entrepreneurs and lead rural empowerment


The Centre for Wellness is an initiative to create a better and healthy environment for students and faculty. Various programmes are conducted to keep the students well informed about mental and physical fitness.


  • Stress management programmes

  • Yoga club activities

  • Health camp with diagnostic facilities

  • Dental camp for oral hygiene education

  • Cycling, trekking, and adventure camps

  • First aid training and emergency support

  • Suicide prevention and depression management


The Research and Extension wing of RVIM aims to extend professional guidance and assistance to research aspirants. It is recognised by the Bengaluru University in the area of management studies, where successful research works are awarded doctoral degrees.


  • To promote research in different areas of management

  • To promote research-based teaching

  • To conduct regular research workshops and conferences to understand the different research techniques and methods


  • A Road Map for Writing Research Papers’ ⁠— a workshop concerning active techniques of research by the teachers, research scholars, and staff from RVIM

  • A one-day workshop on ‘Methodology of Research in Social Sciences’

Movie Club


The Movie Club was founded to encourage students to develop different perceptions of movies and art. The department was inaugurated by Dr. Purshottam Bung, Director, RVIM, on July 5th, 2018.


  • To screen movies/documentaries that focus on managerial skills and self-motivation

  • To encourage discussion and analysis of various perspectives

  • To encourage students to make short films and videos with the help of faculty members


Yoga Club


The Yoga Club was formed to teach students the significance of yoga in real life. Students and faculty members are welcome to participate in the club and practice yoga on a regular basis. Dr. Purushottam Bung, Director, RVIM, has designed a concept known as ‘Health Capsule’, which comprises various exercises and practices for the well-being of the mind and body.


The Centre for Alumni Relations of RVIM was created with the sole purpose of building a strong alumni base for the institution. The department conducts its annual alumni meet ‘Sammilana’, to bring past graduates together. Panel discussions are also put together with alumni members, moderated by Dr. A Narasimha Venkatesh, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Alumni Relations.


The Centre for Knowledge Resources was established by RVIM as a tribute to the Indian library science. The department celebrates Librarian’s Day annually, as a reminder of the significance of books and library culture. Various discussions and trainings are also organised to discuss the new technologies that can be introduced in libraries.


The Centre for Social Responsibility at RVIM was initiated to work towards social and community development programmes. It conducts environmental awareness programmes on a regular basis, both in and outside campus. The department also works together with international organisations and NGOs to implement community development programmes.

CSR Programmes and Activities

  • Identification of voluntary blood donors

  • Etiquette for auto drivers

  • Road safety for school children

  • Visits to orphanages

  • Providing support for blind schools

  • Digital literacy for senior citizens


The Centre for International Collaborations was formed to establish active collaborations with international institutions. The department aims at providing wide exposure and instilling cross-cultural skills to both students and faculty.

Active Collaborations

  • Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, United Kingdom

  • Deutsche Management Akademie, Germany

  • City of Glasgow College, United Kingdom and Scotland

  • WSB University, Poland

  • Austin University, United States of America


The IOP Centre for India was set up to offer various programmes in productivity and innovation for the students. The department was inaugurated by Dr. Mike Dillon, CEO, IOP, United Kingdom. The centre coordinates International Immersion Programs with IOP, to bid for funded research projects in the areas of productivity, performance, and profitability.


The IBM Innovation Centre for Education is a result of our close collaboration with IBM ICE, to offer additional specialisations to our students in the field of Business Analytics. Students are given a degree in Diploma in Business Analytics, post the successful completion of the course.


  • Introduction to Business Analytics

  • Data Mining and Predictive Modelling

  • Business Intelligence

  • Social Web and Mobile Analytics