Membership, Accreditation & Affiliation

The primary objective of getting accredited / affiliated to certain associations is to ensure that NIR&M Programs are contemporary, relevant to the industry requirements and maintain the quality standard of distance education learning.
NIR&M regularly looks for relevant associations / bodies that can add value to its Programs and works towards incorporating their standards in its pedagogy. The current list of Affiliations / Membership / Association and Accreditation of NIR&M is mentioned below.

The National Institute of Retail and Management has been founded under Garuda Education Academy (GEA) . Garuda Education Academy is registered with Government of India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs, as a non-profit organization under Section 25 of Companies Act, 1956.

GEA's Section 25 License Number is 101657..

You can check our status by searching our Section 25 License number on MCA website

The National Institute of Retail and Management has received Accreditation by International Association of Distance learning which promotes excellence in open, distance, and online learning worldwide, and provides a benchmark through which global consumers can gauge the quality of courses offered by the member institution. IADL members include Schools, colleges, Universities, E learning Websites and various organisations across four continents.


Our approved accreditation number with IADL is 92023.

You can check our membership status by writing a mail to 
You can also visit IADL – London’s website at  and click on the Verify Membership link at the bottom

The National Institute of Retail and Management is a proud member of National Retail Federation (USA).

 As the world's largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, the National Retail Federation's global membership includes retailers of all sizes, formats and channels of distribution as well as chain restaurants and industry partners from the U.S. and more than 45 countries abroad.  In the U.S., NRF represents the breadth and diversity of an industry with more than 1.6 million American companies that employ nearly 25 million workers and generated 2009 sales of $2.3 trillion.

Under NRF's retail umbrella, sit 4 association groups including: the Association for Retail Technology Standards, the National Council of Chain Restaurants, the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association and

Please visit and go to Home – Join NRF – NRF membership is companywide – “Not sure if you are a member, find out here” – Please type – National Institute of Retail and Management to find out our name there.

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The National Institute of Retail and Management is proud to be an institutional member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Which is one of the most prestigious Bodies governing Technical Education and is also one of the AICTE Partner Body to run various programs including WPLP – Working Professionals Learning program.

The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) is a national, professional, non-profit society registered under the societies Registration Act of 1860. First started in 1941 as the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions, it was converted into "Indian Society for Technical Education” in 1968 with a view to enlarging its activities and advancing the cause of technological education. The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute in the production and development of top quality professional engineers / technicians and Management graduates needed by the industries and other organizations.

Being the only national organization of educators in the field of engineering, Management and technology, ISTE is involved in the various technical committees, boards formed by central government, Ministry of Human resource Development, AICTE/DOTE/DST. State government, are also involving the ISTE in many of their important programs and activities relating to technical education.
The Institutional Membership number for ISTE is IM-1855. You can write a mail to or or call on the Phone numbers at
Indian Society for Technical Education
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
Near Katwaria Sarai
Opp. Sanskrit Vidyapeeth
New Delhi - 110 016
Phone: 011-26513542, 26963431
Website –

The National Institute of Retail and Management is an ISO 9001:2008 accredited institute and the same has been awarded by the Global Group of United Kingdom Accreditation Services ( UKAS)


How to Check our ISO 9001:2008 certification online

  • Please go to

  • Pleas enter ASIA in continent and INDIA in country

  • Please click on certificate check Tab

  • Please enter our Certfication number 28Q11793. You will get our approval status from United Kingdom Accreditation services ( UKAS ) Global Group.


The National Institute of Retail and Management is member of Hong Kong Research Institute of textiles and Apparels (HKRITA).

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) was established in April 2006. To enhance Hong Kong's "cutting edge", we have the funding support from Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR Government. HKRITA is also supported by institutes, companies and associations in the textile and clothing industry in Hong Kong, mainland China and other countries.

You can check our membership by going to and by clicking on the tab Partnership – Members List – Institution Members. Our membership number: I040-07.



NHRD (National HRD Network)

The National HRD Network is an association of professionals committed to promoting the HRD movement in the country and enhancing the capability of human resource professionals in order to enable them make an impactful contribution to enhancing competitiveness and creating value for society. Towards this end, National HRD Network is committed to the development of human resources through education, training, research and experience sharing. The network is managed by HR professionals in an honorary capacity, stemming from their interest in contributing to the HR profession.
This can be checked at At the bottom of this you can find Members directory, you need to put NIR&M and in chapter select Mumbai. You will get the details.

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