AIM is a part of the Asan Group of Educational Institutions governed by the Asan Memorial Association, Chennai. Founded by eminent Malayalees, settled in Chennai from different walks of life and dedicated to the noble cause of education. Established in the year 1965, the Association is truly a living tribute to the memory of Mahakavi Kumaran Asan, the late Poet Laureate of Kerala. Having successfully embarked upon and achieving considerable progress in promoting educational activities, the Asan Association has now to its credit the following list of Institutions: