KLS IMER has been granted autonomous status under RCU by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi for a period of 10 years 2020-2021 to 2029-2030.

University Grants Commission has granted recognition under section 2(f), & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Institute has been conferred the “CSR Top Institutes of India Award” (Ranking of Top B-School of Excellence Rank:17 )for the year 2019 for excellence in education by Competition Success Review.

All India Rank Best B-School- 149, All India Private Rank -130, South Zone Rank- 52, South Zone Private Rank – 48 by the Week Magazine for the year 2019

Institute's Name listed in Top B-Schools in Belagavi by Career 360 for the year 2018

Top B-School All India level: Rank 141 / Top Private B-School Rank 119/ Top Private B-School South Zones :Rank 47 by the Week Magazine for the year 2018

India's Best B-Schools: Overall Ranking 256 by Business Today for the year 2018

Institute has been conferred the “CSR Top Institutes of India Award” for the year 2017 for excellence in education by Competition Success Review.

KLS IMER has bagged 'Campus Swacchata Award 2016' by Rethink India at 'eduINDIA 2016' held at India International Centre premises, New Delhi.

Institute was accredited by NAAC and was awarded with a score of 3.24 out of maximum of 4

Ranked 164th in India’s best B-Schools by Business Today Magazine (Nov.2015)

Accredited AA+ by Careers 360 (Nov.2015)

Institute's Name listed in Top 100 B-Schools in Dalal Street Magazine (Feb. 2015)

Ranked A++ in the Best B-Schools survey 2014 by Business India (Dec. 2014)

Received the award from MBA BY CHOICE of Discovery Education Media at New Delhi on 21st January, 2013.