How to Access Information

Right To Information Act 2005


  • A person seeking information may file an application on form attached as Appendix ‘A’ either in writing or by e-mail giving particulars of the information being sought.
  • The application along with the requisite fee can be given to the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow 226 013.
  • In case request is made by e-mail, the fee should be deposited within seven days. Non-receipt of fee will imply withdrawal of request.


  • A nominal fee of Rs.10/- will be charged as application fee.
  • For information under Section 7, additional fee will be payable as under -
    • Rs. 2/- per page (A4 or A5).
    • Actual cost (for sizes bigger than A4 or A5).
    • In case of printed material –
      • Price of publication, or
      • Rs 2 per page in case of photocopies.
    • Actual cost for samples and models.
    • In case information is needed on disk or floppy – Rs 50/- per disk/floppy.
  • Inspection of records –
    • No fee for first hour.
    • Rs 5/- per 15 minutes (or part thereof).
  • No fee, if the -
    • Requisitioner is below poverty line.
    • CPIO has failed to reply within 30 days.
  • The fee is payable in cash/ demand draft/ banker’s cheque favouring Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.


  • The Institute will make an endeavour to provide the information in 15 days subject to a maximum of 30 days.
  • The requester will be informed about the fee. The intervening period will not be included in the 30 days time specified for the reply.