The Institute is located at 16 km northward direction from Ranchi Railway Station and approx 20 km from Ranchi, Birsa Munda Airport on a beautiful patch of land, full of gardens and greens which protect the laboratories from direct Sun rays, flying dust particles and is far away from industrial belt at Kokar, Ranchi. Kanke is 3 km away and on the eastern side of the Ranchi-Patratu Road. Ranchi is well approachable by Roads, Rails and Air. At Kanke, the institute is surrounded by Central as well as State Government Institutions like- Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) and Ranchi Veterinary College (RVC). IILM is on the way to RVC from Kanke Block Chowk approximately 200 m (N) from Kanke Block Chowk.
HOW TO REACH TO THE INSTITUTE
Air: Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) of Ranchi has flights from Patna, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Jammu, Goa and Kolkata. Few major airlines like Air India, GoAir, Indigo and Jet Airways serve this purpose.
Rail: Ranchi is now well connected with major cities of India via rail routes and one of the most profitable station in South Eastern Railways. Ranchi Railway Station with station code RNC is main station of Ranchi. Apart from Ranchi station, there are few more stations in city namely, Hatia Station, Tatisilwai Station and Namkom Station.
Road: NH 33 and NH 23 pass through Ranchi. Roads connecting major cities are providing movement for passenger and freight traffic. Regular bus services are there to Kolkata and other towns of neighboring states. Private buses also ply regularly to Jamshedpur, Siwan, Begusarai, Rourkela, Dumka, Varanasi, Khagaul, Hajipur, Patna and Kolkata. Luxury Mercedes buses are also available from Ranchi to Gaya and Patna. State Road Transport Corporation and private buses ply regularly to connect Ranchi to the other parts of Jharkhand.