About T.A. Pai Management Institute,Manipal

The student city of Manipal, Karnataka plays host to the T.A. Pai Management Institute, fondly known as TAPMI. With academic rigour and experiential learning at its core, TAPMI’s Post Graduate Diploma in Management Programs are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) since its constitution. Established in 1980, TAPMI is one among the 7 institutes in India and 5% of the top business schools worldwideto have been accredited with the illustrious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation, the oldest and toughest accreditation in the world of business education. It is also the 5th institution in India to have both the AACSB as well as Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation.

Courses Offered

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • PGDM in Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BKFS)
  • PGDM in Human Resources Management
  • PGDM in Marketing and Sales Management


Required Exams: CAT, GMAT, XAT

Admission Process and eligibility

  • Candidates seeking admission need to have a valid score in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT to apply.
  • The institute has a 2-step admission process:
  1. Profile-based shortlisting process: The shortlisting profile considered consists of a valid score of entrance exam (whichever is higher), academic profile (10th, 12th, Graduation, backlogs in graduation, if any), work experience (company, total experience, etc) & extra-curricular achievements (if any).
  2. The 2nd stage of the admissions process consists of Written Ability Test (WAT) followed by a GD (Group Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview).
  • An SOP (Statement of Purpose) is also asked in the selection process and is an important role in shortlisting.
  • Shortlisting for one programme is different from the other one.
  • NRI candidates need to have a valid score in CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ NMAT / SNAP / ATMA / CMAT / MAT to be eligible for admission.
  • For PIO / Foreign NationalsGMAT is compulsory and IELTS (if required).
Eligibility Criteria-Candidates need a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (aggregate)

Notable Alumni

  • Priyanka Neogi
Vice President – National Product and Programme Head Privy League, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Atul Mohan
Ex Vice President- Human Resource and Administration, BlueStone.



SPEED is the Annual Sports Extravaganza at TAPMI. Played in the format of the Olympics, the fest lasts for more than a month. Students form teams and battle it out in 12 different sports like Athletics, Swimming, Basketball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Football, and Cricket. SPEED gives an opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills, sportsmanship, teamwork, and more importantly grow as an individual in the process.

Photo Gallery

Get T.A. Pai Management Institute,Manipal Updates

Batch Profile

For all T.A. Pai Management Institute,Manipal information click here

Placements & Fee Structure

  • 100% placement achieved for the 2017-19 batch in PGDM-Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BKFS) programme
  • 126 companies made placement offers to 400 students
  • Average salary increased by 9% to INR 11.30 LPA from the previous year

Top Recruiters

  • Deloitte
  • E&Y
  • Trevista
  • HSBC
  • Accenture

Infrastructure / Facilities


P.B No:9, Manipal – 576 104, Karnataka, India (Landmark: Manipal – Alevoor Road: TAPMI new campus) 91 820 2701000 tapmi@tapmi.edu.in