TAPMI Manipal Admissions, Eligibility

Shri T.A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) was established in 1980 in the international university town of Manipal, Karnataka. Nestled amid greenery in the serendipity of rural Manipal, TAPMI is one of the premier institutes of the country providing value-based management education. TAPMI has got its recognition/approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It is also the fifth B-School in the country to be accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Association of MBAs (AMBA).

TAPMI Manipal is situated in a total campus area of 44.11 acres with 22 faculties staying on the campus (.i.e 37%). The number of management students who stays in hostels within the campus is as follows:

  • 1 Year - 487
  • 2 Year - 550

TAPMI Manipal has several tie-ups with renowned corporates in order to impart quality business education to working professionals. There have been companies that graduated from the campus successfully.

No. of start-up companies currently on campus

0

No. of start-up companies graduated from the campus successfully

3

Since its inception, TAPMI has been following a structured curriculum that is highly industry-oriented and focuses on experiential learning.

There is a number of programmes offered by TAPMI:

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
    • TAPMI’S two-year full-time residential programme in management approved by AICTE
  • Post Graduate Diploma in human resource management (PGDM – HRM)
    • TAPMI’S two-year full-time residential programme in human resource management approved by AICTE
  • Post Graduate Diploma in banking and financial services (PGDM – BKFS)
    • TAPMI’s two-year full-time residential programme in Banking and Financial Services approved by AICTE
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDM – Marketing)
    • TAPMI’s two-year full-time residential programme in Marketing Management approved by AICTE
  • Post Graduate Management Program for Working Professionals (E-PGPM)
    • TAPMI’s 11 months accelerated classroom or virtual program for executives 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • TAPMI’s four-year full-time doctoral program

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TAPMI Manipal Course (2021-2023)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management is the most popular programme assessed by such a high no. of applicants. A total no. of 8.406 applications was received in 2021 for the most popular management programme (flagship). The duration of this flagship programme is 22 Months.
  • The name of the entrance test for admission to the full-time flagship programme in management (CAT/MAT/XAT/etc.): CAT / XAT/GMAT
  • No. of new electives introduced in the last two years: 30
  • Any accreditation by a national or international agency (such as AMBA, EQUIS, NAAC, AACSB, SAQS) or any other recognition for its programme (e.g. NBA): AICTE, AIU, NBA, AACSB, AMBA

TAPMI Manipal Faculty

No. of core Faculty/Full-time Faculty in the Institute

 

Core faculty in the management department only (Total)

60

Professors

14

Associate Professors

27

Assistant Professors

12

Others

7

PhD Awarded Faculty

43

Visiting faculty (excluding guest faculty) in the management institute/department

18

TAPMI Manipal Students

Programme

No. of Students

No. of students enrolled in a full-time postgraduate programme like MBA/ PGDM in the current batch (2021-23 ) 

239 (male)

138 (female)

No of PhDs/FPM on roll 

15(male)

5 (female)

No. of students enrolled in other full-time PG management programmes in the institute  

79 (male)

43 (female)

No. of students in full-time MBA/ PGDM with more than 2 years of work experience in 2021-22 

107 (male)

49 (female)

The approximate number of total alumni (former students) of your management institute/ department

6,278

The number of students enrolled in the flagship programme from different states/ country

341

No. of students passed out in 2020 in the flagship programme (Most popular programme assessed by the maximum number of applicants)

412

Getting into TAPMI Manipal

TAPMI Manipal Results Accepted

For PGDM/PGDM BKFS/PGDM HR/PGDM Marketing

Domestic Candidates (Indian and CIWG) 

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT

International Candidates (NRI) 

  • CAT / XAT / GMAT / NMAT / SNAP / ATMA / CMAT / MAT

International Candidates (Foreign Nationals and PIO)

  • GMAT (Mandatory) and IELTS (if required)

For E-PGPM

  • Written Ability Test (WAT)

For PhD

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT/ UGC-NET

TAPMI Manipal Eligibility

Eligibility for PGDM (Domestic Candidates)

  • A Bachelor's Degree with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or its equivalent in any discipline duly recognized by UGC/AIU. Final year students are eligible to apply, provided they submit their graduation mark sheet before the commencement of the program
  • If a student receives less than 50% in graduation, their candidature will be cancelled.
  • A valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

Eligibility for PGDM (For International Candidates)

NRI candidates who wish to apply for the PGDM program need to match one of the 2 criteria mentioned as under: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an international university/institute within the last 3 years 

Or

  • One of the candidate's parents needs to be an NRI at the time of applying for the program.

For PIO/Foreign nationals, the eligibility criteria are similar to the first-mentioned criteria, along with valid GMAT and IELTS scores (if required)

Eligibility for PGDM BKFS/PGDM HR/PGDM Marketing

  • A Bachelor's Degree with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or its equivalent in any discipline duly recognized by UGC/AIU. Final year students are eligible to apply, provided they submit their graduation mmark sheet before the commencement of the program. 
  • If a student receives less than 50% in graduation, their candidature will be cancelled.
  • A valid CAT/XAT/GMAT score.

Eligibility for E-PGPM

  • A Bachelor's Degree with minimum aggregate marks of 50% or its equivalent in any discipline duly recognized by UGC/AIU. 
  • A minimum of two-year industry experience in a relevant domain

Eligibility for PhD

  • Candidates should have acquired a master's degree in management or related discipline as per their area of interest, with a minimum of 60% marks, from a recognized university/institute in India or abroad. If a candidate has pursued a PGDM (Postgraduate diploma in management), the diploma should be recognized by AIU/AICTE

Selection Parameters for Shortlisting

The shortlisting of a student for further admission rounds depend on the exam score, academic background, industry experience, WAT score, GD score and PI score. The weightage given to each parameter is provided below

  • Students with work experience of less than 24 months
    • CAT/XAT: Minimum 85 percentile.
    • GMAT: Minimum 630.
    • Graduation: 60%
    • Class XII: 60%
    • Class X: 60%
  • Students with work experience of more than 24 months
    • Valid CAT/XAT/GMAT scores (whichever is higher).
    • Academic profile.
    • Work experience (type of company, total experience etc.
    •  Extra-curricular achievement, if any

TAPMI Manipal Cut off 

The cut-off score/rank (for Open Category) in 2021-23 admission test for MBA/PGDM is:

Test Cut-off (minimum)
CAT  85 percentile
XAT 85 percentile
GMAT 630
Graduation

As per AICTE Norms

XII
X

TAPMI Manipal Admission Procedure

For PGDM/PGDM BKFS/PGDM HR/PGDM Marketing (For candidates with work experience 2 or more than 2 years)

There are 4 stages that a candidate goes through before getting selected for MBA Programme.

  • Candidates are required to appear for the CAT/XAT/GMAT exam. Candidates are shortlisted based on their performance in the exam.
  • The shortlisted candidates are called for a round of WAT (Written Ability Test) to critique their writing skills.
  • Based on their performance in the WAT, a candidate is then selected for a GD (Group Discussion) round. The candidates are then handed over a case study to go through and analyze. Evaluation is based on group efforts, contribution to the solution, preferred approach and communication  
  • After this round, a candidate goes through the final round of PI (Personal Interview). The shortlisting is based on the overall performance of the candidate.

TAPMI Manipal Calculation of Composite Scores

Given below is the weightage given to each individual component for the purpose of calculating the overall score of the candidate. Based on these scores, the TAPMI admissions team declares the merit list and the selected candidates receive an offer letter via email.

Component Weightage of Parameter
Scores of CAT, XAT, GMAT 35
10th, 12th and Graduation 15
Group discussion/Personal interview 42
Gender Diversity and Co-curricular activities 8
Total 100

For E PGPM

  • Applications are invited based on which a candidate is shortlisted.
  • Shortlisted candidates must go through a round of WAT (Written Ability Test)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a round of Personal Interviews. Interviews will be held in person whenever possible and maybe conducted via teleconference or video conference facilities in some cases.

  • For FPM
    • A candidate needs to submit an online application form including educational certificates work experience certificate, qualifying exam scorecard, updated CV and research proposal
    • Applications are invited from the interested candidates. The Admissions Committee reviews these applications.
    • The candidates are admitted to the FPM program based on the application itself. Though, some candidates may be called for a personal interview round in order to get more clarity about their application.

TAPMI Manipal Approved Intake 

Course Intake
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • 315 seats (Domestic Candidates)
  • 15 seats (NRI)
  • 15 seats (CIWG)
  • 15 sears (PIO/Foreign nationals)
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Services (PGDM –BKFS) 60 seats (Domestic candidates)
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDM –HRM) 40 seats (Domestic candidates)
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDM –Marketing) 40 seats (Domestic Candidates)

TAPMI Manipal Fee Structure

Course Tuition Firm
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (For Indian citizens/ CIWG) 14.6 lakhs 
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (For NRI/PIO/Foreign National) USD 40,000
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Services (PGDM –BKFS) 14.6 lakhs
Post Graduate Diploma in human resource development (PGDM-HR) 14.6 lakhs
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing 14.6 lakhs
MBA/PGDM programme excluding board and lodging fee (1st year) 7.55 Lakhs
MBA/PGDM programme excluding board and lodging fee (2nd year) 7.55 Lakhs
The annual board and lodging expenses for the entire duration of the programme 3.20 Lakhs

Inside TAPMI Manipal

TAPMI Manipal Diversity

The following data of the PGDM batch portrays the diversity at ISB.

Gender Diversity

The following graph depicts the gender diversity of the 2017-19 batch



TAPMI Manipal Finance

Finance

 

Revenue earned through consultancy by your management institute/department in the last two years 

10.16 Lakhs

        (2019-20 & 2020-21)

Earning through Management Development Programmes (MDPs) by the institute in 2020-21

408.26 Lakhs

The annual expenditure of the institute in 2020-21 

4730.65 Lakhs

Annual Revenue from tuition fees of management students only in 2020-21

7490.87 Lakhs

TAPMI Manipal Final Placements

S.no

Placements

 

1

Total No. of Pre Placement Offers (PPOs) during the placement season (2020 or the latest year)

78

2

Total No. of Final Placement offers (flagship programme only) made in 2020

406

3

Total No. of placement offers accepted by students (flagship programme only) in 2020

406

4

Salary offered to MBA/PGDM student in flagship programme-2020 (Maximum Salary Domestic)

25 Lakhs

5

Salary offered to MBA/PGDM student in flagship programme-2020 (Maximum Salary International)

USD 24,628

6

Salary offered to MBA/PGDM student in flagship programme-2020 (Average Salary Domestic)

11.50 Lakhs

7

Salary offered to MBA/PGDM student in flagship programme-2020 (Minimum Salary Domestic)

9.00 Lakhs

The 2020 placements saw an increase of 46% in preplacement offers. The return on interest after the course as compared to before the course also shot up.

Final Placements of 2020 at a glance

Total No. of Students Participating 430
Total No. of Companies 102
Total preplacement offers 78
Number of preplacement offers accepted 76
Mean Salary package 11.50 LPA (PGDM-General)

12.70 LPA (PGDM BFKS)

Highest Salary Package 25 LPA

The following is the sector-wise breakup of the placements:

Banking and Financial Services was the largest hiring sector for the 2020 batch, by recruiting 28% of the total number of candidates who got placed.

Mean Salary (Sector Wise)

TAPMI Summer Internship 2019

Total No. of Students  478
Total No. of Companies 131
Number of students being granted a stipend 402
Highest Stipend 2 Lakh per month
Mean Stipend Rs 56,966
Minimum Stipend Rs 20000

Sector-wise Breakup

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