TAPMI Manipal Admissions, Eligibility

Shri T.A Pai had established TAPMI in 1980 in the 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. 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 has several tie ups with renowned corporates in order to impart quality business education to working professionals. Since inception, TAPMI has been following structured curriculum that is highly industry oriented and focuses on experiential learning. 

There are 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 month accelerated classroom or virtual program for executives 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • TAPMI’s four-year full-time doctoral program

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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 marksheet before 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 need to be an NRI at the time of applying for the program.

For PIO/Foreign nationals, the eligibility criteria are similar the first mentioned criteria, along with valid GMAT and IELTS score (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 marksheet before 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

  • Candidate 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 (Post graduate 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 less than 24 months
    • CAT/XAT: Minimum 85 percentile.
    • GMAT: Minimum 630.
    • Graduation: 60%
    • Class XII: 60%
    • Class X: 60%
  • Students with work experience 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 

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, 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 Interview. Interviews will be held in person whenever possible and may be 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

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 Final Placements

The 2020 placements saw an increase of 46% 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 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 stipend 402
Highest Stipend 2 Lakh per month
Mean Stipend Rs 56,966
Minimum Stipend Rs 20000

Sector-wise Breakup

Key Recruiters

Disclaimer:
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