Established in 1980, TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI Manipal) is recognised by AIU and approved by the AICTE. The institute has recently become a participant in the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) which is a UN-supported initiative. Moreover, the National Business Academy (NBA) has reaffirmed the five-year accreditation for PGDM flagship programme of TAPMI Manipal. The Institute is ranked 27 for MBA by NIRF in 2020.

TAPMI Manipal offers management courses like PGDM & PhD programs. For Indian domiciled and CIGW candidates admission to TAPMI is taken through CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. For PIO/ foreign nationals GMAT test is compulsory. As per the admission process of TAPMI, qualified candidates appear for an English Proficiency Test (EPT), MGD, and PI round. Final selection is based on candidates’ verbal ability, academic profile, work experience and scores in the entrance exam, EPT, MGD and PI. Check detailed TAPMI Manipal Admission Process

The Institution is proud of its unbroken 34 years of placement record and 5000+ alumni, of which one-fifth are currently leading at CXO levels. TAPMI has successfully completed the placements for its flagship PDGM – General (2019-21) with an average salary of Rs 11.1 LPA. PGDM Banking and Financial Services at TAPMI Manipal achieved the highest placement percentage of 98%. A total of 332 students were placed across 139 companies and 65 students were offered Pre-Placement through summer internships with an average package of Rs 12.6 lakh; of which 62 students accepted the offer.

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TAPMI Manipal Quick Facts

  • 5000+successful alumni across the world with more than 1/5th currently leading at CXO levels.
  • Young Leader Program Focused on developing leadership abilities through Paid Executive Internship with CXOs in term VI
  • Global Exposure and Personalized attention for capability assessment and development through FAS, CAS and LADC
  • Unbroken 100% Placement Record for the last 30+ years
  • Program accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of MBAs (AMBA) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

TAPMI Manipal Ranking

Ranking Entity Ranking Category Ranking
NIRF 2020 Management 27
Outlook Icare 2021 Private MBA 6
QS World University Rankings Master’s in Management 101+ band
Business Today Business School
Management College
# 21 Overall Rank
# 10 among Private B-Schools in India
# 05 in South Zone
# 07 in Future Orientation
Data Science Education Ranking 2020 (Analytics India Magazine) TAPMI-Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. program 5
Indiatoday 2020 Private MBA 21

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TAPMI Manipal Cutoff 2021

For Candidates with work experience of less than 20 months as on March 31,2021 The minimum cutoff percentile and marks are mentioned below. Check TAPMI Manipal Cutoff

Exam Minimum Percentile/ Aggregate/ Rank*
CAT 85 percentile
XAT 85 percentile
GMAT 630
Graduation 60 percent
Class 12 60 percent
Class 10 60 percent

TAPMI Manipal Courses Details

Course Program Eligibility / Admission Criteria Course Fee
PGDM (General/ BKFS/ HRM/ Marketing) A graduate Degree with at least 50 % marks in qualifying exam Final year students can also apply for the course Course
Duration : 2 Years
Admission Criteria : CAT/XAT/GMAT scores
Intake: General - 420, BKFS -120, HRM - 60, Marketing - 60
INR 18.30 Lacs NRI : US$ 20000
PhD A Master’s degree in a Management or related subject as the area of interest, with at least 60% marks, from a recognized University / Institute in India or abroad. Diploma must be recognized by Association of Indian Universities.
Duration : 5 Years
Selection Criteria : Research Proposals/EPT / MGD/PI Intake :

TAPMI Manipal Placement 2021

Recording yet again 100% placement for its flagship PGDM General batch 2019-21, TAPMI Manipal has concluded the final placement for its large batch of 338 students, out of which 6 students have opted out and 332 students have been suitably placed to their dream roles and profiles offered by 139 recruiters. Out of 65 PPOs offered by the recruiters, 62 PPOs were accepted by TAPMI students. This year, the highest package is Rs.25 lakhs per annum. TAPMI has achieved an almost 2.7 times increase in the post-program salary in comparison to the pre-program salary. 

TAPMI final placement 2021 for PGDM BKFS 2019-21 batch has also recorded 100% placement at an average salary of Rs.10.3 lakhs. Check TAPMI Placement

TAPMI Placement 2021 Highlights

TAPMI has an unbroken 100% Placement record for the last 30+ years. The highlights of placements for the PGDM, PGDM BKFS and PGDM Marketing Batch of 2019-21 are:

  • Large PGDM batch of 338 students, 6 Opt out, 332 Placed
  • Average Salary for PGDM is Rs.11.1 LPA
  • Highest Salary for PGDM recorded is Rs.25 LPA
  • 65 PPOs were offered out of which 62 PPOs were accepted
  • PPOs Average Salary is Rs.12.6 LPA
  • 139 Companies participated in Placement 2021 making offers to 332 students
  • BFSI emerged as highest recruiting sector with 36% share
  • PGDM Banking & Financial Services (PGDM-BKFS) 2019-21 batch also recorded 100% Placement
  • Average salary for PGDM BKFS is Rs. 10.3 lakhs
  • PGDM Marketing 2019-21 batch at TAPMI has also recorded 100% placement at an average salary of Rs.10 lakhs
  • PGDM –HR batch 2019-21 has completed 80% placement and is moving towards 100% placement
  • Top Recruiters at TAPMI Manipal included Lowe's India, BYJU's, Bajaj Finserv, Deloitte, TITAN, L&T, HP, Nestlé, ITC, Capgemini, GEP, J. P. Morgan, EY, Accenture, CRISIL, Dell, Godrej among others
  • RoI Up at 135%

Not only the average and highest salary packages have gone up in final placement 2020 at TAPMI Manipal, the RoI after the program as compared to before the program has gone up by almost 3 times

TAPMI Manipal Scholarships

For aspiring students, TAPMI provides scholarships upto INR 2.9 crores. Under Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship scheme, around 50 students can bag scholarships worth INR 2.26 crores. Check detailed TAPMI Manipal Scholarships 

Scholarship Current Structure
Nos. Eligibility Fee Waiver
Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category I 20 95 percentile and above in CAT / XAT; 730 and above in GMAT 30% of total tuition fee
Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category II 10 90 percentile and above in CAT / XAT &; family gross income (before tax) below rupees ten lakh. 30% of total tuition fee
Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category III 10 88 percentile and above in CAT / XAT &; family gross income (before tax) below rupees eight lakh. 30% of total tuition fee
Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category IV 10 Family Gross Income (before tax) below rupees seven lakh; No CAT / XAT score criteria 30% of total tuition fee
Total Scholarships 50 -

Other Scholarships/ Academic Awards

Particulars Eligibility Amount
Dean’s Roll of Honour Top 10 performers of the batch INR. 2 lakhs each
TAPMI-SHRM Scholarships All eligible students of PGDM-HRM Upto INR. 31 lakhs
CFA/ FRM/ CMT Scholarships All eligible students of PGDM-BKFS Upto INR. 10 lakhs
YLP Stipend All eligible students Upto INR. 6 lakhs

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TAPMI Manipal FAQs

Ques. Is work experience necessary for doing Ph.D in finance from TAPMI Manipal ?

Ans. As per the Eligibility rules, TAPMI Manipal accepts applications for Ph.D for the candidates having a minimum of a Masters degree in any management specialisation. Having a work experience will be better in the selection procedure.

Ques. Does TAPMI Manipal accept a correspondence degree?

Ans. If you have a valid correspondence degree with 50% of aggregate marks after 10+2, then your degree is valid for TAPMI Manipal.

Ques. Is there any hostel accommodation provided for TAPMI Manipal students?

Ans. Yes, for all the candidates (PGDM and optional for Executive MBA) hostel accommodations are provided to stay.

Ques. What are the TAPMI and MU Sigma programs?

Ans. Mu Sigma has a singular purpose – to install in large enterprises, a fundamentally new approach to decision-making, called the new Art of Problem-Solving. The intent of this high-quality program is to create exceptional leaders in the digital age. TAPMI is a young B-School and the first AICTE approved B-School to have received the coveted AACSB global accreditation. TAPMI has recently been awarded the second coveted global accreditation – Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Ques. What is the TAPMI cutoff for 2020?

Ans. TAPMI cutoff 2020 is expected to be 89 percentile and above for CAT and more 85 percentile for XAT 2020. 

Ques. How to get admissions into TAPMI MBA programs?

Ans. Apart from graduation marks and CAT/XAT/GMAT scores, work experience adds to the total scores of students. TAPMI undertakes the profile-based assessment and additional scores are considered for work experience of students.

Ques. Does TAPMI Manipal accept correspondence degrees for admissions?

Ans. If students have valid correspondence graduation degrees from a registered university along with minimum 50% marks in aggregate, then it is acceptable. 

Ques. Does TAPMI provide hostel facilities?

Ans. TAPMI has plush hostel facilities with all the beyond basic amenities for a student.

Ques. What is the faculty-student ratio at TAPMI?

Ans. The faculty-student ratio at TAPMI Manipal is 1:17. 

Ques. Which are the top companies visiting TAPMI?

Ans. Amazon, Microsoft, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, KPMG, Michael Page are some of the top recruiters of TAPMI.

Ques. What are the courses offered by TAPMI?

Ans. TAPMI offers 4 PGDM courses: Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Banking and Financial Services, HR, Marketing and Sales along with Executive PGPM and PhD programs. 

Ques. Does TAPMI offer an Executive MBA course?

Ans. Yes, TAPMI offers an Executive PGPM course at its Jamshedpur campus.

Ques. What are the TAPMI MBA fees?

Ans. For Indian domiciled students, course fee including hostel charges is tagged around INR 9 lakhs while for NRIs, the course fee may be ± 20,000 USD.

Ques. What is the status of TAPMI ranking at national and international levels?

Ans. NIRF 2020 ranked TAPMI at 27 in Management domain, while the institute bagged the 101-band at QS World University Rankings: Masters in Management Rankings 2020. 

Ques. Does TAPMI provide scholarship facilities?

Ans. Every year, TAPMI Manipal offers merit-based scholarships of total worth 2.5 Crores to 50 students as a 30% fee waiver, based on CAT/XAT scores during admission.