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About the Institute/University 

The T. A. Pai Management Institute boasts of a legacy of 35 years rooted in value system imbibing ethical behaviour, respect for diversity and zeal to excel in every aspect of life. The Institution is proud of its unbroken 33 years of placement record and 5000+ alumni of which one-fifth are currently leading at CXO levels. TAPMI is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (www.aacsb.edu) and consistently ranked among the top 1% of B-Schools in India.

TAPMI believes in Experiential Learning and facilitates students to explore themselves. The programs (academic as well as extra-curricular) are designed to enable students recognize their strengths throughout their two-year stay at TAPMI. Modules such as BrandScan, LADC, SMIC, Samnidhy, TAPMI Finance Lab, QOTB and student clubs & committees ensure that every student gets ample opportunity to develop into a multi-faceted industry-ready manager.

For aspiring students TAPMI has announced 50 scholarships of around INR 2.5 crores.

Programmes offered & Fees

TAPMI offers four PGDM programs:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resources Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Marketing and Sales Management

The program fees are same for all the PGDM programs

Program Tuition Fees Hostel Fees
Year I Year II Year I Year II
Indian Domiciled INR 7.30 lakh INR 7.30 lakh INR 1.65 lakh INR 1.65 lakh
COGW INR 7.30 lakh INR 7.30 lakh INR 1.65 lakh INR 1.65 lakh
NRI USD 20000 USD 20000 INR 1.65 lakh INR 1.65 lakh
PIO / Foreign National USD 20000 USD 20000 INR 1.65 lakh INR 1.65 lakh

Application Fees & Mode of Application:

  • Application Fee (Non-refundable inclusive GST)
  • Two Programs – INR 2800 + 18% GST
  • Three Programs – INR 4000 + 18% GST
  • Four Programs – INR 6000 + 18% GST

Mode of Application : Online

Eligibility Criteria

A Graduate Degree with not less than 50% marks (final year students may also apply. There admission will be cancelled if they obtain less than 50% in their graduation).

Admission/Selection Process

Valid Entrance Exam scores

  • For Indian Domiciled & COGW: CAT 2019, XAT 2020 & GMAT (2018 & 2019)
  • For NRI Candidates: CAT / XAT / GMAT / NMAT / SNAP / ATMA / CMAT / MAT
  • For PIO / Foreign Nationals: GMAT (compulsory) and IELTS (if required)

Stage I Shortlisting: TAPMI follows a profile based shortlisting consisting of valid CAT/XAT/GMAT scores + work experience + academic profile.

A. For Candidates with work experience of less than 24 months


Cut-off (minimum)

CAT 2018 /

85 percentile

XAT 2019

85 percentile




60 percent


60 percent


60 percent

B. For Candidates with work experience of more than 24 months

TAPMI follows profile-based shortlisting. Profile considered for shortlisting consists of valid CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores (whichever is higher), academic profile (10th, 12th, Graduation, backlogs during graduation etc.), work experience (type of company, total experience, etc.), extra-curricular achievements if any.

Stage II Process: Written Ability Test (WAT) + Group Discussion (GD) + Personal Interview (PI)

Final Selection

Final selection of the candidate is based CAT/XAT/GMAT (Overall Percentile) + Verbal Ability Percentile + academic profile + work experience + WAT Score + GD Score + PI Score.

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply/Register

January 30, 2020

Last Date of Application

January 30, 2020

Result Announcement Date

Will be updated soon

Any other Important Date

Will be updated soon

Above dates are tentative and subject to change