Beginning Years: 1980 – 1985
Founded as Manipal Institute of Technology in 1980 by Late Shri Tonse Ananth Pai, it was renamed as TAPMI in 1981 after his demise. In 1984 TAPMI started its first 2-year PGDM course with less than 50 students. Since then, TAPMI has grown and has had more than 5000 plus alumni. In the year 1985, the foundation stone for its new campus was laid by the then CM of Karnataka, Mr. Ramakrishna Hegde.