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T.A. Pai Management Institute, commonly known as TAPMI, was founded in the year 1980, with the name, ’Manipal Institute of Management’. The AICTE approved institute was later renamed as T.A. Pai Management Institute, in the year 1981. Situated in Manipal, TAPMI is known for its academic rigor and core experiential learning. Over the years, it has established itself as one of the top 5 institutes in India, along with being one of the 5% Business Schools worldwide, that have been accredited with AACSB testament.

What’s on the Platter?

Academics at TAPMI facilitate the integrated development of the students joining the 2-years Post Graduate Program.  The value additions that have contributed to this accomplishment are: An Awe-inspiring Faculty, upgraded curriculum, and a stellar academic process. 

Programs offered in Management Studies:

1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)

TAPMI’s 2-years PGDM Program has been created to push the students to go beyond their limitations and redefine their boundaries in order to achieve excellence in the business sphere. The program involves decision making, as a core aspect, along with its consequent results. The course is based on experiential learning, while using a case-study approach to replicate real-life business situations. Accredited by the NBA and AACSB, the program is recognized by The Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and is equivalent to an MBA degree.

Specializations accorded under the program include: Marketing, Human Resource, Operations, Finance, General Management and IT.

2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Banking and Finance (PGDM-BKFS)

The program PGDM-BKFS, is based on a unique curriculum that builds a student’s knowledge and expertise in the financial sector. The first year of the program covers topics like finance, banking, and economic courses, while the second year imparts specialized trainings in either capital markets or banking. The course is aided by the state-of-the-art Bloomberg Lab and enables the students to establish a managerial career in banking and financial services, with leading national as well as multinational financial institutions.

The program builds up effective leadership skills in the students through an integrated leadership program, along with the opportunity to obtain a substantial experience through properties like the Bloomberg terminals, as well as field visits to NISM and State Bank of India.

3. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDM- HRM)

Humans are undoubtedly the prime resources in today’s knowledge economy, to be able to create a sustainable competitive advantage. Hence, there is incredibly huge demand for Human Resource professionals that are capable of managing the talent pool. Since, a very few institutes are offering quality HR education, there is substantial shortage of the HR talent in India.

Henceforth, TAPMI’s PGDM in HRM program is designed to address this gap and create specialists who can partner business growth and can have a grip on the business environment awareness.

Adopting a 2-stage process, TAPMI admits the candidates for its PGDM Programs through valid CAT/XAT/GMAT scores to qualify the admission process, that further consists of a Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI).

Besides these prerequisites, students with academic superiority and a noteworthy work experience, are shortlisted for the next rounds and are given an opportunity to ace their management careers through this remarkable institution.


With completion of the final placements for the batch 2015-17, TAPMI has reinforced itself as one of the most premier institutes of the country. The Institute witnessed 80% conversions to the Pre-Placement Offers (PPO), either from the Summer Internship Organizations or various B-School competitions.

Management in Practice (MIP) is an 8 weeks long summer internship program, that provides the students with a unique opportunity to get profound insights about the organizations and the management practices, through the expert mentoring from the Industry. Association of Indian Management Schools, awarded the program with the ‘Best Innovation in Management’ title.

There are innumerable projects for recruitment associated with TAPMI, including, E&Y, IBM, Amazon, Bennett Coleman, Microsoft, HCL, and the list is endless. Ford, Hero, Michael Page, are a few amongst the many new recruiters at TAPMI.

One criteria of assessment of outstanding academics, is an even more sterling placements scenario. The below statistics reflect the placements’ eminence for the batch 2015-17:

Wish to lead the business world? Realize your dreams with TAPMI, Manipal

The strikingly meritorious placements at TAPMI stands affidavit to the trust inflicted on its pedagogy, faculty, alumni and the students, by the stalwarts of the industry.

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