T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) is one of the leading management institutes in India located in the town of Manipal, Karnataka. The curriculum here has been created to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in the dynamic and complex business environment. TAPMI also has a strong industry interface, with collaborations and partnerships with leading companies across various sectors.

In a dazzling display of academic prowess, TAPMI, the illustrious T. A. Pai Management Institute in Manipal, renowned for its AACSB and AMBA Accreditation and coveted status among management institutes, has unveiled its latest offering – the 5-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM), set to commence from the academic session of 2023-24.

This cutting-edge program will confer an undergraduate degree and an MBA, and marks the institute’s second foray into the undergraduate space after the highly successful launch of the four-year BBA Hons program at its Bengaluru campus last year. TAPMI now joins the elite ranks of premier B-schools, such as IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Ranchi, and IIFT, who cater to students who have recently completed their 12th grade.

Understanding IPM 

TAPMI’s Integrated Program in Management (IPM) wants to instil proper management practices in the professionals of the future. Mentioned below are some of the key features and benefits of the five-year IPM program that is offered here at TAPMI.

  • TAPMI’s IPM program employs a cutting-edge and inclusive global academic pedagogy based on a multidisciplinary curriculum for students. The program has been strategically designed by blending in some analytical, skill-based, social, and management options. 
  • Upon fulfilling the academic requirements of the program, students will be awarded an MBA degree along with an undergraduate degree.
  • TAPMI’s IPM program aims to inspire young students to pursue a managerial career as their first choice. The program seeks to prepare future managers by imbuing theoretical, behavioural, and conceptual underpinnings from their foundational days, managing the holistic development of future managers by bringing back social sciences, analytics sciences, and humanities into managerial education and practices.
  • The IPM program at TAPMI guarantees an MBA degree from TAPMI Manipal, and competitive exam scores such as CAT/ XAT aren’t required.
  • The IPM program is a dual-degree option for the students. Students receive two degrees once they have completed their five-year course – an undergraduate degree and an MBA.
  • The IPM program also offers an exit option. Students have the choice to exit the program after three years of IPM with an undergraduate degree.
  • TAPMI’s IPM program features a comprehensive curriculum that incorporates an integrative and multidisciplinary format to broaden, diversify, and enrich students’ perspectives.
  • IPM students have the opportunity to obtain advanced certifications in foreign languages and may opt for an international immersion program.
  • IPM students will receive placement assistance from TAPMI’s placements and corporate engagement team, which has a consistent track record of 100% placement over the years.
  • The pedagogical approach includes industry social internships, internships, live projects, outbound programs, and rural engagement programs.
  • Students will receive faculty advisory services, career advisory support, and leadership assessment and development centres for holistic development.
  • TAPMI has application-oriented faculty with a strong academic background and research focus.

IPM TAPMI Scholarships 

Students that wish to pursue the IPM course from TAPMI can apply for scholarships and financial assistance. TAPMI offers a 30% reimbursement in the tuition fees and that too every single year for the top six students in the batch. 

Placement Details 

TAPMI’s legacy of ensuring every graduate finds a fulfilling career path has continued unbroken for over three decades, with a 100% placement record. As the first batch of the Integrated Program in Management (IPM) prepares to embark on their professional journey in 2028, they can take comfort in knowing that they will be joining a community of successful alumni who have benefited from TAPMI’s rigorous and industry-relevant curriculum. 

In the latest round of MBA placements, TAPMI students have again proven their mettle by securing lucrative job offers, with one student receiving an offer of Rs. 24.8 lakhs, while the overall average salary stood at a commendable Rs. 14.60 LPA. Such results are a testament to TAPMI’s unwavering commitment to its students and their success, and a compelling reason for aspiring business leaders to consider TAPMI as their preferred destination for pursuing higher education.

IPM TAPMI Admission Process 

The eligibility criteria that students have to fulfil to get admission to TAPMI’s IPM program are mentioned below: 

  • Students must have cleared their Class 12th exams from a recognized board with a minimum of 60% aggregate. Students appearing for the Class 12 exam in 2023 can also apply. 
  • Students also should have scored at least 60% in their Class 10 exams. 
  • English must be a compulsory subject during their 10+2 exam. 
  • English as a compulsory subject in HSC/(10+2) Examination.
  • Students should have cleared at least one of the competitive exams like IPMAT, JIPMAT, JEE Mains, SAT, CLAT, etc. 
  • Students can also opt for Manipal Entrance Test (MET) conducted by MAHE.

It is important to keep in mind that the students will be shortlisted for the final selection based on their academic profile, entrance tests, micro-presentation, personal interview, gender diversity considerations, and extra-curricular achievements. Students that are shortlisted will be informed at their registered Email ID. 



In a world where businesses are constantly evolving, the need for effective leadership has never been more crucial. The Integrated Program in Management (IPM) offered by TAPMI Manipal is a unique program that aims to develop young minds into dynamic leaders of tomorrow.

Through a comprehensive curriculum that includes business management fundamentals, communication skills, and industry exposure, the IPM program equips students with the skills and knowledge required to navigate the complex and ever-changing business landscape. 

At TAPMI Manipal, we are committed to nurturing future leaders who are not only equipped with the right skills but also possess a strong sense of ethics and social responsibility. If you aspire to build a successful career in the dynamic world of business, we encourage you to consider the IPM program as a pathway to achieving your goals.

Admissions are open for IPM and BBA Honors at TAPMI. The last date to apply is 15th June 2023. To apply or for more information, click here.

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