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Important Dates

The important dates for TAPMI Admission Process for batch 2022-24:



TAPMI Admission Application Commencement

November 15, 2021

TAPMI Admission Application Close

December 11, 2021

Communication about TAPMI Admission Process Stage-2 shortlist

January 21, 2022 onwards (tentative)

Stage-2 of TAPMI Admissions Process


TAPMI Admissions Final Selection First List Announcement

March 18, 2022 (tentative)

Commencement of MBA First Year Term I

July 01, 2022 (tentative)


Admissions Schedule

Dates for Moderated GD/PI (To be conducted Online) (tentative)






(5,6,7) (13,14) and (26,27,28)




English Proficiency Test will be conducted separately after the GD and PI process gets over. The date will be communicated to the respective candidates via email.

Hello, what's the cuttoff for various exams and is work ex necessary?


Greetings from TAPMI, Manipal!

TAPMI has earned many prestigious accreditions in recognition of its excellence in management education. These include:

AACSB: Earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education, less than 5% worldwide and one among 5 business schools in India

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE): The Post Graduate Diploma in Management Program(s) offered by TAPMI are approved by the AICTE.

Association of Indian Universities (AIU): The Post Graduate Diploma in Management Program(s) offered by TAPMI are approved by the AIU as equivalent to an MBA Degree.

National Board of Accreditation India (NBA): NBA has reaffirmed the 5-year accreditation for PGDM program of TAPMI, a quality mark given only to a few select B-schools in India.

Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME): TAPMI is a proud partner of this United Nations (UN)-supported initiative and the largest organized relationship between the UN and business schools across the world. TAPMI has made a commitment to advancing values of sustainability, responsibility and ethics in teaching, research and thought leadership through this collaboration. 

CRISIL Rating: CRISIL has awarded “A***” B-school grading at national and Karnataka State Level Grading of Management Educational Institutions to TAPMI.

Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter (BGS): Beta Gamma Sigma honors universities that recognize academic excellence in Business studies. It gives TAPMI access to a rich network of 580 collegiate chapters internationally in 33 countries, with 8,20,000 lifetime members residing in 190 countries.

Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP): GARP’s Academic Partner institutions represent the best in financial education around the world. TAPMI as a partner offers Master’s-level degrees in financial discipline, and ensures latest industry needs are met in its risk management courses. 



Greetings from TAPMI, Manipal!

TAPMI’s Centre of excellence – Leadership Assessment and Development center (LADC)

With 15 specially trained faculty members and 70 advisor associates, The LADC helps students nurture transformational leadership qualities, to navigate organisations through Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) environments and lead them to wealth and prosperity.

Unlike a traditional leadership course, LADC engages with students to develop their core leadership capabilities.

The Center also offers leadership training for a group of 20-30 corporate personnel who are trained on all the 3 steps of transformational leadership.

Triple quality assurance

  • First level- Generation of the Individual Leadership report (ILR) by Trained      Associate Advisors
  • Second level- Checked by the Faculty Advisor
  • Third level- Approval by the Technical Advisor before the advisory process      begins

The TAPMI Edge

  • Evidence-based approach
  • Triple Quality Assurance
  • High Redundancy through multiple tests
  • One-on-one personalized style


Greetings from TAPMI, Manipal!

[email protected] – Quiz on the Beach (QOTB)

Quiz on the Beach® (QoTB®) is Asia’s biggest biz-quiz, conducted by T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal on the serene sands of Malpe beach.

Having started as an intercollege fest 15 years ago, QoTB® has developed its identity across India and other nations, with its roots spread across three countries- India, Singapore and United Arab Emirates.

The latest edition of the quiz, QoTB® 2018, saw over 3000 teams from 3 countries fighting it out for fame, glory and an overwhelming cash reward.

QoTB® is hosted by the noted Quizmaster Mr. Giri ‘Pickbrain’ Balasubramanium, an avid quizzer himself.

The nationally telecasted show over ET Now enjoys the viewership of over 2 lakh people

Besides bringing together the sharpest student minds, it serves as an opportunity for them to interact, network and more importantly, learn from their colleagues in other top institutes.


Greetings from TAPMI, Manipal!

[email protected] - BrandScan

BrandScan is the annual flagship market research event of TAPMI. 

Initiated in 1993 and with a rich legacy of 25 years, BrandScan is one of the pioneering events among Indian B-schools, conducting market research through a 'fair format'. 

Conducted in two formats, in Manipal and Bengaluru, this unique event is managed entirely by students. 

Consumer and market research data is collected through cleverly designed ‘disguised games’ for use by each of the corporate clients. 

Over 300+ projects have been successfully executed by BrandScan, with over 20 projects being taken up each year. 

The clientele includes Britannia, Perfetti Van Melle, Reebok, Samsung, ICICI, 3M, Nestle India, Reliance Jio, Hindustan Unilever, ITC Ltd, and Flipkart among others. 


Greetings from TAPMI, Manipal!

On 27th and 28th October, The Finance Forum of TAPMI organised the BLOOMBERG OLYMPIAD 2018.

It was a student run initiative to bring together Economists, CXO’s, Bankers, Regulators and Fund Managers to discuss recent trends, emerging issues, challenges and opportunities in the industry and the way ahead. 

The events held during this conclave were targeted to create a platform for finance students to showcase their knowledge and also network with senior industry professionals. 

The event was attended by industry stalwarts like Mr. George Joseph, Senior Fund Manager - Equity at ICICI Prudential AMC Ltd, Mr. Jayesh Gandhi, Senior Portfolio Manager at Birla Sunlife Asset Management Company, Ms. Shibani Kurian, Senior Vice President & Head -Equity Research, Kotak AMC and many more. 

Students from 12 top B-schools from across the country participated in the event. These included IIM-B, IMT-G, SIBM-B, NL Dalmia, and more. IIM-B emerged as the winner while TAPMI bagged the runner’s up title. . 

Application for all the programs at TAPMI is open now. Apply today to be a part of the legacy! Know more about the process: https://www.tapmi.edu.in/admissions/admission-process/


TAPMI Manipal wishes the aspirants of CAT 2018 all the very best for their exams.

A bright future awaits you!!

TAPMI has been awarded the prestigious AMBA accreditation. With the achievement of this hallmark of excellence in management education, the institute joins the elite group of B-Schools in India to hold the "Double crown" status from international accreditation bodies - AACSB and AMBA.

On 1st December 2018, The Director of TAPMI, Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan felicitated the PGP1 students, across all sections, securing the highest CGPAs in Term-1 of the PGDM/PGDM-BKFS/PGDM-HR program. In order to recognise and appreciate their countless hours of dedication and perseverance, students were invited for afternoon tea with the Director and the faculties. The event was also attended by a cohort of 24 students from Manipal International University, Malaysia who engaged in conversations with the Toppers and exchanged insights on their classroom experiences. The event concluded with the cake-cutting ceremony by the toppers, in celebration of their achievement.


Grant More Autonomy To Top 20 B-Schools: Madhu Veeraraghavan, TAPMI

Director of TAPMI, Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan in an interview with BW Businessworld’s Priya Saraf addressed questions about the path B-schools in India have adopted to develop their students and mould them into successful leaders. He also talked about the steps TAPMI is taking to inculcate the skills required in today’s dynamic world.


Application for all the programs at TAPMI is open now. Apply today to be a part of the legacy!

Visit the following link to apply : https://www.tapmi.edu.in/admissions/


A year ago, everything was different in the lives of TAPMI students. Here is a story of a TAPMIan recollecting whom he was a year ago, telling us about how TAPMI transformed his life!


A year ago, everything was different in the lives of TAPMI students. Here is a story of a TAPMIan sharing her experience of finding a home away from home.


TAPMI - Director Interview Series - Introduction - Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan


TAPMI - Director Interview Series - PGDM Focus - Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan

Presenting the TAPMI Director Interview Series wherein Prof.Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, TAPMI shares his thoughts on the institute and proposition for students planning to join TAPMI.



A year ago, everything was different in the lives of TAPMI students. Here is a story of a TAPMIan sharing how the pursuit of academic rigour alongside beautiful landscapes drove him to TAPMI!

TAPMI - Director Interview Series - TAPMI Experiential Learning initiatives in a VUCA world - Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan

Presenting the TAPMI Director Interview Series wherein Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, TAPMI shares his thoughts on the transforming times in a VUCA world and how TAPMI gives one a headstart with its focus on 'Experiential Learning'.


Greetings from TAPMI! 

Placement report for PGDM-Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BKFS) Program (Batch of 2017-19) is out!

TAPMI creates yet another record of 100% Placements in Top finance companies offering Risk Assurance, Financial Analyst, Business Valuators, Wealth Management, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Cyber Security roles with organisations including Deloitte, E&Y, Grant Thornton, Tresvista, Citi Corp, J P Morgan Chase, HSBC, Accenture, KPMG, Bajaj Finserve, L&T Finance, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI, Goldman Sachs (to name a few).

More details and placement report can be found here:


Dear candidates,  

We are having our end terms. Please bear with the delay in answering your queries. We'll be back to answering regularly from 30th December onwards. We appreciate your patience. 

Thank you!  All the best!