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Established in 1980,TAPMI is committed to Excellence in Management Education, Research and Practice for improving the effectiveness of organizations with a holistic concern for Environment, Ethics and Society.
The institute is located in the south west of India at Manipal, Udupi District, Karnataka 


 Courses Offered

Post Graduate Diploma in Management - PGDM

The two year Post Graduate Programme has three terms in the first year, and two in the second year.

The First Year of the programme gives a through grounding in basic disciplines and broad functional areas and provide a strong foundation for advanced courses in second year. Accordingly, there courses in economics, behavioral sciences, quantitative techniques, computers and accounting, besides courses in functional areas of management like finance, marketing, production and operations, human resource management, organizational behavior and entrepreneurship.

The Second Year provides main opportunities  by offering the students a wide range of courses in their areas of interest.The institute offers advanced courses in Finance, Marketing, HRD, Systems and Entrepreneurships. Courses in Strategic management help students in developing a strategic view of all functional areas, skills for managing in a competitive environment and insights into strategic thinking.

Admission Process
Admission to both the Management Programmes i.e. PGDM and PGDEM is through the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted jointly by the six IIMs.

Based on scores in CAT / GMAT candidates will be short-listed and invited to participate in the subsequent TAPMI Admissions Process (GD/PI) to be held at Delhi, Kolkata, Banglore and Manipal. CAT is used only for short-listing. IIM has no role in the selection process or conduct of the PGDM programme

Final Selection will be based on performance in theTAPMI Admissions Process.

Fees and Expenses
The total programme fee is approx. Rs. 3,15,000 for the two-year programme. This excludes cost of text books (approx. Rs. 15,000), hostel (approx. Rs. 60,000), and living expenses (approx. 40,000).

Executive PGDM
The Executive PGDM Programme provides benefits to both the individual and the sponsoring organization. The immediate practical demands of the business world allow very few practicing managers to take time out to pursue a course of further study / education on a full time basis.

Admission Procedure
To apply for the Executive PGDM candidates should complete the below application form. Please address the envelope to the Programme Coordinator. For application and contact details kindly visit

The class rooms in TAPMI are modern and well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including LCD projectors OHPs, Computers, and White Boards. The class rooms can accommodate over 80 students each.

The library is housed in a spacious section of 6,000 sq. ft. with a seating capacity for over 100 users at a time. It has a rich collection of about 22,000 well-chosen books on all functional areas of management and related subjects.

The Periodical subscription includes around 200 Indian, 125 International journals and 12 business & general newspapers, 2,800 bound volumes of Business Journals are available in the library.

Reputed and internationally acclaimed electronic databases such as EBSCO, VANSCOM, CMIE, Encyclopedia Britannica, and CIER's index of companies are provided in the library.

TAPMI believes in use of Information Technology in all spheres of its activities in line with current trends specific to industry requirements. To facilitate this, TAPMI has an excellent infrastructure with the latest hardware, software and communication facilities.

About 176 Computers (PIV ,PIII and PII) including 39 installed at the hostels with LAN connection, provide continuous access to knowledge and information. These computers are networked with high-end IBM servers. Added to this is a leased line - 256 kbps Internet connection from STPI, Manipal, that renders 24 hours online availability of net connection to students and an additional 128 kbps ISDN Connection. Adequate number of high-speed LaserJet printers, CD writers, Scanners, UPS, etc. give peripheral support to the main hardware. Besides Hardware and Internet, the Institute has a good collection of latest softwarepackages.

TAPMI has fully furnished, spacious and modern residential hostel facility for its students. There are separate hostels for Ladies and Men. Mess facility is available in these hostels. Hostels are provided with emergency lighting and power, besides normal power supply. Each hostel has a common room with indoor game facility and TV. Both the Hostels are provided with computer facilities with internet connectivity on each floor, to enable students to carry out their academic work, report writing, data analysis etc. Students representatives and committees are entrusted with the responsibility of managing the computer infrastructure in hostels.


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