TAPMI Manipal: Best Management School In India With High Pay

Last Modified on : May 3, 2024

Established in 1980, T.A. Pai Management Institute or TAPMI Manipal is an autonomous institute in India. It is one of the famous and well-reputed business management schools in Manipal, Karnataka. 

The AICTE and AIU have recognized the university. However, it is accredited by the world’s most recognized business accreditation. This famous certificate has been earned only by 5% of top business schools worldwide.

Moreover, TAPMI Manipal was accredited by AMBA for three years in 2018 and re-accredited in 2021 for five years. It is one of India’s ten double crown institutes accredited by AACSB & AMBA. For further details, keep reading the post.


Courses Offered

Below is the list courses offered at UG and PG level in TAPMI.

PG courses at TAPMI

The institute offers both MBA and PhD courses to its candidates. It is also famous for its MBA program, which is offered across various specializations. This includes International Business, Marketing, Banking and Financial Services, Human Resource Management, and many others. Applicants need to appear and qualify for the national-level entrance tests such as GMAT, XAT, and CAT to get admission into these programs.

The institute also provides undergraduate program in two discipline: BBA (Hons.) and IPM. Check more about them below:


UG courses at TAPMI

1. BBA (hons.)

BBA (hons.) in TAPMI is provided at Yelahank in Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Those who want to make career out of it, can register themselves after their class 12th by fulfilling the minimum requirements it keeps. The entire BBA Hons. Course is of 4 years, however, if want to discontinue, you can do it in your 3rd year.


2. IPM

Students can now do the IPM or Integrated Program in Management in TAPMI, which is an integrated course of 5 years. This program contains the analytical, social, humanities, and management courses at one course.

Students who have passed their 10+2 must go for it for their management education.


Eligibility Criteria for UG and PG programmes at TAPMI

Eligibility for UG Eligibility for PG
Minimum 10+2 passed from a recognized board of India with alteast 60% minimum marks Minimum marks: above 50% in graduation from any stream
If passed from (HSC), there has to be English as compulsory subject Must have cracked any of the examinations: CAT, XAT, GMAT, NMAT, or CMAT
A student pursuing 10+2 can apply, but should score above 60% when result comes out. Final year student can also apply, but should score above 50%.
Good Academic Performance can contribute to the admission process for PG Programmes.


Admission Process

Admission to TAPMI Manipal for the academic year 2024-25 is based on scores obtained by the applicants on the entrance test. They will be shortlisted based on CAT and XAT entrance exams.

Once shortlisted, they will be called for further selection, including personal interviews and moderated group discussions. To get more details regarding the admission process for NRI students, tap here.

How to Apply for TAPMI Manipal?

The applicaiton process for TAPMI Manipal starts by filling out the form offered at the official site of TAPMI Manipal. Students can visit there and follow the steps.

There is a two step process for applying:

  • Registration: register to get the login credentials such as  log in ID and password.
  • Filling Out entire form: Put your details such as educational details, personal information, and many such.
  • After filling form, pay the application fees along with uploading the required documents.


Fees Structure

The program fees for all the UG and PG programs are given here. Have a look:


Fees For UG Programmes In TAPMI

Course Fees
BBA (hons.) 3.85 lacs/for first year
IPM 5 lacs for first year


Fees For UG Programmes In TAPMI

Program Tuition Fees (per year)
MBA-IB ₹ 8,67,000
MBA-HRM ₹ 8,67,000
MBA ₹ 8,67,000
MBA-Marketing ₹ 8,67,000
MBA-BKFS ₹ 8,67,000
MBA-Tech ₹ 8,00,000

Some other important fees for the academic year 2024-25 are also mentioned below:

  • Caution deposit: INR 40,000
  • Hostel fee: Nil.
  • Alumni Lifetime Membership fee: INR 20,000
  • International Immersion Program: INR 80,000 (only for MBA & MBA-IB Program students)
  • Training Cost at SBI and BSE: INR 50,000


Educational loan support

Students who are associated with TAPMI gets the opportunity to take loan easily for their studies. Those meritorious students can connect with the admission team of TAPMI and get the entire details. The institute is linked with many banks to keep the loan process simpler and helpful for their students. In case you need it, get more guides on this by visiting the official website of TAPMI.


In the last year in 2023, TAPMI Manipal has recorded a remarkable 100% placement. Below is the detail of number of placements have been done in different area of specialization. Have a look:

PGDM General 367
PGDM Marketing 36

The placement bar of TAPMI Manipal is increasing year by by, and we can see this in the numbers:

  • Increase by: 17% in PGDM GENERAL
  • Increase by: 6% in PGDM HRM
  • Increase by: 25% in PGDM BKFS
  • Increase by: 28% in PGDM MARKET


This package growth was seen in 2023. Ahead in the game, we can expect this figure touching high through the time.


Top Recruiting Companies

Below are some of the top recruiting companies that visit the college campus for placements:

  • Accenture
  • Adani
  • Airtel
  • Capgemini
  • Bluestone
  • TVS
  • Tech Mahindra
  • HDFC Bank
  • Dell
  • Deloitte


B-School Rankings

Sl No Magazine / Agency Rank
1 (NIRF) India Rankings 2021 # 32 in Management Category
2 QS World University Rankings: Masters in Management Rankings 2022 #151+ band
QS World University Rankings: Masters in Finance Rankings 2022 #151+ band
3 Business Today


# 04 in South Zone
# 08 in Future Orientation# 21 Overall Rank
# 10 among Private B-Schools in India
4 Outlook (ICARE) # 05 among Private MBA Institutions in India
# 04 among Private Standalone Institutions
# 02 among Private B Schools – South Zone
5 Careers360 # 05 among Private B-Schools in India
6 Data Science Education Ranking 2021 (Analytics India Magazine) TAPMI-Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. program is ranked 3rd in India in the full-time program category


7 BusinessWorld # 07 among Private B-Schools in India

# 18 Overall Rank

# 01 among Private B Schools – South Zone

8 MBAUniverse.com # 20 Overall Rank


Contact Information 

T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

PB No. 9, Manipal, Karnataka.

Pincode: 576104 (Landmark: Manipal, Alevoor Road: TAPMI new campus)

Email address: tapmi@manipal.edu


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