Tapmi Manipal PGDM Admission

TAPMI MBA Admission 2018 - T. A. Pai Management Institute

Last Date to Apply

16 January 2018

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TAPMI MBA Admission 2018 will be based on CAT/XAT 2018/GMAT scores followed by WAT/Personal Interviews. The application process for PGDM in TAPMI Manipal has started from 7 November 2017. TAPMI or T.A. Pai Management Institute offers the following 2 years Post Graduate programs. The admission to these programmes will be based on the scores obtained by the candidates in CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT. Scroll down to get the complete information of TAPMI MBA Admission 2018.

PGDM Post Graduate Diploma in Management
PGDM-BKFS Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Banking and Financial Services
PGDM-HC Post Graduate Diploma in Management-HealthCare Management
PGDM HRM  Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
(Subject to AICTE Approval)


TAPMI Manipal PGDM Dates 2018


Event Date
TAPMI Admission Application Sale Commencement 7 November 2017
TAPMI Admission Application Sale Close 16 January 2018
Communication about TAPMI Admission Process Stage-2 shortlist 15 February 2018
Stage-2 of TAPMI Admissions Process 18 February to 10 March 2018
TAPMI Admissions Final Selection First List Announcement 2 April 2018
Commencement of PGDM First Year Term I 1 July 2018


TAPMI Manipal Seats DIstribution



Total Seats


420 seats


60 seats


60 seats

TAPMI Manipal provides 5% quota for NRI candidates.

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TAPMI MBA Eligibility criteria

TAPMI PGDM and PGDM-BKFS Eligibility

Academic qualification: The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in pattern 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 in any discipline, recognised by the AIU to be eligible for Post-Graduation with at least 50% overall aggregate marks.

Professional Qualification: The candidates with professional qualification like Chartered Accountant, Cost Accounting and Company Secretary.

  • The candidates appearing in the final year of the graduation may also apply.

Valid Scores: The valid scores of CAT 2017, XAT  and GMAT 2016 & 2017 are applicable.

TAPMI PGDM-HC Eligibility

Academic Qualification: The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in pattern 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 in medical/para-medical/pharma, recognised by AIU to be eligible for Post-Graduation with at least 50% overall aggregate marks.

  • The students of the final year may also apply.

Valid Scores: The valid scores of CAT 2017, XAT, GMAT 2016 & 2017 and MAT September & December 2017 are applicable.



CAT 2017

< 12 months 85 percentile 90 percentile 85 percentile

CAT 2017

> = 12 months Profile based Profile based Profile based

XAT 2018

< 12 months 85 percentile 90 percentile 85 percentile

XAT 2018

> = 12 months Profile based Profile based Profile based


< 12 months 650 650 650


> = 12 months Profile based Profile based Profile based

TAPMI MBA Application form and Admit Card

TAPMI Manipal MBA Application Form can only be filled Online by the candidates. The candidates must read the instructions carefully before the application form. The candidate can apply for multiple programs in the single application form.

Steps to fill TAPMI MBA Application Form

The candidates must follow the steps given below to fill TAPMI MBA Application Form:

  • Step 1 Register: The first step to fill the registration form is to register. The candidates are required to enter the important credentials to register for the application form.
  • Step 2 Complete the application form: After the successful registration, the candidates must enter all the information given in the application form completely and carefully such as personal information, contact details, educational information etc.
  • Step 3 Submit: The candidates must submit their duly filled in application form online.

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Payment of TAPMI Manipal MBA Application Fees 

The candidates need to pay the application fees via two modes. They are as follows:

  • Online Payment Gateway: The candidates can pay using any of the online payment gateways that are Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking. No offline mode of payment is accepted.

Submission of TAPMI Manipal MBA Application Form

Candidates are advised to check the details of the application form before the final submission because once the application gets submitted then the candidates will not be able to do any changes. All the applications are to be submitted in online mode only. APplications submitted in offline mode will be considered rejected.


The candidates have to pay the application fee(Non-Refundable) as given in the table below. The candidates can pay the application fee Online via Debit Card/Credit Card/ Net Banking at the time of the Online application submission.

 No. of Programs Opted

General Candidates

NRI Candidate

One Programs

Rs 1,500+GST

Rs 3100 or USD 50

Two Programs

Rs 2,500+GST

Rs 4500 or USD 75

Three Programs

Rs 3,500+GST

Rs 6000 or USD 100


TAPMI Fees Structure for PGDM Programs


Course Name

Indian candidates

International Candidates


Rs 14 Lakh

36,000 USD


Rs 9.50 Lakhs

26,000 USD   


Rs 15 Lakh 36,000 USD

The fee structure provided above excluding monthly food bill of approx Rs. 3,500

TAPMI MBA Result and Counselling

TAPMI Manipal Admission will be based on CAT/XAT/GMAT scores for PGDM and PGDM-BKFS programme and CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT scores for PGDM-HC sores.

  • The shortlisted candidates will be called for WAT/Personal Interviews (PI) or other evaluation components of TAPMI. The candidates will be basically selected based on high scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT scores and good profile with educational excellence, work experience, extra-curricular activities participation and clarity of purpose, candidates are shortlisted and invited to participate in the subsequent TAPMI Admission Process.
  • The candidates who have been selected by TAPMI for admission process need to produce proof of graduation completion of Graduation by the time they join TAPMI Manipal PGDM Programmes and also submit their mark lists and other testimonials within the stipulated date.

TAPMI WAT and Personal Interview Schedules


Tentative WAT – PI dates



Dates (Last Year)


Hotel Sarovar Portico Bavans
College Road, Khanpur,

 24 to 25 February


Davanam Sarovar Portico Suites
Davanam Plaza, Opp.
Madiwala Police Station,
Hosur Main Road,
Bangalore – 560068.


18 to 21 February 


Radha Regent, 171
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Salai, Inner Ring Road,  
Arumbakkam, Chennai.

 26 to 27 February


Hotel Gokulam Park Kochi
Opp. P.V.S. Hospital,
Kaloor, Kochi.

 23 to 24 February


Hotel Aditya Park, Ameerpet,

 23 to 25  February


Manipal University,
Jaipur Dehmi Kalan Village,
Tehsil Sanganer,
Jaipur Ajmer express Highway
Jaipur 303007

26 February


Hotel Monotel DM-2,
Salt Lake, Sector-V,
Kolkata – 700 091.

18 to 21 February 


T. A. Pai Management Institute
Manipal 576 104

04 March 


 K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management
Studies & Research,Vidyanagar,
Vidya Vihar, Mumbai 400077.

18 to 22 February 

New Delhi

Paharpur Business Centre No. 21,
Nehru Place Greens,
New Delhi 110019.

28 February to  05 March


TAPMI MBA Exam pattern

The candidates must follow the exam pattern and syllabus of the required entrance exam that is CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT.

CAT Exam: Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted for admission to various Post Graduation Management programs in IIMs and various other Indian universities and colleges. Candidates can get the complete CAT exam pattern by following the link below.

CAT Exam Pattern

XAT Exam:  Xavier Aptitude Test  (XAT) is conducted for the screening of the best candidates of India for MBA Admissions across the reputed B-Schools of India. Find the complete syllabus for XAT by following the link below.

XAT Syllabus

GMAT Exam: Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) is a computer-adaptive exam that is used to take admission into Management Program such as MBA, MBA in Finance, Accountancy related courses. Get the complete GMAT syllabus by following the link below.

GMAT Syllabus

TAPMI MBA Important details

TAPMI has good Placement opportunities for the students of PGDM. TAPMI had an unbroken record from past 30 years. 87 new companies present on campus. The average salary of the students was 9.24 Lakh per annum. TAPMI Students has been offered diverse jobs in different profiles from the industry. 

Few List of Recruiting Organisations: IBM, HSBC, Honeywell, Axis Bank, Infosys, ACG Worldwide, Capgemini, Titan, L & T Finance, Ernst and Young, NIIT technologies, TCS etc.

TAPMI Placement

Tapmi Manipal Placement Overview


T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) 
P.B No:9, Manipal – 576 104, 

Phone: +91 820 2701000
Fax: +91 820 2570699
Email: tapmi@tapmi.edu.in

For admission related queries:
Phone: 0820-2701010/1070

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