T. A. Pai Management Institute

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TAPMI - Manipal
TAPMI Logo.gif
Established 1980
Type Private business school
Director R.C. Natarajan, Ph.D.
Location Manipal, Karnataka, India
13°20′56.12″N 74°47′11.73″E / 13.3489222°N 74.7865917°E / 13.3489222; 74.7865917
Campus Rural, 42 acres (170,000 m2)
Website www.tapmi.edu.in

TAPMI - Manipal (popularly known by its acronym TAPMI) is a private autonomous business school in India. It was established in 1980 and is located in the university town of Manipal in Karnataka. It is the second B-School in India to get global accreditation to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) after Indian School of Business.[1] CRISIL graded TAPMI as A*** B-School both at national and Karnataka State levels for three consecutive years.[2]


T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) was established in 1980 in Manipal by T. A. Pai. The first fully residential two-year PGDM Program commenced in the year 1984-85 with a batch size of 48.[3][4]

TAPMI was accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business on 29 April 2012.[5][citation needed]. Third-party source needed.


TAPMI's programmes include a two-year residential post-graduate diploma in management, post-graduate programmes in healthcare management, banking and financial services, a Ph. D. programme, and an 18-month joint TAPMI and University of Dubai MBA programme. TAPMI collaborates with a number of business organisations to provide continuous learning and education to their executives.

TAPMI conducts student and faculty exchanges with Sheffield Hallam University, UK and with the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.


In 2013, Outlook India ranked TAPMI at 17th among top B-Schools in India. Business Today ranked TAPMI as no. 19 B-School (from no.45 in 2012) and The Week at no. 22 position among leading Indian B-Schools.[citation needed]


Events conducted by student committees include Atharva, the annual international B-School festival and Brandscan, the annual market research fair. The JoyFest (Joy of Giving), organized by the Social Endeavor Group of TAPMI to help the underprivileged, goes on for a week.


  • Pratibimb, The TAPMI's e-Magazine, is the conglomeration of the various specializations in MBA (Marketing, Finance, HR, Systems and Operations).[6]
  • UPDATE - annual magazine every year released at the Convocation with a comprehensive report on all the activities and achievements of the institute, its faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • TAPMI Research Newsletter at half yearly intervals in March and September.
  • A newsletter covers various activities and events that have taken place in the TAPMI community. It covers the faculty publications and awards, students and alumni.[7]
  • Alt+T, is a monthly issue by TAPMI’s literary committee. It includes articles by the professors and the students on any topic of their choice.


  1. ^ "TAPMI gets global accreditation". thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.crisil.com/ratings/bschool-school-grading-list.html
  3. ^ "About TAPMI-Introduction". tapmi.edu.in. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "About TAPMI-Mission Statement". tapmi.edu.in. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.tapmi.edu.in/know-us/aacsb-accreditation/
  6. ^ "Pratibimb". tapmi.edu.in. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Newsletter". tapmi.edu.in. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 

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