TAPMI admission process 2018 is expected to begin in first week of November, 2017. Check all the details on TAPMI institute here.
TAPMI Admission 2018 – T.A. Pai Management Institute is one of the leading management institutes of India. It is situated in Manipal and offers two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Management. Its motive is to push students to go beyond their limitations and review their restrictions to attain quality in business. This two-year period of the course involves decision-making – with its subsequent results. Students will have to do a lot of hard work as TAPMI management programme is based on experimental learning and makes use of the case-study approach to simulate situations which they can face in future as manager. The program is recognized by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and the world-renowned Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and it is recognized by The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to an MBA degree. TAPMI offers specializations in several fields i.e. Marketing, Operations, Human Resource, Finance, IT and General Management.
The application process of TAPMI admission 2018 is expected to begin from the first week of November, 2017. Candidates will be notified and the link to apply for the same will be provided on this page as soon as the application form will be released. Admission will be given on the basis of CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT exam.
TAPMI Admission 2018 – Important Dates
Candidates must note the important dates of TAPMI management entrance test. The entire schedule of the admission process is given in the table below:
Application process will begin
First week of November, 2017
Last date of Application procedure (CAT based applications)
First week of February, 2018
Last date of Application procedure (XAT &GMAT based applications)
First week of February, 2018
Writing Ability Test and Interview
3rd week of February, 2018
Final result declaration
TAPMI Application Process 2018
TAPMI admission procedure will be comprised of two-stage for admitting candidates to its Post Graduate Diploma in Management. Candidates will need to submit valid CAT/XAT/GMAT scores. These are mandatory prerequisites to qualify for the admission process consisting of WAT / Personal Interviews or other evaluation components the Institute deems fit. On the basis of cut-off scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT admission will be granted. Apart from this, academic excellence, work experience, participation in extra-curricular activities and clarity of purpose, candidates will be short-listed and invited to participate in the later TAPMI Admissions Process.
Factors Affecting TAPMI Admission Process 2018
- Scores obtained in CAT/XAT/GMAT along with sectional scores
- Past academic track record in Class X, XII and UG degree
- Scores obtained in Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) along with scores for quality and tenure of work experience form part of the Overall Merit Score. Students who are professional members of ICAI / ICSI or charter holders of CFA are given additional weightage in the selection process.
Eligibility Criteria for TAPMI Admission 2018
Candidates must fulfill the eligibility norms of TAPMI 2018 admission process. If any candidate will fail to qualify the eligibility criteria, he/she will be disqualified at the time of document verification procedure.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM): Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must hold a Graduate Degree (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) in any discipline, recognized by the AIU as eligible for Post- Graduation, with minimum 50% marks. Candidates must have the valid scores of CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT 2016 & 2017.
For Bachelor’s degree, the percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated as per the practice followed by the respective Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to the percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ Institution. If any University verifies that there is no system to convert CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100. Final year students of graduation can also apply for TAPMI admission with the aggregate percentage till the last semester cleared. However, such candidates, if selected by TAPMI, will have to submit proof of completion of graduation by the time they join the PGDM programs and submit all the required documents and other testimonials within the specific time period. If the Degree is obtained from a foreign Institute/University, AIU equivalence certificate has to be submitted by the candidate. Professional qualifications like Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting, and Company Secretary must fulfill the requirement of graduation.
For calculating percentages of marks obtained in HSC/ SSC Examination, the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet would be considered irrespective of the Boards regulation.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services (PGDM-BKFS)
The admission procedure is similar to the PGDM program given above. Based on the Interview procedure for the BKFS, candidate’s evaluation for Financial Markets, Banking System, and advancements in the Financial Services world will be done. They should have familiarity with Calculus, Probability and Matrix (Class XII Level) in addition. Qualification criteria as for Academic foundation (Class X, XII and Under-Graduation) for the BKFS candidates are like those of PGDM candidates. Any applicant applying for both PGDM and BKFS projects should undergo two separate interviews.
Scores obtained in CAT/XAT/GMAT along with sectional scores, past academic track record in Class X, XII and UG degree, scores obtained in Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) along with scores for quality and tenure of work experience form part of the Overall Merit Score will be taken into consideration while selecting the candidates. Students who are professional members of ICAI / ICSI or charter holders of CFA will be given additional weightage in the selection process.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Healthcare (PGDM – HCM)
The admissions procedure is similar to that for the PGDM program above. Eligibility criteria for applicants with non-medical background with respect to Academic requirements (Class X, XII and Under-Graduation) are similar to those of PGDM applicants.
For applicants with Medical / Paramedical background MAT Scores are considered in addition to CAT / XAT / GMAT. Examples of medical & paramedical degree include MBBS, BDS, BAMS, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy etc. Engineering degrees such as Biomedical Engineering., Biotechnology etc. are not considered under medical/paramedical degrees.
Valid scores of CAT 2016, XAT 2017, GMAT 2015 & 2016 and MAT Sept & Dec 2016.
Admission under NRI Category
Candidates applying under NRI quota must satisfy ONE of the three criteria listed hereunder and other eligibility criteria remain same as that of above three programs.
- Must have graduated from a University/Institute abroad within the last three years [OR]
- At least one of your parents must be an NRI at the time of this application [OR]
- You must be sponsored by a blood relative who is an NRI
Admission under PIO/Foreign Nationals Category
An international applicant is one who is not an Indian citizen. The admissions process and eligibility criteria remain same as Indian National students.
Person of Indian Origin (PIO): Shall mean the persons who are citizens of other countries (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) who at any time held an Indian passport, or who or either of his/her parents or any of his/her grandparents was a citizen of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Sec 2(b) of Citizenship Act 1955.
Foreign Nationals: This category means the citizens of all countries apart from India, who are not of Indian origin as defined under PIO. A total of 45 seats in the PGDM program are authorized for Foreign Nationals and PIO’s by the AICTE. This limit is over and the above the 420 Indian National students permitted by the AICTE. International applicants residing outside India: The application deadline for International applicants residing out of India would be March 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be required to give interviews over Skype.
International applicants residing in India: The application deadline for International applicants residing in India shall be the same as Indian National applicants. These applicants would need to personally attend the interviews scheduled at one of the ten Centers along with other Indian national applicants. Center wise dates are given under the Important Dates tab.
WAT/PI Centers for Admissions 2017:
Candidates can check the tentative list of centres of writing ability test and interview below:
- New Delhi
CAT/XAT/GMAT Scores are used only for short-listing of candidates for WAT/PI. IIMs, XLRI or GMAC have no role in the selection process or conduct of the PGDM program. Final Selection is based on the performance in the TAPMI Admissions Process.
TAPMI Admission Course Wise Fee Details
The current academic fee for two years payable by students admitted for the PGDM Program is Rs.14.00 lakhs-including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
For NRI/PIO/Foreign National candidates – USD 36,000 including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
PGDM – Healthcare
The current academic fee for two years payable by students admitted for the PGDM – Healthcare Program is Rs.9.50 lakhs-including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
For NRI candidates – USD 26,000-including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
PGDM – BKFS
The current academic fee for two years payable by students admitted for the PGDM – BKFS Program is Rs.15.00 lakhs-including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
For NRI candidates – USD 36,000 including hostel fees and excluding monthly food bill of approx. Rs.3500/-
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