TAPMI to begin online registration for PGDM programme from October 15

TAPMI to begin online registration for PGDM programme from October 15
Team Careers360 | Oct 14, 2020 - 11:05 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI- TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal (TAPMI) has released admission notification for its two year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme in which it has mentioned that the application process will begin from October 15. Prior to filling the application form, aspiring candidates must fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria. TAPMI offers various specializations in PGDM programmes. Candidates should have a valid scorecard of CAT, XAT or GMAT before they register for the programme.

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TAPMI PGDM Admission- Important Dates



TAPMI Admission Application Commencement

October 15, 2020

TAPMI Admission Application Close

December 11, 2020

Communication about TAPMI Admission Process Stage-2 shortlist

After CAT and XAT result

Stage-2 of TAPMI Admissions Process

To be announced on December 15, 2020

TAPMI Admissions Final Selection First List Announcement

March 22, 2021

Commencement of PGDM First Year Term I

July 1, 2021

*Provided dates are tentative and subject to change.

TAPMI PGDM Admission- Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have done their graduation with not less than 50% marks (Those who are pursuing their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for TAPMI PGDM admission) However, the admission shall be cancelled if they are unable to obtain less than 50% in their graduation.

  • Apart from that candidates should have a valid scorecard of CAT 2020, XAT 2021 or GMAT (2016-2021)

TAPMI PGDM Admission- Programme Offered & Fees

TAPMI offers four PGDM programmes.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resource Management

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Marketing

TAPMI PGDM Programme- Fee Structure


Tuition Fee

Year I

Year II

Indian Domiciled

INR 7.55 lakhs

INR 7.55 lakhs


INR 7.55 lakhs

INR 7.55 lakhs


USD 20000

USD 20000

PIO/ OCI/ Foreign Nationals

USD 20000

USD 20000

TAPMI PGDM Admission- Application fee and mode of application

Candidates fulfilling the above-mentioned eligibility criteria will have to pay the application fee (Non-refundable) while filling the application form. Check the details of the TAPMI PGDM admission application fee.

  • One programme- INR 2100 + 18% GST

  • Two programme- INR 2500 + 18% GST

  • Three Programmes – INR 4000 + 18% GST

  • Four Programmes – INR 6000 + 18% GST

  • Mode of application- Online

TAPMI PGDM Admission/ Selection process

Valid Entrance Exam scores

  • For Indian Domiciled & CIGW: CAT 2020, XAT 2021 & GMAT (2016 to 2021)

  • For NRI Candidates: CAT / XAT / GMAT / NMAT / SNAP / ATMA / CMAT / MAT

  • For PIO / Foreign Nationals: GMAT (compulsory) and IELTS (if required)

Stage 1- Shortlisting

A. For Candidates with work experience of less than 20 months


Cutoff (Minimum)

CAT 2020

85 Percentile

XAT 2021

85 Percentile




60 percent


60 percent


60 percent

B. For Candidates with work experience of more than 20 months

TAPMI follows “Profile-based shortlisting.” Profile considered for shortlisting consists of:

  • Valid CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores (whichever is higher)

  • Academic profile (10 th , 12 th , Graduation, Overall academic performance, etc.)

  • Work experience (type of company, total experience in months, etc.)

  • Extra-curricular achievements (State/ National/ International) if any

  • The Statement of Purpose plays a vital role in shortlisting

Stage II Process: English Proficiency Test (EPT)+ Moderated Group Discussion (MGD) + Personal Interview (PI)

Mode of Stage II Process: Online

  1. English Proficiency Test (EPT): EPT assesses the English proficiency across listening, writing, and reading skills of the applicant.

  2. Moderated Group Discussions (MGD): Moderated Group Discussions aims to evaluate the ability of the applicant to interact within a group and enrich the discussion. MGD aims at evaluating applicant’s skills in Problem Solving, Confidence and Assertiveness, Persuasion, Collaboration and Communication. Topics for MGD will be based on current affairs/ issues debated in the last five years. An important change for the forthcoming process is to restrict the number of candidates to 6 per group and have the discussion moderated by the faculty panel.

  3. Personal Interview (PI): TAPMI’s objective for conducting a personal interview is to understand the applicant’s attitude towards management education. To ensure the same TAPMI will be conducting Behavioural Personal Interview. TAPMI will evaluate applicant’s ability in terms of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Leadership, and Communication.

Final Selection

The final selection of the candidates is based on the scorecard of CAT/ XAT/ GMAT (Overall Percentile) + Verbal Ability Percentile + Academic profile + EPT score + Work experience + MGD Score + PI score.

TAPMI PGDM Admission- Contact Details

Contact Us (Address & Admission team contact number)

Address: T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

P.B. No. 9, Manipal – 576 104, Karnataka, India.

Email: admissions@tapmi.edu.in

Tel: 0820 270 1010/ 1070/ 1080/ 1090

Mobile: +91 9482701000

Website: www.tapmi.edu.in/admissions

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