TAPMI Manipal Cut offs 2019: Value Added Two Step Admission Process; Apply by January 18, 2019

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January 7, 2019
TAPMI Manipal has announced the cut offs for admission 2019. The application process for PGDM 2019 will close on January 18, 2019. TAPMI follows two step admission process and will shortlist the candidates for final admission round on the basis of Profile and CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores. Admission at TAPMI is through a rigorous process and will be offered on the basis of seven components in final selection round
TAPMI Manipal Cut offs 2019

With your CAT 2018 score card in hand, the search for MBA admission 2019 in a highly ranked B-school with moderate percentile can zero-in at TAPMI Manipal. The B-schools can offer you admission at a CAT percentile score of 85 or so with no threshold minimum sectional cut off. However, you need to act quickly and should apply by January 18, 2019 as the last date to apply at TAPMI Manipal for PGDM admission 2019 closes on this date. Apart from CAT 2018 score, TAPMI will accept scores of XAT 2019 and GMAT. Apply Now

TAPMI is one of the highly ranked B-schools in India and also enjoys international accreditation. It is one of the 7 institutes in India and 5% of the business schools world- wide,to have been accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation, the oldest and toughest accreditation in the world of business education. TAPMI Manipal is also the 5thinstitution in India to have both the AACSB as well as Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation.

Last opportunity to Apply to Top B-schools with CAT & XAT Scores

TAPMI Last Date to Apply: January 18, 2019
TAPMI has announced the last date to apply as January 18, 2019 for PGDM Admission 2019. The Application should be submitted online. TAPMI will accept CAT 2018 score and XAT 2019 score in admission. If you have appeared in either of the two exam or both of the exams you can apply for admission 2019 till Jan 18. The application fee is Rs. 2100/- and should be paid online.

TAPMI Admission Cut Offs: For Candidates with Less Than 24 Months of Work Ex
Following overall minimum percentile in the CAT/XAT/GMAT entrance exam should be scored by the applicants to get shortlisted for final admission process by TAPMI Manipal. The exam wise admission 2019 score cut offs are based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.These cut offs are applicable for the applicants with less than 24 months of Work experience.

Cut off Percentile/score
CAT 2018
85 percentile
XAT 2019
85 Percentile
650 Score

TAPMI Admission Academic cut offs 2019
You should have scored following minimum percentage of marks from class 10 onwards to get admission in TAPMI Manipal

60% Marks
Class XII
60% Marks
Class X

TAPMI Profile Based Shortlisting: Applicable for 24 Months & Above Work Ex
For candidates with work experience of two years or more TAPMI follows profile-based shortlisting. Following parameters are used for Profile Based shortlisting:

  • Valid CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores (whichever is higher)
  • Academic profile (10th, 12th, Graduation, backlogs during graduation etc.)
  • Quality and Duration of work experience (type of company, total experience, etc.)
  • Extra-curricular achievements if any.

Students will be informed on the shortlist decision through email / sms to their registered email id and phone number.

TAPMI PGDM 2019-21 Fee
The programme fees payable by different PGDM programme students at TAPMI Manipal is as under:

Programme Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)

4 PGDM Programmes at TAPMI
TAPMI offers 4 full time PGDM programmes. They are Post Graduate Diploma in Management; Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Banking and Financial Services; Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Human Resources Management and Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Marketing and Sales Management.

While the 3 PGDM Programs at TAPMI are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the recently launched PGDM in Maketing and Sales Management is subject to AICTE approval. 

How to Apply for Admission
Application for Admission to PGDM 2019-21 batch at TAPMI should be submitted online. Last date to apply for admission is January 18, 2019. For all the 4 PGDM programmes, there is one common application form. The application fee at TAPMI is as below:

No. of Programmes Applied for
Application Fee
GST Charges
One PGDM Programme
18% GST Extra
Two PGDM Programmes
18% GST Extra
Three PGDM Programmes
18% GST Extra
Four PGDM Programmes
18% GST Extra

Application Process: Key Points

  • This application fee is to be paid online and is non-refundable
  • To apply for admission in TAPMI you should click on Admissions and enter your details in the window that opens with the click. It will lead you to application form.
  • TAPMI does not accept application in hardcopy mode. All applications must be submitted online.
  • Candidates have an option of making payment for application through online/credit card/debit card or using online banking payment facility.
  • The procedure may be changed depending on the developments that may arise.

TAPMI Admission Process
TAPMI Admission Process 2019 is a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria based on profile and entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria based on other key components apart from entrance exam score:

Shortlisting Process at TAPMI
The first part of TAPMI Admission Process is the shortlisting of candidates before final selection round. TAPMI will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:

  • TAPMI follows Profile-based shortlisting.
  • Profile considered for shortlisting consists of valid CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores (whichever is higher), academic profile (10th, 12th, Graduation, backlogs during graduation etc.), work experience (type of company, total experience, etc.), extra-curricular achievements if any.
  • The Statement of Purpose plays an important role in shortlisting.
  • Shortlist for each program is separate and independent of each other.
  • Shortlist in one program does not guarantee shortlist for the other program.
  • For candidates with work experience of two years or more TAPMI follows profile-based shortlisting.
  • Students will be informed on the shortlist decision through email/sms to their registered email id and phone number.
  • TAPMI will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. TAPMI will consider the best test score for shortlisting.

Final Selection Round

  • Post short-listing, applicants will be called for the final selection round (PI Round)
  • All the shortlisted candidates are to go through the final selection round by TAPMI to be held in February-March 2019
  • Final selection is based on CAT/XAT percentile/ GMAT Score, Academic Performance, Work Experience, Statement of Purpose, Written Ability Test, GD and performance in Personal Interview (PI)
  • The GD-PI-WAT will be held at Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and Manipal.
  • Final selection of the candidate is based CAT/XAT/GMAT (Overall Percentile); Verbal Ability Percentile; academic profile; work experience; WAT Score; GD Score and PI Score.  

Key Components of Final Selection at TAPMI

WAT Process at TAPMI (WAT)
TAPMI conducts Written Ability Test (WAT) to evaluate written capabilities of prospective students. WAT aims to evaluate Articulation and Technical (Grammar and Spellings) of the applicant.

GD Round at TAPMI
Group Discussions (GD) at TAPMI aims to evaluate ability of the applicant to interact within a group. GD aims at evaluating applicant’s skills in the area of Leadership, Problem Solving, Solution Orientation, Persuasion and Communication. Topics for GD will be based on current affairs/ issues debated in last five years.

PI Round at TAPMI
TAPMI will be conducting Behavioural Personal Interview to understand the applicant’s attitude towards management education. TAPMI will evaluate applicant’s ability in terms of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Leadership and Communication.

Programme wise TAPMI Intake 2019-21
TAPMI Manipal has a sanctioned intake of 470 students. The programme wise intake is as under:

Indian Domiciled
PIO / Foreign National
Over the years, TAPMI has recorded consistently high placements. TAPMI Manipal student has grabbed salary offer equal to Rs. 23.8 lakhs as international placement in the placement 2018. The T. A. Pai Management Institute has again achieved 100% placement for its largest batch of 468 students with a higher average salary which has gone upto Rs.10.60 lakhs as against Rs. 10.10 lakhs last year.

T. A. Pai Management Institute, known as TAPMI, located in the student city of Manipal, Karnataka was established in 1980. The PGDM programmes at TAPMI are AICTE approved and learning experience at TAPMI is good.  

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