About the College
The Late Shri Tonse Ananth Pai (T.A. Pai) was born on the 17th of January 1922, the eldest of four sons of the Late Shri Tonse Upendra Pai. After his early childhood spent in Udupi district, he went to Bombay (now, Mumbai) to pursue his education. He graduated in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics in 1943.

Shri T.A. Pai joined the Syndicate Bank in 1943 as Deputy Manager. After holding several positions in the bank and being the General Manager from 1944 to 1961, he rose to become the Managing director of the bank from 1962 to 1964. His stewardship of the bank is credited with a number of achievements – fastest growth, pioneering schemes, innovation in mobilisation of small savings, agricultural financing and focus on the common man.

He was appointed the Chairman of Food Corporation of India in 1965. After a little over one year, he rejoined the Syndicate Bank in 1966 and was appointed its Chairman in 1967. The Government of India appointed him Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation in 1970. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1972 and appointed the Union Minister for Railways. In 1973, he was given the responsibility for the newly created Ministry of Heavy Industries, and subsequently, additional charge of the Ministry of Steel and Mines. Shri Pai took over the responsibility of the Ministry of Industry and Civil Supplies in 1974, and thus became responsible for the industrial development of India.

Awards and recognition came his way in many forms. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1972. He was awarded the degree of D.Litt. by the Karnataka University in 1973. The Andhra University decorated him with the degree of D.Litt. in 1975.

TAPMI is one of the top ranking institutes in India known for its strong academic credentials and reputation. The institute has been recognized well by established and reputed business and industrial houses in India. Over the years, the institute has earned a name for its Post Graduate Programme in Management (equivalent to MBA) and the quality of talent it has developed among the students. Continuous improvement in the curriculum, structure and academic systems has contributed significantly to making TAPMI a preferred centre for management education.

As the programme is gaining in strength and reputation, students have found themselves ample opportunities for seeking responsible managerial positions. Over 1900 alumni of TAPMI are in positions of responsibility and pride in India and abroad.

TAPMI is located at Manipal, Udupi district, Karnataka. Manipal is known as the International University Town and has a cosmopolitan ambience. It is home to a large number of educational institutes for medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, arts and science, engineering and technology. Manipal is also known for its innovative development banking and financial services sector.

Business Courses Offered
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Finanace, Marketing, Human Resource).
Global MBA Program.

Accenture Services, Adventity, Amul, Angel Broking, Apollo Tyres, Ashok Leyland, BA Continuum Solutions, Big 92.7 FM, Capgemini Consulting, Citibank N.A, CitiCorp Finance, Cognizant Technology Solutions, CRISIL, Dabur, Darashaw & Co., DE SHAW, Deloitte Consulting,  Deutsche Bank, Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Emirates Techno Casting, Sharjah, FirstSource, Genpact, GMR Group, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co., Grant Thornton, etc.

About the Campus

The class rooms in TAPMI are modern and well equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including LCD projectors OHPs, Computers, and White Boards. The class rooms can accommodate over 80 students each.

The library is housed in a spacious section of 6,000 sq. ft. with a seating capacity for over 100 users at a time. It is open for long hours each day including Sundays. It has a rich collection of about 28,830 well-chosen books on all functional areas of management and related subjects.

Reputed and internationally acclaimed electronic databases such as EBSCO, CMIE, Encyclopedia Britannica, and CIER’s index of companies are provided in the library.

TAPMI believes in use of Information Technology in all spheres of its activities in line with current trends specific to industry requirements. Students are exposed to greater use of IT in learning and research. To facilitate this, TAPMI has an excellent infrastructure with the latest hardware, software and communication facilities.

TAPMI provides high end laptops to students and faculty with LAN connection (both wired and WiFi), provides continuous access to knowledge and information. These computers are networked with high-end IBM servers. Added to this is a leased line – 2MBPS (1:1)Internet connection from BSNL, and 1MBPS form STPI, that renders 24 hours online availability of net connection to students.

As well, the Institute has its own video-conferencing facility at Manipal and Bangalore (CEE) – both IP-based and via ISDN.

High-speed LaserJet printing facility, DVD writers, Scanners, UPS, etc. give the required peripheral support. Besides the Hardware and Internet, the Institute has a good collection of latest software packages.

T. A. Pai Management Institute
Manipal – 576 104
Karnataka, India
Phone: 91 820 2571358, 2573162, 2573163
Tele Fax: 91 820 2570699, 2570622
E-mail: director@mail.tapmi.org

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