The fee payable for the one year, residential EPGP-EG program is Rs. 5,25,000 plus service tax of 12.36%. This amount is inclusive of tuition fee, text books, board and single occupancy, non-air-conditioned lodging. The students will be expected to bring their own laptops and to bear their own travel costs. Students desirous of air-conditioned accommodation may be given this facility for an additional annual fee.
Candidates working in State Government Departments, Public and Private sector organizations may seek sponsorship [from their Dept./Organization].
Department of IT, Govt. of India and the State Governments concerned had sponsored the total fee of Rs.5,25000 in the ratio of 4.25:1 for the selected State Government candidates of the first two batches and the same method will be followed for EPGP-EG 2012-13.
Note: Candidates working with State Governments in India and seeking Government sponsorship should send their application through the proper channel. However, an advance copy may be sent to TAPMI. The Government of India envisages the EPGP-EG as a major capacity building initiative and selected candidates could explore the possibility of financial support for program fees through the Department of IT of the respective State Government.
Those intending to avail of educational loans may note that the following banks have operations in Manipal.
Students are expected to bring their own laptops.