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Research Infrastructure

Research Database

TAPMI subscribes to all leading academic database like Proquest, Ebscohost, to support research projects. It has a repository of more than 10 corporate database, and maintains more than 10 memberships of different organizations to access business cases and other reading materials. TAPMI has the largest Finance lab in India with 16 Bloomberg and 7 Reuters terminals.

Funding Support for Research

  • Professional Development Fund (PDF): TAPMI supports the professional development of faculty members through PDF. Currently, eligible faculty members can avail Rs.1,25,000/- per year under PDF to meet their respective research requirements. The purpose of PDF is to serve as a facility that enhances the professional capabilities of the faculty members in line with the mission of TAPMI. PDF can be carried forward to a maximum period of 5 years.
  • Faculty Development Fund: This fund acts as an additional source to support research engagements of newly joined faculty members not covered under PDF.
  • TAPMI Academic Research Grant (TARG): TAPMI has established TARG to meet the additional funding requirement beyond PDF to support faculty members, in conducting research project with high potential for publication. Under TARG, individual faculty member may be granted a maximum of Rs.1,00,000/- to conduct high quality research.

Other Research Support

  • Limited Teaching Hours: TAPMI has adopted a policy of restricting teaching workload for core faculty members to a maximum of 150 classroom contact hours in a year. This would enable faculty to dedicate sufficient time for producing quality research output.
  • Financial Incentives: TAPMI has developed a robust financial incentive system to promote quality research publication in highly ranked peer-reviewed journals. Faculty members are awarded credit points for publication in A*, A, and B ranked journal (without any capping). The credit points are converted in-to monetary incentives at the end of each year.
  • Encouragement for Collaborative Research: TAPMI encourages collaborative research and accordingly working on developing collaborative projects with selected business schools across the globe. In coming years, TAPMI plans to organize discipline-focused research conferences.