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TAPMI’s victory at the ‘Innovative Bschool Awards’. TAPMI has won maximum awards, totally 6 in number. They are:

  • Overall CSR Award
  • Best Assessment Tool for Measuring Skills
  • Best B-School with Innovative Marketing to the Target Segment
  • Best Student in Management school
  • B-School Leadership Award
  • Visionary Leadership Award


TAPMI has received 4 awards in 22nd Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta Business School Awards held at Mumbai.

  • B-School Leadership Award
  • Business School with Best Acadc Input (Syllabus) in Finance
  • Business School with Best Academic Input (Syllabus) in Marketinemig
  • Best Placement Brochure


TAPMI honoured with SILVER AWARD by DR. SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY at the 5th Indian Management Conclave, AUGUST 2014.


TAPMI was awarded, Business School with Best Industry Interface at the Hindustan Unilever- BSA- Dewang Mehta Business School Awards held in Mumbai on October 23, 2013.


TAPMI received GOLD AWARD for the presentation on Assurance of Learning (AoL) made at the 4th Indian Management Conclave organised by MBAUniverse during August 02-03, 2013 at New Delhi. The prizes were given away by Honorable Minister of State for HRD, Dr. Shashi Tharoor. The Presentation was on the Theme 3- Improving Core Product: Innovations in Curriculum Delivery.


APRIL 2013

TAPMI, Manipal received the ASSOCHAM NATIONAL EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARD 2013 held at Hotel Imperial, Janpath, New Delhi on April 09, 2013, for the Best Business School in the South Region. The Award was handed over by the Honorable Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India, Dr. M Mangapati Pallam Raju.


TAPMI received 4 Awards at a function held in Delhi on January 21, 2013. The Event was organised by MBA by Choice- Discovery Education Media Pvt. Ltd.

The four awards are

  • B-school Leadership Award
  • Best B-school Award- South India
  • Best Director Award- South India (Dr. R C Natarajan)
  • Best Placement Head Award- All India (Dr. H S Srivatsa)

TAPMI has been selected for the Institutional Appreciation Award from AIMS International on January 07 in recognition of its outstanding contributions to AIMS International and Management Education.


TAPMI is awarded Best B-School and Best Placement Brochure in 20th Dewang Mehta B-School Affaire 2012.

Eduniversal Worldwide Business School Rankings on Indian Business Schools – Ranking 2012 has awarded 3 Palmes Excellent Business School to TAPMI for the 4th consecutive year.
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Eduniversal Ranking


TAPMI has been awarded A*** (National) and A*** (State) by CRISIL.

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TAPMI was honoured with Quality Management Education & Accreditation Award from AIMS (Association of Indian Management Schools) Hyderabad on 27 August.

JUNE 2012

TAPMI received South Asian Academy Education Awards for Best Management School, Award for Academic Excellence and Best Infrastructure Award for 2012 at a brief function held at Hotel The Bell & Convention Centre, near Majestic Bus Stand, Bangalore.. In all, 56 applications were received in different categories (like Engineering, Management, etc) from all over India, 25 were shortlisted and 10 Institutes / Colleges were awarded.

Best Management School
Award for Academic Excellence
Best Infrastructure Award

APRIL 2012

AACSB- International Accreditation

TAPMI earned accreditation of its postgraduate program by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business ( TAPMI joins an elite group of institutions that have achieved business accreditation from AACSB International. TAPMI is the first AICTE approved B-School in India to achieve this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education. Only seven business schools in India, and less than 5% worldwide, have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.

TAPMI received “Top Institute of India” Award on April 28 at CSR Awards Night in New Delhi. TAPMI has been honored with this award for the second consecutive year. Prof. Chowdari Prasad, Dean-Branding & Promotions received the award on behalf of the Institute.


TAPMI was Awarded Business School with Best Academic Input Syllabus in Finance at the 19th BSA & Dewang Mehta Business School Awards , which was held in Mumbai on 26th November, 2011 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.

Eduniversal Worldwide Business School Rankings on Indian Business Schools – Ranking 2011 has awarded 3 Palmes Excellent Business School to TAPMI for the 3rd consecutive year.

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Eduniversal Ranking


TAPMI received the AIMS-WESCHOOL Innovation Award

TAPMI received AIMS-WESCHOOL Innovation Award at 23rd AIMS Annual Management Education Convention 2011, organised by Association of Indian Management Schools, at Bhubaneswar on 26 – 27th August 2011.

The award was based on the presentation made by Prof. R C Natarajan on the innovation in engaging PGP students of TAPMI through various experiential learning techniques during marketing management courses including the experience of OMEGA, BrandScan and other simulation games. There were 13 entries for the award and TAPMI was adjudged as the B-School for Best Innovation in Management Education.

Dr. A S Vasudev Rao received the Certificate & the Gold Medal. Prof. Chowdari Prasad had also represented.

AIMS-WE School Innovation Award image.

TAPMI has been conferred with Dr. J. J. Irani award for the Best Management Institute by Dr. P. N. Singh Foundation, Mumbai. The award was presented at the 13th Annual Convention on Leadership at IES Institute, Mumbai on 18th November 2011 in the presence of 800 delegates. It was received by Prof. Chowdari Prasad on behalf of TAPMI.

Dr. J. J. Irani award for the Best Management Institute

JULY 2011

AICTE approval received for increasing the intake

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has recently given TAPMI green signal for increasing the intake of students from 180 to 300. At a time when many institutions find it difficult to manage the existing strength of students, the news of approval for additional 120 seats to TAPMI has brought to the fore the capabilities of TAPMI in managing and nurturing wealth creators.

JUNE 2011

CRISIL grading TAPMI with “A ***” at national and state level

CRISIL Business School Grading has rated TAPMI with an “A Triple Star” grading in their national as well as state level Grading of Management Educational Institutions in the country on par with SP Jain, NMIMS, XIMB, IIFT and MDI. This is valid up to March 23, 2012.

CRISIL’s ratings process is designed to ensure that all ratings are based on the highest standards of independence and analytical rigour. CRISIL employs a multi-layered, decision-making process in assigning a rating.

The CRISIL Grading aims to help B-schools achieve higher degrees of academic excellence, establish the right profile of institutes and showcase an institute’s quality to students, faculty and employers across India. This Grading system is India’s first independent and rigorous grading service for the education sector. Through this service, CRISIL aims to recognise and nurture quality management education, while helping employers and aspiring management graduates find business schools that best match their needs. The rating process normally takes three to four weeks starting with a rating request from the issuer, and the signing of a rating agreement.

The information has been published in CRISIL website:

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CRISIL grading award

APRIL 2011

Competition Success Review declares TAPMI as “Top Management Institute”

Recently, TAPMI was declared as “Top Management Institute” by one of the leading magazines of India – Competition Success Review. CSR, as it’s been called over the years, has been a forerunner in providing guidance for budding civil services aspirants and other Competitive exam candidates to achieve their goals. This recognition coming from one of the leading magazines has been another addition to the laurels of TAPMI. It should also be noted that, in an earlier survey last year Competition Success Review had ranked TAPMI at 15th in the country.


TAPMI is award Outstanding B-school(South) from STAR NEWS National B-school Award scheduled on 12th February, 2011 at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai.

TAPMI is award B-School Leadership from DNA & Stars of the Industry Group Present Innovative B-School scheduled on 12th February, 2011 at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai.


Indus foundation ( has selected TAPMI for Excellence in Education Award for the year 2010 and received the award in Indo-Global Education Summit.


  • The Week has ranked TAPMI as 15th overall best B-School in India
  • CSR-GHRDC 2010 has ranked TAPMI 16th best Business School in India
  • Business India has ranked TAPMI as the 28th best Business School among the top 50 schools
  • TAPMI has been ranked Number 1 among private business schools in South India by Bhaskar Lakshya


  • Indian Management (monthly) of AIMA awarded TAPMI A2 level.

  • OUTLOOK ranked TAPMI 21st out of the top 75 Best B-Schools in India – (this includes both Private & Government Colleges). OUTLOOK ranked TAPMI 10th out of the top Private B-Schools in India

AUGUST 2010 ranked TAPMI 21st out of the 80 Schools ranked. To read more about this, please visit


JUNE 2010

TAPMI Ranked No. 21 among B-schools

Business Today ranked TAPMI 13th out of India’s 13 Top B-School recruiters – 2010.

APRIL 2010

Dainik Bhaskar Lakshya ranked TAPMI 10th among Top 50 Private B- Schools in India.

MARCH 2010

Businessworld ranked TAPMI 21st out of 111 B-Schools in India and for Intellectual Capital TAPMI was ranked at 34th out of 111 and for Infrastructure 37th out of 110.

During last two months viz., Jan 2010 onwards, TAPMI has been ranked by

  • Career-360 in Feb 2010 ranked 21 out of 50 Best B-Schools surveyed;
  • Human Factor (Feb 2010) ranked 21 out of 70 B-Schools surveyed and 12 for Placements in 2009;
  • B-School rankings 2010 at 28th position out of 55 Schools surveyed;
  •, 2nd World Convention ranking of Best Business Schools in the World – with 3 Palmes Certificate for 2009 (continued as 2008).

In addition to the above four rankings so far in 2010, TAPMI has also been featured in

  • Advanc’edge MBA January 2010.
  • Career 360 (full page no. 119) in the February issue,
  • Outlook Business, February 20, 2010 (page no. 47 and 58-59) on e-GPX and Executive Education Program
  • Business India – B Schools Directory 2010 on Page No. 273
  • The Week Magazine of March 07, 2010, Page no. 71 for Students event, Atharva (with a caption: Youth Fest – The Perfect Fusion).


TAPMI has been ranked No. 21 amongst B-schools in India by Careers360. To learn more about this click on this link:



In a survey carried out by the Business and Economy magazine in collaboration with ICMR, New Delhi, that saw the participation of thirty leading Indian Business Schools including the IIMs, the ISB, JBIMS, SP Jain, XLRI, IIFT, MDI, IMI, GLIM and NITIE, TAPMI was ranked No. 17. The results were published in the December 10th 2009 issue of the Business & Economy as the Dec 7th issue of the Sunday Indian. The jury consisted of eminent professionals like Mr Naresh Gupta (MD of Adobe India), Dr. Sanjeev P. Sahni (Head-Strategic HR, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.), Mr Girish G. Vaidya (Director, Infosys Leadership Institute), Mr V. Balakrishnan (Chief Financial Officer, Infosys), and Dr Brian Tempest (Former CEO, Ranbaxy).

Business India announced its B-Schools Ranking for 2009.


Dewang Mehta Business School Award for TAPMI

In the 17th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta Award ceremony, held at Mumbai on Nov. 5, 2009, TAPMI was adjudged as one of the best 5 business schools in the country (including IIMs) with the best Marketing curriculum. Dr. Simon George, Dean Academics of TAPMI, received the award on behalf of the institute.

TAPMI ranked in the category A2 by Indian Management

Indian Management, the journal of AIMA, New Delhi, ranked TAPMI in the category of A2 in its October 2009 special issue on its Survey of Best B-Schools with an overall score of 85/100. IMRB is the research associate for this survey. The same results will also appear in Business Standard.

The survey covered 285 B-Schools across the country. The various categories under which these B-Schools were ranked are – Super League (10 Schools with a score of 95/100), A1 (9 Schools with scores of 95 and 90), A2 (28 Schools with scores of 80, 85 and 90), A3 (63 Schools with scores between 60 and 80), A4 (93 Schools with scores between 25 and 60), B1 (49 Schools with scores between 10 and 25) and B2 (31 Schools with scores between 0 and 10).

This is the first time TAPMI participated in AIMA Best B-Schools survey. The survey is carried out considering various data and facts about the institute.

TAPMI selected to receive AIMS Award

TAPMI has been selected by the Association of Indian Management Scholars (AIMS) International to receive the AIMS International Appreciation Award for the year 2009. The award will be presented to TAPMI on 21stDec 2009 at the AIMS International Conference at IIM Bangalore.


TAPMI has been ranked at No.8 among the Top 50 Best Private B-Schools in India in the Survey for the year 2009 conducted by OPEN magazine and the Centre for Forecasting and Research (C-fore). This was announced in the issue of OPEN dated September 18th, 2009. Among the Top B-Schools in South, TAPMI is ranked at no.4, the first being IIM-Bangalore. rates TAPMI as an EXCELLENT BUSINESS SCHOOL

From October 2007 to March 2008, Deans of 1,000 selected B-schools were asked a simple question: “which business school(s) would you recommend to anyone wishing to study in this country?” In response to this, the deans voted to give their recommendations. The deans were expected to answer knowingly; thus voting for every country was not mandatory. And they were also requested to make a selection, i.e. they couldn’t recommend over 50% of the business schools in a given country.

T.A. Pai Management Institute has been awarded EXCELLENT BUSINESS SCHOOL With 3 Palmes considering its international influence.

TAPMI is the TOP MOST B-School in South India as the survey for the year 2009 by

TAPMI was among the first management institutes in the country to receive recognition from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for its management programme. The Institute is a member of the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). The Post Graduate Programme of TAPMI is recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA Degree.

TAPMI is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with Five Stars and by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with ‘A’ rating.

TAPMI received the ‘Best Management Institute of the Year’ award from the India HRD Congress, Mumbai in January 2002.

TAPMI is one of the five institutes recognised by AICTE as Nodal Centres for Faculty Development Programmes(Quality Improvement Programmes).

TAPMI is recognised as a Research Centre for Doctoral Programmes in Management by Karnatak University, Dharwar and Manipal University.

Centre for Change Management, Mumbai along with Deccan Herald-Avenues hosted a strategic program for HR Development on January 17, 2004 at Hotel Leela Palace, Bangalore. They instituted a rolling trophy in the name of Dr R L Bhatia’s mother at the Deccan Herald-Avenues HR function, which was targeted at the HR professionals. About four hundred professionals from corporate India were present at the function and the Trophy was presented in the presence of these professionals.TAPMI was awarded the rolling trophy for the Best Student in Management.