13 Aug 2021 12:46 IST

TAPMI admits 501 students to batch of 2021-23

Women form 36 per cent and 42 per cent of the batch are non-engineers.

The Manipal-based TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) has commenced the academic year for the batch 2021-23 by admitting 501 students to different programmes. These programmes included 39th batch of PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management), eighth batch of PGDM Banking and Financial Services (BKFS), fourth batch of PGDM Human Resources (HRM), and the third batch of PGDM Marketing.

The batch comprises 379 students in the core PGDM programme, 60 in the PGDM-BKFS programme, 23 in the PGDM-HRM programme, and 39 in PGDM-Marketing programme.

Kedar Joshi, Admissions Chair of TAPMI, said the 501-strong batch with an average CAT/XAT scores at 87.35 percentile has students from diverse educational backgrounds (42 per cent non-engineers) with representation from 22 states and union territories. Women form 36 per cent of the batch of 2021-23.

Online sessions of the batch of 2021-23 are scheduled to commence from August 12 via Webex platforms. According to TAPMI, classrooms equipped with 14 interactive digital panels, e-books on kindle platforms, and unlimited cloud space are enabling it to seamlessly transition to new ways of teaching and learning.

Welcoming the new batch, Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director of TAPMI, mentioned how seamlessly TAPMI is transitioning to new ways of learning. The academic year for the batch of 2021-23 commenced on August 9, 10 and 11. The first day of induction concluded with the presentation on programme highlights of each programme by respective programme heads.

On the second day of induction, the batch was introduced to the faculty members by respective area chairs, followed by presentations on quality and accreditations, corporate engagement, alumni connect, library and IT facilities, community engagement, bloomberg championship programmes, and various committees at TAPMI by the respective chairs, activity heads and committee conveners. The day concluded with a question/answer session wherein the questions and concerns raised by the new batch were addressed by the director, deans and the faculty members.

The third day of induction process had a series of multi-level team building activities starting with a small cohort of 11 students and then moving on to section and batch level.