485 start batch of 2018-20 at TA Pai Management Institute

The Manipal-based TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), which began the new academic year by inducting 485 students for the batch of 2018-2020, has announced two scholarship programmes for its students.

The programmes, which are based on merit and merit-cum-means, will offer scholarships worth 2 crore over the two-year PGDM (post-graduate diploma in management) period from July 1.

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The batch of 2018-20 included the 36th batch of PGDM, the fifth batch of PGDM (Banking and Financial Services) and the first batch of PGDM (Human Resources).

Aditya Jadhav, professor and chair of TAPMI Admissions, highlighted the profile of the batch of 2018-2020. With an average CAT score at 87.16 percentile, the 2018-20 batch has students from diverse educational backgrounds with representation from 24 States.

Welcoming the students, Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director of TAPMI, said that the aim of the institute is to create thought leaders, to inspire innovators and to produce dynamic leaders.

The induction programme included an interactive session with the parents where the Director of TAPMI and faculty members interacted with the families of students.

The chief guest, Madhu Bisht, Head (Human Resources) of Nokia Solutions and Network, who is a TAPMI alumna, asked the students to make time for self-learning as it will play a significant role going forward.

Kajal Kiran Panigrahy, guest of honour and a TAPMI alumna, highlighted the importance of developing an ethical value system and the right attitude.