TAPMI Placement 2019: Average Salary Up at Rs.11.06 Lakhs; Achieves 100% Placement for PGDM 2017-19 Batch

TAPMI Placement 2019
Saturday, February 09 2019, 01:15 PM
TAPMI Manipal final placement 2019 for PGDM 2017-19 batch has concluded keeping the legacy of 100% placement for the 400 participating students. The average package for the batch has gone up to Rs.11.06 lakhs this year from Rs.10.60 lakhs last year. The highest salary in the placement has stood at Rs.20 Lakhs. TAPMI students have achieved almost 3 times increase in their post-program salary in comparison to the pre-program salary

TAPMI Manipal has recorded again 100% final placement for its flagship PGDM 2017-19 batch with average salary going up to Rs.11.06 lakhs this year from Rs.10.60 lakhs last year. TAPMI has posted 100% placement consistently for more than 10 years. This year 412 students were eligible for placements out of which 12 students opted out of placements to venture on their own. A total of 400 students were placed across 126 companies. Around 52 students were offered pre-placement through summer internships. BFSI has turned out to be the largest recruiting sector with 28% placement offers.

Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, TAPMI while congratulating the batch for this splendid performance reiterated TAPMI’s commitment towards quality academic inputs and career development of the students.  

Key Highlights in TAPMI Placement 2019

  • Average Salary has gone up to Rs.11.06 lakhs from Rs.10.6 lakhs last year
  • Highest salary stood at Rs. 20 lakhs
  • 126 Recruiters made placement offers to 400 students in Placement 2019
  • 52 PPOs were accepted from 19 Companies
  • PPO average package has gone up to Rs.12.10 lakhs from Rs.12 lakhs last year
  • RoI at TAPMI has gone up to 158%
  • Average salary for the students with work experience stood at Rs.12.6 Lakhs
  • Average salary for freshers stood at Rs.9.9 lakhs
  • Average Salary increase for Top 10% students has gone up to Rs.15.35 lakhs from Rs.15 lakhs last year
  • Increase in Average Salary for top 50% students has gone up to Rs.12.50 lakhs from Rs.11.90 lakhs last year

Key Trends in TAPMI Placement 2019
TAPMI students have achieved almost 3 times increase in their post-program salary in comparison to the pre-program salary. Out of 412 students in the batch, 12 opted out to pursue their own ventures, higher studies, engage in family business or with other plans. All the 400 students of the 2017-19 batch were placed. 126 recruiters competed among themselves while extending offers to the TAPMI students resulting in higher average salary.

Not only the average package for the batch has gone up but the highest domestic salary has also gone up to Rs.20 lakhs from Rs.19.4 lakhs last year. Key Placement trends at TAPMI are shared below:

Placement year
Average salary (Rs. in lakhs
Batch size
Number of participating companies

The placement for 2019 has remained spectacular for TAPMI. The regular recruiters at TAPMI reinforced their faith in the talent by hiring in big numbers. This year witnessed a good number of new companies confirming participation for the final placement process. The placement season saw an overwhelming response from companies spanning across various functions such as BFSI, Consulting, General Management, IT/ITES, Strategy, Sales and Marketing, and Operations.

52 PPOs offered
Placement 2019 at TAPMI witnessed 52 PPOs offered by 19 companies to the students. All the 52 were accepted by TAPMI students. The average PPO package of Rs.12.1 lakhs stood higher than average placement package of Rs.11.06 lakhs. The average PPO package was Rs.12.1 lakhs while the highest PPO package was Rs. 15.2 lakhs.

Top Recruiters
Top recruiters in TAPMI Placement 2019 include Amul, Accenture, Britannia, Citi Bank, Citi Corp, Deloitte, EY, Godrej, Grant Thornton, HDFC Bank, HSBC, ICICI, ITC, J P Morgan Chase, Salesforce, Titan, TresVista and Value Labs among others.

Sectoral Placement
BFSI emerged as the top recruiting sector with 28% placement for TAPMI students. 27% share in Placement 2019 has gone to IT & E-Commerce sector. Consulting has contributed 21% share; FMCG & Retail 13% followed by Core industries contributing 11% in Placement 2019.

Placement Process
A rigorous selection process that included elementary screening, group discussions and personal interviews was the part of placement 2019, adopted by the recruiters. TAPMI students worked relentlessly to prove their mettle and succeeded in achieving the target of 100% placement.

In the placement 2019 season at TAPMI it was not only the upward swing in recruitment but more recruiters offering good placement packages has also been a key feature with recruiters competing among themselves in offer of more jobs.

TAPMI, located in the international university town of Manipal (Karnataka), is among the leading management institutes in India, and is reputed for its Academic Rigour, Assurance of Learning: Outcome Based Learning standards. Founded by Late Shri. T. A. Pai, in 1980, TAPMI’s mission is to build professional management capability in the country.

TAPMI commenced its 2 year residential PG program in Management in 1984. The program focuses on “Leadership through Value-Creation” strengthened through the Young Leader Program, Global Exposure and support from TAPMI’s 5000+ Alumni. 

TAPMI has also earned global accreditation by AACSB International. It is the first AICTE approved Private B-School in India to achieve this distinguished hallmark of excellence.

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