460 conferred degrees at TAPMI’s 33rd Annual Convocation


Manipal: T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), India’s premier B-school, held it’s 33rd Annual Convocation on 13th April at KMC Greens, Manipal.

The ceremony was graced by Mr S V Nathan, Partner and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte India, and Dr H S Ballal, Pro-Chancellor, MAHE.

Dr H S Ballal declared the convocation open which witnessed 460 students from the three PG Diploma streams, Post Graduate Diploma in Management, PGDM in Banking & Financial Service & PGDM in Healthcare Management, graduating.

Advising the graduating students, Prof Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, TAPMI, said, “The upcoming years will be very crucial as each of you will be posed with numerous challenges that will put you on a path to self-discovery”. He also stressed on TAPMI’s aim to produce industry-relevant who can take up leadership roles in reputed organisations in the next decade.”

Delivering the convocation address, Chief Guest Mr S V Nathan, Partner and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte India, said “One must respect every opportunity that comes their way and grab them with both hands. It is imperative to take accountability and master the art of persuasion to make people believe in what you speak. Always live your life as a responsible citizen and lead a life of ethics and integrity. ”

Mr Nathan further deliberated on leadership and what companies look for in a candidate.

Mr Harpreet Singh was awarded the Gold Medal at the 33rd annual convocation. The ceremony also presented awards, scholarships and recognition to students from all three streams for their contribution and excellence in academic and co-curricular activities.

The Institute had earlier announced that it recorded 100% placements for the graduating batch. The average CTC across the three streams was INR 11.06 lakh per year with the highest CTC offered being INR 20 lakh per year. The graduating students have been placed in reputed organisations such as Deloitte, EY, Grant Thornton, Tresvista, Citi Corp, JP Morgan Chase, HSBC, Accenture, KPMG, Bajaj Finserve, L&T Finance, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI, Goldman Sachs, Amul among others.`