Chairperson Message

Dr. Manjula Nagarajan

Thiagarajar School of Management known for its legacy is one among the top hundred B schools as per the NIRF Ranking declared by the Ministry of HRD Pan India and one of the Best B Schools of Tamil Nadu and the only Best B school in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu. TSM sustains to hold its Rank for the yesteryears consistently among the 6500 Colleges offering MBA programmes in India. 

TSM strives hard to be popular among the Management aspirants in Pan India and offers two programmes Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM) and Master of Business Administration ( MBA). PGDM is the flagship programme of the Institute and is certified by the Association of Indian Universities mentioning that our DIPLOMA is equal to a two year DEGREE Programme. 

At TSM, the admission is purely on a merit basis and very rigorous. Strictly no recommendations or donations based admissions are encouraged. Graduates in any stream/programme recognized by the UGC are eligible to apply. The selection criteria weightage is as follows: 

  • Score for academic performance in X Std., XII Std., Under Graduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree – 20%
  • Score in the Management exams (CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT, ATMA) – 35%
  • Group Discussion/Personal Interview /WAT – 35%
  • Work experience – 10%
  • For participation in Sports, Extra/Co-Curricular activities – 5% (Bonus Mark)

TSM uses CAT/MAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT to shortlist the candidates for the two year full time residential Post Graduate Programmes in Management. The IIMs /XLRI or any other agencies play no role either in the TSM admission process or in the actual conduct of TSM Programmes. Selection will be inter alis, based on Pan India entrance score, previous academic performance, the performance in Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Ability Test ( WAT). Base on the ranking order, merit based admissions are offered to the shortlisted candidates. 

The fee quoted by the Institute includes the two full year tuition fee, hostel rent, mess charges, study material, overseas study tour( PGDM)  and all other miscellaneous expenses (MBA). Merit based scholarships are offered to candidates with outstanding performance in the entire admission process in the PGDM Programme. The Educational Loan process can be facilitated by the Institution on the request of the candidate. The Institute has a tie-up with the Bank of Baroda. 

To apply and to know more about the admissions the candidates may log on to www.tsm.ac.in or connect with the Admission Team.