About Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM)
Thiagarajar School of Management was started in the year 1962 by Shri Karumuttu Thiagarajar Chettiar, a great philanthropist and industrialist. TSM is a co-education, autonomous institution and it offers PGDM and MBA programmes. The main of TSM is to provide professional education to the students who are passionate to shape their career with managerial skills. All the programmes offered in the college are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs (ACBSP).
Thiagarajar School of Management is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified institution and is also one of the oldest B-Schools in Tamil Nadu. TSM is ranked 1st among the private B-Schools in South India and 4th in South India after IIMs- B/K/T. The institution holds 15th rank in Pan India and 9th rank in Pan India faculty and infrastructure, as per the NIRF (Ministry of HRD) Ranking 2016.
2017 Admission Process in TSM
To pursue a degree in PGDM or MBA from Thiagarajar School of Management, candidates are requested to follow the below mentioned admission process and guidelines
Note: If the admitted candidate has any standing arrears in UG programme, then he/she must clear all the arrears before 31 July 2017. Failure in clearing the arrears will lead to the cancellation of the admission of the candidate.
Eligibility cut-offs for applying at TSM
TSM considers the test scores in CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT in May 2016 or later. Candidates who have taken more than one test are required to provide all the test scores.
TSM selects the candidates based on the cut-offs scored by the candidate in the National level aptitude test. Both the male and the female candidates must have scored the eligible cut-off marks in any of the below mentioned tests to apply at TSM.
Male Candidates: CAT- 60*, MAT- 70*, XAT- 60*, CMAT-70*
Female Candidates: CAT- 55*, MAT- 65*, XAT- 55*, CMAT-65*
Note: TSM may relax the cut-offs for the candidates who have secured consisted first division scores in class X, XII and graduation.
How to apply
Candidates who wish to take a PGDM or MBA degree in TSM can apply through any of the below mentioned ways
Note: While filling the application form, candidates can select either PGDM or MBA or both depending upon their choice in the application form. No additional fee is required for the candidates who wish to apply for both PGDM and MBA programmes.
Note: Candidates who have purchased the form in TSM campus by paying Rs. 600/- are not required to purchase a DD
Centres for GD/PI
After submission of the application form, TSM will shortlist the candidates based on the eligibility and selection criteria and will conduct the Group Discussion and Personal Interview at the below mentioned location for the shortlisted candidates.
Interview Location: Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Guwahati, Vizag and Madurai
TSM will provide the interview location based on the order of preference of venue filled by the candidate in the application form.
Last date to submit the application form: 11.02.2017
GD/ PI/WAT: From 4th week of February 2017
Intimation of Selection: 4th week of March 2017
Payment of first instalment: 4th week of April 2017
Orientation programmes and foundation classes will commence on June 2017 for PGDM programme and July 2017 for MBA programme
For admission related queries, candidates are requested to contact
Address: Thiagarajar School of Management, Pamban Swamy Nagar, Thirupparankundram, Madurai-625005
Dr. Manjula (Chairperson- Admissions) - 9894656546
Ms. Renuka – 9585957366
Mr. Senthil – 9655500925/9442334725