Taking ahead our popular B School Comparison Series to help MBA Aspirants take an informed decision with the help of unbiased data, we bring to you today answer to another of the most intriguing questions floating around: Which is Better: TAPMI Manipal vs K J Somaiya Mumbai.

TAPMI Manipal vs K J Somaiya Mumbai

TAPMI Manipal vs K J Somaiya Mumbai


A clear advantage to K J Somaiya here over TAPMI, being located at the commercial capital of the country, Mumbai. Manipal continues to remain a remote location from corporate perspective.


Number of full time faculty as well as ad hoc faculties at K J Somaiya Mumbai is 2.5 times that of at TAPMI Manipal. 

This coupled with the batch size, gives an huge advantage to K J Somaiya over TAPMI Manipal.


Again advantage KJ Somaiya when it comes to Fee.

TAPMI Manipal fee is approximately 4 lac more than the fee at K J Somaiya, taking all expenses into consideration. Another drawback of TAPMI Manipal when compared with K J Somaiya.

Learning Experience

Because of better student faculty ratio, facilities and the exposure to weekend and live projects due to the location advantage, K J Somaiya has all the ingredients to provide you with better learning experience when compared with TAPMI Manipal.


  TAPMI Manipal K J Somaiya
Average CTC 9.24 lpa 9.4 lpa Take a discount of around 15% in figures quoted by TAPMI
Median CTC 8 lpa 9 lpa
Highest CTC 21 lpa 21.4 lpa


If you have converted KJ-Core, KJ-IB or KJ-FS, we recommend you to join KJ over TAPMI for all the specializations except for IT. For KJ-RM, go only if you are interested in building a career in RM, else prefer TAPMI.

  • Finance: KJ-Core / KJ-IB / KJ-FS
  • Marketing: KJ-Core / KJ-IB
  • Consulting: KJ-Core / KJ-IB
  • Operations: KJ-Core
  • HR: None


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