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Thiagarajar School of Management

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Established : 1962 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE, NAAC, NBA, UGC | Affiliated : Madurai Kamaraj University

Thiagarajar School of Management, often known as TSM Madurai, is a private B-School founded in 1962. The School is self-governing, and its MBA and PGDM programs are allied with Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU). In contrast, the college offers full-time and part-time Ph.D. programs associated with Alagappa University. TSM Madurai has received Grade 'A' accreditation from NAAC and the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Thiagarajar School of Management NIRF Ranking is 76 for MBA. TSM Madurai was also placed 85 in the 'MBA/ PGDM' category by Outlook in 2020, owing to its superior curriculum.

Thiagarajar School of Management has formed partnerships with Multimedia University, Binghamton University, University of Peradeniya, SPIC, and Saito University College to provide international and industrial exposure to students. Furthermore, the School has partnered with the University of Michigan to provide its one-of-a-kind Twinning (PGCM + MS) program, allowing students to achieve a full-time MS degree from the University of Michigan.

TSM students are exposed to a range of functional areas: including marketing, finance, human resources, and operations. As well as industry verticals: software, finance, banking, fast-moving consumer goods, manufacturing, and consulting.

Year of establishment


Affiliated to

Madurai Kamaraj University

Alagappa University

Campus size

40 acre

Student intake

120 each in MBA and PGDM courses

Total permanent faculty


No. of recruiting companies (2020)

94 (Axis Bank, ITC, Godrej, Airtel, MRF, BlueStar, Vivo, Bisleri, Asian Paints, among others)

Highest placement package (2020)


Average placement package (2020)


Types of scholarships offered

Merit-based, Need-based

Thiagarajar School of Management Rankings

  • The Ministry of HRD ranked TSM Madurai in 15th position among Top B Schools.  
  • The Ministry of HRD ranked TSM 2nd in Tamil Nadu among the top B-schools.
  • Careers360 ranked TSM in 25th position among the best MBA colleges in India.
  • Thiagarajar NIRF Ranking is 76 for MBA in 2020.
  • According to Times B School Survey, TSM was positioned in 68th place.

Thiagarajar School of Management Course Details

Thiagarajar School of Management's MBA course comprises 6 trimesters. It offers AICTE and NBA accredited PGDM, equivalent to MBA. In collaboration with Alagappa University, the School also provides a full-time and part-time Ph.D. program. a two-year Twinning (PGCM + MS) program in conjunction with the University of Michigan, and a PG-DSBA program associated with Madurai Kamaraj University

Candidates that have passed competitive tests such as the CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, and NMAT have a strong academic record (grades X, XII, and graduation) and work experience (if any). The shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a group discussion, a personal interview, and a written ability test.

Thiagarajar School of Management Madurai is a private business school that seeks to provide students with a high-quality education through sophisticated teaching methods.

Thiagarajar School of Management Fees Structure


INR 9 Lakhs


INR 10 Lakhs

PG Diploma

INR 1.5 Lakhs


INR 33 Lakhs

Thiagarajar School of Management Admission

MBA/PGDM Admissions to Thiagarajar School of Management mostly depend on an entrance exam. Applicants shall have finished their bachelor's program in the concerned discipline to be eligible for admission.

  • At first, TSM will shortlist the students based on their performance in CMAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CAT/ TANCET.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for WAT, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview rounds.
  • During PI, candidates will be examined based on Written, Verbal and analytical skills.
  • The final selection of the aspirants will be based on their performance in GD/PI, WAT, Past academic records, and exam results.
  • Interested and qualified students can fill out the Thiagarajar School of Management application form online through the official website. The application fee is INR 600.



State/National level exams


Past Academic Record (10, 12th, UG)




Participation in Sports or Extra-Curricular Activities and Academic/Gender Diversity


Work Experience


Thiagarajar School of Management Cut off

The TSM Madurai cut-off for the MBA/PGDM  program is considered for admissions. Apart from the basic eligibility rules and procedures, admission to the MBA program is dependent on TSM cut-off criteria. Candidates with a valid CMAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CAT/ TANCET score can apply.


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Thiagarajar School of Management Placements

The TSM Placement Percentage has been 95% for the last four years. In 2020, 98 percent of candidates were placed. 94 frequent recruitment organizations believed in pupils' abilities and invested in them.

  • In 2020 Drive, Thiagarajar School of Management's Highest Package raised at INR 12 LPA.
  • 30 new organizations participated in the 2020 placement season, considering the ROI of regular recruiters.
  • The average package for 2020 at Thiagarajar School was INR 5.9 LPA.
  • 193 students took part, and 189 were placed successfully.
  • The recruiting firms made a total of 220 offers. The maximum recruiter involvement was reported at TSM, Madurai.
  • The top recruiters are Axis Bank, Federal Bank, Airtel, JIO, Udaan, ICICI Bank, Godrej, Honeywell, Asian Paints, Nestle, MRF, and Vivo of TSM.

Thiagarajar School of Management Scholarships

Candidates for the TSM Madurai scholarship are chosen based on merit. The merit score is generated based on the candidates' performance during the program admissions selection procedure.

Merit-Based Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded based on the candidates' merit scores throughout the selection process for admission to the program. Candidates should also have a CAT score of 60 percentile or higher.

Thiagarajar School of Management Course fee structure

MBA - Finance 590000 2 years
MBA - Marketing Management 590000 2 years
MBA - Human Resource Management 590000 2 years
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Placement Statistics

14 Lacs per annum

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Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0452-2483099, 2484099

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Thiagarajar School of Management,Pamban Swami Nagar, Thirupparankundram , Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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