About Us

Welcome to KAPMI

Kateel Ashok Pai Memorial Institute (KAPMI) is a fledging college started by Manasa Trust, Shivamogga. Lt. Dr. K A Ashok Pai, was an internationally renowned community psychiatrist, writer, film maker, philanthropist and a pioneer in the field of mental health. KAPMI (Affiliated to Kuvempu University and Recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka) started in memory of this great visionary, aims to provide higher education in the field of psychology and humanities, in an attempt to build a healthier society.

Departments at our College

  • Facilities

    Amenities inspire the minds. We have well lit facilities for academic requirements.

  • Departments

    Teachers are the pillars in students growth. Passionate teaching fraternity is our asset.

  • Admission

    Explore the world through humanities. Aim high. We nurture your wings to fly.

  • Cells

    Path is important for destiny. Various cells nurture the growth of every student with care.

  • Library

    Sea of knowledge for intellectual growth and wisdom of each pupil. That's our library.

  • Student Journal

    Practice is more practical than just theories. We strongly stand with this practical approach.

The Most Happening News

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    Dr. Anand Nadkarni, Managing Trustee, Institute for Psychological Health (IPH)

    9 April 2019
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    Dr. Prakash Amte legendary social worker presented the awards and gave the Late Kateel Appu Pai Memorial Lecture on 29-01-2019.

    9 April 2019
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    Dr.Prakash Amte spoke to and interacted with 300 students from various schools in Shivamogga, Karnataka.

    9 April 2019
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    KAPMI NSS Kavitha Sudheendra Talk

    4 April 2019
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    ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ವಸ್ತು ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ

    12 January 2019
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    Swamy Vivekananda Jayanti Celebration by NSS

    12 January 2019

Student Forums


  • Manasa Trust was founded with the objective of promoting the concept of positive mental health e and trying to drive away the myths and misconceptions regarding mental ill health. It also aims at contributing towards the overall development of the community...Read more

    Dr. Rajani A Pai, Director
  • Manasa Trust offers diploma & post graduate degree courses through its unit Manasa Educational Foundation to promote mental health awareness and to offer quality education in the field of counselling and psychology...Read more

    Dr. Vaman M Shanbhag, Deputy Director
  • Greetings and good wishes from Manasa Trust. Kateel Ashok Pai Memorial Institute was started in the memory of Late Dr. K A Ashok Pai, a psychiatrist, writer and a pioneer of sorts in the field of mental health...Read more

    Dr. Preethi V Shanbhag, Academic Director
  • At the outset let me welcome you to the family of KAPMI. ‘Knowledge is Power’ though an old adage, is true for all times. Knowledge has no barrier or wall and it’s open for anyone who has deep dedication and involvement...Read more

    Dr. Sandhya Kaveri, Principal

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