Kateel Ashok Pai Memorial Institute (KAPMI) is a fledging college started by Manasa Trust, Shivamogga. Late. 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.


  • Social Work

  • Psychology

  • Journalism

  • English Literature

  • Sociology

  • History

  • Economics

  • Kannada

  • Hindi

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • Mathematics

  • Computer Applications

  • Botany

  • Zoology

  • M. Sc & M. Phil

  • Commerce

  • 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

Teaching Positions are Open for for M Phil Clinical Psychology

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