Latest Updates:

  • IIM Shillong Admission PGP 2021- 2023 admissions will be through CAT 2020 scores. The shortlisting of candidates will be done in two phases. The shortlisted candidates have to provide proof of completion of their UG degree by December 31, 2020. In the first or second week of May, candidates will be called for an interview for selection.
  • IIM Shillong will give 70% weightage to the Personal Interview round for the MBA admissions 2021. Candidates are now required to score 75 percentile in the CAT 2020 exam score get shortlisted for admission.
  • The selection process for IIM Shillong MBA WE include an entrance test, students with CAT or GMAT score will be exempted from the entrance exam. The application fee for admission is INR 3500 for the Indian applicants.
  • IIM Shillong admission 2020 is complete, the institute is now looking forward to IIM Shillong admission criteria 2021. IIM Shillong has released a notice for MBA WE and PGPEx MBEE admission dates for the academic year 2021.
  • Admission to PGPEx MBEE will be based on CAT or GMAT score (2018/ 2019). The admission process to the PGPEx program of IIM Shillong will be a two-round criterion. The application fee for round 1 is INR 4000 and the application fee for round 2 is INR INR 6000 for the Indian applicants.

IIM Shillong Admission 2021

Event Dates
Round 1 Round 2
Application start date September 21, 2020 November 1, 2020
Last date of application and fee payment October 31, 2020 January 31, 2021
Announcement of shortlisted candidates November 4 & 5, 2020 February 5 & 6, 2021
Interview dates November 20 – 23, 2020  February 10 – 12, 2021
Result Last week of November Third week of February
Last date of acceptance and fee payment December 10, 2020 March 1, 2021
Last date of withdrawal December 24, 2020  March 15, 2021
Application start date September 26, 2020 November 5, 2020
Last date of application and fee payment November 4, 2020 February 2021
Announcement of shortlisted candidates November 9 – 10, 2020 February 6 – 7, 2021
Interview dates November 20 – 24, 2020 February 11 – 15, 2021
Result Last week of November Third week of February
Last date of acceptance and fee payment December 12, 2020 March 8, 2021
Last date of withdrawal December 31, 2020 March 25, 2021
Last date provide proof of completion of UG degree December 31, 2020
Personal Interview First or Second week of May

Indian Institute of Management Shillong, popularly known as IIM Shillong, is ranked 30th among management institutes in India in NIRF 2020 Rankings. It is the 7th IIM in the family of 20 IIMs established in India so far. IIM-S offers MBA, PGPEx-MBEE, Ph.D., Ph.D. (Working Professionals), MBA(Working Executives). Admission is done on the basis of marks scored in exams like – CAT, GATE, CMAT or NET followed by Counselling and Interviews.

In the Academic year 2019-2020, IIM Shillong observed an impressive 100% placement record where 170 students participated and received more than 185 offers. Graduates from the institute were placed in top-notch companies such as Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters, and HSBC Bank. The salary packages that were offered to them included INR 18 LPA as the average package and INR 48 LPA as the highest package.

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IIM Shillong Highlights

Established | Type 2007 | Public Institute
Approval All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)
Formerly known as  Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong (RGIIM)
Campus Area 120 acres
Total Intake | Enrolled 180 | 349
Total Faculty 27 (Ph.D. Holders)
Program Type Postgraduate and Doctoral
Courses Offered MBA, PGPEx-MBEE, Ph.D, Ph.D (Working Professionals), MBA(Working Executives)
Accepted Exam Scores CAT/ GMAT, GATE, CMAT or NET
Application Mode Online
IIM Shillong rankings 2020 Ranked 30 for MBA by the NIRF
Ranked 1 for Overall by the TOI
Average package INR 18.46 LPA
Highest package INR 48.5 LPA
Top recruiters Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters, HSBC Bank, etc
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Know More: MBA Admissions 2020 has seen a double-digit increase as compared to past years. To know what MBA course has to offer, click here

IIM Shillong Ranking

Given below are the ranking statistics for the institute:

  • Ranked 30 for MBA by the NIRF 2020.
  • Ranked 1 for the Overall performance by the Times of India in its 2020 rankings.
  • Ranked 40th in the management category by Economic Times in 2019
  • Ranked 30th among the management colleges by NIRF in its overall ranking of 2019
  • Ranked 2nd among management colleges in India by Chronicle
  • Ranked 14th among Business Today ranked colleges in Meghalaya in 2018
  • Ranked 22nd by JagranJosh at national level college in management category

IIM Shillong Courses

Mentioned below are the academic programs offered by the Indian Institute of Management Shillong and their eligibility criteria.

Course Details
PGP Subjects: Economics and Public Policy, Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques, Marketing Management, General Management, Finance and Accounting, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource and Communication
Eligibility: Applicants should have valid CAT/GMAT score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation
Duration: 2 Years
PGPEx-MBEE Subjects: Economics, Operations, Marketing, Human resources, Finance and Accounting, Strategy, Information Systems, Sustainability.
Eligibility: Applicants should have valid CAT/GMAT score (2017,2018,2019), with 5 years of work experience after graduation.
Duration: 1 Year
Ph.D Subjects: Economics and Public Policy, Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques, Marketing Management, General Management, Finance and Accounting, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource and Communication
Eligibility: Candidates with Masters’ degree with 5 years of professional experience + GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET)
Duration: 5 Years
MBA(Working Executives) Eligibility: 50% marks during graduation + 5 years of working experience.
Duration: 3 Years (Weekend Program)
MDP Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline and proficiency in English
Duration: 6 Months

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IIM Shillong Admission

Eligible candidates can download the application form available on the official website of the Institute. Fill in all the necessary information with requisite documents required as per the form. The selection criteria for the academic programs are based on the national level entrance exam mentioned below: 

  • CAT (Common Admission Test) – Read more
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) – Read more
  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) – Read more
  • GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) – Read more

How to Apply?

Candidates seeking admission to various programs offered by IIM Shillong shall fill the forms required for the required entrance exam. Admission will be granted on the basis of centralised counselling conducted by IIMs.

Candidates seeking admission in the PGP program will be shortlisted for Group Discussion and Personal Interview on the basis of merit scored in various examinations. The table given below is the minimum requirements for shortlisting candidates: 

Minimum marks required for the shortlisting process

Category % in 10th % in 12th % in Graduation CAT 2019 (Verbal Reasoning) CAT 2019 (Logical Reasoning) CAT 2019 (Quantitative Aptitude)
SC 55 55 55 60 60 60
ST 50 50 50 50 50 50
PwD 50 50 50 50 50 50
EWS 80 80 65 75 75 75
Others 80 80 65 75 75 75

Note: IIM Shillong follows the reservation policy of the Government of India for admission in Centrally Funded Technical Institutions. 

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IIM Shillong Scholarships

The Institute assists the students in getting educational loans from banks during the admission process. They believe that no candidate should be denied the opportunity to pursue the Post Graduate Program. For this, IIM Shillong has a provision for the Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme to help the economically weak student studying in PGP. 

Apart from this, the Fellow Program in Management which can be pursued in Economics, Marketing, and other disciplines is one where students are provided stipends and fellowships.

  • For the first year, a student will be given INR 20,000, for second and third year INR 25,000 and for the fourth year, INR 30,000
  • An additional stipend of INR 5,000 will be paid to students for the academic duty assigned up to 10 hours in a week.
  • Students who will be teaching full 30 credits courses will be given an additional stipend of INR 7,000

In addition to this, there are scholarships available for SC/ST/PwD students as per the norms laid by the Government of India. 

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IIM Shillong Placements

IIM Shillong observed a 100% placement record for PGP 2020 batch. About 170 students participated in the placement who received more than 185 offers. The Consulting and Strategy sector offered maximum placements with the highest package notched at 40 lakhs per annum. Some prominent recruiters with the likes of Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters and HSBC Bank. 

Specifications Numbers
Recruiters 60
Total Offers 180
Highest Package INR 48.5 LPA
Median Package INR 17 LPA
Average Package INR 18.76 LPA

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IIM Shillong Facilities

The Insitute is currently functioning in a temporary campus in Mayurbhanj Complex. However, the work for the permanent campus has been commenced. Following are some of the facilities offered by the Institute:

  • Campus Facilities: The main buildings of the Institute compromises of administrative offices, faculty offices, classrooms, library and conference halls. Apart from this, there are well-furnished guest houses that provide stay for visiting faculty and guests. 
  • Library: IIM Shillong has one of the most modern and tech libraries in the country. It is equipped with the latest E-books, magazines, e-books, journals at both national and international levels. 
  • Hostels: There are both single and double rooms available for students in hostels. All the basic amenities are being provided which includes study table, common room, mess, gymnasium, room heater, internet facility, etc.
  • Classrooms: They are equipped with high tech infrastructure to help the students learn in a better way. The classes are also provided with high-speed wireless internet connectivity, videoconferencing, microphone facilities, etc. 

IIM Shillong Faculty

The faculty of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong has highly-qualified faculty members. The faculty members at the institute hold a Doctoral/ Master’s degree in their relevant fields. The Institute has currently 10 Associate Professors, 11 Assistant Professors, 1 Consultant on Contract and 2 Visiting faculties. 

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IIM Shillong FAQs

Ques. Is IIM better than IIT?

Ans. Both the institutes have their own worth in terms of placements and academic purposes. The average salary of an IITian is INR 11 LPA in the year 2018, whereas an average salary of an IIM graduate is INR 20.6 LPA. Also, students from the country’s top private colleges are making nearly as much as those from IIMs.

Ques. What is the fee of the PGP Executive MBA program at IIM Shillong?

Ans. IIM Shillong fees for PGPEx is around INR 18.75 Lakhs. This amount includes tuition fees – INR 16.5 Lakhs, mess charges, electricity charges, health insurance, student activity charges.

Ques. What are the probable cities where I can appear for the Interview?

Ans. Based on previous trends, interviews are conducted in cities such as Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore. It depends upon the number of applications received from a city.

Ques. How is PGPex is different from PGP?

Ans. Both of these courses are full-time residential programs but PGPex is specifically designed for professionals with work experience. The program aims to equip students with management knowledge and skills.

Ques. How good is IIM Shillong?

Ans. There are various parameters to assess how good an institution is, ie 

Ranking: IIM Shillong is counted as one of the top colleges of the country. The institution has been placed on 30th rank by NIRF in 2020.

Location: Shillong is well connected by air and by road. But sometimes due to foggy weather and difficult terrain, recruiters find it difficult to visit the city for recruitment process. However, to maintain high placements, earlier IIm Shillong has arranged recruitment drives in other cities like Gauhati. 

Placements: IIM Shillong witnessed 100% placements in the Academic year 2020, where the highest placement offer observed a surge to 48.5 LPA. The Average package for 2018-2020 batch was 18.6 LPA. The top recruiters include Amazon, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase & Co, GlaxoSmithKilne, PwC, Bain & Co, Deloitte.

Ques. Which IIM is better IIM Shillong, IIM Ranchi or IIM Rohtak? Why?

Ans. IIM Shillong has been ranked on 30th spot in NIRF Ranking in management category, whereas IIM Ranking is ahead in the race with 10 good points. Further, IIM Rohtak is just 3 points behind IIM Ranchi. As we all know NIRF rankings are based on various parameters such as 
  • Teaching, Learning & Resources (TLR)
  • Research & Professional Practice (RPC)
  • Graduation Outcomes (GO)
  • Outreach and Inclusivity (OI)
  • Perception (P)

NIRF releases ranking after heavy scrutinization of each and every institute. So, in this regard IIM Ranchi will be a better choice among the three i.e IIM Shillong, IIM Ranchi and IIM Rohtak.

Ques. What is the average package at IIM Shillong?

Ans. The average package of IIM shillong in the previous year i.e 2019-2020 was 18.76 LPA and the median salary was 17 LPA. The top recruiting sectors at IIM shillong are Consulting & Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Finance.

Ques. How is the Mayurbhanj Campus of IIM Shillong?

Ans. The current campus of IIM Shillong functions from Mayurbhanj complex, the erstwhile summer palace of the Mayurbhanj Kings. The complex is well maintained by the Government of Meghalaya. Meanwhile for a permanent campus of IIM Shillong work has commenced on 120 acre site.