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IIM Shillong Selection Process through CAT

Last Updated - September 12, 2018

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong is an autonomous business school offers admission of Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP) through CAT Exam. CAT 2018 is scheduled for November 25, 2018 (Sunday) through computer-based mode. 

After the declaration of CAT result, the institute will release its separate cut off list. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their CAT score are called for IIM Shillong selection process which consists of WAT and PI rounds. 

CAT RegistrationCAT EligibilityCAT Selection Criteria

The online registration for CAT 2018 has started from August 8 and will continue till September 19, 2018. Candidates having bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks can apply at The result for same is expected to be declared in the second week of January 2019

Those applicants who are looking to take an admission in IIM Shillong through CAT for 120 seats of Post-Graduation Program, they will have to face the Selection Process which will be conducted by the institute in Two Steps i.e. WAT (Written Aptitude Test) and PI (Personal Interview) round. Qualified candidates are considered for admission process. 

Selection Criteria for PGP program in IIM Shillong

The selection is based on the CAT Cut Off. The overall percentile will be 65-70 and the sectional cutoff is about 62- 65 percentile.

Minimum Score of CAT for the category wise academic score:


NOTE: DA: Differently Abled, SC: Scheduled Criteria, ST: Scheduled Tribe, OT: Others.

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Initial Steps considered in CAT EXAM

Step1: Selection Criteria

  • All the candidates those choose IIM Shillong PGP course then they will be divided according to their category in the first Round.
  • The candidates resulted through division in their respective category based on the above table will be separated into various subgroups based on their academic disciplines in Bachelor’s degree.
  • The candidates under various group awarded the ranks in decreasing order based on their CAT overall percentile.
  • The Institute will shortlist total of X candidates for the personal Interviews.X would be decided based on the overall performance of the candidates, space for overlap, the no. of Seats available and attendance trends in past year.

Where X stands for the No.f Candidates to be called for the Personal Interview

Note: The candidates need to register themselves for the second stage of admission

Stage 2: Creating Merit Listing for the Admission

Candidate’s Personal Interview Scores will be used along with your CAT performance for the admission offer.

  • The weights given to the candidate’s performance in Personal Interview:70%
  • The weights are given to the candidate’s Performance in CAT(Overall):30%

However, the IIM will give different marks to different students in their Personal Interview according to their category. The table depicts the scores given to the eligible candidates:

CategoryCutoff as Minimum Percentage of Performance out Of Maximum Possible Performance in Personal Interview
Others (OT)35.0%

Note: All process will be handled online from the start registering for the first process to the final fee payment. All the communication between the students and authority will be done through this module and emails.

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Instructions to be noted by the candidates:

  • The process of the selection of candidates is only decided by the IIM Shillong only.
  • Applicant’s CAT, academic performances, PI performances are considered as important criteria of selection.
  • The result of the selection criteria will be declared online
  • It is the responsibility of the institute to maintain the confidentiality of the candidate information and the process of evaluation/selection
  • IIM Shillong will take queries of all candidates in all stages ranging from  First stage application process to the final admission process



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