IIM Shillong is considered one of the top 7 IIMs in India and is also famously called the 'Campus in Clouds.' The admission process includes the CAT entrance exam followed by group discussion and interviews. IIM Shilong is different from the others. It is focused on sustainability and has dedicated courses for the same. It also offers excellent placement opportunities and a beautiful campus to stay.
The professors are as good as they come. They are highly qualified and helpful. There are a lot of electives to choose from. There is a particular focus on sustainability, and special courses are taught for the same. A minimum of 85% of attendance is mandatory for each subject. Each one-credit course will have 20 sessions, and there are around 7- 8 courses each semester.
The institute offers on-campus internship opportunities. Several companies that come to provide placement also come for internships as well. The highest stipend provided in the on-campus internship was around 3 lakh rupees for 2 months.
The institute offers ample placement opportunities and offers 100% placement to the students. The highest package in 2020 was 48.5 LPA, with the average package around 18.76 lakh rupees per annum. Companies like ABG, ITC, Bain, Deloitte, DE Shaw, Goldman Sachs, Nomura participated in the placement process.
The fees of IIM Shillong is quite competitive with the other established IIMs. The average fee is around 20 lakhs rupees for the two years. As for the scholarships, there are a few scholarships provided to the students.
The institute has around 18 clubs and committees to take care of several campus activities and promote interest in various domains. In leisure time one can observe students engaged in different sports activities. The campus currently provides all the necessary amenities and soon we will shift to the new campus which will provide a significant upgrade in the infrastructure.
There were a group discussion and personal interview in the selection procedure. While some students participated in the process offline, others resorted to online because of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns. For freshers, the preparation should include being thorough with the academics, and awareness of the current affairs is a must.
IIM-Shillong has impressive placements records, this year, the batch size was 175, a total of 185 offers were made by 60 recruiters. The highest CTC offered was INR 48.5 LPA, the average CTC stood at 18.76 LPA, and the median CTC stood at 17 LPA. The major recruiters were GOLDMAN, Amazon, JP Morgan & co, Deloitte, etc. And the top recruiting sectors were consulting, marketing, finance, and consulting & analytics.
There are 100% placements at IIM-Shillong with a 73% rise in the highest CTC offered. This year, nearly 60 recruiters visited the campus and made around 186 offers. The highest CTC was INR 48.5 LPA, the average CTC was INR 18.76 LPA and the median CTC stood at INR 17 LPA. Major recruiters were Cognizant, Amazon, Ola, PWC, Pidilite, Bajaj Finserv, MI in domains such as consulting and strategy, finance, general management, etc.
Placements start from August-Sept onwards and last for around 2-3 months. Usually, people from marketing and corporate finance get placed easily. For consultants, might not be an ideal college same goes for HR. The package is comparable to ILK.
IIM Shillong has a dedicated placement cell that works in the frontline to make the students interact with the corporate world. A total of 175 students got placed in the final placement process among which 45% of the students are freshers with no previous work experience.
IIM Shillong for years has posted some staggering numbers during the placement season and has certainly lived up to its name. The highest package for the 2020 batch was 48.5LPA with an average of 18.76 LPA. 100% of students were placed in finals as well as internships. the highest stipend for summer internships was 3 Lacs for 2 months. A majority of the students got placed in the Consulting and Marketing domain for top recruiters like ITC, ABG, Delloite, etc with a considerable number also placed in heavyweights like DE Shaw, Goldman Sachs, Nomura for Finance related roles. As soon as the curriculum starts the activities, competitions and senior interactions start preparing you for the summer internships. The seniors play a key role here, acting as mentors and conducting various sessions to make get up to speed with various nuances of the placement process. You can also get a research project under a faculty if you plan to go for Ph.D. after your MBA.
The Highest package of the batch in 2020 was 48.5 LPA with an average of about 18.75 LPA. 100% of student were placed during the summer internship as well as the finals. The highest stipend for summers was 3L for two months. A majority of students are from consulting and marketing domain.
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