IIM Shillong is a college with a fairly good alum base and the placements are really good as it is one of the older IIMs. The placement season might be longer compared to ABC but the college ensures that each student is placed in the desired profile with the handsome package which is comparable to ILK. The college is student-driven so we get a lot of opportunities to explore ourselves. The college diversity and batch size are really good which make peer-to-peer learning and placements insightful. The campus is beautiful, one of the best among IIMs due to its location and architecture.
The curriculum is great, like all the IIMs they have core courses and electives across various streams. Equal weightage is given to class projects, competitions, and sports. The faculty is good with a lot of visiting profs coming from various other institutes. The review method varies from course to course but most have a mid-term, quizzes, class project, and end-term. Exams are timely and with a fair bit of effort, it's easy to pass.
We have a lot of internship opportunities both for freshers and work-ex. Most internships get PPOs. Most companies select candidates in 1 or 2 rounds. Seniors are of great help while internships. Companies range from reputed brands to start-ups, so one can apply as per his/her profile and interests.
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.
The fee structure is fixed and provided at the time of joining. One can easily get an education loan. Scholarships are provided during the course and one has to fill the application diligently. College placements are good and the package is decent, most people end up with starting package of around INR 15-18 LPA
There are many campus activities and events, we have sports, music, and business conclaves. The library is cozy and available at all times with Bloomberg terminals. Golf is an important part of sports culture.
Hostels are really nice, we have single sharing accommodation for the second year. The hostel is compulsory and mess food is also good. There's a night canteen on the campus. The view from the hostel is amazing.
During admission, there's WAT and PI round which changes every year. The WAT is mostly abstract or based on current affairs. Case studies are generally not there but one can practice. PI round is usually not grilling but again depends on the panel. It's mostly academic for freshers and also for work-ex people.
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.
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 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 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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