IIM Shillong is one of the oldest second-generation IIMs in India. With a placement record of 100%, it is marked as 'campus in clouds'. The admission process is very transparent. They take admission only through CAT scores. I had a score of 97 percentile which led through the college announced cut-offs. There was a GD and PI Round after the initial selection through CAT Scores. Being one of the top management institutes in the country, they have a very well-established corporate connection. The MBA Course structure includes a wide range of topics and seminars. The internship program included in the course curriculum has helped me gain practical life experience in the professional field.
The MBA Course Curriculum in IIM Shillong covers a dynamic range of topics. There are seminars and industry visits included in the course which has given us theoretical as well as practical knowledge. The program is structured with core subjects and elective subjects through six terms in two years. In the first year, we had to study only the core subjects. While in the second year, there were elective subjects. We also had to do a compulsory two-month internship with some corporate/ organization. The internship placement drive was organized by the college. Most of us had bagged paid internships. The faculty is very cordial and helpful. Most of the faculty is highly educated and their teachings methods are very much student-friendly. They also prioritize classroom learning and peer support which helped us gain team spirit and leadership qualities
A summer Internship drive was organized by the college. We were given paid internship for two months with an average of 80,000-1 Lakh INR. Top Companies like Deloitte, Capgemini were a part of it. We were also offered PPO by some recruiters.
IIM Shillong has a placement record of 100%. There were 175 students in our class. A total of 185 offers were made by 80 recruiters. The highest LPA offered was 48.5 LPA. The average was 18.76 LPA. Capgemini, Deloitte, OLA, PWC, etc
The Fees for MBA Course are 10,00,000 INR, which is a bit on the cost side. But there are banks that are eager to give education loans to students enrolling in the course. Due to the high placement record, the ROI of the course is also high. There are government scholarships available for students with financial problems. During the two-month internship program, we had bagged internships in major corporate houses like ABG, ITC, Deloitte, etc. The average stipend was around 80,000 to 1 Lakh INR for two months.
The Campus is huge and is located on a hilltop in Shillong. The serene environment and the scenic surrounding helps a lot in keeping the mind fresh and focusing on the goals. There are a lot of opportunities for co-curricular activities like playing ground, basketball ground. There are many social groups and clubs formed by the students which help in the overall growth of a student.
After getting shortlisted by CAT Scores, I had to sit for GD and PI round. The final merit list is made based on the previous academic record, CAT scores, and PI Round scores. The admission is done on the basis of the final merit list. IIM Shillong also accepts GMAT Scores for overseas students.
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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 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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