Good: 100% Placement Opportunities, Sustainable Environment, Good relationship of faculty: student, expert faculty, residential facilities. Bad: Competition among the students during placements. Admission process: Weightage of CAT and Personal Interview. GMAT scores for foreign students. I opted for PGPM because IIM-Shillong provides a sustainable educational environment.
I chose PGP in Marketing as it's one of the courses I have always wanted to pursue and opt for marketing as my career. It is a 2-year full-time residential course. The faculty: student ratio at IIM-Shillong is 1:11 for MBA and PGPM and it varies for each course. These faculties are highly knowledgeable with PhD qualifications. Their teaching methods are unique and understandable. Even during the exams, these faculties help us learn better.
Yes, IIM-Shillong offers summer placements for PGP, and this year, it recorded 100% placements. The batch size was 204 and a total of 198 students participated and 208 offers were received by companies such as Google, Tata steel, Emami agrotech, HSBC, etc. The highest stipend offered was INR 300000, the average stipend stood at INR 1310000. Major domains under which the students grabbed the summer internships were Finance, General Marketing, And IT Sectors.
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.
The fee structure for PGPM was nearly 15 lakhs and there's no hike policy but students can avail various scholarships and financial assistance and bank loans are provided only during the admission process. Scholarships that are offered by IIM-Shillong are need-based financial assistance schemes to the PGP students and government scholarships. Extra stipends of INR 5000 are paid to the students who complete 10 hours of academic duty and for the first year, INR 20000, 2nd & 3rd year INR 25,000, and 4th year students will be offered INR 30,000.
IIM-Shillong has been currently functioning at a temporary campus but the newly IIM-Shillong campus has a state-of-art infrastructure with all the necessary facilities and amenities that are required. In fact, IIM-Shillong is the only B-school in India that hosts the Gulf cup. A huge library is available with thousands of books, publications, and journals. Various committees namely placement, cultural, hostel, public relations, IT, sports, students councils, and Alumni. There are many clubs in which students can participate such as conquest, usHR, IIMSAGC, Zeitgeist, EcoBiz, Ecell, Niveshak, Ecell, and marketing.
The hostels at IIM-Shillong are residential and separate for boys and girls. Various amenities are provided from water purifiers, water heaters, laundry services, etc. The air-conditioned rooms are spacious and comfortable with large cupboards, a private balcony, furnished bed, and tables. The mess provides homely food with various options, the menu changes every week and there are other retail and departmental stores located nearby to the hostels.
A personal interview is conducted for 20-25 minutes. There are 3 panelists from various domains conduct and various questions regarding current affairs, domains, work experience, ethics, and personal interests. Few questions asked to me was 1. Why IIM-Shillong? 2. Have you gone through the Latest budget? Mention the key highlights? 3. Are you aware of the opportunity cost to do an MBA? 4. Tell me about the VVIP chopper scam? 5. Name govt schemes related to women, children,?
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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