Indian Institute of Management Shillong, popularly known as IIM Shillong, is ranked 30th among management institutes in India in NIRF 2020 Rankings. It is the 7th IIM in the family of 20 IIMs established in India so far. IIM Shillong offers MBA, PGPEx-MBEE, Ph.D., Ph.D. (Working Professionals), and MBA (Working Executives). IIM Shillong admission is done on the basis of marks scored in exams like – CAT, GATE, or NET followed by GD and Interviews. In the Academic year 2018-2020, IIM Shillong observed an impressive 100% placement record where 170 students participated and received more than 185 offers. Graduates from the institute were placed in top-notch companies such as Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters, and HSBC Bank. The salary packages that were offered to them included INR 18 LPA as the average package and INR 48 LPA as the highest package.
IIM Shillong Admission 2021
|Round 1||Round 2|
|Application start date||September 21, 2020||November 1, 2020|
|Last date of application and fee payment||October 31, 2020||January 31, 2021|
|Announcement of shortlisted candidates||November 4 & 5, 2020||February 5 & 6, 2021|
|Interview dates||November 20 – 23, 2020||February 10 – 12, 2021|
|Result||Last week of November||Third week of February|
|Last date of acceptance and fee payment||December 10, 2020||March 1, 2021|
|Last date of withdrawal||December 24, 2020||March 15, 2021|
|Application start date||September 26, 2020||November 5, 2020|
|Last date of application and fee payment||November 4, 2020||February 2021|
|Announcement of shortlisted candidates||November 9 – 10, 2020||February 6 – 7, 2021|
|Interview dates||November 20 – 24, 2020||February 11 – 15, 2021|
|Result||Last week of November||Third week of February|
|Last date of acceptance and fee payment||December 12, 2020||March 8, 2021|
|Last date of withdrawal||December 31, 2020||March 25, 2021|
|Last date provide proof of completion of UG degree||December 31, 2020|
|Personal Interview||First or Second week of May|
|Last date of application for the PhD 2021||January 30, 2021|
|PhD (Working Professionals)|
|Application start date||December 20, 2020|
|Application last date||February 15, 2021|
|Publication of shortlisted candidates||Till March 15, 2021|
|Interview dates for shortlisted candidates||March 15 – 20, 2021 (Tentative)|
|Publication of shortlisted candidates for admission||First half of April 2021|
|Commencement of program||May 2021|
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|Established | Type||2007 | Public Institute|
|Approval||All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE)|
|Formerly known as||Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong (RGIIM)|
|Campus Area||120 acres|
|Total Intake | Enrolled||180 | 349|
|Total Faculty||27 (Ph.D. Holders)|
|Program Type||Postgraduate and Doctoral|
|Courses Offered||MBA, PGPEx-MBEE, Ph.D., Ph.D. (Working Professionals), and MBA (Working Executives)|
|Accepted Exam Scores||CAT/ GMAT, GATE, or NET|
|IIM Shillong rankings 2020||Ranked 30 for MBA by the NIRF|
Ranked 1 for Overall by the TOI
|Average package||INR 18.46 LPA|
|Highest package||INR 48.5 LPA|
|Top recruiters||Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters, HSBC Bank, etc|
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Given below are the ranking statistics for the institute:
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Mentioned below are the academic programs offered by the Indian Institute of Management Shillong and their eligibility criteria.
|PGP||Subjects: Economics and Public Policy, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques, Marketing Management, General Management, Finance and Accounting, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource, and Communication|
Eligibility: Applicants should have a valid CAT/GMAT score, with 50% aggregate marks during graduation
Duration: 2 Years
|PGPEx-MBEE||Subjects: Economics, Operations, Marketing, Human resources, Finance and Accounting, Strategy, Information Systems, Sustainability.|
Eligibility: Applicants should have a valid CAT/GMAT score (2017, 2018, 2019), with 5 years of work experience after graduation.
Duration: 1 Year
|Ph.D||Subjects: Economics and Public Policy, Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques, Marketing Management, General Management, Finance and Accounting, Strategic Management, Information Systems, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource, and Communication|
Eligibility: Candidates with Masters’ degree with 5 years of professional experience + GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET)
Duration: 5 Years
|MBA (Working Executives)||Eligibility: 50% marks during graduation + 5 years of working experience.|
Duration: 3 Years (Weekend Program)
|MDP||Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline and proficient in English|
Duration: 6 Months
Course offered at IIM Shillong costs a little more than other IIMs. IIM Shillong fee charged for the certification program is INR 60,000 and the highest fee that can be paid for a course is INR 18 Lacs.
IIM Shillong offers a PGPEx program for working professionals who have acquired 5 years of working experience and are now looking forward to work on their managerial skills. Given below are the crucial details about Postgraduate Program for Executives (PGPEx):
Eligible candidates can download the application form available on the official website of the Institute. Fill in all the necessary information with the requisite documents required as per the form. The selection criteria for the academic programs are based on the national level entrance exam mentioned below:
Candidates seeking admission to various programs offered by IIM Shillong shall fill the forms required for the required entrance exam. IIM Shillong admissions are given on the basis of centralized counseling conducted by IIMs.
Candidates seeking admission in the PGP program will be shortlisted for Group Discussion and Personal Interview on the basis of merit scored in various examinations. The table given below is the IIM Shillong Cut off to shortlist students for admission:
|Category||% in 10th||% in 12th||% in Graduation||CAT (Verbal Reasoning)||CAT (Logical Reasoning)||CAT (Quantitative Aptitude)|
Note: IIM Shillong follows the reservation policy of the Government of India for admission in Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.
IIM Shillong observed a 100% placement record for PGP 2020 batch. About 170 students participated in the placement who received more than 180 offers. The Consulting and Strategy sector offered maximum placements with the highest package notched at INR 48.5 LPA. Some prominent recruiters with the likes of Bain & Co, JP Morgan & Chase, PwC, Thomson Reuters and HSBC Bank.
|Highest Package||INR 48.5 LPA|
|Median Package||INR 17 LPA|
|Average Package||INR 18.76 LPA|
Recruiters from various sectors visited IIM Shillong for the 2020 placements. The statistics of IIM Shillong placements are presented in the image below:
The top recruiters of IIM Shillong 2020 placements include the following:
|Amazon||Goldman Sachs||JP Morgan Chase & Co|
|GlaxoSmithKline||PwC||Bain & Co|
Here is a comparison of the 3 top IIMs in India based on ranking, package, and other important factors:
|Particulars||IIM Rohtak||IIM Ranchi||IIM Shillong|
|Location||Part of National Capital Region (Delhi NCR)||Popular Tourist Destination||Good hotel accommodations, facilities for sports, angling, trekking, and hiking|
|Rankings||- Ranked 21 for MBA by NIRF 2020|
- Ranked 11 by Outlook-ICARE fir Top Public MBA Institutions
|- Ranked 20 for MBA by NIRF 2020|
- Ranked 30 for MBA by NIRF 2020
|Average Package||INR 13.7 LPA||INR 15 LPA||INR 18 LPA|
|Highest Package||INR 24 LPA||INR 22 LPA||INR 48.5 LPA|
|Top recruiters||Wipro, Infosys, Accenture, Yes Bank, Dabur, ICICI Bank, etc.||RPG, Valuelabs, Google and Maruti Suzuki, Tolaram, L&T, etc.||Amazon, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase & Co, GlaxoSmithKline, PwC, Bain & Co, Deloitte, etc.|
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The Institute assists the students in getting educational loans from banks during the admission process. They believe that no candidate should be denied the opportunity to pursue the Post Graduate Program. For this, IIM Shillong has a provision for the Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme to help the economically weak student studying in PGP.
Apart from this, the Fellow Program in Management which can be pursued in Economics, Marketing, and other disciplines is one where students are provided stipends and fellowships.
In addition to this, there are scholarships available for SC/ST/PwD students as per the norms laid by the Government of India.
The Institute is currently functioning on a temporary campus in Mayurbhanj Complex. However, the work for the permanent campus has been commenced. Following are some of the facilities offered by the Institute:
The faculty of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong has highly-qualified faculty members. The faculty members at the institute hold a Doctoral/ Master’s degree in their relevant fields. The current strength of the IIM Shillong faculty is as follows:
As per the IIM Shillong latest news, the institute has been into many activities such as the selection process amidst the pandemic or its collaboration with other organizations.
IIM Shillong has collaborated with 6 international universities which in return gives domestic students the to travel abroad via exchange programs and explore paths in the management fields. IIM Shillong is in collaboration with:
Ques. Is IIM better than IIT?
Ques. What is the fee of the PGP Executive MBA program at IIM Shillong?
Ques. What are the probable cities where I can appear for the Interview?
Ques. How is PGPex is different from PGP?
Ques. How good is IIM Shillong?
Ans. There are various parameters to assess how good an institution is, i.e.,
Ranking: IIM Shillong is counted as one of the top colleges in the country. The institution has been placed on 30th rank by NIRF in 2020.
Location: Shillong is well connected by air and by road. But sometimes due to foggy weather and difficult terrain, recruiters find it difficult to visit the city for the recruitment process. However, to maintain high placements, earlier IIm Shillong has arranged recruitment drives in other cities like Gauhati.
Placements: IIM Shillong witnessed 100% placements in the Academic year 2020, where the highest placement offer observed a surge to 48.5 LPA. The Average package for 2018-2020 batch was 18.6 LPA. The top recruiters include Amazon, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase & Co, GlaxoSmithKilne, PwC, Bain & Co, Deloitte. Read More
Ques. What is the average package at IIM Shillong?
Ques. How is the Mayurbhanj Campus of IIM Shillong?
Ans. Almost all of the colleges listed here are in the top 20 list of MBA colleges in India for Finance. Among the new IIMs, the ones good for Finance are IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak, IIM Raipur, IIM Udaipur, and IIM Kashipur. Admission Criteria Given below are the admission criteria for the institutes mentioned in the question. IIMs take admission based on the performance of the students in CAT/GMAT. For final selection into the program, IIMs conduct Written Ability Tests (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interviews (PI). XIMB accepts admission through CAT/GMAT/XAT score + WAT + PI + GD. IMT G takes admission through CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT score + Group Exercise (GE) + Personal Interview (PI). IIT M selects students for admission based on their performance in CAT/GMAT + WAT + PI. IMI Delhi accepts CAT/GMAT/ATMA/CMAT/XAT score and students are selected based on their performance in Extempore, Essay Writing, and Personal Interview. TAPMI selects students based on their CAT/GMAT/XAT scores which is followed by WAT, PI, and GD. The table below draws a comparison of the MBA program offered by the institutes. Institute Fees Highest CTC Average CTC New IIMs IIM Ranchi- 15.30 lakhs IIM Ranchi- 26 LPA IIM Ranchi- 15.02 LPA IIM Rohtak- 14.65 lakh IIM Rohtak- 24.13 LPA IIM Rohtak- 13.7 LPA IIM Raipur- 14.20 lakhs IIM Raipur- 24.06 LPA IIM Raipur- 15.2 LPA IIM Udaipur- 13.75 lakhs IIM Udaipur- 27.5 LPA IIM Udaipur-13.2 LPA IIM Kashipur- 10.58 lakhs IIM Kashipur- 28 LPA IIM Kashipur- 12.17 LPA IIM Shillong 14.4 lakh 48.5 LPA 14.8 LPA XIMB 20.8 lakh 58.2 LPA (International) 15.4 LPA IMT Ghaziabad 17.5 lakhs 57 LPA (International) 12.5 LPA IIT Madras 8 lakhs 29.02 LPA 14.38 LPA IMI Delhi 17.15 LPA 22 LPA 13.07 LPA TAPMI 14.3 LPA 26 LPA 12.7 LPA Top recruiters at these institutes include Tata Steel, Cognizant, Capgemini, Accenture, Apollo Munich, Godrej, Emami, Nestle, Titan, Maruti Suzuki, PCBL, HDFC Bank, Mu Sigma, Larsen & Toubro, GMR, Tata Steel, Godrej & Boyce, and Vedanta and many more. All of the mentioned institutes are good for MBA in Finance. However, based on facilities provided, course curriculum, and placements the order of preference should be IIM Shillong, new IIMs, XIMB, IMT-G, IMI-D, IIT-M, TAPMI.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIMR], Ranchi||# 28 by Financial Express||₹7,65,000|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management - [SIBM], Pune||# 10 by TOI||₹9,50,000|
|Management Development Institute - [MDI], Gurgaon||# 6 by TOI||₹9,24,000|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore||# 5 by Financial Express||₹7,50,711|
|Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies - [NMIMS Deemed to be University], Mumbai||# 26 by ARIIA (university)||₹3,11,500|
|National Institute of Industrial Engineering - [NITIE], Mumbai||# 101 by NIRF||--|
|Indian Institute of Technology - [IIT], New Delhi||# 3 by NIRF||₹2,19,275|
|SP Jain Institute of Management and Research - [SPJIMR], Mumbai||# 16 by Financial Express||₹15,92,000|
|Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay - [SJMSOM], Mumbai||# 13 by The Week||₹4,80,650|
|Indian Institute of Foreign Trade - [IIFT], New Delhi||# 31 by Financial Express||₹7,60,000|