Indian Institute of Management Shillong, popularly known as IIM Shillong, is ranked 24th among management institutes in India in NIRF 2019 Rankings. It is the 7th IIM in the family of 20 IIMs established in India so far. IIM-S offers 2 postgraduate, 1 doctoral, and 1 executive program in different management streams. Admission is done on the basis of marks scored in exams like – CAT, GATE, CMAT or NET.
IIM Shillong has a pretty good Return on Investment (ROI) in terms of placements, profiles, and learning experience. The placements for each year is increasing in terms of average and highest package drawn by the students. Those interested in finance roles can go for IIM Shillong as more than 31% of recruitment is done in the BFSI sector in 2019.
IIM Shillong Highlights
|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|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Based|
IIM Shillong Ranking
Given below are the ranking statistics for the institute:
- Ranked 40th in the management category by Economic Times in 2019
- Ranked 24th among the management colleges by NIRF in its overall ranking of 2019
- Ranked 2nd among management colleges in India by Chronicle
- Ranked 14th among Business Today ranked colleges in Meghalaya in 2018
- Ranked 22nd by JagranJosh at national level college in management category
IIM Shillong Courses
Mentioned below are the academic programs offered by the Indian Institute of Management Shillong and their eligibility criteria.
Course 1: Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP)
Students are offered subjects from the areas of economics, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, operations, and general management.
Duration: 2-year | Full-time
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree holder with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PwD).
Valid score of CAT for Indian and GMAT score for overseas candidates are necessary to take admission in IIM Shillong. This will be followed by GD and PI.
Course 2: Post-Graduate Program for Executives (PGPex)
This program acquaints students with proper management knowledge and skills. Areas like Finance and Accounting, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations & Quantitative Technique, Human Resources are offered.
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree holder in any discipline.
Work Experience: 5 years
Students need to produce a valid score of GMAT/CAT. A personal interview will also take place for final selection.
Course 3: Doctoral Program in Management (Ph.D.)
Fellowships awarded in the following fields: economics, finance, HR, information systems, marketing, and operations management.
Duration:4-year | Full-time
Eligibility: Masters’ degree with 60% marks for General, 55% engineering students, 50% Non-Engineering students. (OR) Graduate with qualifications of CA, ICWA, and CS.
Work Experience: 5 years for Masters’ degree holders.
GMAT/GRE/CAT/JRF/UGC/NET scores which will be followed by an interview.
Course 4: Management Development Programme (MDP)
These are short duration programs varying from two days to six months, for working executives from the industry, education, and government sectors held both on- and off-campus.
Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline and proficiency in English.
IIM Shillong Admission
Eligible candidates can download the application form available on the official website of the Institute. Fill in all the necessary information with requisite documents required as per the form. The selection criteria for the academic programs are based on the national level entrance exam mentioned below:
- CAT (Common Admission Test)
- GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)
- GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
- GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)
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 minimum requirements for shortlisting candidates:
Minimum marks required for the shortlisting process
|Category||% in 10th||% in 12th||% in Graduation||CAT 2019 (Verbal Reasoning)||CAT 2019 (Logical Reasoning)||CAT 2019 (Quantitative Aptitude)|
IIM Shillong Fees & Eligibility
|COURSE||TOTAL FEES/ YEAR||ELIGIBILITY|
|PG Program||-||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|PG Program||-||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|MBA||-||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|Ph.D.||₹1.83 Lakhs||Post Graduation|
IIM Shillong Scholarships
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.
- For the first year, a student will be given INR 20,000, for second and third year INR 25,000 and for the fourth year, INR 30,000
- An additional stipend of INR 5,000 will be paid to students for the academic duty assigned up to 10 hours in a week.
- Students who will be teaching full 30 credits courses will be given an additional stipend of INR 7,000
In addition to this, there are scholarships available for SC/ST/PwD students as per the norms laid by the Government of India.
IIM Shillong Placements
The final placement for the academic year 2018-19 saw the participation of 62 recruiters in various domains such as Consultancy, Finance, General Management, IT & Analytics, Operations & HR, Sales, and Marketing. A total of 172 students were placed with the highest package of INR 28 LPA.
IIM Shillong hosted some of the biggest names from the industry such as Deloitte, ICICI Bank, Amazon, Cognizant, Group M, TATA Motors, Accenture, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Google, JP Morgan & Chase, etc. Given below are the statistics for the previous year –
|Highest Package||28 LPA|
|Median Package||16.50 LPA|
|Average Package||16.79 LPA|
IIM Shillong Facilities
The Insitute is currently functioning in 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:
Campus Facilities: The main buildings of the Institute compromises of administrative offices, faculty offices, classrooms, library and conference halls. Apart from this, there are well-furnished guest houses that provide stay for visiting faculty and guests.
Library: IIM Shillong has one of the most modern and tech libraries in the country. It is equipped with the latest E-books, magazines, e-books, journals at both national and international levels.
Hostels: There are both single and double rooms available for students in hostels. All the basic amenities are being provided which includes study table, common room, mess, gymnasium, room heater, internet facility, etc.
Classrooms: They are equipped with high tech infrastructure to help the students learn in a better way. The classes are also provided with high-speed wireless internet connectivity, videoconferencing, microphone facilities, etc.