The PGDM curriculum comprises of a blend of core and elective courses, assorted from different functional as well as cross functional areas. The institute offers ample opportunities for all round development through number of seminars and a capstone course designed by industry experts and eminent academicians from India and abroad. The institute follows judicious blend of class room teaching, case analysis, simulation, modeling, scenario building, industry analysis etc. as pedagogy. Active participation in the learning process allows the budding managers to acquire knowledge, attitude, skills and a mindset to handle varied and complex business problems successfully.

Batch Size: 182 (Batch 2017-19)

Batch Composition: Out of the total 182 admissions in the batch 2017-19, there are 158 students with Engineering or Technology background. Only 15 students are from Commerce or finance background. There is a total of 64 fresh graduates and the rest are having work experience. 64 students have work experience in the range of 1.5-3 years. There are also 21 students with work experience of more than 36 months.

Placements: IIM Shillong concluded the final placement 2018 with average salary going up to Rs.15.5 lakhs from Rs.14.8 lakhs and the highest salary of Rs.26 Lakhs from Rs. 24 lakhs last year. Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) stole the placement show at IIM Shillong sectoral placement 2018 with 38% offers. Like last year, Sales & Marketing has emerged as the top domain with 36% roles this year, increased from 30% last year. A domain wise snapshot of the batch placements are as follows:

Domain % Offers Top Companies Highest CTC
Sales and Marketing 36 Amazon, Berger, IOCL, TATA Motors, Kohler 25 LPA
Gen Man and Consulting 21 Deloitte USI, Mahindra GMC, Muthoot Fincorp, LNB Group 24 LPA
Finance 24 Barclays, Cummins, Federal Bank, Futures First 26 LPA
Operations 4 3SC solutions, TATA Steel, DCPL 19 LPA
IT and Analytics 16 CTS, Droom, Wipro, VMWare 17 LPA

Admission Process: IIM Shillong usually follows a two-step selection process. First, shortlisting based on CAT score and then WAT and PI rounds for the shortlisted students. Candidates who fulfill the first stage of the admission criteria (CAT) are called for WAT and PI rounds. They look for students with strong analytical skills and orientation towards outcome, as reflected in their CAT scores and in their academic and work performance. And, also those with a social or community orientation.