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Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews

Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2016
  • There are 4 hostels in the campus and being a new institute, hostels are new as well. The campus is running out of Mayurbhanj Complex which was previously the erstwhile summer palace of Mayurbhanj Kings, so I suppose that would explain the scenic beauty and the marvelous campus that IIM Shillong has. Hostel fee is included in the overall fee of the course and there are no other hostel fee.
  • MBA at IIM Shillong is strictly residential program and hence there is no requirement of any PGs. However for guests and parents, you would find various hotels at budget as well as luxury rates in the vicinity of the campus (3 to 4 Km). Taxi (reserved and shares) are always available near the gate of the campus and hence connectivity is never an issue and main market is approximately 4 to 5 Km away only.
  • Food in mess is good (considering the fact that nobody likes mess food, I would not call it great). There is a fixed menu for every week and you would get veg as well as non-veg food, ranging from south Indian to western, easter and north Indian dishes. Also sometimes we get local north-east dishes like Mawphlang burger. The cost of food/mess is also included in college fee and students don't have to pay separately for that. But in case you are not satisfied with what you get in mess, you can order food in campus from KFC, Dominos, some local restaurants etc.
  • Classrooms are aesthetically appealing and being in a hilly area it is perfectly suited for studies. We have latest technology like smart board in our classroom. You need not take notes, whatever teacher writes on smartboard, you get a scanned copy of it automatically in your mailbox. There is also a conference room in campus. The library is enriched with books of all genera from academic, research oriented to novels and magazines. Also our library has 6 terminals of Bloomberg which is extremely handy for any kind of research work. We have 2 separate dining halls for 1st year and 2nd year students. They are neat and well maintained. Wi-Fi and LAN is the heart of the institute and we have 100Mbps LAN and I have personally seen download speed of 8MB/sec. You will never see any Youtube videos buffering and can download 1GB file in 2 to 2.5 minutes. Every student is provided with a room heater for winters. Also every washroom in campus has a geyser installed. We also have a place for bone fire. In terms of sports, we have badminton court, basketball court, volleyball court etc.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016
  • Indian Institute of Management, Shillong being top B-schools lives up to expectation and thus the infrastructure being provided is one of the best.
  • WiFi speed is very good.

  • Students have generally been seen preferring On-campus placement as the academic schedule is very rigorous at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.
  • Food is of high quality on the campus.

Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016
  • The quality of classroom, labs are good at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong.
  • Libraries have the latest editions.
  • WiFi speed is quick.
  • People generally prefer commutation with a taxi which is easily available.

  • The academic curriculum is strict at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong and that is one of the reasons why students prefer on-campus housing options.

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2020
  • Good packages with average salary around Rs 3-4 lakh per annum and highest about Rs 15 lakh per annum.
  • Good alumini work. 

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Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Shillong Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure Facilities at Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Shillong:

Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Shillong is a lush green Campus with State of Art facilities.


  • The library of RGIIM is one of the most modern and tech-savvy libraries in the country.
  • It has acquired an excellent collection of management related books, journals, and non-book materials.
  • The library maintains a separate collection of printed books and digital media
  • The Library is also equipped with the latest E-Resources 
  • The Library also has some special Collections of EXIM Bank, World Bank, and Harvard Business Review.


  • All the classrooms are designed with high-tech infrastructure
  • The classrooms are fully equipped with modern facilities 
  • Each classroom is fitted with a smartboard that has Internet connectivity.
  • The classes are also provided with high-speed wireless internet connectivity
  • Most of the classrooms are provided with wireless microphone facilities and are equipped with video conferencing facilities.

IT Infrastructure:

  • State of art IT infrastructure with the latest equipment is available at IIM for students and faculty. 
  • Both wired and wireless network serves as the backbone for the techno-savvy faculty and students to assist in their regular work requirements.


  • There are both single and double occupancy rooms available for the students.
  • Besides the basic amenities, the dormitories are also connected with Wireless Mesh Network [WMN].
  • There is also a common reading room, recreation room equipped with table-tennis, carom, and television facilities.
  • Gymnasium, basketball and badminton court are present within the campus.

Other Facilities:

  • Auditorium
  • Guest House
  • Syndicate rooms

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