IIM Shillong Admission 2023: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

K Krishna Priya K Krishna Priya | Feb 26, 2023
K Krishna Priya
K Krishna Priya

Updated on - Feb 26, 2023

IIM Shillong admission 2023 has commenced for the academic year. Interested candidates can apply for admission via the official website of IIM Shillong. IIM Shillong admission 2023 offers courses like MBA, PGPE(MBE), PGPWE, and Ph.D. The intake is based on the score obtained by the candidate in the CAT examinations.

Candidates seeking admission at the IIM Shillong must check their eligibility criteria before applying.IIM Shillong admission 2023 could be made online on the institute's official website and the IIM Shillong admission 2023 criteria are based on the score obtained by the candidate.

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Highlights Of IIM Shillong Admission 2023

The highlights of IIM Shillong admission 2023 are tabulated below.

Institute   IIM Shillong
Type Public
Courses PGP, PGP-EX, PGP-WE, PhD, PhD for Working Professionals
Mode of Application Online
Mode Of Exam Offline
Entrance Exam CAT / GATE / GMAT / GRE / JRF
Selection Criteria Entrance and Merit-based

IIM Shillong PG Admission 2023

Indian institute of management Shillong admission is offering Bachelor’s Programmes for Admission 2023. For the MBA course at IIM Shillong, candidates require a bachelor's degree with 50% in any discipline for general category candidates. Those belonging to SC, ST, DA, and PwD have to score at least 45% in their bachelor’s to be eligible. Indian applicants can apply via CAT scores while foreign applicants can apply via GMAT scores. For PGP(MBE) course at IIM Shillong candidate require applicants must carry their certificates before going to EAC. They would be evaluated based on analytical skills, admission test scores, relevant experience, and interviews. For PGP WE at, IIM Shillong requires applicants to qualify for the Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline with a 50% aggregate or equivalent CGPA and a minimum of 03 years of work experience after bachelor’s degree completion taken into consideration. 

IIM Shillong PG Admission
IIM Shillong PGP Admission IIM Shillong PGPEX Admission IIM Shillong PGP WE Admission

IIM Shillong PGPEX Admission

  • PGPEX program is a postgraduate program designed for executives. The PGPEx program has focused on managing businesses in emerging markets.  The workshop series and innovation camp are the main attraction of this program.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a particular discipline.
  • The candidates must qualify for CAT  or GMAT.
  • 05 years of professional experience is mandatory.

IIM Shillong PGP WE Admission

  • The other name for PGPWE is MBA for working executives. MBAWE programs are for experienced professionals and online sessions are held mostly over the weekends.
  • The MBA program is a two-year master's degree program that allows the students to pursue higher studies like Ph.D. after completing this course.
  • IIM Shillong offers PGPWE Admission based on PGPWE Test.
  • The candidate must possess Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline with 50% aggregate.
  • A minimum of 03 years of work experience after bachelor’s degree completion is required.
  • Candidates with or without CAT / GMAT scores are eligible to apply. 

IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023

Most doctoral programs offered at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong admission are for those who commit to striving for managerial excellence. Ph.D. is a 4-year course and, candidates who satisfy the Indian Institute of Management Shillong Ph.D. eligibility criteria can pursue their studies in the college. A master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks for general candidates (including EWS), in a 10+2+3 pattern. For the 10+2+4 pattern, the candidates must have a master's degree, securing a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.


  • IIM Shillong offers a Ph.D. program for four years. Candidates who are unable to complete the program within the mentioned time can continue in the program depending upon their progress and with payment of the continuation fee.
  • The candidates willing to apply for Ph.D. should have a master’s degree with 60% and 55% with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Test scores will be considered according to the GMAT's last five years' scores.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal interview and written test

IIM Shillong Admission Dates 2023

IIM Shillong admission 2023 events and their dates are as mentioned below.



GRE Last Date to Register

Sep 10, 2021; Feb 25, 2022

Personal Interview

Feb 2, 2022


Nov 27, 2022

IIM Shillong Entrance Exams 2023

IIM Shillong for MBA, the applicants have to qualify for the CAT exam and score at a minimum percentile as proposed by IIM Shillong MBA. For admission in PGPE(MBE), the applicants have to qualify for the CAT exam and score at a minimum percentile as proposed by IIM Shillong for MBA. All candidates applying for PGP WE, are required to qualify for a written test followed by a personal interview. A candidate may apply by providing a valid CAT / GMAT score or appearing for the WEMAT (Working Executive Management Aptitude Test).







IIM Shillong GMAT Admission 2023

IIM Shillong admission 2023 accepts the GMAT percentile for shortlisting PG courses like PGP, PGPEX, PGP WE, and Ph.D. For GMAT, only Verbal & Quantitative Sections are considered. GMAT is a computer-based test for pursuing management studies abroad. The duration of the GMAT is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The GMAT exam can be attempted five times a year. GMAT exam pattern comprises four sections - Verbal reasoning, Quantitative reasoning, Integrated reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Multiple attempts are possible but there is no definite official date for the GMAT 2022 exam date. There are also no definite cutoff marks for GMAT exams. Interested applicants for the GMAT exam may appear according to convenience; however, there must be a 16 days gap after each attempt. The most essential part of the GMAT is that a total of 8 attempts for the GMAT exam will be allowed. A GMAT score of 760+ which is almost 99 percentile is considered that a candidate can secure a good rank in the top colleges.

IIM Shillong Application Process 2023

The IIM Shillong application form for admission is available on the official website. Students can fill out the IIM Shillong application form, attach the required documents, make the required payment, and appear in the required examinations. The admission fee must be paid as per the IIM Shillong fee structure.

  • The admission process for enrollment in the various courses in the institute is based on the merit scored in previous qualifying examinations.
  • The selection process also includes a counseling session and a personal interview.
  • The admission fee must be paid as per the IIM Shillong fee structure.
  • IIM Shillong application form 2023 is available on the institute's official website.

Cut Off 2022 Shortlisting Criteria

The shortlisting criteria for IIM Shillong admission 2023 for various courses are as follows.

IIM Shillong MBA CAT Shortlisting Criteria for 2022-2024 Batch



Section 1 (VARC)

Section 2 (DILR)

Section 3 (QA)


















(Horizontal Reservation)




Stage-1: IIM Shillong Shortlisting Criteria
IIM Shillong shortlists the candidates based on CAT 2022 score, past academic performance, and other criteria as

  • The shortlisting for the final selection round in IIM Shillong Admission Criteria requires a minimum of 75 percentile in each of the three sections of CAT.
  • No Minimum Overall Percentile in CAT 2022 for shortlisting is mentioned.
  • If the candidate does not score the minimum percentile in CAT 2022, he/she is not considered for shortlisting for the final selection stage.
  • The candidate with the excellent score is awarded higher points in shortlisting criteria
  • Minimum of 80% & above marks in Class 10, 12 & Graduation are required to avail full weightage for shortlisting. 
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for GD & PI have to attend the final selection process.
  • The eligible candidates are segregated as per their academic disciplines in graduation as reported in CAT 2022.
  • Short-listed candidates are informed through the IIM Shillong website.

Stage-2: IIM Shillong Final Selection Criteria 

  • The shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in the Final selection round for admission to IIM Shillong
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to fill in the Interview form.
  • IIM Shillong would send PI to those shortlisted candidates.
  • IIM Shillong's final selection criteria consist of a Personal Interview (PI) Round.
  • After the final admission round, IIM Shillong will generate a final merit list for selected candidates based on CAT 2021 score, performance in PI, and Academic profile.
  • The scores used will be the Score in PI; Overall CAT Absolute Score which will further be normalized for the preparation of the final merit list
  • There will be different cut-off scores for candidate’s performance in PI in different categories

Steps to Apply for IIM Shillong Admission

The step-by-step application process for IIM Shillong admission 2023 is as follows.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the college.
  • Step 2: Register yourself and verify your ID.
  • Step 3: Fill out the form available there.
  • Step 4: Attach the required documents.
  • Step 5: Make the required payment via net banking/debit/credit card.
  • Step 6: Submit the form.

Documents Required for Application Process

The following documents required for application at IIM Shillong are as follows.

  • 10+2 and graduation mark sheets
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Printed photos and signature
  • ID proof
  • Caste Certificate

IIM Shillong Admission Helpline 2023

The contact details of IIM Shillong courses admission 2023 are as follows.

IIM Shillong Admission Contact Details
Address HW52+GP6 Admin Building, Jingkieng, Shillong, Meghalaya
Phone 0364 230 8000
Email [email protected]


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IIM Shillong Admission Highlights

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IIM Shillong Admission FAQs

Does IIM Shillong provide admission to undergraduate courses? 

No. The college only provides admission to PG or PhD programmes. 

How can one get admission to MBA (PGP) course at IIM Shillong?

The selection of candidates for the MBA (PGP) course is done on the basis of the CAT and GMAT scores.

Under what specializations can one get admitted to a PhD? 

There are various specialisations available for PhD courses like Marketing, Finance and Control, Strategic Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, Economics and Public Policy, Operations and Quantitative Techniques, and Sustainability and Liberal Studies.

IIM Shillong Reviews

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Hitesh Kuanr | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

  • 3
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 2.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : As per chse board marks admission is performed. I have attend 12th board examination. Cutoff is 69%

K. P. Bali Bali | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Candidate must clear the CAT exam and must have passed the 12th from a recognized institute to get admission in this college. Minimum 95%tile is required.

Jeevansaaathii | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2016

  • 3.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Placements 4
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 4

Academics & Faculty : Daily routine is 9 am to 5 pm. Teaching method is traditional but effective. Teachers engage well with you and make you understand the concepts very well. Overall experience is good and well.

Tejashwi Kumar | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2016

  • 4.4
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 4
  • Academics 4.5
  • Fees 5
  • Placements 4

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : 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

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