IIM Shillong

Located in the North-Eastern part of the country, Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (IIM Shillong) is a public, and an independent Management Institute in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya, India. IIM Shillong is the seventh IIM to be established in India. IIM Shillong has been set up with a transparent focus of offering good quality management education and research in the North-Eastern region of India.

Founded in 2007, IIM Shillong offers various Postgraduate (PG), executive, and doctoral programmes in the field of management. Director D P Goyal heads this university. As per Business Today, IIM Shillong ranked 14th for MBA. Admissions to this Institute is purely based on scores obtained in the Common Admission Test (CAT) followed by Personal Interview and Group Discussion rounds. 


IIM Shillong’s new campus of the Institute is under construction on a 120-acre space at Umsawli. Construction is expected to be finished in 2020. The campus augmentation consists of barracks redesigned to house participants and classrooms. The faculty and director quarters are between the main and expansion campuses. The Institute has a luxurious heritage guest houses that provide stay for visiting guests, faculty, and corporates.


IIM Shillong final placements 2020 finished with a noteworthy 71% increase in the highest CTC and 11.8% expansion in the average CTC when contrasted with the previous year. Some of the top recruiters are Ola Cabs, Titan, FIITJEE, HSBC Bank, JP Morgan, Cognizant, Berger, CASHe, Godrej, BirlaSoft, and many more.


IIM Shillong has a special arrangement for Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme to help monetarily weak PGP members. The number of scholarships and amount of help is decided based on family yearly gross pay, members liquidity, reliability and her/his general suitability for the same. Moreover, there are scholarships made accessible to Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Scheduled Caste (SC)/People with Disabilities (PWD) members by the Government of India.

Notable Alumni

  • Nikita Agarwal, Financial Analyst at Amazon

  • Anisha Khurana, CA at JP Morgan

  • Aditya Ghosh, Board Member at OYO Hotels & Homes and at Fabindia

  • Bhaskar Natarajan, Head of Programme Execution, TATA Trusts


IIM Shillong campus is located in Shillong city in Nongthymmai district in the state of Meghalaya, India. There are many events conducted by IIM Shillong annually which are as follows:

  • TEDx IIM Shillong

  • Podium

  • Manthan

  • Nirvana

  • Innovative Corporate Engagement Meet

  • Khlurthma

  • Nurturing Minds

Courses and Fees

IIM Shillong offers program in Master in Business Administration (MBA). They also provide an Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) and MBA for working people. IIM Shillong also offers doctoral programs (PhD).

 Faculty at IIM Shillong put their complete effort towards the Institution as they also have academic and industrial experiences. IIM Shillong has faith in a solid industry interface and has put resources into creating associations with nearby enterprises.

The details of IIM Shillong fees, courses, and eligibility criteria are as mentioned below.


Total Fee

Eligibility Criteria

PhD/PhD (working individuals) (4 years)

Rs 5.5 Lakhs

  • Postgraduate degree and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience as on the last day of application. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from current employer is required at the time of Personal Interview.

  • Graduation with minimum 55% aggregate marks for General Candidates. 5% relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.

  • A Masters’ degree or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks, 5% relaxation will be given to reserved category candidates.


MBA/PGPM (2 years)

Rs 10.00 Lakhs

  1. Candidates are selected purely based on their CAT score, followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

  1. Also, a student should have completed a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% (45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) aggregate from a recognized university.

Executive MBA (EMBA) (3 years)

Rs 18.75 Lakhs

All the candidates must have at least a bachelor degree in any program from a reputed and recognized University. CAT scores and / or GMAT (Valid score since the last three years) scores will be required. Minimum of 5 years’ experience is needed. Some composure may be given to candidates with sturdy managerial/supervisory experience.



Contact this Institution

IIM Shillong Address-


Nongthymmai, Shillong city, Meghalaya, India



Pin Code- 793014



Website- https://www.iimshillong.ac.in/


Foreign Exchange

In recent years, IIM Shillong has moved a step further towards offering an efficient atmosphere to its participants through constant interactions with institutions across the world. IIM Shillong has tie-ups with international institutions like the Nanyang Business School (NTU), Singapore, IESEG School of Management, Lille Catholic University, France, and the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, China. Instead of the connections as mentioned above, the participants of the Post Graduate Program for Executives - Managing Business in India and China are involved in knowledge building and enhancement through reputed institutions such as the Ocean University of China and the School of Management at Fudan University.


  • IIM Shillong ranked 1st among all IIMs by Times 2020.

  • IIM Shillong was ranked 24th among management schools in India by the NIRF.

  • IIM Shillong ranked 10th in “Top Public Institutions of 2020” by Outlook India.

News and Publication

  • 21st November 2020- Indian Institute of Management (IIM Shillong) and Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC) signs MoU with FICCI FLO.  

  • 16th – 20th November 2020- MDP on General Management Program focusing on Leadership for Officers of PowerGrid organized by IIM Shillong.

  • 3rd – 7th October 2020- International Program on Healthcare Management at IIT Shillong.

  • 14th – 29th September 2020- Hindi Fortnight closing ceremony. 

  • 21st – 25th September 2020- MDP on “Academic Leadership in Indian Education.”

Director Message

IIM Shillong, the 7th IIMs, which commenced its academic session from 2008, with its deeply ingrained belief in the practice of value-based management education, engages itself in building corporate leaders and entrepreneurs with strong ethical values rooted in the traditional Indian management system, synchronised with modern management practices. IIM Shillong is nestled in the lap of the serene green hills amidst the abode of Clouds in the state of Meghalaya and provides the perfect ambience for serious academic pursuits of the best global standards.

IIM Shillong is committed to becoming an internationally acclaimed management institute with a global outlook grounded in Indian Ethos and to achieve this vision, we have set our sights on global standards of academic excellence, action-oriented research, value-based consultancy, and quality executive education. At IIM Shillong, we are proactive in our approach to the challenges of a constantly changing and dynamic global business environment, and discover ourselves through innovative academic programmes, course curriculum and pedagogical innovations. We have a large alumni network with a number of our students working at senior leadership positions. In order to provide cross-cultural exposure to our students and faculty, IIM Shillong is taking big strides to foster international collaborations with Management Institutes of repute.

We also emphasize on the ever-growing significance of sustainable development and business practices and to promote sustainability, IIM Shillong organises an annual international conference on sustainability (SUSCON), which attracts a large number of researchers and practitioners from across the world. With our mandate for the entire North Eastern region and the state of Meghalaya, IIM Shillong has set up a Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CeDNER) right since the inception of the institute, under which various activities including training programmes for the youth are organised. These programmes have helped the youth of the region to either set up their own ventures or getting employment opportunities. IIM Shillong has also have been very fortunate to get Dr APJ Abdul Kalam as a visiting faculty, who had been inspiring our students for several years till he breathed his last in 2015. As a mark of respect to the great inspirational icon, we, along with the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER) and North East Council (NEC) have set up the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Centre for Policy Research and Analysis with a focus on the development of the North East, specifically promoting Tourism, BPO, Logistics, 3H mission-Handloom, Handicraft and Horticulture.

With the support from faculty, staff, students, Board of Governors and all other stakeholders, we are striving to build further on the strong foundations of IIM Shillong and attain greater heights of eminence. On behalf of the entire family, I take this opportunity to invite you to our campus and become a part of this transformational journey.