IIM Shillong PGP Selection Criteria 2022

IIM Shillong PGP final selection criteria 2022

IIM Shillong PGP Final Selection Criteria 2022 ( Admission process, Fees, Placements)

Indian Institute of Management Shillong (IIM Shillong or IIM-S) is a public, fully autonomous management institute which is established in 2007 in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya. It was the seventh Indian Institute of Management to be established in India. According to NIRF ranking 2021, IIM Shillong has ranked 23rd place among the top MBA colleges in India. The admissions will be done based on the scores of the students on the Common Admission Test (CAT). In this article, we will discuss the admission/selection process, fee structure, and PGP 2022 placements in detail.

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IIM Shillong Selection Criteria 2022

When it comes to the admission process at IIM Shillong, the selection process will be done in 2 phases. In phase 1, the candidates who applied for the admissions are shortlisted for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). After the completion of GD and PI, based on the performance in GD, PI, CAT scores and Academics the final merit list will be prepared to offer the admissions for the final shortlisted candidates. Have a look at the phases in the selection process of IIM Shillong for MBA admissions in detail.

Phase 1:

Candidates who applied for the PGP admissions of IIM Shillong were shortlisted for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) based on the minimum requirement of the CAT sectional cut off (Based on CAT 2021) which is given below.

Category CAT Percentile(VARC) CAT Percentile(DILR) CAT Percentile(QA)
DA 50 50 50
ST 50 50 50
SC 60 60 60
EWS 75 75 75
OTHERS 75 75 75

These are the minimum requirements of marks required for shortlisting in various categories based on the admission process for the batch 2022-24 (closed). The reason behind the low CAT cut off in the admissions of IIM Shillong is to improve the academic and gender diversity in the batch.

Phase 2:

After the GD & PI process, the scores of PI will be used along with the academic and overall CAT performance of the shortlisted candidates for the preparation of the final merit list.

Category Cut-off as Minimum Percentage of Performance out of Maximum Possible Performance in GD Cut-off as Minimum Percentage of Performance out of Maximum Possible Performance in PI
DA 20.0% 20.0%
ST 20.0% 20.0%
SC 25.0% 25.0%
EWS 30.0% 30.0%
OTHERS 30.0% 30.0%

These are the Cut-off on the Performances of Candidates in GD & PI for different categories in the admission process of IIM Shillong. This final merit list will be prepared based on the scores as shown below.

  • X: Score based on academic performance in Xth, XIIth, and Graduation
  • Y: Score in PI
  • Z: Overall CAT Absolute Score

Points to be awarded for computing the Score X based on the candidate’s academic performance in Xth, XIIth, and Graduation. The points awarded for the various percentages are given below.

Percentage of marks in X, XII, or Graduation Points to be awarded for computing the Score X
Up to 50% 0
More than 50% up to 60% 2.5
More than 60% up to 70% 5.0
More than 70% up to 80% 7.5
More than 80% 10

Component X will count for an overall weightage of 20%. Whereas class 10th percentage will have a weight of 5%, that of class 12th is 7%, and the Graduation percentage will count for 8%. These will be normalized based on the stream (for Class XII) and Academic Category (for Graduation).

IIM Shillong fees structure 2022

IIM Shillong has provision for a Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme to help economically weak MBA students. The tuition fees for MBA/PGP is around 14.6 Lakhs for the 2-year full-time programme. The Institute assists the participants in availing of educational loans from banks during the admission process. The details regarding the process are made available to the participants after they are offered admission to the Institute.

IIM Shillong PGP/MBA Placements 2022 (Average, Highest, Lowest & Median Packages)

This placement season was conducted in two days with a batch size of 250 students have been offered from various prominent companies that participated in this final placement season. This placement season witnessed 100% placements in various domains. Now let us see the placement key highlights of this final placement season. In the final PGP placements of the IIM Shillong 2022 batch, the highest package stood at 55.22 Lakhs per annum, the average package stood at 23.10 Lakhs per annum which is an increase of 20.50% from the last year and the median salary stood at 22.28 Lakhs per annum as shown below that represents the PGP placement key highlights at IIM Shillong for the batch 2022.

IIM Shillong placement Key highlights 2022

Placements Packages
Highest Package INR 55.22 LPA
Average Package INR 23.10 LPA
Median Package INR 22.28 LPA
Average Package of top 20% INR 31.31 LPA
Average Package of top 50% INR 26.95 LPA

One thing that you must remember is that this information is completely based on the data available on the official PGP placement report pdf on the official website of IIM Shillong. The Lowest package details were not disclosed by the institute on their latest placement report.

Sector-wise Offers

In this latest final PGP placements, most of the offers are given from the BFSI sector which is 27% of the offers in this placement season and 24% of the offers are from the IT & Analytics sector. Check out the below pie chart that represents the sector-wise split of the PGP placements 2022 in detail.


Prominent Companies

The placement season saw participation from a total of 73 recruiters in various domains such as Consulting & Strategy, Finance, General Management, Human Resources & Operations, IT & Analytics, and Sales & Marketing. Among those 43 are first-time recruiters. IIM Shillong conducted the placement season through the participation of several prominent recruiters including Aditya Birla Capital, Amagi, Amazon, Bain & Company, Capgemini, Cognizant, D.E. Shaw, Deloitte USI, EY, Goldman Sachs, HSBC Bank, ICICI Group, Infosys Consulting and other who reaffirmed their faith in the institute.


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IIM Shillong Batch Profile 2020-22 (Batch Size, Gender Ratio, Work Experience & Educational Background)

When it comes to the batch profile of IIM Shillong for batch 2020-22, the PGP batch size is approximately 250 students and the gender ratio was 75% of male and 25% female as shown in the below demographics.


As you can see in the above picture that represents the PGP batch profile of the batch 2022 with their gender ratio and the educational background statistics, almost 53% of the students are having an educational background in Engineering, 20% of the batch are having Commerce & Finance background, 12% are having Science, 8% are having Arts background and finally, 7% of the students are having the educational background of Management.

Prior Work Experience

From the batch size of more than 250 students, almost 38% of this batch contains freshers who do not have any work experience. Have a look at the below picture to know more detail about the percentage of prior work experience of the latest batch in IIM Shillong.
Duration-of-work-experienceThe students in this batch are having prior work experience in various domains such as Information Technology & Analytics, Human resources & Operations, Finance, Sales & Marketing, General Management and Consulting & Strategy. Almost 34% of the students are having prior work experience in the Information Technology & Analytics domain as shown below.


This is all about IIM Shillong placements and the batch profile of the batch 2020-22 for PGP and ABM programmes. The IIM Shillong placement report pdf is available on the official website of IIM Shillong. One can check it out for more detail.

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