Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong


Rank: 12

College: Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (IIM-S)

Location: Shillong

Year Established: 2007


Exam: CAT

Summary: Indian Institute of Management, Shillong (IIM-S), is a public, fully autonomous management institute in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya. It was the seventh Indian Institute of Management to be established in India and is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the country.

Established in 2007, with a vision of expansion and mobilization of facilities for offering quality management education and research in Northeast India, IIM Shillong differentiates itself by promoting sustainability, also hosting an international conference on sustainability, annually.

IIM Shillong offers postgraduate, doctoral, and executive programmes in management education, and Management Development Programmes (MDPs) spanning different streams of management. Admissions to the institute are based on scores obtained in the Common Admission Test (CAT). In addition, the institute has a Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER), constituted to offer programmes relevant to the local community and society of the state and the region.

Courses at IIM-S

Course Duration Degree Awarded
 Post Graduate Programme in Management 2 years (PGPM)
Post Graduate Program for Executives – Managing Business in India and China 14 months (PGPEx – MBIC)
Fellow Programme in Management 4  years (FPM)
 Management Development Programme 6 months (MDP)
Centre for Development of North Eastern Region 2 years (CEDNER)

Admissions at IIM-S

Admission to IIM Shillong is governed by the Common Admission Test (CAT), an annual exam administered by the IIMs for selection into various business schools across India. The selection to IIM Shillong is a multi-stage process that is defined by the admission policy. There are slight variations in the criteria depending on the course applied for.