Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong

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Established : 2008 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE | Affiliated : Deemed University

Overview Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong

The Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, was the sixth IIM in India when it opened in 2008. IIM Shillong, formerly known as the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong (RGIIM), is one of India's top business schools. It is a public, fully autonomous institute with one of the most diverse academic strengths among all B-schools in the country. The IIM Shillong is ranked 23rd in the management category in the NIRF rankings for 2021. In the same category, the institute was placed 30th in 2020.

IIM Shillong offers a total of five postgraduate and doctorate courses. The institute collaborates with various nationally and internationally renowned educational institutions to undertake industry exchanges and offers interesting summer internship possibilities.

  • During the IIM Shillong admissions process, students receive aid in acquiring school loans from banks.
  • The IIM Shillong Scholarship provides a Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme to assist economically disadvantaged PGP students.
  • Boys and girls have separate hostel facilities at IIM Shillong.
  • IIM Shillong offers a variety of courses, each with its own set of requirements.
  • Before applying for IIM Shillong admission to the programs offered at IIM Shillong, candidates must meet the qualifying requirements.

Year of Establishment


Type of Institute


Campus Area

120 acres

Courses Offered

PGP, PGP (WE), PGPEx, Ph.D., Ph.D (WP)

Program levels Offered

Postgraduate, Doctorate

IIM Shillong Ranking

Although it was founded in 2008, IIM Shillong's ranking has achieved a remarkable place in the books of national ranking bodies. This is because it is a national institution that provides high-quality education and has a positive brand image in the corporate world. Thanks to its worldwide academic collaborations, infrastructure, and top-notch faculty constantly supporting and increasing education quality. The IIM Shillong achievements, which are notable, are listed below.

  • Outlook India's "Top Public MBA Institutions" of 2020 placed IIM Shillong 10th in India.
  • The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) placed the college 30th among business schools in India in 2020.

IIM Shillong Courses

IIM Shillong's course offerings include five postgraduate and doctoral programs. Executives and working professionals can tailor MBA and Ph.D. programs to their own needs and industry requirements. Management courses are available at the IIM Shillong. Course fees at IIM Shillong are determined by the type and structure of the program. IIM Shillong offers postgraduate and doctoral management courses to fresh graduates, students with job experience, and working professionals.

IIM Shillong Fee

Residential and non-residential programs at IIM Shillong provide high-quality management education and research. The institute offers a variety of courses in many fields. Apart from this, the IIM Shillong application fee has to be paid. IIM Shillong fees for major programs are shown below.

Degree Name

IIM Shillong Fee (Total)


INR 1.46 lakhs


INR 1.46 lakhs


INR 6.5k

Executive PGP

INR 18.7 lakhs


INR 35.4k


INR 7.5 lakhs


INR 10 lakhs

IIM Shillong Admission

  • The CAT exam is required for admission to IIM Shillong, passing the cut-off, and completing the GD and PI rounds.
  • The ultimate selection of students is determined by the final test result, PI and GD performance, academic background, and professional experience. Also, the candidate's diversity element is included according to the IIM Shillong admission process.
  • The standardized yearly CAT exam determines admission to IIM Shillong's MBA program.
  • GMAT/ GRE scores must be valid for international applicants.
  • Candidates who have been shortlisted must take a PI.
  • After graduation, executive-level or doctorate programs require two to five years of professional experience.

IIM Shillong Cut-off

The cut-off for IIM Shillong changes depending on applicants' CAT scores. To be considered for admission, candidates must score higher than the cut-off (minimum percentile). Candidates taking the CAT can only see the final cut-offs of IIMs by logging into their accounts. The following factors influence the IIM Shillong cut-off criteria:

  • Number of available seats
  • The level of difficulty of the CAT
  • Number of candidates

IIM Shillong Placements

The IIM Shillong placement, which comprises students, serves as a link between IIM Shillong students and the business sector. The committee organizes real projects, corporate meetings, and corporate competitions to secure the greatest final placement and summer internship opportunities for students. The following is a list of some of IIM Shillong's top recruiters Adobe, Google, Amazon, Capgemini, Infosys, Cognizant, Mahindra, ITC, etc.

The Placement Committee of IIM Shillong organizes summer internship placements and final placements for the graduating class. The student-led placement committee ensures that students and potential recruiters stay in touch throughout the year. Through immersion events and workshops, the IIM Shillong placement committee allows students to obtain vital business insights from corporate experts. Before the placements, the Placement Committee hosts a corporate guest lecture series, corporate competitions, and live projects. Every year, top recruiters worldwide attend the Indian Institute of Management Shillong placement drive.

IIM Shillong Scholarships

To make the programs more accessible to economically disadvantaged students, IIM Shillong offers a Need-Based Financial Assistance Scheme. This assistance is available to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. Students from the SC, ST, and PWD categories can also apply for government-sponsored scholarships. IIM Shillong scholarships are available for deserving students and individuals from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.

Government of India scholarships for SC/ ST students and merit-cum-means scholarships are available to IIM Shillong students. Furthermore, candidates for the Fellowship Program are given financial assistance to cover their research and living expenses. The monthly fellowship amounts are INR 20,000 in the first year. Then INR 25,000 in the second and third years. Further, it is INR 30,000 in the fourth year.

Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Course fee structure

PGDM - Finance 800000 2 years
PGDM - Hospitality Management 800000 2 years
PGDM - Information Technology and Management 800000 2 years
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Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Entrance exams required for Admission 2022

Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Placement Statistics

12.5 Lacs per annum
27.5 Lacs per annum

Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong Placements and Companies visited

Godrej & Boyce
Mahindra and Mahindra


Asked question

What scholarships or financial aid is available at IIM Shillong?
Asked by Eshwar
replied on 02-Feb-2022 16:41:55

IIM Shillong offers financial aid to students from low-income families and scholarships from the college and the government for students from scheduled castes and tribes.

Can you tell me how much the PGDM programme costs at IIM Shillong?
Asked by Vasudha
replied on 02-Feb-2022 16:41:48

The fee structure for the PGDM at Rajiv Gandhi-IIM, Shillong, is INR 1,46,000 lac in total.

What is the cost of a PGPM at the Indian Institute in Shillong?
Asked by Ankith
replied on 02-Feb-2022 16:41:39

The total PGPM price is INR 1.46 lakhs, and the yearly fee at IIM, Shillong, is roughly INR 73k.

Can you give the PGDM fee in the IIM, Shillong
Asked by Guest
replied on 20-Mar-2020 15:35:46

Rajiv Gandhi-IIM, Shillong fee structure for the PGDM is INR 130,000 lac complete.

What are the scholarships or financial assistance in IIM, Shillong
Asked by Guest
replied on 20-Mar-2020 15:35:48

IIM, Shillong provides financial assistance to the students who are economically lower students and also there are scholarships for the scheduled caste and schedule tribe by college as well as the government.

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