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IIM SHILLONG PGP 2022-24 ADMISSION

The admission to the PGP 2022-24 program starts with the CAT 2021 examination (www.iimcat.ac.in). Based on the result of the CAT 2021, and on the criteria detailed out in the PGP (2022-24) Admission Process Document, candidates will be shortlisted(around mid of January 2022) for the next stage of the process – the Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. The shortlisted candidates will have to fill in an Interview Form within the stipulated date (around third week of January 2022), as a pre-requisite for attending this part of the process. The Group Discussion and Personal Interviews process is expected to start around February 2022, and continue till the first part of May 2022. The list of selected and waitlisted candidates is likely to be announced by mid of May 2022.

Overseas candidates who have not sat for CAT 2021, and are interested in applying for the program, will need to apply with valid GMAT score. The application form for such candidates will be available for filling in online by January 2022, and the last date for such applications will be 31st January, 2022.

Click here to download the PGP (2022-24) Admission Process Document.

IIM Shillong PGP 2022-24 Admission

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Differently Abled (DA) (It may also referred to as Persons with Disability (PWD) category)], awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. For details refer www.iimcat.ac.in

Scores that are accepted

For admission to the MBA applicants are required to qualify for the CAT. Overseas candidates may however, apply with GMAT scores.

Validity and other conditions are specified below:

  • CAT – Current year scores
  • GMAT score – no earlier than 24 months prior to last date of application

Admission Process for Overseas candidates

Overseas candidates including NRIs who seek admission to IIM Shillong (IIMS) Master in Business Administration (MBA) can apply in the prescribed application form furnishing their latest GMAT scores. The scores should not be older than 24 months as on the last date of application. The Institute considers the GMAT scores of the candidates living abroad in lieu of CAT score. The overseas candidates who happen to be in India during the CAT examination, should appear in the CAT (for valid eligible score refer www.iimcat.ac.in). The application form will be available online by January 2022, and the link will be made available here. The last date of filling in the form would be 31st January, 2022.

An Indian citizen living abroad (studying or employed) will qualify as an overseas candidate for the purpose of considering themselves for admission only if the period of stay is not less than 18 months . There is no reservation for overseas candidates and the offer of admission will be made solely on the basis of merit as in the case of other applicants taking CAT.

What do we look for?

While the profile of students admitted to each batch may differ each year one thing that all students share is an ambition to make a difference in society and work.

We look for students with strong analytical skills and have an orientation towards outcome, as reflected in their CAT or GMAT scores and in their academic and work performance. Moreover, we also those with a social or community orientation.

In addition, there are scholarships made available to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/People with Disabilities (PWD) participants by Government of India. The details regarding the quantum, eligibility, process, etc. are available at https://scholarships.gov.in

Duration of Program

The Post Graduate Program in Management is a two year residential program

Financial Aid and Fees

The Institute assists the participants in availing 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.

The Institute endeavors that no candidate be denied opportunity to pursue the Post Graduate Programme for want of adequate financial resources. Keeping this in mind, IIM Shillong has provision for Need Based Financial Assistance Scheme to help economically weak MBA participants. The number of scholarship awardees and quantum of assistance is decided on the basis of annual gross family income, participants liquidity, credit worthiness and her/his overall suitability for the same.

In addition, there are scholarships made available to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/People with Disabilities (PWD) participants by Government of India. The details regarding the quantum, eligibility, process, etc. are available at https://scholarships.gov.in.

Reservations

IIM Shillong adheres to the Government of India reservation policy for admission to Centrally Funded Technical Institutions and as applicable to the Institute.

Disclaimers about the admission process

Disclaimers about the admission process followed by IIMS for its MBA subsequent to CAT

  • The admission process consists of two stages post declaration of CAT results. The first stage involves shortlisting of candidates for the Group Discussion and Personal Interviews, and the second stage involves the selection of candidates for admission to the program.

  • The entire process of shortlisting and selection of candidates at IIM Shillong for its Post Graduate Program is independent of all other IIMs.

  • Performance in various components of CAT as detailed in the PGP Admission Policy Document is a major criterion for short-listing of candidates for the Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. In addition to CAT performance, due weightage is given to the academic and social background of the candidates.

  • Performance in CAT, Group Discussion and Interviews, and overall consistent academic performance are important criteria for selection of candidates for the program. Candidates should note that it is important to perform well relative to other candidates at each stage of the process.

  • A candidature would automatically stand cancelled, if at any point of the admission process, the candidate does not respond and adhere to the requirements of the process.

  • IIM Shillong would take adequate measures to maintain transparency during the admission process. IIM Shillong, however, would protect the privacy of all the individual candidates and confidentiality of the process to prevent abuse. Based on these considerations, the performance details of an individual are not made available to any other person.

  • The Candidates appearing in the post shortlisting phase (GD/ PI/any other), will be able to check their status regarding admission offer by IIMS Shillong by the Middle of May 2022 by visiting the institute’s website. The same information, along with offer document, will be sent over to the candidate’s registered e-mail. Such Candidates, who are offered admission, will need to confirm their acceptance by completing all the required formalities within the stipulated time frame. Failing to do so will forfeit their candidature and the offer will be made to candidates on wait-list. Wait list candidates may be required to respond to admission offer, if made, at a short notice.

  • The Institute reserves the right to revoke the offer of admission to any candidate not fulfilling the offer-acceptance requirements as per specifications.

  • Any attempt by a candidate or by anyone on his/her behalf to influence the admission process at any stage will result in summarily termination of his/her candidature.

Important infomation

In the event of specific guidelines being issued by Government of India and/or under specific circumstances, IIM Shillong reserves the right to continue with the aforesaid selection procedure, or with alteration in the process, which may include calling for additional information from short-listed candidates, or even an alternative procedure, or a supplementary test. Care will be taken to ensure that candidates are not put to undue inconvenience. All such candidates will be contacted through their registered email id and mobile number as was recorded in CAT application form. All information related to admission process will be communicated directly to the candidates.

Contact Us

Indian Institute of Management Shillong
Umsawli,
Shillong – 793018, Meghalaya, India

Telephone: 0364-2308024
admissions@iimshillong.ac.in

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