IIM Shillong PGP 2020-22 Admission

Test Scores and its Validity

IIM Shillong will consider valid scores of GMAT, GRE, CAT, GATE or JRF (NET) for admission to PhD (WP) program. Valid score need to be entered while filling the application form.

The following categories of candidates are to be exempted from standard tests stated above but will be required to produce two reference letters from senior leadership.

A.Graduates of PGP programs (2 year fulltime) of IIMs or An Indian institute/university that has featured in the top 50 institutes/universities as per the NIRF list released by the Government of India (List of Management Schools, any year) with CGPA 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent OR
B. Individuals with at least 10 years of rich managerial/work experience from government and non-government sector. OR
C. Individuals with minimum 5 years of post PGP experience with PGP from IIMs

Admission Process for PhD Programme (Working Professionals) 2021

Candidates eligible as above, will be shortlisted based on recommendations of the appropriate committee. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for personal interview (and /or written test ) online for final selection.

Application Procedure

The application form should be filled up and submitted online.

The candidates are requested to be careful while filling in the form and to check the same before submitting it. In case any candidate submits the form more than once, the first such submission will only be considered.

The candidates should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. If the candidate is applying for two areas, two copies must be submitted. The soft copy (ies) of the online application form, one for each area, with a recent photograph pasted and with all supporting documents (including self-attested copies of mark sheet and certificates of all public examinations starting from 10th, experience certificate, relevant score card, age proof, etc.) attached separately with each form may be sent online

Application Fee

The application fee is Rs.2000/-


Reservation for eligible categories will be as per Government of India rules applicable for doctoral program at the time of admission.

Program Duration

The minimum commitment to the program is 3 years, but Scholars are expected to complete the program in four years and ensure that they complete the requirements of the program within this stipulated time. In case Scholar is not able to complete the program in four years, they can be given two extensions of 6 months each depending upon their progress.