How can I apply for Student Exchange Programme?
We announce information regarding the exchange program on the Institute website and also to staff of the partner universities three months in advance.
Is there any GPA requirement?
When is the registration period?
International students register their classes around June for Term IV or September for Term V. We have an orientation and give an explanation on the classes and registration procedures.
Are classes held in English?
What is the duration of the exchange program?
Term IV – 21st June – 11th September 2021
Term V – 13th September – 11th December 2021
How many credits can I gain?
Term IV – 19.50
Term V – 21.50
Are all credits that I complete at IIM Shillong transferable back to my home university?
Are there any scholarships that exchange students can apply for?
What kind of building is IIM Shillong International Residences?
We are providing a hostel at par with our PGP students
Can I benefit from student discounts as an exchange student?
No. We do not issue a certificate of student discount.
Can I apply to the IIM Shillong Student Exchange Programs if my university has not concluded a Student Exchange Agreement with IIM Shillong?
No, you cannot enter into our Student Exchange Programs if your home university has not concluded a Student Exchange Agreement with IIM Shillong. Also, we cannot consider proposals for Student Exchange Agreements from students, but only from the Student Exchange or International Students Office at foreign universities.
Can I extend the exchange period after I come to India?
You cannot extend the period of your study in principle after you arrive at India. If you would like to extend the exchange period after you arrive at India, please ask you HOME University to send an e-mail with the accountable reason of your extension to Student Exchange Division at IIM Shillong. However, even if we receive an e-mail as such, we do not always allow the extension. Also, you cannot extend the period of stay on our campus in principle.
Should I prepare a bedding set by myself?
No. IIM Shillong will be providing the bedding set
Will I need to open a bank account in India?
You will need to open a bank account to your rent for your room in the IIM Shillong. Also, we have an orientation for opening a bank account after you arrive at India.
May I smoke in dormitory rooms?
No. We don’t allow smoking inside the campus.
Can I join Student clubs?
Do you provide homestay services?
No. We do not offer any homestay services.
How can I get to the dormitory from airport?
IIM Shillong will arrange the pick-up and drop from and to the airport for the participants. All travel arrangements and costs will be incurred by the participants to reach in connection with transportation to/from their respective country.
How much is the monthly fee for a room in the hostel?
Room rate is Rs. 1500/- per month
Can I choose which room to live in?
No. We will assign you a room.
What kind of furnishings are in the dormitory room?
Each room comes furnished with a single bed, desk and chair.
Is there an active internet connection in each room?
Yes, each room has an active internet connection for free. You must supply your own computer and ethernet cable to use the connection. Also, there is Wifi connection in each room.
Is there a telephone in each room?
Can my friends or family visit my room?
No. You can only invite visitors to the common area in your hostel.
Is there a cafeteria or food store in the hostel?
Are students allowed to work part-time?
Do I need a student visa?
Yes. Each individual participant will be responsible for obtaining his or her own visa and completing the required immigration procedure needed to join the program.
What document should I bring with me?
Please bring all the document that is required for your visa and that is required by the immigration
Can exchange students reside outside the campus?
Medical and Travel Insurance
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in IIM Shillong.