E-Cell of IIM Shillong aims to augment the entrepreneurial spirit of the students and tap on their immense potential of innovative and futuristic ideas by mentoring and supporting them. Interview with eminent personalities, workshops, conclaves, nation-wide competitions are some of the mechanisms we follow to enable the spirit of entrepreneurship potential.

Aniket Agarwal, Subhasish Debnath, Ananth Acharya, Debashish Motwani, Yogesh Verma, Vaishali Mathpal, Heena Mittal, Tanya Bisht

About the Club

E-Cell of IIM Shillong aims to promote entrepreneurial spirit among the student fraternity and beyond. We serve as the bridge between enthusiasts and professionals in this field so that former can learn from their experiences, knowledge and expertise through initiatives like interviews, speaker sessions, competitions, conclaves and others. Being one of the premier B-school and the only one among the north-eastern part of our country, we proudly take the onus upon us to promote, support, boost and carry forward the immense pool of talent and ideas of this part of the country nation-wide. Some of our functions and activities are:

  • Organizing activities to promote entrepreneurial spirit in the participants.
  • Providing help and support to local entrepreneurs for issues they face in their ventures.
  • Coordinating and providing live project opportunities for the participants to provide them with industry interface.
  • Facilitating the setup of a full-fledged incubation centre in the institute to incubate budding start up from the region


Ideas shape the course of history. An idea is the essence of a start-up and entrepreneurship. With this thought, E-Cell of IIM Shillong, organises “Pratyay – Ideas that Inspire,” conceptualized to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship. The event consists of case study competitions, speaker sessions, Model Investor Summits, in their shoes and cultural evenings.


Emerge, the Entrepreneurship summit of IIM Shillong, organized yearly by E-Cell of IIM Shillong, is one of the most premier events of the region.

The two-day summit is an initiative to recognize and felicitate the aspiring entrepreneurs of our country for their contributions and accomplishments in their respective fields. Speakers from across the country, B- plan competitions, workshops, technical and entertainment conclaves are some of the activities happening in EMERGE.

Other Events

  • Online article competition - A quarterly event to felicitate the best articles written on entrepreneurship spirit.
  • Online competitions - Quizzes, and B-plan competitions that garner attention across the country.
  • I-connect interviews - A platform where industry leading entrepreneurs comes forward and interviews with us to share their experiences and views throughout their journey so far.
  • Live projects - A first hand, industry experience for the students to learn from.

Snapshot of Events

Teams battling it out for Let's StartUp at Pratyay'18

The Investors Panel as part of Emerge 2017

The Farm to Table Panel Discussion as part of Emerge 2017

Team E-Cell with Biswapati Sarkar during Emerge 2017

Contact Us

Official Email ID: ecell@iimshillong.ac.in

Devashish Motwani- devashish19@iimshillong.ac.in,9565071799
Tanya Bisht- tanya19@iimshillong.ac.in,9458008630
Ananth Acharya- ananth19@iimshillong.ac.in,9818668971