IIM Shillong Admission Criteria 2014-16

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December 18, 2013
This is the 8th IIM in our special series - "IIMs Admission Criteria 2014-16" that will equip aspirants with detailed and updated information on the admissions process of all the 13 IIMs. This article is on IIM Shillong Admission Criteria 2014-16.
The selection of candidates for admission to PGP (2014-16) batch at IIM Shillong will be undertaken in two phases after CAT 2013

With an aim to help CAT 2013 aspirants to choose the desired Indian Institute of Management, MBAUniverse.com has started a special series - “IIMs Admission Criteria 2014-16” that will equip aspirants with detailed and updated information on the admissions process of all 13 IIMs. 

In today’s article of this special series, we will analyze IIM Shillong admission criteria for the Batch 2014-16. 

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The following articles will also share with you the admissions, faculty & placement Data of IIM Shillong for the year 2013-15.

Located at an altitude of 1,496 meter above sea level and with a population of approximately 2, 60,000 people, Shillong is the capital of one the smallest states, Meghalaya. Shillong has a well-appointed modern town facility with excellent power-supply & state-of-the-art telecommunication network.

IIM Shillong has been set up with a vision of expansion and mobilisation of facilities for offering good quality management education and research in the North Eastern region of India.

The Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM) offers a comprehensive two years Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Programme (PGDM).  The Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM) also offers one year program Post Graduate Program for Executives - Managing Business in India and China.

Prof Amitabha De has taken over charge as The Director, Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong with effect from 17 June 2013.

MBAUniverse.com B school Ranking 2013-14

IIM Shillong is ranked as No: 24 in MBAUniverse.com B School Ranking 2013-14. Below is the performance of IIM Shillong on some of the specific criterion – No: of application received in 2013, Number of permanent faculty, total seats, median domestic salary and fees for 2013.


Analysis of admissions, faculty and placements data
Table 1: Admissions, faculty & placement Data of IIM Shillong (2013-15)


Rank

Institute Name

No of Application received 2013

Permanent/Visiting Faculty

Total Seats (2013-15)

Minimum Cut-off CAT 2012

Fees 2013-15(In Lakhs)

Average Placement 2013 (In Lakhs)

24

Indian Institute of Management Shillong

 19697

17/15

120

90

Rs.10.5

Rs. 11.13

Source: MBAUniverse.com B school Ranking 2013-14 Questionnaire

According to the MBAUniverse.com survey data, IIM Shillong has a total number of 120 seats. The number of permanent and faculty at IIM Shillong is 17 and 15respectively. Fees for 2013-15 batch was Rs. 10.5 lakhs while average placement 2013 was Rs. 11.13 lakhs

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Analysis of IIM Shillong admission criteria and selection process (2014-16):

The selection of candidates for admission to PGP (2014-16) batch at IIM Shillong will be undertaken in two phases after CAT 2013. The first phase would include declaration of shortlisted candidates for Personal Interview (PI) and the second phase will involve the preparation of a final merit list, on which, the candidates will be offered admission to the PGP (2014-16) batch. The process in each of these phases will be as follows:

 Phase 1: Short listing for Personal Interview

A. The minimum requirements to be considered for short listing of candidates would be as follows:

Table 1: Minimum Performance Requirements for Consideration of Short listing for Personal Interview


Category

SSC Percentage

HSC
Percentage

Graduation Percentage

Section A – CAT 2013 Percentile

Section B – CAT 2013 Percentile

DA

50

50

45

50

50

ST

50

50

45

50

50

SC

55

55

50

60

60

Others(OT)

65

65

60

70

70

 

Based on the performance specifications as given in Table 1, a number of candidates who would be considered for short-listing will be obtained.

B. All candidates opted (as per the CAT application) for IIM Shillong PGP 2014-16 batch will first be segregated according to their graduation discipline as reported in CAT 2013 data.

C. The candidates resulted through Section A in respective category will be segregated into various sub-groups based on their discipline status in bachelor’s degree as reported in CAT data.

D. The candidates in various sub-groups would be ranked in the decreasing order of their CAT overall percentile.

E. Based on the candidate’s data in CAT 2013, the Institute will decide to shortlist a total of X candidates for Personal Interviews. X would be decided based on the overall performance of the candidates in CAT 2013, the number of seats available, buffer for possible overlap and attendance trends in the past, etc.

X = Number of candidates to be called for personal interview (PI)

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Phase 2: Merit Listing for Admission Offer to IIM Shillong PGP 2014-16 Batch

Scores of PI will be used along with overall CAT performance for preparation of the final merit list for admission offer. An overall score for every candidate, who appears PI will be calculated for each candidate which will be used for preparing the merit list for the final selection.

However, there will be different cutoff scores for candidate’s performance obtained in PI in various categories as shown in Table 2 below to prepare a list of candidates eligible for preparation of merit list for admission offer.

Table 5: Cut-off on the Performances of Candidates in PI for Preparation of Merit list for Admission Offer


Category

Cutoff as Minimum Percentage of Performance out of Maximum Possible Performance in Personal Interview (PI)

DA

20.0%

ST

20.0%

SC

25.0%

Others (OT)

35.0%

The candidates will be ranked based on the decreasing order of the scores. The admission offers will be made to the candidates in order of their rank based on scores.

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