IIM Shortlisting Criteria
IIM Shillong Shortlisting Criteria

IIM Shillong, also known as Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong, is a public and fully autonomous management institute. The institute is the seventh IIM which was established in 2007. The institute provides several management courses including post-graduate, doctoral, executive programs in management education and Management Development Programs (MDPs).

The candidates who qualify CAT exam, are considered for participation in the admission process. There will be two phases in the admission criteria of IIM Shillong. In the first stage, candidates are shortlisted for personal interview and group discussion. In the second stage, final merit list is prepared on the basis of CAT score and performance in GD & PI.

Stage 1

The candidates are shortlisted for group discussion and personal interview. The following table shows the minimum percentile required by the candidates to get included in the shortlist to be prepared for group discussion and personal interview.

Category SSC Percentage HSC Percentage Graduation Percentage VARC Percentile DILR Percentile QA Percentile
DA (D) 50 50 50 50 50 50
ST (T) 50 50 50 50 50 50
SC (C) 55 55 55 60 60 60
EWS (E) 80 80 65 75 75 75
Others (OT) 80 80 65 75 75 75

Stage 2

In the second stage, the institute will consider the scores of the candidates which they have obtained in group discussion and personal interview rounds along with the overall performance in CAT for preparing the merit list. Then, the cut off scores for group discussion and personal interview will be decided for the merit list.

Category Cutoff for GD Cutoff for PI
SC 25% 25%
ST 20% 20%
DA 20% 20%
Others 30% 30%

As per the scores in the merit list, the candidates will be graded ranks in the decreasing order of scores obtained. The institute will offer admission to the candidates in the order of the ranks given in the merit list.