IIM Shillong Placements 2019: IIM Shillong has concluded the Placements 2019 achieving 100% placements for its largest batch size of 177 students. Average CTC has gone up at INR 16.79 LPA from INR 15.5 LPA last year and the Highest CTC at INR 28 LPA from INR 26 LPA last year. After the implementation of IIM Act 2017, the PGP Batch 2017-19 at IIM Shillong is the first batch receiving the MBA degree instead of earlier diploma.

CAT 2019

Placements 2019 at IIM Shillong is marked with increased salary offers by recruiters from all the sectors and making offers with diverse roles and profiles. Standing true to its legacy, IIM Shillong has once again emerged as the most sought after campuses for recruiters as testified by the successful completion of the Final Placements for the batch of 2017-2019. Despite increase in the number of participating students in IIM Shillong Placements 2019 to 177 from 169 last year, IIM Shillong has fortified its position again as a premier B-school.

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IIM Shillong Placements 2019: Key Highlights

  • PGP Batch 2017-19.
  • Batch size: 177.
  • Average CTC up at INR 16.79 LPA in 2019 from INR 15.5 LPA last year.
  • Highest CTC up at INR 28 LPA from INR 26 LPA last year.
  • 62 Recruiters made offers in Placements 2019.
  • More than 31% of recruitment offers were made in the BFSI sector.

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IIM Shillong Placements 2019: Key Placement Trends

The flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) at IIM Shillong witnessed the completion of final placements for its largest batch of 2017-19. The Institute recorded Average CTC of 16.79 LPA witnessing a significant increase of 8.3% over the last year. The recruitment drive saw participation from 62 recruiters in various domains such as Consulting & Strategy, Finance, General Management, IT & Analytics, Operations & HR and Sales & Marketing.  

Placement Year Highest Placement (in Lakhs) Average Placement (in Lakhs)
Placement 2019 28 16.79
Placement 2018 26 15.5
Placement 2017 24 14.8
Placement 2016 23.35 14

IIM Shillong Placements 2019: Top Recruiters

The placement season saw participation from a total of 62 recruiters. The top recruiters at IIM Shillong are some of the biggest names in the industry, including Accenture, Deloitte USI, GroupM, ICICI Bank, Infosys, JP Morgan & Chase, Amazon, Cognizant Business Consulting, Nomura Investment Bank, Northern Arc, TATA Motors, TATA Steel, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, RBL Bank, ShopClues, Stellium Consulting, and ValueLabs.

IIM Shillong hosted many first time recruiters including Bain Capability Network, Carwale, eClerx, EY, Essar Group, Bajaj Finserv, Basix Sub-K, Freudenberg, GMM Pfaudler, Landmark Group (Splash), Markets & Markets, Maruti Suzuki, Ola Cabs, HDFC Bank, Henkel, OYO, RECL, Stellium Consulting, TresVista, Trident, Ultratech Cement, UnitedHealth Group, TAFE, TATA Power, Tredence, Vedanta, Xiaomi and Zenoti.

The PGP 2017-19 batch also bagged PPI/PPO opportunities from Amazon, Barclays, Berger Paints, Aditya Birla Group, Deloitte USI, Fidelity Investments, Muthoot Group, Nomura Investment Bank, Piramal, ICICI Bank, ITC, Mahindra GMC, Reliance Industries, Rivigo, TATA Motors, TATA Steel, Titan, Wipro and Yes Bank.

IIM Shillong Placements 2019: Sector-wise placements

Sector Offers
BFSI 31.3%
Manufacturing & Retail 18.1
Consulting 13.9%
IT/Analytics 13.3%
E-Commerce 7.2%
Conglomerate 6%
FMCG 3.6%
Others 6.6%

Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing continued to be the highest paying domain, accounting for more than 25% of the total offers received and the Highest CTC offered in this domain stood at INR 28 lakhs. Recruiters such as Amazon, TATA Motors, TATA Steel, Titan, GroupM, Infosys, ITC, Piramal, TAFE, ValueLabs and Wipro continued to bestow their faith and recruited in large numbers. Bajaj Finserv, CarWale, Freudenberg, GMM Pfaudler, Henkel, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Kishlay Group, Landmark Group (Splash), Maruti Suzuki, OYO, Rivigo, and UltraTech Cement were amongst the first time recruiters.

Consulting & Strategy

Consulting and Strategy emerged as the most sought after domain, accounting for 26.5% of the total offers made. Various roles were offered including Advisory, Business Development, Corporate Strategy, and Strategy & Operations. Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte USI, TATA Steel continued their association with the institute, offering coveted profiles to students while the first-time recruiters included Bain Capability Network, EY, Freudenberg, Henkel, RECL, and UnitedHealth Group.


IIM Shillong has always been a preferred campus for the recruiters offering roles in the Finance domain. The Highest CTC in Finance domain has gone upto INR 20 LPA. More than 16% of the participants received offers in roles such as Investment Banking, Global Markets, Risk Management, Equity Research, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Finance, Market Analysis, and Trade Analysis amongst others. Barclays, Bajaj Finserv, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and TresVista partnered with the institution for the first time. Prominent recruiters such as JPMorgan Chase, Muthoot FinCorp, Nomura Investment Bank, Northern Arc, RBL Bank, and Yes Bank continued to recruit in large numbers.

General Management

12.7% share in the placement was recorded in General Management domain. The Highest CTC stood at INR 25 LPA. The General Management domain observed increased participation from recruiters including Aditya Birla Group, Bajaj Finserv, RECL, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, Essar Group, Mahindra GMC, and Xiaomi from various sectors such as Automobile, BFSI, Conglomerate, and Manufacturing.


IT & Analytics domain witnessed participation from a host of prominent recruiters including Accenture, Fidelity Investments, ShopClues, Tredence, and Zenoti offering diverse roles such as Analytics Consultant, Business Analytics & Research, New Product Development, Tech Solutions among others.

Operations & HR

Operations was opted by around 8% students of the batch. Prominent recruiters from various sectors such as E-commerce, Analytics, Manufacturing, IT, Finance and Consulting offered coveted roles in Supply Chain Management, Program Management, and Catalog Management. Operations & HR domain witnessed participation from companies like Henkel, Ola Cabs, OYO, Tata Steel, and Vedanta offering prominent roles spanning across E-Commerce and FMCG sectors.

Established in 2007, IIM Shillong is the 7th in the family of 20 IIMs. It is the only IIM operating and catering to 7 sister states of North Eastern India. IIM Shillong has acquired a prominent place in Indian Management education. The rising placement 2019 at IIM Shillong is a testimony to the growing popularity of IIM Shillong.

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