IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023: Dates, Application Form

IIM Shillong PhD Admission

IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong invites applications for PhD Admission in various areas of study for the academic year 2023.

Check full details on IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023 here.

IIM Shillong PhD Specialization Areas

  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Marketing
  • Finance and Control
  • Information Systems and Analytics
  • Operations and Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource
  • Strategy and Liberal Studies

IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • A Master’s Degree followed after a Bachelor’s Degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern, or a 5-year Integrated Master’s Degree (obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern) in any discipline, with at least 55% marks in the Bachelor’s and 60% in the Master’s degrees. OR
  • A Master’s Degree followed after a Bachelor’s Degree (A 4 year/8 semesters Bachelor’s degree (10+2+4 pattern) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent marks.
  • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS
  • with at least 55% marks in B.Com degree.


  • In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the respective University/ Institution.
  • If a University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA, and multiplying the result by 100.
  • The above qualification should be from any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956; or, recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Qualifying Examination

  • Qualified Common Admission Test (CAT) held by IIMs in last 2 years form the date of application, or
  • Qualified GATE, GRE, GMAT, and JRF (UGC/CSIR) examination and have a valid score

Candidates who have already obtained a two-year PGDM from any of the IIMs with a CPGA equivalent to 60% or more are exempted from the above requirement and can apply directly through the prescribed Application Form.

Age Limit

  • Applicants must not be more than 30 years of age as on June 1, year of application.
  • SC, ST, OBC, PwD, Transgender and Women candidates are given an age relaxation of up to 5 years.

IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023 Important Dates

Date of filling the application form and submitting the form online21st December, 2022
Last date of submission of online application form20th March, 2023
Announcements of candidates short-listed for personal interview/interactions10th April, 2023
Interview of shortlisted candidates22nd and 23rd April, 2023
Announcement of Selected CandidatesBeginning of May, 2023
Registration and Commencement of the ProgramJune, 2023

IIM Shillong PhD Admission 2023 Application Process

  • Application Form should be filled up and submitted Online at website https://www.iimshillong.ac.in/
  • The candidates are requested to be careful while filling in the form and to check the same before submitting it. In case any candidate submits the form more than once, the first such submission will only be considered.
  • The candidates should take a print of the online form before submitting the same. If the candidate is applying for two areas, two copies must be submitted.  

Application Fee

Application feeRs. 3000/- 
Mode of PaymentOnline through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisting of candidates for the Personal Interview/Interaction based on the profile and tentative research proposal. The applicants will be informed about this process, once they were shortlisted for the process.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be invited for personal interviews (and/or written test) online for final selection.

Important Links

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Application FormClick Here
IIM Shillong WebsiteClick Here
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