Indian Institute of Management Shillong Ph.D. full-time program admissions 2020

Are you looking for Ph.D. admissions to IIM Shillong? Indian Institute of Management Shillong has announced admissions 2020 to a Ph.D. full-time program. Check out more details in this article, like the application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, the application process, important dates, etc.

About IIM Shillong

Indian Institute of Management Shillong is a fully autonomous management institute located in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya. It is formerly known as Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institue of Management Shillong (RGIIM) and it is seventh IIM established in India in the year 2007. IIM Shillong offers various postgraduate programs, executive program, doctoral programs in management education like Post Graduate Program for Executives (Managing Business in Emerging Economies) - PGPEx (MBEE), Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA (Working Executives), Ph.D. (Full-time), Ph.D. (Working Professionals), Management Development Program (MDP), etc.

Admissions 2020

Indian Institute of Management Shillong has announced admissions to the full-time Ph.D. program for the academic year 2020 - 2021. Candidates are expected to complete this program in four years which includes 2 years of course work. Candidates have to clear the comprehensive examination after 2 years of course work then the only candidates can enter into 3rd year. Research and thesis preparation will be carried out in the third and fourth years. Candidates can choose any one of the following areas of specialization:
  1. Economics and Public Policy
  2. Information Systems
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Finance and Accounting
  5. Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques
  6. Strategic Management
  7. Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource, and Communication
  8. Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics

Eligibility criteria

Candidates willing to apply for the Ph.D. (Full-time) program at IIM Shillong have to fulfill the below-mentioned minimum eligibility criteria:
  • Candidates who have secured a minimum of 60% marks( for general) and 55% of marks (for SC/ST) or equivalent CGPA in Master's degree can apply.
  • Or
  • Candidates who have completed CA, ICWA/ CMA or CS with B.Com. degree or similar degree.
  • And each candidate has to qualify secondary, higher secondary and graduation with a minimum of 60% of marks (for general) and 55% of marks (for SC/ ST) or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates who are studying the final year of the qualifying program can also apply, subject to submit certificates and mark sheets by 31st December 2020.

Selection procedure

Candidates have to submit the valid test score either of GMAT, CAT, GRE, GATE, JRF (NET/ UGC/ CSIR). All the scores should be valid as on 27th January 2020. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their academic record and performance in the competitive exams mentioned. And these shortlisted candidates will be called for the evaluation or personal interview for final selection. For overseas candidates including NRIs and foreign nationals, GMAT/ GRE scores are considered.

Application process

Interested candidates willing to apply for admission to the Ph.D. (Full-time) program at IIM Shillong can download and submit the application at the official website from 25th November 2019. The last date to submit the application online is 27th January 2020. If the candidate's computer is configured with mail client the form will get submitted on clicking on submitting form button. If the candidate is using the webmail accounts, candidates have to save the form by clicking on submitting form button and then attach it to the mail and should be sent to the email id: Candidates can select a maximum of two areas of specialization.

Candidates have to take the print of the online form before submitting it. If candidates applying for two areas, two printouts should be taken. Candidates have to submit the printed copy of the application with recent photograph pasted along with self-attested copies of mark sheets, certificates from 10th, relevant scorecard, experience certificate, age proof, etc. and receipt of online application fee of the draft of Rs. 1000/- to the below address in an envelop. Envelop had to be superscribed with "Application for Ph.D. (Fulltime) program 2020". The last date for receiving the physical copy of the application and documents is 30th January 2020.

Doctoral Programme Office,
Indian Institute of Management Shillong,
Mayurbhanj Complex,

Important dates to remember

  • The start date for the Ph.D. Full-time application: 25th November 2019
  • Last date for downloading and submitting the online application: 27th January 2020
  • Last date for receiving the physical copy of Ph.D. applications: 30th January 2020

Contact details

Indian Institute of Management Shillong (IIMS),
Phone: 0364-230 8039

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