IIM Shillong One Year MBA 2014 Placement Report


IIM Shillong has announced the completion of the final placement process of the 2nd batch of it One Year MBA – The Post-Graduate Program for Executives (PGPEx).

The One Year MBA at IIM Shillong is unique in the way that it has a focus on China and other emerging economies and it aims to prepare leaders who are comfortable conducting business in these economies. 

IIM Shillong has announced the completion of the final placement process of the 2nd batch of Post-Graduate Program for Executives (PGPEx) : Managing Business in Indian and China (2013- 2014).

The 2nd batch of PGPEx participants had on an average 5.7 years of experience in diverse industries and business functions.

Owing to the quality and diversity of work experience, several companies from different industry like IT, Consultancy, BFSI, and Energy made offers across functions. The positions offered ranged from middle to senior-middle management level.

NPCI emerged as the largest recruiter as it made 5 offers. Other leading companies like United Spirits, Technova, Dun & Bradstreet, Icreon, Capco, IL&FS and NIIT have also extended offers for various positions of responsibility.

As per the institute, out of the batch of 31 participants (including the 6 who were on sabbatical), 16 participants received offers. Further 2 participants found jobs through their own efforts.

Overall, 24 companies participated in the placement process this year.


The companies that participated in the placement process include ABC Consultants, Yodlee Infotech, Aviva India, Mu Sigma, Capco, NPCI, CLP India, Intertek, Dun & Bradstreet Jindal Steel and Power, Egon Zehnder, HCL, Groupon, Zomato, Hewlett Packard, Misys Software Solutions, Icreon Tech, IL&FS, Shapoorji Pallonji, NIIT, Spaciate Consulting, United Spirits, Tecnova and McKinsey Solutions.

Key Sectors

Most of the placed candidates joined the sunshine industries while some entered the established ones. A largest percentage of candidates entered the technology domain followed by the BFSI sector. Consultancy was third in this list along with Food & Beverages which together hired 7% of the placed candidates. This was followed by renewable energy sector which got 3% of the placed candidates.

Class profile of the Class of 2014

Between 4 & 5 years29%
Between 5 & 6 years39%
Between 6 & 7 years19%
7 years & Above13%
Product Development26%
Operations Management23%
Sales & Marketing19%
IT Operations6%
Project Management6%
Business Development10%
Banking & Finance10%
Power, Oil & Gas22%
FMCG, Telecom & Aviation10%
6-28 yrs42%
28-30 yrs39%
30 yrs & Above19%


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  1. I am working in a PSU bank since last 5 years & currently posted in shillong. I want to do PGPEx frm IIM Shillong, how much cat % is desirable for admission?

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