IIM Shillong – One Year Full Time MBA – Post Graduate Program for Executives / PGPEX-MBIC

One Year MBA / Post Graduate Program for Executives /  PGPEX at IIM Shillong

  • Name of the B school: IIM Shillong
  • Name of the program: One Year Post Graduate Program for Executives managing business in India and China

Course overview

  • Course Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Format: Full Time, residential
  • Course Start date: 22 Jan. 2020
  • Course End date: 23 Dec. 2020
  • Location: Shillong, Meghalaya




According to Outlook B School Rankings 2018 IIM shillong is 12th on the year 2018.

What is One Year PGPEX MBIC at IIM Shillong?

As per Indian Institute of Management Shillong, they designed the first ever its Post Graduate Program for Executives (Managing Business in India and China) (PGPEx-MBIC), a rigorous curriculum which acquainted practicing managers with the transnational management philosophy that equipped them with adequate management knowledge and skills to captain businesses straddling Indian and Chinese markets. In pursuance to develop managerial excellence, after erudition of Indo-China cross-cultural environment for the successful seven batches, now the Institute broadens the scope of the program to the Post Graduate Program for Executives (Managing Business in Emerging Economies) PGPEx (MBEE), which magnifies the learning opportunities beyond and focuses on inclusive and sustainable business opportunities across Emerging Markets.

Who is One Year PGPEX MBIC at IIM Shillong for?

As per the B-School, they are looking for students with strong analytical skills and an orientation towards outcome, as reflected in their CAT or GMAT scores and in their academic and work performance. And also those with a social or community orientation.

Class profile 2018-19

According to the B-School, PGPEx batch 2018-19 was a set of 33 accomplished participants from a varied range of industry such as

  • IT
  • ITES
  • Consulting
  • Automotive
  • Power & Energy
  • BFSI Engineering
  • Manufacturing Oil & Gas
  • Entrepreneurship

Over the period of 14 months, the participants go through rigorous academic process of IIM Shillong and spends about 4 months at China which includes a module at The Ocean University of China for 6 weeks , a module at Fudan University for 2 weeks and Industrial exposure for 8 weeks and thereby understanding the culture and management principles of the country.

With an average experience of 7.6 years, the batch represents a strong team of professionals in the areas of

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • General Management
  • Business Consulting
  • Brand Management
  • IT Development and Support
  • R&D
  • Construction & Engineering and Banking Operations

Class profile 2017-18

Class Profile

  • Number of students: 23
  • average work experience: – 5 Years
  • Female students: 5
  • Male students: 18

Functional Diversity:

Industry Break-up


Automobile 13
Power and Energy 9
Oil and Gas 9
Manufacturing 17
Operations and logistics 13
IT 17


PGPEx 2020 Eligibility

As per IIM Shillong, 

  • All the applicants must have at least a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • CAT (2017 or 2018) scores and / or GMAT (Valid score since the last three years) scores will be required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience is required. Appropriate relaxations may be granted for candidates with strong managerial / supervisory experience. 
  • Call for attending the Executive Assessment Center (EAC) would be based on the overall application rating done by the Admissions Committee.

Application process

According to the B-School, download the admission form from the official IIM Shillong website and save it in your disk. Also make the payment of Application Fee of Rs 6000/USD 350 (as applicable) preferably by NEFT / similar mode and note the UTR/transaction reference number and date. The completely filled in application form along with the proof of payment regarding Application processing fee of Rs 6000 /USD 350 for PGPEX MBEE Round 2 phase of admission 2019 must be send before 30 August 2019 to the PGPEX admission email id: [email protected] For any further query, you can contact Admission Office at 0364 2308024.

Admission Process 

  • All the applicants must have at least a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University. 
  • CAT (Overall percentile of the test taken in either of the years 2017 or 2018) and/ GMAT (Valid score since the last three years)
  • Work Experience of managerial/ supervisory roles (05 years and above is desirable).
  • Relaxations may be granted for candidates with strong managerial/supervisory role experience
  • The timeline for online application is from 1st week, March 2019 to Last week of April 2019
  • Shortlisted candidates would be called for attending the Executive Assessment Center (EAC)
  • Final selection list will be announced in last week of June 2019

Admission Process for Overseas candidates

As per the B-School, overseas candidates including NRIs who seek admission to IIM Shillong (IIMS) PGPEx can apply in the prescribed application form furnishing their latest GMAT scores. The scores should not be older than 36 months as on the last date of application.An Indian citizen living abroad (studying or employed) will qualify as an overseas candidate for the purpose of considering themselves for admission only if the period of stay is not less than 18 months.

Dates and deadlines

Details                                  Round 1                               Round 2

Application form Submission and reg. fee payment

  • Start                                      01-02-2019                          07-06-2019
  • End                                        06-06-2019                          30-08-2019

Details                                                      Round 1                               Round 2

  • Announcement of shortlisted candidates 2nd Week June 2019    1st week Sept 2019
  • Interview dates               12-15 July 2019                  27-30 Sept. 2019
  • Fee                                         4000                                       6000
  • Result Announcement   Latest by 25-07-2019       Latest by 16-10-2019
  • Registration for program        21-01-2020
  • Commencement                       22-01-2020

All candidates can apply once every year.

All dates are tentative.

Fee, financing and scholarships

IIM Shillong PGPex tuition Fee: INR 16,00,000
 Loan schemes available for IIM Shillong (PGPeX) from Following Banks:
  • Central Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Axis Bank

For exact details please contact the bank/s directly since the interest rates change from time to time.

Placements Data (Approx)

  • Average Salary: 18,40,000 per annum
  • Highest Salary: 20,50,000 per annum
  • Top Recruiters: JK Technosoft, HILTI India, Cognizant, IndusInd Bank, Capgemini, E&Y, Star Cement, JP Morgan Chase, Reliance Industries, Tata Insights, Shapoorji Pallonji, Damodar Valley Corporation, TCS, dun&bradstreet, KPMG, Aditya Birla Group, Tech Mahindra, L&T, DS Group, HPCL, MU Sigma, NOVARTIS

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