Indian Institute of Management Shillong announces Admission to PhD Program for (Working Professionals) 2024, Apply now


IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2024 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong invites applications for admission to the PhD Program for Working Professionals in various areas of study for the academic year 2024. The Doctoral program for Working Professionals PhD(WP) at IIM Shillong is a unique doctoral level program in management for working professionals in order to meet the requirements of the employer organization. The goal of the program is to prepare enthusiastic executives and teaching professionals who contribute to the field of training, management research and consulting practice, launch an academic career and help to strike a balance between the theory and practice of management. Interested candidates can check the post below for more details on IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2024


IIM Shillong PhD (Working Professionals) Admission 2024


Areas of Specialization

  • 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


Important Dates

  • Last date of submission of online application form : 20th March, 2024
  • Announcements of candidates short-listed for personal interview/interactions : 10th April, 2024
  • Interview of shortlisted candidates : 27th and 28th April, 2024
  • Announcement of Selected Candidates : April- May, 2024
  • Registration and Commencement of the Program : May, 2024.


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have

  • A master’s degree post bachelor’s degree obtained in 10+2+3 pattern with at least 55% marks in the bachelor’s level and 60% in the master’s level; or
  • A 5-year integrated master’s degree obtained after completing higher secondary schooling in 10+2 pattern, with at least 55% marks in the bachelor’s level (if explicitly provided) and 60% in the master’s level, or
  • A master’s degree post 4 year/8 semesters bachelor’s degree in 10+2+4 pattern, with a CGPA of 6.5 or above or equivalent marks, or
  • 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.


Test Scores and Validity

  • IIM Shillong will consider valid scores of GMAT, GRE, CAT (of last 2 years as on date of application), GATE or JRF (NET).
  • The following categories of candidates are exempt from standard tests stated above, but will require to produce two reference letters from senior leadership:
  • A. Post graduates of PGP programs (2 year fulltime) of IIMs or an Indian Institute/ University that has featured in the top 50 institutes/universities as per the NIRF list released by the Government of India (List of Management Schools, any year) with CGPA 6.5 out of 10 or equivalent, with at least 5 years of post PGP experience, or
  • B. Individuals with at least 10 years of rich managerial/work experience from government and non-government sector.


Application Process

  • Application Form should be filled up and submitted Online at website or
  • 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.


Application Fee

  • Application fee – Rs. 3000/- 
  • Mode of Payment – Online through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking


Selection Procedure

  • Candidates eligible as mentioned, will be shortlisted based on recommendation of the appropriate committee. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for personal interviews (and/or written test) online for final selection.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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