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IRMA 2018- The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) will conduct the entrance test, IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) on February 4, 2018. IRMA will accept scores from CAT 2017/ XAT 2018 and IRMASAT 2018 for admission to the 39th Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and 17th Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM). The IRMA 2018 online application form is available from October 12, 2017 onward. Interested aspirants should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions before applying online. The candidates may check the details for IRMA 2018 from the article below.

Latest: Application Form for IRMA 2018 is available. Kindly go through the link provided below to apply.

IRMA 2018

The candidates can fill the online application as per schedule. Applications must be submitted before the due date. Any application submitted afterwards will not be accepted by IRMA.

Important Event Dates
Opening of registration for IRMA 2018 12 Oct 2017
Last date for Indian nationals to submit online application form 31 Dec 2017
Last date for receipt of hard copy of application form from Indian nationals 31 Dec 2017
Last date for Foreign Nationals, NRI to submit application form 31 Mar 2017
IRMASAT 2018 exam date 04 Feb 2018
Intimation for group activity and personal interview to Indian nationals 12 Feb 2018
Group activity and personal interview for Indian nationals 26 Feb – 10 Mar 2018
Declaration of final result for Indian nationals 15 Mar 2018
Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee (online) of Rs. 25,000/- 22 Mar 2018
Last date to deposit the first year fee (online) 15 Apr 2018
Telephonic Personal Interview (TPI) for Foreign Nationals and NRI 23 – 27 Apr 2018
Declaration of final result for Foreign nationals 01 May 2018
Classes on Bridge Courses 28 May – 02 Jun 2018
Induction program 04 – 17 Jun 2018
First term starts 18 Jun 2018

The admit cards may be probably be issued from the last week of January 2018 in online mode on its official website. The IRMA 2018 exam will be conducted in the month of February 2018. After the declaration of result, candidates shall have to undergo two more rounds- Group activity and Personal Interview.

Official Notice

IRMA Selection Process

Selection Procedure of Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM 2018 – 20)

Selection Procedure for Indian Nationals (PRM 2018 – 2020):

IRMA will use CAT 2017/XAT2018 and “IRMASAT 2018” scores for admission to PGDRM 2018-20.

All applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for “IRMASAT” – The IRMA Social Awareness Test.

“IRMASAT” – The IRMA Social Awareness Test will be held in February 2018.

PGDRM participants are selected on the basis of the above mentioned Admissions Test, Group Activity, and Personal Interview.

It is compulsory for applicants to appear for CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 and “IRMASAT” of IRMA.

Selection Procedure for NRI / NRI sponsored applicants / Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI):

Applicants from NRI / NRI sponsored applicants / Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) may apply through GMAT/ GRE Scores (taken on or after January 2013) / CAT2017 / XAT2018 scores for PRM 2018 – 20.

Applicants would be shortlisted on the basis of above mentioned test score and Online Personal Interview.

Note: IIMs and XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme of IRMA.

IRMA 2018 Eligibility Criteria

For PGDRM

  • Qualification – The candidate must have Bachelor’s degree from any discipline.
  • Percentage – At least 50% (45% for SC / ST / DAP)
  • Exam- Candidates must have appeared for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018
  • Final year candidates- Candidates who are to complete their graduation before 05 June 2018 may also apply

For PRM

  • Qualification- The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university.
  • Percentage- At least 50% marks for general and 45% for SC, ST & DAP is required
  • Exam- Candidates must have appeared for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018
  • Final year candidates- Candidates who are to complete their graduation before 05 June 2018 may also apply

For FPRM

  • Qualification- The candidate must possess a PGDRM from IRMA or Post Graduation or 4 year professional degree courses like engineering, agricultural science, etc.
  • Percentage- A minimum of 55% (at PG level) and 50% (at graduation level).
  • Exam- The candidate must have appeared for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018

Reservation Policy

Category SC ST OBC-NCL Differently Abled
Amount paid as per last year 15% 7.5% 27% 03%

IRMA Exam Pattern

The IRMA Anand 2018 will be conducted in the month of February 2018. The exam shall be conducted in Online Mode. The examinees will be required to attempt 40 Multiple choice questions in 80 Minutes. The question paper will be in English Language. For each correct answer, the candidate may be awarded 1 mark. There will be a Negative Marking of ¼ marks for every incorrect answer.

Sample Paper: Click here to download IRMASAT 2018 Sample Paper.

IRMA Syllabus

The syllabus will contain topics from the Issues of Social Concern. The subject tests the candidate’s ability to analyse topics such as:-

  • Indian economy
  • Environmental issues
  • Human development
  • Rural and urban population
  • Sex ratio
  • Social and economic development
  • Employment and literacy
  • Gender and social groups like caste and religion
  • Human rights
  • Agriculture
  • Rural development
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Health issues
  • Education

IRMA 2018 Admit Card

The IRMA 2018 Admit Card will be available via online mode on the official website of IRMA in around last week of January 2018. The authority shall not send the hard copy of hall ticket. It is mandatory for the candidates to bring the admit card along with a valid photo ID proof at the examination venue.

IRMA Result 2018

Candidates would be able to check the IRMA 2018 Online Admission Test Result through online portal of the institute at irma.ac.in in around February and March 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be called for Group Activity and Personal Interview. If the candidate qualifies the entrance test and the other two rounds of admission, they will be allowed to appear for the document verification and secure their seat by paying the fees of the course.

About IRMA

The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) was incorporated in the year 1979 by the Father of the White Revolution, Mr. Verghese Kurien. It is a premier institute in rural management education and research in the country. It is located in Anand, Gujarat, and the courses offered by it are sought by the MBA aspirants.

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