Institute of Rural Management Anand [IRMA]

IRMA 2018

Exam Date : 12th February 2018 To 12th February 2018
Result Date : 31st March 2018

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About IRMA 2018:

Institute of Rural Management , Anand (IRMA) is a well-known institute offering unique postgraduate and doctoral level programmes. IRMA is located in Anand, Gujarat and is founded by Dr. Verghese Kurien. IRMA institute conducts a national level entrance examination for admission to its rural management programs.

The IRMA national level examination is online and only those candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for the IRMA examination. IRMA Institute provides admission in two courses in Rural Management. The IRMA examination is conducted in January and the candidates need to keep in mind that the CAT scores will be considered in the final IRMA results. The candidates need to fulfill the IRMA eligibility criteria in respective courses including the work experience, if necessary.

Courses offered through IRMA:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management
  • Fellowship in Rural Management

IRMA Exam Summary:

IRMA Exam Details

Exam Name

Institute of Rural Management, Anand

Also Known as

IRMA

Conducting authority

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)

Level

National

Courses offered

Postgraduate

IRMA Exam Date

12th February 2018

IRMA 2018 Important Dates

  • Last date for receipt of completed IRMA applications in hard copy for Indian Nationals: December 23, 2017
  • Last date for receipt of completed IRMA applications online for Indian Nationals: December 30, 2017
  • Last date for receipt of completed IRMA applications for Foreign Nationals: March 31, 2018
  • IRMA’s online Admissions Test on “Issues of Social Concern (ISC)” for Indian Nationals: February 12, 2018
  • Intimation for Group Activity and Personal Interview to Indian Nationals: February 18, 2018
  • Group Activity and Personal Interview for Indian Nationals: March 06 to 20, 2018 (except March 12 & 14, 2018)
  • Telephonic Personal Interview (TPI) for Foreign Nationals: Last week of April 2018
  • The announcement of final IRMA results (for Indian Nationals): March 31, 2018
  • Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee (online): April 07, 2018
  • Last date to deposit the IRMA first year fee (online): May 01, 2018
  • Classes on Bridge Course on Mathematics: June 05 to 10, 2018
  • Induction IRMA Programme: June 12 to 25, 2018
  • The beginning of IRMA First Term: June 26, 2018

IRMA 2018 Eligibility

  • Age Limit for IRMA 2018: No age limit as such.
  • Required Education Qualification: The candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/DAP) from a recognised University to be eligible.The candidates appearing in their final year of Graduation can also eligible to apply for the IRMA Exam.
  • Other Requirements: Candidates must also have valid CAT 2017 or XAT 2017 scores to satisfy eligibility.
  • Criteria for FPRM: Candidates must satisfy any one of the followings to stand eligible:
    1. PGDRM from IRMA.
    2. PGDRDM from IRMA with one-year post diploma work experience.
    3. Post graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or Institution with 55% marks at PG and 50% marks at Graduation level.
    4. Five-year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks and at least one-year work experience.
    5. Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least three years' work experience.
    6. Applicants having a valid score of UGC JRF in relevant disciplines (management, economics, social work, sociology, psychology, commerce, etc.

IRMA 2018 Application Process

Interested Candidates can start the application process by logging into the official website of IRMA 2018.

  • Official Website of IRMA(https://www.irma.ac.in)
  • Availability of Application: The process of application will last from 2nd October 2017  to 20th January 2018 
  • Last Date for Applying: The last date for applying for the IRMA 2018 examination is until the 20th January 2018, in the case of online submission and until 23rd Dec 2017 for receipt of filled in IRMA applications.
  • Application Form to IRMA: The application process for IRMA 2018 can be done online or offline by visiting the IRMA website and downloading Application Form provided. Candidates can choose their preferred IRMA exam centre. Candidates should provide details about their Education and Work experience as it might help strengthen their IRMA Application Form. Candidates will have to Upload a scanned photograph and signature as it is required to print it on the Candidates IRMA Admit Card.
  • Payment Mode: The IRMA Application fees can be paid Online or through a Challan, according to the Candidates sole choice.
  • Application Fee: 
    1. For General Candidates,
      the 
      fee per IRMA program is Rs. 1200/- (SC/ST/DAP: Rs.600/-)
    2. For General Candidates,
      the 
      fee for two IRMA programs is Rs. 1600/- (SC/ST/DAP: Rs.800/-)
  • Seat Reservation Criteria: SC-15%, ST-7.5%, Other Backward Classes-27%.

IRMA 2018 Application Form Details

  • Registration Mode: The registration for the IRMA examination can be done by both online or offline methods. The aspiring IRMA candidate can download the form from the official IRMA website. The IRMA forms are accepted up to # for a hard copy of IRMA application and up to 30th Dec 2017 for online submission of IRMA forms.
  • Final Date Of Submission For Foreign Nationals: By the 31st of March 2017.
  • Final Date of Submission for Indian Nationals: By the 23rd of December 2017 (hard copy) and by 30th December 2017 (online submission).

IRMA 2018 Admit Card

  • Availing the Admit Card: Candidates can download/print the Admit Card by logging into the official website for IRMA 2017 examination. Candidates will have to enter their Application Number and DOB, to get their Admit Card.
  • Details on IRMA 2017 Admit Card: The IRMA 2017 Admit Card is an important document which has to be carried by the Candidate appearing for the IRMA 2017 examination centre. The Admit Card consists of information such as The name of the Candidate, Exam date and Time, Exam centre address and the Candidate's User ID No./Registration Number.

IRMA 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of IRMA Exam: The IRMA examination is in English and is conducted in an online mode. It will be a multiple choice examination with five options available for each question.
  • Duration of Exam: Duration of the exam is 120 minutes (02 hours).
  • Marks Alotted: Total of 200 Marks are allotted.
  • Exam Paper Sections: The IRMA examination paper consists of three sections as stated below, however, it also consists of a psychometric test, known as Issues of Social Concern.
    1. English Comprehension: 40 Questions.
    2. Quantitative Ability: 50 Questions.
    3. Analytical Reasoning: 50 Questions.
    4. Issues of Social Concern: 60 Questions.

IRMA 2018 Syllabus

The questions in the IRMA examination are based on the subject of Language, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Abilities. Candidates are advised be thorough with the topics under these sections for the IRMA 2017 examination.The IRMA examination test's the Candidate's ability in English and Calculations.

  • Language Skills of the candidate will be tested based on his/her ability to Fill in the blanks, Passages, Synonyms & Antonyms, Syntax and correct grammar, Dictionary meanings of different words, Marking the error, solving Jumbled sentences, Idiomatic Usage and Poems.
  • Quantitative Skills of the candidate would be tested based on his/her ability to solve/understand Data interpretation and Data Sufficiency and Mathematical Calculations.
  • Logical Reasoning Skills of the candidate would be tested based on his/her deduction ability.

IRMA 2018 Results

  • Availability of IRMA 2017 Results: The results of IRMA will be available on 31 March 2017.
  • How to Obtain IRMA Score Card: The IRMA results can be checked from the official IRMA website with the use of their IRMA Roll Number. IRMA will release the result for PRM and FPRM on its official website.The final IRMA result will be the compilation of CAT and IRMA score and the ratio will be 80:20The final IRMA result will also comprise of the marks obtained in Group Activity and Personal Interview. Overseas candidates are selected on the basis of their GMAT and GRE score.

IRMA 2018 Counselling

There is a five stage IRMA selection procedure of the candidates. The IRMA 2017 selection Procedure will give weightage to CAT 2016 or XAT 2016 score along with the score of Issues of Social Concern test conducted.

  • Counselling Date: After the release of the IRMA 2017 results, the eligible Candidates are notified for the counselling session. The IRMA 2017 counselling is a 5 stage process for the selection of the Candidates.
  • Eligibility: Candidates eligibility will be based on the CAT 2016 or XAT 2016 scores along with the Issues of Social Concern test scores.

Colleges which accept [IRMA]

Gaurav BBA, batch of 2019
08 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Ananda College is to pass class 12
  • IRMA examination score is taken into consideration for the admission 
AMIN B.Sc, batch of 2016
28 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • The eligibility criteria for joining Saurashtra University is clearing the IRMA exam.

Discussion Forum View all 112 Questions

How will IRMA admit students for PRM 2017-19 FPRM 2017?

Asked By: Gishnu Suresh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

IRMA will use CAT 2016/XAT 2017 scores for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management 2017 - 19 (PRM 2017-19) and Fellow Programme in Rural Management 2017 (FPRM 2017).

Application forms (online/hard copy) for IRMA admissions will be available from October 2016.

All applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for Issues of Social Concern test.

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

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QIRMA 2017 Other courses

Does the university offer any other course apart from Rural management?

Asked By: Prashant Bhardwaj,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the exam is conducted for admission to its rural management programs only.

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Does the university offer any postgraduate programs?

Asked By: Vishal B,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the university offers postgraduate level programs.

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QIRMA 2017 exam summary

Can you give me a summary of the IRMA exam?

Asked By: Madhav Jha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) exam is conducted by the Institute of Rural Management, Anand. It is a National level exam. The board offers only Postgraduate and Doctoral level programmes.

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Does the university offer any undergraduate programs?

Asked By: Varsha Babu,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the University offers only Postgraduate and Doctoral level programmes.

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QIRMA 2017 Founder

Who is the founder of the Institute of Rural management?

Asked By: Riya John,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The founder of the Institute of Rural Management is Dr. Verghese Kurien.

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QIRMA 2017 CAT scores

Will the CAT scores be considered for the IRMA results?

Asked By: Devi Bhushan,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the CAT scores will be considered in the final IRMA results.

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QIRMA 2017 Ph.D programs

Does the university offer Ph.D programs?

Asked By: Ashish Mishra,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the university offers doctoral level programmes.

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QIRMA 2017 Purpose

Why is the IRMA exam conducted?

Asked By: Anvesh Jha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The IRMA exam is conducted for admissions to its rural management programs.

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Which is the Conducting Authority of IRMA 2017 examination?

Asked By: Nithin Sharma,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Conducting Authority of IRMA 2017 examination is Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).

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