FAQs on IRMA
  1. Tell me something about IRMA?

  2. The Institute of Rural Management Anand is India’s leading school in rural management committed to acting as the catalyst and facilitator of rural prosperity. IRMA educates those inspired to work with organisations serving the rural sector and engaging directly with rural communities.

    Students should note that IRMA offers a sectoral program and it should be opted only on the basis of ones interest in making a career in this domain.

  3. How IRMA will admit students for PRM 2018-20 Batch?

  4. IRMA will use CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 scores for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management 2018 - 20 (PGDRM) . All applicants have to additionally appear for IRMASAT test on February 4, 2018 (Sunday).

  5. What is the number of candidates to be selected to PRM 2018-20?

  6. The total number of seats available for PRM 2018-20 is 240. Fifteen percent of the approved intake is allocated for admission to overseas applicants.

  7. When will the application Form be made available? What is the cost of application form?

    1. Sale of Application Forms- From 1 October, 2017
    2. Last date to apply- Jan 20, 2018 ( online registration ) and Jan 16, 2018 ( Hardcopy registration )

    Cost of online application

    • General /OBC candidates- Rs 1400
    • SC/ST/DA candidates- Rs 700

    Cost of hard copy application

    • General /OBC candidates- Rs 1475
    • SC/ST/DA candidates- Rs 775
  8. When will the IRMASAT exam be conducted?

  9. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on Feb 4, 2018.

  10. What is the selection process at IRMA?

  11. Students for PGDRM are shortlisted for Personal Interview on the basis of their performance in Admissions Tests (CAT/XAT & IRMASAT), the shortlisted students participate in Group Activity and Personal Interview.

  12. Can you tell me pattern of the test ( IRMASAT )?

  13. Date of IRMASAT- February 4, 2018 ( Sunday )

    Exam Format- Computer based

    • Number of questions- 40
    • Negative marking- Yes

    Note- Last year the duration of the test was 80 minutes ( this year’s test duration has been revealed so far ).

    You can go through last year’s IRMASAT test analysis here

  14. Can you tell me something about the placements at IRMA for PRM batch?

  15. IRMA achieved 100 percent placement of their PRM batch.The average salary of the 2015-17 batch was Rs. 10.2 lakh per annum. The maximum salary for the batch stood at 46.5 lakhs.

  16. What is the academic fee for the PGDRM program?

  17. Last year the fee was 9.5 lacs ( for two years ), apart from this students need to pay 60 thousand Rs (Deposits & Other Activities Charges). Mess is managed by the Participants' body. Boarding and personal expenses will be over and above the mentioned fee. Currently average monthly expenses of the mess is around Rs. 4,500/-.