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 will IRMA admit students into its PRM ( 2019-21) program?

  4. IRMA will use CAT 2018 / XAT 2019 scores for shortlisting students for admission into Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (2019 – 21).

  5. Can you share some information about the selection process? Are their any changes this year?

  6. Unlike Last year, IRMASAT will only be conducted for those shortlisted for GD/PI rounds at IRMA campus. 

    IRMA will be giving two types of GDPI calls to the prospective candidates:

    1. Profile Based Calls
    2. Non Profile Based Calls

    Candidates who fulfill the following criteria can be shortlisted for profile based calls:

    1. Graduation in: Development, Agriculture, Dairy, Public policy, Sustainability, Veterinary Sciences, Food Technology.
    2. Work experience in: Development Sector, Dairy, Public Policy.
    3. Excellence: Graduation from Top universities and Colleges.

    Candidates who score above 80 percentile in CAT 2018/XAT 2019 and fall in the Profile based call criteria are eligible to be shortlisted for IRMASAT and GD/PI process.

    Candidates who score above 85 percentile in CAT 2018/XAT 2019 and fall in the Non-Profile based call criteria are eligible to be shortlisted for IRMASAT and GD/PI process.

    The following is the final selection criteria

    Parameter Weightage
    CAT/XAT 35.00%
    IRMASAT 10.00%
    Group Activity 10.00%
    Personal Interview 20.00%
    Academic Performance 5.00%
    Diversity 5.00%
    Profile 15.00%
    Total 100.00%
  7. What is the intake for PGDRM program?

  8. The total number of seats available for 2019-21 batch of PGDRM program is 240.

  9. What is the total fee of the program?

  10. While the total tuition fee ( for 2 years ) is 9.84 Lacs, the total fee ( inclusive of everything ) is 12.08 Lacs.

  11. What is the last date to apply? What is the cost of application form?

    • Last date to apply- Dec 31, 2018
    • Cost of application
    • General /OBC candidates- Rs 1500
    • SC/ST/DA candidates- Rs 750
  12. What is eligibility criteria for admission?

  13. A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 per cent (45 per cent for SC/ST/DAP (Differently Abled Person)) aggregate marks at the graduation level can apply for admission.

    Applicants who are in the final year of their graduation can apply if they expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before the programme starts

  14. Can you share some details about the placement scenario?

  15. The last year’s batch of 180 students were placed in three days time. The average salary offered by the private sector crossed 12 lakhs mark and that for the development sector organizations (NGOs, Cooperatives, and Government Development Agencies) stands at 9.42 lakhs per annum (against 9.37 lakhs last year). The combined average salary for the batch was at Rs. 11.39 lakhs per annum (against 10.22 lakhs last year), and the median stands at Rs. 10 lakhs per annum (against 8.40 lakhs last year). The maximum salary for the batch stands at Rs. 46.50 lakhs.

  16. What are the Test Centres for the online test on IRMASAT 2019?

  17. Short listed candidates will be called at IRMA where they will have to take the IRMA Social Awareness Test 2019 (IRMASAT 2019), Group Activity and Personal Interview.