Tell me something about IRMA?
How IRMA will admit students for PRM 2017-19 Batch?
What is the number of candidates to be selected to PRM 2017-19?
When will the application Form be made available? What is the cost of application form?
Sale of Application Forms- From 1 October, 2016
Last date for receipt of filled up forms ( online) - 30 December, 2016
Last date for receipt of filled up forms ( hard copy ) - 23 December, 2016
When is the Issues of social concern exam conducted?
What is the selection process at IRMA?
What were last year's cutoffs for securing a interview call?
Can you tell me pattern of the test ( Issues of Social Concern )?
Can you tell me something about the placements at IRMA for PRM batch?
Can you give me some preparation tips for IRMA's issues of social concern examination?
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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.
IRMA will use CAT 2016 / XAT 2017 scores for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management 2017 - 19 (PGDRM 2017 - 19) . All applicants have to additionally appear for test on "Issues of Social Concern" on February 12, 2017 (Sunday).
The total number of seats available for PRM 2017-19 is 180. Fifteen percent of the approved intake is allocated for admission to overseas applicants.
Cost of online application
General /OBC candidates- Rs 1200
SC/ST/DA candidates- Rs 600
Cost of hard copy application
General /OBC candidates- Rs 1275
SC/ST/DA candidates- Rs 675
The exam is scheduled to be conducted on Feb 12, 2017.
Students for PGDRM are selected on the basis of the Admissions Test, Group Activity and Personal Interview.
The following were the last year's cutoffs for securing a call
|Category||CAT 2015 Percentile||XAT 2016 Percentile||ISC Marks (Out of 40)|
* differently abled person
Note: In order to get selected for GA & PI, a candidate had to satisfy the cut-off marks of CAT 2015 OR XAT 2016 as well "ISC" of IRMA.
There will be 40 objective type questions based on issues of social concern. There is provision for negative marking. Weightage for the same has been not be released.
Note- The duration of the exam has not yet been revealed.
The average salary of the 2014-16 batch was Rs. 8.56 lakh per annum, and the median stood at 8.4 Lakh per annum. The maximum salary for the batch stood at 27.39 lakhs.
The largest number of jobs offered by a single company was by the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF). Cooperatives/Producers Collectives as a sector offered job to one fourth of the batch. The other single largest recruiter this year was HDFC Bank in the agifinance-microfinance sector with 11 selections. This was followed by ICICI-Lombard and National Payments Corporation of India, taking 10 and 9 students respectively.
In addition to reading newspapers regularly, it would be advisable for a student to prepare from the following sources:
While preparing for this section, a student should focus on issues related to environment, health, culture, food and agriculture, gender equality, social issues pertaining to development, etc.