IRMA 2019 – Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) has started the registration process for Admission 2019-21. Interested students must fill the IRMA Application Form 2019 at irma.ac.in. The forms for IRMA has been released on September 18, 2018. For admission, candidates must appear for IRMASAT 2019 in addition to CAT 2018/ XAT 2019. Moreover, IRMA invites candidates on the basis of profile based scores and non-profile based scores. Cut off for both profiles are also different. Post examination, Group Activity & Personal Interview round will take place for the final selection. Check complete details such as exam date, application process, eligibility, fees, syllabus, etc for IRMA 2019 from this page.

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1. IRMA Admission 2019-21 Application Form Released. Click Here to Apply Now!
2. IRMA has released the weightage of each round of selection process.

IRMA 2019

IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) is a national level entrance examination. There is no management quota for admission to PGDRM at IRMA, and admission is strictly on the basis of candidate’s performance in each of the selection criteria.

IRMA Application Form 2019
IRMA 2019 Exam Date: Until now, only the application form has been released. Exact dates for the admission will be announced later.

IRMA 2019 Important Dates
The application form for IRMASAT 2019 is available from 18 Sep 2018
Last date to submit the IRMASAT Application Form (For Indian National) 31 Dec 2018
Last date to submit the completed applications for Foreign Nationals and NRI to be announced
IRMASAT 2018 exam date to be announced
Announcement of Group Activity and Personal Interview to Indian Nationals 02 week of Feb 2019
Group Activity and Personal Interview for Indian Nationals will be held on Last week of Feb to 02 week of Mar 2019
Declaration of Final Result (for Indian nationals) 03 week of Mar 2019
Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee 03 week of Mar 2019
Last date to deposit the first year fee 03 week of Apr 2019
Personal Interview (PI) for Foreign Nationals and NRI will be held on 04 week of Apr 2019
The announcement of final results (for Foreign Nationals) 01 week of May 2019

IRMA Admission 2019 Courses

The institute offers four courses in rural management. IRMA 2019 also offers executive and Ph.D. programme for the candidates interested in rural management.

  • Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management (PGDRM)
  • Fellow Programme in Rural Management
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management
  • Certificate in Rural Management

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IRMA 2019 Application Form

The application form for IRMA 2019 available in Online Mode for admission in the academic year 2019-21. First of all, create the Login by providing the essential details like email id, candidates’ name, city, and password. Following that, you will receive the confirmation message and a link to apply for the programme. In case candidates have to pursue multiple programmes then they have to fill the separate forms.

After the email verification, proceed to fill the IRMA 2019 Application Form. In it, enter the academic, personal, and work experience details. Then, upload all the documents as required. Finally, pay the application fee and take the print out of the application form.

Application Fees

The application fee for IRMA 2019 is as follows.

Category Application Fee
General & OBC Rs. 1500
SC/ST/DAP Rs. 750
For Foreign Nationals Rs, 2000

Mode of Payment: The applicants can pay the application fee by either online or offline mode.

IRMA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The aspirants who wish to appear for IRMASAT 2019 must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility conditions. The eligibility criteria for admission to PGDRM through IRMA 2019 is as follows:

  • Both Indian and Foreign Nationals can apply for IRMA 2019 Admission.
  • The aspirant should possess a Graduation degree in any discipline.
  • Should have secured 50% or above (45% percent or above for SC/ST/DAP) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA at the graduation level
  • Those who are in the final year of their graduation shall also apply if they expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before June 04, 2019.
  • Importatly, there is no age limit for the admission in PGDRM of IRMA.

IRMASAT 2019 Exam Pattern

It is a computer-based test which consists of MCQ questions. The duration of the exam is 80 minutes. There are total 40 questions in the exam including the paragraph based questions. Even more, there are general social awareness questions also.

Name of Examination ISC (Issues of Social Concern)
Mode of Examination Online
Total Questions 40
Maximum Marks 40
Time Duration 80 Minutes

Marking Scheme For IRMASAT 2018

  • 01 Marks for each incorrect answer.
  • There is negative marking of 1/4 marks for an incorrect answer.

IRMASAT 2019 Syllabus

The questions in IRMA 2019 will include both paragraph and social awareness based questions. So the candidates should prepare the following topics for IRMASAT 2019.

  • Women-oriented Schemes
  • Sex- Ratio
  • Short- Term Migration
  • Social And Economic Development
  • Rural and Urban Population
  • Indian Economy
  • IRDP Schemes
  • Health Issues
  • Human Development
  • Human Rights
  • Gender and Social Groups
  • Education
  • Educational Initiatives of the Government
  • Environment Issues
  • Employment and literacy

IRMASAT 2019 Sample Paper

In order to prepare better for the exam, you can look at the mock test available on the official website. This will give you a brief overview of the difficulty level of IRMA 2019. Since the exam is now online, taking the mock test will also help to analyze the type of questions. To take the online mock test, you need to just Sign In and just start solving the MCQ questions. If the window does not load, Click Here.

How To Prepare for IRMASAT 2019

Here we have given some preparation tips for IRMASAT 2019:

  1. To prepare better for the exam, read all editions of Yojana & Kurukshetra Magazines. Reading daily newspaper especially Economy and social polity. Also, if you get a chance, do read Pratiyogita Darpan.
  2. Keep yourself acquainted with the present social issues.
  3. Do brush up your information related to present government schemes concerning agriculture, health, credit, microfinance, education, etc.
  4. Go through sustainable development goals and the recent news that has created a lot of buzz in the past one year.
  5. Take online mock tests regularly. With the help of the mock test, you can analyze your performance.
  6. Additionally, Solve previous question paper/ sample paper as much as possible.

IRMASAT 2017 Exam Analysis

Difficulty Level of the exam
The exam for IRMASAT 2017 took place on Feb 12 across India. As per many test takers, the overall difficulty level of the test was medium to difficult. Most of the questions were on the basis of the recent events which tested the students on the various ‘Yojanas’ (schemes) instituted by the Government of India.

Topics Mostly Asked
Many candidates said that most questions were based on the facts and information related to government schemes and institutions like NABARD, UPNRM, PMFBY for Kharif crops, NDDB, 5-year plan, Mission Indraprasth, ASHA initiative, Innovation Index of India, Unemployment levels in India, etc. Also, direct questions like the year of establishment of a particular Govt body (agency), the location of a particular Govt agency, a particular scheme launched by the GOI to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and women, etc were there in the question paper.

Distribution of Question
Regarding the distribution of questions, out of 40 questions, 12 were stand-alone questions while 28 were passage-based. Most of the stand-alone questions focussed on testing the students on various schemes and policies initiated by the Government of India in recent years. Whereas the passage-based questions had questions directly from the passage as well as the ones which tested the awareness level of the students related to the schemes given in the passages. The division of the passage- based questions was as follows: two passages having two questions each, five passages having three questions each, one passage having four questions, and one passage had five questions.

IRMASAT 2019 Test Centers

Most Expectedly, the IRMASAT 2019 will take place in the following cities.

Ahmedabad Indore / Dewas
Aizawl Jaipur
Anand /Changa / V V Nagar Kochi / Ernakulam
Bangalore / Tumkur Lucknow / Barabanki / Sitapur / Unnao
Bhopal / Vidisha Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane
Bhubaneswar / Cuttack / Khurda Nagpur
Chandigarh / Mohali / Panchkula Patna  / Hajipur / Bihta
Chennai Pune / Pimpri-Chinchwad / Talegaon
Coimbatore Raipur / Bhilai / Durg
Dehradun Ranchi
Delhi & Delhi NCR Thiruvananthapuram
Greater Kolkata / Kalyani Varanasi
Guwahati / RiBoi / Mirza Vishakhapatnam
Hyderabad /Rangareddy/Secunderabad Udaipur

IRMA 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for IRMASAT 2018 will available for download by the last week of January 2019. The candidates will not get their admit card by post. They must download online at irma.ac.in. To download the IRMA 2019 Admit Card, the applicants need to download it by using her/his form number or roll number. Finally, download and take a print out of the IRMA 2019 Admit Card to bring it on the day of the examination. It will contain the details referring to candidates’ registration, test venue, day, and timings.

IRMA 2019 Selection Process

IRMA will use CAT 2018/XAT2019 and IRMASAT 2019 scores for admission to PGDRM. Thus, candidates must also appear for these examinations. IRMA will consider the maximum scores out of any of these exams. Additionally, candidates have to appear for IRMASAT 2019. Following that, the institute will invite candidates on the basis of profile and non-profile based scores. Finally, the Group Activity/ Discussion and Personal Interview will conduct for the qualified students.

Selection Criteria Weightage
CAT 2018/ XAT 2019 35%
IRMASAT 2019 10%
Group Activity 15% 10%
Personal Interview 30% 20%
Academic Performance Rating (Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation) 05%
Diversity Rating (Gender, Sports, Extra Curricular and Academic Background) 05%
Profile 15%

Criteria for Profile based Calls

  • A candidate must have a graduation degree in Development, Agriculture, Dairy, Public policy, Sustainability, Veterinary Sciences, Food Technology.
  • Also, work experience in the Development Sector, Dairy, Public Policy is necessary.
  • The criteria also include excellence scores for graduation from Top Universities and Colleges.

According to last year, the selection process is as follows.

Selection Criteria Weightage
CAT/XAT 35%
IRMASAT 10%
Group Activity 15%
Personal Interview 30%
Academic Performance Rating (Class 10th, 12th and Graduation) 05%
Diversity Rating (Gender, Sports, Extra Curricular and Academic Background) 05%

Selection Criteria for Foreign Nationals

Such candidate may apply through GMAT/ GRE Scores / CAT 2018 / XAT 2019 scores. The final selection of such candidates will take place on the basis of the above-given test score and Online Personal Interview.

IRMA 2019 Cut Off

The cut off required to qualify the entrance test, IRMASAT 2019 will publish online with the declaration of Final Result. The candidates need to obtain minimum cut off marks in order to qualify for the next round. As soon as the cut off for IRMA 2019 for PGDRM is available, we will update here soon.

For, profile based calls, candidates must have a minimum of 80 percentile in CAT/ XAT. For Non-profile based scores, a minimum 85 percentile is essential. After that, you also have to clear the IRMA 2019 cutoff.

Till then, the candidates can check the previous year cut off marks in the table below.

Category Cut off Marks out of total 100 marks
General 54.4499
OBC – Non Creamy 48.2716
SC 39.8025
ST 30.9561
Differently abled person (dap) 30.9707

IRMA 2019 Result

The final result for IRMA 2019 will be available for check online. The candidates can check their result by entering their Form Number and Date of Birth. Only candidates who will clear the minimum qualifying marks will participate in the next round. The institute will intimate students on their registered email-id only.

IRMA 2019 Reservation Policy

IRMA reserves the following number of seats for Admissions for various categories. The reservation details are given in the table below.

Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC – Non Creamy 27%
Differently Abled (DA) candidates 03%

If you have questions about IRMA 2019, then let us know in the comment section below. 

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