IRMA 2019 – Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) has announced the IRMA 2019 shortlist on the official website. Candidates who are selected for the IRMASAT 2019, Group Activity and Personal Interview can check their name in the list available below. Students who have applied via CAT 2018/ XAT 2019 must appear for the selection process on the scheduled dates. Candidates performing well in the IRMA 2019 selection process will get the offer letter to take admission to A.Y. 2019-21. IRMA invites aspirants on the basis of profile based scores and non-profile based scores. Cut off for both profiles are also different. Check complete details such as exam date, application process, eligibility, fees, syllabus, etc for IRMA 2019 from this page.
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 rounds.
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)||
21 Jan 2019
|Last date to submit the completed applications for Foreign Nationals and NRI||30 Mar 2019|
|IRMASAT 2019 exam date||11 Feb – 02 Mar 2019|
|Group Activity and Personal Interview for Indian Nationals will be held on||11 Feb – 02 Mar 2019|
|Declaration of Final Result (for Indian nationals)||01st week of Mar 2019|
|Last date for submitting acceptance form with an initial fee (Rs. 1,00,000/-)||within 01 week after the final result|
|Last date to deposit the first year fee||within 15 days after the final result|
|Personal Interview (PI) for Foreign Nationals and NRI will be held on||02 week of Apr 2019|
|The announcement of final results (for Foreign Nationals)||03 Week of Apr 2019|
|Classes on Bridge Courses||24-29 Jun 2019|
|Induction Programme||01-09 Jul 2019|
|Beginning of First Term||10 July 2019|
- Click Here to download IRMA 2019 shortlist.
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|
|Time Duration||80 Minutes|
Marking Scheme For IRMASAT 2019
- 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
- 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:
- 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.
- Keep yourself acquainted with the present social issues.
- Do brush up your information related to present government schemes concerning agriculture, health, credit, microfinance, education, etc.
- Go through sustainable development goals and the recent news that has created a lot of buzz in the past one year.
- Take online mock tests regularly. With the help of the mock test, you can analyze your performance.
- 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|
|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|
|Delhi & Delhi NCR||Thiruvananthapuram|
|Greater Kolkata / Kalyani||Varanasi|
|Guwahati / RiBoi / Mirza||Vishakhapatnam|
IRMA 2019 Admit Card
The admit card for IRMASAT 2019 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.
|CAT 2018/ XAT 2019||35%|
|Academic Performance Rating (Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation)||05%|
|Diversity Rating (Gender, Sports, Extra Curricular and Academic Background)||05%|
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.
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|
|OBC – Non Creamy||48.2716|
|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.
|OBC – Non Creamy||27%|
|Differently Abled (DA) candidates||03%|
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
For more Information About IRMA Admission 2019 Click Here
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.
The application fee for IRMA 2019 is as follows.
|General & OBC||Rs. 1500|
|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.
If you have questions about IRMA 2019, then let us know in the comment section below.To know more download the IRMA 2019 Information Brochure.