IRMA 2020 – The Institute of Rural Management Anand has released the Application form for IRMASAT 2020. Aspirants can apply for the PGDRM course by clicking on the direct link given below. IRMA conducts IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) once every year. IMRA offers admissions in Fellowship Programme in Rural Management (FPRM), Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and PGMDX(R). Therefore, for a 2-years PGDRM course, you have to appear for IRMASAT 2020 and CAT 2019 or XAT 2020. Also, The students of foreign nationals/ PIO/ OCI will be admitted only on the basis of GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ XAT. The shortlisted candidatesfrom IRMASAT will appear for the group discussion which will be followed by the personal interview. Check this page for more details.
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For getting admission to the PGDRM course, you must apply for IRMSAT 2020. In addition to IRMASAT 2020, register for CAT and XAT also. Check the schedule of IRMSAT 2020 given below:
|Important Dates for PGDRM|
|Start of online application form||30 Sep 2019|
|Registration Ends (For indian students)||10 Jan 2020|
|Registartion ends for |
FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored
|30 Mar 2020|
|Intimation for IRMASAT 2020, |
group activity and personal interview to Indian nationals
|4th week of Jan 2020|
1st week of Feb 2020
|IRMASAT 2020, Group activity and personal interview |
for Indian nationals
|10 – 29 Feb 2020|
(excepet 16 and 23 Feb 2020)
|Announcement of final results for Indian Nationals||1st or 2nd week of Mar 2020|
|Last date for submitting acceptance form |
(with an initial fee of Rs. 25000/-)
|Within 1 week after a final result|
|Last date to deposit the first year fee (online)||Within 15 working days of final result|
|Personal Interview (PI) for |
FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored
|2nd or 3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Result Out for |
FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored
|4th week of Apr 2020|
|Important Dates for FPRM|
|Last date for receipt of completed applications||4th week of Feb 2020|
|Intimation for Personal Interview(PI)||4th week of Mar 2020|
|Personal Interview dates||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Announcement of final results||2nd/3rd week of May 2020|
|Classes on Bridge Course||4th week of Jun 2020|
|FPRM Induction Programme||1st week of Jul 2020|
IRMA Exam Date 2020
The institute offers the following courses for the 2020-2022 session. The IRMA exam date is yet to be announced, till then check the dates below and keep the track of the same at irma.ac.in and on this page as well.
|IRMA Admission 2020||PGDMX(R) Dates||FPRM Dates||PGDRM Dates|
|Start of application process||Started||To be announced!||30 sep 2019|
|Last date to apply||30 Sep 2019||04 week of Feb 2020||10 Jan 2020|
|Selection Result||To be announced!||02 week of May 2020||02 week of Mar 2020|
IRMA 2020 Courses
IRMA offers executive and Ph.D. programs for the students interested in pursuing rural management. Following are some courses to which you may apply online:
- Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management (PGDRM)
- Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM)
- Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDM(R))
- Certificate in Rural Management
IRMA Application Form 2020
The Application Form for IRMASAT 2020 will be released by IRMA at the official site. Interested students can enroll themselves for PGDRM or FPRM courses online at ramanand.in. For getting admission to the PGDRM course, candidates have to appear for IRMASAT 2020. However, there is no entrance exam for admissions into FPRM courses. Thus, the admissions will be granted based on multiple parameters like academic qualification, standard fellowship test scores, research proposal, an interview. For enrolling in IRMASAT 2020, fill the personal details, educational qualification details, work experience details, etc. Finally, upload the signature & photograph and pay the application fee.
IRMA 2020 Application Fee
IRMA Application Fee can be paid online and offline modes. The following are the expected fees for admission this year.
|General & OBC||Rs. 2500/-||Rs. 1500/-||Rs. 1400/-|
|SC/ST/DAP||Rs. 2500/-||Rs. 750/-||Rs. 700/-|
|FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored||Rs. 2500/-||Rs. 2250/-||–|
Mode of Payment
Candidates can pay the Application fee of IRMASAT 2020 in both the online and offline modes i.e:
- Debit card/Credit card/Net banking
- SBI challan at SBI branch (not available for international applicants)
IRMA Admission 2020 Eligibility
Candidates interested in IRMA Admission 2020 must fill their form before the eligibility criteria. The admission criteria for PGDRM at IRMA are as follows.
- Education Qualification – A candidate must hold a graduation degree in any discipline.
- Minimum Percentage Marks – A candidate must have a minimum of 50% marks in graduation. Also, there is a relaxation of 5 percentage points ie 45% for SC/ST/DAP candidates.
- Final Year Candidates – Students in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
- Age Limit – There is no age limit.
- Foreign Nationals/NRIs – They can apply but must have GMAT/ GRE/ CAT/ XAT genuine score.
- Valid Scores – CAT 2019/ XAT 2020, IRMASAT 2020
IRMA Admission 2020 Selection Process
The admission process for PGDRM 2020 at IRMA will be in 4 stages which are as follows.
For Indian Nationals
- Entrance Exam – Candidates need to qualify CAT 2019/ XAT 2020. In addition to it, candidates have to appear for IRMASAT 2020 also.
- Personal Interview –The selection process for Admission 2020 includes group activity and personal interview.
- Final Admission -Finally, the admission at IRMA will take place after considering candidates test scores, performance in the group activity & interview, work experience, etc.
For Foreign Nationals/ NRIs
- Entrance Test – GMAT/ GRE Scores / CAT 2019 / XAT 2020 scores.
- Personal Interview – Shortlisted candidates will further appear for online personal interviews.
In the below table, the selection criteria with its weight-age are given:
|CAT 2019/ XAT 2020||35%|
|Academic Performance Rating |
(Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation)
|Diversity Rating |
(Gender, Sports, Extra Curricular and Academic Background)
IRMASAT 2020 Exam Pattern
IRMASAT is a compulsory online test to assess awareness about issues of social concern. Candidate must be aware of the exam pattern of IRMASAT 2020. Therefore, the basic overview of IRMASAT 2020 exam pattern is given below:
|Type of Question||Objective type|
|No. of Question||40|
|Marking Scheme||1 mark will be given for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||0.24 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer|
IRMASAT 2020 Test Centers
IRMASAT 2020 will be conducted in more than 28 centers in India. All the cities are mentioned below in the table:
|Delhi/ NCR||Delhi, |
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, |
|Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow, |
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore|
|West Bengal||Greater Kolkata, Kalyani|
IRMASAT 2020 Syllabus
IRMASAT 2020 exam will test the general awareness and social knowledge of a candidate. Some questions will be based on the reading passages. Also, the GK questions which require prior knowledge will be asked. Therefore, candidates are advised to cover the following important topics for IRMASAT 2020 exam:
- Women-Oriented Schemes
- Sex Ratio
- Short-Term Migration
- Social and Economic Development
- Rural Development
- Rural and Urban Population
- Indian Economy
- IRDP Schemes
- Health Issues
- Human Development
- Human Rights
- Gender and Social Groups
- Educational Initiatives of the Government
- Environmental Issues
- Employment and Literacy
- Corporate Social Responsibility
IRMA Cut Off
Cut off is the minimum marks or percentage or percentile required for qualifying a particular exam. For every exam, the cut off is different. Therefore for clearing IRMASAT 2020, students must have the idea from the previous cut off mentioned below. In IRMASAT, the cut off is in marks.
|Category||Cut off Marks out of total 100 marks|
|DAP (Differently abled person )||30.9707|
IRMA Admit Card 2020
The admit card for IRMA 2020 PGDRM entrance exam will be released on the official website. The candidate who registered successfully will be able to download it. For downloading the Admit card, candidates need to login by entering the login credentials. Thus, all the candidates must take a printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam center along with an identity proof. The admit card should be kept safe until the complete process of admission is over.
IRMA 2020 Result
The IRMA result will be announced by the exam conducting the authorities in March 2020. Also, the result will be uploaded on the official website of IRMA and the candidates will be able to check their result online. After IRMASAT 2020, the shortlisted candidates will appear for the group discussion. After that, the last step is to appear for the interview. The result of all the stages will be available online and all the candidates can download it.
IRMA 2020 Fee Structure
The fee structure according to the admission details of the PGDRM course for the year 2020-22 is displayed below. However, For IRMA 2020 Admission, the course fee may vary.
|Component||Total Fee (Rs.)||1st Installment||2nd Installment|
|Internet & other |
computer use fee
|Total Fee Receivable||960,000||480,000||480,000|
|Total Amount Receivable||1,010,000||530,000||480,000|
IRMA 2020 Placements
The students at IRMA receives 100% placement with quality jobs and packages. Therefore, the institute invites more than 600 organization cooperatives, NGOs, government development agencies, and national and international companies or organizations. All the associated organizations aim to promote rural development. According to the information brochure of IRMA, the average salary and the highest salary of the students who got placed is given below:
(in Lakhs P.A)
(in Lakhs P.A)
The ranking for the Institute of Rural Management Anand is as given below.
- Times B-school Survey 2018 – IRMA ranked 6th best B-school among the top 75 private B-schools of India
- For Research – IRMA ranked 8th in UTD top 10 Indian Business School Ranking
- Business Today – 22nd position among top 100 B-schools in India.
- Living Experience – Ranks 13th in this criteria.
- IRMA ranks 11, overall among the top 100 B-schools of India, as per the survey.
IRMA 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : A) IRMA official website is www.irma.ac.in Candidates can apply for IRMA 2020, download the admit card and check the result through the official website itself.
Ans : IRMA is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand
Ans : IRMA is a Multiple Choice Question based exam which is conducted online.
Ans : The submission of application and supporting documents is possible in online mode only.
Ans : Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline to apply for PGDRM and PGDMX(R). For admission in FPRM, candidate must have a postgraduate degree or any equivalent degree.
Ans : The candidate is given 1 mark for every correct answer and -¼ is deducted for each wrong answer
Ans : Candidate has to apply for IRMA with their CAT / XAT 2020 scores. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the social awareness test, group activity and personal interview.
Ans : There is no age limit for admission to PGDRM of IRMA
Ans : NRI Sponsored applicant can apply for PGDRM through GMAT / GRE / CAT OR XAT2019 scores.
Ans : Out of both scores (CAT/XAT), the higher score will be considered for the selection process.
Official Website: www.irma.ac.in