IRMA Anand: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Jan 2, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Jan 2, 2023

IRMA Anand was established in 1979. The college is approved by AICTE and AIU. NAAC accredited it with an 'A' grade and by NBA. IRMA Anand offers PGDM and FPM courses in various specializations. IRMA Anand admissions 2022-2023 are ongoing and are based on the CAT/XAT scores followed by Written Ability Test and Personal Interview.

IRMA Anand latest update

  • January 02. 2023: IRMA Anand FPM (RM) Admission 2023 Open; Apply till March 30, 2023

Institute of Rural Management Anand aims to provide management education, research, training, and consultancy support to co-operatives and rural development organizations in India. The college believed that professional management is key to effective rural development. Almost 2800 students have graduated from IRMA in the discipline of rural management. Out of that, most of them are now leaders and CEOs in their organizations.

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IRMA Anand Quick Insights

Institute of Rural Management major highlights including address, year of establishment, accreditations, approvals, campus area, infrastructure, and programs are given below.

Highlights of Institute of Rural Management Anand, [IRMA] Gujarat

Year Of Establishment


Type of Institute



NAAC with 'A' grade, NBA



Programs offered

Postgraduate, Fellowship, and Certification 

Infrastructural Facilities

Auditorium, Hostel, Labs, Computer Center, Canteen, Sports, Transport, Library

Campus Area

60 Acres


Gujarat, India

IRMA Anand Admission Dates 2022

IRMA Anand's important admission dates are tabulated below.



XAT 2023 Exam Registration

 August 10, 2022 - November 30, 2022

XAT 2023 admit card download

December 20, 2022 - January 08, 2023

XAT 2023 exam

January 08, 2023

IRMA Anand Ranking

Institute of Rural Management Anand is accredited by NBA and with an 'A' grade by NAAC and is recognized by AICTE and AIU. The college is ranked by various ranking bodies and has seven centers of excellence/ units. A few of the important IRMA Anand rankings are mentioned below

  • IRMA Anand has been ranked 21st by The Week Magazine 2021 in India's Best B-Schools Survey.
  • The Week Magazine (2021) has ranked the Institute of Rural Management Anand in 6th position in India's Best B-Schools Survey (Private) West Zone.
  • IRMA Anand has ranked 25th in the Annual MBA Universe Rankings (2021).
  • T.I.M.E Best B-School (2021) has awarded the Institute of Rural Management with an 'A' grade.

IRMA Anand Courses

IRMA Anand courses are mainly focused on Rural Management as the core specialization. The Institute of Rural Management Anand offers PGDM and FPM courses in various specializations. Besides these courses, IRMA Anand offers PGDM (RM-X) for working professionals and an FPM (RM) program at the doctoral level. A few are mentioned below

Course Duration Selection Criteria
PGDM 2 Years Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of 50% aggregate +  CAT/XAT scores +PI
FPM 3 Years Master's degree + Written Test College + PI 

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IRMA Anand Fee Details

Here are some fee details for the various courses Jaipuria Lucknow offers. 

Course Total Tuition Fee
PGDM INR 12.64 Lakh

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IRMA Anand Departments

Institute of Rural Management Anand offers various programs to its students. Some of them are mentioned below

Finance Human Resources
IT & Systems Operations
Retail Rural Management

IRMA Anand Admission 

IRMA Anand admission 2023 has started for PGDM and FPM courses. Admission to the Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow is based on the results of the relevant entrance exams, such as the current CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, and GMAT scores. The admissions process for the Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow is done online. Applicants can submit an online application for program admission on its official website.

IRMA Anand Eligibility Criteria

The courses are offered in the management field, and each course has different eligibility criteria.

PGDM Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India.
  •  Candidates appearing for the final examination for the Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent examination) and completing all requirements for obtaining the Bachelor’s degree by 30th June 2023 can also apply.
  • A valid CAT/XAT/ Score and English proficiency are also needed.

FPM Eligibility Criteria

  • A postgraduate Degree from a University or equivalent with first class in the area of Engineering and Technology, Management, Economics, Social Science, or Commerce will be considered for admission to the Fellow program.
  • Candidates appearing for their final examination can also apply. 

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Why Choose IRMA Anand?

The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) is driven by the dream of serving underserved segments of the economy through professional management. Founded in 1979, IRMA is focused on creating management professionals who can bring about sustainable, ecologically-friendly and equitable growth by applying their management acumen at the grassroots level and influencing the public policy narrative at the national and global levels.

IRMA Anand Academic Advantages

  • Institute of Rural Management Anand is a premier institution of professional learning offering Management programs with a focus on understanding real management problems and socio-economic realities of under-served communities through intensive fieldwork.
  • Experienced faculty members from reputed national and international institutions collaborate to inspire and create the thinkers of tomorrow for a better world.
  • Institute of Rural Management Anand offers a world-class infrastructure for learning at its 60-acre-green campus
  • IRMA’s synergy with Government and Non-Government Institutions as well as International Development Organizations provides the students with an ideal ecosystem for learning, research as well as implementation experience of real on-the-ground projects.

IRMA Anand Cutoff

RMA Anand cutoff 2022 for the PGDM course has been released. The Institute of Rural Management offers a fellow program in rural management (FPRM) at the doctoral level and postgraduate diplomas in rural management (PGDRM) / executive rural management (PGDMX R). Admission to these courses is made based on the institute's cutoff criteria.

IRMA Anand Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

Category CAT Percentile XAT Percentile
General (Non-Profile-Based) 86 86
General (Profile-Based) 81 81
General (EWS) 81 81
OBC (Non-Creamy) 71 71
SC 61 61
ST 51 51
DAP (Differently Abled Person) 51 51

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IRMA Anand Result

Institute of Rural Management Anand results for the Post Graduate Diploma, and Fellowship programs in Rural Management are published on the IRMA Anand official website. Students can check their IRMA results from the IRMANET services portal by logging in with their user ID and password. Apart from the regular and re-exam results of the PG Diploma courses.

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IRMA Anand Infrastructure

Institute of Rural Management Anand campus is spread over 60 acres with an eco-friendly and convenient environment. The campus infrastructure includes state-of-the-art facilities like lecture halls, seminar rooms, a library, an auditorium, executive training and development center (ETDC), student hostels, a student activity center (SAC), faculty and staff housing, a dispensary, and more. Further details about IRMA Anand's infrastructure are given below.

  • Computer labs
  •  Sports
  •  Gym
  •  Medical Hospital
  •  Cafeteria
  •  Library
  •  Auditorium
  •  Hostel

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IRMA Anand Placements

IRMA Anand recently completed its 41st PGDM (RM) batch placement drive for 2022. The highest salary increased by 39.47%, the median salary increased by 48.51%, and the mean salary increased by 34.67%. The highlights of the placement are listed below

  • The highest salary offered was INR 26.50 LPA.
  • The Median salary offered was INR 15 LPA.

IRMA Anand Top Recruiters

There were 251 recruiters on campus. Some of the top Institute of Rural Management Anand recruiters are below

Amul ITC Adani Wilmar
Mother Dairy Big Basket
Precision Agriculture for Development
Cummins Spandana Stellapps
Tata AIG Insurance Yes Bank Tata Trusts
Mahindra and Mahindra Tata Steel KPMG

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IRMA Anand Scholarships

Institute of Rural Management Anand aims to serve under-served aspects of the economy with professional and impactful management. The students are offered an Institute of Rural Management Anand scholarship to assist their growth and recovery from financial instability. Further details about the IRMA Anand scholarship are given below

Scholarship Description
IRMA Merit-based Scholarship IRMA Anand has offered 20 merit-based scholarships worth Rs. 1.17 crore for the students of the 42nd batch (2021-23) of its flagship PGDM(RM).
Mirae Asset Foundation Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to two deserving candidates of the flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) year.
IDFC FIRST Bank Flagship MBA Scholarship The Institute of Rural Management Anand scholarship is offered to deserving students for the entire Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) section.
Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme The tuition fee waiver scheme is applied per the AICTE rules available at IRMA. The number of scholarships and Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) schemes is based on year-to-year sanctions or approval from the concerned authorities.

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IRMA Anand Collaborations

Institute of Rural Management Anand signed an MoU with Brooke India, Ghaziabad on 26 August 2020 to assist the unprivileged section of society. Institute of Rural Management Anand has a center called Verghese Kurien Centre of Excellence (VKCoE) is actively engaged in networking with various academic and research organizations and universities, including

  • Amul, Indian Dairy Association (IDA)
  • International Cooperative Alliance - Asia and Pacific (ICA-Asia Pacific)
  • ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (ICAR-NDRI) Karnal,
  • National Council for Co-operative Training (NCCT)
  • Access Livelihood Consulting (ALC) India Ltd
  • Centre for International Cooperation and Training in Agricultural Banking (CICTAB)
  • Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
  • National Academy of Dairy Science, India (NADSI), Gut microbiota and probiotic science foundation
  • National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)
  • Anand Agricultural University (AAU)
  • National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India Ltd. (NCDFI)
  • IRMA Water Centre, Kamdhenu University, Centre of Excellence for Dairy Skills in India (CEDSI), FSSAI, and MARAG.

IRMA Anand Faculty

Institute of Rural Management Anand faculty is highly qualified, with the majority having a PhD. Although there is no industrial exposure for part-time employees, IRMA Anand sessions with working students are engaging. The Institute of Rural Management Anand faculty is excellent. High-calibre faculty are present both internally and almost entirely externally. In line with top IIMs, the course curriculum is also very strong.

IRMA Anand Alumni

IRMA Anand has a committee to oversee its large network of former students who are currently giving their all in leadership roles at reputable companies. The following list includes a few of IRMA Anand's most well-known and notable alumni.

Notable Alumni Profession
Anita Ratnam Founder & Executive Director
Rajesh Kapoor CEO
Lakshma Reddy Baireddy President
Amit Gupta Co-founder
Vishwaraja Gyawali  Founder
Tapas Kumar Mandal Founder & Managing Partner

IRMA Anand Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 38
Year of Establishment 1979
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 482
Campus Area 60 Acres
Accredited by NAAC, NBA
Recognised by AIU

IRMA Anand Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
24 MBA
12 MBA
28 MBA
22 MBA
58 MBA

IRMA Anand Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
PGDM ₹12,63,500 2 Years

IRMA Anand Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IRMA Anand

PGDM [Post Graduate Diploma Management]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT CMAT +1

₹ 12,63,500 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT XAT GMAT CMAT +1

Exams Accepted by IRMA Anand


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023

Exam Date: Jan 03, 2021


What types of courses are offered by IRMA Anand?

IRMA Anand offers three basic courses, namely PGDM (RM), FPM (RM), and PGDM (RM-X). Apart from these courses, it also offers Management Development and Training programs.

Are there any scholarships offered by IRMA Anand?

Yes, IRMA Anand offers several scholarships for SC, ST, and PwD category students under the PGDRM program.

What are the facilities offered by IRMA Anand?

The IRMA Anand campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like lecture halls, seminar rooms, a library, an auditorium, an executive training and development center, hostels, a student activity center, faculty & staff housing, a dispensary, and others.

What is the application mode at IRMA Anand?

Admission to all the programs is conducted through IRMA Anand online portal. Candidates need to register using their email ids to apply for a particular program.

Does IRMA Anand offer any education loan facility?

Yes, IRMA Anand offers a loan facility in association with several banks, including Canara Bank (Anand), Central Bank of India (Anand), and Bank of Baroda (Anand).

IRMA Anand Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 8 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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>2-3 star


1-2 star


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Technical | , batch of 2015

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2017

  • 5
  • Placements 5

Placements & Internships : The alumni network is good.

Umar King | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on May 14, 2017

  • 4.9
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 4.5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions :  For admission into Institute of Rural Management Anand, Gujarat, an entrance exam needs to be written. 

Vaibhav Tiwari | , batch of 2016

Reviewed on Sep 02, 2016

  • 4.7
  • Academics 4.5
  • Fees 4.5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 5

Academics & Faculty : Academics and Faculty of IRMA is a thing which make it different from other B-schools. Faculty focuses on each and every individual of the PRM course and course structure is that which run along with the teaching of practical implications. There is a mentor for each student which help the student to solve there problems. Extra classes are also being taken by the faculty if demanded by the students.

Rakesh Keshri | , batch of 2011

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2015

  • 4.1
  • Academics 3.5
  • Placements 3.5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 5

Academics & Faculty : The class timing is very hectic at Institute of Rural Management Anand The quality of teaching is good

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  • Institute of Rural Management Anand, [IRMA] Gujarat - University Rd, near NDDB, Agricultural, Institute of Rural Management, Anand, Gujarat
  • +912692260391

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