Want to study in IRMA? IRMA offers a wide range of opportunities to all the students. Prepare yourself by going through the tips and tricks given below to crack the IRMA exam.
- What is IRMA?
- Exam Dates
- How to apply for IRMASAT?
- Application Form
- Exam Pattern
- Admit Card
- How to prepare for IRMASAT?
- Exam Centres
- Contact Details
- Courses available
- Related Exams
What is IRMA?
The IRMA full form is the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), which is India's leading college in Rural Management, was established in 1979 at Anand, Gujarat. IRMA provides management training, support and research facilities for students who are committed to Rural development.
- Background: IRMA was ranked 29 among different management colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017 and 20 in India by Outlook India's "Top 100 Management Colleges" in 2016.
- Courses: IRMA 2020 offers admission to 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management(PGDRM), Fellow Programme in Rural Management, Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive PGDM) and Certificate in Rural programme.
- Level: IRMA Social Awareness Test 2020 is a National level exam which will be held only once a year after the declaration of CAT, XAT GMAT and Mini GMAT exams.
- Enrollment: The total number of seats available for the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management(PGDRM) is 240. There are over 25 academic staffs. The co-founder of Amul, Varghese Kurien is the founder of IRMA.
- Authority: The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) has the complete authority to conduct IRMA 2020 and conducting IRMA 2020 selection process.
- Exam mode: The exam for IRMA 2020 will be conducted in online mode.
The important details regarding the IRMA 2020 exam are listed in the table below.
|IRMA SAT 2020 Exam Details|
|Exam Name||Institute of Rural Management Anand, Social Awareness Test (IRMA SAT 2020)|
|IRMA 2020 Exam Conducting Authority||Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)|
|IRMA 2020 Exam Mode||Computer Based Test (Online)|
|IRMA 2020 Exam Level||National Level|
|Courses offeredthrough IRMA 2020||Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management, Fellow Programme in Rural Management|
|No of Questions||200|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Marking scheme||For Every Correct Answer Plus (+) 1 Mark.|
|Negative Marking||Negative (-) 1/4 Mark for every Incorrect Answer.|
|IRMA 2020 Exam Date||9th February 2020|
IRMASAT 2019 will be held on the 1st week of February 2020. The official notification for IRMASAT 2020 is yet to be announced. In the article given below, you can find the dates of the application form, Admit Card, exam date.
IRMA SAT 2020:
- Application Form: Candidates who wish to pursue programmes in Rural management can apply for IRMA SAT 2020. The IRMA application form 2020 will be available from 4th October 2019 to 15th January 2020.
- Admit Card: The IRMA 2020 Admit Card will be available from 2nd February 2020 on the official website of IRMA.
- IRMA 2020 Exam Date: The exam will be conducted on 9th February 2020.
IRMA 2020 for Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (Executive PGDM):
- Application Form: IRMA 2020 Application Form for Executive PGDM course will be available from 1st July 2020 to 16th August 2020.
Make sure that you are eligible before you apply for IRMA. Candidates who meet with the following norms are eligible to apply for admission.
- Qualification: A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years of education (10+2+3), having 50% aggregate marks in their graduation can apply for IRMA 2020. SC/ST/PWD candidates need to obtain 45% aggregate in their graduation for applying to the same programme.
- Age limit: There is no age limit to apply for IRMA 2020 exam and IRMA does not offer any correspondence course to candidates.
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) has already updated the syllabus for the entrance exam this year. Only slight changes have been made to the Syllabus. IRMASAT 2020 Syllabus consists of all the important topics that might come for the exam and also their mark weightage.
- Topics: The topics for IRMA 2020 includes General Knowledge, Current Affairs and topics on issues of Social Concern like IRDP Schemes, Short-term Migration, Women-Oriented Schemes, and Educational Initiatives by Government.
- Tips: Having good knowledge about the current affairs happening around the world increases the chance of cracking the IRMA 2020 Social Awareness Test.
How to Apply for IRMASAT?
Candidates willing to apply for IRMASAT can register now in either Online or offline mode.
Follow the steps given below to complete the IRMASAT Registration 2020.
- Online Registration
- Visit the official IRMASAT official website.
- Enter the candidate's valid Email- Id and create a new password.
- Fill all the academic and personal details of the candidate.
- Upload copies of photograph and signature.
- Complete the process by paying for the application form.
- Offline Registration
You have to purchase the application form from the IRMA Admissions office. Then send a demand draft to the following address.
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMASAT)
Anand – 388 001, Gujarat
Application Form for PGDM and Executive PGDM are different in IRMA 2020. Follow the steps given below to successfully download the IRMA Application Form 2020.
- Details required: Candidates have to enter their personal details such as name, DOB, contact information, their academic details, contact details and their choice of course etc in the IRMA Application form 2020.
- IRMA 2020 Fees: Candidates can register for IRMA SAT 2020 by paying the IRMA application form fees of INR 1500/- for General/OBC (non-creamy) and INR 750/- for DAP/SC/ST and INR 2000/- for overseas candidates. And Application fee for Executive PGDM course is INR 2500/- for all candidates.
Candidate should know about the IRMASAT 2020 exam pattern before he/she appears for the exam. Candidates should be aware of details regarding the question paper pattern, marking scheme and time duration before the exam.
- IRMA 2020 Questions: IRMA 2020 exam is a Computer-Based Test(Online) carrying 200 objective type Multiple Choice Questions. Out of this, there will 28 paragraph based questions.
- Time Duration and Marking Scheme: Candidates will get 120 minutes to complete the IRMA 2020 exam. For every correct response, the candidate will be awarded by 1 and for every incorrect response, 1/4th mark will be deducted.
- there will not be conducted any test for Executive PGDM. Admission for Executive PGDM will be based on GD and PI.
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) will issue the IRMASAT 2020 admit card only by the last week of January. The candidates appearing for the exam must carry their IRMASAT admit cards to the exam hall and they should keep it safe till the end of the admission process. Given below are the details on how to download the IRMASAT 2020 Admit Card.
- Credentials to Download: In order to get the IMRA Admit card 2020, the candidate should enter registration number and password. The admit card contains details such as Registration Number, exam Centre, examination Date and IRMA 2020 Exam Time, candidates photo etc.
- Documents: It is mandatory to carry along with identity card to the examination hall, failing in it the candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
How to prepare for IRMA?
According to the syllabus of IRMA, it is quite evident that the exam is all about issues that are of social concern. Mentioned below are a few tricks that one can implement to crack the IRMASAT exam with ease.
- Keep yourself updated - Make sure that you keep yourself updated by reading newspapers and books daily. This will help you to stay in touch with the current events. Reading newspapers would help you understand government policies, plans and schemes in a better way. As many questions would be asked on the basis of this topic.
- Make a study plan for yourself - Proper strategic plans are the stepping stones to success for any entrance exams. Make a study plan according to your time and comfort. The study plan should be something practical and flexible.
IRMA will conduct the IRMA 2020 Social Awareness Test in 28 cities across India on 9th February 2020. Candidates have to enter their choice of test centre during the application process. Candidates should check the list of IRMASAT exam centre locations without fail before choosing their test city.
The IRMASAT Exam Centres 2020 are spread in 28 cities across 19 states in India.
- Mode: The IRMA 2020 will be conducted online to access a candidate's awareness of social concern issues. Change of exam test centres won't be entertained after the application form is processed.
Candidates can easily access their results by providing the credentials used at the time of registration. The IRMA 2020 Result will be declared on the official website of IRMA on 31st March 2020.
- Shortlisted candidates: All those candidates who are shortlisted for IRMA 2020 will be called for a Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
- IRMA 2020 answer key: The official answer keys will be declared a few days before the declaration of result.
The counselling process for IRMA 2020 will start after the declaration of the results. The IRMA 2020 counselling starts from 1st January 1970. Only after the evaluation of both the entrance test and the Group Activity/Personal Interview, a candidate will be allotted a seat in IRMA 2020.
IRMA Exam Analysis
Paper Analysis of IRMA 2018:
- Overall Difficulty level: The candidates who wrote IRMA 2020 felt that the overall difficulty level of the examination was Moderate to Tough.
- Sectionwise difficulty: Candidates felt, while paragraph based Fill-ups and stand-alone were moderate, the Paragraph was quite difficult to answer.
No of Questions
Paragraph Based Fill up blanks
Moderate to Tough
Courses available after IRMA SAT
Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) offers a variety of courses. They offer different courses for candidates who are willing to pursue a career in the field of rural management. The doctoral program aims to promote rural management education, training and research. Mentioned below is a list of courses offered by IMRA.
|Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)|
|Fellowship Programme in Rural Management|
|Certificate in Rural Management|
|Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (Executive PGDM)|
Following is the IRMA Contact details:
- Address: Institute of Rural Management, Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001, Gujarat. India.
- Contact: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181
- Fax: 02692 - 260188
- Website: https://www.irma.ac.in/index.php