IRMA 2019

Exam Date : 4th February 2019
Result Date : 12th March 2019

IRMA 2019 Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

IRMA 2019

IRMA 2019 Introduction

  • About: The IRMA full form is 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 2019 offers admission to 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management(PGDRM), Fellow Programme in Rural Management and Certificate in Rural programme.

  • Level: IRMA Social Awareness Test 2019 is a National level exam which will be held only once a year after the declaration of CAT and XAT 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 2019 and conducting IRMA 2019 selection process.

  • Exam mode: The exam for IRMA 2019 will be conducted in online mode.

IRMA 2019 Important Details

IRMA 2019  Exam Details

Exam Name

Institute of Rural Management Anand, Social Awareness Test (IRMA SAT 2019)


IRMA 2019

IRMA 2019 Exam Conducting Authority

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)

IRMA 2019

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)

IRMA 2019

Exam Level

National Level

Courses offered

through IRMA 2019 

Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management, Fellow Programme in Rural Management

No of Questions


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 2019 Exam Date

4th February 2019 

Courses offered through IRMA 2019

Exam Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)

Fellowship Programme in Rural Management

Certificate in Rural Management

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management


IRMA 2019 Notable Alumni

Name of the Person


Satish Babu

Director of ICFOSS

Raju Narisetti

Founder of Mint(newspaper)

Daman Singh


IRMA 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form: Candidates who wish to pursue programmes in Rural management can apply for IRMA 2019. The IRMA application form 2019 will be available from 18th September 2018 to 31st December 2018.    

  • Admit Card: The IRMA 2019 Admit Card will be available from 1st February 2019 on the official website of IRMA.

  • IRMA 2019 Exam Date: The exam will be conducted on 4th February 2019.

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IRMA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 2019. 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 2019 exam and IRMA does not offer any correspondence course to candidates.

  • Read more about the IRMA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

IRMA 2019 Application Form

  • 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 2019

  • IRMA 2019 Fees: Candidates can register for IRMA 2019 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.

IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern

  • IRMA 2019 Questions: IRMA 2019 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 2019 exam. For every correct response, the candidate will be awarded by 1 and for every incorrect response, 1/4th mark will be deducted.

  • Read more about the IRMA Exam pattern 2019

IRMA 2019 Admit Card

  • Credentials to Download: In order to get admit card, the candidate should enter registration number and password. The admit card contains details such as Registration Number, exam Centre, examination Date and IRMA 2019 Exam Time, candidates photo etc.
  • Documents: It is mandatory to carry IRMA Admit Card 2019 along with identity card to the examination hall, failing in it the candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

IRMA 2019 Exam Centres

  • Locations: IRMA will conduct the IRMA 2019 Social Awareness Test in 28 cities across India on 4th February 2019. Candidates have to enter their choice of test centre during the application process. 
  • Mode: The IRMA 2019 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.

  • Read more details about the IRMA Exam Centre 2019 and the complete list of IRMA test centres India.

IRMA 2019 Syllabus

  • Topics: The topics for IRMA 2019 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 a good knowledge about the current affairs happening around the world increases the chance of cracking IRMA 2019 Social Awareness Test.

  • Read more about the IRMA Syllabus 2019.

IRMA 2019 Results

  • Declaration: The IRMA 2019 result will be declared on the official website of IRMA on 12th March 2019. Candidates can easily access their results by providing the credentials used at the time of registration.

  • Shortlisted candidates: All those candidates who are shortlisted for IRMA 2019 will be called for a Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

  • IRMA 2019 answer key: The official answer keys will be declared few days before the declaration of result.
  • Read more about the IRMA Results 2019 and IRMA cut-off 2019.

IRMA 2019 Counselling

  • Commencement: The counselling process for IRMA 2019 will start after the declaration of the results. The counselling starts from 28th March 2019.

  • IRMA 2019 Admissions: Only after the evaluation of both the entrance test and the Group Activity/Personal Interview, a candidate will be allotted a seat in IRMA 2019.

  • Read more about the IRMA Counselling 2019

IRMA 2018 Analysis

Paper Analysis of IRMA 2018:

  • Overall Difficulty level: The candidates who wrote IRMA 2019 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.

Question Types

No of Questions

Difficulty Level

Paragraph Based



Paragraph Based Fill up blanks



Stand Alone


Moderate to Tough

IRMA 2019 Contact Details

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:

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IRMA 2019 Important Dates

  • Offline Application Last Date for Indian Nationals: Last date for receipt of completed IRMA applications in hard copy for Indian Nationals: December 31st 2018

  • Online Application Last Date for Indian Nationals: Last date for receipt of completed IRMA applications online for Indian Nationals: December 31st, 2018

  • Online Examination Test: IRMA’s online Admissions Test on “Issues of Social Concern (ISC)” for Indian Nationals: February, 2019

  • Group Activity & Personal Interview: Intimation for Group Activity and Personal Interview to Indian Nationals: February, 2019

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IRMA 2019 Eligibility

  • Age Limit for IRMA 2019:  No age limit as such.

  • Required Education Qualification: The candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/DAP) from a recognized University to be eligible. The candidates appearing in their final year of Graduation can also eligible to apply for the IRMA Exam.

  • Other Requirements: Candidates must also have valid CAT 2017/2018 or XAT 2017/2018 scores to fulfill eligibility criteria.

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IRMA 2019 Application Process

Interested Candidates can start the application process by logging into the official website of IRMA 2019.

  • Availability of Application: The process of application will last from 18th September 2018  to 31st December 2018 

  • Last Date for Applying: The last date for applying for the IRMA 2019 examination is until the 31st December 2018, in the case of online submission and until #applicaton_to_date for receipt of filled in IRMA applications.

  • Application Form to IRMA: The application process for IRMA 2019 can be done online or offline by visiting the IRMA website and downloading Application Form provided.

  • Payment Mode: The IRMA Application fees can be paid Online or through a Challan, according to the Candidates sole choice.


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IRMA 2019 Application Form Details

  • Registration Mode: The registration for the IRMA examination can be done by both online or offline methods. The aspiring IRMA candidate can download the form from the official IRMA website. The IRMA forms are accepted from 18th September 2018 for a hard copy of IRMA application and up to #applicatin_to_date for online submission of IRMA forms.

  • Final Date Of Submission For Foreign Nationals: By the 31st of March 2019.

  • Final Date of Submission for Indian Nationals: By the 23rd of December 2019 (hard copy) and by 30th December #year (online submission).

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IRMA 2019 Admit Card

  • Availing the Admit Card: Candidates can download/print the Admit Card by logging into the official website for IRMA 2019 examination. Candidates will have to enter their Application Number and DOB, to get their Admit Card.

  • Details on IRMA 2019 Admit Card: The IRMA 2019 Admit Card is an important document which has to be carried by the Candidate appearing for the IRMA 2019 examination center. The Admit Card consists of information such as The Name of the Candidate, Exam date and Time, Exam center address and the Candidate's User ID No./Registration Number.

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IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of IRMA Exam: The IRMA examination is in English and is conducted in an online mode. It will be a multiple choice examination with five options available for each question.

  • Duration of Exam: Duration of the exam is 80 minutes.

  • Marks Allotted: Total of 200 Marks is allotted.

  • Exam Paper Sections: The IRMA examination paper consists of three sections. however, it also consists of a psychometric test, known as Issues of Social Concern.
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IRMA 2019 Syllabus

The questions in the IRMA 2019 examination are based on the subject of Language, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Abilities. Candidates are advised be thorough with the topics under these sections for the IRMA 2019 examination.The IRMA 2019 examination test's the Candidate's ability in English and Calculations.

  • Language Skills of the candidate will be tested based on his/her ability to Fill in the blanks, Passages, Synonyms & Antonyms, Syntax and correct grammar, Dictionary meanings of different words, Marking the error, solving Jumbled sentences, Idiomatic Usage and Poems.

  • Quantitative Skills of the candidate would be tested based on his/her ability to solve/understand Data interpretation and Data Sufficiency and Mathematical Calculations.

  • Logical Reasoning Skills of the candidate would be tested based on his/her deduction ability.

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IRMA 2019 Results

  • IRMA 2019 Availability of Results: The results of IRMA will be available on 12th March 2019.

  • IRMA 2019 How to Obtain Score Card: The IRMA 2019 results can be checked from the official IRMA website with the use of their IRMA 2019 Roll Number. IRMA will release the result for PRM and FPRM on its official website. The final IRMA 2019 result will be the compilation of CAT and IRMA 2019 score and the ratio will be 80:20The final IRMA 2019 result will also comprise of the marks obtained in Group Activity and Personal Interview. Overseas candidates are selected on the basis of their GMAT and GRE score.

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IRMA 2019 Counselling

There is a five-stage IRMA selection procedure of the candidates. The IRMA 2019 selection Procedure will give weightage to CAT 2019 or XAT 2019 score along with the score of Issues of Social Concern test conducted.

  • Counselling Date: After the release of the IRMA 2019 results, the eligible Candidates are notified for the counselling session. The IRMA 2019 counselling is a 5 stage process for the selection of the Candidates.
  • Eligibility: Candidates eligibility will be based on the CAT 2019 or XAT 2019 scores along with the Issues of Social Concern test scores.
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IRMA 2019 Cut off

  • For taking admission into the IRMA, the candidates have to appear and qualify IRMASAT. It includes a Social Awareness Test.

  • IRMA also gives weightage to the CAT/ XAT Scores in the selection procedure.

  • IRMA cutoff is different for every category.

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Colleges which accept [IRMA]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA], batch of 2019
08 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Ananda College is to pass class 12
  • IRMA examination score is taken into consideration for the admission 

Discussion Forum

Is there any correspondence course of IRMA 2019?

Is there any correspondence course of IRMA 2019?

Asked By: Debolina raj,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Debolina,

No, there is no correspondence course of IRMA 2019.

Good Luck!

Will there be any negative marking in IRMA 2019?

Will there be any negative marking in IRMA 2019?

Asked By: sameer reddy,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sameer,

IRMA 2019 will be having (-)1/4 negative marking in the paper.

Good Luck!

What books should I refer for IRMA exam preparation?

What books should I refer for IRMA exam preparation?

Asked By: jyotika,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Jyotika,

You can refer to the below-given books for IRMA preparation:

  • The Pearson guide to quantitative aptitude for MBA entrance examinations by Dinesh Katthar
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations(English) 7th Edition
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning(English) Revised edition

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I have secured 46% in my graduation.Am I eligible for IRMA 2019?

I have secured 46% in my graduation.Am I eligible for IRMA 2019?

Asked By: meera,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Meera,

General and OBC category candidate must score 50% in graduation. SC/ST and PWD candidates must have 45% in their graduation. Click here to know about IRMA 2019 Eligibility Criteria.

Good Luck!!

Hi, I am Sanjay Can I change my test center of IRMASAT?

Hi, I am Sanjay Can I change my test center of IRMASAT?

Asked By: Sanjay,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sanjay,

No, The request for the change of IRMASAT Test Centres will not be entertained.

Good Luck.

Hi, I am Tarun need to know Does Institute have seats for Management Quota in PGDRM?

Hi, I am Tarun need to know Does Institute have seats for Management Quota in PGDRM?

Asked By: Tarun,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Tarun,

There is no management quota for admission to PGDRM at IRMA.

Good Luck.

PRM and FPRM admissions through IRMA 2017

How will IRMA admit students for PRM 2017-19 FPRM 2017?

Asked By: Gishnu Suresh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

IRMA will use CAT 2016/XAT 2017 scores for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management 2017 - 19 (PRM 2017-19) and Fellow Programme in Rural Management 2017 (FPRM 2017).

Application forms (online/hard copy) for IRMA admissions will be available from October 2016.

All applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for Issues of Social Concern test.

IIMs and XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme of IRMA.

IRMA 2017 Other courses

Does the university offer any other course apart from Rural management?

Asked By: Prashant Bhardwaj,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, the exam is conducted for admission to its rural management programs only.

IRMA 2017 Postgraduate programs

Does the university offer any postgraduate programs?

Asked By: Vishal B,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the university offers postgraduate level programs.

IRMA 2017 exam summary

Can you give me a summary of the IRMA exam?

Asked By: Madhav Jha,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) exam is conducted by the Institute of Rural Management, Anand. It is a National level exam. The board offers only Postgraduate and Doctoral level programmes.

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