IRMA 2019: Notification, Important Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

IRMA 2019: Notification, Important Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

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IRMA 2019 is an annually held national level entrance examination for admission to Institute of Rural Management Anand. Most of courses use other national level entrance exam for admission, however, for Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) program, a separate entrance exam i.e. IRMASAT is conducted. The expected release date of official notification for IRMA 2019 shall fall in the month of October 2018.

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IRMA 2019 Dates (Tentative)

Following are some important dates to be remembered for IRMA 2019 (PGDRM):

Tentative Dates
Start of Online Application2nd week of October 2018
End of Online Application3rd week of January 2019
IRMA Admit Card 20194th week of January 2019
IRMA 2019 Exam Date1st week of February 2019
Group Activity and Personal Interview4th week of February to 2nd week of March 2019
Result Declaration3rd week of March 2019
Beginning of the First Term1st week of June 2019

IRMA 2019 Exam Date

The IRMA 2019 or IRMASAT exam is likely to be held in the 1st week of February 2019. 

Mode of Examination

The IRMA 2019 examination is computer based online exam (CBT).

Medium of Examination

IRMASAT 2019 examination will be conducted in English language only.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IRMA entrance exam 2019 is as below:

Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development (PGDRM)

Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have a graduation degree from a recognised university or institution.

Minimum Marks: The candidate must have secured at least 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ST/DAP category.

Age Limit: There is no age limit.

IRMA Application Form 2019

IRMA application form 2019 are currently unavailable.

The IRMA application form are expected to be available on the official website from the 2nd week of October, 2018. Candidates shall be allowed to fill and complete IRMA registration 2019 till the 3rd week of January, 2019.

Application Fee

The application fee for IRMA 2019 application form is tabulated below:

Application Fee
BPL CandidatesExempted
Online Payment

The application fee can be paid through online mode via

  • debit card,
  • credit card or
  • net banking.
Offline Payments

For offline payment in the form of DD, the candidates must consider following parameters:

  • favour of “Institute of Rural Management Anand”
  • payable at “Anand“.

The DD must then be sent along with the application form to the following address.

Manager (Academics)
Admissions Office,
Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)

Application Procedure

The steps for applying for IRMA 2019 examination are:

  • Visit the IRMA official website.
  • Register through a valid email ID and password.
  • Fill in the personal, academic and contact details accurately.
  • Upload the scanned photograph and signature in the specified format.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Take a print-out of the application form for future reference. 

Selection Process

IRMA shortlists candidates for its PGDRM program by taking into account IIM CAT/XAT exam scores and IRMASAT (IRMA Social Awareness Test) scores.

Candidates who meet the cut off will be called for the selection rounds, i.e., Group Activity and Personal Interview.

The selection process for PGDRM can be summed up using the following table:

Selection CriteriaWeightage
Group Activity15%
Personal Interview30%
Academic Performance Rating (Class 10th, 12th and Graduation)05%
Diversity Rating (Gender, Sports, Extra Curricular and Academic Background)05%

IRMA Admit Card 2019

The IRMA admit card 2019 is expected to be made available from the 4th week of January, 2019.  The IRMA admit card 2019 will be made available on the official website through online mode only. 

IRMA Exam Pattern

The IRMA 2019 exam pattern for IRMASAT is as follows:

Exam Duration: The total duration of the examination is 80 minutes.

Type of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Total Number of Questions: There will be 40 questions.

Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer.

A deduction of 0.25 marks is made for incorrect answers.

Subjects: The test will include topics from Issues of Social Importance like environmental issues, employment and literacy, human rights and so on. 

IRMA Result 2019

IRMA result 2019 is likely to be announced in the 3rd week of March 2019. The IRMA result 2019 will be in the form of score card and will be available on their official website.

A print out of the result should be kept safely.

Application of LinksLinks
Official Brochures(To be updated)


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