IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis

23 Jul, 2018

IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis– The exam analysis of IRMA 2019 will be provided to the candidates after the completion of the exam. Moreover, the information given in this article regarding the exam analysis is based on the previous year to provide the estimate of exam analysis. The IRMA 2019 exam analysis is based on the feedback of the exam takers those who appeared in the entrance test of IRMA SAT conducted by IRMA i.e. Institute of Rural Management Anand in the state of Gujarat. The questions asked in the exam of IRMA SAT are based on English comprehension, issues of social concern, quantitative aptitude and also analytical reasoning. The candidates in reading the whole article will get to know the level of the exam, level of each section or each topic and many other such details. Moreover, this will help the candidates to prepare accordingly by knowing the level of question or exam or the number of question asked in each section or marks allotted for each round of selection procedure. Therefore, candidates willing to appear in the entrance test of IRMA 2018 must go through the article in order to know the exam analysis of IRMA of the previous year for the betterment in the upcoming exam.

IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis- Exam Pattern

Now before proceeding for the exam analysis of IRMA, the candidates must go through the exam pattern in order to know the overall pattern, marking scheme and also the difficulty level of the exam. Therefore, the aspiring candidates to gain the detail information about the IRMA 2019 exam analysis must go through the following:

  • Mode of Exam– The entrance test of IRMA is conducted in online mode
  • Question-type– The questions asked in the exam is of objective type i.e. multiple choice questions.
  • Time Duration– The candidates will get 2 hours for the completion of the exam.
  • Total Marks- The total marks that the IRMA question paper consists are 200.
  • Marking Scheme– The candidates will acquire 1 mark for the correct answer and ¼ marks will be deducted if their answers are incorrect.
Topics Number of questions
English Comprehension 40
Analytical Reasoning 50
Quantitative Ability 50
Issues of Social Concern 60

IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis for Issues of Social Concern

    The questions asked in this section are based on Issues of Social Concern which is a complete paper in itself. This section is the important part of IRMA entrance test. The section consists of questions based on national scenario and issues. Total 60 marks of questions were asked in this section.

    Important Topics Covered in Issues of Social Concern

    • Human Development Index and its Development
    • Poverty Alleviation and Methods to Combat
    • National Threats and Security Analysis
    • Right to Information (RTI)
    • Public Health issues Inclusive of Health Education and Health Care
    • Social and Economic Issues relating to poverty, inequality, employment, and literacy
    • Agriculture, Farming, Livestock production and Management
    • Economy of India and Problems Pertaining to National Income and Per Capita Income

    The exam analysis of IRMA 2019 is based on the previous year that would the candidates to get the idea about the difficulty level and the pattern of the upcoming exam of IRMA. So, as per the previous year, the maximum questions were from Indian Economy (19 questions) of moderate- tough level. Secondly, if we talk about the questions from agriculture and rural development scheme and geography portion, it was rated as moderate level. Therefore, on analyzing the overall questions or the sections of question paper, it can be simply rated as moderate level.

    Topic Number of Question Difficulty Level
    Indian Economy 19 Moderate-Tough
    Agriculture and Rural Development Scheme 8 Moderate
    Personalities, awards, and place 5 Easy-Moderate
    Geography 5 Moderate
    Misc 3 Easy
    Total 40  

    IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis for English Comprehension

    The question from this section aims at checking the writing skill and English proficiency of the candidate. The candidates in this section will be given the paragraphs and the question will be asked based on that paragraph only. This section consists of total 40 marks of questions.

    Important Topics in this Section:

    • Passages
    • Grammar
    • Synonyms & Antonyms
    • Sentence Arrangement
    • Syntax
    • Idioms
    • Error Identification
    • Vocabulary

    The section of English Comprehension comprised of 50 questions with no questions from the grammar section. The difficulty level of this section was easy to moderate. Questions from Para Jumble were 6 in numbers and were rated quite tough. Moreover, there were 15 numbers of cloze test questions and the difficulty level was rated easy-moderate. Overall, if we analyze the questions of this section, it can be rated as of easy-moderate level.

    Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
    Passage 29 Moderate
    Cloze Test 15 Easy-Moderate
    Para Jumble 6 Hard
    Total 50  


    IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis for Analytical Reasoning

    The question asked in this section aims at checking the problem-solving skills of the candidates. The candidates for this section need to solve more complex questions. Moreover, the number of questions asked in this section carries 50 marks.

    Important Topics in Analytical Reasoning

    • Number Series
    • Family Structure
    • Syllogism
    • Reasoning
    • Arrangements
    • Grid Analysis
    • Multi-Dimensional Arrangement
    • Statements and Conclusion

    The total number of questions in this section was 50 in which there were two sets of sitting arrangement with 5 questions in each. The questions in this section were from data arrangement, mathematical reasoning, logical reasoning set, combination questions and the difficulty level was rated hard. The question that was rated easy in this section was from data sufficiency, an odd man out, odd word/letter out etc. Lastly, if we analyze this section, it was rated as moderate-tough.

    Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
    Sitting Arrangement (2 sets) 10 (5 questions each) Moderate
    Data Arrangement 7 Tough
    Combination Question 5 Tough
    Input-Output 5 Moderate
    Odd word/letter out 5 Easy
    Data Sufficiency 5 Easy
    Logical Reasoning set based on sentence interference 5 Tough
    Combination Question RC-CR 4 Moderate
    Mathematical Reasoning 2 Tough
    Total 50  


    IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude

    This section comprises of topics that are mentioned below and aims at checking the mathematical skills of the candidates. The candidates for this section need to solve questions from number system and should gain knowledge of equation. The questions asked in this section cover all the aspects of mathematics that carries 50 marks.

    Important Topics in Quantitative Aptitude

    • Geometry
    • Trigonometry
    • Averages and Percentage
    • Permutation and Combination
    • Simple Interest
    • Compound Interest
    • Algebra
    • Ratio
    • Probability
    • Statistics

    The total number of 40 questions was allotted in this section from pie-chart, bar graph, line graph, and table. The questions from the pie chart, table and bar chart were the toughest one. Therefore, the candidates need to practice more question from these topics. Moreover, questions from quantitative ability i.e. of probability and percentages were rated as easy level and the aspirants can easily solve these types of questions. Overall, the questions from this section were rated as moderate.

    Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
    Data Interpretation- Table 15 Moderate-Tough
    Data Interpretation- Pie Chart 10 Moderate-Tough
    Data Interpretation- Line Graph 5 Moderate
    Data Interpretation- Pie Graph 5 Tough
    Data Interpretation Pie+table 5 Easy
    Quantitative Ability- Probability 3 Easy
    Quantitative Ability- Percentages 2 Easy
    Total 40  


    Qualifying Criteria of IRMA 2019

    The candidates to get into the IRMA need to go through certain platforms for the final admission. Therefore, let’s have a look at the stages a candidate will have to cross for the final selection.

    CAT 2018 or XAT 2019

    First of all, the candidates need to have appeared in the entrance test of CAT 2018 or XAT 2019. If any candidate has appeared in both the entrance tests then his/her highest mark will be considered for the selection procedure. The marks obtained by the candidates are normalized to 40. Along with this, other elements are added for the calculation or selection for the further rounds.

    To Qualify the Exam Conducted by IRMA

    The entrance test of IRMA i.e. IRMASAT carries total questions of 200 marks from the aforementioned subjects that are English Comprehension, analytical reasoning, quantitative aptitude and Issues of Social Concern. The candidates should acquire the minimum qualifying marks in all the four subjects. Above all, the marks obtained by the candidates are normalized to 10 marks.

    Group Discussion

    The candidates selected for the group discussion round will be given a topic based on social issues. The candidates will be asked to debate on the practical solution, feasible and root cause analysis. In between, the communication skills, negotiation and leadership skills, knowledge about the topic, ability to convince etc. are checked by the examiner and are graded accordingly. The total marks awarded to the candidate are 25.

    Personal Interview

    The candidates after clearing the group discussion round are called for the Personal Interview round where they face the panel of examiner. The candidates are asked question related to the course selection and other social issues based. The total marks given for this round is 25.

    About IRMA 2019 Exam Analysis

    The candidates longing to appear in the entrance test of IRMA 2018 must go through the article to have proper knowledge about the IRMA 2019 exam analysis. The exam analysis of IRMA for the year 2019 will be released after the exam of IRMA 2018. Therefore, we have provided according to the previous year that will much help the candidates in clarifying their doubts. Therefore read the whole article carefully and for more information, leave the query in the comment section that is mentioned below and wait for the reply from our team of educators.


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