IRMA 2017 – Institute of Rural Management Anand

I am sure that you already know about The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), thats founded in 1979, is one of India’s leading premier academic business schools, pioneering & specializing in rural management located in the city of Anand, Gujarat. Its objective is to be a facilitator of rural prosperity in the country by educating those who in companies that service the rural sector and engages them directly with the rural communities.

All courses and programs such as Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM), Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM) and Certificate Programme in Dairy Management course offered by the IRMA are AICTE approved.

The IRMA’s unique curricula adopt state of the art pedagogy with focus on experiential learning.

Lets first summarize the exam!

IRMA 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam
Commonly known as IRMA
Exam level National Level
Conducting Authority Institute of Rural Management Anand
Exam Stream Management Entrance Exam

IRMA - Institute of Rural Management Anand

IRMA 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

Its always better to know about the eligibility conditions prior to applying. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • All candidates to enroll for the IRMA 2017 course need to have a minimum of 15 years of education (10+2+3) scoring 50% marks  for the general category & 45% marks for SC/ST/PwD category meaning all need to be graduates from any discipline.
  • Candidates who have just appeared for their graduation exam can also apply but they need to show their proof of graduation eventually.

IRMA 2017 Registration & Fees:

If you do fulfill the criteria to be eligible the next step now is to register and apply for the course. You can do so by following the enlisted steps:

  • You will need to register at
  • You will then needs to fill all the relevant and required information along with the email address which would be mandatory for registration purpose.
  • You can then fill and submit the form.

You may apply online through a secured gateway or pay to any nearest IMS Learning Centre and apply online or simply visit any nearby SBI branch and apply online.

IRMA 2017 Paper Pattern:

The exam pattern enables you to understand the test better.Before a written test for the IRMA is to be appeared, you will need to appear for an IRMA exam on “Issues of Social Concern”.

The IRMA 2017 exam will be split in 4 sections. There is a negative marking of .25 for each incorrect answer.

  • Analytical reasoning
  • English comprehension
  • Quantitative aptitude
  • Issues on social concern

Analytical reasoning carries 50 marks, English comprehension carries 40 marks, Quantitative Aptitude carries 50 marks & Issues on Social concern carries 60 marks.

  • Analytical Reasoning covers topics such as Logical Reasoning Set, Coding – Decoding, Linear & Matrix Arrangement, Identifying valid inferences, Assertion and reasons, Critical reasoning, Matrix arrangements, Cause and effects, Statements and conclusion, Symbol based problems, Family tree problem, Sequences and series, Assumption premise conclusion, statements and assumptions, Identifying true and false statement, Strong arguments and Weak arguments identification, Letter series, Word series and Number Series etc.
  • English Comprehension has topics such as Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, Complete the sentences, Odd word out, Idioms, Para jumbles, Sentence correction, Fill in the blanks, Jumbled words & sentences, sentence correction,  Synonyms and antonyms
  • Quantitative aptitude sections has questions based on Probability, Percentages, Fraction, Quadratic equations & Geometry, Average, Probability, Mensuration, Algebra, Arithmetic Progression, Time  and Work, Discount, Permutation & Combination, Co-ordinate Geometry, Number System, Profit & Loss, etc
  • Issues on social concern contains questions on Agricultural and Rural Development, Rural Economy, Organizations, Personalities & Awards, etc

You should make a note that there is no pre- defined syllabus or paper pattern for the IRMA entrance exam.

IRMA 2017 Selection process

Your selection will be made on the basis the marks obtained from the written and essay test, and on the basis of the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) you can then enter the doors of IRMA.

IRMA 2017 Important Dates

Event Dates
Post Graduate Diploma In Rural Management (PRM)
Last Date To Submit Applications In Hard Copy For Indian Nationals December 23rd 2016
Last Date To Submit Applications Online For Indian Nationals December 30th 2016
Last Date To Submit Applications For Foreign Nationals Last week of March 2017
Online Admissions Test On “Issues Of Social Concern (ISC) For Indian Nationals February 12th 2017
Intimation For Group Activity And Personal Interview For Indian Nationals 3rd week of February 2017
Group Activity And Personal Interview For Indian Nationals 2nd week of March 2017
Telephonic Personal Interview (TPI) For Overseas Applicants 4th Week Of April 2017
Declaration Of Final Results March 31st 2017
Last Date To Submit Acceptance Form With Initial Fee (Online) Of Rs.5000 First week of April 2017
Last Date To Deposit First Year Fee (Online) Last week of April 2017
Classes On Bridge Course On Mathematics First week of June 2017
Induction Program 2nd week of June 2017
Beginning Of First Term Last week of June 2017
Fellow Program In Rural Management (FPRM)
Last Date To Receive Completed Applications In Hard Copy 3rd week of December 2016
Last Date To Receive Completed Applications Online Last week of December 2016
Online Admissions Test On “Issues Of Social Concern (ISC)” 2nd week of February 2017
Intimation For Personal Interview 3rd Week Of March 2017
Personal Interview 1st Week Of May 2017
Declaration Of Final Results 3rd Week Of May 2017
Classes On Bridge Course On Mathematics First week of June 2017
Induction Program 2nd week of June 2017
Beginning Of First Term Last week of June 2017

Work hard & good Luck!The above dates are tentative. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

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