IRMA 2018

Institute Of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

IRMA 2018

IRMAIRMA 2018: IRMA is a national level entrance exam for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM) offering 180 seats. IRMA 2018 is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand in computer-based mode. IRMA carries 40 multiple choice objective type questions. The total duration of the exam is 80 minutes. IRMA Admission test is scheduled to be held in the month of February 2018. The registration process for IRMA is expected to begin from the first week of October and will end in the third week of January, 2018 . This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about IRMA 2018 regarding eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure, etc.

 

All about IRMA:

IRMA Important Dates 2018

The table below reflects the tentative important dates for IRMA 2018:

 

Expected Schedule for IRMA 2018

Events

Dates

IRMA 2018 Start Date of Application Form

First week of October

IRMA 2018 Last Date to Submit Hard Copy of the Application Form

Third week of January, 2018

IRMA 2018 Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

Third week of January, 2018

IRMA 2018 Admit Card

First week of February, 2018

IRMA 2018 Exam Date

Second week of February. 2018

IRMA 2018 Intimation for Group Activities & Personal Interview

Fourth week of February, 2018

IRMA 2018 Final Group Activities & Personal Interview

First week of March to Third week of March, 2018

IRMA 2018 Final Results

Fourth week of March, 2018

IRMA Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The candidates must fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria for IRMA 2018.

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (10 + 2 + 3) in any discipline from a recognised university with at least 50 per cent (45 per cent for SC/ ST / DAP) aggregate marks.

  • Final year students of Bachelor’s degree may also apply provided they fulfill the IRMA 2018 eligibility criteria by the time of admission.

  • Applicants must have a valid scores of at least one of the entrance exams among CAT 2017 and  XAT 2018.

  • NRI, NRI sponsored applicants, Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) must have a valid score of GMAT/ GRE Scores (taken on or after January 2012)/ CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 scores for PRM 2018 – 20 batch.

IRMA Reservation Guidelines

Category

Reservation

SC

15 per cent

ST

7.5 per cent

NC-OBC

27 per cent

IRMA Application Form 2018

 

The application process for IRMA 2018 is expected to commence from the first week of October. IRMA 2018 application form for admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) can be filled through offline and online modes. Candidates are advised to fill the application form of IRMA 2018 accurately along with the payment of the requisite fee for successful registration.

 

Steps to fill IRMA Application Form 2018

  • Candidates require to visit the official website and click on “Apply now” button.

  • Aspirants need to fill in the required details in the application from.

  • Candidates must upload their latest coloured passport size photo at the time of online registration for IRMA 2018.

  • Aspirants will have to pay a non refundable application fee for IRMA 2018.

Application Fee for IRMA 2018

Candidates can pay the application fee through online and offline mode. The mode of application fee payment is through Online Payment Gateway, SBI Challan, IMS Learning Centre and Demand Draft.

 

Application Fee for Online Applicants

No. of Programmes

General and OBC

SC/ ST / DAP

One Programme

Rs.1200

Rs.600

Two Programmes

Rs.1600

Rs.800

Application Fee for Offline Applicants

No. of Programmes

General and OBC

SC/ ST / DAP

One Programme

Rs.1275

Rs.675

Two Programmes

Rs.1675

Rs.875

Note: The application fee will be waived off for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) applicants.

 

IRMA Exam Centres 2018

 

It is expected that IRMA 2018 will be conducted in around 18 states all over India. The candidate can choose one city to appear for IRMA exam. The name of the test centre, address and other information will be mentioned on the admit card. Candidates can check the below mentioned list of IRMA 2018 exam centres:

 

IRMA Exam Centres

S.No.

States

S.No.

States

1.

Andhra Pradesh

10.

Madhya Pradesh

2.

Assam

11.

Maharashtra

3.

Bihar

12.

Odisha

4.

Chhattisgarh

13.

Punjab

5.

Delhi

14.

Uttar Pradesh

6.

Gujarat

15.

Uttarakhand

7.

Jharkhand

16.

Rajasthan

8.

Kerala

17.

Tamil Nadu

9.

Karnataka

18.

West Bengal

IRMA Exam Pattern 2018

 

IRMA is a computer based test of 80 minutes duration carrying 40 objective type multiple choice questions. There is only one section, ‘Issues of Social Concern’. Candidates will have to choose the correct answer among five options.

 

Marking Scheme:  There is one mark allotted to every correct answer and one-fourth negative marking is applied for each incorrect answer.

 

IRMA Syllabus 2018

 

IRMA exam tests the awareness of a candidate on the Issues of Social Concern. As per the last year exam pattern, the test will include one section. The questions will be based on the topics covered under the Issue of Social Concern or General Awareness.

 

The important topics covered under the Issues of Social Concern are mentioned below:

  • Agriculture and Education

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Environmental Issues

  • Employment and Literacy

  • Gender and Social Groups

  • Health Issues

  • Human Development

  • Human Rights

  • Indian Economy

  • Rural Development

  • Rural & Urban Population

  • Social & Economic Development

IRMA Admit Card 2018

 

Candidates can expect to download the IRMA 2018 admit card from the first week of February, 2018. They can download the admit card of IRMA 2018 by entering their credentials - Form Number and DOB. The admit card of IRMA 2018 will have candidates’ roll number, venue and time of the exam. The  candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without IRMA 2018 admit card. As per the officials, no hard copies will be issued by IRMA.

 

IRMA Result 2018

 

The result of IRMA 2018 will be declared in the fourth week of February, 2018 in the form of score-cards. Candidates can visit the official website to check their IRMA 2018 result. The results will include sectional as well as overall scores of the test takers. Based on IRMA exam scores, the conducting body, IRMA will announce a shortlist of candidates after the declaration of IRMA 2018 result. The selected candidates will have to attend Group Activities and Personal Interview. The GA & PI process is expected to begin from the first week of March, 2018 and will end in fourth week of March, 2018.

 

IRMA Cutoff 2018

 

Once the result of IRMA 2018 is announced, the Institute of Rural Management Anand will release their IRMA 2018 cutoff lists for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM). The cut off mark is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate requires to get selected for further rounds of admission process.

 

Candidates can check the previous year category wise IRMA cut off from below mentioned table:

 

IRMA Cutoff

Category

Cutoff  (Out of 100 Marks)

General

51.9122

NC - OBC

45.5614

SC

35.0049

ST

24.3972

DAP

29.9890

IRMA Selection Process 2018

 

As per the IRMA 2018 selection process, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final merit list will be prepared by Institute of Rural Management Anand. IRMA will announce the shortlisted candidates' list by the fourth week of February, 2018. The final merit list is expected to be announced in the fourth week of March, 2018.

 

Parameters for Final Merit List

Parameters

Weightage Score

CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 Score

40 Marks

Issues of Social Concern Score

10 Marks

Group Activities (GA) Score

25 Marks

Personal Interview (PI) Score

25 Marks

Total

100

Address: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

Post Box No. 60, Anand, 388001

Gujarat

India

Contact: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181

Fax: 02692 - 260188

 

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