IRMASAT 2018 - The result of IRMA Social Awareness Test has been announced. IRMASAT 2018 was conducted on February 4, 2018 (Sunday) in 28 centres across country. IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) is a national level entrance exam for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM) offering 180 seats. IRMASAT 2018 is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand in computer-based mode. IRMASAT 2018 carried 40 multiple choice objective type questions. The duration of the exam was 80 minutes (1 hour and 20 minutes). The IRMASAT cutoff 2018 has been declared on February 22, 2018. The selection is done on the basis of the IRMASAT, Group Activity, and Personal Interview. The application form for IRMASAT 2018 was available from October 12 till January 20, 2018. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about IRMASAT 2018 regarding eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure, etc.
All about IRMASAT:
Exam Name: IRMA Social Awareness Test
Short Name: IRMASAT
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Post Graduate
Conducting Body: Institute of Rural Management, Anand
The table below reflects the tentative important dates for IRMASAT 2018:
IRMASAT 2018 Schedule
IRMASAT 2018 Start Date of Application Form
October 12, 2017
Last Date to Submit Hard Copy of the Application Form
January 20, 2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application Form
January 20, 2018
Last date for receipt of completed application form for Foreign Nationals and NRI
March 31, 2018
IRMASAT 2018 Admit Card
January 29, 2018
IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) 2018
February 4, 2018 (3:00 pm)
Intimation for Group Activities & Personal Interview
February fourth week
IRMASAT 2018 Cutoff
February 22, 2018
Final Group Activities & Personal Interview
February 26 to March 10, 2018
IRMASAT 2018 Final Results for Indian nationals
March 15, 2018
IRMA Final Results for Foreign nationals
May 1, 2018
Classes on Bridge Courses
May 28 to June 2, 2018
June 4 to June 17, 2018
Beginning of First Term
June 18, 2018
The result of IRMASAT 2018 has been declared in the form of score-cards. Candidates can visit the official website to check their IRMASAT 2018 result. The results includes sectional as well as overall scores of the test takers. Based on IRMASAT exam scores, the conducting body, IRMA will announce a shortlist of candidates after the declaration of IRMASAT 2018 result. The selected candidates will have to attend Group Activities and Personal Interview. The GA & PI process is expected to begin from February 26 and will end on March 10, 2018. The final result of IRMASAT 2018 will be announced on March 15, 2018.
IRMASAT 2018 cutoff lists for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM). The cutoff mark is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate requires getting selected for further rounds of the admission process.
Candidates can check the previous year category wise IRMASAT cut off from the below-mentioned table:
Cutoff (Out of 100 Marks)
NC - OBC
As per the IRMASAT 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 declared by Institute of Rural Management Anand on March 31, 2018. IRMASAT has announced 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
CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 Score
Issues of Social Concern Score
Group Activities (GA) Score
Personal Interview (PI) Score
The IRMASAT 2018 admit card was available for download from January 29, 2018. Candidates were able to download the admit card of IRMASAT 2018 by entering their credentials - Form Number and DOB. The admit card of IRMASAT 2018 carries candidates’ roll number, venue and time of the exam.
IRMASAT 2018 was a computer-based test of 80 minutes duration carrying 40 objective type multiple choice questions. There was only one section, ‘Issues of Social Concern’. Candidates had to choose the correct answer among five options.
Marking Scheme: There was one mark allotted to every correct answer and one-fourth negative marking was applied for each incorrect answer.
IRMA exam tests the awareness of a candidate on the Issues of Social Concern. The questions were 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
Employment and Literacy
Gender and Social Groups
Rural & Urban Population
Social & Economic Development
IRMASAT 2018 was conducted in 19 states and 28 exam centres all over India. The candidate could choose one city to appear for IRMASAT exam. The name of the test centre, address and other information was mentioned on the admit card. Here is list of IRMASAT 2018 exam centres:
IRMASAT Exam Centres
The candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for IRMASAT 2018.
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognised university with at least 50 percent (45 percent for SC/ ST / DAP) aggregate marks.
Final year students of Bachelor’s degree may also apply provided they fulfil the IRMASAT 2018 eligibility criteria by the time of admission.
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.
IRMASAT Reservation Guidelines
15 per cent
7.5 per cent
27 per cent
The application process for IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) 2018 started from October 12, 2017, and ended on January 12, 2018. IRMASAT 2018 application form for admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) could be filled either offline or online. Candidates were advised to fill the application form of IRMASAT 2018 accurately along with the payment of the requisite fee for successful registration.
Steps to fill IRMASAT 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 form.
Candidates must upload their latest coloured passport size photo at the time of online registration for IRMASAT 2018.
Aspirants will have to pay a non-refundable application fee for IRMASAT 2018.
Application Fee for IRMASAT 2018 - Candidates can pay the application fee through online and offline mode. The mode of application fee payment is through ICICI Online Payment Gateway, SBI Challan, IMS Learning Centre and Demand Draft.
Application Fee for Online Applicants
No. of Programmes
Note: The application fee was waived off for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) applicants.
Address: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
Post Box No. 60, Anand, 388001
Contact: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 - 260188