IRMASAT 2018 - The last date to fill the application form for IRMASAT 2018 has been extended till January 20, 2018. The original deadline for the process, which started from October 12, was December 31, 2017. IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) is a national level entrance exam for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM) offering 240 seats. IRMASAT 2018 is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand in computer-based mode. IRMASAT carries 40 multiple choice objective type questions. The total duration of the exam is 80 minutes. IRMASAT 2018 is scheduled to be held on February 4, 2018, across 28 centres. The result of IRMA Social Awareness Test will be announced on February 12, 2018. The selection is done on the basis of the IRMASAT, Group Activity, and Personal Interview. 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.
Latest: IRMASAT 2018 Application Form is available now.
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
February 1, 2018
IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) 2018
February 4, 2018 (3:00 pm)
Intimation for Group Activities & Personal Interview
February 12, 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 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 has started from October 12 onwards. IRMASAT 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 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 will be waived off for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) applicants.
IRMASAT 2018 will be conducted in 19 states and 28 exam centres all over India. The candidate can choose one city to appear for IRMASAT 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 IRMASAT 2018 exam centres:
IRMASAT Exam Centres
IRMASAT 2018 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 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
Employment and Literacy
Gender and Social Groups
Rural & Urban Population
Social & Economic Development
Candidates will be able to download the IRMASAT 2018 admit card from February 1, 2018. They can download the admit card of IRMASAT 2018 by entering their credentials - Form Number and DOB. The admit card of IRMASAT 2018 will have candidates’ roll number, venue and time of the exam. The candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without IRMASAT 2018 admit card. As per the officials, no hard copies will be issued by IRMA.
The result of IRMASAT 2018 will be declared on February 15, 2018, in the form of score-cards. Candidates can visit the official website to check their IRMASAT 2018 result. The results will include 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.
Once the result of IRMASAT 2018 is announced, the Institute of Rural Management Anand will release their 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 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 prepared by Institute of Rural Management Anand. IRMASAT 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
CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 Score
Issues of Social Concern Score
Group Activities (GA) Score
Personal Interview (PI) Score
Address: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
Post Box No. 60, Anand, 388001
Contact: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 - 260188