IRMASAT Selection Process 2018: The selection procedure of IRMASAT 2018 is a three-step process followed by IRMASAT. For the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) aspirants, appearing for CAT or XAT followed by IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) are the first two steps of the selection procedure. Based on their performance, IRMA will shortlist candidates fulfilling the IRMASAT cutoff. In the third and final step of the IRMASAT 2018 selection process, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Institute of Rural Management Anand will announce the list of shortlisted candidates by the fourth week of February, 2018. The final merit list of IRMASAT will be tentatively announced in the fourth week of March, 2018. This article of Careers360 brings to you detailed account of IRMASAT selection procedure 2018.
The table below brings to you the timelines of IRMASAT 2018 selection procedure:
Important Dates for IRMASAT Selection Procedure 2018
Exam Date of IRMASAT 2018
Second week of February, 2018
Result Date of IRMASAT 2018
Fourth week of February, 2018
GA & PI Round of IRMASAT 2018
First week of March to Third week of March, 2018
Final Result of IRMASAT 2018
Fourth week of March, 2018
If a candidate is able to clear the IRMASAT 2018 cutoff, then he/she will be shortlisted to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final merit list of IRMASAT 2018 will be generated based on candidate’s performance in IRMASAT 2018, selection rounds and CAT 2017 and XAT 2018. If a candidate has appeared for both CAT 2017 and XAT 2018, then higher score among the two tests will be considered.
IRMASAT 2018 Selection Procedure
Candidates need to know the below-mentioned steps of IRMASAT selection procedure 2018:
Test takers will have to submit a valid score of one of the exam among CAT 2017 and XAT 2018. The highest of the two scores will be considered for admission
Candidates need to appear for IRMASAT 2018
Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.
Parameters to Shortlist Applicants for GA & PI
CAT 2017 or XAT 2018
80 per cent
IRMASAT ISC 2018 Marks
20 per cent
The candidates will be shortlisted for GA & PI based on their overall performance in CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 and IRMASAT 2018 scores. There can be a separate cutoff for CAT/ XAT and IRMASAT scores. The tentative shortlist cut off is mentioned in the table below.
Expected IRMASAT Cut off 2018
CAT Percentile 2017
XAT Percentile 2018
IRMASAT on ISC Marks (Out of 40)
NC - OBC
The final merit list will be prepared by the exam conducting authority, IRMA on the basis of below-mentioned factors and weightages.
Weightage for Final Merit List
CAT 2017 or XAT 2018
IRMASAT on ISC 2018
Group Activities (GA)
Personal Interview (PI)
The cutoff for IRMASAT will be announced once the result of IRMASAT 2018 is declared. Candidates scoring less than the required cutoff will not be shortlisted for the further rounds. The table below reflects the previous year cut off for IRMASAT for final selection.
IRMASAT 2017 Cutoff
Cutoff (Out of 100 Marks)
NC – OBC
IRMASAT 2018 is a national level entrance exam conducted by IRMA for admissions to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) programme offering 180 seats.
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