About IRMASAT 2019

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) located in Anand, Gujarat will conduct Issues of Social Concern Test (IRMASAT) 2019 for admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) programme. The IRMASAT 2019 exam will be held in the month of February 2019 for a total of 240 seats. In order to be eligible for the national-level exam, candidates must be graduates and have valid CAT 2018/XAT 2019 scores. The computer-based test will evaluate General Knowledge skills, related to socio-economic issues of the test takers. It will be conducted for 80 minutes duration at various test centres across India and carries 40 questions. After IRMASAT 2019, selected candidates will be invited for Group Activity and Personal Interview rounds at IRMA campus. A final merit list will be prepared after the selection procedure which will enlist the candidates eligible for admission in PGDRM in IRMA.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Institute of Rural Management Anand
Duration 1.33 Hours

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IRMASAT 2019 Important Dates

12 Oct, 2018 - 20 Jan, 2019 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
18 Sep, 2018 - 31 Dec, 2018 Application | Mode: Offline
29 Jan, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card - Available | Mode: Online
04 Feb, 2019 (Tentative) Exam | Mode: Online
22 Feb, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online
26 Feb, 2019 - 10 Mar, 2019 (Tentative) Counselling | Mode: Offline

IRMASAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IRMASAT 2019 is prescribed by Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), the exam conducting body. Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the IRMASAT 2019 eligibility criteria before applying for the exam as stated below:

    • To appear for the exam, it is a must to have a Bachelor’s degree (10 + 2 + 3) from a recognised university in any discipline with a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks.

    • Aspirants who belong to SC/ ST or DAP category are given a relaxation of 5 percent. They should have secured at least 45 percent aggregate marks in their graduation.

    • According to the IRMASAT eligibility criteria 2019 for foreign Nationals, NRI and NRI sponsored applicants, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries, these candidates must possess a valid score of GMAT/ GRE Scores (taken on or after January 2013)/CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 scores for admission in PRM 2019 – 21 batch.

    • As per the eligibility criteria, a valid score of at least one of the exams - CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 is a must.

    • Students in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for IRMASAT 2019 but must keep in mind to complete their degree with requisite aggregate CGPA for admission in IRMA.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1400
OBC Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1400

The application form of IRMASAT 2019 is available both in online and offline modes. The conducting body of the exam, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), is likely to release the IRMASAT 2019 application form in the second week of October. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria of IRMASAT 2019 before filling the application form and paying the application fee. The application process will conclude around the third week of January 2019. Read below to understand the details of IRMASAT 2019 application such as dates, fee, how to apply etc.

How to Fill IRMASAT Application Form 2019 – Online Mode

To perform the IRMASAT application process, follow the steps given below:

    • New User Registration - Visit the IRMA official website and click on “Apply Now” button. Fill up details as asked like email ID, personal, educational, and other details in the fields provided.

    • Upload Photograph and Signature -  Candidates must upload a coloured scan of their latest passport size photo of 150 X 180 pixels and scanned signature in the size 150 X 70 pixels.

    • Payment of Application Fee - A non-refundable application fee must be paid using any of the payment modes like Online ICICI Payment Gateway, SBI Challan and IMS Learning Centre.

Application Fee for IRMASAT 2019                                                       

            

Category

        
            

Fee in Rupees

        
            

General/OBC

        
            

1400

        
            

SC/ST/DAP

        
            

700

        
            

Foreign Applicants

        
            

2000

        


How to Fill IRMASAT 2019 Application Form – Offline Mode

IRMASAT application form, prospectus and sample paper can be obtained from the Admission Office of IRMA after paying the application fee through Demand Draft.

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IRMASAT 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IRMASAT 2019 will be prescribed by Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). The computer-based test is of 80 minutes duration carrying 40 objective type questions (MCQs) on General Awareness and topics covered under Issues of Social Concern.

IRMASAT Exam Pattern 2019                

            

S.No.

        
            

Highlights

        
            

Details

        
            

1.

        
            

Duration of the Test

        
            

80 Minutes

        
            

2.

        
            

Total Number of Sections

        
            

1

        
            

3.

        
            

Total Number of Questions

        
            

40

        
            

4.

        
            

Number of options

        
            

5

        
            

5.

        
            

Marks per question

        
            

1

        
            

6.

        
            

Negative marking for wrong answer

        
            

One fourth or 0.25 of the allotted marks

        
            

7.

        
            

Mode

        
            

Computer-based

        



Exam Structure of IRMASAT 2019                                                                                                                                

            

Type of Questions

        
            

No. of Questions

        
            

Paragraph Based

        
            

28

        
            

Paragraph Based Fill in the Blanks

        
            

3

        
            

Standalone

        
            

9

        
            

Total

        
            

40

        


IRMASAT 2019 Admit Card

The admit card of IRMASAT 2019 will be issued in the fourth week of January in online mode only. Candidates whose application gets accepted by the examination authority will be issued the IRMASAT 2019 admit card which can be downloaded till the day of the exam. Candidates must take a print of the IRMASAT admit card and carry it to the exam on test day.

Pertinent information like candidate name, roll number, photograph and signature, test venue etc. is mentioned on the admit card. Without IRMASAT 2019 hall ticket, candidates shall not be allowed to appear for the exam. Any errors found on the admit card must be brought to the notice of IRMA immediately. Remember to retain the admit card till the admission process, as it is required during the selection process.

IRMASAT 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Assam Guwahati
Mirza
Meghalaya Ri Bhoi
Bihar Patna
Hajipur
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Bhilai
Durg
Delhi Delhi
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Noida
Greater Noida
Lucknow
Barabanki
Sitapur
Varanasi
Unnao
Haryana Faridabad
Gurgaon
Panchkula
Gujarat Anand
Ahmedabad
Changa
Rajkot
Jharkhand Ranchi
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Ernakulam
Kochi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Tumkur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Vidisha
Dewas
Indore
Maharashtra Mumbai
Navi Mumbai
Thane
Nagpur
Pimpri-Chinchwad
Pune
Talegaon Dhamdhere
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Khurda
Punjab Mohali
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Telangana Hyderabad
K.V.Rangareddy
Secunderabad
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Rajasthan Jaipur
Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
West Bengal Kolkata
Kalyani

Documents Required at Exam

  • IRMASAT 2019 Admit Card
  • Valid Photo ID proof

IRMASAT 2019 Result

The IRMASAT 2019 result will be announced in the fourth week of February in online mode. It will be available in the form of score-cards and can be checked on the official website of IRMA. The overall and sectional scores of the test takers will be mentioned in the result of IRMASAT 2019. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of result to attend Group Activities and Personal Interview as part of the selection procedure.

IRMASAT 2019 Cutoff

The cutoff of IRMASAT 2019 will be released in the fourth week of February by the exam-conducting body. As per the IRMASAT cutoff, a valid score in CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 (any one) is required, along with a minimum score in IRMASAT 2019 to qualify for the selection rounds. Only those candidates fulfilling the cutoff criteria will be called for Group Activity and Personal Interview by IRMA.

IRMASAT Cutoff for CAT 2018

The institute will accept CAT 2018 score as one of the eligibility criteria after which it will release the cutoff in the fourth week of February. The CAT cutoff for previous year released IRMA was 80 percentile. The trend is expected to remain the same this year. 

IRMASAT  Cutoff for XAT 2019

The XAT cutoff for previous year released IRMA was 80 percentile, and is expected to be on the similar lines this year as well.

IRMASAT Cutoff for IRMASAT 2019 

The score of IRMASAT 2019 will also be duly considered for shortlisting purpose. IRMASAT 2019 will carry a weight of 10 marks out of the total 100 marks (allotted to CAT/XAT score, IRMSAT, GA and PI as part of final selection).

IRMASAT Cutoff                                                                                                                                                

            

Category

        
            

Cutoff (Out of 100 Marks)

        
            

General

        
            

51.9122

        
            

NC - OBC

        
            

45.5614

        
            

SC

        
            

35.0049

        
            

ST

        
            

24.3972

        
            

DAP

        
            

29.9890

        


Final Selection List

            

Parameters

        
            

Marks

        
            

CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 Score

        
            

40 Marks

        
            

Issues of Social Concern Test Score (IRMASAT)

        
            

10 Marks

        
            

Group Activity (GA) Score

        
            

25 Marks

        
            

Personal Interview (PI) Score

        
            

25 Marks

        
            

Total

        
            

100

        


IRMASAT 2019 Selection Process

The IRMASAT 2019 selection procedure comprises of a three-step process. The first two steps require the aspirants to appear for CAT or XAT followed by IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT). Based on their performance, they will be shortlisted on the basis of IRMASAT cutoff 2019. The third and final step of selection process requires these shortlisted candidates to attend the Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The GA and PI are expected to take place between first week of March and third week of March 2019. After this, a final merit list of IRMASAT will be announced in the fourth week of March, 2019.

Parameters to Shortlist Applicants for GA & PI                                                                              

            

Parameters

        
            

Weightage (%)

        
            

CAT 2017 or XAT 2018

        
            

80 per cent

        
            

IRMASAT ISC 2018 Marks

        
            

20 per cent

       


IRMASAT 2019 GD and PI Process

The Group Activity (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds of  2019 are a part of IRMA selection process. Candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of IRMASAT 2019 cutoff and CAT/XAT cutoff will be called to attend the GA and PI. A final merit list of shortlisted candidates will be prepared as per weightage given to the four parameters (CAT/XAT, IRMASAT 2019, GA and PI). This list will include the names of candidates eligible for admission in the PGDRM programme of IRMA in 2019-21 batch.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • IRMASAT 2019 Admit Card
  • IRMASAT 2019 Score Card
  • Valid Photo ID Card
  • Mark sheets and Certificates of Class X, Class XII and Bachelor's Degree

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