Exam Detail

IRMAInstitute of Rural Management Entrance Exam

  • Test Level-: State Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours
  • Stream-: Management
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 200

IRMA's Programme in Rural Management prepares talented young managers to assume challenge-filled responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organisations. This two-year residential programme leading to a Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) has been recognised as equivalent to a Master's degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The participants of this programme are highly valued in local, national and international cooperatives, NGOs, development organisations, and funding agencies. All participants are suitably placed in different organisations through our Campus Placement programme.


Graduates from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 percent (45 percent for SC/ST/DAP*) aggregate marks or an equivalent GPA from recognized university / institution at the graduation level are eligible to apply. Applicants, who expect to fulfill the eligibility requirements before June 05, 2017 may also apply. 

Exam Pattern



No of Questions

Allotted Time


Analytical Reasoning


120 minutes can be divided as per candidate’s discretion.


Quantitative Ability



English Comprehension



Issues of Social Concern





120 minutes

Aspiring candidate can fill in the online application form on https://www.irma.ac.in/


Analytical Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Comprehension

Issues of Social Concern

Seat Allocation

15% of the seats to be reserved for scheduled caste (SC)

b) 7.5% of the seats to be reserved for scheduled tribe (ST)

c) 27% of the seats to be reserved for other Backward classes belonging to the "Non-creamy" layer (NC-OBC)

d) As per the provision under section 39 of the PWD Act, 1995, 3% seats are reserved for Differently Abled (DA) candidates. The three categories of disability are:

(i) Low-vision/blindness;

(ii) Hearing impairment, and

(iii) Locomotor disability/cerebral palsy.

This provision is applicable if the candidate suffers from any of the listed disabilities to the extent of not less than 40% as certified by a medical authority as prescribed and explained in the said Act."


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