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.


  • A Graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years of education.
  • 50 percent or above (45 percent or above for SC/ST/DAP**) aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA at the graduation level.
  • Students in final year of their graduation can apply if they expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before June 03, 2018.

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

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

Application Fees

  • General & OBC Rs1400/-
  • SC/ST/DAP Rs700/-
  • Foreign Nationals Rs2000/-
  • No Application fee for applicants from ‚Below Poverty Line (BPL)‛ category


  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Comprehension
  • Issues of Social Concern

240 Seats including Foreign Nationals* and Sponsored Candidates**

IRMA adheres to the following statutory reservation policy of the Government of India for Admissions:

  • 15% of the seats to be reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • 7.5% of the seats to be reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • 27% of the seats to be reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to the “Non-creamy” layer (NC-OBC)
  • 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:
    • Low-vision/blindness;
    • Hearing impairment, and
    • 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.

Seats not filled by candidates of the reserved category will be offered to the general category.


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