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IRMA Admission 2018 - PGDRM and Fellowship in Rural Management

IRMA notifies PG Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM ) & Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM) Admissions 2018

Institute of Rural Management (IRM) Anand invites applications for admission to the 39th Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and 17th Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM) for the academic year 2018

IRMA was incorporated in the year 1979 by the Father of the White Revolution, Mr. Verghese Kurien. It is a premier institute in rural management education and research in the country. It is located in Anand, Gujarat

IRMA's Program in Rural Management prepares talented young managers to assume challenge-filled responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organizations

This two-year residential program leading to a Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) has been recognized 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)


For PGDRM: The candidate must have possess a Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university with at least 50% marks for general and 45% for SC,ST & DAP is required. Candidates must have appeared for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018

Candidates who are to complete their graduation before 05th June 2018 may also apply

For FPRM: The candidate must have possess a PGDRM from IRMA or Post Graduation or 4 year professional degree courses like engineering, agricultural science, etc. with a minimum of 55% (at PG level) and 50% (at graduation level)

The candidate must have appeared for CAT 2017 or XAT 2018

Selection Process

IRMA will use CAT 2017/XAT 2018 scores for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management 2018- 20 (PRM 2018-20) and Fellow Program in Rural Management 2018 (FPRM 2018). All applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for ‘Social Awareness Test’ (online) in the month of February 2018

After clearing the online test, Candidates may also have to clear the Group Activity, Personal Interview & other rounds as well


The IRMA Anand 2018 will be conducted in the month of February 2018. The exam shall be conducted in Online Mode. The examinees will be required to attempt around 40 multiple choice questions in 80 Minutes

The question paper will be in English Language. For each correct answer, the candidate may be awarded 1 mark. There may be a Negative Marking of ΒΌ marks for every incorrect answer


The IRMA Registration 2018 shall be facilitated through online and offline mode as well

Online: Candidates, who wish to apply through online mode, will be able to do so by applying on the official website of IRMA Candidates will be required to enter their personal details; educational details etc. in the online application and will have to pay the fees in online mode or in offline mode

Offline: The offline application form for IRMA 2018 can be obtained from the IRMA campus by making payment through DD. Candidates applying in offline mode may have to send the application form along with the specified documents to the authority address

Application Fee

There shall be a common form for PRM and FPRM candidates. Applicants may apply for two programs using 1 application form. The application fees will depend on the number of programs the candidates wishes to apply for; for Indian Nationals

Online Application Fee

One Program: Rs. 1200/- (General & OBC ) Rs. 600/- (SC/ST/DAP)

Two Program Rs.1600/- (General & OBC) Rs. 800/- (SC/ST/DAP)

Offline Application Fee

One Program: Rs. 1275/- (General & OBC ) Rs. 675/- (SC/ST/DAP)

Two Program: Rs.1675/- (General & OBC) Rs. 875/- (SC/ST/DAP)

For Foreign Nationals - the foreign nationals were charged Rs. 2000/-

The application fee payment can be done through debit/credit card, net banking of SBI Bank challan

Important Dates

Online Application Form Submission begins 01st October 2017

IRMASAT 2018 Date: February 2018

For more information, visit the website:

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), (NAAC "A" Accredited), IRMA, Anand-388001, Tel.: 02692-221659, Email [email protected], Website