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IRMA Executive PG Diploma in Rural Management 2019

IRMA Anand announces Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural) PGDMX(R) January-2019

IRMA Executive PGD in Rural Management Admission 2018 - Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) Anand announces for Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural) "PGDMX(R)" for January 2019, a full-time Residential Program

PGDMX(R) Details
  • With the launch of this 15 month Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural) [PGDMX(R)], many of the serving officers in producer owned institutions, cooperative sector organisations, Agri-industrial and other organisations, service sector organisations and other designated organizations would now have an opportunity to acquire formal knowledge and develop managerial skill in their career benefitting the society at large
  • The Program has been structured in two segments namely
  • Class-room Segment and
  • Fieldwork Segment
  • PGDMX (R) Program approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • IRMA accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC
  • NBA Fellowship Program PGDRM accredited by NBA

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Applications Online: 15th October 2018
  • Intimation for Group Activity and/or Personal Interview: 31st October 2018
  • Group Activity and Personal Interview     : 15th November 2018
  • Announcement of final results: 30th November 2018
  • Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee of Rs.25000/- (To be adjusted against 1st Installment Fee): 10th December 2018
  • Last date to deposit the first year fee: 17th December 2018
  • Induction Programme: 02nd to 05th January 2019
  • Beginning of First Term: 07th January 2019
Seats Availability
  • The total 60 seats are available for Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural) “PGDMX(R)”, January-2019, a full-time residential program
  • IRMA encourages participants from diverse educational streams to apply. There is no management quota for admission to the program

Eligibility Criteria

  • Those who meet with following norms are eligible to apply for admission to the program

Minimum Educational Qualification

  • Graduate in any discipline with 50% or above (45% or above for SC/ST/DAP)aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA at the graduation level.
  • Admission will be on the basis of the candidate having a valid score of either CAT/XAT/GMAT or Mini GMAT as under:
  • Validity of Scores of Entrance Tests
  • CAT - 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • XAT - 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • GMAT/Mini GMAT - From 1st October 2015 till 30th September 2018
  • Assessment of the curriculum vitae, group exercises, and/or personal interview at IRMA. The weightage given to different components appears in as under:
  • Score of the Entrance Test as per Table-1 above - 35%
  • Academic Performance (AP) - 10%
  • Exotic Careers - 5%
  • Interview and Group Discussions - 40%
  • Extra-curricular Activities and Sports - 5%
  • Gender diversity - 5%
  • Total - 100%
Minimum Work Experience
  • At least five years post-qualification full-time work experience in Managerial/Supervisory position. The person should have completed five years of full-time work in the prescribed capacity on 31st December of the year of admission

Selection Process


  • Candidates to appear in entrance test and submit score to the institute along with application form [Remarks: Any of the following entrance tests CAT/XAT/GMAT]
  • Candidates who have already cleared any of above tests will download their scores and provide to the institute along with application form[Remarks: Any of the following entrance tests CAT/XAT/GMAT or; Validity of the scores will be considered as provided]


  • Group activity and/or Personal Interview


  • Result Announcement [Remarks: Components with weightage as provided in Table 2]

Application Procedure

  • Please go through the instructions mentioned below carefully. There is a table below which will guide you to register online for new users. Those who have already registered may click here directly.
  • You need to register with your valid e-mail ID. Auto generated password will be sent to your email account. You need to keep record of user-id and password for future use.
  • You need to mention your name as given in your graduation certificate.
  • Please ensure that correct information is entered prior to final submission. Please follow the sequence of all stages after editing (do not skip any stage) to ensure proper data entry. Any editing is possible before final submission. After final submission, it will not be possible to edit the application form
  • Please upload scanned or digital copy of your photograph and signature at the appropriate place in the form.
  • Please upload the scanned copy of self-attested latest proof issued by the appropriate authority of OBC (Non-creamy) / SC / ST / DAP category as applicable
  • Application Form Fee: Rs.2500/-
For more information about Admissions 2018, please visit PGDRM website www.irma.ac.in and refer the Prospectus or write to Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand-388001