How Should Be Preparation For Joining IRMA?

IRMA (Institute of Rural Management Anand) happens to be an autonomous institution besides a premier business school which is situated in Anand Gujarat. This works with the directive of contributing to the proficient management of different rural organizations.

The Process of Admission to IRMA

IRMA does offer students the scope to take admission in FPRM, PGDRM, PGDMX(R) besides certificate course involved in Rural Development. Students who look forward to taking admission need to apply their scores in XAT /CAT before appearing in the IRMASAT (IRMA Social Awareness Test).

Additionally, the candidates also need to take part in the PI and Group Activity. When you apply for IRMA Admission, you will be needed to fill in the application form which is obtainable at

IRMA Preparation tips

The examination needs preparation which would be different from various other entrance examinations as it demands candidates to be aware of the strategies and schemes connected to rural development.

IRMA Exam Sections No. of Questions Marking Schemes Total Time
Correct Answer Incorrect answer 1 hour 20 minutes
Issues of social concern 60 +1 -0.25
English Comprehension 40
Analytical reasoning 50
Quantitative Ability 50
Total 200 200
  1. Issues of Social Concern

Candidates who are supposed to appear in IRMASAT should prepare for the below-mentioned topics and the syllabus comprises topics from the matters of Social Concern. Some subjects that test the ability of the candidates for analyzing topics are:

  • Environmental matters
  • Indian Economy
  • Economic and social development
  • Sex ratio
  • Urban as well as rural development
  • Human development
  • Literacy and employment
  • Agriculture
  • Human rights
  • Social groups such as religion and caste and gender
  • Rural development
  • Education
  • Health issues
  • Corporate social responsibility
  1. English Comprehension

The aim of the Verbal Ability and Language Comprehension is testing and assessing the verbal and vocabulary capabilities of the candidates. When you wish to expand vocabulary, then you need to devote enough time in reading various kinds of magazines and books.

Again, you need to keep yourself busy in practicing the earlier years’ question papers besides attempting mock test for checking English proficiency. The section of language comprehension is a concept-driven part and so, questions that are asked in the examination appear to be tricky and they test the conceptual clarity of students regarding fundamental concepts.

For better preparation method, you can practice vocabulary, idioms and phrases, synonyms, antonyms, etc. You can also play some memory booster games for helping you exercise your brain muscles.

  1. Analytical Reasoning

You should work methodically and slowly for getting the majority of the questions correct in a couple of setups besides guessing on everything in another two setups. This way, you will be getting more questions accurate consistently. When you practice more you will become more efficient. Besides, your speed will improve too.

  1. Quantitative Ability

The intention of the Quantitative Aptitude Tests is evaluating problem solving skills and the numerical capability of the candidates. Hence, you need to make clear your fundamentals and practice and these are the things that you require for practicing quantitative aptitude questions. You must also understand the basics of the topics.

Learn every basic formula besides clearing your concepts. Afterward, devote your time in practicing some solved examples. Learn squares, cubes, and tables, learn some shortcuts and also practice a few comprehensive books. Remember, when you solve more questions, your accuracy will be better too. Hence, solve every kind of question that you confront.

  1. Current Affairs and GDPI

Students must be aware of the current affairs of nearly six months preceding the examination date. For this; students are required to go through newspapers, magazines, such as Kurukshetra and Yojana besides making various internet browsing. This will also make students prepared for the Personal Interview.

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