The IRMA social awareness test (IRMASAT) is a institute level entrance exam for admissions to post -graduate diploma in rural management programme (PGDRM) offering by IRMA. IRMA is one of the best and it was the first in India to introduce MBA in Rural Management. This exam is conducted by IRMA for admissions in pioneering academic institutions in rural management and research. IRMA is preferred MBA destination of CAT and XAT aspirants. IRMA is conducted on the issues of social awareness concern. IRMA (Institute of Rural Management Anand) exam is conducted to judge the candidate’s ability to understand and resolve the social issues.
IRMA isn’t just perceived as a foundation of perfection in instructing and research yet in addition for having effectively made the new control of rustic administration. Its way breaking methodology is been followed by different foundations in India and abroad. As a chief establishment of expert training and improvement, IRMA has included exceptional educational modules for its different projects.
The two- year programme leading to PGDRM at IRMA has been recognized as equal to the master’s degree by the association of Indian universities and it is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The participating candidates are highly valued in local, national, international cooperatives, NGO’s, development organizations and funding agencies. The participating candidates will be placed in different organizations through the IRMA campus placement programme.
Profile based calls have been introduced in IRMA to encourage the applications from candidates who are aligned with IRMA’s vision and mission. The applicants who are shortlisted on basis of their profiles are offered a relaxation of 5 percentile scores as compared to the exam score based on short-listing criteria. IRMA has a consistent record of 100% placement.
IRMA’s programme in rural management prepares talented young candidate’s to assume challenge filling responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organisations. The IRMA looks for the young candidates who can cope up with the socio-political-economic status quo and urge to contribute to the change.
IRMASAT 2019 Exam Date
The candidates have to know about the important dates about the exam date, payment of fees date interview dates etc. The candidates must be keen on knowing all the dates to prepare well and to perform well in the exam. Any request for an extension in the dates will not be entertained and any change in the following dates can be checked by the candidates in the official website.
Last date for the receipt of completed application in hard copy for Indian nationals
21st Jan 2019
Last date for the receipt of completed application online for Indian nationals
21st Jan 2019
Last date for the receipt of the completed application for foreign nationals and NRI’s
March 31, 2019
IRMA’s online admission test-“IRMASAT” for Indian nationals
February 1st week, 2019
Intimation for group activity and personal interview for Indian nationals
February 2nd week, 2019
Group activity and personal interview for Indian nationals
February last week to March 1st week, 2019
Announcement of final results for Indian national
March 18, 2019
Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee online for Rs.25000/-
March 3rd week,2019
Last date to submit the first year fee(online)
April 15, 2019
Telephonic personal interview for foreign nationals and NRI
April 3rd week to last week ,209
Announcement of final results for foreign nationals and NRI
Classes on bridge course
May last week to June 1st week, 2019
June 1st week to June 2nd week, 2019
Beginning of first term
June 3rd week, 2019
3 days before the exam date
IRMASAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
In order to apply for IRMASAT 2019, the candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria laid by the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). The candidate’s who are interested in pursuing PGDRM from IRMA must understand the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The eligibility criteria of IRMASAT state the minimum requirements of the candidates in order to apply for the exam.
The following are the eligibility criteria the candidates have to follow:
a). Age limit:
There is no age limit to appear for the exam of IRMASAT 2019.
b). Educational qualification:
The candidate must have passed their 10th grade, 12th grade, and bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks.
And also the candidate must be a graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years of education.
The aggregate marks for SC/ST/DAP category have to be at least 45% aggregate marks.
The candidate’s who are in their final year graduation are also eligible to apply provided they fulfill the IRMASAT 2019 eligibility criteria by the time of admissions.
Other points that are to be noted in eligibility criteria are as follows:
The registration process for IRMASAT can be made both online and offline. Before applying for the exam the candidates must know about the application process, submissions date etc. The candidate should be very clear in filling the application form. The candidates are asked to follow the instructions carefully.
The application process of IRMASAT 2019- for online mode:
Visit the official website irma.ac.in and click on the apply button.
The new window opens and the candidates have to register the form by entering the full name, valid email id, password, and phone number.
Auto-generated password will be sent to the candidate’s email account. The user id and password should be kept for future reference.
Then fill the application form of IRMASAT 2019 by entering the personal details like name, gender, email id, educational qualification and some other details that are required.
Mention the CAT/XAT scores/ registration number.
The candidates have to upload the scanned copies of their recent passport size photograph (150*180 pixels) and signature (150*70 pixels).
Then the scanned copies of the latest OBC (non-creamy layer), SC/ ST, DAP category certificates as applicable with (maximum size of 1 MB).
The exam pattern of IRMASAT 2019 will be prescribed by the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). Knowing the exam pattern will help the candidate to easily crack the exam. The topics covered will be of general awareness and issues of the social concern. There is only one section in IRMASAT exam. The exam will be of computer- based objective type questions and language used in the exam is only English.
Duration of the Exam
Total number of sections
Total number of questions
Number of options
Marks per question
Negative marking for wrong answer
Duration: The total duration of the exam is 80 minutes.
Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. There is a negative marking for each wrong answer which will result in the deduction of 1/4th of the allotted marks.
The Number of questions: The total number of questions will be 40.
The admit card for IRMASAT 2019 is scheduled in the 1st week of February 2019. It is not proposed to be separately issued by IRMA. The basic reason behind it is that the IRMASAT 2019 will be conducted after the first stage short-listing by IRMA for the final selection round.
For all previous year, IRMA used to issue the admit card and the candidate can download the IRMASAT hall ticket from the official website.
In case IRMA decides to issue the Admit card 2019, as the exam precedes the GA-PI round by a week, the admit card will be available in the 4th week of January 2019 after the short-listing for final selection round.
The IRMASAT 2019 admit card release date and admit card download date are as follows:
The actual cut off marks for the admission to 2019-2021 batches will be announced after the declaration of the results for IRMASAT 2019. The cut-off marks will be announced by the IRMA. The candidates can check their cut-off on the official website. The cut-off marks will be used in selecting the candidates for the next round of admission process. The minimum cut off for the IRMASAT exam will be set by the exam authority, which will be used at the time of analyzing the candidate’s overall performance.
Minimum cut off required for qualifying for IRMASAT 2019, GA/PI
CAT 2018/ XAT 2019 cut off percentile
For merit cum profile based call to general category