IRMASAT 2019- Entrance Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Paper Pattern,Syllabus, Results.

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IRMASAT 2019- Notification, Entrance Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Paper Pattern,Syllabus,Result Date.



Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) conducts a national-level entrance exam i.e. IRMASAT 2019 or IRMA 2019 for admissions to Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM). IRMA 2019 will likely to be conducted in the first week of February 2019. The application process for IRMASAT 2019 begins in the second week of October (Tentative dates). As exam dates are yet to be announced by the IRMASAT officials, but it is expected that the registration window will remain open till December 2018-January 2019.


IRMA 2019 is a computer-based test and will be held at different exam centers in over 40 cities across India. Once the application window is open applicants who are willing to apply for IRMA 2019 will have to download the form from the official website. The application form of IRMA 2019 exam can be submitted online or offline.




Event Date
Release of Application Form  Second week of October 2018
Last Date to submit Online Application Form for Indian Nationals Third week of January 2019
Last Date to fill Application Form by Foreign Nationals Last week of March 2019
Issuance of Admit Card Three days prior to the exam
Exam Date First week of February 2019
Commencement of Group Discussion and Personal Interview Last week of February 2019
Telephonic Interview for Foreign Nationals Last week of April 2019
Declaration of Final  Result for Indian Nationals Second week of March 2019
Declaration of Final Result for Foreign Nationals First week of May 2019



IRMA 2019 Exam Eligibility Criteria-


The eligibility criteria for the Post-Graduation Program in Rural Development are given below:

  • Completion of graduation with minimum 50% aggregate marks in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • There is no age limit to apply for IRMASAT Exam.
  • Foreign Nationals can apply directly on the basis of their CAT/ XAT/ GMAT Score. 
  • Candidates of Indian Origin can apply through CAT/XAT/GMAT Score and have to appear for ‘Issues of Social Concern’ test.
  • For SC/ST/ PwD there is 5% of relaxation of marks in admissions to various courses of the university.
  • Candidates who are in their final semester of Bachelor’s degree can also apply.


Applicants who will qualify these terms and conditions can fill up the IRMA application form. On the basis of the result of IRMA Exam, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview, the final selection will be made.


IRMA 2019 Exam Application Fee-

  •  The application fee can be paid in two modes- offline and online.
  • For online mode, candidates can use debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
  • For offline mode, candidates must get a bank challan of SBI.
  • NRI applicants are given a choice either they can pay by INR or their home currency.

Here is the IRMA Application Fee:-


Category Fee
General and OBC       INR 1400
SC/ST/DAP                  INR 700
Foreigners INR 2000


IRMASAT is different from other management exams as it has only one section that consist of 40 questions on “Issues of Social Concern”. the exam paper is a mix of passage-based questions, standalone questions, and MCQs and the duration of the exam is 1 hour and 20 minutes.


IRMA 2019 exam pattern will be as follows-


Test Duration 80 minutes
Total Number of Sections 1
Total Number of Questions 40
Number of options 5
Marks per question 1
Negative marking for the wrong question 1/4th of the allotted marks
Mode Computer Based


Type of Questions Number of Questions
Paragraph Based 28
Paragraph Based Fill in the Blanks 3
Standalone 9
Total 40



IRMA 2019 Syllabus -


Some of the topics for IRMA aspirant that must be prepared thoroughly- 


Indian Economy Social and Economic Development Human Rights
Environmental Issues Employment and Literacy Corporate Social Responsibility
Human Development Gender and Social Groups like Caste and Religion Health Issues
Rural and Urban Population Agriculture Administration and rural infrastructure
Rural education Migration to cities Education
Sex Ratio Rural Development Women Empowerment



IRMA 2019 Admit Card-


IRMA 2019 Admit Card will be available in the last week of January or first week of February, three days before the exam. Candidates must carry admit card to the exam center along with a passport size photograph and ID proof.

Here are the steps to download IRMA Admit Card:-

  • Visit the official website,
  • Click on the link for ‘IRMA 2019 Admit Card’
  • using registration number Login to your application account
  • Download and take a print out of IRMA 2019 Admit Card


IRMA 2019 Result


IRMA will announce the final result for Indian applicants in the second week of March 2019. For NRI candidates, IRMA result will be declared in the first week of May 2019. Visit the official website of IRMA  to check out the results.


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