For the year 2021 admissions are going to be open at IRMA, and the last date to apply for the IRMA exam is 31st December 2020. It is a highly ranked exam which conducts in India. IRMA offers two years post-graduation diploma in management apart from other management programs. The IRMA has grown to become the premier institution of professional learning programs which is offering management programs with the focus on understanding the real management problems.
What is IRMA Exam?
IRMA stands for Institute of Rural Management Anand. IRMA will shortlist the candidates based on the CAT and XAT scores to take admission in IRMA 2021. The application process began in the month of October through the online mode. The admission process includes Application submission, Group Activity, Personal Interview, and most important the IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMA SAT). The two year residential program leading to the post graduate Diploma in Rural Management at IRMA has been recognized as the equivalent exam to the Master’s degree which is conducted by the Association of Indian University and approved by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).
The applicants of this programs are highly valued in national and international cooperatives, development organizations, NGOs, and funding agencies.
Eligibility Criteria For IRMA SAT (PGDRM)
Eligibility Criteria for Indian Candidates
Aspirants who wish to apply for the PGDRM course then must have a graduate degree from a recognized university.
The minimum percentage required for the program is 50% for general candidates and for SC/ST/DAP candidates the minimum percentage is required 45%.
Students who are appearing for the final year of graduation then they are also eligible to apply for this. But, these candidates need to submit proof of the qualifying final year mark sheet by September 2021.
Aspirants who have scored at least 85 percentile or above percentile in their CAT 2020 or XAT 2021 exam. These candidates will be eligible for the exam and get shortlisted on the basis of Merit Based calls.
Aspirants who have secured 80 percentile or above percentile in their CAT exam 2020 or XAT exam 2021 should have to fulfill the criteria on the basis of Profile-Based call.
Eligibility Criteria For Foreign Students
Aspirants must have a graduate degree with at least 50% marks from a recognized board or university.
Candidates must have appeared in GRE or GMAT exam from the year 2014 onwards they also have a score that meets at least the minimum cut-off criteria which is set by IRMA.
The Foreign students don’t have to appear in the IRMA SAT exam, but they will be required to do practice in their personal interview and group activity round.
Aspirants must hold a regular bachelor’s degree from a recognized board or university.
Candidate must have work experience with the sponsoring organization for at least two years as a regular employee.
The organization in which the candidate is working should be willing to grant uninterrupted leave to the applicant for the period of study at the IRMA exam.
There is no age limitation to appear for the IRMA SAT exam.
Aspirants from Foreign nations can directly apply for the exam on the basis of their XAT/ CAT/ GMAT score.
Application Form IRMA Exam 2021
Aspirants can apply for the IRMA SAT 2021 exam through the online or offline mode.
The registration form is open for the applicants on 21 October 2020.
The last of the registration form for Indian National is 31 December 2020.
Application Form IRMA SAT 2021
Candidates who wish to apply for the IRMA SAT 2021 application form then they need to follow some steps.
Visit the official website of IRMA SAT i.e. Irma.ac.in
Candidate need to register them with the help of email id and password
After registering candidate need to fill in all the academic and personal details
Aspirants need to upload their scanned copies of signature and photograph in the specified format
After completing all the required formalities related to the application form, candidates need to pay their application fee. Candidate can submit their application fee via Debit/ Credit cards.
Offline IRMA SAT Registration 2021
Candidates can purchase their application form for the IRMA SAT exam via offline mode
After purchasing the application form candidate need to fill in all the required information like name, address, contact number, email address, etc.
Application Fee of IRMA Exam 2021
Aspirants can submit their application fee either offline or online mode.
For offline application fee mode, aspirants must have a bank challan of SBI.
For online application fee mode, aspirants can use credit card/ debit card or through net banking.
The application fee for general candidates is rupees 1400.
For SC/ ST/ DAP candidates the application fee is rupees 700.
For foreign candidates, the application fee is rupees 2000.
Admit Card For IRMA SAT 2021
The admit cards for IRMA SAT 2021 available in the last week of January, just a few days before the exam.
IRMA SAT did not issue the hard copy of the IRMA SAT admit card.
Aspirants must have to carry their admit card to the exam center along with their ID proof and passport size photograph.
Some steps to follow the IRMA SAT exam admit card
To download the admit card, the candidate needs to visit the official website i.e. IRMASAT.ac.in
On the website screen candidate need to click on the link “IRMA SAT 2021 Admit Card”
To see the admit card, the candidate needs to login into the application account with the help of using the registration number.
After completing the process candidate can download their IRMA SAT 2021 admit card.
Exam Pattern of IRMA SAT 2021
IRMA 2021 exam will be conducted in the first week of February
To check the changes in exam patterns, a candidate needs to visit the official website.
The IRMA exam will be conducted in the first week of February.
The time duration of the exam is 120 minutes.
The question paper of IRMA consists 200 objective type of questions and each question has1 marks, means the total marks for the question paper is 200. The question paper is divided into four sections. All four sections are listed below:
English Comprehension- there are 40 questions from English Comprehension.
Issues of Social Concern- There are 60 questions available from the issues of social concern
Analytical Reasoning- There are 50 questions are from the analytical reasoning
Quantitative Ability- There are 50 questions available from the quantitative ability
In the IRMA Exam, there is also a negative marking which means 0.25 or 1/4 marks will be deducted for the every wrong answer.
For Aspirants applying through the XAT/ CAT/ GMAT Score
Candidates who are given CAT/ XAT/ GMAT exam and want to appear IRMA SAT exam then IRMA SAT exam will be conducted separately.
The time duration for the IRMA SAT exam will be 80 minutes.
There is 40 objective type question paper in the exam and each question has 1 marks.
For every wrong answer, there will be 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Syllabus of IRMA SaT 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus of the IRMA SAT question paper is based on the 12th and graduation level. There are four sections of the IRMA SAT syllabus. Each section has different topics, the topics of every section are listed below:
The topics covered in this section are Grammatical Error, Synonyms, Idioms, Vocabulary, Jumbled Sentences, Error Correction, etc.
The topics that will be covered in analytical reasoning are Puzzles, Multi-Dimensional, Critical Reasoning, Family Tree, Arrangements, Series, Syllogism, Statements and conclusion, Arguments, etc.
The topics that will be covered include Mixture and Allegations, Work time analysis, Algebra, Time and Speed, Probability, Profit and loss, Interest, Trigonometry, Statistics, Partnership, etc.
Human Development Index, Economy of India & problem pertaining to national income and per capita income, Public health issues related to the health care and health education, Livestock production, farming, agriculture and management, Five-year plan, Natural calamities & disaster management, Security analysis and National threats, methods to combat and Poverty alleviation, and many more.
The selection process of IRMA SAT 2021
After the exam, IRMA SAT will issue its merit list on its official website. The merit will issue after the declaration of the results.
The merit list of IRMA SAT will comprise the details of the candidate such as the name and roll number of the qualified candidates.
There are two rounds one is Group Discussion and the Second is the Personal Interview of the candidate.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
If a candidate applied for one program and wants to apply for more than one program then what should they do?
If any candidate writes an application to the admission coordinator with details and wants to pay their fee by demand drafts. In that case, they are advised to write the application from the number in their correspondence. Make sure all the payments to the IRMA SAT exam should be made in the form of the demand draft by IRMA SAT and it should be payable at the Anand.
How to download SBI Challan from the IRMA SAT Website?
SBI Challan is available on the official website, i.e. www.IRMASAT.ac.in by the click on the admission link. People can open their files and take the print out of the Callan.
Is the IRMA SAT exam offering a distance course?
No, IRMA SAT does not offer any type of distance course for the candidates.
Can a candidate register for the PRM (program in rural management) without staying on the college campus?
No, a candidate can not register for the PRM program without staying in the college because it is a regular two-year residential program.
How an applicant can retrieve their mail id and password in case they lost both?
It is advisable that a candidate must have to know their mail id and password to give the exam, in case they lost it then the candidate can send a mail to the official mail id of IRMA SAT and can get their mail id and password on their mail.
What are the specializations offered by the IRMA SAT in the PGDRM program?
There is no formal specialization in the PGDRM program, but students can select optional courses during the last two se0mesters of the course. The optional course is available in the 4th and 5th semesters.
Is the PGDRM course approved by the AICTE?
Yes, the PGDRM ( Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management) course is approved by the AICTE ( Council For Technical Education