Fellow Programme in Management (Rural Management)


Eligibility Requirements for FPM (RM) 2023:

To be eligible for admission to the FPM (RM) 2023 programme an applicant must satisfy the following two conditions:


Anybody with a postgraduate or postgraduate equivalent degree/diploma from a recognized university or institution in any discipline with minimum first class marks or equivalent grade can apply. (Relaxation of 5% for SC / ST / OBC-NC / PwD).

Those expecting to complete the final exams of these degrees by July 03, 2023 may also apply.

The percentage of aggregate marks is to be calculated as per the practice followed by the concerned university or institution. In case the university/institution does not have a scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence will be established by IRMA by dividing the obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

Qualifying Exams: 

Having valid scores/results of the last five years in any of the following standard qualifying exams or tests.

1)  CAT




5)  ICAR-SRF  


7)  GATE

8)  XAT   and

9) CMAT 2022 

The cut-off period for validity of the qualifying exam or test score is five years preceding the last date specified for the submission of application form to FPM (RM). Valid scores obtained from January 01, 2018 onwards in all the specified qualifying exams are eligible.  

Research Proposal: 

All eligible applicants must submit along with their application a preliminary research proposal of about 5000 words.  The proposal should cover topic/problem of the proposed research, its relevance, objectives and methodology of the study, and expected results or findings. 


Candidates should note that mere fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting of the next stage of the admissions process.   


The entire admissions process at the Institute shall be subject to the Jurisdiction of the Courts of Anand.


Admissions Office

Mr. Janak R. Brahmbhatt
Manager (Academics)
Phone No.: 02692-221657

Mr. Chandrakant Parmar
Phone No. 02692-221659
E-mail: admis@irma.ac.in 

WhatsApp No.: 90237 30310