Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management-Executive)


Those who meet the following norms are eligible to apply for admission to the programme:

(i) Minimum Educational Qualification: Graduate in any discipline with 50 percent or above (45 percent or above for SC/ST/DAP)  aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA at the graduation level.

(ii) Admission will be on the basis of the candidate having a valid score of either CAT/XAT/GMAT as under:

                    Table-1: Validity of scores of entrance tests

Sl. No. Name of Entrance Test Validity of the scores of tests conducted in following years
 1  CAT  2019, 2020 and 2021
 2  XAT   2020, 2021 and 2022
 3  GMAT  From 1-Jan-2020 till 23-Jan-2022

(iii) Assessment of the curriculum vitae and personal interview at IRMA. The weightage given to different components appears in Table-2 as under:

                  Table-2: Weightage of selection components

Sl. No.  Component  Weightage
 1  Score of the Entrance Test as per Table-1 above  35%
 2  Academic Performance (AP)  10%
 3  Exotic Careers  5%
 4  Personal Interview   40%
 5  Extra-curricular Activities and Sports  5%
 6  Gender diversity  5%
   Total  100%

(iv) Minimum Work Experience: At least five years post-qualification full-time work experience in Managerial/Supervisory position. The person should have completed five years of full-time work in the prescribed capacity.

IRMA encourages participants from diverse educational streams to apply. There is no management quota for admission to the programme.