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Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management)

FAQ- Admissions Process Related

1. How IRMA will admit students for PGDM (RM) 2021-23?

IRMA will shortlist candidates on the basis of CAT2020 and XAT2021 scores.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for selection process at IRMA where they will have to take the IRMA Social Awareness Test 2021 (IRMASAT 2021), Group Activity and Personal Interview.

IIMs and XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme of IRMA.

Application Fees Structure

Category Application  Fee
General, General (EWS) & OBC Rs.2,500/-
SC/ST/dap* Rs.1,250/-

*dap- differently abled person

Applicant can apply online and pay through payment gateway.

Short listed candidates will be called at IRMA where they will have to take the IRMA Social Awareness Test 2021 (IRMASAT 2021), Group Activity and Personal Interview.

The total number of seats available for PGDM (RM) 2021-23 is 240.

Fifteen percent of the approved intake is allocated for admitting students from Foreign Nationals/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries. One third (1/ 3) of these 15% seats are reserved for the Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries. 

Five percent (5%) of seats within “Approved Intake” are allowed for admission under NRI category.

 

Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Sons & Daughters of Non Resident Indian(s) can seek admission on the basis of their GMAT Scores (taken on or after January 2016) / CAT 2020 / XAT 2021 scores for PGDM (RM) 2021 - 23.

IRMA does not offer any correspondence course.

There is no age limit for admission to PGDM (RM) of IRMA.

There is no management quota for admission to PGDM (RM) at IRMA.

Last Date for applying to PGDM (RM) 2021 - 23 (Indian Nationals) is December 31, 2020.

Last date for applying for Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and sons & daughters of Non Resident Indian(s) is March 31, 2021.

Admissions of FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored students is subject to AICTE approval.

Applicants who are in the final year of their graduation can apply if they expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before June 30, 2021.

Out of both scores (CAT/XAT) the higher score will be considered for selection process.

IRMA provides a Sample Test Paper only. The Sample Test Paper gives some examples about the nature of questions in different sections of the written Test. You have to prepare accordingly. There is no further guidance available in this regard.

Yes. You can apply under both the categories Foreign Nationals/NRI and Indian Nationals.

For PGDM (RM) 2021-23 admissions, IRMA will be giving two types of calls to the prospective candidates:

1.         Merit-based Calls:

Category wise cut offs (CAT2020 and XAT2021 percentile scores) will be decided by the Admissions Committee for shortlisting applicants for IRMASAT 2021 and GA and PI process.

2.         Profile-cum-merit based Calls:

The applicant will be considered under the profile-based calls ONLY if the applicant is graduated from one of the following three disciplines:

 

1.      Veterinary,

2.      Agriculture (B.Sc., B. Tech, Engineering etc.) and

3.      Dairy Technology

 

Shortlisted candidates will be called for selection process at IRMA where they will have to take the IRMA Social Awareness Test 2021 (IRMASAT 2021), Group Activity and Personal Interview.

IRMASAT 2021, GA and PI process will be conducted at IRMA.

Disclaimers:

a)      IRMA reserves the rights for considering application under Profile-based Selection.

b)      Candidates should note that the mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for short listing for next stage of Admissions process.

c)      IIMs and XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of academic programmes at IRMA.