Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management)

Selection Process

Selection Process of Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) 2021 - 23

"The last date for applying to PGDM (RM) 2021 - 23 is December 31, 2020"

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) announces admissions to its flagship two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) 2021 - 23. The programme is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and IRMA is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

IRMA will be shortlisting and calling applicants for IRMA Social Awareness Test 2021 (IRMASAT 2021), Group Activity (GA), and Personal Interview (PI) in two ways:

1.         Merit-based Calls:

The Admissions Committee will decide category wise cut-offs (CAT2020 and XAT2021 percentile scores) for shortlisting applicants for IRMASAT 2021and 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 a graduate in 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 the 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.


a)      IRMA reserves the right to consider an application under Profile-based Selection.

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

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


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