The Institute of Rural Management, Anand conducts a Social Awareness Test in addition to short listing the candidates based on their CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 or GMAT/GRE scores. The IRMASAT 2019 is an independent online test conducted by IRMA which tests a candidate’s social awareness and general aptitude.
IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT 2019)
Exam Conducting Institute
Institute of Rural Management, Anand
1st Week Of Feb'19
1 Hour 20 Minutes
Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)
Online (Computer Based Test)
The Indian national candidates can apply using either the CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 score. Those who clear the minimum cutoff score, will be shortlisted based on their profiles for further rounds. The overall selection process is as follows:
|Selection Criteria||Profile-Cum-Merit Based||Non-Profile Based (Merit-Based Calls)|
|CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 Score||80% and above||85% and above|
|Graduation||Development, Agriculture, Dairy, Public policy, Sustainability, Veterinary Sciences, Food Technology.||Any other discipline|
|Work Experience||Development Sector, Dairy, Public Policy.||Any other sector|
|Excellence||Graduate from a top university or college||Graduate from a reputed university or college|
|IRMASAT 2019 Exam Sections||No. Of Questions||Marking Scheme||Total Time|
|Correct Answer||Incorrect Answer||80 Minutes or 1 Hour 20 Minutes|
|Issues of Social Concern||60||+1||-0.25|
This section tests a candidate on his/her general awareness in social, economic, political, rural, legal, and policy areas both at a national and international level.
This section tests a candidate on the following topics-
This section tests a candidate on logical and verbal reasoning.Questions can be asked based on following topics-
This section tests on mathematical and data interpretation ability.The topics are-
IRMA has developed an IRMA Query Management System (IRMA-QMS) in order to get a quick response for admission related queries.