Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) - Admissions, Eligibility

Founded by the father of white revolution Dr Verghese Kurien in the year 1979, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), is a premier rural management institute which prepares talented young managers to assume challenge-filled responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organisations. Currently, following programmes are offered in IRMA.

  • PRM: Post Graduate Programme in Rural Management
  • FRM: Fellow Programme in Rural Management
  • CRM: Certificate in Rural Management

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Getting into Institute of Rural Management, Anand(IRMA)

IRMA Results Accepted


  • For National Candidates: CAT/XAT
  • For international Candidates: GMAT/GRE (scores after 2012)


  • CAT


  • Written Test

IRMA, Anand Eligibility

Eligibility for PRM

A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 per cent (45 per cent for SC/ST/DAP (Differently Abled Person)) aggregate marks at the graduation level can apply for admission. 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 any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IRMA by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

Eligibility for FPRM

To be eligible for admission to the FPRM 2016 Programme an applicant must satisfy one of the following conditions:

  • PGDRM from IRMA; or
  • PGDRDM from IRMA with one year post-diploma work experience; or
  • Post Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or Institution with 55% marks at PG and 50% marks at graduation (college) level; or
  • Five-year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks and at least one year work experience; or
  • Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least three years work experience;
  • Applicants having valid score of UGC JRF in relevant disciplines (management, economics, social work, sociology, psychology, commerce, etc.).

The eligibility requirement for applicants from SC/ST/OBC/dap (differently abled person) is 5% less than those specified above.


IRMA, Anand Admission Procedure

  • For PRM
    • The candidates are selected for the second round on the basis of their performance in CAT or XAT. The second round consists of Group discussion and Personal interview.
  • For FPRM
    • IRMA uses CAT / XAT scores for admission to FPRM. All applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for "Issues of Social Concern" test. Finally, candidates are selected by admission test, personal interview and presentation of an essay.


The fees for PRM programme at IRMA is 8 lacs.

Inside IRMA, Anand

IRMA Diversity

The data below portrays diversity at IRMA.

Gender Diversity

Graduation Background

Work Experience

  • Total participants = 118
  • Number of Females= 57
  • Number of Males= 61

Graduation Background - Batch 2012-2014

Work Experience - Batch 2012-2014


Placements at IRMA

Final Placements at IRMA, Anand

In the year 2016, IRMA witnessed 100% placements of the batch of almost 200 students. Interestingly, there is a good hike in both average placements as well as final placements.

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Number of students who accepted pre-placement job offers


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Average and Highest package over last four years

Summer Placements at IRMA, Anand

Summer placement Highlights


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Average Stipend


Highest Stipend

Rs. 86,000

Domain-wise Summer Placements Batch 2014-16


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