IRMA Selection Process 2018

Rajat updated on : 22 Sep 2017
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IRMA Selection Process 2018 is a three step process. Candidates who are willing to apply for IRMA 2018 can check the entire selection process of IRMA 2018 here on this page.

IRMA Selection Process 2018

IRMA Selection Process 2018 - Institute of Rural Management, Anand will organize an online entrance examination for admission to its Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management and Fellowship Program in Rural Management courses. IRMA will shortlist the candidates based on their CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 scores. The shortlisted candidates will then be allowed to appear in IRMA 2018 exam. The exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of February 2018. On the basis of candidates’ performance, the institute will select the candidates who will satisfy IRMA cutoff. After this, the shortlisted candidates will have to pass through next rounds of IRMA selection process 2018 which include group activities and personal interview. The institute is likely to declare the list of all shortlisted candidates by the fourth week of February 2018. As per the tentative schedule of IRMA selection process 2018, the institute is likely to release the final merit list of IRMA in the fourth week of March 2018. In this article, we will discuss about IRMA selection process 2018.

IRMA Selection Process 2018 – Important Dates

The table given below contains important dates of IRMA selection procedure 2018:

Sr. No.

IRMA Selection Process 2018 Events

IRMA Selection Process 2018 Dates

1.        

IRMA Exam Date 2018

2nd week of February 2018

2.        

IRMA Result Date 2018

4th week of February 2018

3.        

Group Activity and Personal Interview Rounds

1st week of March – 3rd week of March 2018

4.        

IRMA Final Result 2018

4th week of March 2018

The institute will shortlist a candidate if the candidate clears and qualifies IRMA 2018 cutoff. The shortlisted candidates will then be invited for next rounds of selection process of IRMA 2018. The next rounds of selection process include a group activity and personal interview rounds. The institute will prepare the final merit list of IRMA which will be based on overall performance of the candidates including performance in CAT / XAT along with IRMA exam. In case a candidate has appeared for both the exams i.e. XAT 2018 and CAT 2017, then the institute will consider the higher score among two tests.

IRMA Selection Process 2018

For every candidate, it is very important to understand the selection procedure of IRMA 2018. Have a look at the main highlights of IRMA selection process 2018 which have been mentioned below:

  • The candidate who is going to appear in IRMA 2018 examination, needs to submit their valid scores of either CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 exam.
  • The institute will consider the higher score of these examinations.
  • After this, the candidate will have to appear in IRMA 2018 examination.
  • The candidates, who will be shortlisted after IRMA exam, will have to participate in Group Activity and Personal Interview rounds of IRMA selection process 2018.

How does IRMA shortlist candidates for GA and PI?

Institute of Rural Management Anand will shortlist the candidates for further rounds of IRMA selection process 2018 as per the following Weightage:

Parameters

Weightage in %

CAT 2017 / XAT 2018

80%

IRMA 2018 Marks

20%

The institute will shortlist the candidates on the basis of overall performance of the candidate in CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 along with IRMA 2018 exam score. A separate cut off list of CAT or XAT scores along with IRMA score can be prepared. A tentative cutoff list given below for shortlisting the candidates:

Sr. No.

Category

CAT 2017 Percentile

XAT 2018 Percentile

IRMA Score

1.        

SC

45

45

8.0

2.        

ST

45

45

8.0

3.        

DAP

45

45

8.0

4.        

NC – OBC

60

60

10.5

5.        

General

80

80

15.5

The exam conducting body will prepare a final list which will be based on the factors mentioned in the table below:

Parameters

Weightage

CAT 2017 / XAT 2018

40 Marks

IRMA 2018 Exam

10 Marks

Group Activities

25 Marks

Personal Interview

25 Marks

Total

100 Marks

There will be total 250 seats in PGDRM program and 15 % seat reservation will be given to the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Foreign Nationals / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Oversea Citizen of India (OCI).

The institute will announce IRMA cutoff list once it releases the result of entrance examination. The candidates, who won’t be able to qualify the cutoff, will not be considered for admission process. You can have a look at the previous year’s IRMA cutoff list given below:

Category

Cut off our of 100 Marks

SC

35.0049

ST

24.39

DAP

29.98

NC – OBC

45.56

General

51.91

Selection process of IRMA for NRI/NRI sponsored applicants/ Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (POI) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI):

Applicants from NRI / NRI sponsored applicants / Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (POI) / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can apply through GMAT / FRE scores. The candidates must have taken the exam on or after January 2013). These candidates can also apply through their CAT 2017 or XAT 2018 scores. The institute will shortlist these candidates on the basis of score of above mentioned exams and online personal interview.

The candidates who are seeking admission to Fellowship Program in Rural Management, they need to have PGDRM / DRM degree from Institute of Rural Management Anand, with at least 1 year of post diploma and work experience. For FPRM candidates will have to appear in personal interview round and presentation of essay round. The overall score will be then prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance in all the stages of admission process of IRMA.

  • The candidates are required to have a post graduate degree in any academic discipline and must have scored at least 55% marks in post graduation and at least 50 % marks in the graduation degree.
  • The candidates who have a professional degree of five years and who have scored minimum 60% marks along with work experience of one year.
  • The candidates who have a professional degree of four years and have scored minimum 60% marks along with work experience of three years.
  • The candidates who are willing to apply for Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management needs to have follow criteria to be considered eligible by the institute:
  • The candidate should have scored minimum 50% marks in graduation. (The marks in case of SC and ST candidates are 45%).
  • The candidates who are studying in the final year of their graduation degree can also apply.

The institute offers two post graduate programs. One is Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management and the other is Fellowship Program in Rural Management. Candidate should know that there is no role of IIMs and XLRI in the selection process of IRMA for admission to PGDRM or FPRM. Every candidate who is willing to apply for IRMA exam 2018 is required to appear for CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 along with IRMA examination. 

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