What's new at IRMA Anand? Applications are open for Management Development Programmes (MDP). Interested candidates can apply by visiting the official college website. Additionally, the final result for admission to PGDM (Rural Management) 2023-25 is out on the official college website.

IRMA Anand Admission Dates 2023

The mode of IRMA Anand admission 2023 is online. The admission to various courses is based on the entrance exam followed by GD, PI, and WAT rounds. Below are the important institute of rural management anand course admission dates:

DatesUpcoming Events

Aug '23 - Sep '23

CAT 2023 registration


Oct '23

CAT 2023 admit card download


Nov '23

CAT 2023 mock test release


Nov '23

CAT 2023 exam


Aug '23 - Dec '23

XAT 2024 Exam registration


Dec '23

XAT 2024 admit card download


Dec '23

CAT 2023 result announcement


7 Jan '24

XAT 2024 Exam

Jan '24

XAT 2024 result


Feb '24

XAT 2023 Cut Offs Release


Q: Can I know what is the procedure of admission at IRMA?

Admission process of IRMA is purely merit based. So check the eligibility first before applying as one should know the profile requirements of the preferred college. For nay admission help, eligibility you can contact some education expert who are able to guide you in your admission process. The


Q: Which are the best books to refer for IRMA exam preparation?

Reference Books for IRMA PRM Test The reference books for Institute of Rural Management Anand Postgraduate Programme in Rural Management Entrance Exam are: Verbal Ability and reading comprehension for CAT and other MBA entrance examination by T I am E. Quantitative Aptitude for MBA entrance exami


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Q: How can I do MBA from IRMA?

For IRMA MBA admissions, candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria and clear the entrance exam. The total seat intake is 240. Further, the eligibility criteria for MBA admissions is that candidate should have passed graduation in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate (45% aggregate


IRMA Anand Cut Offs

Every year IRMA Anand admissions are conducted for the students on the basis of cut off declared by IRMA Anand. At Shiksha.com you can find IRMA Anand 2023 cut offs, for all 3 courses offered by the college. Cut off data available on Shiksha will help you to apply for MBA/PGDM,Executive MBA/PGDM,FPM courses in IRMA Anand

IRMA Anand MBA/PGDM CAT Cut Off 2021: Year-Wise percentile
Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management: CAT percentile Cutoff (General-All India)
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IRMA Anand Courses and Fee 2023

At the PG level, the college provides a two-year PGDM (RM) and 15-month PGDM (RM-X). At the doctoral level, the college provides a minimum of three years and a maximum of four-year FPM (RM) courses to the students. The college also provides MDP programmes to the students in four ways, the sponsored programme of MDP is for 10 months. Below mentioned are some of the courses offered by IRMA Anand and their respective eligibility and fee:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)
INR 12.6 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
Executive MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)
INR 9.95 L
(for 15 months)
Graduation : 50 %
Exams : XATCAT

Q: What is the syllabus & exam pattern of IRMA?

(a) Stage I: CAT or XAT score (b) Stage II: IRMASAT (c) Stage III: Group Activity & Personal Interview (d) Stage IV: Selection based on CAT/XAT: 40%, IRMASAT: 10%, GA:25% and PI:25%. CAT and XAT does not have a predefined syllabus. CAT tests candidates general aptitude including verbal ability (


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Q: What is the fees for PGDM course at IRMA?

The IRMA PGDM fees is around INR 12.6 Lacs. The duration of the course is for two years. Moreover, the entrance exams accepted include XAT CAT and IRMASAT. The eligibility for MBA course is that candidate should have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate.

Q: What is the selection criteria for PGDRM programme at IRMA Anand?

The final selection of students to IRMA Anand's PGDRM course is based on the entrance exam scores and candidates' performance in GA and PI rounds. The entrance exams accepted include XAT CAT IRMASAT. The eligibility criteria for admissions is that candidate should have passed graduation with a mi


IRMA Anand Rankings

IRMA College is accredited by NBA and with A grade by NAAC and is recognised by AICTE and AIU. The college is ranked by various ranking bodies and has seven centres of excellence/ units. A few of the important IRMA Anand rankings are mentioned below:

Ranking Body Rank
NIRF 2022 for PGDM 58
India’s Best B-Schools Survey (Private) West Zone -The Week Magazine (2021) 6
Times Best B-School Survey (2021) 12
The Week 2012 for PGDM 12
India’s Best B-Schools Survey -The Week Magazine (2021) 21
Annual MBA Universe Rankings (2021) 25

IRMA Anand Ranking for Executive MBA/PGDM

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Vanditaa Davey | Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
IRMA- shaping lives of young igniting minds.

Placements: All the student get placed. 100% placement. The highest package was 52 lakhs per annum and average was 11 lakh per annum . Companies like GCMMF (AMUL), future group, state governments, mahindra agri, ITC, UNICEF etc recruit the students from the college. 100% of students got internships Roles related to the development sector, policy sector as well as corporate sector are offered.

Infrastructure: All the required facilities are available with Wi-Fi. Facilities are of high quality. Single room per student. 60 a...

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Richa mishra | Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Review of IRMA - Institute of Rural Management Anand.

Placements: Till date, I can tell you about the senior summer internships. They were placed in summer internships. Roles offered varied from development projects manager to consultant of the company. The stipend offered ranges from Rs. 30,000-75,000 per month. Top recruiters were Amul, Mother Dairy and Federal Bank.

Infrastructure: It is one of the finest courses, and it is very well-blended with the management course, rural areas and their social and behaviour. Hostel and the whole infrastructure are good. The mess departm...

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Saurabh Kumar Singh | Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Our college provides great infrastructure and facilities with quality knowledge.

Placements: Most of the students in our course got placed from college. The highest salary package offered is 12 LPA, and the average salary package offered was 8 LPA. The lowest salary package offered is 3 LPA. HDFC, Ergo, Fullerton India, and IBM are the top recruiting companies of our college. Almost 65% of the students got internships from HDFC, Ergo and IBM companies. Management consulting and communication skills are provided to students.

Infrastructure: IRMA is India's leading B school teaching rural management in th...

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Sohail habeeb | Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
College provide deep knowledge of accounting and finance.

Placements: College offers placements of around 80 percent. With the highest package of 9 lac and the average is 4.50 lac and the lowest is of 2 lac. The recruiting companies are ITC, TATA STEEL, HUL, GODREJ, HDFC BANK, ICICI BANK etc. Internship is provided by management after 1st year.

Infrastructure: Library of the college is the best part as it has many new fictions and Book available for reading best place to spend as it is air conditioned. Wi-Fi facility is available. Hostel is big enough and having so many rooms. Med...

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Akshay Kumar Dasa ... | Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 31 May 2020
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Our college provides great opportunities to launch your career.

Placements: IRMA has a 100% placement track record irrespective of how the economy is performing. Even in our time, there was a slowdown, and still, the college managed to get 100% of students placed in top companies like Axis Bank, BAIF, ITC, Tolaram, etc. The highest salary package offered was 52 LPA, and the lowest salary package offered was 7 LPA. The average salary package offered was 11 LPA. All the students got internships in good companies. Top roles offered were relationship manager, deputy manager...

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IRMA Anand Scholarships 2023

IRMA Anand offers financial help to the students in the form of scholarship schemes that are released every year. The institute offers various scholarships for SC, ST, and PwD category students under the PGDRM programme. Details regarding IRMA scholarships are mentioned below:

Scholarship Name Award/ Amount

IRMA Merit-based Scholarship (20)

Worth INR 1.17 crore

Mirae Asset Foundation Scholarship (2)


IDFC FIRST Bank Flagship MBA Scholarship


SC Scholarships (4)

A waiver on tuition fees, non-refundable charges, lodging and boarding expenses, cost of books, stationery, and a personal computer

ST Scholarships (5)

Covers tuition fees, boarding and lodging expenses, book grant, and a one-time grant for the purchase of a personal computer

Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW)

As per the AICTE rules

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IRMA Anand Highlights 2023

Institute of Rural Management Anand is also known as IRMA, is a private institute accredited by NBA and with an A grade by the NAAC. IRMA is approved by AICTE and AIU. The institute was founded in 1979 in Anand, Gujarat and has been ranked 58 in 'Mannagement' category by NIRF 2022. The college has been given ‘A’ grade by TIME Best B-School 2021. The college offers PGDM (RM) and PGDM (RM-X) at PG level and FPM (RM) at the doctoral level, and MDPs courses to the students. The major highlights of IRMA Anand are tabulated below:



Establishment year | Ownership type

1979 | Private College

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Top accreditations

A grade by NAAC, NBA

Recognised by


Rankings (2022)

- 58 in 'Mannagement' category by NIRF 2022

Flagship courses


Number of courses



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Q: Is IRMA a good college?

IRMA has been ranked 58 in Management category by NIRF ranking 2022. Also, the college has been ranked six by India Best B-Schools Survey (Private) West Zone -The Week Magazine 2021. Moreover, the highest package offered was INR 26.5 LPA. The institute also offers various scholarships worth INR 1


Q: Is IRMA a government college?

IRMA is a private college, established in 1979. IRMA Anand is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The institute is also accredited by The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and with an A grade by the National Assessmen


IRMA Anand Infrastructure

IRMA Anand is spread around 60-acre of land, IRMA has a residential campus having 24-hour internet connectivity, and modern teaching aids. The college consists of a general store and an AMUL Parlour. The college consists of a doctor and a resident nurse. IRMA’s students are required to stay in hostels that are spread across 14 blocks comprising single furnished rooms. Each floor has furnished reading and guest rooms. The library has a collection of 44,727 books, 2,897 MTS reports,120 CD-ROMS, 919 microfiche, and microfilms, 3,680 Fieldwork reports, and 1,073 OTS reports. The library has 123 periodicals,13,000+ eBooks, 15,800+ e-Journals, and has various other facilities.

  • Library
    Sports Complex
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Wi-Fi Campus
    Shuttle Service
    A/C Classrooms

Q: What all facilities are available at IRMA Anand campus?

The IRMA Anand provides modern amenities with state-of-the-art infrastructure to its students. The college is spread over an area of 30 acre. The campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities like lecture halls, seminar rooms, a library, an auditorium, an executive training and development


IRMA Anand Faculty

The faculty at IRMA has done research work in collaboration with national and international institutions in the areas of technology in agriculture, food security, financial inclusion, poverty, natural resources, corporate social responsibility, climate change, local governance, leadership, etc. The faculty are PhD and diploma holders.

IRMA Anand Top Alumni

At IRMA Anand there is an alumni base of 3,500 change-makers. The alumni of IRMA Anand are placed across different sectors such as Business Development, Engineering, Marketing, Media and Communication, Human Resources, and others. Some of the notable alumni of IRMA Anand include:

Alumni Name Alumni Photograph
Praveen Morchhale: Praveen Morchhale is the winner of India's 65th National Film Awards 2017 and is a filmmaker.
Daman Singh: Daman Singh is an Indian writer and daughter of the Former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh.
Dr. Sankar Datta: Dr. Sankar Datta is an Indian professional and academic development worker.
Syed Safawi: Syed Safawi was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of VLCC.
Amir Ullah Khan: Amir Ullah Khan is a professional Economist.
Sandeep Dikshit: Sandeep Dikshit is a development manager, Indian politician, and educator.
Raju Narisetti: Raju Narisetti is a former editor at major newspapers, career journalist, and since June 2018 a professor of Professional Practice at the Columbia Journalism School.
Vishal Narain: Vishal Narain is an Indian and inter-disciplinary water researcher.

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Q. How do I apply for IRMA?

A. For IRMA Anand admissions, candidates need to visit the official website and apply online. Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) admission 2023 is based on the entrance exam. Moreover, the admission process is divided into steps and these include the application process, selection round, cutoff, merit list or counselling. Below table shows the application fees for various courses:

Course Name Application Fee
PGDM INR 2,000 (GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC) INR 1,000 (SC/ ST/ PwD)
FPM INR 1,400 (GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC) INR 700 (SC/ ST/ PwD)

Q. Are there any scholarships offered by IRMA Anand?

A. IRMA Anand offers several scholarships for SC, ST, and PwD category students under PGDRM programme. The types of scholarships include IRMA Merit-based Scholarship, Mirae Asset Foundation Scholarship, IDFC FIRST Bank MBA Scholarship, SC Scholarships, ST Scholarships, PM - YASASVI - OBC & others. Moreover, in IRMA Merit-based Scholarship, there are 20 merit-based scholarships worth INR 1.17 crore for the students of its flagship Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management) – or PGDM (RM). In this scholarship, out of the 20 scholarships, 10 would be given to the female students. Over 50% of the tuition fee is provided in this scholarship.

Q. How many centres does IRMA Anand have for research activities?

A. IRMA Anand comprises of seven different centres to conduct research-related activities. Some of the centres include Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Enterprises (CSEE), Centre for Sustainable Livelihood (CSL), Centre for Public Policy & Governance (CPPG), Centre for Rural-Urban Dynamics (CRUD), etc.

Q: What all courses are offered by IRMA Anand?

IRMA Anand offers three basic courses, namely PGDM (RM), FPM (RM) and PGDM (RM-X). Apart from these courses, it also offers Management Development and Training programmes. At the PG level, the duration of the course is for two years. Moreover, at the doctoral level, the duration of the course is


Q: How strong is the IRMA alumni network?

IRMA has a strong alumni network that is well connected and organised. The Institute of Rural Management Alumni Association is a registered body of over 4000 alumni and it is the only institute that elects President of the association. The Association office is located in the IRMA Campus. It is a


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