A brief on IRMASAT 2020:
The result of IRMA Social Awareness Test has been announced. IRMASAT was conducted on February 4 (Sunday) in 28 centres across country. IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) is a national level entrance exam for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM) offering 180 seats. IRMASAT is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand in computer-based mode. IRMASAT carried 40 multiple choice objective type questions. The duration of the exam was 80 minutes (1 hour and 20 minutes). The IRMASAT cutoff has been declared on February 22, . The selection is done on the basis of the IRMASAT, Group Activity, and Personal Interview. The application form for IRMASAT was available from October 12 till January 20, . This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about IRMASAT regarding eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure, etc.
IRMASAT 2020 Schedule
|IRMASAT 2020||Important dates|
|Start of online application form||30 Sep 2019|
|Last date for Indian nationals to submit online application form||10 Jan 2020|
|Last date to submit application form for FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored||30 Mar 2020|
|Intimation for IRMASAT 2020, group activity and personal interview to Indian nationals||4th week of Jan 2020 OR 01st week of Feb 2020|
|IRMASAT 2020, Group activity and personal interview for Indian nationals||10 – 29 Feb 2020
(excepet 16 and 23 Feb 2020)
|Announcement of final results for Indian Nationals||01st or 02nd week of Mar 2020|
|Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee of Rs. 25000/-||Within 01 week after announcement of final result|
|Last date to deposit the first year fee (online)||Within 15 working days after announcement of final result|
|Personal Interview (PI) for FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored||2nd or 3rd week of Apr 2020|
|Announcement of final results for FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored||4th Week of Apr 2020|
|Classes on Bridge Courses||23-30 Jun 2020|
|Induction Programme||01 to 09 Jul 2020|
|Beginning of First Term||10 Jul 2020|
IRMASAT Result 2020
The result of IRMASAT has been declared in the form of score-cards. Candidates can visit the official website to check their IRMASAT result. The results includes sectional as well as overall scores of the test takers. Based on IRMASAT exam scores, the conducting body, IRMA will announce a shortlist of candidates after the declaration of IRMASAT result. The selected candidates will have to attend Group Activities and Personal Interview. The GA & PI process is expected to begin from September and will end on March .
IRMASAT Cutoff 2020
IRMASAT cutoff lists for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management programme (PGDRM). The cutoff mark is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate requires getting selected for further rounds of the admission process.
Candidates can check the previous year category wise IRMASAT cut off from the below-mentioned table:
|Category||Cutoff (Out of 100 Marks)|
|NC – OBC||45.5614|
IRMASAT Selection Process 2020
As per the IRMASAT selection process, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final merit list will be declared by Institute of Rural Management Anand on March 31. IRMASAT has announced the shortlisted candidates’ list by the fourth week of February . The final merit list is expected to be announced in the fourth week of March .
Parameters for Final Merit List
|CAT 2017 or XAT Score||40 Marks|
|Issues of Social Concern Score||10 Marks|
|Group Activities (GA) Score||25 Marks|
|Personal Interview (PI) Score||25 Marks|
IRMASAT Admit Card 2020
The IRMASAT admit card was available for download from January 29, . Candidates were able to download the admit card of IRMASAT by entering their credentials – Form Number and DOB. The admit card of IRMASAT carries candidates’ roll number, venue and time of the exam.
IRMASAT Exam Pattern 2020
IRMASAT was a computer-based test of 80 minutes duration carrying 40 objective type multiple choice questions. There was only one section, ‘Issues of Social Concern’. Candidates had to choose the correct answer among five options.
Marking Scheme: There was one mark allotted to every correct answer and one-fourth negative marking was applied for each incorrect answer.
IRMASAT Syllabus 2020
IRMA exam tests the awareness of a candidate on the Issues of Social Concern. The questions were based on the topics covered under the Issue of Social Concern or General Awareness.
The important topics covered under the Issues of Social Concern are mentioned below:
- Agriculture and Education
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Environmental Issues
- Employment and Literacy
- Gender and Social Groups
- Health Issues
- Human Development
- Human Rights
- Indian Economy
- Rural Development
- Rural & Urban Population
- Social & Economic Development
IRMASAT Exam Centres 2020
IRMASAT was conducted in 19 states and 28 exam centres all over India. The candidate could choose one city to appear for IRMASAT exam. The name of the test centre, address and other information was mentioned on the admit card. Here is list of IRMASAT exam centres:
IRMASAT Exam Centres
|1.||Andhra Pradesh||10.||Madhya Pradesh|
IRMASAT Eligibility Criteria 2020
- Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognised university with at least 50 percent (45 percent for SC/ ST / DAP) aggregate marks.
- Final year students of Bachelor’s degree may also apply provided they fulfil the IRMASAT eligibility criteria by the time of admission.
- Applicants must have a valid score of at least one of the entrance exams among CAT 2017and XAT.
- NRI, NRI sponsored applicants, Foreign Nationals, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) must have a valid score of GMAT/ GRE Scores (taken on or after January 2012)/ CAT 2017 or XAT scores for PRM – 20 batch.
- IRMASAT Reservation Guidelines
|SC||15 per cent|
|ST||7.5 per cent|
|NC-OBC||27 per cent|
Steps to fill IRMASAT Application Form 2020
- Candidates require to visit the official website and click on “Apply now” button.
- Aspirants need to fill in the required details in the application form.
- Candidates must upload their latest coloured passport size photo at the time of online registration for IRMASAT.
- Aspirants will have to pay a non-refundable application fee for IRMASAT.
Application Fee for IRMASAT 2020 – Candidates can pay the application fee through online and offline mode. The mode of application fee payment is through ICICI Online Payment Gateway, SBI Challan, IMS Learning Centre and Demand Draft.
Application Fee for Online Applicants
|No. of Programmes||General/OBC||SC/ST/DAP|
|Foreign Nationals||Rs. 2000|
Note: The application fee was waived off for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) applicants.
Address: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
Post Box No. 60, Anand, 388001
Contact: 02692 – 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 – 260188