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A brief on IRMASAT 2020:

LogoThe 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)
General 51.9122
NC – OBC 45.5614
SC 35.0049
ST 24.3972
DAP 29.9890

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

Parameters Weightage Score
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
Total 100

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

S.No. States S.No. States
1. Andhra Pradesh 10. Madhya Pradesh
2. Assam 11. Maharashtra
3. Bihar 12. Odisha
4. Chhattisgarh 13. Punjab
5. Delhi 14. Uttar Pradesh
6. Gujarat 15. Uttarakhand
7. Jharkhand 16. Rajasthan
8. Kerala 17. Tamil Nadu
9. Karnataka 18. West Bengal
19. Telangana

IRMASAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

 The candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for IRMASAT .

  • 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
Category Reservation
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
One Programme Rs.1400 Rs.700
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

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