IRMASAT 2023 Participating Colleges

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The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) is responsible for conducting the national-level IRMA Social Awareness Test, or the IRMASAT, annually to enrol meritorious and deserving candidates in the esteemed institute’s lucrative PGD (Post Graduate Diploma) Programme in Rural Management (PGDRM)  and Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM).  

Therefore, prospective candidates aspiring to carve lucrative and flourishing career trajectories in the field of Rural Management are encouraged to appear for the said test. Coming to the exam itself, the mode of IRMASAT 2023 will be online based. 

Name of ExaminationIRMASAT, or IRMA Social Awareness Test  
Name of InstituteInstitute of Rural Management, Anand 
Level of ExaminationNational 
Frequency of Examination Once a Year
Mode of Examination Online 
Duration of Examination 80 minutes
Purpose of Examination  Admission into IRMA
Course OfferedPGDRM/FPRM
Number of Seats240 – 5% seats for the NRI category
Exam Website

It is to be noted that individuals aspiring to pursue the PGDRM Programme can even procure their CAT or XAT scores to get enrolled into the revered institute. Prospective candidates aspiring to further their education in the mentioned courses from IRMA are mandated to go through a three-step procedure, namely the registration process, Written Ability Test (WAT) and the Personal Interview (PI) round.

Criteria for getting shortlisted

Meritorious and promising candidates will be shortlisted for IRMA admissions on the basis of Merit-based Calls and Profile-cum-merit -based calls. 

  1. Merit-Based Calls: It is up to the notable selection committee to determine the category-wise cutoff for candidates who appeared for CAT/ XAT 2023 Exams. 
  2. Profile-cum-merit based Calls: Eligible candidates satiating the mentioned criteria will be shortlisted for such calls:- 
  3. Graduation in  Agri Packaging and Processing/ Agriculture/ Agriculture Engineering/ Dairy Technology/Fishery/Food Science/Forestry/ Horticulture
  4. Work experience in the Development Sector, Social Impact, Livelihoods, Policy and Advocacy, Agriculture and Allied Sectors.

The application window for the IRMASAT 2023 was active till 31st December 2022. Registered candidates are required to appear for their personal interviews between 13th February  2023- 5th March 2023 (except Sundays). As for those residing outside India, personal interviews will be held online during the third week of March 2023. 

Also Read: IRMASAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

IRMASAT 2023 Participating Colleges

IRMA is the umbrella organisation for numerous accredited institutions. Students have access to the ideal setting for learning, study, and project implementation thanks to IRMA’s collaboration with governmental, non-governmental, and international development organisations. Have a look at the following participating institutes accredited under IRMA. 

  1. College of Commerce, Arts and Science
  2. AN College, Patna
  3. College of Arts and Crafts
  4. J.D Women’s College
  5. S.S. College, Jehanabad
  6. Vaishali Mahila College
  7. Raj Narain College Hajipur
  8. Aalim Muhammed Salegh College Of Engineering

IRMASAT Placements 2023-2023

The 2022 Placement Drive organised by IRMA was a tremendous success. During the same year, a total of 431 job opportunities were made available to a group of 251 participants, in addition to 19 pre-placement offers. The said year also witnessed an increment in the highest, median & mean salary by 39.47%, 48.51% & 34.67% respectively (compared to hitherto), with the highest salary package going up to  INR 26.50 LPA.  The IRMA Summer Internship Placements conducted from 2021 to 2023 witnessed the placement of around 250 students and 450 job internship offers. The list of recruiters encompassed a myriad of notable names, including Amul, Axis Bank, Cred Avenue, Flipkart, ICICI Bank, Vedanta CSR etc.  

Also Read- IRMASAT Exam 2023- Dates, Syllabus & Eligibility

IRMASAT 2023 Ranking

The Institute of Rural Management Anand ( IRMA ), which offers a multitude of remunerative programmes, has something for everyone. Here, students can expect to receive a world-class education and partake in a diverse array of extracurricular activities that will not only help them establish a consolidated academic foundation but will also expose them to industry-standard job opportunities.

Bagging a spot for itself among the top 21 private colleges( by IIRF Ranking 2023) in India, the said institute should be at the top of your list if you do not wish to compromise on the quality of education.  Apart from that, IRMA ranked at 58th position in Management Category as per the NIRF Rankings 2022 and was ranked 15th among the top 100 B schools in India as per the Times B school. 

Since its inception in 1979, the aforementioned academy has made a name for itself on a national and global scale.  If you are interested in pursuing a degree programme in the field of Rural Management, there is no better option than the IRMA. The integrated PGDRM programme here can help students carve lucrative career trajectories for themselves in the said field.  The said programme is designed solely to mould individuals into competent professionals who are capable enough to resolve convoluted situations pertaining to rural management. 

IRMASAT 2023 Preparation Tips

Exam success cannot be attributed exclusively to the applicants’ preparation. A candidate should always be prepared with a few tricks in their itinerary to cope with any pressing situation.  Practice and revision will only get you so far; ultimately, your ability to surpass your rivals will be ascertained by your preparation level.  How extensively you prepare for an exam is far more significant than how much you study to pass it. To help you ace your exam, we have curated and shortlisted some pointers to keep in mind.

  • Applicants can expedite and optimise their examination preparation by becoming acquainted with the exam pattern and the provided material.  
  • By adhering to the recommended routine, candidates can lay out a feasible framework to follow and prepare for their exams.
  • Candidates can improve their understanding of the exam format and syllabus structure by taking mock exams. As a result, candidates will be better prepared to ace the exam.
  • Candidates can benefit from reading relevant books in order to better prepare for the exams.
  • Making notes can be an excellent way to remember important information.
  • Candidates must ensure that they revise their topics on a regular basis. With enough study and practice, one’s accuracy and efficiency can be perfected.


What are the eligibility prerequisites for the  IRMASAT (2023) Exam? 

Candidates are required to secure a minimum aggregate score of 50% from any state/central institute to be deemed eligible to apply for the said exam. Individuals with an 85 percentile in CAT 2022 or XAT 2023 are eligible for merit-based calls, while candidates with an 80 percentile in CAT 2022 or XAT 2023 are eligible for profile-based calls. 

How much relaxation will be provided to candidates belonging to the reserved categories in the IRMASAT 2023 Exam? 

Candidates, belonging to reserved categories will be provided with a relaxation of 5% in the IRMASAT 2023 Exam. Such candidates are mandated to secure a minimum aggregate score of 45% to be deemed eligible. 

What is the marking scheme of the IRMASAT 2023 Exam?

1 Mark will be awarded for every correct answer, while 0.25 marks will get deducted for incorrect answers. 

The IRMASAT Entrance Exam (2023)  can be instrumental for individuals who wish to get admitted into the esteemed institute’s lucrative management programmes. This exam can be a stepping stone for numerous aspirants who wish to carve flourishing career paths for themselves in the management field. 

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