IRMASAT Exam 2023: Dates, Syllabus & Eligibility

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The IRMASAT or the IRMA Social Awareness Test is organised by the Institute of Rural Management Anand, Gujarat every year to fill up seats in the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) & Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM). For IMRASAT 2023, the application form will be available on the official website at

Name of the ExamIRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT)
Conducting BodyInstitute of Rural Management Anand
Exam ModeOnline
Exam Duration1 hour 20 mins (80 mins)
Courses OfferedPGDRM/FPRM
Seats Available240
LocationAnand, Gujarat

IRMASAT 2023 Important Dates

The table given below contains all the important dates related to the IRMASAT 2023.

Last Date to Apply31st December 2022
Release of Admit CardJanuary Last Week 2023
Online Written TestFebruary First Week 2023
Personal InterviewMarch First Week 2023
Declaration of ResultsMarch Fourth Week 2023

IRMASAT 2023 Application Process

Candidates interested in IRMASAT 2023, will have to apply online on the official website of the Institute of Rural Management Anand. No other mode will be accepted.

To apply for the IRMASAT 2023, candidates have to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website of the IRMA.
  • Click on ‘Registration’ and enter your name and other required details.
  • A login ID and a password will be provided to you via mail.
  • Login using that ID and password.
  • Click on ‘Apply Now’ and up the application form.
  • Enter all the required details and upload your qualification documents, passport-size photo, and signature.
  • After that pay the application fees online through Credit Card / Debit Card / net banking.
  • Candidates belonging to the General and OBC categories will have to pay INR 1500 and SC/ST will have to pay INR 750 as the application fee.
  • For candidates belonging to the SC / ST / OBC category have to pay INR 750 only.
  • After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation mail from IRMA on your email ID.

IRMA 2023 Selection Process

The selection process for the IRMA consists of three different stages:

  • Application Submission
  • Written Exam
  • Personal Interview

The candidate who qualifies in all three stages will be given admission to the Institute of Rural Management Anand.

IRMASAT 2023 Eligibility

Before applying for the IRMASAT 2023, candidates have to make sure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria for admission to the Institute of Rural Management Anand.

The eligibility criteria for the IRMASAT 2023 are 

  • For the PGDRM course, candidates have to complete their graduation from a university recognised by the government.
  • Candidates at least have scored 50% in their graduation degree.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation are also eligible for the IRMASAT 2023.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 85% in their Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) or

Common Admission Test (CAT). All these candidates will eligible for getting short-listed for merit-based Calls.

  • Candidates who want admission through Profile-based Call criteria will have to score a minimum of 80% on their Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) or Common Admission Test (CAT).

IRMASAT 2023 Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the IRMASAT 2023 written test need to have all the information about the exam syllabus and subjects. The table given below highlights all the subjects and topics which are included in the IRMASAT 2023 written exam.

Environmental IssuesClimate Change, Environmental Summits, Water Conservation, Ocean Acidification, Over Population, Natural Resources Depletion, Waste Disposal, DeforestationSoil Degradation
Indian EconomyEconomic Growth, RBI & Guidelines, Inflation & Deflation, Finance, Banking, Balance of Payments, Poverty, Unemployment, NITI Aayog, Planning in India, Right to Information Act (RTI)
Agriculture & Rural IndiaCrops & Livestock Production, Rural Development, Rural Poverty Alleviation, Latest Agricultural Schemes, Types of Soils and their Importance
Key Social IssuesWomen Empowerment, Fake News on Social Media, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, Social Media; A Boon or a Bane, Beti Bacho Beti Padhao, Uniform Civil Code, Net Neutrality, Smart City Project, Gender Bias

IRMASAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates who are preparing for the IRMASAT 2023 exam should have a clear understanding of the exam pattern to have a more efficient result. The IRMASAT exam pattern is set by the Institute of Rural Management Anand. The exam pattern for IRMASAT 2023 is given in the table below:

Total Number of Questions40
Duration1 hour 20 mins
Total Sections1
Number of Options5
Marks Per Question1
Maximum Marks40
Negative Marking0.25

IRMASAT 2023 Preparation Tips

To help candidates prepare better for the IRMASAT 2023 written exam, here are some preparation tips for the candidates.

  • Before beginning their preparation for the IRMASAT 2023, candidates can prepare a disciplined timetable and study schedule.
  • More attention should be paid to weaker subjects and daily revision should be done in order to make these weaker subjects stronger.
  • Candidates should daily go through current affairs and newspapers which will help them in improving their general knowledge and vocabulary skills.
  • Candidates should give mock tests and solve previous year’s papers to get more adapt to the examination environment.
  • Before the exam, candidates should do a thorough revision of each and every subject and topic they have studied.

IRMASAT 2023 Admit Card

Candidates who will be appearing for the IRMASAT 2023 written exam have to download their admit card from the official website of the Institute of Rural Management Anand at The admit card will be released 10 to 12 days before the exam by the officials.

The IRMASAT 2023 Admit Card is an important document as it contains information like the date of the exam, exam venue, name and other details about the candidate. To download the IRMASAT 2023 admit card, follow the steps given below.

  • Visit the official website of IRMA at
  • Login by using your ID and password.
  • Click on ‘Admit Card for IRMASAT’ and download it.
  • Check all the information carefully and take a printout of it.

Candidates have to bring their admit card while appearing for the IRMASAT written exam. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without the admit card.


Is IRMASAT compulsory for admission to the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)?

IRMASAT scores are considered for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM).

Is IRMA government or public?

The IRMA is a government-sponsored institution where every year candidates are recruited for various Rural Management programs.

What is the eligibility for the IRMASAT 2023?

Candidates applying for the IRMASAT 2023 should possess a graduation degree with at least 50% marks and their XAT or CAT scores should be 80-85%.
The Institute of Rural Management organises the IRMASAT exam along with a personal interview and group activity in the final selection process for admission to the PGDRM and FPRM.

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