Institute of Rural Management Anand Social Awareness Test 2021

Form Date: 30 Sep - 10 Jan 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 30 Sep - 10 Jan 2021

IRMASAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
  • Courses:PGDRM
  • Streams:Management

IRMASAT 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - August 04 2020 by Akriti Maurya

IRMASAT 2021 Application Form will be available on the official website of FPRM course. It is also known as Institute of Rural Management Anand Social Awareness Test 2021 which will be conducted by IRMA (Institute of Rural Management Anand) for enrolling the candidates in its flagship two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) and Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM). Candidates could apply for the admission in PGDRM course was 18 January 2021. This programme is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The exam is conducted once in a year at the National Level. In 202. IRMA offer admission on the basis IRMASAT or CAT/XAt scores. The candidates need to go through the complete article to know all about IRMASAT Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card etc. 

IRMSAT 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the IRMSAT 2021 form the below-given table:

Online application form30 September 2020
Last date for Submitting online application form(Indian nationals)10 January 2021
Last date for Submitting online application form(FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored)30 March 2021
Entrance Test, GD and Personal interview(Indian nationals)10 – 28 February 2021
Result Declarations(Indian Nationals)21 March 2021
Last date for submitting acceptance Fee of Rs. 25000/-Within one week after result declaration
Last date to deposit the first year feeWithin 15 days  after result declaration
Personal interview((FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored)The Second week of April 2021
Result Declarations(FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored)The Fourth Week of April 2021
Classes on Bridge Courses23-30 June 2021
Introuction Programme01 to 09 July 2021
Beginning of First Term10 July 2021

IRMASAT 2021 Application Form

IRMASAT 2021 Application form will be available in the online mode on the official website. Candidates must read the below-given points regarding IRMASAT 2021 application form:
  • Candidates need to register themselves before filling the form.
  • Applicants must provide valid email ID because the auto-generated password will be sent to their email.
  • Mentioned the name as given in their graduation certificate.
  • Candidates have to upload a scanned copy of photograph and signature.
  • After filling the form must get the printout of it.

IRMASAT 2021 Application Fees

Candidates have to pay fees for the completion of the application form. Once the candidate paid the application fees it cannot be refunded. IRMA application fees mentioned in the given below table:

IRMASAT PGDRM Registration Fee 2021
CategoryApplication Fees
General & OBC CategoryRs. 1500/-
SC/ST/DAP CategoryRs. 750/-
FN/OCI/PIO/CIWG/NRI/NRI SponsoredRs. 2250/-
Given below is the fee structure for the FPRM course:
IRMASAT FPRM Registration Fee
CategoryApplication Fees
General & OBC CategoryRs. 1500/-
SC/ST/DAP CategoryRs. 750/-
FN/OCI/PIO/CIWG/NRI/NRI SponsoredRs. 2250/-
Mode of Payment: Candidates make payment through online mode by using Credit Card/Debit Card and Net Banking.

IRMASAT 2021 Admit Card

IRMA will issue the IRMASAT 2021 Admit Card to those candidates only who have submitted the application form along with the application fee on time. The details about IRMASAT Hall Ticket 2021 is given below:

  • Successfully registered candidates can download their admit card from Last week of January 2021.
  • No Hard copy of the IRMASAT Admit Card will be sent by post.
  • The admit card for IRMASAT 2021 will be made available on the official site of IRMA.
  • It can be downloaded from the website.
  • Admit card contains details various details like candidates' name, roll number, name and address of the examination centre, exam duration, course name, etc.
  • If any discrepancy is observed in the IRMASAT Admit Card, candidates should immediately contact the official authority.
  • Candidates without admit card will not be allowed to appear in the entrance test, so candidates will be required to take the admit card in the written examination.

IRMASAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check their IRMASAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria in the given points before filling application form:

  • Education Qualification: Candidates must pass the bachelor degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum Percentage: Candidates must secure 50% Marks in their graduation (for SC/ST/DAP minimum percentage is 45% or above)
  • Work Experience: Candidates should have at least five years post qualification full-time experience in Managerial/Supervisory position.
  • Exam: Candidates must appear for CAT 2019/XAT 2021.

Given below are the weightage for Admission Process:

IRAMSAT 2021 Paper Weightage
 Score of the Entrance Test35%
 Academic Performance (AP)10%
Exotic career5%
Personal Interview40%
Extra-curricular Activities and Sports5%
Gender diversity5%

IRMASAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check IRMASAT 2021 Exam pattern from given below table:

IRMASAT 2021 Paper Pattern
Exam ModeOnline(Computer Based Test)
Duration 80 Minutes
Types of QuestionsMultiple Choice Question
Number of Question40
Marking Scheme

+1 marks for the correct answer

-1/4 for each wrong answer 

IRMASAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates have to check the IRMASAT 2021 syllabus for better preparation, so given below are some information related to syllabus:

  • Indian Economy
  • Environmental Issues
  • Human Development
  • Rural and Urban population
  • Sex ratio
  • Social and Economy Development
  • Employment and literacy
  • gender and social groups like caste and religion 
  • Human rights
  • Agriculture
  • Rural development
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Health issues
  • Education

IRMASAT 2021 Result

IRMASAT 2021 result is declared online at the official website of IRMA on the second week of March 2021. To check the result, the candidate will need their application number and date of birth.

  • The final selection of a candidate for admission in PGDRM course at IRMA will be done on the basis of  IRMASAT score, CAT/ XAT score, Group activity, Personal Interview and Academic Performance.
  • Candidates can check the IRMA 2021 Online Admission Test Result from the online portal of the institute at
  • Qualified candidates will be called for Group Activity and Personal Interview from IRMA.
  • The result for all the courses is announced in the online mode only.
  • Candidates can check their result simply by logging into their accounts using their application number and password which was generated at the time of the registration form fill up.

IRMASAT 2021 Previous Year Cutoffs

Cut off of IRMASAT changes slightly over the past years. Check the IRMASAT cutoff over the past few years. Candidates should be aware of previous years cutoff to improve their performance.

IRMASAT 2019 cutoff

Check the IRMASAT 2019 cutoff below in the given table:

IRMASAT 2019 Cutoff
CAT Percentile
XAT Percentile
IRMASAT Marks(Out of 40)
Merit-Based: 85
Profile Based: 80
Merit-Based: 85
Profile Based: 80
OBC (Non-Creamy)

IRMASAT Cutoff 2018

Check the IRMASAT 2018 cutoff in the table below:

IRMASAT 2018 Cutoff
CAT Percentile
XAT Percentile
IRSAMAT Marks(Out of 40)


Merit-Based: 85

Profile Based: 80

Merit-Based: 85

Profile Based: 80


OBC (Non-Creamy)
















To know the cutoff of current year keep visiting the page as it will be updated according to the website data.

IRMASAT 2021 Selection Process

The selection process for IRMASAT 2021 exam is held in three stages as the given below:

  • Candidates appear for the entrance exam and submit score.
  • Candidates who have who already cleared CAT/XAT/GMAT provide to the scorecard to the institution along with application form.
Stage 2:

Shortlisted candidates will be called for the selection process at IRMA where they will have to take the IRMA Social Awareness Test 2019 (IRMASAT 2019), Group Activity and Personal Interview.

  • IRMASAT 2019, GA and PI process will be
    conducted at IRMA.
Stage 3: Result Announcement which is based on weightage.
Note: IRMA select candidate based on Profile-cum-merit Calls: Candidates who score above 80 percentile
in CAT 2018/XAT 2019 and fall in the Profile-based call criteria will be
shortlisted for IRMASAT and GA and PI process. The key criteria to shortlist
candidates based on profile are:
  1. Excellence: Graduation from Top Universities and Colleges
  2.  Work Experience in Social Impact, Community Development, Livelihoods, Policy and Advocacy, Agriculture and Allied sectors;
  3. Graduation in Social sciences, Development studies, Agriculture and Allied sciences

IRMA PGDRM 2021 Fees Structure

Total Fees: Rs.12.08 Lakhs
  • Total amount to be paid by the student at IRMA is Rs 12,08,400/-
  • There will be an extra charge for Laptop computer, personal expenses onboarding, travel, clothes and laundry.
  • The total programme fees for the 2021-2022 batch may increase according to university norms.  
  • The mess is managed by the students’ body, therefore, the boarding and personal expenses will be over and above the mentioned fee. Currently, the average monthly expenses of the mess is around Rs. 4,500/-
  • Students have to pay Rs. 3000/- towards Students Activity Fund in the IRMA Student Mess at the time of joining
  • IRMA reserves the rights for Profile-based Selection of the candidate on various criteria.
  • Candidates should note that the only the fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will
    not ensure consideration for shortlisting for the next stage of the Admissions process.
  • IIMs and XLRI have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of
    academic programmes at IRMA.

IRMASAT 2021 Highlights

Candidate must keep themselves updated as per IRMASAT 2021 Information. 

IRMASAT 2021 Basic Information
Exam Name
IRMASAT 2021 - Institute of Rural Management Anand Social Awareness Test 2021
Conducting Body

Institute of Rural Management Anand

Exam Level
National Level

 For enrolling the candidates in its flagship two-year PGDRM Course

IRMASAT Official Website
Exam Mode

Online( Computer Based test)

Institute of Rural Management Anand

IRMA was founded in 1979. Institute of Rural Management Anand mainly focuses on creating management professionals who can bring about the change by applying their management acumen at the grass-root level while influencing the public policy narrative at a national and a global level. Creating management professionals who can bring about sustainable, ecologically-friendly and equitable growth.

IRMA was founded by Dr Verghese Kurien, known as the ‘Father of the White Revolution in India’, with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, the erstwhile Indian Dairy Corporation and the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).

IRMA is a premier institution of professional learning offering Management programmes with a focus on understanding real management problems and socio-economic realities of under-served communities through intensive fieldwork. Experienced faculty members from reputed national and international institutions collaborate to inspire and create the thinkers of tomorrow for a better world.  IRMA offers world-class infrastructure for learning at their 60-acre-green campus. 

IRMA’s synergy with Government and Non-Government Institutions as well as International Development Organizations provides the students, an ideal ecosystem for learning, research as well as implementation experience of real on-the-ground projects.

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IRMASAT Important Dates

IRMASAT 2020 Form Date30 Sep - 10 Jan 2021 (Tentative)
IRMASAT 2020 Exam Date10 Feb - 28 Feb 2021 (Tentative)

Institute of Rural Management Anand Social Awareness Test 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:-1/4 for each wrong answer 

1Analytical and Logical Ability50150
2English Comprehension & Analytical Ability40140
3Quantitative Aptitude50150
4Current Affairs 60160

Instructions:The Current Affairs section will be based on the issues of social concern related to National scenarios.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

30 Sep 2020

Form End Date:

10 Jan 2021

The forms will open on 30 Sep 2020



Examination Date (Online):

10 Feb - 28 Feb 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 1,500

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