Institute of Rural Management Anand – IRMA

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) (founded 1979) is an autonomous institution located in Anand in Gujarat, India with the mandate of contributing to the professional management of rural organisations. IRMA was founded with the belief, borne out by Dr. Verghese Kurien’s(Father of White Revolution) work in the dairy co-operatives which revolutionised the dairy industry in the country, that the key to effective rural development is professional management. It was founded at the initiative of the NDDB ( National Dairy Development Board) and the support of government of India, government of Gujarat and Swiss Development Co-operation. IRMA works with co-operatives, NGOs, governments, Indian national and international agencies.
IRMA provides management training, support and research facilities to students committed to rural development; in this process it has brought within its ambit several co-operatives, non-government organisations, government development agencies, international development organisations and funding agencies.

Contact Details

Institute of Rural Management, Post Box No. 60, Gujarat, Anand, Gujarat, India- 388001
Phone: 2692260391, 2692260181. Fax No.: 2692260188
Email: kole@irma.ac.in

Official Website

https://www.irma.ac.in

Courses and Eligibility

1. Post-Graduate Programme in Rural Management (PRM/PGDRM)

  • Course Duration: 2 Years, Full Time
  • Number of Seats: 120
  • Course Fees: INR 4.25 Lakh
  • Course Affiliation: AICTE Approved, (Autonomous Program)

Eligibility

A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 per cent (45 per cent for SC/ST/PwD) aggregate marks at the graduation level can apply for admission.
Selection Procedure: IRMA does not accept any other test-score. It conducts entrance test, Personal Interview and Group discussion

2. Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM)

  • Course Duration: 3 Years, Full Time
  • Number of Seats: NA
  • Course Affiliation: AICTE Approved, (Autonomous Program)
  • Amount of Stipend: 16,000 per month

Eligibility

  1. Post graduation in any discipline with 55% marks, and 50% marks at graduation level or
  2. PRM from IRMA or
  3. Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least three years work experience or
  4. Five-year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks and at least one year work experience;
  5. Applicants who have valid score of UGC JRF (NET)/CSIR in relevant disciplines (management, economics, social work, sociology, psychology, commerce, etc); are eligible for admission to FPRM.
  6. SC/ST/OBC/dap (differently abled person) applicants are eligible for 5% relaxation .

Selection Procedure

IRMA does not accept any other test-score. It conducts own entrance test, Personal Interview and Group discussion

Pattern of Written Entrance Test

The written test is of 200 marks, comprises four sections:

  1. Analytical reasoning (60 marks),
  2. Quantitative ability (50 marks),
  3. English comprehension (50 marks),
  4. Issues of social concern (40 marks).

There is negative marking for the written test. Weightage for the same is decided by management time to time.

Placement

  • 100 Percent
  • Average Annual Salary: 10 Lakh

MBA institutes/Colleges – accepting IRMA scores and Courses

1. Institute of Rural Management , Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Institute of Rural Management (IRM), Jaipur is led by the Society of Indian Institute of Rural Management. It is a contemporary, smart and innovative institution and a leading research-led B-School, ranked A++ among in India.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Rural Marketing
2. Institute of Rural Management, (IRMA) Anand, Gujarat, India

Institute of Rural Management, Anand was established in 1979 with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the Government of India, the Government of Gujarat, erstwhile Indian Dairy Corporation and the National Dairy Development

  • Fellow Programme in Rural Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management
3. KIIT School of Rural Management Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India

KIIT School of Rural Management, Bhubaneswar vision is to strive to become a leading academic institution of rural management in India and contribute in a distinct way to eradicate rural backwardness.

  • Master of Business Administration in Rural Management
4. Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India

The Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) , Bhubaneswar is one of the premier management institutes of India. XIMB Bhubaneswar came into existence in 1987, with the efforts of Government of Orissa and the Jesuit Society.

  • Doctoral level Fellow Programme in Management
  • Executive program for Working Professionals (EPWP)