Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)

Course Highlights

The PGDRM curriculum at IRMA includes high quality courses in marketing, finance, development, operations, organization design and systems in the rural context. with a greater focus on experiential learning. It is designed with an emphasis on experiential learning through three internship segments, which provides six months of on-field learning. The curriculum comprises four distinct yet mutually supportive segments – classroom, village field work, development internship and management internship. The curriculum is highly acclaimed and approved by the reputed assessors and accreditation bodies. Furthermore, PRM graduates are known to carve a distinct reputation in their professional environment for their empathy, brilliance, commitment and integrity.

 

Approved by AICTE, AIU, UGC, NBA, NAAC

Eligibility
Exams Taken
CAT | XAT | IRMASAT
Work Experience
Not Applicable
Admissions Process

IRMA follows a multistage selection process

  1. Stage I : CAT2017/XAT2018
  2. Stage II: IRMASAT 2018 | February 4, 2018

Based on performance in Stage I & II, applicants are screened for the next stage.

  1. Stage III: Group Activity & Personal Interview  | February 26, 2018- March 10, 2018

We conduct group activity and personal interview at IRMA only. The applicants are given an opportunity to interact with faculty, students and other community members to help them make an informed career choice.

A merit list of applicants is prepared on their aggregate performance in Stage I, Stage II and Stage III according to the following weights.

 

Parameters

Weight

CAT/XAT

40%

IRMASAT

10%

Group Activity

25%

Personal Interview

25%

PGDRM 2018-20 Admission Results will be announced on March 15, 2018. 

Important Dates
CAT
Last date to apply:
January 20, 2018
Cut off accepted:
80.00 percentile
XAT
Last date to apply:
January 20, 2018
Cut off accepted:
80.00 percentile
IRMASAT
Last date to apply:
January 20, 2018
Cut off accepted:
Not available
Interview & GD Process
Essay writing | Group Activity | Personal Interview
Seats
Seats: 240

Placements

Placement 2016

All
Average Salary: 8,56,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 27,39,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Cooperatives, Amul, MAHI, Mother Dairy, NDDB, GOKUL, VERKA, Agri& Rural Finance, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, ICICI Lombard, FULLERTON, SBI, SATIN CREDIT, Agribusiness & Rural Marketing, Pidilite, Godrej Agrovet, Colgate Palmolive, Big Basket, MAHINDRA AGRI, ITC, Technology & Consulting, NPCI, NABARD Consulting, PwC, Catalyst Management, Sambodhi Research, Microsave, National/International Development Agencies, JEEVIKA | BIHAR, RAJEEVIKA | RAJASTHAN, AKRSP, PRADAN, SevaMandir, Social Enterprises, CIE, GoCoop

Placement 2017

All
Average Salary: 10,20,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 46,50,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Cooperatives, Amul, VERKA, AAVIN, MAHI, Mother Dairy, Agri& Rural Finance, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, ICICI Lombard, FULLERTON, SBI, Agribusiness & Rural Marketing, Pidilite, Godrej Agrovet, ITC, Big Basket, AFRI AGRO, Tolaram Group, Technology & Consulting, NPCI, KPMG, Catalyst Management, Sambodhi Research, National/International Development Agencies, UNICEF, JEEVIKA | BIHAR, RAJEEVIKA | RAJASTHAN, SEWA, Social Enterprises, e-Kutir, WOMEN WEAVE, INDUSTREE

Placement 2018

All
Average Salary: 11,39,000 per annum
Highest Salary: 46,50,000 per annum
Top Recruiters: Amul, ITC, Godrej Agro, Mapro, ICICI Bank, KPMG, IDFC Bank, BAIF Development Research Foundation, Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society - JEEVIKA, Kudumbashree