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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

IRMA Anand will conduct IRMASAT 2021 on February 18 & 19, 2021for admission 2021 in the flagship PGDM (RM) 2021-23 programme offered by IRMA Anand. IRMA will release the shortlist for final selection process on Feb 11, 2021.  An integral part of GD-PI process, IRMASAT is the Social Awareness Test conducted by IRMA. IRMASAT 2021 will be conducted online followed by Online personal Interview for admission to the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Gujarat. 


IRMASAT 2021: Schedule & Important Changes


1. Shortlist Announcement for IRMASAT & PI Round:  Feb 11 IRMASAT Shortlist announcement date for Online IRMASAT and Online Personal Interview round is February 11, 2021

2. IRMASAT & PI Round: The revised selection process for PGDM (RM) includes the IRMA Social Aptitude Test (IRMASAT) and Online Personal Interview (OPI)

3. Online IRMASAT: IRMASAT will be conducted online through Zoom on February 18-19, 2021. It will be a 30-minute online test to be conducted in two slots. Shortlisted candidates have the option to choose date and slot for online IRMASAT

  • Slot-1: 11.00 AM- 11.30 AM
  • Slot-2: 4.00 PM - 4.30 PM

3. No GA Round: Group Activity (GA) will not be a part of the selection process.


4. Selection Weightage Revised: The weightage of GA will be reassigned to OPI. Hence, the revised weightage of Online Personal Interview is now 30%


5. Online Personal Interview (OPI): OPI will be conducted between February 23 – March 06, 2021 (except Sunday, February 28, 2021) in two slots. Shortlisted candidates have the option to choose date and slot for Online Personal Interview

  • Slot-1: 9.30 AM - 1.30 PM
  • Slot-2: 2.30 PM- 6.30 PM

It is mandatory for all the applicants to appear for the all the components of the selection i.e. IRMASAT and OPI. If any candidate does not appear in any component of selection process, his / her candidature will not be considered for the final selection. IRMA will send individual mails to the candidates with further details.  


Before taking IRMASAT 2021, the candidates had to appear in CAT 2020/XAT 2021. Only the shortlisted candidates on the basis of CAT/XAT exam score, can take IRMASAT 2021. IRMASAT is the mandatory institute based admission test for admission to 2 years flagship PGDM-RM programme (Equivalent to MBA) offered by IRMA Anand.


IRMA shortlists candidates on the basis of CAT 2020, XAT 2021 scores for admission 2021 and in the final selection process, the candidates must appear in Institute level ‘IRMASAT 2021’ a mandatory Social Awareness Test at IRMA for admission to PGDRM 2021-23 batch. So, all applicants for IRMA Admissions have to additionally appear for Issues of Social Concern test – Social Awareness Test ‘IRMASAT 2021’


The final selection at IRMA is based on the CAT/XAT exam score, performance in IRMASAT 2021, Group Activity, and Personal Interview. It is compulsory for applicants to appear for CAT 2020/XAT 2021 and IRMASAT 2021.

A pioneering academic institution in rural management education and research, IRMA is a preferred MBA destination for CAT 2020 and XAT 2021 aspirants. IRMA is recognized not only as an institution of excellence in teaching and research but also for having successfully created the new discipline of rural management. Its path-breaking approach is being emulated by other institutions in India and abroad. As a premier institution of professional education and development IRMA has evolved unique curricula for its various programmes.


This two-year residential programme leading to a Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) at IRMA has been recognised as equivalent to a Master's degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The participants of this programme are highly valued in local, national and international cooperatives, NGOs, development organisations, and funding agencies. All participants are suitably placed in different organisations through the IRMA Campus Placement programme.


IRMASAT 2021 Important dates: Admission Calendar PGDRM 2021-23


IRMA Admission Calendar 2021-23

Important dates

Application opens for admission 2021

October 15, 2020

Last date for receipt of completed applications for Indian Nationals

February 2, 2021

Last date for receipt of completed applications for FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored

March 30, 2021

Intimation for IRMASAT 2021 and Personal Interview to Indian Nationals

February 11, 2021

Online IRMASAT 2021 for Indian Nationals

February 18 & 19, 2021

Online Personal Interview for Indian Nationals

February 23 to March 05, 2021 (No PI on Feb 28)

Announcement of final results for Indian Nationals

2nd week of March 2021

Last date for submitting acceptance form with initial fee of Rs. 25000/-

Within 1 week after announcement of Final result

Last date for depositing the first year fee

Within 15 working days after announcement of Final result

Personal Interview (PI) for FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Sponsored

2nd or 3rd week of April 2021

Announcement of final results for  FN / OCI / PIO / CIWG / NRI / NRI Spo nsored

4th Week of April 2021

Classes on Bridge Courses

June 29 to July 03, 2021

Induction Programme

July 06 to 14, 2021

Beginning of First Term

July 15, 2021 


Register for IRMASAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 15-10-2020 10:00 AM to 02-02-2021 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 11:00 to Friday, February 19, 2021 - 16:00 (Tentative)

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IRMASAT Application Fees Structure

IRMASAT Application Fee 2021: Category wise Fee, Payment Mode
RMASAT 2021 Application Fee includes the IRMA admission application fee and IRMASAT exam fee. The category wise IRMASAT application fee to apply for admission at IRMA is as under.


The fee should be paid online. The amount of IRMASAT Examination Fees to be paid by the Applicant  and the mode of payment is shared below:

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IRMASAT 2019 Test Centres

The Test Centres for IRMA's on online test "IRMASAT" are:

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IRMASAT Sample Paper

IRMASAT 2021 and GD/PI process will be conducted at IRMA only for shortlisted candidates. Since IRMASAT is a Social Awareness Test which is unique in the admission process at IRMA, Anand, IRMA has provided IRMASAT Sample Paper to familarise the candidates about the IRMASAT exam which is an integral part of GD-PI process for final admission. The IRMASAT Sample Paper 2021 download can be done from IRMA website also. The IRMASAT practice paper 2021 download contains examples about the nature of questions in IRMASAT exam.


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IRMASAT Exam Pattern

IRMASAT 2021 will be held in the first week of February 2021 at IRMA Anand, after the shortlisting process at IRMA is over.


IRMASAT 2021: Paper Pattern
Following are important points about IRMASAT Exam pattern 2021:

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IRMASAT Syllabus

IRMASAT 2021 will be held at IRMA in February 2021 after shortlisting process is completed by IRMA for final selection round which comprises IRMASAT, Group Activity and Personal Interview.


IRMASAT exam syllabus defines the key source topic of ‘Issues of Social Concern’. The questions on  Social Awareness Test are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands. This test is intended to test the candidate’s awareness of current national issues and topics of social relevance in present-day India. The important topics in IRMASAT 2021 exam syllabus are:


1. Indian Economy & Governance

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IRMASAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

IRMASAT Eligibility 2021 for admission to IRMA PGDRM 2021 programme has not changed. The IRMASAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria and the PGDRM 2021 admission eligibility criteria at IRMA are same.


IRMASAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria: 10 Points
Following are the 10 key points to check your eligibility as per the IRMASAT eligibility criteria 2021:

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IRMASAT Admit Card 2021

The Institute of Rural Management conducts IRMASAT along with Group Activity and Personal Interview round in final selection process for admission to PGDRM programme. As such, IRMASAT 2021 Admit Card for the IRMASAT 2021 exam scheduled in the 1st week of February 2021, is not proposed to be separately issued by IRMA. The basic reason behind it is that the IRMASAT 2021 will be conducted after first stage shortlisting by IRMA for final selection round.  Therefore, IRMASAT 2021 is now a key component along with the GA-PI round for admission and for this no Admit Card is required.


For all previous years, IRMA used to issue the IRMASAT Admit card and the applicants had to download the IRMASAT Hall ticket from the IRMA website.


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IRMASAT 2021 Result will be declared around March 15, 2021 alongwith the GA-PI process Merit list for final PGDRM admission 2021 at IRMA. Among all the key components in IRMA selection process, IRMASAT exam result commands 10% weightage.


IRMASAT Result 2021: Important Dates
Key dates regarding to IRMASAT shortlist status and IRMASAT exam Result are:

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IRMASAT Selection Process 2021

Admission 2021 to PGDRM at IRMA is through IRMASAT 2021 selection process. The selection process consists of following parameters and is divided in four stages:

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IRMASAT Application Form

IRMASAT Application Form: Key Dates, Step by Step Process, Fee, Edit Option

IRMASAT Registration 2021 and Application submission last date for the exam is the same as is the last date to apply for IRMA admission 2021. IRMASAT 2021 will be conducted after shortlisting for GA-PI round for admission to IRMA 2021 is completed. The last date to apply for IRMASAT 2021 is likely to close on December 31, 2020. Only those candidates who have appeared or have registered to appear and score the minimum required percentile in CAT 2020/XAT 2021 are eligible to apply for IRMA Admission 2021 and will be shortlisted to appear in IRMASAT 2021 exam. The date of IRMASAT 2021 exam is the first week of February 2021.


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