IRMA Anand PG Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) Admission 2017

Updated on Mon, 12 September 2016 at 16:38 IST

Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) invites applications for admissions to PG Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) for the academic year 2017- 18.

PG Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) is conducted by Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).

Important Dates

PGDRM Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

GATE Exam Dates / Exam Schedule
Events Dates
Last Date for Receipt of filled-in Applications 23rd December 2016
Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Form for hard Copies 30th December 2016


IRMA follows the statutory reservation policy of Government of India

Tuition Fees Waiver Scheme and Financial Assistance: IRMA firmly believes that no one should be deprived of education for lack of financial resources. Hence, financial assistance and Tuition Fees Waiver Scheme (as per AICTE rule) are available for economically poor students

Scholarships & Loans: Prestigious scholarships are available for meritorious students. Educational loans are available from various banks to applicants enrolling at IRMA

Campus Placement: IRMA provides assured placements to PGDRM students of Indian Nationals. IRMAns are highly valued by national and international development organisations, funding agencies, cooperatives and NGOs.

Courses Offered

Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM)

Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
- Candidates should be graduates from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 percent (45 percent for SC/ ST/ DAP) aggregate marks or an equivalent GPA from recognized university/ institution at the graduation level are eligible to apply

- Applicants, who expect to fulfil the eligibility requirements before June 12, 2017, may also apply

- The percentage of aggregate marks is to be calculated as per the practice followed by the concerned university or institution.

- In case the university/institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IRMA by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.

How to Apply

Application Form for PGDRM Admissions 2017 will be available online on PGDRM website and in hard copy at the Admissions Office, PGDRM from October 2016

Selection Procedure

- Candidates will be selected on the basis of their CAT 2016 / XAT 2017 scores for admission to PGDRM 2017

-Candidates will be selected on the basis of the Admissions Test, Group Activity, and Personal Interview

Fee Details

PGDRM Registration & Admission Fee Structure
One Programme Rs.1200/- for General and OBC; SC/ ST/ DAP* Rs.600/-
Two Programmes Rs.1600/- for General and OBC; SC/ ST/ DAP* Rs.800/-

Printed application material (prospectus, application form, sample question paper etc.) can be obtained from Admissions Office, PGDRM, Anand-388001 on payment of full fees

For more information about Admissions 2017, please visit PGDRM website and refer the Prospectus or write to Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand-388001

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand
Post Box No. 60,
Anand 388001.
Gujarat. India.
Contact: 02692 - 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 - 260188


Institute of Rural Management Anand IRMA
IRMA was established in 1979 at Anand, Gujarat 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). The rationale behind its installation had to do with providing management education, training, research and consultancy support to co-operatives and rural development organisations in India.

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