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Institute of Rural Management(IRMA)
Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Anand  

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Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) was set up in 1979 with a mandate to professionalise management of rural producers’ organisations and create a body of knowledge in the field of rural management. In a short span IRMA has come to be recognised as a premier centre of teaching and research in rural management and has successfully created a new discipline of rural management which is being replicated by many other institutes.

Faculty :-
The institute has experienced faculty. Some of them are 
Rakesh Saxena - Economics
Paresh J Bhatt - Finance Accounting Costing
Pratik Modi - Marketing
Harekrishna Misra - Production Operations Management & QT
Tushaar Shah - Visiting Faculty
Ila Patel - Social Sciences

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Courses offered

Post-Graduate Programme in Rural Management (PRM)

Course Affiliation: AICTE

Duration :- 2 years


A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 per cent aggregate marks at the graduation level are eligible for admission.

Mode of Study :- Full Time

Fees Structure :- Rs 4,18,000/-

Fellow Programme in Rural Management (FPRM)

This is a doctoral level residential programme for the people who need specialized knowledge, skills and attitudes for positions requiring conceptual and visioning skills in the co-operatives and development organizations.

Course Affiliation: AICTE

Duration :- 3 years


To be eligible for admission to the this programme candidates must satisfy one of the following conditions:-
a) PGDRM from IRMA; or
b) OYP from IRMA with one year post-diploma work experience; or
c) Post Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or Institution with 55% marks at PG and 50% marks at graduation (college) level; or
d) Five-year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks and at least one year work experience; or
e) Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least three years work experience;
f) Applicants having valid score of UGC JRF (NET)/CSIR in relevant disciplines (management, economics, social work, sociology, psychology, commerce, etc.)

Mode of Study :- Full Time

Fees Structure :- Rs.1,00,000/-

Certificate Programme in Dairy Management

Duration:- 1 year

Eligibility:- Graduate or Post Graduate with more than 60% aggregate marks in Dairy Technology, Veterinary science, Commerce, Engineering in Civil or Elec. or Mech. or IT may apply

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Infrastructure


IRMA spreads over 60 acres of land and renders facilities like hostels, cafeteria, lecture halls, seminar rooms, central library, and auditorium and computer lab.


The library is housed in a 3 storey building which holds a huge collection of books, videocassettes, CD-ROMS, microforms, MTS reports, OTS reports and Fieldwork reports.


The institute canteen serves tasty foods keeping proper hygiene in mind.


IRMA has an auditorium with a seating capacity of 400 students.


The institute has a computer lab which is equipped with latest and advanced technology and renders high speed internet connectivity.


The institute offers 216 hostel rooms which occupies two students in a single room. One can even look out for PG in the nearby area like Popti Nagar, Sardar ganj or at Bhavna Colony.


All the classrooms are fully air-conditioned and equipped with modern technologies like overhead projectors, LCD TVs and video conferencing.

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Admissions

How to Apply

1. All the candidates seeking to take admission in IRMA have to pass its entrance exam.
2. Candidate can opt for one of the following options:-
a) Candidates have to apply online for any programme and have to pay application fee of Rs.1000/- through payment gateway.
b) Make payment through SBI’s online “i-collect” facility, SBI would generate reference number after successful payment. Use this reference number and apply online through IRMA website.
c) Take a print out of SBI challan available on IRMA website in the admission link. Make payment at any branch of SBI by using the challan. SBI would then issue a unique ID number. Use this unique ID number and apply online through IRMA website.
d) Printed application material can also be obtained from Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand - 388 001 on payment of full fees. All the payments to IRMA should be made in the form of a demand draft favouring ‘IRMA’ and it should be payable at “Anand”.

Exams and Cut Offs

IRMA - 90 percentile

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected by the performance in written test of 200 marks which comprises four sections: analytical reasoning (60 marks), quantitative ability (50 marks), english comprehension (50 marks), and issues of social concern (40 marks).

Fees Structure

For PRM: Rs.4,18,000/-
For FPRM: Rs.1,00,000/-

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of completed applications - September 30, 2012
Written test - November 11, 2012 (9.15 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.)
Announcement of written test results - December 26, 2012
Group activity and Personal Interview - January 28 to February 09, 2013
Announcement of final results - March 18, 2013
Last date to deposit the first term fee - May 06, 2013
Commencement of the programme - June 17, 2013

College Faculty

Debiprasad Mishra - Professor
Faculty Type : Core Faculty
Pratik Modi - Assistant Professor
Faculty Type : Core Faculty
Preeti Priya - Assistant Professor
Faculty Type : Core Faculty

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Campus Life

College Events

This two day festival is packed with events that would require you to exercise every inch of your competitive bone to emerge victorious.


Cafe Coffee Day
One of the few quality hangout places near the institute where you can have coffee, cookies situated at a distance of 5 to 10 minutes. Dont be shocked when you see couples cozying up with each other.

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Placements

Final Placements

IRMA helds its placement process during the second week of February every year. There are more than 650 organizations which are been invited for the purpose of placement of its graduates. The job offers are in diverse areas such as rural development, community mobilization, managing collectives, project management, planning and information systems, production management, marketing, finance and accounts, human resource development, natural resources management etc.

Placement Dates :-
Campus Placement Process begins at Institute :  November 2012
Pre-Placement Talks:  December 2012 - January 2013
Campus Recruitment Interviews Begin on : February 04, 2013
Campus Recruitment Interviews Close on : February 08, 2013

Visiting Companies

Bihar Government | Jeevika Project, Patna
Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF), Anand
Reliance Foundation, Mission BIJ, Mumbai
METRO Cash & Carry | NEEV, Bengaluru
TCS | Financial Inclusion Project , Mumbai
National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), Anand     
IFMR | Rural Finance Services Pvt. Limited, Chennai ( through PPO)

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Address/ Contact details


Institute of Rural Management
Amul Dairy Rd, Anand, Gujarat 388001
Contact: 02692 – 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 – 260188

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College News

IRMA to celebrate 33rd foundation day
IRMA to celebrate 33rd foundation day
The Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) will celebrate its 33rd Foundation Day on 14th December, 2012 ...

Institute of Rural Management(IRMA) Overview


IRMA is located at a distance of 3.1 km away from Anand railway station. You can hire a rickshaw which will charge you around Rs. 25- Rs. 30 or can even get into local busses which runs to and fro across the city.


Government of India, Government of Gujarat and Swiss Development Co-operation


Agribusiness/ Rural Marketing
Natural Resources Management
Development Management
Micro-finance Management
Governance and Sustainable Livelihoods
Rural Infrastructure and Services Management
Public and nonprofit Management

Entrance Exam
Entrance Exam

IRMA accepts the score of IRMA Exam.

Fees Range
Fees Range

Rs 4.0 Lacs to 5.0 Lacs


Careers360 2013 B School Ranking - # 24
Business Today 2013 B School Ranking - # 21


Domestic Package:
Highest Domestic Salary - 14.80 lakh p. a
Average Domestic Salary -  Rs. 8.07 lakh p. a
Minimum Domestic Salary - Rs. 3.84 lakh p. a

International Package:
Highest International Salary - $150,500

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User Comments/ Queries/ Reviews

dear sir/madam, i want to do PGDM in rural mangement. can u please tell me the syallbus for this. Swati
Posted By : Swati, on 24-01-2012 21:49:04 
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want knw bout enterance exam and date and exam information nd process
Posted By : HARISH, on 26-09-2011 23:07:42 
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I have complted my bachelors in biotechnology from sikkim manipal university through distance mode I secured 58% marks am I eligible to apply IRMA test..
Posted By : Sujata Jha, on 18-08-2011 18:19:45 
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what is the fees for PRM?
Posted By : sherin mathai, on 09-08-2011 00:42:26 
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plz give detail of rural management in up and its fee structure
Posted By : atul chaurasia, on 02-08-2011 21:11:24 
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I am a working professional & want to do part time MBA in Rural Management/Marketing, please avail the guidelines/information for such courses as: what will be the criteria of admission & nearest centres, course fee & duration.
Posted By : Shrawan Kumar Pathak, on 11-07-2011 11:08:03 
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i want to studying MBA in rural management.i got 50% marks in graduation. thus,i think i am not eligible for applying in IRMA.Please suggest for other alternatives for further collages for MBA in rural development.
Posted By : raghunath dudi, on 19-06-2011 21:54:12 
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this is my dream colledge
Posted By : anand kumar, on 01-05-2011 08:22:33 
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i have got 91.3 percentile in the mat score merit list feb2011.can i take admission in the rural management.if yes, then what is the procedure to take admission.
Posted By : chandan kumari, on 01-03-2011 21:57:12 
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