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IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern

Apr 4, 2018 17:49 IST
    IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern
    IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern

    IRMA exam pattern is defined by the exam regulatory authority, Institute of Rural Management Anand. The IRMA Exam is conducted on the issues of Social Awareness Concern. The IRMA exam pattern will give you a thorough idea about the total number of questions, marking scheme, section-wise syllabus, total marks and time duration to complete the test.

    IRMA exam is an online based test for 80 minutes duration. The syllabus for IRMA test mainly revolves around social awareness topic, and questions from Indian Economy, Environmental Issues, Health Issues, Human Rights and Agriculture are asked in the exam. The test has a total of 40 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). It is to note that 1/4th marks out of the total marks assigned will be deducted for every wrong answer. Therefore, guess work will not work in IRMA 2019 exam. On the basis of written test performance, candidates will be shortlisted for Group Activity (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

    IRMA Exam Pattern Analysis:

    IRMA exam is conducted to judge applicants’ ability to understand and resolve social issues. The question paper carries 40 MCQs and time allotted to complete the test is 80 minutes. Candidates must choose only one correct answer out of 5 options for every question. In addition, candidates should refrain from doing guess work as it may result in negative marking.

    According to previous year’s question paper, questions are generally asked from current general awareness topics. Out of 40 questions asked in the exam, 28 questions are passage based group questions and 12 are stand-alone questions. The exam structure of IRMA exam is given below:

    IRMA 2019 Exam Structure

    Total number of Questions


    Time Duration

    80 Minutes

    Number of Sections


    Negative marks per question


    Exam Mode


    IRMA 2019 Exam Syllabus 2019

    It’s important to understand the IRMA exam syllabus as the topics covered in this test is different from other traditional MBA entrance tests. IRMA exam includes only one section. Nevertheless, as per the previous year’s question paper, the following topics can be identified:

    • Agriculture
    • Corporate social responsibility
    • Education
    • Environmental issues
    • Gender Equality
    • Health issues
    • Human rights
    • Indian economy
    • IRDP schemes
    • Literacy
    • Rural development
    • Sex ratio
    • Social and economic development
    • Women-oriented schemes

    About IRMA Exam

    IRMA 2019 exam will be conducted for admission to PGDRM and FPRM courses. On the basis of CAT and XAT scores, candidates will be shortlisted for IRMASAT exam. Based on the IRMASAT written test result, candidates will be called for Group Activity and Personal Interview Rounds. Final admission will be conferred based on XAT, CAT and IRMASAT scores along-with the performance in GA and PI.

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