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IRMA 2019 Exam Syllabus

Apr 5, 2018 15:54 IST
    IRMA 2019 Exam Syllabus
    IRMA 2019 Exam Syllabus

    IRMA 2019 exam is going to be computer-based test, which will be conducted by the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). In order to appear for the IRMA exam, it is mandatory for candidates to have their CAT/XAT scores. Without CAT/XAT scores, candidates will not be allowed to take the IRMA test. Meanwhile, the IRMA 2019 Exam will be completely based on the issues of Social Concern.

    The exam pattern followed by IRMA is completely different from other management entrance exams. There is only one section of Social Awareness in IRMA entrance test. The questions in the IRMA test are based on issues of social concern like Economic Development, Public Health Issues and Corporate Social Responsibility. Therefore, candidates must have thorough knowledge of social awareness to crack the IRMA test. The time duration of IRMA exam is 80 minutes, and a total of 40 questions are asked in the exam.

    IRMA 2019 Exam Syllabus

    IRMA 2019 Exam syllabus includes only one section of Social Awareness, however, the questions are asked from several topics of current social concern events. Therefore, it becomes important for candidates to stay updated with latest national and international social events. Candidates should have thorough understanding of Indian Economy along-with in-depth knowledge of education, health and agriculture sectors. All the latest developments and issues happening in these sectors should be closely observed and analyzed in order to do well in the IRMA 2019 exam. In addition, candidates preparing for IRMA exam should stay well versed with latest government schemes, policies and plans.

    As the topic of Social Awareness is vast, there are no specific guidelines for the IRMA exam syllabus; however, some of the main topics that are covered in this section are as follows:  

    • Women-Oriented Schemes
    • Social and Economic Development
    • Short-Term Migration
    • Sex Ratio
    • Rural Development
    • Rural and Urban Population
    • Poverty alleviation and development programmes
    • Millenium development goals
    • IRDP Schemes
    • Internal security issues
    • Indian Economy
    • Human Rights
    • Human Development
    • Health Issues
    • Gender and Social Groups
    • Environmental Issues
    • Employment and Literacy
    • Educational Initiatives of the Government
    • Education
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Agriculture

    IRMA 2019 Exam Pattern

    Now, it’s important to take a look at the IRMA Exam pattern. The overview of IRMA exam pattern is listed below:

    • Total number of questions – 40
    • Time duration of the exam – 80 minutes
    • Mode of exam – Computer-based
    • Type of Questions – Multiple Choice Questions
    • Marking scheme – +1 mark for every correct answer and -0.25 for every wrong answer

    IRMA 2019 Exam overview

    IRMA is a test conducted on the issues of social concerns. There are 240 seats for Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management Programme. Candidates are shortlisted for the IRMA online test on the basis of XAT and CAT scores. Those who clear the online test are called for General Activity (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Admissions to PGDRM course is offered based on the candidate’s scores in XAT, CAT and IRMA Online result along-with the performance in GA and PI.

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