Institute of Rural Management Anand PGDM Rural Management-Executive Program admissions 2021-22

Are you a manager or supervisor keen to take up a rural management course designed for working executives? This article provides complete information on the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management – Executive) program for working executives offered by the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Gujarat. Learn about the curriculum, fee, eligibility criteria and the application procedure.

The Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Gujarat has issued the admission notification for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management – Executive) for the academic session 2021-22, alongside the admission notification for the PG Diploma in Rural Management course for the academic session 2021-23.

About IRMA PGDM (RM-X) Course

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Rural Management – Executive) is a full-time residential program for experienced working people. Those having a role as a manager or holding a position in a supervisory role in HR, finance and accounting, marketing, and the like, would benefit from this in-depth program of 15 months' duration. This All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)-approved course has 60 seats (no management quota) with two field-based segments and a wide range of electives. Candidates are selected on the basis of their C.V. and personal interview at IRMA. Academic performance, extra-curricular activities and sports are given due weightage in addition to the scores of the entrance test.

Organizations associated with IRMA are welcome to sponsor their employees for the program, for which the admission procedure and selection criteria is the same as for self-sponsored candidates.

PGDM (RM-X) Eligibility Criteria

There is no age limit for admission to this course. Other requirements are as follows-
Academic Qualification: You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or equivalent qualification with 50% or above aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in the qualifying Degree exam (45% or above for SC/ST/DAP candidates).

Work experience: Only those with a minimum of five years' full-time work experience in a Managerial/Supervisory position are eligible to apply.

Competitive Exam Scores: Additionally, you must have a valid score of any of these competitive exams - CAT of 2018, 2019 and 2020; or XAT of 2018, 2019 and 2020; or GMAT of October 2018-December 2020.

PGDM (RM-X) fees

  1. Course fee The tuition fee of the PGDM (RM-X) course is Rs. 9,90,000/-. There is also a security deposit of Rs. 18,000/- that is refundable, and an Alumni Association Fee of Rs.2,000. The total fee payable is Rs. 1,010,000/-. The program fee has to be paid in two installments, the first as per the date mentioned in the offer letter, and the second before the start of the Term.

  2. Application Form Fee: Rs. 2,500/- (non-refundable).

PGDM (RM-X) Application process

You have to submit the application in online mode only at the IRMA admission registration website after registering with a valid email ID.

Ensure that you keep ready the scores of the CAT/XAT/GMAT exam, other details of your academic years and professional work experience, and scanned or digital copies of your latest passport-size photo (150 X 180 pixels) and signature (150 X 70 pixels). In the case of reserved category candidates, a scanned copy of self-attested latest proof issued by the appropriate authority of OBC (Non-creamy)/SC/ST/DAP category is also required.

Important dates

Last date for receipt of completed applications: 31st January 2021.
Intimation for Personal Interview: 2nd February 2021.
Personal Interview: 12th - 13th January 2021.
Announcement of final results: 22nd February 2021.
Last date to submit the acceptance form: 1st March 2021.
Last date to deposit the first installment fee: 15th March 2021.
Last date of withdrawal: as per AICTE norms that are prevailing at that time.
Induction program: 24th to 30th March 2021.
First Term start date: 31st May 2021.

Contact information

Contact personnel: Prof. Madhavi Mehta, Programme Chair; Ms. Vandana V. Shah, Sr. Programme Officer.
Contact Ph: 02692 – 221691, Mobile: 70690 66510. Fax: 02692 - 260188, 261230.
Website :
Address: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Anand-388 001, Gujarat.
Admissions brochure:

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