Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) Admission Notification 2013
Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) is out with its admission notice for the 34th Postgraduate Programme in Rural Management (PRM 2013-15) and 12th Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM 2013). A written test, common for all the above programmes will be conducted on November 11, 2012 – Sunday. Last date for receiving completed applications is September 30, 2012. Although, there was an ongoing case which created doubts about whether IRMA would be conducted this year or not, the Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the institute and the test will be conducted as per schedule.
PRM participants are selected on the basis of the written test, group activity and personal interview.
FPRM participants are selected on the basis of the written test, interview and presentation of an essay.
How to Apply:
An applicant can opt for one of the following options:
a) Apply online and pay through payment gateway.
b) Make payment through SBI’s Online Internet Banking “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 (prospectus, application form, sample question paper etc.) can be obtained from Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand - 388 001 on payment of full fees.
e) Examination form fees will be waived for applicants belonging to “Below Poverty Line (BPL)” families. Such applicants may apply online or send a request by post or courier for application form to Admissions Office, IRMA with self attested proof of “Below Poverty Line (BPL)” status issued by appropriate authority to get exemption from paying application fees. IRMA will send printed materials (prospectus, application form, sample question paper etc.) to such applicants. If applying online then the applicant is required to send hard copy of application form with self attested proof of “Below Poverty Line (BPL)” status issued by appropriate authority to get exemption from paying application fees. at IRMA. Failure to attach the proof of “BPL” status will lead to rejection of the application.
It is compulsory for applicants to send a hard copy of application form to Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand–388001, Gujarat. Those who are using option “b “and “c” are required to send payment proof with hard copy of application form.
Applicant can download Prospectus of PRM and FPRM and Sample Question Paper from IRMA website. As a precautionary measure, Admissions Office, IRMA will also send hard copies of Prospectus and Sample Question Paper to each registered applicant after receiving hardcopy of her/his application form at Admissions Office, IRMA
IRMA written test score is to be used by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (ED), Gandhinagar, Institute of Rural Management (IRM), Jaipur, KIIT School of Rural Management, Bhubaneswar and Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) for their rural management programmes Students are required to apply separately to the particular institute for the admission.