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Established : 1979 | Accredited/Approved : Institute of Rural Management Anand | Affiliated : AICTE

About Institute of Rural Management Anand

Institute of Rural Management, commonly known as IRMA, was established in 1979 in Anand, Gujarat. The foundation was laid by the 'Father of the White Revolution in India' Dr. Varghese Kurien, with the aid of the Government of India, Government of Gujarat, SDC, NDDB, and Indian Dairy Corporation. IRMA Anand is one of the leading B schools in India. NAAC accredits IRMA with an "A" Grade. IRMA Ranking among B Schools is 6th in the West Zone by The Week Magazine Survey 2021. IRMA NIRF Ranking is 55 among India's top MBA/PGDM Colleges. Aside from these, IRMA has achieved rankings from other media outlets such as India Today, Times B School, and many more. 

IRMA offers a two-year PGDM (Rural Management) accredited by the NBA and approved by AICTE. Furthermore, the Institute of Rural Management PGDM Degree has been recognized by AIU as MBA equivalent degree. Besides PGDM, IRMA offers admission to the Executive PGDM (RM) exclusively for working professionals and Fellowship Management Programme (RM) at the Doctorate level. However, PGDM is a flagship course of IRMA.

IRMA Anand admission is based on the scores of CAT and XAT. Further rounds of assessment include Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). IRMA encourages students from all educational streams to apply for its programs. Students need to fill out the IRMA application form, available online on the institute's official site.

IRMA Anand Highlights

Candidates can go through this table to get a brief and quick insight about IRMA Anand.

Institute Name

Institute of Rural Management

Abbreviated as



Anand, Gujarat

Established in


Admission criteria

Entrance exam

Entrance exam accepted


Application mode


Application fee

  • General- 2000 INR
  • SC/ST/PWD- 1000 INR
  • BPL- No fee

Courses offered

  • PGDM (Rural Management)
  • FPM (Rural Management)
  • PGDM (Rural Management Executive)

Institute of Rural Management, Anand Rankings

IRMA has been ranked in surveys of various prestigious newspapers, magazines, and portals. Check out the rankings achieved by IRMA Ananad, listed below:

  • In a survey led by The Week Magazine, IRMA Anand was ranked 21st in India's Best B- schools category.
  • IRMA Anand Ranking is 15th among Top Business in India By TOI Survey.
  • In a survey conducted by Business Today, IRMA Anand was ranked 14th.
  • In India's Best B- school survey (private) West Zone category, IRMA Anand was ranked 6th by The Week Magazine.
  • According to the Outlook Survey, IRMA College Ranking is 17th Out of 30 Best Business Schools.
  • Institute of Rural Management, Anand NIRF Ranking is 55th Out of 75 in 2021. Whereas in the year 2020, it was positioned in 72nd.

Institute of Rural Management, Anand Courses

Check out the IRMA Anand Courses availability and intake.


Students' intake

PGDM (Rural Management)


FPM (Rural Management)


Executive PGDM (Rural Management)


Institute of Rural Management, Anand Fees

IRMA fees structure for PGDM (PG Diploma in Rural Management) are given below, along with deposits and other charges.

PGDM (RM) Programme fees (two years)

14,00,000 (includes IRMA hostel fee)

Caution deposit


Book deposit and teaching material charges


Industry interface charges*




Alumni Association membership*




   *Non- refundable

Institute of Rural Management, Anand Admission

Applicants who hold a recognized UG degree with a minimum of 50% marks can apply for the IRMA PGDM Degree. (45% and above for SC/ST/PWD). Students pursuing their final year of bachelor's degree can also apply for the program, but they must have cleared all their graduation exams before the commencement of the classes.

  • To be eligible for IRMA PGDM Admission, applicants must qualify in any competitive entrance test relevant to management education. Desired applicants must qualify either in CAT or XAT.
  • If a student has given both the exams, higher scores on any exams will be considered for the IRMA admission process.
  • Eligible applicants need to fill out the IRMA Online application form available at the college's main website.
  • The IRMA application fee for general candidates is 2000 INR. For SC/ST/PWD candidates, it is 1000 INR.
  • And for the BPL (Below Poverty Line) candidates, there are no application fees, but they have to show the BPL certificate proof at the time of admission.
  • Once the IRMA application process concludes, the authority will shortlist the eligible applicant based on their exam scores.
  • Shortlisted students need to attend further rounds of assessments, including the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • After completing selection rounds, the authority will compile a final merit list by considering overall performance. It provides certain weightage to selection parameters.

IRMA Anand Selection Parameters Weightage


The weightage (in %)

Entrance Exam (CAT/XAT)


Personal Interview (PI)




Past academic records


(10th- 1.5%, 12th- 1.5%, Graduation- 2%)

Gender diversity


(Female and transgender- 3.5%, male-0)

Regional diversity (students from North-eastern states and aspirational districts)


Sports diversity


Academic diversity


Academic pedigree


Work Experience




Institute of Rural Management, Anand Cut off

The shortlisting of the candidates for PI and WAT is based on the IRMA Anand Cut-off criteria. IRMA accepts the valid scores of CAT and XAT. Cut-off scores are the minimum qualifying scores students must obtain in the entrance test to be shortlisted for other selection rounds.

IRMA Anand CAT/XAT Cut off


Cut off (Percentile)


  • 86 (non-profile-based)
  • 81 (Profile based)
  • 81 (EWS)

OBC (Non- creamy)






Differently-abled person


Institute of Rural Management, Anand Placements

In the IRMA Anand placements 2022 drive, more than 431 offers were made to 251 students of the PGDM (RM) batch. Additionally, 19 pre-placement offers were given to the students. IRMA placement packages have been raised compared to the last year's placements. IRMA Average Package 2022 stood at INR 15 LPA. It has witnessed an average package of INR 26 LPA.

Major recruiters who came to the IRMA campus were Flipkart, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, AMUL, NDDB, Godrej, TATA Steel, Adani Wilmar, Yes Bank, and Future Group, and many others.

Highlights of the IRMA Anand PGDM (RM) placements 2022 are given in the table below.

IRMA Anand average package

14.33 LPA (34.67% hike)

Highest package

26.50 LPA (39.47% hike)

Median package

15 LPA (48.51% hike)

Lowest package

8 LPA (48.15% hike)

Mean package for top 10 percentile

20.05 LPA

Mean package for top 25 percentile

17.67 LPA

Mean package for top 50 percentile

16.70 LPA

Mean package of fresh graduates

14.34 LPA

Mean package of graduates with work experience

14.31 LPA


Q.1) What is IRMA Anand's address?

IRMA Anand's address is University Road, near National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Anand, Gujarat-388001.

Q.2) What is the Institute of Rural Management Anand contact details?

Contact detail is- 02692260391, 02692260181

Q.3) What is the scope of doing PGDRM from IRMA?

IRMA Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management has been accredited by NBA and approved by AICTE. In terms of placement, IRMA is best. It has been consistently ranked among Top Business Schools. For three consistent years, IRMA Anand was featured among NIRF Top 75 MBA/PGDM Colleges. 

Institute of Rural Management Anand Course fee structure

PGDM - Rural Management 950000 2 years
PGDM - Finance 950000 2 years
PGDM - Marketing Management 950000 2 years
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Institute of Rural Management Anand Entrance exams required for Admission 2022

Institute of Rural Management Anand Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Placement Statistics

4.5 Lacs per annum
46.50 Lacs per annum

Institute of Rural Management Anand Placements and Companies visited

Godrej & Boyce
Yes Bank


Asked question

What is the ranking of the Institute of Rural Management Anand?
Asked by Guest
replied on 16-Mar-2022 18:41:43

IRMA NIRF Ranking in 2021 was 55. In 2020, it secured 72nd Rank. Whereas in 2019, it bagged 51st Rank. Over the past three years, IRMA has been included in NIRF Top 100 MBA/PGDM College List.

Does IRMA accept a CAT score?
Asked by Guest
replied on 16-Mar-2022 18:42:13

For admission to the PG Diploma in IRMA, candidates can apply based on a CAT score. Besides, the college accepts the valid score of XAT and GMAT. However, candidates must meet the IRMA Cutoff criteria to be eligible. IRMA CAT Cut off percentile is 80.

Institute of Rural Management Fees structure?
Asked by Guest
replied on 16-Mar-2022 18:42:31

IRMA offers admission to the full-time PG Diploma In Rural Management. IRMA fees structure for PGDRM is INR 15 Lakhs for two academic years.

What is the application fee for PGDM at IRMA?
Asked by Suhas
replied on 07-Feb-2022 15:59:16

To apply for PGDM at IRMA, the application fee is INR 2,500.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

2692260391, 2692260181

Email ID:



Institute of Rural Management, Post Box No. 60, Anand, Gujarat, India

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