The selection procedure of IRMA is a three-step process. For the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) aspirants, appearing for CAT or XAT followed by IRMA Social Awareness Test (IRMASAT) are the first two steps. Based on their performance, IRMA shortlists candidates.

In the third and final step, shortlisted candidates appear for the Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. If you clear the IRMASAT cutoff, then you are shortlisted to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final merit list is generated based on your performance in IRMASAT, selection rounds and CAT or XAT.

You need to know the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Submit a valid score of one of the exam among CAT and XAT. The highest of the two scores is considered for admission.
  2. Appear for IRMASAT.
  3. Shortlisted candidates have to appear for Group Activities (GA) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

Parameters to Shortlist Applicants for GA & PI

Parameters Weightage (%)
CAT or XAT 80
IRMASAT Marks 20

Final Merit List

The final merit list is prepared on the basis of below-mentioned factors and weightages. 

Weightage for Final Merit List

Parameters Weightage
CAT or XAT 40 Marks
IRMASAT on ISC 10 Marks
Group Activities (GA) 25 Marks
Personal Interview (PI) 25 Marks
Total 100 Marks