Institute of Rural Management Anand Admission to Post Graduate and Fellow Program in Rural Management (PRM & FPRM)

Name of Institute / University

Institute of Rural Management Anand

Courses Offered

Applications are invited for admission to the following programmes

Post Graduate Program in Rural Management (PRM 2011 - 2013)

Fellow Program in Rural Management (FPRM 2011) (3 years course)

Thematic Fields at Specialization: (a) Management of Collectives; (b) Agri-Business Rural Marketing; (c ) Natural Resources Management; (d) Development Management; (e) Micro-finance Management; (f) Governance and Livelihoods; (g) Rural Infrastructure and Services Management; and h) Public Policy and Non-profit Management.


For PRM:

A graduate from any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years (10+2+3) of education, having 50 per cent (45 per cent for SC/ ST/ PwD) aggregate marks at the graduation level can apply for admission. The percentage of aggregate marks is to be calculated as per the practice followed by the concerned university or institution.

Those who are in the final year and who expect to complete all the requirements of graduation before June 06, 2011 can also apply. Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for PRM. There is no management quota for admission to PRM at IRMA.


Candidates with anyone of the following;

i) Post graduation in any discipline from a recognized Institution with 55% marks. and 50% marks at graduation level; (ii) PRM from IRMA; (iii) Four-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.} with 50% marks and at least one year work experience; (iv) Five- year professional degree [medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.] with 60% marks are eligible for admission to FPRM.

SC / ST / OBC / PWD candidates are eligible for 5% relaxation in the marks specified above. Candidates, who expect to fulfill the eligibility requirements before June 06, 2011,may also apply.

How To Apply

An applicant can opt for one of the following options:

a) Apply online and pay through payment gateway.

b. Make payment at any branch of IMS Learning Center, after getting IMS receipt apply only through IRMA website by using IMS receipt number.

c. Take a print out of SBI challan available on IRMA website in the admission link. Make payment at any branch of SBl 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 forms, etc.) maybe obtained from Admission Office, IRMA, Anand – 388 001 on payment of full fees.

Prospectus and sample question papers will be sent to the candidates opting for options a and c after their application is received at IRMA. It is compulsory for all applicants to send a hard copy of application form at Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand – 388 001, Gujarat. Those applicants, who are using option b or c, are required to attach IMS Receipt or SBI challan respectively with the application form

Application Fee Structure

Examination Fees for Online Applicant

For One Programme - General & OBC: Rs.1000/-; SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs.500/-

For Two Programmes - General & OBC: Rs.1500/-; SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs.750/-

Examination Fees for Applying in Hardcopy

For One Programme - General & OBC: Rs.1050/-; SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs.550/-

For Two Programmes - General & OBC: Rs.1550/-; SC/ ST/ PwD: Rs.800/-

Contact Details

Address: Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001.
Tel: 02692 – 260 391 / 260 181
Fax: 02692 – 260188

Entrance Date


Test Centers

Anand, Bangalore, Bhopal, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Udaipur, Varanasi, Delhi, Pantnagar, Bhubaneshwar, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune, Dehradun, Vijayawada, Kochi


Fellowship: Every FPRM participant receives a fellowship of Rs.14000/- per month till they clear the Comprehensive Qualifying Examination and then Rs.16000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- per year for a period of four years.

Selection Procedure:

A written test, common for all the above programmes will be conducted on November 14, 2010 Sunday (09:15 - 12:15 hr) at 27 centres across India. PRM participants arc selected on the basis of the written test, group discussion and interview. FPRM participants are selected on the basis of the written test, interview and presentation of an essay. Candidates with PRM qualification from IRMA applying for FPRM are exempt from the written test.

Application Forms Now Available

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