Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

Anand (Gujarat) Estd : 1979 Approved by : AICTE, NBA, AIU, NAAC Type : Private
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Institute of Rural Management

Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) is an autonomous institution, situate in Anand, Gujarat, India. It was established in 1979 with the help of SDC (Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation), Govt. of India, the erstwhile Indian Dairy Corporation and NDBB (National Dairy Development Board). 

IRMA offers two years full-time PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management) course in Rural Management. Which is recognized as equivalent to Master’s degree in Rural Management by the AIU (Association of Indian Universities), approved by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditation). IRMA also offers Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Certificate course in Rural Management (CRM).

IRMA has highly qualified full-time faculty with a blend of academic and industrial experience.

IRMA campus is spread over in sixty acres of land adjacent to the Anand Agriculture University. The campus is well-equipped with student hostels, mess, lecture hall, library, seminar hall, auditorium, and other support facilities. 

IRMA provides separate hostel facilities to all the boys and girls. The campus has nine blocks in the hostel, each with 24 furnished single room. Every floor has a common reading room, which is also used for receiving guests of students.

IRMA library is housed in a three-storied building. It helps the teaching and research programmes of the institute and has 42628 books, 417 audio-video cassettes, 40 CD-Roms, 919 Microforms, 1742 MTS reports, 108 OTS reports, and 309 Fieldwork reports. Additionally, the library has also the subscription of three electronic databases namely Prowess (CMIE, Mumbai), (Datanet India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi) and ABI/Inform (Proquest Informatics, Bangalore). The fully automated library has the facilities of photocopying, reference, inter-library-loan and bibliographical search assistance to the user.

IRMA provides a huge range of sports facilities to its students and staff. The sports complex has a well-appointed gymnasium and infrastructure facilities for the game like badminton and table tennis. Additionally, there are facilities for sports i.e. cricket, basketball, football, and volleyball.

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Top Courses & Fees

  • PGPEx 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 5.4 Lacs
  • PGPM 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 6.4 Lacs
  • Certificate 1 Courses Available


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IRMA Anand, Anand Placement

IRMA's mission is to promote the sustainable, eco-friendly, and equitable socio-economic development of rural people through professional management. A variety of organizations from the business sector, PSUs, state and central governments, NGOs, and multilateral agencies participate in our placements.

The Campus Placement Programme for each graduating batch ensures that all the ...

46.5 Lacs
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10.6 Lacs
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Awards and Rankings

  • IRMA girls being awarded at the event
  • IRMA wins second prize at IIM Ahmedabad Confluence 2015
  • Congratulations to the team of Ms.Akanksha Dua and Ms.Ishita Girishbhai Kotak
  • Team of Ms. Mansi Kathuria and Mr Tanuj Sharma have won awards for their Business plan on Biogas plants and Organic manure
  • Sunandan Madan has won awards at various B-school and National level competitions
  • Swapnil Agarwal has won awards at various B-school and National level competitions.

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Contact Details of Institute of Rural Management, Anand

  • Contact No:
    +91-2692-260391 / +91-2692-260 181
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  • Address:
    Institute of Rural Management Post Box No. 60, Anand 388001. Gujarat. India.
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