The registration for the IRMA 2016 started from October 5.
This exam is taken for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PRM) and Fellow Programme in Rural Management.
The duration of PRM programme is 2 years and for full time Fellow Programme, the duration of course increases to 7 years. The programme comprises of four different segments namely - classroom, village fieldwork, development internship, and management trainee-ship.
Scores obtained in the exam determines the selection of the candidates. The test will be conducted online and the candidates will be are required to answer 40 questions in 1 hour and 20 minutes.
The IRMA candidates will also have to appear for "Issues of Social Concern" test.
The candidates interested in the PRM course should have completed their graduation in any discipline, with a minimum of 15 years(10 plus 2 plus 4) of education and should have secured aggregate 50 percent marks (45 percent for SC/ST/DAP) or they should have completed an equivalent GPA from any recognised institution/university.
The candidates interested in the FPRM course should have done PGDRM from IRMA along with one year of post diploma work experience; post graduation in any discipline from a recognised institution or university along with 50 percent of aggregate marks at PG level and 50 percent of marks at graduation level.
An entrance exam will be conducted to select the candidates. A candidate has to first appear in CAT 2015 entrance exam, before registering for IRMA 2016.
Source: India Today