Institute of Rural Management Anand (2011 - 12)

The process of selection at IRMA consists of a Group Discussion, a Group Task followed by Personal Interview. Students are asked to arrive a day before and spend one night at the campus, interact with seniors and visit the campus
Feedback - Group Discussion
Average Duration : 15 mins.
No. of Panelists : 3
No. of Participants : 10-15
  • There should be equal opportunity for everybody.
  • Case Analysis- on a Rural topic. A Village with some problems, what changes would you make?
  • How would you influence people?
  • How is new technology effecting our society?
  • Which option is better -subsidy or loan?
  • Should capital punishment be abolished?
Feedback – Group Task
Average Duration : 10 mins.
No. of Participants : 10
  • Rate and discuss the 9 points given on Economic Planning of India and come out with final group ratings.
  • Prioritize the statements as per budget plan 2012 if you were finance minister?
  • 9 statements given, rank them & then discuss them & come out with common ranking count about employment, environment, poverty.
  • Distributed papers & prints on a publication. Rank those prints as you feel (9 points)
  • Discuss those points among you group again rank them as a group.
  • A Situation with 10 solutions, 3 to 4 mins to think & rank solutions priority wise
  • Come out with common rankings on the topic "Health to all, Vision 2020
Feedback - Personal Interview
Average Duration : 15-20 mins.
No. of Panelists : 3
  • Excerpts From Interview 1 (A B.Com. honors graduate with 72% and 80%+ 10th and 12th is Daughter of an Agriculturalist and studied in Sri Satya Sai Institute of High learning): What morals did you learn in your school? Why IRMA? How was the IRMA campus visit? How are the seniors? How did you reach here? What is your father's business & how does he operate? What problems does he face? What is rural management?
  • Excerpts From Interview 2 (A B.Com. Graduate from Punjab with 73% and 66% 12th Medical and 85% 10th) : Introduce yourself? Are you comfortable in a business suit? Tell about your family? Why did you choose medical & then switch to commerce? Tell us about Punjab, how many districts are there in the state? Why do you want to pursue Rural MBA? What is Macro economics /Micro economics? Explain Elasticity of Demand & Supply? Tell us about Indian economics? How would you improve agriculture? Which industry would you like to establish if given a chance to be an entrepreneur? What is micro finance?
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