Institute of Rural Management Anand (2018 - 19)

Process
The process consists of IRMASAT and Group Exercises, followed by personal interview.
IRMASAT is a written test consisting of 30 questions based on social awareness. The duration of the test is 30 minutes.
Feedback- Group Exercise
Group Exercises are conducted in two rounds: Group Activity and Case Discussion.
Number of Participants: 7-9
Group Activity
Duration: 20 minutes
  • Number of Group Skills given: Arrange them in the order of preference
  • 9 Problems/issues in middle class: Arrange in the order of priority
Case Discussion
Duration: 20 minutes
  • You are the member of the board of directors of the company. A research grants needs to be given with your permission. You are required to focus on the CSR part of the company. (5 options are given out of which the group needs to choose and justify one option)
  • You are running a chain of hospitals, which is in loss. (some facts given about the case) Give suggestions.
PI: 20-30 minutes
Feedback – Personal Interview
No. of Panelists: 3-4
Duration: 20-30 minutes
Excerpt from Interview 1:
Candidate Profile: B.Com, Fresher
How are you? Your homeplace is a hill station? Your percentiles can get you an IIM, why IRMA? What does your family do? Do you hate corporates? What is the one best thing about IRMA except the infrastructure and faculties? What are your hobbies? Are you aware of the agriculture-related schemes introduced in the budget? Which one do you think is the best? And why? Do you want to ask us anything?
Excerpt from Interview 2:
Candidate Profile: B.Sc. (Food Technology), Fresher
Tell us about your educational background. What was your favourite subject? (some questions on academic subjects) You are from Haryana. Are you aware of the agricultural issues there? What was the impact of green revolution in your village? And what were the negative effects of this? (Questions on online courses taken by the candidate)
Excerpt from Interview 3:
Candidate Profile: B.Sc. (Mathematical Science), Fresher

Tell me something about yourself and your family background. (specific questions on candidate’s projects, technical papers and other similar activities) Why IRMA? Why do you want to pursue rural management? Tell us something about Delhi. What are the current social issues in Delhi? What are the social issues in your college? Any questions for us?