Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)

Fellow Programme in Rural Management 2018 at Institute of Rural Management Anand

Institute of Rural Management Anand has invited applications for admission to IRMA Fellow Programme in Rural Management for 2018 sessions, which is a coursework-based doctoral level programme with a residency requirement of minimum 3 years, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for 2018 sessions.

FPM Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, an applicant must satisfy one of the following conditions:

(a) PGDRM from IRMA, (b) PGDRDM from IRMA with 1 year post diploma work experience, (c) Post graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or Institution with 55% marks at PG and 50% marks at Graduation (college) level, (d) 5 year professional degree (medicine, veterinary science, architecture etc.) with 60% marks and at least one year work experience,

(e) 4-year professional degree (engineering, agricultural sciences etc.) with 60% marks and at least three years’ work experience.

(f) Applicants having a valid score of UGC JRF in relevant disciplines (management, economics, social work, sociology, psychology, commerce, etc.), UGC JRF is mandatory, the only NET is not sufficient for getting the exemption from admissions test.

Selection Procedure for Fellow Programme in Rural Management 2018

Applicants from Foreign Nationals/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries and Sons & Daughters of Non-Resident Indian(s) may apply through GMAT/ GRE Scores (taken on or after January 2013)/ CAT 2017/ XAT 2018 scores for PGDRM 2018.

Students will be selected on the basis of above-mentioned test score and Telephonic Personal Interview.


Every FPRM participant receives a fellowship of Rs.18,000/- per month till they clear the Comprehensive Qualifying Exam and then Rs.20,000/- per month and a contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- per year for a period of 4 years.

IRMA FPRM Admission Form 2018

Application Form for IRMA Admissions 2018 will be available online on IRMA website and in hard copy at the Admissions Office, IRMA.

FPRM Application Fee

One Program – Rs.1275/- for General and OBC, SC/ ST/ DAP Rs.675/-.

Two Programs – Rs.1675/- for General and OBC, SC/ ST/ DAP Rs.875/-.

Printed application material (prospectus, application form, sample question paper etc.) can be obtained from Admissions Office, IRMA, Anand-388001 on payment of full fees.

IRMA FPRM Admission Dates 2018

Last date for receipt of completed applications: February 15th, 2018

Intimation for Personal Interview (PI): March 20th, 2018

Personal Interview dates: 9th – 14th April 2018

Announcement of final results: Second / third week of May 2018

Classes on Bridge Course (if needed): 28th May to 02nd June 2018

FPRM Induction Program: 14th to 16th June 2018

Beginning of First Term: June 18th 2018

IRMA Fellow Programme in Rural Management 2018 | FPRM Program
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