IRMA Tips & Tricks 2017


IRMA Tips & Tricks – Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) would conduct IRMA 2016 MBA Examination to offer admissions into its flagship course Postgraduate programmes in Rural Management to interested and eligible candidates. It is one of the best professional management education institutes of the country with special focus on India’s rural sector. The exam is designed to select candidates who have a knack for undertaking responsibilities for the reformation of rural areas. The exam not only tests quantitative, analytical & verbal aptitude but also awareness on issues of social concern. We have compiled this article for you to know the various IRMA Tips & Tricks so that you can crack the exam easily and ensure your selection. The preparation for this exam is similar to preparation for exams like CAT / XAT / MAT with a special focus on social issues.


Question Paper Pattern of IRMA Exam 2017

  • Questions would have 4 options out of which 1 would be correct.

  • A composite test booklet would contain these four tests.

  • A separate answer sheet would be given to mark answers.

  • You may attempt the questions in any order.

  • The sectional cutoff would be applied on each section.

Serial Number Name of Test Number of Multiple Choices Questions (200) Time
1 Analytical Reasoning 60 A composite time of 2 hours for all the four tests together.   
2 English Comprehension 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50
4 Issues of Social Concern 40

IRMA Tips and Tricks

1. Analytical Reasoning

  • This section deals with analytic and logical reasoning.

  • You would be asked questions on analogies, odd man out, data sufficiency, and Venn diagrams etc.

  • You must solve at least 20-30 questions on a daily basis and try to solve them correctly as fast and quick as you can.

2. Quantitative Aptitude

  • You must revise the usual topics such as Time-Speed-Distance, Geometry, and Mixture etc.

  • Syllabus for this section is similar to that of CAT.

  • The difficulty level is easy to moderate for this section.

  • Questions from advanced math are not asked.

  • With one week left for the exam, you must revise all the formulae and try to solve a variety of questions.

  • Solve mock tests for this particular section to enhance speed.

3. English Comprehension

  • You would easily solve this section is your reading speed is good.

  • Questions would be asked from a passage (comprehension).

  • Practice at least 2 passages daily till your exam date.

  • Solve sample papers to get an idea of the type of questions.

4. Issues of Social Concern

  • This is the toughest section in the examination.

  • Candidates would be asked questions to test awareness of current national issues & topics of social relevance.

  • Read magazines on current affairs and social issues.

  • You may also go for specific handouts which cover social issues and current affairs.

  • Take note of all the news related to rural India – social, developmental, political, and cultural.

  • Visit website of Ministry of Rural Development to know about different schemes for rural India.

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