Those who meet with following norms are eligible to apply for admission to the programme.

(i) Minimum Educational Qualification: Graduate in any discipline with 50 percent or above (45 percent or above for SC/ST/DAP)  aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA at the graduation level.

(ii) Admission will be on the basis of the candidate having a valid score of either CAT/XAT/GMAT or Mini GMAT as under:

                    Table-1: Validity of scores of entrance tests

Sl. No. Name of Entrance Test  Validity of the scores of tests conducted in following years
 1  CAT  2016, 2017 and 2018
 2  XAT   2017, 2018 and 2019
 3  GMAT/Mini GMAT  From 1st October 2016 till 10th August 2019

(iii) Assessment of the curriculum vitae, group exercises, and/or personal interview at IRMA. The weightage given to different components appears in Table-2 as under:

                  Table-2: Weightage of selection components

Sl. No.  Component  Weightage
 1  Score of the Entrance Test as per Table-1 above  35%
 2  Academic Performance (AP)  10%
 3  Exotic Careers  5%
 4  Interview and Group Discussions  40%
 5  Extra-curricular Activities and Sports  5%
 6  Gender diversity  5%
   Total  100%

(iv) Minimum Work Experience: At least five years post-qualification full-time work experience in Managerial/Supervisory position. The person should have completed five years of full-time work in the prescribed capacity on 30th December of the year of admission.

IRMA encourages participants from diverse educational streams to apply. There is no management quota for admission to the programme.

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