Rural Management

Stream Management
Course Type PG Diploma
Duration 2 Years

Rural Management prepares talented young managers to assume challenge-filled responsibilities in rural cooperatives and development organisations. This two-year residential programme leading to a Post-Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) has been recognised as equivalent to a Master's degree by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The participants of this programme are highly valued in local, national and international cooperatives, NGOs, development organisations, and funding agencies.

Jobs after completion of the Program

- Regional Manager

- Sales Manager

- Supply Chain Manager

- Development Executive of rural areas

- Operations Manager


The course of Rural Management alludes to investigation of the country economy, agribusiness, arranging, sorting out and keeping up co-agents, business in rustic regions and related fields. The topmost foundation in India for rustic administration is the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA). IRMA is the pioneer of rustic administration in India. 

The course incorporates different orders like Cooperative Management, Social Management, Development Management, Rural Projects Management, Public Policy Management, and so forth. 

Country Management courses are accessible at undergrad, postgraduate just as PhD levels. A portion of the courses BA/BSc in Rural Management, MA/MSc in Rural Management and MBA/PGDM in Rural Management. 

Provincial Management in MBA/PGDM incorporates fieldwork for a significant timeframe, as it is the bedrock of this program. Competitors keen on seeking after Rural Management must realize that this program is about experiential learning. 

Aside from IRMA, Anand, the confirmation procedure for admission to this course incorporates, showing up in a typical passageway test for the executives and gathering conversation and individual meeting. IRMA's confirmation procedure remember a test for "Issues of Social Concern", directed by the establishment separated from having a decent score of CAT or XAT. 

To exceed expectations in rustic administration, one not just needs have great expertise and administrative abilities yet additionally a couple of individual characteristics like a solid will, compassion, duty and trustworthiness.

Top Recruiters





National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)

Eligibility Criteria 

For BA/BSc in Rural Management, the candidate must have completed Class 12 with a minimum of 50% aggregate or equivalent from a recognized university or board

Minimum of 45% for SC/ST and 50% for general category in the undergraduate level exam.

Graduation in any discipline from a UGC recognised University. Students who are in the final year and expect to complete all the requirements of graduation.

SELECTION PROCESS: Selection of candidates will be made through a process of All-India Entrance Test which will test the verbal, quantitative and analytical competencies of the students including the English Language. Group Discussion and Personal Interviews will be conducted for the short-listed candidates.