IRMS Notification 2023 (Out): Check Eligibility, Exam Dates, New Pattern & More


IRMS notification 2023 has to be released on February 01, 2023. UPSC will conduct the IRMS exam (Indian Railway Management Service) for the Ministry of Railways. A total of 150 IRMS Vacancies. The candidates will find the details like IRMS eligibility criteria, application fees, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. in the official notification. Here is this video you will get to know about IRMS Notification 2023, Eligibility for IRMS 2023, Exam Pattern and other relevant details.


IRMS Exam 2023: Important Highlights

IRMS exam 2023 highlights are provided below as per the official notification:

Name of the Exam
Indian Railway Management Service Examination
Conducting Body
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
ExaminationUPSC IRMS
Exam LevelNational
Exam Frequency
Once in a year
Mode of Examination
Official website

IRMS Exam 2023: Important Dates

IRMS exam 2023 date and other event dates are provided below in the table:

EventExam Date
IRMS Notification
February 01, 2023
IRMS Prelims Exam Date
May 28, 2023
IRMS Mains Exam Date
To be announced
IRMS Interview Exam Date
To be announced
IRMS Final Result
To be announced

IRMS Vacancy 2023

IRMS vacancy 2023 breakdown category-wise are given below for all IRMS aspirants. They must check the vacancy details below:

No. of Vacancies
UR (Including EWS)
PH (OA and OL)

Points to Remember-

  • The number of vacancies indicated here towards PwBD component is on the basis of 4% as per DoP&T’s OM 36035/02/2017- Estt. (Res.) dated 15.01.2018. as adopted by Ministry of Railways.
  • Brief particulars and broad terms and conditions of the service, Medical standards, Functional classification/ Physical requirement in respect of IRMS are enclosed as Annexure-A.
  • Persons suffering from not less than 40% of the relevant disability shall alone be eligible for the beneift of reservation.

IRMS Eligibility Criteria 2023

IRMS eligibility criteria 2023 can be checked below before applying for the IRMS recruitment 2023:

  • The general category aspirants, who are belonging to the age group of 21 years to 30 years, can apply for the IRMS exam 2023.
  • The candidates should complete their graduation in any of the Engineering disciplines from the recognized Institute.

IRMS Application Fees 2023

Application Fee (Tentative)
General/ EWS/ OBC
INR 200
Women/ PH/ SC/ ST

IRMS Exam Pattern 2023

IRMS exam pattern comprises two offline exams, UPSC CSE 2023 Prelims exam, and IRMS Mains exams and after that the Personal Interview round. There will be two papers in both the UPSC CSE 2023 Prelims and IRMS Mains exam. The medium of the exam will be same as the UPSC CSE 2023 exam.

IRMS Prelims (UPSC CSE) Exam Pattern 2023

In the IRMS Prelims exam, the candidates will be provided with an OMR sheet for both papers, where the correct answer are required to be marked in colour. If the candidates will mark the wrong answer, they will get a deduction of 1/3rd marks. The question type will be MCQs.

PaperQuestionsDuration of Exam
Maximum Marks
Paper 1 (General Studies & Engineering Aptitude)
1002 hours200
Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)
1503 hours300
Total250 Questions5 hours600 marks

IRMS Mains Exam Pattern 2023

The IRMS Mains test will be held in the offline mode, and similar to the Prelims exam, the aspirants will have to answer two papers in the IRMS Mains exam pattern. Check the IRMS exam pattern here.

IRMS Mains PapersNumber of QuestionsDuration of Exam
Maximum Marks
Paper 1 (Engineering Discipline)
5 out of 8 Optional Questions3 hours300
Paper 2 (Engineering Discipline)
5 out of 8 Optional Questions3 hours300
Total10 Questions6 hours600 marks

IRMS Personal Interview Exam Pattern 2023

  • This is the final stage of the IRMS exam 2023.
  • Only the shortlisted aspirants from the written test will appear for the Personal Interview round.
  • In the interview round, the candidates will be marked out of 200 marks.

IRMS 2023 Notification FAQs

Ques. What is the IRMS full form?

Ans. The full form of the IRMS examination is Indian Railway Management Service Examination. The exam will be conducted by the Indian Railways.

Ques. What is the minimum educational qualification for the IRMS examination?

Ans. The aspirants will need to complete their graduation in any of the Engineering disciplines from the recognized Institute.

Ques. What is the minimum age limit of the IRMS examination?

Ans. The minimum age limit of the candidates should be 21 years to 30 years to apply for the IRMS examination 2023.

Ques. When the IRMS notification will be released?

Ans. It can be expected that the IRMS notification will be released very soon. Once the notification will be out, it will be available on the official website.


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