IBSAT Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test [IBSAT]

IBSAT - ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

ICFAI Foundation conducts ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test or IBSAT every year for students who are willing to seek admission in PGPM and MBA programs offered by different ICFAI business schools. ICFAI has different campuses in Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Dehradun. This entrance examination has gained high popularity as ICFAI aptitude test. ICFAI University offers admission to students based on the marks scored in IBSAT test.

The ICFAI university also accepts the score of MAT, XAT, CAT, GMAT, NMAT, etc. Students who have qualified the entrance test is shortlisted for the selection procedure. The selection procedure is accomplished at the different campuses of IBS. The selection process comprises of personal interview and group discussion. The past academic records of the student and performance in group discussion and personal interview are also taken into consideration for final selection of the candidate.

This entrance examination primarily tests your aptitude in analytical reasoning, vocabulary, data adequacy, reading comprehension, data interpretation and quantitative procedures. The entrance test consists of 4 sections. There are 30 multiple choice questions in each section. Candidates are awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. The best thing about this entrance examination is that there is no negative marking.

It is essential to meet the eligibility norms for appearing in this entrance test. Failing to meet the eligibility criteria may lead to disqualification at a later off stage. Total marks for this entrance test are 120. There is time allotment of 2 hours for completing the question paper. Candidates having part time or correspondence degrees do not have the eligibility for applying in the entrance test. Students who are appearing in the final year of graduation can appear for this test. However, they need to show necessary documents regarding the same.

IBSAT Exam Date

The screening test was held between 16th and 27th of December. Each year, the selection test is organized by the 2nd and 4th week of December. This examination follows a pen-and-paper mode.

Events

Dates

Availability of IBSAT Application Form

1-Jul-18

Closing Date of IBSAT Application Form

9-Dec-18

IBSAT Eligibility criteria

Candidates should have passed graduation from any recognized university and should have scored a minimum aggregate score of 50%. Students in the final year of graduation can apply for this IBSAT test. However, they should produce the degree certificate and mark sheet at the time of admission.

Students completing graduation through correspondence or part-time format are not eligible for apply. Students should have completed the graduation through 10+2+4 or 10+2+3 education system

IBSAT Application Form & fees

The application form for IBSAT has been released on 1st July and the last date for submission of the application form was scheduled on the 18th of December. The institute offers chances for submitting the application form in persona as well as through online. 

IBSAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The standard of the examination resembles the standard of the graduation examination observed by the universities in India. Candidates will require answering questions from topics like English Usage, Quantitative ability, and Data Interpretation & Sufficiency as well as reading Comprehension.  

IBSAT Admit Card

Students, successfully submitting the application form and are found eligible, can download the admit card from the website of the institute. At the time downloading the admit card, students will require producing the application form number. Admit card will be sent to the candidates via post as well

The IBSAT 2018-2019 exam is scheduled in 2nd to 3rd week of December.

IBSAT Results & Score Card

Result for IBSAT was announced on 6th January through the official website of the institute. The institute conducted the selection briefing between 20th and 30th January and selection process for MBA/PGPM has been scheduled as on 17th to 26th February. 

IBSAT Counselling & Admission

Admission is done on the basis of scored availed by the students in IBS Aptitude Test . Candidates who will be shortlisted in accordance with the cut off marks in the entrance test will be called for personal interview and group discussion.

IBSAT Participating Colleges

There are 9 ICFAI business schools that accept the scores of ISBAT entrance examination. These business schools include

  • IBS Ahmedabad
  • IBS Gurgaon
  • IBS Pune
  • IBS Mumbai

List of IBSAT examination centres

The test states given below for IBSAT:

ANDHRA PRADESH MADHYA PRADESH
ASSAM MAHARASHTRA
BIHAR NEW DELHI
CHHATTISGARH ORISSA
GOA RAJASTHAN
GUJARAT TAMIL NADU
HARYANA UTTAR PRADESH
JAMMU & KASHMIR UTTARAKHAND
KARNATAKA WEST BENGAL
KERALA