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MBA Examination - IBSAT 2017 (Dates, Registration, Pattern, Form)

  • Jun 19th, 2017

About The Exam

IBSAT 2017
  • 7 colleges of ICFAI Business School(IBS) take ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test(IBSAT) as their eligibility criteria. 5 of them are already mentioned in the college list, apart from that it have also centers in Bangalore and Dehradun.
  • IBSAT 2016 was conducted in 95 Test Centers. To see the list of test centers check here: http://ibsindia.org/test-centers/
  • Courses offered:
  1. MBA program offered by IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.
  2. PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management) program offered by IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses

Important Dates IBSAT 2017

Application Submission

July 01 – December 12 , 2017


December 21 - 24 , 2017



Selection Briefings

January 13 – 17 , 2018

Selection Process

February 20 – 26 , 2018

Candidates Applied
25,000 (Approx.)

Form Fee
Rs. 1800

Paid Online: Through Debit/Credit Card

Paid Offline in Branch offices/Marketing Branches: http://ibsindia.org/contact-us/

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English.
  • All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2018.
  • Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements (including practical examinations / viva / assignments) before May 31, 2018. The admission will remain provisional until they produce marks sheets and degree certificates establishing their eligibility. The last date for submission of proof of graduation is November 01, 2018.
  • Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2018 onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that they satisfy the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates.

Exam Format
Computer based test (One have to choose the slot according to their preference)

Test Subjects

  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Adequacy
  • Vocabulary
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension

IBSAT 2016 Test Pattern

Name of the Sections

No. of Questions

Verbal Ability


Reading Comprehension


Quantitative Aptitude


Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation


IBSAT is of 2 hours multiple choice test with no negative marking and sectional time limit.

IBSAT Syllabus

Quantitative Techniques


Number system


Profit & loss

English usage


English grammar


Replace the missing words

Time and Work

Para jumble









Permutation & combination


Coordinate geometry


Arithmetic progression




Selection Process

  • Candidates who have qualified based on the exam are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2018. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Top Colleges

  • IBS Business School, Hyderabad
  • IBS Business School, Mumbai
  • ICFAI University, Dehradun
  • IBS Business School, Pune
  • IBS Business School, Gurgaon

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