IBSAT FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

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IBS Aptitude Test is the national examination which is conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education for admission to MBA/PGDM Courses. The exam is of two hours duration and is a computer-based test comprising multiple choice questions. The students who will qualify for the entrance exam will be called for the counselling session which consists of a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The below-mentioned article will cover the IBSAT FAQs (frequently asked questions), related to .

Exam NameICFAI Business School Aptitude Test
Exam Short NameIBSAT
Conducting BodyICFAI Foundation For Higher Education
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Duration 120 minutes
Courses offeredMBA/PGDM
Official Websitehttps://www.ifheindia.org/

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What is the IBSAT result release date?

The result of the IBSAT exam was declared in the 1st week of January 2023. Appeared candidates can check the scorecard by using the login credentials.

When will the IBSAT Selection Announcement be released?

The IBSAT announcement will be done in the 2nd week of January 2023. The selection list will be prepared on the basis of the exam score.

What is the date of the IBSAT Counselling Process?

The counselling process for IBSAT will be done in the month of February and March. However, the exam conducting body has not made any announcement yet.

IBSAT Eligibility Criteria FAQs

What is the eligibility criteria for IBSAT Exam?

The eligibility criteria for the IBSAT exam is mentioned below
(1) Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline with a minimum 50 per cent aggregate.
(2) Applicants in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
(3) Candidates with a valid score of GMAT, CAT and NMAT by GMAC don’t have to appear for the IBSAT and can apply for direct admission.

IBSAT Application Process FAQs

How to fill out the IBSAT Application form in Online mode?

To submit the application form for the IBSAT exam in online mode, candidates need to follow the following mentioned steps.
(1) Visit the official website
(2) Click on the Apply now button to create login credentials
(3) Then log in to apply for the application form
(4) Enter the details in the required area
(5) Check the details and pay the fees
(6) Make the payment online via Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking.

How to fill the IBSAT application form in Offline Mode?

To submit the application form for the IBSAT exam in online mode, candidates need to follow the following mentioned steps.
(1) Candidates can buy the IBSAT application form along with the prospectus from any of the IBS campus or Axis bank branches at a payment of INR 1800 in cash.
(2) The candidate will receive a package on which a login ID and voucher number will be printed.
(3) The credentials mentioned in the package will be required to log in and register
(4) Set a new password for IBSAT 2023
(5) Use the given login ID and new password to fill out the IBSAT application form.

Syllabus FAQs

What are the important topics of Quantitative Aptitude in IBSAT syllabus?

The syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude is as follows:
(1) Discount
(2) Percentage
(3) Mensuration
(4) Quadratic and Linear Equation
(5) Number System
(6) Arithmetic Progression 
(7) Geometry
(8) Instalment Payments
(9) Alligations and Mixtures
(10)Time Speed Distance

What is the IBSAT syllabus for Verbal Ability?

The syllabus of Verbal Ability is mentioned below:
(1) English Grammar
(2) Sentence Completion
(3) Replace the Missing words
(4) Different usage of same words
(5) Comprehension of Passage
(6) Incorrect words
(7) Analogies
(8) Idioms

What is the IBSAT syllabus for Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation?

The syllabus of Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation is mentioned below:
(1) Tables
(2) Cause and Effects
(3) Venn Diagram
(4) Column Graphs
(5) Line Charts
(6) Data Sufficiency
(7) Assumption Premise Conclusion
(8) Visual Reasoning
(9) Matrix Arrangements
(10) Data Interpretation

IBSAT Exam Pattern FAQs

What is the mode of the IBSAT exam?

The exam mode of the IBSAT is Computer Based Test. Candidates need to choose the correct answer from the given 4 options.

What is the marking scheme for the IBSAT exam?

The marking scheme for the IBSAT exam is +1 for each correct answer and there is no negative marking. It means candidates can answer the question without worrying about incorrect answers.

What is the duration of the IBSAT exam?

The duration of the IBSAT exam is 120 minutes. It means questions are needed to be solved within the given time.

Results FAQs

Where will the results of the IBSAT exam be released?

The results of the IBSAT exam will release on the official website of IBS. Candidates need to score equal to or more than the required score for getting shortlisted.

How to download the IBSAT results?

The steps to download the IBSAT results are mentioned below:
(1) Visit the official website
(2) Click on the result link
(3) A new window will open 
(4) Enter the application number and password
(5) The result will be displayed on the screen
(6) Download and take the printout of the results.

IBSAT Counselling Process FAQs

What is the IBSAT Counselling process?

The counselling process will start after the release of the results. The exam conducting body will release a list of shortlisted candidates. After this, candidates have to go through a few stages which are Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. The counselling process will happen in offline mode.

What are the steps involved in the counselling process?

The steps involved in the counselling process are Registration, Selection Briefing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

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