Dec. 28, 2017
ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

IBSAT 2017IBSAT 2017: The ICFAI Foundation has declared the result of IBSAT. The entrance test was conducted from December 21 to 24. Candidates can download their IBSAT 2017 result by entering application number and password. On the basis IBSAT score, candidates are selected for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The GD and PI will be conducted from February 20 to 26. After this, the exam conducting body will release the final merit list prepared based on candidates academic record, work experience, IBSAT score and performance in GD and PI. The final merit list of IBSAT 2017 will be announced in the first week of March 2018. Read below for more details on IBSAT 2017 eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, result and selection procedure.


IBSAT 2017 A Quick Look

  • Exam Name - ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT)
  • Exam Conducted By- ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
  • For Admission in ICFAI Business School (9 campuses across the country)
  • Mode of Exam Computer-based
  • Exam Duration 120 minutes
  • Application Process Starts July 1, 2017
  • Dates of Exam December 21-24, 2017

Latest: IBSAT 2017 result declared - Check Here

IBSAT Result 2017

IBS has  announced the result of IBSAT 2017 exam on December 28, 2017. The result has been announced online and the candidates have to submit their application number and password to check the result. It must be noted that IBS doesn't release the percentile scores or scorecards of the the candidates. The candidates who are shortlisted based on IBSAT result are called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

IBSAT Cutoff 2017

After the release of the result, the various campuses of IBS will announce their cutoff scores. It is mandatory for the candidates to score the minimum cutoff marks to be eligible for the pre-admission procedures. IBSAT Cutoff 2017 may differ from campus to campus. The cutoff for IBSAT 2017 is expected to be similar to that of last years.

IBSAT Selection Procedure 2017

With the result of IBSAT exam, IBS releases the list of shortlisted candidates. The shortlisted candidates are invited for pre-admission rounds.

  • The candidates are selected for the pre-admission process on the basis of the marks obtained in IBSAT 2017 exam. IBS also considers the scores of CAT, GMAT and NMAT.
  • The candidates with a minimum score of 60% in CAT/NMAT by GMAC or having a score of 500 in GMAT will be shortlisted for the selection rounds.
  • Those selected will be eligible to participate in the GD and PI rounds of IBS.
  • The final list will be based on the candidates overall score i.e. IBSAT or any national test score and GD & PI score.

IBSAT Important Dates 2017

The candidates who are planning to appear for this exam must keep a track of the important dates related to the exam. This will ensure that the candidates dont miss out on any important deadlines. The candidates can fill the IBSATapplicationformfrom July 1, 2017. The table given below provides a schedule of the important dates.

S. No. Event Date
1 Application Process Starts July 1, 2017
2 Application Process Ends December 18, 2017
3 Date of Exam December 21 - 24, 2017
4 Announcement of Result January 2, 2018
5 Selection Briefings January 13 - 17, 2018
6 Selection Process February 20 - 26, 2018

IBSAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

There are certain eligibility conditions that the candidates must fulfill to appear for the exam. The candidates who fail to meet the eligibility criteria will be disqualified from the admission process.

  • For MBA and PGPM programmes, the candidates must have completed graduation with minimum 50% marks.
  • The students who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply.
  • The candidates must have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • The candidates must have studied in English medium. It is mandatory for the candidates who have not studied in the English medium to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score.

IBSAT Application Form 2017

The candidates can download and fill the application form online. Upon successful payment of application fee, the candidates will receive a confirmation mail that will provide the details of application number and password. IBSAT bulletin will be dispatched to the candidates within a week.The offline applicants can buy the application voucher containing the application form from any of the marketing branches of IBSAT. Along with the application voucher, the candidates will also get a scratch card containing application number and password. The application number and password can be used to fill the application form online. There are certain guidelines that the candidates must carefully read and adhere to while filling up the application form.

IBSAT Syllabus 2017

The questions in the exam are asked from a wide range of topics. In the Quantitative Aptitude, the questions are mainly based on percentages, geometry, ratios & proportion, time, speed & distance, averages etc. In Verbal Ability section, the questions are based on sentence correction, idioms, one word substitution, analogies etc. In Data Interpretation section, the questions are based on puzzles, linear arrangements, cause and effect, bar graphs etc. The candidates must focus on all the topics while preparing of the exam.

IBSAT Exam Pattern 2017

IBSAT is a computer-based test of two hours duration. It comprises of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). In every question, the candidates need to select the correct option from different options available. It comprises of four sections, namely Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Reading Comprehension and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation. The questions are asked from a wide variety of topics. The basic objective of the exam is to test the students on quantitative ability, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.

IBSAT Exam Centres 2017

The exam is conducted in several cities across the country. The candidates can select the test city as per their convenience. Here is a list of some of the major cities where the exam is conducted -

  • Mumbai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Bhopal
  • Lucknow
  • Patna
  • Kolkata
  • Ahmedabad
  • Pune

Apart from the above-mentioned cities, IBSAT exam is conducted in several other cities. For thecomplete list, click on the sub-heading above.

IBSAT Admit Card 2017

The admit card for IBSAT 2017 has been issued to the candidates who successfully register for the exam before December 12, 2017. The admit card contains several important details including the candidates name, venue details, time of exam etc. The admit card will be released online and the candidates must download and print it. It is mandatory for the candidates to carry the admit card to the examination centre, failing which, the candidates will be debarred from taking the exam. As soon as the IBSAT admit card 2017 is released, a link will be made available here to access the same.

Colleges accepting Admission

K L University
K L University
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GITAM Hyderabad Business School
GITAM Hyderabad Business School
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Vels University School of Management
Vels University School of Management
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GIBS Business School
GIBS Business School
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