IBSAT 2017

IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT) 2017 is an important online computer based MBA entrance test conducted across India by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University). IBSAT 2017 is the gateway to MBA/PGPM 2018-20 at 9 campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS). The exam will be conducted in the month of December 2017 in a 4 day test window from December 21-24, 2017. It will be a 2 hour computer based test


Those who wish to pursue MBA/PGPM/PhD program have to appear for IBSAT2017 Test scheduled in the month of December 2017. IBSAT 2017 application form is available till December 12 at the link www.ibsindia.org/ibsat2017


Alternatively, you can also apply with scores from 2015 onwards of CAT/GMAT/ NMAT by GMAC™.  


The 9 campuses of IBS offer following MBA/PGPM and Ph.D Programs:

  • 2-year MBA program at IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur campuses
  • 2-year PGPM (Postgraduate Program in Management) are offered at 6 IBS campuses - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune
  • 4-year Ph. D program (Full Time/Part Time) at IBS Hyderabad


IBS was established in 1995. IBS Hyderabad is a constituent of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), which was declared a deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. The programs offered at IBS Hyderabad are: Two year full time MBA program and PhD program.


IBS Dehradun is a constituent of the ICFAI University, Dehradun. ICFAI University,Dehradun is established through an Act of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand and is recognized by UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act. IBS Dehradun offers the MBA program.


IBS Jaipur is a constituent of the ICFAI University, Jaipur. The ICFAI University, Jaipur has been notified by the Government of Rajasthan (Act No. 20 of 2011). IBS Jaipur offers the MBA program.


IBS campuses are located at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. They offer two-year, full-time Management Programs to prepare the students and equip them for successful corporate careers. These campuses are independent professional institutions and are neither affiliated to nor are off-campus centres of any university.


IBSAT Exam Important Dates & Schedule

Application Last date December 12, 2017
Last date to apply to IBS with CAT/GMAT/NMAT scores January 31, 2018
IBSAT exam dates December 21 to 24, 2017
Declaration of result January 02, 2018
Selection Briefings January 13–17, 2018
Selection Process February 20-26, 2018 at 40 locations


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Exam dates and schedule

  • Late Registration – Online: 23-09-2017 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:00 to Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 14:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 02-01-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)

IBSAT 2017 Eligibility

To appear in IBSAT 2017, there are three major eligibility requirements prescribed by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education:


Graduate in any discipline
Minimum eligibility criteria required is the graduation in any discipline with not less than 50 percent marks. The candidates in their final year of graduation are eligible to apply provided they are able to complete their graduation including any type of practical etc. examination before May 31, 2018. 


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IBSAT 2017 Registration & Application form

IBSAT 2017 Application is available Online and Offline





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IBSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

IBSAT is an aptitude test. The duration of the exam is two hours. The paper is divided into four sections Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation.


IBSAT paper has 140 questions in total which are multiple choice questions

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IBSAT 2017 Exam Syllabus

The online IBSAT 2017 exam syllabus consists of all important topics on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative  Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. Interestingly, the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension are two separate sections in IBSAT exam. The number of questions in each section is shared below:

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IBSAT 2017 Exam Analysis

The breakup of the question paper is

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2 Hrs.

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IBSAT 2017 Mocks & Previous test papers

To help IBSAT 2017 aspirants prepare better, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared IBSAT 2017 Mock test based on the IBSAT previous years paper pattern & key changes in IBSAT 2017 exam pattern with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions... Prepared by India’s Top Experts


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