IBSAT 2017: Last date to apply closes today on Dec 18; one MBA exam application for 9 ICFAI B-schools

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December 18, 2017
The extended last date to apply for Registration and application for IBSAT 2017, the MBA entrance exam for 9 ICFAI B-schools with low fee structure will close today on December 18, 2017
IBSAT 2017 Last date
IBSAT 2017 offers you MBA admission in 9 ICFAI business schools at low fee structure.

The extended last date to apply for Registration and application for IBSAT 2017, the MBA entrance exam for 9 ICFAI B-schools with low fee structure will close today on December 18, 2017. Earlier the last date to apply was December 12. IBSAT 2017 offers you MBA admission in 9 ICFAI business schools at low fee structure.

IBSAT will be conducted in a 4 day test window from December 21-24, 2017 and will be a 2 hours computer based test.

There is no need to pay Rs.15 or Rs.20 lakhs to pursue MBA from a good B-school when you have the MBA option available in 9 ICFAI B-schools with a low fee structure of Rs.3.6 to 12.5 lakhs by appearing in IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT) 2017 in the month of December 2017.

All the ICFAI (IBS) MBA colleges will also accept GMAT/CAT/NMAT by GMAC scores from 2015 onwards in place of IBSAT 2017.  If you have not performed well in CAT, NMAT, GMAT, it is advisable to apply for IBSAT 2017.

Who can apply?
If you are a graduate and wish to do MBA from one of the ICFAI Business schools, IBSAT is for you. Ensure you have a valid email address, telephone number and address before you apply. These should be valid throughout the admission process.

Keep the marks sheets of X, XII, Graduation and any other professional qualification ready for calculating percentage of marks. The percentage obtained is to be calculated as per the practice followed by the Board/University/Institution from where you will be graduating.

How to apply for IBSAT
The application form is common for admission to MBA/PGPM program at all the IBS B-schools IBSAT Bulletin can be purchased through one of the following methods by payment of Rs 1800/-.

Application forms are available in marketing offices

IBSAT/PGPM bulletin is available at IBS marketing offices. You may locate your nearest branch by clicking the above link and purchase the Bulletin by paying the requisite application fee in cash.

IBSAT Registration process
There are 4 pages in the IBSAT 2017 registration form:

Page-1: Profile requires your personal details, Current and permanent address, Mobile phone details, CAT coaching centre details among other information items. All the fields are to be filled on the first page.

Page-2: Review 

Page-3: Payment

Page-4: Finish

IBSAT Applications can be submitted both online as well as off line. However the last date of submission of completed application forms in either mode is December 12, 2017.

Read guidelines to complete the IBSAT registration and application

IBSAT Exam Important Dates & Schedule

Application Last date
December 18, 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

IBSAT test paper is divided into four sections on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation and is a low difficulty level exam as compared to other tough MBA entrance tests with high difficulty level.

A good score in IBSAT 2017 will get you admission to MBA/PGDM 2018-20 batch at one of the 9 campuses of ICFAI business schools namely,  IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai, IBS Pune and PhD program (full-time/part time) at IBS Hyderabad campus

IBSAT: Not a difficult exam
IBSAT 2017 is an important online computer based MBA entrance test to be conducted across India by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University).

IBSAT does not have a high difficulty level and despite having a similar question pattern as that of other MBA entrance examinations, due care is taken in formation of question types.

Most of the candidates applying for IBSAT 2017, have already either appeared in CAT 2017, MAT 2017, IIFT 2017, NMAT 2017 or have been preparing for XAT/ CMAT, SNAP exams and by the time they go for IBSAT 2017, they stand well prepared to face high difficulty level exam. For them IBSAT 2017 could be a cake walk, since the aspirants have already prepared and appeared for different MBA/PGDM entrance test with high difficulty level.

IBSAT: Exam pattern & Exam Syllabus

The online IBSAT 2017 exam consists of The number of questions in each section is shared below:

No. of Questions
Difficulty level
 Suggested Time to solve
Verbal Ability
 35 minutes
Reading Comprehension
 20 minutes
Quantitative Ability
 30  minutes
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
 35 minutes
 Moderate overall
 120 minutes
The 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.

There are 9 campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS) across the country and all of them will accept the IBSAT 2017 exam scores for admission to MBA 2018-20 batch.  

You can apply for IBSAT 2017 by using the link . The application process will close in the evening on December 18, 2017

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