IBSAT 2017

IBSAT IBSAT 2017: ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is an online management entrance exam conducted by The ICFAI Foundation for MBA program. IBSAT 2017 is the entrance exam for nine IBS campuses - IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune. IBSAT 2017 is a computer based exam of two hours duration, carrying multiple choice questions. IBSAT 2017 is scheduled from December 21 to 24, 2017. The application process for IBSAT 2017 will begin from July 1, 2017 and will end on December 12, 2017. This article of Careers360 brings to you the detailed information about IBSAT 2017 regarding eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, admit card, etc.

 

All about IBSAT

 

Exam Name: ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

Commonly known: IBSAT

Exam Category: Post Graduate

Conducting Body: IBS Hyderabad / ICFAI Business School Hyderabad

 

IBSAT Important Dates 2017

 

The officials have announced the important dates of IBSAT 2017, as mentioned in the table below:

 

IBSAT 2017 Schedule

Events

Start Date

End Date

IBSAT 2017 Application Submission

July 1, 2017

December 12, 2017

IBSAT 2017 Exam

December 21, 2017

December 24, 2017

IBSAT 2017 Results

January 2, 2018

IBSAT 2017 Selection Briefings

January 13, 2018

January 17, 2018

IBSAT 2017 Selection Process

February 20, 2018

February 26, 2018

IBSAT 2017 Final Result

March, 2018

IBSAT Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

The candidates must fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria for IBSAT 2017:

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) from a recognised institute/ university with at least 50 per cent aggregate marks with medium of instruction as English.

  • Aspirants not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation will have to submit the TOEFL, NELT or IELTS score by May 31, 2018.

  • Candidates should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).

  • Final year graduation students can get provisional admission, provided they complete their graduation requirements before May 31, 2018. The last date to submit the proof of graduation is November 1, 2018.

IBSAT Application Form 2017

 

The application process of IBSAT 2017 will begin from July 1, 2017 and will end on December 12, 2017. Aspirants can fill the IBSAT 2017 application form through online or offline mode.

Online application - The candidates will have to pay the application fee of Rs.1800 at IBSAT website through a Debit Card/ Credit Card or Net Banking for the IBSAT application form. Upon successful payment of application fee, the candidates will get an email with the application number and password. Applicants will have to login through their credentials to fill the IBSAT application form 2017.

Offline application - Candidates will have to pay Rs.1800 to buy the IBSAT application form 2017 from any of the IBS Marketing Branches. With the IBSAT 2017 application from, candidates will also get a scratch card containing application number and password.

 

IBSAT Exam Pattern 2017

 

The exam pattern of IBSAT 2017 is expected to be on the similar lines as that of last year. IBSAT is a computer based test of two hours duration carrying multiple choice questions. As per the last year IBSAT 2017 exam pattern, the test was divided into four sections carrying 140 multiple choice questions (MCQs).

 

The following table reflects the tentative IBSAT 2017 Exam Pattern, along with total number of questions:

 

IBSAT 2017 Exam Structure

S.No.

Name of the Sections

Number of Questions

1

Verbal Ability

50

2

Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

30

3

Reading Comprehension

30

4

Quantitative Techniques

30

Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark and there is no negative marking for any wrong attempt.

 

IBSAT Syllabus 2017

 

As per the officials, the IBSAT 2017 syllabus is divided into five sections:

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Data Interpretation and Data Adequacy

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Vocabulary

  • Quantitative Techniques

The detailed IBSAT 2017 syllabus is mentioned below:

 

Data Interpretation and Data Adequacy

  • Bar graphs

  • Column graphs

  • Critical reasoning

  • Data Interpretation

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Pie chart

  • Tables

  • Venn – diagram

  • Visual reasoning

Reading Comprehension

The section covers three reading comprehension passages from which the questions are asked. The questions asked in this section are direct in nature and seek factual answers. There are 25 number of questions asked in this section.

 

Vocabulary

  • Analogies

  • Comprehension of passage

  • Contextual usage

  • English Usage

  • Incorrect words

  • Para Jumble

  • Punctuation

  • Replace the missing words

  • Sentence completion

  • Vocabulary

Quantitative Techniques

  • Algebra

  • Arithmetic Progression

  • Co-ordinate Geometry

  • Geometry

  • Percentage

  • Permutation & Combination

  • Probability

  • Profit & Loss

  • Quadratic and linear equation

  • Time-Speed-Distance

IBSAT Exam Centres 2017

 

It is expected that IBSAT 2017 will be conducted in around 94 cities all over India. The name of the test centre, address and other information will be mentioned on the admit card. Candidates can check the below mentioned tentative list of IBSAT 2017 exam centres:

 

IBSAT 2017 Exam Cities

North Region

South Region

Central Region

East Region

West Region

Chandigarh 34

Vijayawada

Raipur

Patna 1

Ahmedabad

Ambala

Visakhapatnam

Bhilai

Patna 2

Baroda

Hissar

Rajahmundry

Bhopal

Muzfarpur

Surat

Karnal

Tirupati

Indore

Ranchi

Rajikot

Rohtak

Bangalore 1

Gwalior

Jamshedpur

Mumbai - Dadar

Mandi

Bangalore 2

Jabalpur

Dhanbad

Mumbai - Andheri 1

Shimla

Belgaum

 

Guwahati

Mumbai - Andheri 2

Jammu

Mangalore

Dibrugarh

Mumbai - Borivali

Delhi-Paschim Vihar

Mysore

Shillong

Mumbai - Thane 1

Delhi-Southextension

Kochi

Cuttack

Mumbai - Thane 2

Delhi – Vivek Vihar

Kozhikode

Bhubaneshwar

Mumbai - Nashik

Noida

Thrissur

Rourkela

Pune

Delhi - Pusa Road

Trivandrum

Kolkata 1

Nagpur

Faridabad

Chennai

Kolkata 2

 

Ghaziabad

Coimbatore

Durgapur

Gurgaon

Madurai

Siliguri

Greater Noida

Hyderabad 1

 

Ludhiana

Hyderabad 2

Jalandhar

Secunderabad

Jaipur

Warangal

Jodhpur

Khammam

Udaipur

 

Alwar

Kota

Ajmer

Lucknow

Agra

Kanpur

Allahabad

Meerut

Varanasi

Aligarh

Bareilly

Gorakhpur

Moradabad

Dehradun

Haridwar

Haldwani

IBSAT Admit Card 2017

 

Candidates can download the IBSAT 2017 admit card after completing the registration process. Aspirants will have to use their Registered Id along with their Date of Birth in the requisite format to download the IBSAT admit card 2017. The admit card will have the important details such as candidate’s name, venue details, time of exam, etc. The admit card of IBSAT 2017 will be available only in online mode and the hard copy won’t be sent to candidates. They would need to carry the printed copy of the IBSAT 2017 admit card on the exam date at the allotted exam centre.

 

IBSAT Result 2017

 

The result of IBSAT 2017 will be declared on January 2, 2018. Candidates can check their IBSAT 2017 result with their user id and password. The participating institutes of ICFAI Foundation will announce a shortlist of candidates after the declaration of IBSAT 2017 result. IBS is expected to announce the shortlist of the candidates instead of score-cards or percentile score. The selection briefings will be held between January 13 to January 17, 2018. The selected candidates will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview between February 20, 2018 to February 26, 2018.

 

IBSAT Cutoff 2017

 

Once the result of IBSAT 2017 is announced, the nine affiliated institutes of ICFAI Foundation will release their individual IBSAT 2017 cutoff lists for admission to MBA programme. The cut off is the minimum mark or percentile that a candidate requires to get selected for further rounds of admission process. The cut off of IBSAT 2017 will vary from institute to institute. Candidates can check the expected IBSAT 2017 cut off from below mentioned table:

 

IBSAT Expected Cut off 2017

IBSAT Campus

Cut off

IBS Gurgaon

62+

IBS Mumbai

62+

IBS Bangalore

65+

IBS Hyderabad

68+

IBSAT Selection Procedure 2017

 

As per the IBSAT 2017 selection process, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The final merit list will be prepared by The ICFAI Foundation. The participating institutes will announce the shortlisted candidates' list on January 2, 2018. The selected candidates will be called for GD and PI rounds at IBS Hyderabad between February 20 to February 26, 2018. Apart from the GD and PI, other factors such as the candidate’s academic record and work experience are also taken into consideration while preparing the final list. The final merit list of IBSAT 2017 is expected to be announced in the first week of March 2018.

 

IBSAT Participating Institutes 2017

 

There are nine participating institutes which accept IBSAT 2017 scores. The below mentioned table brings to you the list of participating institutes of IBSAT 2017, which offer MBA programme under ICFAI Foundation:

 

IBSAT 2017 Participating Institutes

Address:IBS Admissions Office

#65 Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta,

Hyderabad – 500082, Telangana

 

Contact Number: 040-23440963

 

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