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IBSAT 2018 Exam: How to get registered

Oct 15, 2018 16:19 IST
    IBSAT Exam
    IBSAT Exam

    The path to a top MBA college in India is not limited to CAT, XAT, or IIFT. There are other prestigious exams such as IBSAT where candidates can apply to get admission in some of the top MBA colleges without possessing a decent CAT score. Here is a guide to help you register for IBSAT MBA Entrance Exam that gives you a chance to apply for IBSAT 2018, an MBA entrance exam that will open the gates for 9 ICFAI B-schools. Interestingly, the fee structure of all these institutes is low as compared to other MBA colleges accepting CAT or XAT score.

    The application and registration process for IBSAT 2018 has already begun from July 1 and will close on 12 December, 2018. The Exam shall be conducted somewhere in the mid of December 2017 in a testing window of 2 days, from 22nd to 23rd December 2018. IBSAT will be of 2 hours duration and is an Online Computer Based Test (CBT).

    IBSAT Exam Dates & timetable



    IBSAT Registration commences

    August 6, 2018

    Last Date of Application

    December 12, 2018

    IBSAT Exam date

    December 22-23, 2018

    Last date to apply online and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI

    January 31, 2019


    IBSAT 2018: Application procedure

    There’s one common application form for admission to PGPM/MBA program across all IBS colleges. The IBSAT form can be purchased from their official website by paying an amount of Rs. 1800/-. The application forms are available in all of their branch offices. . IBSAT Offline Application is available at the 50 IBS FTP Branches across India. You can visit the nearest branch and purchase the bulletin by paying the requisite fee in cash.

    IBSAT Registration process

    There are four steps to follow in order to complete the registration process for IBSAT exam 2018.

    • The first step is to fill in all your personal details along-with permanent and present address, mobile phone number, and other relevant details. All these information are required to be filled in the 1st page.
    • Then, in the second page, you need to review and make changes, if required.
    • The third step is to make the payment and there you to the last and Finish page, which will acknowledge the completion of your registration process.

    The IBSAT applications can be submitted either by off line or online mode. However, the last date of submitting application form is 12th December 2018.

    More about the IBSAT exam:

    The MBA entrance test in IBSAT is online computer based test, which is conducted by ICFAI foundation for pursuing higher education. The good news for candidates appearing for IBSAT exam 2018 is that the difficulty level of this exam is moderate unlike other MBA entrance exams such as CAT, XAT and IIFT. Cracking this exam can be easy if right preparation strategy is in place for candidates who have already prepared for tougher exams such as CAT, GMAT, XAT and SNAP. IBSAT exam is sub-divided into four sections i.e. reading comprehension, verbal ability, quantitative aptitude and Data interpretation & adequacy.

    This break-up in the below mentioned table will help you to understand about the IBSAT exam pattern


    No. of Questions

    Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency


    Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency


    Reading Comprehension


    Verbal Ability




    Here’s another interesting article that covers everything about IBSAT exam that you need to know

    A quality score in the IBSAT Exam will lead your way to admission in any one of 9 ICFAI business schools, where you can pursue the MBA/PGDM 2018-20 Programme. The 9 campuses are namely, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Mumbai, IBS Dehradun, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Kolkata, IBS pune, IBS Bengaluru and IBS Jaipur. Moreover, the fee structure of IBS colleges is comparatively low, ranging from Rs.3.6 to 12.5 lakhs, as compared to other top MBA colleges.

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