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IBSAT Exam: The last date to submit application form is 12th December

Dec 8, 2017 15:47 IST
    IBSAT Exam
    IBSAT Exam

    The path to a top MBA college in India is not limited to CAT, XAT or IIFT. So, if you have the vision to get admission in some of the top MBA colleges without CAT score, we are here to guide you with the space. Here’s your chance to apply for IBSAT 2017, the 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 2017 has begun and will close on 12th December, 2017. The Exam shall be conducted somewhere in the mid of December 2017 in four parts, from 21st to 24th December 2017. The exam will be of 2 hours and is computer based.

    IBSAT Exam Dates & timetable:

    Last Date of Application

    12th December, 2017

    Last date to apply to IBS with GMAT/CAT scores

    31st January, 2018

    IBSAT Exam date

    21st to 24th December, 2017

    Announcement of result

    2nd January, 2018

    Selection analysis

    13th to 17th January, 2018

    Selection process

    20th to 26th February, 2018

    Let’s understand more about the pattern of IBSAT test paper. The test paper is sub-divided into four sections of reading comprehension, verbal ability, quantitative aptitude and Data interpretation & adequacy. Meanwhile, the difficulty level of IBSAT exam is quite low as compared to other MBA entrance tests such as CAT and XAT.

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

    A quality score in the IBSAT Exam 2017 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.

    IBSAT 2017: 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. 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 2017. 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 2017.

    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 2017 is that the difficulty level of this exam is moderate unlike other MBA entrance examinations. Cracking this exam will be easy for candidates who have already prepared for tough exams like CAT, GMAT, XAT and SNAP.

    IBSAT: Exam pattern overview:

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


    No. of Questions

    Level of Difficulty

    Average time to solve

    Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



     30 minutes

    Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency



     35  minutes

    Reading Comprehension



     15 minutes

    Verbal Ability



     40 minutes



    Mostly Balanced

     120 minutes

    Like any other MBA entrance exams, the IBSAT exam 2017 syllabus comprises all common topics on reading comprehension, verbal ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency and Quantitative  Ability. However, reading comprehension and verbal ability will be covered in two different sections in the IBSAT exam. 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.

    So, that’s the overall analysis of IBSAT exam 2017. In case, we have out on come points or you want o have your say, make sure to pen your feedbacks in the comment section below. Moreover, you can share this article around your circle to let your friends know about the upcoming IBSAT exam. If you want to stay updated with similar articles, visit jagranjosh.com, and subscribe to our newsletter.

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