IBSAT is an online management aptitude test conducted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education. The test scores are used for admission to MBA and Ph.D programmes for the academic year 2017-2019.
IBSAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and consists of multiple choice questions. IBSAT is of 2 hours duration and is aimed at testing the applicant’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension

GMAT®/CAT/NMAT by GMACTM scores from 2015 onwards are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2017.

MBA program offered by IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.

PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management) program offered by IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Application Submission starts from 01 Jul 2017
Application submission ends on 12 Dec 2017
Date of Test 21- 24 Dec 2017
Date of Result 02 Jan 2018
Selection Briefings 13 – 17 Jan 2018
Selection Process 20 – 26 Feb 2018

IBSAT 2017 Application Form

IBSAT 2017 Application is available Online and Offline

Online:-

  • Online application is available at admissions.ibsindia.org/ibsat2017/registration or click here
  • After successful transaction, candidates will receive a mail/SMS with details of application number and password.

Offline:-

  • Offline Application is available at our 50 IBS FTP Branches across India, to find nearest branch at your location visit @ ibsindia.org/contact-us/

Eligibility Criteria

For MBA/PGPM program

  • Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of regular education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2018.
  • Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements (including practical examinations / viva / assignments) before May 31, 2018.

For Ph.D Program in Management (Full Time / Part Time)

  • Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and
  • Post Graduation in Management (full time with specialization in Marketing/ Finance/ Human Resource Management/ Operations from an UGC approved University) with 55% and above marks or
  • A Professional qualification like CFA/ CA/ CWA/ CS with 55% and above marks.

For Ph.D Program in Economics (Full Time)

  • Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and
  • Postgraduation (full-time)in Economics and allied discipline with 55% and above marks All applicants should have completed a minimum of 17 years of regular education (on 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2 basis).
  • Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2018.
  • Applicants who have completed their Graduation/ Post Graduation on part time, distance mode or online mode are not eligible for PhD program of IBS Hyderabad

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

  • Verbal Ability : 50
  • Reading Comprehension : 30
  • Quantitative Aptitude : 30
  • Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation : 30

IBSAT 2017 Selection Process

Candidates who have qualified based on scores of IBSAT2017/GMAT®/CAT/NMAT by GMACTM are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2018. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Fee Structure

MBA / PGPM Program:

  • IBS Hyderabad: Rs. 6.250 lakhs per annum.
  • IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur: Rs. 2.55 lakhs per annum.
  • IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Mumbai, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Kolkata, IBS Pune : Rs.3.63 lakhs per annum.
  • In addition, students have to pay Rs.10,000 as refundable Caution Deposit with the first installment of Tuition Fee.
  • The candidates selected for the MBA program of IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur who hail from the respective state will be awarded fee concession of Rs.50,000. The fee concession will be given in five equal installments. The students have to produce domicile certificate from the Tahsildar/ MRO / Municipality Office. The complete details will be given in student handbook.

PH.D Program:

  • PhD Program: Rs. 1.3 Lakhs per annum.
  • Full Time PhD students have to pay only Rs. 40,000 towards admission fee. They get full waiver of tution fee of Rs. 60,000 per semester for 8 semesters subject to academic performance.

Contact Details

IBS Admissions Office
65, Nagarjuna Hills
Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082
Telangana
Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963
Toll Free:1800 425 55 66 77
Email: [email protected]

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