IBSAT is a computer-based test (CBT) MBA entrance exam for MBA admission in all the ICFAI business schools located across India. The application process is common for admission to MBA/PGDM program at IBS Hyderabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune. The admission to MBA/PGDM is based on IBSAT, Group Discussion, and personal interview. The test will be conducted over a two-day window duration during the last week of December. The duration of the exam will be two hours. The score will be valid for the selection process for the current academic year. The further selection process will be likely conducted during Feb/March.
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Number of questions
Type of questions
Duration of exam
2 hours with no sectional limit
Marking scheme across sections
one mark for a correct answer
No negative marking in the exam
Test Structure as per IBSAT 2019-
Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation
Candidates interested in applying for the exam can fill the application form of IBSAT in online mode by following the below steps-
1.) Visit the official website of IBSAT. Please visit- https://www.ibsindia.org/
2.) Follow the guidelines mentioned on the official website and complete the IBSAT application process. Keep all the necessary documents required to fill the application which might be required to submit the data.
3.) Review the information before the final submission of the application form and make sure that the application data does not have any discrepancy with the data.
4.) Complete the payment process through online mode.
The application fee for the IBSAT application is Rs 1,800 for the candidates across all the categories which can be paid by using:
IBSAT 2021 Application
July 01, 2020, to Dec 16, 2020
IBSAT 2021 Test Dates
Dec 26-27, 2020
IBSAT 2021 result
1st week of January 2021
Intimation to shortlisted candidates
January 09-17, 2021
For further information on the IBSAT registration process please visit- https://www.ibsindia.org/admissions/
The below table shows the likely cut-offs as per IBSAT 2019 difficulty level. The cut-offs are subject to change as per the difficulty level of IBSAT 2020 and the applicant pool.
IBSAT 2020 Expected Cut-off