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IBSAT 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

IBSAT 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date
IBSAT 2019

IBSAT 2020 Application form will release on 01 July 2020. IBSAT stands for ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2020. This aptitude test is conducted by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education. This is the university level examination conducted once in a year to offer admission into admission in MBA/ PGPM programmes. Admission will be provided in IBS affiliated campuses. Interested candidates can go through the following article for the detailed information regarding the IBS Aptitude Test like dates, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

Candidates can check here the important information regarding IBSAT 2020

IBSAT 2020 Important Dates

IBSAT 2020 Important dates are given in the table below.

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IBSAT Important dates
Events Dates 
Starting of application form 01 July 2020
Last date to submit applications 12 December 2020
Availability of admit card 15 – 22 December 2020
IBSAT 2021 exam date 21 – 22 December 2020
Announcement of result 05 January 2021
Briefing about selection Second week of January 2021
Selection process starts from Fourth week of February 2021

These are the tentative dates based on IBSAT 2019. Candidates can keep visiting this page for the latest updates as notifies by the conducting body.

IBSAT 2020 Application Form

The detailed information regarding the IBSAT registration from the given section.

  • IBSAT Application form will be started from the 01 July 2020.
  • Last date for filling the registration form is in the 12 December  2020.
  • Candidates can fill their application through online and offline mode.
  • Applicants can purchase offline application form marketing offices of IBS paying requisite fee.
  • Online form will be available on the official website.
  • Aspirants have to fill complete form with valid and working information in the application.

Application Fee

The detailed information regarding the IBSAT Application Fee is given below.

  • Applicants have to pay Rs. 1800/-
  • Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay through online mode as well as offline mode.
    • Online Mode: Applicant can pay their credit card, debit card or net banking.
    • Offline Mode: Candidates, those buy the form from the designated centre, they have to pay the fee in cash & buy the form.

IBSAT 2020 Slot Booking

The complete information regarding the IBSAT Slot Booking is given below.

  • Applicants those have filled their application form successfully will be able to book their slots for exam.
  • Candidates who have slot booking will be done on first come first serve basis.
  • Candidates can book their slots by entering login credentials i.e. application number and password.
  • In the slot booking candidates can only select exam time and exam centre only.

IBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must go through the IBSAT Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form.

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institute.
  • Mark Required: Candidates must secure minimum 50% marks in their qualifying examination.
  • Appearing Candidate: Candidates those are appearing in their final year can also apply.
  • Score Card: Candidates must have scorecard of GMAT/ NMAT/ CAT.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for applying.

IBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Below, we are providing the complete IBSAT Exam Pattern.

IBSAT Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam Online Mode(CBT)
Language English language only
Numbers of Questions 120 questions
Type of Questions Objective type Questions
Duration 2 hours
Marking Scheme 01 Mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative marking No negative marking process

Students can check the question distribution.

Subjects No. of Questions
Quantitative Aptitude 30
Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation 30
Verbal Ability 50
Reading Comprehension 30
Total 140

IBSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

The information regarding the IBSAT Preparation Tips is given below

  • Know the complete syllabus of the exam and create a study timetable.
  • You have to practice through the test series books, sample papers, previous year question papers, etc. It helps you to increase your speed in solving the questions.
  • Having good commands on basics will lead to achieving considerable marks in the exam.

IBSAT 2020 Syllabus

The vital information regarding the IBSAT Syllabus is given below

  • Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic progression, Installment payment, profit and loss, Venn diagram, algebra, co-ordinate geometry.
  • Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation: Linear arrangement, cause and effects, visual reasoning, data interpretation based on graphs and tables.
  • Verbal Ability: Uses of the same word, fill in the blanks, one word substitutions, syllogism, odd man and jumbled paragraphs.

IBSAT 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can check the important details of IBSAT Admit Card.

  • Admit card of IBSAT will be released on 15 December 2020.
  • Admit card will be released through online mode on the website.
  • Candidates can download the admit card till 22 December 2020.
  • Candidates can check their hall ticket through application number and password.
  • Hall ticket will including name, exam date and time etc.
  • Candidates must bring admit card with one valid photo ID proof on the day of exam.

IBSAT Test Centres

The examination will be conducted in the following cities:

Aligarh, Allahabad, Alwar, Ambala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Bareilly, Baroda, Chandigarh 34, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi-Kirti Nagar, Delhi-Okhla, Delhi-Vivek-Vihar, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Haldwani, Haridwar, Hissar, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kanpur, Karnal, Khammam, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mandi, Thrissur, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Warangal, Navi Mumbai, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Rourkela, Secunderabad, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Surat Mangalore, Meerut, Moradabad, Mumbai Dadar, Mumbai-Andheri, Mumbai-Mira Road, Mumbai-Thane, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik.

IBSAT 2020 Result

The vital information regarding the IBSAT Result is given below.

  • IBSAT Result will be released on 05 January 2021.
  • Candidates can check their result through online mode on the official website.
  • Aspirants have to enter application number and password to view result.
  • Merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidate in the examination.
  • Take printout of the result for other preferences.

IBSAT 2020 Cut Off

Candidates can check the complete details of IBSAT Cut off.

  • Cut off will be released through online mode.
  • Candidates must have to score minimum cut off marks to get admission.
  • IBSAT cut off will be released after the announcement of the result.
  • Cut off will be prepared based on various factors like number of candidates appeared in exam, difficulty level of exam etc.
  • On the basis of cut off candidates will be selected for GD and PI rounds.

IBSAT 2020 Selection Process

The vital information regarding the IBSAT Selection Process is given below.

  • Selection process will be based process i.e. GD and PI.
  • Selection will be done based on CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT and IBSAT 2020 scores.
  • Candidates will have to bring call letter and documents for verification.
  • Without verification of documents, seats will not be allotted to the candidates.

Candidates must have to bring following documents for verification process:

  • 10th and 12th marks sheets and certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • IBSAT 2021 admit card
  • IBSAT 2021 scorecard
  • CMAT/ NMAT/ GMAC/ CAT scorecard
  • Character certificate
  • Passport size photographs

IBSAI Campuses in India

There are 9 campuses all over the India which is listed below:

  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Gurgaon
  • Pune
  • Kolkata
  • Ahemdabad
  • Jaipur
  • Dehradun

IBSAT 2020 Highlights

The detailed information regarding the IBSAT is given below.

Exam Name ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test
Conducting Body ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
Official Website www.ibsindia.org
Exam Level National
Courses Offered MBA and PGPM
IBS Campuses Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune
IBS Helpline 1800 425 55 66 77

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What are the courses offered through IBSAT?

IBSAT is conducted every year for admission to the following Programs:2-year MBA program at IBS Hyderabad,4 Year Ph. D program (Full Time/ Part Time) at IBS Hyderabad2-year PGPM (Postgraduate Program in Management) at 6 IBS campuses - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune2 Year MBA program of IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur

Will be IBSAT Test a common entrance for all programs of IBS?

Yes, IBSAT will be conducted every year for admission to all programs of IBS at 95 Test Centers all over India. It will be a 2 hours computer-based test.

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