IBSAT 2021: Application Form(Ongoing), Exam Dates(25 & 26 Dec)


IBSAT 2021 Application Form is ongoing and the last date to apply is 16 December. ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test is scheduled to be held on 25 & 26 December. It will be 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 detailed information regarding the IBS Aptitude Test like dates, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

IBSAT 2021 Status

Admission Notification Announced
Exam Date Announced
Registration Ongoing

IBSAT 2021 Dates


IBSAT 2021 Important dates are given in the table below.

IBSAT Exam 2021 Schedule
Events Dates (Announced)
Starting of Application Form Submission 06 July 2021
Last Date of Submit Application Form 16 December 2021
Date of Exam 25 to 26 December 2021
Declaration of Result Last week of December 2021
Briefing about Selection 08 to 16 January 2022
Selection Process for MBA/PGPM April 2022

IBSAT 2021 Application Form

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

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  • IBSAT Application form has been started from 01 July 2021
  • Candidates can fill their applications online and offline mode.
  • Applicants can purchase offline applications from the marketing offices of IBS paying the requisite fee.
  • The online form will be available on the official website.
  • Aspirants have to fill the complete form with valid and working information in the application.

IBSAT 2021 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, who buy the form from the designated centre, they have to pay the fee in cash & buy the form.

IBSAT 2021 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 who are appearing in their final year can also apply.
  • Score Card: Candidates must have a scorecard of GMAT/ NMAT/ CAT.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for applying.

IBSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Below, we are providing the complete IBSAT 2021 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 2021 Syllabus

The vital information regarding the IBSAT Syllabus is given below

  • Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic progression, Installment payment, profit and loss, Venn diagram, algebra, coordinate 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 2021 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 2021 Slot Booking

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

  • Applicants who have filled their application form successfully will be able to book their slots for the exam.
  • Candidates who have slot booking will be done on a 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 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can check the important details of IBSAT Admit Card.

  • Admit cards will be released online mode on the website.
  • Candidates can check their hall tickets through the application number and password.
  • Hall ticket will include name, exam date and time etc.
  • Candidates must bring admit card with one valid photo ID proof on the day of the exam.

IBSAT 2021 Result

The vital information regarding the IBSAT Result is given below.

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

IBSAT 2021 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 the number of candidates appearing in the exam, the difficulty level of the exam etc.
  • On the basis of cut off candidates will be selected for GD and PI rounds.

IBSAT 2021 Selection Process

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

  • The selection process will be based process i.e. GD and PI.
  • Selection will be done based on CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT and IBSAT 2021 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 the following documents for the 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 India which is listed below:

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

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 2021 Highlights

The detailed information regarding the IBSAT is given below.

Exam Name ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2021
Conducting Body ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
IBSAT 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



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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