IBSAT 2020: Application Form (Released), Eligibility, Exam Dates, Pattern

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IBSAT 2020IBSAT 2020 Application Form has been released. It is a Management Aptitude Test that will be conducted by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Educational Qualification. It is conducted for the candidates aspiring for admission to the MBA or PGPM programs. It is a university level examination which offered admission to the various ICFAI business schools. The IBSAT 2020 will be held at around 95 test centers all over the country.  In this article we will discuss complete details regarding the IBSAT 2020 examination such as exam pattern, application form and fee, eligibility criteria, admit card & results etc.

Exam Dates Application Form Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs Syllabus

IBSAT 2020 Notifications – Application Released

newiconIBSAT 2020 Application Form has been released from 3rd July 2020. Check here for application details.

newiconIBSAT 2020 Mock Test has been released on 11th September 2020. Click here for mock test.

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IBSAT 2020 Exam Dates

The important dates for IBSAT 2020 are given in the table below.

Starting of Application Form Submission1st July 2020
Last Date of Submit Application Form16th December 2020
Date of Exam26th – 27th December 2020
Declaration of Result1st week of January 2021
Briefing about Selection9th – 17th January 2021
Selection Process for MBA/PGPMFebruary/March 2021

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IBSAT 2020 Application Form

Candidate are instructed to read below the complete details regarding application form:

  • Candidate can fill the IBSAT 2020 application form either through the online or offline mode.
  • After the successful transaction, candidate will receive a mail/SMS with details of application number and password.
  • For offline mode, candidate can purchase the application form, from the marketing offices of IBS by paying the requisite fee.
  • The application form filling process has been started from 1st July 2020 to till 16th December 2020.
  • Candidate has to fill their name, ID, mobile no and address details for all future communications.
  • After filling these details, candidate has to proceed to fill the academic and graduation details and upload the scanned photograph.
  • At last submit the application fee and take printout of the application form.

Application Fee:

  • The IBSAT 2020 bulletin/application form can be purchased by paying Rs. 1800/.
  • The candidate can also pay the fee through the debit card, credit card or net banking.

IBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must ensure their eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The eligibility For MBA/PGPM (2 year management program) is mentioned below:

  • Qualifying Exam: The candidate must have graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks.
  • Medium: The candidate must have passed the graduation exam in English medium only.
  • Appearing Candidates: The student in final year of graduation can also apply.
  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • Other Scores: CAT, GMAT & NMAT scores are also accepted.

IBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The details regarding IBSAT 2020 exam pattern is mentioned below:

  • Exam Mode: IBSAT 2020 will be a computer based (online mode) test.
  • Duration: The total duration of exam will be 2 hours.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper will consist of 140 Questions.
  • Type of Questions: Questions will be objective type.
  • Section: Paper will be divided into 4 sections (verbal ability, reading comprehension, quantitative ability and data interpretation).

Section wise distribution of questions is given below:

SectionsNumber of Questions
Verbal Ability50
Quantitative Aptitude30
Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation30
Reading Comprehension30
Total140 Questions

IBSAT 2020 Syllabus

Below we have mentioned some topics of the IBSAT syllabus:

  • Verbal Ability: English grammar, syllogism, fill in the blanks, analogies, jumbled paragraphs, idioms, uses of the same word, one word substitutions, odd man out etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Algebra, averages, arithmetic progression, co-ordinate geometry, time and work, profit and loss, installment payment, Venn diagram etc.
  • Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation: Visual reasoning, data interpretation based on graphs and tables, cause and effect, critical reasoning, linear arrangement, defiantly false kind of statements, Venn diagram etc.

IBSAT Preparation Tips 2020

Here are some useful tips that will helps candidate in fetching good marks in the exam:

  • First of all, candidates will be required to make a proper strategy for preparations.
  • Follow the officially prescribed syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Make a time table and prepare accordingly.
  • Eat healthy food and exercise daily to stay fit and fine.
  • Practice mock test on regular basis to analyze your performance.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form has been started from 1st July 2020.

Answer: The application fee is Rs. 1800/-.

Answer: Yes you can change the password by clicking ‘forgot password’.

Answer: The IBSAT 2020 examination will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: No, you are not eligible to apply for the IBSAT exam.

Answer: There are total 140 questions in the IBSAT 2020 examination.

Answer: Candidates must go through the IBSAT 2020 login page and click on ‘forgot password’.

Answer: There is no negative marking in the exam.

IBSAT 2020 Slot Booking

The candidate who will submit the application form successfully will get the opportunity for IBSAT 2020 slot booking.  In the process of slot booking applicant needed to opt for the date of the IBSAT 2020 exam, timing and the test centers.

This slot booking will be done on the basis of first come and first serve. In order to book a particular slot, the applicant needs to login by entering the application number and the password and then access the page of slot booking.

IBSAT 2020 Admit Card

Candidate will be given the access to download the hall ticket or admit card of IBSAT 2020 exam after booking the slot. The admit card of IBSAT 2020 will be provided through the online mode.

The applicants have to enter their application number and date of birth in order to download their IBSAT admit card.

Authority will not send the admit card by post or any other offline medium. Candidate have to carry a hard copy of the admit card at the exam centre.

IBSAT 2020 Result

The result for IBSAT 2020 will be declared in the first week of January 2021. The applicant will be able to check the result online through the website. The candidate can get their result by entering application number and password.

The merit list of the selected candidates will also be published along with the IBSAT result. On the basis of results the authority will shortlisted the candidate for selection procedure.

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IBSAT Cut-off

IBSAT 2020 Selection Procedure

The selection will be done on the basis of CAT, GMAT, NMAT or IBSAT 2020 scores. Such candidates will be given the call letter to attend the counselling. The selected applicants needed to report at the allotted centre as per the prescribed schedule.

The candidate will get the actual information of the programs with the help of the briefing which are basically the seminars organized by IBS.  Then the authority will call applicant for group discussion. And the final step of IBSAT selection procedure will be the personal interview.

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  1. Sekhar Chakraborty says:

    After applying IBSAT 2020, is it necessary to apply separately to all IBS collages who accept IBSAT score.

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