IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test Guidelines: Do’s and Don’ts

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: December 23, 2020 | IBSAT

IBSAT 2020 will be an online proctored exam that will be conducted on December 26 and 27, 2020. Candidates can check the important guidelines for IBSAT proctored exam in this article. 

Guidelines for IBSAT Proctored Test

IBSAT is a common entrance exam conducted every year for admission in MBA/ PGDM programs offered at IBS Hyderabad, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Bangalore, IBS Mumbai, ICFAI Jaipur, ICFAI Mumbai and IBS Pune. IBSAT 2020 exam will be conducted on December 26 and 27, 2020 in an online proctored mode that allows the students to give the exam from home. The decision has been taken after considering the COVID 19 situation. This article will provide you with all the test guidelines for IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test. Candidates are advised to check all the important instructions provided here before appearing for the exam.

IBSAT 2020 Highlights

Provided below are some major highlights of the IBSAT 2020 examination

Exam Name

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

Conducting Body

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education

Exam Level


Type of Questions


Courses Offered

PGPM/ MBA and PhD in Management

IBSAT Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Marking Scheme

+1 Mark for Correct answer, No negative marking

Exam Frequency


IBSAT Application Fee

INR 1800

How to Appear for IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test?

Check the steps provided below to give the IBSAT 2020 proctored exam.

Step 1: Log in to exam page using the login credentials provided to you

Step 2: Verify your identification

Step 3: Once done, live streaming and online recording will start

Step 4: You can then start taking the exam by answering the questions once the timer starts

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Do’s and Don’ts for IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test

Here are some Do’s and Don’ts for the IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test which candidate should keep in mind



Choose daylight and bright set up to give the exam

Avoid dim room lights

Check your wifi connection for stable connectivity

Avoid using the mobile hotspot as it might get disconnected between the exam

Use a calm and mess-free region

Avoid sitting in a noisy place since you might get disturbed during the exam

Check your webcam beforehand and set a perfect angle

Avoid excessive neck movements in front of the webcam

Keep your IBSAT admit card along with you while taking the exam

Do not forget to keep the required documents with you before starting the exam

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Important Guidelines for IBSAT 2020 Online Proctored Test 

The online proctored IBSAT 2020 exam ensures the safety of candidates by minimizing the public gathering. Candidates are advised to keep in mind the instructions provided below while appearing for the IBSAT 2020 online proctored exam.

  • A properly functional desktop or laptop with sufficient memory is needed

  • The laptop of desktop should have an attached webcam that will remain switched on throughout the exam

  • The operating system installed on the system should not be older than Windows 7

  • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS)

  • Speakers and a microphone are required for the exam. Candidates can use either a USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth microphone and speakers.

Apart from this, candidates are advised to check their internet connection before starting the exam. The detailed system requirements for the online proctored test will be updated on the official website of IBSAT shortly

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Exam Pattern of IBSAT 2020 Online Proctored Test

There will be four sections in IBSAT 2020 exam namely Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Aptitude and Reading Comprehension. The total duration of the exam will be 2 hours. You will have to complete the exam within the total time allotted to you since no extra time will be provided. The detailed exam pattern of IBSAT 2020 can be checked below.

Examination Mode

Online(Proctored Test)

Nature of Questions


Name of Sections

Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Quantitative Aptitude, Reading Comprehension

Duration of Examination

2 Hours

Marking Scheme

+1 Mark for Correct answer, No negative marking

Language of Question Paper


Total Questions


IBSAT Exam Pattern

How to Answer Questions in IBSAT 2020 Proctored Test?

You will be provided with four choices in the question paper of IBSAT. You will have to choose one option that you feel is correct. You are advised to solve the mock tests papers of IBSAT to get familiar with the exam structure and marking scheme. A timer will be provided on the computer screen that will allow you to to know the time remaining for the exam. Besides this, question numbers will be provided on the right-hand side of the screen. You can click on the question number to skip to that question directly. 

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