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IBSAT 2020 Exam

Abhinav ChamoliUpdated On: 10 Jan, 2020 17:01 IST

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All About IBSAT 2020

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education conducts the IBSAT entrance test which is an aptitude test conducted in online mode for those looking to get into MBA/PhD programmes offered at all the nine IBS campuses, which are Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Gurgaon, Pune, Mumbai, Dehradun, Jaipur and Hyderabad. The main aim of conducting IBSAT is to analyse the applicants’ ability in data interpretation, quantitative techniques, vocabulary, data adequacy, reading comprehension and analytical reasoning required to pursue MBA or PhD programmes at all the nine IBS campuses.

The conducting body, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956, is a Deemed to be University. A Computer-Based Test, IBSAT paper comprises of 140 questions in MCQ format. The duration of the IBSAT entrance exam is 120 minutes, which is 2 hours. 

IBSAT application forms are made available to the candidates in the form of IBSAT bulletin which can be purchased online for INR 1800/-. The application forms for IBSAT are accepted of only those candidates who fulfil the minimum IBSAT eligibility criteria. Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) aspirants who will apply for IBSAT can only secure a seat at either of the IBS Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Gurgaon, Pune and Mumbai campuses. 

From 2017 onwards, the IBSAT authorities decided to scrap the policy under which only IBSAT scores were used to grant admission to MBA and PhD aspirants in all the IBS campuses. Now candidates with a valid CAT/ GMAT/ NMAT by GMAC scores are also offered admission at all the campuses of IBS.

IBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The IBSAT 2020 eligibility criteria have been prescribed by


How to Prepare for IBSAT 2020

Candidates who want to appear in the IBSAT 2020


IBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

ICFAI Foundation prescribes the exam pattern of IBSAT 2020 for


IBSAT 2020 Syllabus

In order to prepare well for IBSAT 2020, candidates


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IBSAT 2020 is a national level examination conducted mainly for


How to Apply for IBSAT 2020

The IBSAT 2020 registration process has been started from 1st July


IBSAT 2020 Mock Test

IBSAT 2019 mock test is made available for candidates preparing to


IBSAT 2020 Admit Card

IBS is expected to issue the IBSAT 2020 admit card in the


IBSAT 2019 Pre-Exam Analysis

The IBSAT 2019 pre-exam analysis is based on the


IBSAT 2020 Answer Key

IBSAT 2020 answer key will be available for the candidates


IBSAT 2020 Results

The IBSAT 2020 result is expected to be announced


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IBSAT 2020 Cut-Off

IBSAT 2020 cut-off will be released after the declaration of


IBSAT 2020 Participating Colleges

To become eligible for admission in any of the


IBSAT 2020 Selection Procedure

The selection process for IBSAT 2020 is expected to commence


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IBSAT 2020 Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Application Process Start Date

1st Week of July 2020

Application Process End Date

2nd Week of December 2020

Admit card availability

2nd - 3rd Week of December 2020

Date of Examination

3rd Week of December 2020

Announcement of Result

4th Week of December 2020

Selection Briefings

2nd Week of January 2021

Selection Process 

3rd - 4th of February 2021

IBSAT 2020 Exam Centers

AgraGuwahatiMumbai-Mira Road
AmbalaIndoreNavi Mumbai
Delhi-Kirti NagarKotaSiliguri
Greater NoidaMumbai DadarVisakhapatnam

Advantages of Appearing in IBSAT

Before applying for IBSAT entrance exam, it is very important to discuss the advantages of appearing in the IBSAT test. The IBSAT test-takers, after getting admission into their desired course and IBS campus, will have the following advantages:

  • With quality exposure to case-based learning methodology, the students are brought closer to the working mechanism of the Industry

  • Students imbibe qualities like decision-making due to constant exposure to simulation and business modelling

  • Guest lectures by Industry Experts facilitate the students with in-depth knowledge about the industry  

  • At the IBS campuses, the ultimate focus is on the overall development of the students

Stages Involved in IBSAT Exam

The IBSAT exam involves the following stages:

  1. Application process

  2. Release of IBSAT admit card

  3. IBSAT exam

  4. Result announcement

  5. Briefings about selection

  6. IBSAT selection process

IBSAT Exam Highlights

Conducting Body

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam

Computer-Based (Online)

Maximum Time

2 Hours

IBSAT Application Fee

INR 1800/-

The medium of IBSAT Test

English Only

Scores Accepted other than IBSAT


Important Dates

IBSAT 2020 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 01 Jul to 12 Dec, 2020 (*Tentative)
Exam Date 21 Dec to 22 Dec, 2020 (*Tentative)
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