IBSAT Exam Pattern 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 31 Dec, 2018 13:06 IST

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IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

ICFAI Foundation prescribes the exam pattern of IBSAT 2018 for admission to various MBA/PGPM and Ph. D courses. Candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of the IBSAT exam pattern before appearing for the test. The exam pattern for IBSAT comprises of the type of questions, marking scheme, time duration and the total number of questions.

The IBSAT exam is a computer-based test carrying 140 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) that must be completed within the time duration of 120 minutes. A detailed view of the IBSAT 2018 exam pattern will help the candidates plan an effective preparation strategy. Candidates can get complete details of the exam pattern of IBSAT 2018 below.

  • The language for IBSAT 2018 will be English.

  • There will be 4 sections in the IBSAT 2018.

  • The questions are in the multiple-choice format and are objective in nature

  • There will be 140 total number of questions in the IBSAT 2018.

  • The total duration for IBSAT 2018 will be 120 minutes (2 Hours).

  • There is no negative marking in IBSAT 2018.  

Highlights of IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Events Particulars
Examination Mode Online
Language of Question Paper English
Nature of Questions MCQs
Number of Sections 4
Name of Sections Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Reading Comprehension
Duration of Examination 2 hours
Total Questions 140
Marking Scheme

1 mark per correct response

No Negative Marking.

IBSAT Exam Pattern – Detailed

IBSAT 2018 exam will be divided into four sections. The table given below gives a detailed idea of different sections and the number of questions that these sections contain.

Sections Number of Questions
Verbal Ability 50
Quantitative Aptitude 30
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 30
Reading Comprehension 30
Total 140

IBSAT 2018 Marking Scheme: 

  • Each question in the examination carries one mark.

  • There is no negative marking in IBSAT. Hence, candidates should try and answer all the questions even if they feel their answers could be incorrect.

FAQs on IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

1. What is the paper pattern of IBSAT test?

IBSAT is an aptitude test. The duration of the exam is two hours. The paper is divided into four sections Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation.

IBSAT paper has 140 questions in total which are multiple choice questions and they are divided as given below:

  • Verbal Ability: 50
  • Reading Comprehension: 30
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 30
  • Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation: 30

2. Do we have to attempt section in a prescribed order or we can choose any?

No, there is no predefined order to in answer the questions

3. My English is not so good. Can I answer the questions in Hindi?

No, you have to answer the questions in English only.

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