01 Jul, 2018
In order to prepare well for IBSAT 2018, candidates must go through the syllabus of IBSAT 2018 in detail. Knowing the syllabus well in advance will help aspirants plan better for the exam. IBSAT is conducted by IBS for shortlisting candidates for its management programmes. The exam is meant to evaluate students on the basis of their Vocabulary, Quantitative Ability, Data Adequacy, Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
By getting a complete understanding of IBSAT syllabus 2018, candidates will be able to identify the topics/areas they need to cover while preparing for the exam. Therefore, having a brief knowledge about IBSAT syllabus is essential for the candidates to ace the exam. Candidates are advised that they should practice the Previous year Question Papers which are based on different topics covered in the exam in order to perform better in IBSAT Exam.
Duration of Examination
120 minutes (2 hours)
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
Total Number of Questions
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency:30
No negative marking
In this section, candidates will be judged based on their numerical ability and problem-solving skills. The questions in this section may come from topics such as Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, LCM, Time and Speed, HCF, Geometry, Statistics, etc.
|Venn Diagram||Clocks||Coordinate geometry|
|Calendar||Set Theory||Permutations and Combinations|
|Logarithm||Maxima and Minima Progression||Partnership|
|Vectors||Pipes and Cisterns||Mode and Median|
|Number System||Mensuration||Arithmetic mean|
|Profit & Loss||Percentages||Ratios and Proportion|
In the Reading Comprehension section, candidates will be required to read passages and answer questions based on them.
In the Verbal Ability Section, candidates' knowledge of the English language will be tested. Candidates will have to answer questions based on topics such as Sentence Correction, Synonyms, Fill in the Blanks, Antonyms, Idioms, Grammar, etc. The number of questions asked in this section is higher as compared to other sections.
|Idioms and Phrases||Sentence Correction||Sentence completion|
|Jumbled words/paragraphs||Analogies||Fill In the Blanks|
|English grammar||Syllogisms||Synonyms and Antonyms|
|Contextual usage||One-word substitution||Odd one out|
In this section, candidates are evaluated based on their ability to deal with the complex data. Since the questions in this section will be mostly based on pie charts, tables, etc., candidates will be required to do quick calculations to solve them.
|Cause and Effect||Data Interpretation based on text||Identifying valid inferences|
|Linear arrangements||Graphs representing Area||Bar Graphs|
|Syllogisms||Functions||Coding and decoding|
|Venn diagram||Pie Chart||Line charts|
|Family tree||Sequencing||Assertion and reasons|
|Identifying relationship among group of people||Critical reasoning||Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables|
|Definitely true||Probably false||Graphs representing Area|
|Functions||Definitely false kind of statement||Assertion and reasons|
1. How many section will be there in IBSAT?
IBSAT exam will be comprised of 4 section.
2. How many questions will be asked from the verbal ability section?
From the verbal ability section, 50 questions will be asked.
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