IBSAT By ICFAI Entrance Exam 2018 for the MBA Program

Year Designation Type Qualification Examination
2018 IBSAT Latest Graduate Mains

IBSAT By ICFAI Entrance Exam 2018 for the MBA Program:

IBSAT By ICFAI has released the application form the Entrance Exam of IBSAT By ICFAI Entrance Exam 2018 for the MBA Program. Candidates can apply online on or before 12-12-2018.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have passed the Bachelor Degree from a recognised university.

Mode of Payment & Application Fee:

The cost of IBSAT application form is Rs 1800. The fee can be paid using any of the following modes:

  •          Credit/Debit card/Net Banking or
  •          Cash payment

Important Dates:

IBSAT 2018 application process begins

Jul 01 2018

IBSAT 2018 application process ends

Dec 12 2018

IBSAT 2018 test window opens

Dec 22 2018

IBSAT 2018 test window closes

Dec 23 2018

IBSAT 2018 result

Jan 03 2019

IBSAT 2018 selection briefing starts

Jan 13 2019

IBSAT 2018 selection briefing ends

Jan 13 2019

IBSAT 2018 selection process starts

Feb 20 2019

IBSAT 2019 selection process ends

Feb 26 2019


How to Apply:

Candidates willing to fill the application form online, need to visit the official website of IBS

Candidates opting for the offline mode need to purchase the application form from designated centers of ICFAI Business School. The forms can be obtained from the marketing branches of Axis Bank located across the country

To apply for the exam candidates need to follow 3 steps:


Fee Payment

Confirmation and submission of application form

Here’s how to apply for the exam:

Visit the official website of IBSAT and select the mode (Online/Offline) for filling the application form.

Offline Mode:

Candidates need to buy the application form along with the prospectus from any of IBS campus/ designated marketing branches/ Axis bank branches

The candidate will receive a packet on which a login ID and Voucher Number will be printed. These credentials will be required to register for the exam

Once logged in, immediately set a new password

Next, click ‘Ok’. The application form will appear on the screen. Fill in all the details, review them and click on ‘Proceed’

To complete the registration, click on ‘Finish’

Online Mode:

Visit the official website and register by filling in personal details and address

Once all the details have been filled in, click on ‘Proceed’

Review all the details provided and click on ‘Proceed to Payment’ tab

Candidates can choose to pay the fee by any of the following modes:

1) Net Banking

2) Credit Card

3) Debit Card

 Once the fee is paid, click on ‘Finish’

Documents Required:

  • Valid email address
  • Working contact number
  • Photograph (with full face view) in .jpeg format or .gif format, the size of which should not exceed 25kb and should be preferably from 140 to 160 pixel
  • Scanned copy of signature
  • Scanned copy of qualifying exam mark sheet

Candidates having a valid GMAT, NMAT by GMAC, and CAT score need to mail the scanned copy of their score/certificate on email id

Exam Pattern:


Number of Questions

Verbal Ability (VA)


Reading Comprehension (RC)


Quantitative Aptitude (QA)


Data Adequacy/ Sufficiency and Data Interpretation (DA/ DI)




IBSAT exam tests a candidate’s ability in analytical reasoning, data adequacy, data interpretation, quantitative techniques, reading comprehension and vocabulary. IBSAT syllabus covers English language and grammar, quantitative aptitude, analytical reasoning, data adequacy & data interpretation.

Quantitative Aptitude

Here's the syllabus for quant section

  •          Number System
  •          Work, Pipes and Cisterns
  •          Discount
  •          Average
  •          Arithmetic Progression
  •          Time and Work
  •          Percentage
  •          Algebra
  •          Geometry
  •          Co-ordinate Geometry
  •          Mensuration
  •          Probability
  •          Installment payments
  •          Permutation & Combination
  •          Quadratic and linear equation
  •          Profit & Loss
  •          Alligation & mixtures
  •          Time-Speed-Distance

Verbal Ability

Core concepts under VA section is as follows:

  •          Comprehension of passage
  •          Syllogisms
  •          English Grammar
  •          Punctuation
  •          Incorrect words
  •          English Usage
  •          Sentence completion
  •          Contextual usage
  •          Analogies
  •          Vocabulary
  •          Replace the missing words
  •          Para Jumble
  •          Reading Comprehensions

Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

The syllabus for DA and DI section is as follows:

  •          Tables
  •          Data Interpretation
  •          Data Sufficiency
  •          Logical Reasoning
  •          Cause and effects
  •          Graphs representing area
  •          Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  •          Pie chart
  •          Venn – diagram
  •          Critical reasoning
  •          Visual reasoning
  •          Bar graphs
  •          Column graphs
  •          Statements and Conclusions
  •          Matrix arrangements

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