IBSAT 2017: MBA exam application for 9 ICFAI B-schools closes on December 12; ensure your candidature

IBSAT 2017
Friday, December 08 2017, 09:00 AM
Registration and application process for IBSAT 2017, the MBA entrance exam for 9 ICFAI B-schools with low fee structure will close on December 12, 2017. The exam will be conducted in the month of December 2017 in a 4 day test window from December 21-24, 2017
A good score in IBSAT 2017 will get you admission to MBA/PGPM 2018-20 batch at one of the 9 campuses of ICFAI business schools

Registration and application for IBSAT 2017, the MBA entrance exam for 9 ICFAI B-schools with low fee structure will close on December 12, 2017. The exam will be conducted in the month of December 2017 in a 4 day test window from December 21-24, 2017 and will be a 2 hour computer based test.

IBSAT Exam Important Dates & Schedule

Application Last date
December 12, 2017
Last date to apply to IBS with CAT/GMAT/NMAT scores
January 31, 2018
IBSAT exam dates
December 21 to 24, 2017
Declaration of result
January 02, 2018
Selection Briefings
January 13–17, 2018
Selection Process
February 20-26, 2018 at 40 locations

IBSAT test paper is divided into four sections on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation and is a low difficulty level exam as compared to other tough MBA entrance tests with high difficulty level.

A good score in IBSAT 2017 will get you admission to MBA/PGPM 2018-20 batch at one of the 9 campuses of ICFAI business schools namely,  IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai, IBS Pune and PhD program (full-time/part time) at IBS Hyderabad campus

Important Link

How to apply for IBSAT
The application form is common for admission to MBA/PGPM program at all the IBS B-schools IBSAT Bulletin can be purchased through one of the following methods by payment of Rs 1800/-

Application forms are available in marketing offices

IBSAT/PGPM bulletin is available at IBS marketing offices. You may locate your nearest branch by clicking the above link and purchase the Bulletin by paying the requisite application fee in cash.

IBSAT Registration process

There are 4 pages in the IBSAT 2017 registration form:

Page-1: Profile requires your personal details, Current and permanent address, Mobile phone details, CAT coaching centre details among other information items. All the fields are to be filled on the first page.

Page-2: Review 

Page-3: Payment

Page-4: Finish

IBSAT Applications can be submitted both online as well as off line. However the last date of submission of completed application forms in either mode is December 12, 2017.

Read guidelines to complete the IBSAT registration and application

IBSAT: Not a difficult exam
IBSAT 2017 is an important online computer based MBA entrance test to be conducted across India by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University).

IBSAT does not have a high difficulty level and despite having a similar question pattern as that of other MBA entrance examinations, due care is taken in formation of question types.

Most of the candidates applying for IBSAT 2017, have already either appeared in CAT 2017, MAT 2017, IIFT 2017, NMAT 2017 or have been preparing for XAT/ CMAT, SNAP exams and by the time they go for IBSAT 2017, they stand well prepared to face high difficulty level exam. For them IBSAT 2017 could be a cake walk, since the aspirants have already prepared and appeared for different MBA/PGPM entrance test with high difficulty level.

IBSAT: Exam pattern & Exam Syllabus
The online IBSAT 2017 exam consists of The number of questions in each section is shared below:

Sections
No. of Questions
Difficulty level
 Suggested Time to solve
Verbal Ability
50
 Moderate
 35 minutes
Reading Comprehension
30
 Easy
 20 minutes
Quantitative Ability
30
 Moderate
 30  minutes
Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency
30
 Moderate
 35 minutes
Total
140
 Moderate overall
 120 minutes
 
The IBSAT 2017 exam syllabus consists of all important topics on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative  Ability, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. Interestingly, the Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension are two separate sections in IBSAT exam.

There is no need to pay Rs.15 or Rs.20 lakhs to pursue MBA from a good B-school when you have the MBA option available in 9 ICFAI B-schools with a low fee structure of Rs.3.6 to 12.5 lakhs by appearing in IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT) 2017 in the month of December 2017.

All the ICFAI (IBS) MBA colleges will also accept GMAT/CAT/NMAT by GMAC scores from 2015 onwards in place of IBSAT 2017.  If you have not performed well in CAT, NMAT, GMAT, it is advisable to apply for IBSAT 2017.

There are 9 campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS) across the country and all of them will accept the IBSAT 2017 exam scores for admission to MBA 2018-20 batch.   The last date to apply for IBSAT 2017 is December 12, 2017. You can apply for IBSAT 2017 by using the link .

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XLRI – XAT 2018
Application to XAT is open till November 30 without late fee and till December 15 with late fee
Application last date to IMNU is open till January 9, 2018
BIM Tiruchirappalli
Application last date to BIM Trichy is open till January 31, 2018
IMI New Delhi
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at IMI New Delhi is open till December 4, 2017
IRMA Anand (Gujarat)
Application for PGDRM at IRMA is open till December 31, 2017
TAPMI Manipal
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at TAPMI is open till January 16, 2018
XIM Bhubaneshwar
Application for MBA 2018-20 at XIM Bhubaneswar is open till December 8, 2017
SCMHRD, Pune – SNAP 2017
SNAP 2017 registration is open till November 24, 2017
Great Lakes Chennai and Gurgaon
The application for 2 years PGDM 2018-20 is open till Feb 25, 2018
Application for 1 year PGPM 2018-19 is open till Nov 30, 2017
KJ SIMSR Mumbai
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at K J Somaiya is open till January 31, 2018
GIM Goa
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at GIM Goa is open till January 3, 2018
LIBA Chennai
Online Application for PGDM 2018-20 at LIBA is open till January 31, 2018 at a cost of Rs.1500/-
IBSAT 2017
Application to IBSAT 2017 is open till December 12, 2017
CIMP Patna
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at CIMP is open till March 2nd week, 2018
SIBM Hyderabad – SNAP 2017
To apply to SIBM Hyderabad, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-H in the SNAP Form
SIBM Bengaluru
To apply to SIBM Bengaluru, apply to SNAP 2017 on Dec 17 and also apply to SIBM-B in the SNAP Form