MBA Admission 2019 in ICFAI B-Schools: Easier Process, Low Fee, High Returns; Apply by December 12

Wednesday, December 05 2018
MBA Admission 2019 in ICFAI B-Schools
The MBA Admission 2019 at the nine ICFAI B-schools is open. The admission opportunity is available either by applying through IBSAT 2018 till December 12, or through CAT/NMAT/GMAT score obtained from 2016 to 2018. Comparing between the two options, applying through IBSAT 2018 is considered easier as the exam has low difficulty level and offers higher score than other exams. This brightens your admission chances in top ICFAI B-schools.

MBA admission 2019 at nine campuses of ICFAI B-schools spread across the country is open now. All these ICFAI MBA colleges are affiliated to ICFAI University. Known as ICFAI Business School (IBS), these ICFAI colleges offer 2 year full time MBA programmes as well as MBA for working professionals and executive MBA programmes. If you wish to explore an easy way of admission in one of these ICFAI B-schools it is better to appear in the easy to moderate IBSAT 2018 exam on December 22-23, 2018 and submit your application online latest by December 12. 

Alternately, you can explore admission opportunity in ICFAI B-schools with comparatively difficult national level exam scores like CAT, NMAT by GMAC or GMAT. The last date to apply for admission to ICFAI B-schools with these exam scores is January 31, 2019.

ICFAI (IBS) B-School Campuses, Fee, Programme Offered
The 9 campuses of IBS B-schools are: IBS Hyderabad, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bangalore, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai, IBS Pune, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur. While most of these  ICFAI B-schools offer MBA degree others offer PGDM. You can either apply for IBSAT 2018 till December 12 to explore admission opportunity in one of the ICFAI B-schools, or can directly apply to the institute on the basis of national exam scores till January 31, 2019.The details are as under:

MBA college
Fee ( Lakhs)
Flagship Programme
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Gurgaon
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Ahmedabad
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Bengaluru
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Kolkata
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Mumbai
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Dehradun
IBS (ICFAI B-School) Jaipur

IBS B Schools offer General MBA degree as well as MBA in Financial economic and family business to their students.  These nine campuses of IBS B schools have 3000 students, 35000+ alumni with strong interface to industry, which help in continuous student industry interaction and good placement.

Placement at ICFAI B-schools
The Placement 2018 statistics as released by ICFAI B-schools reflect high percentage of placed students in national and international companies. There has been a substantial rise in placement packages also. Key placement trends for different IBS campuses are as below:

Campus Final Placements 2018
Placements   Average CTC Highest CTC Average  CTC
On Campus Off Campus National International Top 10 % Top 25 %
Ahmedabad 99% 1% 5.4 6.57 12.89 9.73 7.83
Bangalore 93% 7% 5.69 10.3 9.09 8.4 7.3
Gurgaon 94% 6% 6.01 12.1 22.36 11.95 8.83
Hyderabad 95% 5% 7.23 13  - 10.88 9.85
Kolkata 97% 3% 5.68 6.57 9 7.38 6.64
Mumbai 95% 5% 6.29 12 22.36 10.76 8.71
Pune 99% 1% 6.24 12.1 8.49 8.47 7.31
Dehradun 96% 4% 4.79 7.5  – 7.5 6.97
Jaipur 94% 6% 4.83 10.29  – 7.57 6.56

Source: ICFAI B-Schools Placement 2018

Admission Through IBSAT 2018: Apply till December 12
ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed to be University) will conduct the IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT) 2018 on December 22 & 23. IBSAT 2018 score will be accepted for admission to MBA 2019-21 batch in all the 9 campuses of ICFAI Business Schools (IBS).

IBSAT 2018 is an important online computer based MBA entrance test of 2 hours duration with moderate difficulty level to be conducted across India. The last date to register and apply for IBSAT 2018 is December 12, 2018.

You can submit IBSAT 2018 application online or offline with a nominal application and exam fee of Rs.1800/-. Read More on IBSAT 2018 Application Process

IBSAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) of moderate difficulty level. The exam tests the candidate’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, analytical reasoning, vocabulary and comprehension.  It is a comprehensive multiple choice question(MCQ) examination with a two hours duration.  Major share in the examination is consumed by Vocabulary (English) and reading comprehension with more than 50 percent questions and rest is divided among the other four. Read More on IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

IBSAT 2018 results will be announced on January 05, 2019 and based on their scores in IBSAT 2018, the qualified candidates will be called for briefing sessions, to be held in 40 cities across India in the month of February 2019.

After the briefing sessions, the candidates shall have to present themselves for next round of selection process comprising Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Apart from the foregoing, past academic record will also be taken into account before final selection.

Apart from ICFAI B-schools, there are also other MBA colleges who accept IBSAT exam score. The other universities and MBA colleges who also accept IBSAT score in MBA admission include Manav Rachna Faridabad,  JKBS Gurgaon, GIBS Bangalore, VYASA Bangalore among others.

Admission through CAT/NMAT/GMAT
GMAT/CAT/NMAT by GMAC scores from 2016 onwards are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2018 by IBS B-schools.

Candidates with high scores in any of the above exams may choose not to appear in IBSAT 2018 and can apply on the basis of these exam scores. However candidates should apply with their scores obtained in CAT 2016 to 2018, NMAT by GMAC 2016 to 2018, or GMAT scores 2016 to 2018 latest by January 31, 2019. It is a good opportunity to get a good B school for those who have scored well in CAT/NMAT/GMAT.

MBA Admission 2019 Schedule at ICFAI B-schools

Admission Related Activity
Important date
Last date to Apply for IBSAT 2018
December 12, 2018
Last date to Apply to IBS with CAT/GMAT/NMAT scores (Exam taken 2016 onwards)
January 31, 2019
IBSAT 2018 Exam Dates
December 22- 23, 2018
Declaration of IBSAT Result
January 05, 2019
Selection Briefings for Admission
January 13–20, 2019
Selection Process Dates
February 20-26, 2019 at 40 locations

Most of the courses at IBS B-Schools are designed to help bridge the gap between management theory and practice. The ICFAI B schools provide good academic delivery and infrastructure to its students. The two year full time management program prepares students to accept the challenges in future and equip them for successful corporate careers.

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