IBSAT is an online aptitude test conducted by The ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education (a deemed to be a University under Section 3 of UGC act 1956), for students seeking admission to the MBA / PhD programs of IBS Bengaluru and IBS Hyderabad.
IBSAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and consists of multiple-choice questions. IBSAT is of 2 hours duration and is aimed at testing the applicant’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.
GMAT ®/ NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT scores (from 2021 onwards) are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2023. Candidates with GMAT®, NMAT by GMAC TM CAT and XAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2023.
The ICFAI University, Dehradun, The ICFAI University, Jaipur and The Icfaian Foundation accept IBSAT 2023 / GMAT ®/ NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT scores (from 2021 onwards) for admission to the following
MBA program offered by IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.
PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management) program offered by IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune.
The important dates for IBSAT 2023 are as follows:
- Application Submission: July 01, 2023 - 3rd Week of December 2023
- Test: 4th week of December 2023
- Results: 1st Week of January 2024
- Selection Briefings: 2nd Week of January 2024
- Selection Process: February/March 2024
For MBA/PGPM program
Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English.
All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis). Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2024 .
Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements (including practical examinations / viva / assignments) before May 31, 2024. The admission will remain provisional until they produce marks sheets and degree certificates establishing their eligibility. The last date for submission of proof of graduation is November 01, 2024.
Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2024 ,onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that they satisfy the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates.
Candidates who have qualified based on IBSAT 2023/ GMAT® /NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT score are called for the selection process during February/March 2024. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Application form is available at : https://admissions.ibsindia.org/ibsat/registration/index.asp?utm_source=WEBSITE&utm_medium=WEBSITE&utm_campaign=IBSAT%2023
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