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About IBSAT 2017

IBSAT 2017 or ICFAI Business School  Aptitude Test is an entrance exam for getting admission into the MBA/PGPM programmes offered by the ICFAI Business Schools. IBSAT 2017 is an all India level entrance exam and is conducted by IFCAI foundation of Higher Education, Hyderabad.

IBSAT is conducted every year for admission to the following Programs:

  • 2-year MBA program at IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur
  • 2-year PGPM (Postgraduate Program in Management) at 6 IBS campuses. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune
  • 4-year PhD program (Full Time and Part time) at IBS Hyderabad

Latest Update-- The application has stated for the admission to the IBSAT Campuses in MBA/PGPM  Curses, Check the details below on this page.

IBSAT 2017 Important Dates



IBSAT Application Starts

1 July 2017

IBSAT Last date to Apply

12 December 2017

IBSAT Exam Date 

21 to 24 December 2017

IBSAT Result 2017

2 January 2018

IBSAT Selection Briefings

13 - 17 January 2018

IBSAT Selection Process at IBS Hyderabad

20 - 26 February 2018

Submission of the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS Scores

31 May 2018

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IBSAT 2017 Eligibility criteria

  • Applicant must have a minimum of 10+2+3/4 (15 Years of education background).
  • The applicant must be a graduate of a recognised University in any discipline. The candidate should have had English as the medium of instruction and should have scored at least 50% in graduation.
  • Candidates who are in their graduation final year can also apply for the examination. However, the candidates must have completed all their practical examinations, viva or assignment work and the proof of the completion of the course must be submitted before 1 November 2018.
  • If the interested candidate did not have English as a medium of instruction in graduation, then they have to provide their score in TOEFL/NELT/IELTS by 31 May 2018.

IBSAT 2017 Application form and Admit Card

Interested candidates can get the Application form for IBSAT from both ONLINE and OFFLINE after 1 May 2017. The candidates can fill the application form following the steps are given below. Te last date to apply for the admission to IBS Campuses is 18 May 2017. There will be a common application form to apply for the all the IBS Campuses and the link to the IBSAT 2017 Application Form is given below.

IBSAT Online Application Process

Applicants have to register using their personal and contact details in the given fields.

STEP 2: Click the submit button, a review page will open up, applicants are advised to review the information provided by them and edit it if found incorrect.

STEP 3: Applicants have to pay the application fees using the online payment options.

STEP 4: On successful payment of application form applicants will get application number and password on their registered Email Id.

STEP 5: IBSAT Bulletin will be dispatched to the address of the candidate within the 7 days of successful payment of the application fee.

IBSAT Application Form 2017 - Apply Online

IBSAT Offline Application Process

IBSAT vouchers can also be bought by buying the IBSAT bulletin from any of the marketing offices of IBS. There are IBS Marketing Offices across the 37 cities of India. Applicants can also purchase the IBSAT bulletin from IBS Marketing offices.

The Bulletin and the Application voucher can be purchased by paying an amount of Rs. 1800 in cash. By scratching the Voucher the candidate can avail their Application number and password.

The candidate has to use application number and Voucher number (ass a password), to login to the official website and fill up their application form online.

Application Submission

Application Form has to be submitted only through the Online Portal. Candidates who have bought the Application Voucher by Cash also have to submit their application form online. IBSAT 2017 Bulletin will be dispatched to the candidates within seven days from the date of filling the online application form.

IBSAT Admit Card 2017


IBSAT Admit card will be required at the time of IBSAT Examination for the verification purpose, the applicants can download the admit card from the official IBSAT website after the registration process is over. The link to download the IBSAT Admit Card 2017 is given below,

Download IBSAT Admit Card 2017

IBSAT 2017 Fees

The candidates need to pay the application fee at the time of the filing of the application form, The fee can be paid via online and offline modes and the IBSAT Application Fee is Rs 1800.

IBS Fee Structure 2017

Name of the Course


Course Fee


IBS Hyderabad

Rs 12,51,000


IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur

Rs 5,11,000


IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Kolkata,
IBS Gurgaon, IBS Mumbai, IBS Pune.

Rs 7,26,000

*Course  Fee has to be paid in Five Instalments, an additional amount of Rs.10,000 as refundable Caution Deposit has to be paid with the first instalment of Tuition Fee

IBSAT 2017 Result and Counselling

The result for IBSAT 2017 Entrance Exam will be published on January 2018. The students who have qualified in their IBSAT marks will then be called to IBS Hyderabad in February 2017 for the next round of Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

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IBSAT 2017 Selection 

For the Candidates who have applied between 1 July to 12 December 2017 for getting admission only into 5 IBS campuses of IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur and IBS Kolkata. The final selection of the candidates is not only based on their performance in the written exams, GD and PI but also on their performance in their past academic records. The selection process will be conducted at the listed below campuses and the candidates will be intimated by the email registered at the time of the submission of IBSA Application Form

  • IBS Ahmedabad
  • IBS Bengaluru
  • IBS Dehradun
  • IBS Gurgaon
  • IBS Jaipur
  • IBS Kolkata
  • IBS Mumbai
  • IBS Pune

The final selection of the candidates will be base don their performances in the GD PI and also the weightage from their previous year academic and educational record will be considered for the final admission.

IBSAT 2017 Exam pattern

  • Type of Exam: Computer Based Test.
  • Duration of Exam: 2 Hours 
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions or MCQs
Section  No. of Questions
Verbal Ability 50
Reading Comprehension 25 - 30
Quantitative Aptitude 25  - 30
Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation 25 - 30
IBSAT 2017 Important details
  • The Selection Briefings will be carried out in 40 different cities and the final Selection Process will be carried out in IBS Hyderabad.  
  • Candidates will only get a provisional admission until they can provide their final year mark sheets and certificates.

Institutes accepting IBSAT score

In addition to IBSAT scores, the following IBS Campuses also accept GMAT, NMAT and CAT scores.

  • IBS Ahmedabad
  • IBS Bengaluru
  • IBS Hyderabad
  • IBS Gurgaon
  • IBS Kolkata
  • IBS Jaipur
  • IBS Mumbai
  • IBS Dehradun
  • IBS Pune

IBS Admission Offices


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IBSAT 2017 Contact

IBS Admissions Office
65, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082, Telangana

Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963
Toll Free:1800 425 55 66 77
Email: ibsadmissions@ibsindia.org

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