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IBSAT 2018 - ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

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About IBSAT 2018

IBSAT 2018 - IBSAT (ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test) is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by ICFAI Foundation of Higher Education, Hyderabad for the admission in MBA/PGPM programmes offered by the ICFAI Business School. Those candidates who are willing to get admission in MBA/PGPM program of ICFAI University will be required to fill the IBSAT registration form registration has started from 1 July 2018 for the exam which is scheduled to be conducted on 22 - 23 December 2018 by ICFAI University. The IBSAT Registration will remain open for the candidates till 12 December 2018. Get complete information related to IBSAT 2018 registration, important dates, admit card, result, etc. from this page.

About ICFAI: The ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India) is a not-for-profit Society. ICFAI has sponsored 11 Private Universities in different States leading to the Pan-Indian presence of ICFAI Universities. ICFAI Group is one of the largest Private Universities Groups in India.

Latest Update: IBSAT Registration has been started from 1 July 2018. The candidates can apply for IBSAT exam till 12 December 2018.

IBSAT Exam is conducted every year to offer admission into 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

IBSAT 2018 Dates



IBSAT Registration Start

1 July 2018

Last date to Apply for IBSAT 2018

12 December 2018

IBSAT Exam Date

22 – 23 December 2018

IBSAT Result 2018 Announcement

First Week of January 2019

Selection Briefing

13 – 20 January 2019

Selection Process

MBA/ PGPM Program: February 20-26, 2019 at IBS Hyderabad

PhD Program: March 17-20, 2019 at IBS Hyderabad

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IBSAT 2018 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 recognized 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 2019.
  • 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 2019.

IBSAT 2018 Application form and Admit Card

The IBSAT registration process will be conducted through both online and offline mode. Candidates who willing to appear in the IBSAT are required to fill the registration form on or before the due date. There will be a common registration form to apply for the all the IBS Campuses and the link to the IBSAT Registration Form is given below. Candidates also have to follow the steps which are mentioned below while filling the registration form.

IBSAT Registration Form 2018

IBSAT Registration Process - Online

Candidates 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 registration fees using the online payment options.

STEP 4: On successful payment of registration form applicants will get IBSAT Login details 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 registration fee.

Registration Form Submission

Registration Form has to be submitted only through the Online Portal. Candidates who have bought the Registration Voucher by Cash also have to submit their registration form online. IBSAT 2018 Bulletin will be dispatched to the candidates within seven days from the date of filling the online registration form.

IBSAT Admit Card 2018

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 2018 is given below,

IBSAT Admit Card 2018

IBSAT 2018 Fees

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

IBS Fee Structure 2018


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 installment of Tuition Fee

IBSAT 2018 Result and Counselling

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

IBSAT 2018 Result

IBSAT 2018 Selection 

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 IBSAT Registration 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 done 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 2018 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 2018 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 Jaipur
IBS Bengaluru IBS Mumbai
IBS Hyderabad IBS Dehradun
IBS Gurgaon IBS Pune
IBS Kolkata -


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IBSAT 2018 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