ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to MBA/PGPM Program conducted by the ICFAI University. The IBSAT 2015 scores are accepted at the ICFAI’s Business Schools all over India - IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses and PhD Program (full-time/part time) at IBS Hyderabad Campus.
The IBSAT 2015 will be conducted from Dec 15, 2015 to Dec 30, 2015. It is an aptitude test conducted by the ICFAI University Group, for students seeking admission into its management programs. It is a two hour Computer-based Test (CBT) conducted across 95 test centers all over India.
For the 2 year Management Program -
Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English.
Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2016.
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, 2016. 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, 2016.
For the PhD Program -
Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and Post-Graduation in Management (full time with specialization in Marketing/ Finance/ Human Resource Management/ Operations from an UGC approved University) with 60% and above marks OR
Post-Graduation (full time) in Economics/Commerce/Psychology/Sociology/Public Administration/Statistics/Mathematics or in an allied discipline from a recognized University in India or abroad with 60% and above marks OR
A Professional qualification like CFA/ CA/ CWA/ CS with 60% and above marks.
Test Duration & Pattern IBSAT -
|Section||Number of Questions||Time Duration|
|Verbal Ability||50||2 Hours|
|Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation||25|
Note: GMAT scores (from 2013 onwards), NMAT by GMACTM 2015 and CAT 2015 scores are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2015. Candidates with GMAT®, NMAT by GMACTM or CAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2015.
Candidates who are qualified based on IBSAT 2015/ GMAT® (2013 onwards) / NMAT by GMACTM 2015/ CAT 2015 score are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2016. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Across test centers in India.
- Application Fee: Rs.1600/-
- The fee for the MBA program at IBS Hyderabad campus is Rs.6.25 lakhs per annum
- The fee for the MBA program at IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur campuses is Rs.2.55 lakhs per annum
- The fee for the PGPM program at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses is Rs.3.63 lakhs per annum
Interested candidates must apply online.
|IBSAT 2015 Application||August 5, 2015 to Dec 05, 2015|
|IBSAT 2015 Test Dates||Dec 15, 2015 to Dec 30, 2015|
|IBSAT 2015 Result||January 19, 2016|
|Selection Briefings||January 30 – February 9, 2016 in 40 cities|
|Selection Process||- MBA/ PGPM Program: February 18-26, 2016 at IBS Hyderabad
- PhD Program: March 18 – 20, 2016 at IBS Hyderabad