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ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2015

 

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.

 

Eligibility:  

 

For the 2 year Management Program -  

 

IBSAT 2015  Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English.

IBSAT 2015  Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2016.

IBSAT 2015  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 - 

 

ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2015  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

ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2015  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

ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test 2015  A Professional qualification like CFA/ CA/ CWA/ CS with 60% and above marks.

 

Exam Pattern: 

 

Test Duration & Pattern IBSAT -  

 

Section Number of Questions Time Duration
Verbal Ability 50    2 Hours
Reading Comprehension 25
Quantitative Aptitude 25
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.

 

Selection Process:

 

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. 

 

Venue of the exam:  

 

Across test centers in India.

 

Fee Details:  

 

  • 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

 

How to Apply:


Interested candidates must apply online.

 

Important Dates: 

 

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

 

Website: www.ibsindia.org 

 

Radhika Kulkarni

Counseling Psychologist