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IBSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

IBSAT 2017 management admissions- Exam Pattern

The IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is the qualifying exam for the admission of into the different management courses available at the post graduate level including MBA and PGPM. ICFAI University conducts this entrance test every year in the months of December/ January. This year it is scheduled from December 16-27.


Here are the complete details of the IBSAT 2017 exam pattern and selection criteria for all those who are interested to sit for the IBSAT Exam.

Examination Scheme:

The ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) 2017 shall consist of objective type multiple choice questions on the following main sections:

 1. Verbal Ability

2. Reading Comprehension

3. Quantitative Aptitude

4. DS (Data Sufficiency) & DI (Data Interpretation)

5. General Awareness



Total Number of Questions: 125 Distribution of Questions section-wise for IBSAT

Section I: Verbal Ability -50 Questions

Section II: Reading Comprehension- 25 Questions

Section III: Quantitative Aptitude- 25 Questions

Section IV: Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation- 25 Questions

Total Time Allotted/ Duration of Exam: 2 Hours/ 120 Minutes

For each correct answer, the candidates shall be given one marks. There will be five options available per question; the candidate should mark the most correct one out of it. There is no deduction of marks in case of wrong options marked by the applicants hence; the applicants can attempt as many questions as they like in the exam. The applicants must score equally in all the sections of the exam.

A total of 25% of weightage to the scores obtained in the entrance exam makes one eligible to get admission in the particular management courses of the ICFAI University B Schools