## IBSAT Syllabus 2024 – Section Wise IBSAT Syllabus 2024

IBSAT Syllabus 2024 – The IBSAT 2024 exam syllabus comprises 4 sections namely, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation. To save the students’ time the following article provides the students with an insight into the IBSAT 2024 Syllabus, so as their preparation can be more thorough inorder to get admission into one of the nine IBS campuses. The conducting body for IBSAT 2024 is ICFAI or the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.

### IBSAT Syllabus 2024 Highlights

 Features Details Exam Name ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) Conducting Body ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education Level of the Exam University level Exam duration 2 hours Sections Verbal Ability Reading Comprehension Quantitative Ability Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation Total questions 140 questions Type of questions MCQs Marking Scheme +1 is awarded for every correct answer. There is no negative marking for any wrong or unattempted answer. Sectional Time Limit There is no sectional time limit

### Section Wise IBSAT Syllabus 2024

The IBSAT 2024 consists of 4 sections. The following is the IBSAT 2024 Syllabus for all the four sections tested in the exam:-

 Sections IBSAT 2024 Syllabus Verbal Ability Usage of Parts of speech; tenses; conditional Syntax of Vocabulary Usage Jumbled Sentences Sentence Correction and Usage Sentence Completion Use the appropriate words Cloze Test Spot the Errors Phrasal Verbs Use of Antonyms; Synonyms and idioms Fill in the blanks Corrections of grammatical errors Reading Comprehension passages Quantitative Ability Algebra Permutations and Combinations Bar graph Trigonometry Mensuration Solid Geometry Statistics 2D and 3D Geometry Probability Line graph Modern math Coordinate Geometry Mixture & Solution / Allegations Pie chart Number Systems Average Profit & Loss Percentage Time & Work Interest Ratio & Proportion Man days & works Reading Comprehension This section will include a passage from which 30 questions will be asked. Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation Cause and Effect Linear arrangement Statements and Conclusion Matrix arrangement Line chart & Pie chart Graphs representing area Venn diagrams Functions Sequencing Identifying the next number of series Symbol-based problems Assertion & Reasons Course of Actions Critical Reasoning Coding and Decoding Puzzles Family tree Syllogisms

The exam will consist of 4 sections as mentioned in the above table.

 IBSAT 2024 Exam Sections No. of questions Marks Verbal Ability 50 MCQs 50 Reading Comprehension 30 MCQs 30 Quantitative Ability 30 MCQs 30 Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation 30 MCQs 30 Total 140 140

• Verbal Ability: This section has a maximum of 50 questions and covers all key elements of the English language, including grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary use, idioms, phrases, one-word substitutions, and scrambled paragraphs.

• Reading Comprehension: This section consists of 30 questions, which are based on RC passages, and are not too challenging. The difficulty level of RC passages is moderate, and RC-based questions that are directly related to the content in the passage can be tackled with some success.RC Section in IBSAT is not clubbed to Verbal Ability section.There are usually 3 RC passages followed by 8 questions each while one RC passage is followed by 6 questions.The RC passages in IBSAT have an average length of 500 to 600 words. Most questions are directly related to the RC passages and answers to them can be easily located in the RC passage itself. Some of the questions are indirect and you have to check the inference drawn from the passage.

 No. of RC passages Questions after each passage Difficulty level 3 with word length of 500+ 8 questions Easy to moderate 1 with word length of 400+ 6 questions Easy to moderate

• Quantitative Ability: This section consists of 30 questions. The candidate’s  mathematical skills will be put to the test in this section. It is quite comprehensive and covers every area of mathematics, with an increased focus on arithmetic. The segment is only moderately challenging.
• Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation: This section consists of 30 questions. There are two different types of inquiries in it; the first type is about data interpretation and calls for data analysis, data comparison, and data trends, while the second type is about data sufficiency.

### Best Books for IBSAT 2024 Preparation

 Book Name Publisher/Author Section Covered Objective General English 10,000+ questions R.S. Aggarwal Verbal Ability Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis Verbal Ability Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT Ajay Singh Verbal Ability Quantitative Ability Nishit Sinha Quantitative Ability Quantitative Aptitude Arun Sharma Quantitative Ability Quantitative Aptitude Abhijit Guha Quantitative Ability 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary Mass Market Paperback Wilfred Funk & Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster Reading Comprehension CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Gautam Puri Reading Comprehension Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Pearson Publication Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation Logical and Analytical Reasoning Ashok Gupta Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

### IBSAT Syllabus FAQs

Q Who will prescribe the IBSAT 2024 syllabus?
Ans The ICFAI Business School does not officially prescribe the detailed syllabus for IBSAT 2024. The past year’s IBSAT papers can assist in understanding the IBSAT syllabus.

Q What will be the mode of the exam?
Ans The mode of IBSAT 2024 will be a home proctored-based test.

Q How many sections will the IBSAT 2024 paper have?
Ans The IBSAT 2024 exam will consist of 4 sections namely, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation.

Q What is the validity of IBSAT score?
Ans The validity of IBSAT score is one year

Q The IBSAT exam will be for how many hours?
A. The IBSAT exam has a duration of 2 hours.

Q. What type of questions will be asked in IBSAT Exam?
A. The IBSAT paper will comprise of MCQs.

### Conclusion

Since, the ICFAI does not officially prescribe a detailed syllabus for IBSAT 2024 it can therefore get confusing for the candidates when looking for the exact syllabus when preparing for the exam. The article thus, summarizes the IBSAT 2024 Syllabus for the easier preparation of the candidate when studying for the exam. The IBSAT  2024 exam is expected to take place on December 24 or 25, 2024.

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