IBSAT 2020: Mock Test
The IBSAT 2020 exam is on December 26-27, 2020. A good way to complete your last-minute revision is to write IBSAT mock tests. The IBSAT official website has links to six mock tests that students can attempt. You will be provided with an individual and overall score after you click on ‘Submit’ along with the answer key. There is no percentile calculated for the mock tests. Click here - IBSAT Official Mock Test.
MBA aspirants who are appearing in IBSAT in coming December 2021-22, 2020 should ensure that they have gone through the Mock tests positively with the great strike rate and in this regard, you should be aware of that RCs are likely to be different and difficult to answer. There would be 140 questions to be answered in 120 minutes without any negative marking but please remain cautious and ensure that you are opting out for the correct answer as per your working on IBSAT exam.
What is IBSAT?
ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test or popularly known as IBSAT is an online exam conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a Deemed to be University) for the various MBA and PGPM ( academic year 2021-23) courses it offers at 9 different campuses and few other MBA colleges across India. The details of the ICFAI campuses and the courses it offers are:
|Program Offered||Duration||IBS Campus Location|
|Masters of Business Administration (MBA)||2 Year||Dehradun, Hyderabad, Jaipur|
|Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)||2 Year||Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune|
Out of 140 questions, 30 questions with equal marks will be for Reading Comprehension and aspirants should note that in IBSAT which will be conducted on December 26-27, 2020, there can be surprise element with a more tougher RC.
Students should know that since in businesses, communication is very vital for both internal and external customers hence, as would be Brand manager, you are also expected to be excellent in language usage, that's why you are tested in RC.
Your vocabulary is crucial for answering correct answers in RC. Enrich your vocabulary with daily practice and read editorials of newspapers. Be concerned about RC in IBSAT 2020 as lesser attempts in RC can spoil the party.
IBSAT Exam 2020: About
|Exam Name||IBS Aptitude Test 2020|
|Exam Conducting Institute||ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Courses Offered||MBA and PGPM|
|Exam Mode||Online, Computer-Based Test (CBT)|
|Application Mode||Online & Offline|
|Exam Date||26-27 December 2020|
|Exam Time||10:00 AM till 12:00 Noon|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
Please note that apart from the IBSAT 2020 score, IBS also accepts CAT 2020, GMAT 2020 and NMAT by GMACTM 2020 scores as well.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Important Dates
|IBSAT 2020 Registration Start Date||01 July 2020|
|IBSAT 2020 Exam||26-27 December 2020|
|IBSAT 2020 Result Date||1’st week January 2021|
|IBSAT 2020 Selection Process||February/March 2021|
IBSAT Exam 2020: Eligibility Criteria
The three basic requirements in order to qualify for IBSAT 2020 exam and further IBSAT 2020 selection process are:
- Candidates must be Graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of marks or an equivalent CGPA. Those in their final year of graduation can also apply.
- As per the AICTE guidelines, candidates must a have a minimum of 15 year (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) of total education including graduation.
- The candidate’s medium of education must be English, else should submit IELTS/NELT/TOEFL exam on or before May 31, 2021.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Registration
Candidates can register for IBSAT exam 2020 via two modes:
A few points to keep in mind before you start the registration for IBSAT 2020:
- Ensure you read the eligibility criteria behind the voucher (offline) or on the website (online).
- Ensure you have a valid email id, mobile number, and permanent address.
- Ensure you have all the relevant mark sheets for class 10th, 12th and graduation with you.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Application Fees & Payment Details
The application fee for the IBSAT exam 2020 is INR 1800. Candidates can pay their fee by any one of the options stated below
For those who register offline can pay the application fee at time of purchase of the IBSAT 2020 prospectus and application from any one of the designated IBS campus or Axis bank branches.
|IBS Admission Office||Plot 65, Nagarjuna Hills, Hyderabad|
|IBS Ahmedabad||Opp. AUDA lake, Science city road, Ahmedabad|
|IBS Bengaluru||#231 Mysore Road, Kengeri, Bangluru|
|IBS Dehradun||Rajawala Road, Central Hope Town, Selaqui, Dehradun|
|IBS Gurgaon||IDPL Complex, Old Delhi- Gurgaon Road, Dundahera, Gurgaon|
|IBS Hyderabad||Dontanpalli, Shankarpally, Hyderabad|
|IBS Jaipur||Jamdoli Agra road, Jaipur|
|IBS Kolkata||Plot #Y1 EP Block, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata|
|IBS Kolkata||Hirannadani Knowledge Park, Powai, Mumbai|
For those who want to register online can pay at the time of filling the form through any one of the modes:
1. Debit Card
2. Credit Card
3. Net Banking
Candidates can also get forms from IBS marketing branches and pay the fee online. Below cities that have IBS Marketing Branches:
1. Agra 2. Allahabad 3. Ambala 4. Ahmedabad 5. Bengaluru
6. Bhopal 7. Baroda 8. Bhubaneswar 9. Chandigarh 10. Chennai
11. Cochin 12. Coimbatore 13. New Delhi 14. Dehradun 15. Dibrugarh
16. Faridabad 17. Ghaziabad 18. Gurgaon 19. Guwahati 20. Hyderabad
21. Indore 22. Jaipur 23. Jalandhar 24. Jammu 25. Kanpur
26. Khammam 27. Kolkata 28. Lucknow 29. Meerut 30. Mohali
31. Mumbai 32. Nagpur 33. Nashik 34. Noida 35. Patna
36. Pune 37. Raipur 38. Ranchi 39. Udaipur 40. Varanasi
41. Vijayawada 42. Vishakhapatnam 43. Warangal
IBSAT Exam 2020: Important Instructions
Below are important instructions and points that candidates must keep in mind before and while filling the IBSAT registration form 2020:
1. Please read the eligibility criteria behind the voucher or on the website based on whichever mode you choose to apply.
2. Candidates must have a valid email id, mobile number and permanent address in order to ensure seamless communication back and forth from the bank and other relevant authorities.
3. Please make sure you have all necessary scans with you before you start filling on the form:
i. Photo: The photo should be a good quality (full-face view) passport size photo in .gif or .jpg or .jpeg of less than 25Kb and preferably 140 to 160 pixel.
ii. Signature: The signature must be done with a black/blue pen on a white paper and scanned and saved as .gif or .jpg or .jpeg of less than 25Kb
iii. Exam Mark Sheet: The exam mark sheets of class 10th, 12th and Graduation should be scanned and ready to upload at the time of filling the application form.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Admit Card
1. The candidates can download the IBSAT hall ticket 2020 from the “Admit Card” link after they have successfully completed the registration form and paid the registration fee. The date for IBSAT 2020 admit card are yet to be announced. Keep a check on this space for latest updates.
2. Once you are able to download your admit card, please check all details are correctly mentioned and then take a few printouts and keep them safe.
3. Please make sure you take your hall ticket to the exam center
4. Candidates will not be permitted into the exam hall without the IBSAT admit card 2020 and after the scheduled time on the date of entrance test
IBSAT Exam 2020: Exam Pattern
IBSAT 2020 exam is a 2 hours long computer-based test and conducted in a 4-day test window. All questions are multiple-choice type and the difficulty level is easy to moderate. There is no individual sectional time limit and candidates can go back and forth while attempting questions. The good news is that there is NO NEGATIVE MARKING.
The IBSAT exam paper is divided into 4 sections with 140 questions in all. The details are as follows:
Marks per Correct Answer
Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation
IBSAT Exam 2020: Exam Topic Coverage
The difficulty level of the exam is not very high for the IBSAT exam 2020. Below are details of the types of questions asked under each section:
|Sections||Difficulty Level||Topics Covered|
|Verbal Ability||Easy||Questions are based on vocabulary and general grammar skills.|
4 passages of about 500-600 words with 5 to 9 questions in each.
The questions are either direct or inferential.
It is a mix of arithmetic, geometry and analytical type questions. Speed and accuracy matters a lot while solving this section
|Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation||Easy- Moderate||Questions are based mostly on logical reasoning and data interpretation skills|
IBSAT Exam 2020: Test Centers
1. Candidates must report at the exam center at least 45-60 minutes before the exam starts.
2. Candidates must carry their admit card to the exam center without fail.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Result & Counseling
The exam result for IBSAT exam 2020 will be declared in the 1st week of January 2021. Following which those candidates who clear the IBSAT 2020 cutoff will be shortlisted for further selection process. The final selection process is over in February/March 2021.
IBSAT Exam 2020: Participating
Apart from the 9 ICFAI colleges, there are 6 other non ICFAI colleges that accept the IBSAT 2020 score. The details regarding the colleges and their fee structure for academic session 2021-22 are given below:
|College type||College name||Fee (rs.in lakhs)*||Admission starts|
|icfai business school||ibs hyderabad||14.04||July 2021|
|non icfai mba colleges||adarsh institute of management and information technology (aimit) bangalore||4.5||october 2020|
|gibs business school bangalore||6.5|
|fms- manav rachna international institute of research and studies, faridabad||5.29|
|jk business school, gurgaon||5.5|
|vanguard business school, bangalore||6.25|
|vyasa business school, bangalore||4.3|
IBSAT Exam 2020: Contact Details
For any queries related to IBSAT 2020 exam, candidates can get in touch with the conducting authority via following means:
IBS Hyderabad, Plot No. 65, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, Hyderabad –500082, Telangana
Toll Free Number:
1800 425 55 66 77
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. How many test centres are there for the IBSAT 2020 exam?
Ans. In total 95 test centres are available all over India. Students can select their centre from their respective zone.
Q2. When is the IBSAT 2020 exam?
Ans. IBSAT 2020 exam is scheduled from December 26 and 27, 2020.
Q3. Is there any sectional cutoff in IBSAT 2020 exam?
Ans. No, there is no sectional cutoff in IBSAT 2020 exam.
Q4. What is the exam pattern of the IBSAT 2020 exam?
Ans. The IBSAT 2020 divided into four sections Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation. Each section has an allotted number of questions.
Verbal Ability - 50
Reading Comprehension - 30
Quantitative Aptitude - 30
Adequacy and Data Interpretation - 30
The IBSAT 2020 exam has 140 questions in total which are in the form of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
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