IBsat (ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test) is conducted by the ICFAI University Group. Aspirants for campus-based MBA (2-year program) or residential Executive PG (1-year program) need to qualify in the IBsat (ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test) 2011.

Exam Date 24.12.2011
Exam Time 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Admit Card 15.11.2011 onwards (Online Availability Only)
Last Date for receipt Form December 8th, 2011
Fees Rs. 1200/-
Result 23.01.2012(Tentative)
Eligibility Criteria Graduate or final year student with at least 50% of marks
For Executive PG program:- Minimum 3 years of work experience (executive level) after completion of graduation.
-Age of the candidates should be more than 25 years.
Application Mode Following Modes are available:-

  • Candidates can download the online application form (from www.ibsat.org) and make online payment through debit/credit card. After payment is finalized, the material for IBsat application will be sent to the applicants.Applicants may send the filled up OMR form to the address given below:Admissions Officer, IBsat Office

    Plot No. 52, Nagarjuna Hills,

    Punjagutta, Hyderabad – 500082.

    Tel : 040 – 23440963

    E-mail: info@ibsat.org

  • Applicants may download the form, take a printout and send it to the address mentioned above. The form should be accompanied by a DD (demand draft of INR 1200). The draft should be drawn in favor of “IUCF A/c IBS” and payable branch is Hyderabad). Candidates will be sent all application materials.


Recommended Books: Given below is a list of the recommended books that can prove to be beneficial for the IBsat aspirants:

  • cat Solved Paper by Upkar’s
  • Verbal Ability by Wren and Marten
  • Verbal Ability Guide for cat by PT Education Ltd
  • Complete Guide for MAT by Disha Experts
  • The Pearson Guide To MBA Entrance Examinations By Edgar Thorpe
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
  • Fast Track MBA Entrance Tests Master Of Business Administration Solved Papers By Ravi Chopra
  • Target FMS by Disha Experts
  • Mathematics For MBA Entrance Exams By R. S. Aggarwal
  • MBA Entrance Guide 5Th/Ed By Career Launcher
  • Quantitative ability by O.P Sinhal
  • Quantitative Aptitude for cat by Avinash Agarwal, Shipra Agarwal

Institutes Accepting the IBsat Score

Institutes accepting IBsat score are as follows:

  • ICFAI Business School (IBS)
  • ICFAI School of Financial Studies (ISFS)
  • ICFAI School of Human Resource Development (ISHRD)
  • ICFAI School of Marketing Studies (ISMS)
  • ICFAI National College (INC)

Syllabus: The syllabus of the IBsat Entrance Exam is as follows:

Sr.No. Section Test Duration
1. Quantitative Techniques, Data Interpretation, Data Adequacy, Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. 2 Hours
2. General Essay in English (within 400 words) 30 minutes
3. General Knowledge Test (for short-listed candidates) – 100 MCQ 30 minutes
4. Micro Presentation (for short-listed candidates) 5 – 7 minutes

(The weightage for IBsat score in the admission process is 25%)

Entrance Exams 2012