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ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT)

IBSAT is the Common Aptitude Test for the admission to 2-year MBA Program at all campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS) and 1 year Executive PG Program at Hyderabad.It is one of the top B-schools in India. It has campuses at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Managalore, Mumbai, Noida and Pune. IBS Dehradun is a part of the ICFAI University, Dehradun.


  • Applicants should have completed minimum of 15 years of schooling (10+2+3) or (10+ 2+ 4) basis
  • Those candidates who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or on a 2-year basis are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who have 3 or more years of work experience are eligible to apply for both 2-year MBA Program and 1-year Executive PG Program
  • Candidates age should be more than 25 years as on April 01 of the year of admission.

Application Procedure[edit]

Applicants can download the Application Form from the website of IBS and complete it and send it to The Admissions Officer, IBS HQ Admissions Department, 13/17, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjagutta, Hyderabad - 500082 along with a Demand Draft of a requisite amount payable at Hyderabad towards the cost of IBSAT Bulletin. Candidates can register online for IBSAT by filling up the online Registration Form available at the website and make payment of a requisite amount towards cost of IBSAT Bulletin using credit cards ( Visa / MasterCard / Citibank Card ) through secure internet payment gateway. Candidates who are registering online are required to attach their scanned colour photograph alongwith online application.

Exams Schedule[edit]

The admission test IBSAT is based on GMAT format with multiple choice questions in

  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Data Adequacy
  • Vocabulary
  • Writing Skills
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Reading Comprehension

Admission Procedure[edit]

The selection process comprises of entrance test IBSAT and interviews. GMAT scores are also accepted by IBS. The applicants are short listed on the basis of IBSAT / GMAT scores and called for interview. The students short listed for interview are supplied with copy of prospectus and application material. The candidates shortlisted on the basis of IBSAT score are required to fill in the OMR Application Form and send it to Admissions officer through speed post or Courier. Applicants with GMAT scores are not required to apply through the OMR Application Form. Instead they are required to download Personal Data Form (PDF) from website and send it to the Admissions Officer, IBS HQ Admissions Department, #1317, Nagarjuna Hills, Punjgutta, Hyderabad - 500082.


IBSAT is usually conducted in the month of December.


Dear Sir/Madam, I have completed my 10th STD (SSC) through Maharashtra State Board, Pune. My Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication through an recognized college from mumbai university. Currently I am pursuing Degree through Institution Of Engineers (INDIA), this institute offers correspondence course for degree in Engineering branch. I just want to know am i eligible for IBSAT? Thanks & Regards, Mayank Thaker.

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