Exam Detail

IBSATICFAI Business School Aptitude Test

  • Test Level-: State Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours
  • Stream-: Management
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Online
  • Total Questions-: 120

IBSAT 2017 (ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test) is a university level examination. This exam is regulated by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad. Through this test, aspirants will get admission into MBA/PGPM programmes. These programmes are offered by the various ICFAI business schools.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Candidates with a graduation degree from a recognised university/institute are eligible to apply for IBSAT.

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in their graduation. Students with national level test scores of CAT and NMAT by GMAC are eligible to apply for admissions.

  • Candidates in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements before May 31, 2017.

  • Only eligible candidates must apply for the test, as if a candidate is found non-eligible at any rounds, the registration will be cancelled.

  • Candidates who are not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation will have to submit the TOEFL/NELT/IELTS score by May 31, 2017.

Exam Pattern

Name of the Sections

No. of Questions


Verbal Ability


2 hours


Quantitative Aptitude


Reading Compression


Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation


  • The http://admissions.ibsindia.org/PGPM2017/registration/indexregistration.asp (MBA/PGPM 2016 Application Forms) was available from 1st July 2016.
  • The application form can be obtained through the online and offline also.
  • Through the offline mode the student may get the offline application form through the designated centres of the ICFAI schools.
  • The application fee against the application form was Rs. 1800/-.
  • Through the online mode the applicant can obtain the application form through the official website of the ICFAI Business School or the IBSAT 2016 official website.
  • The candidates are suggested to fill the application form carefully with the all required personal and academic details.


  1. English Usage 
  2. Quantitative Ability 
  3. Data Interpretation & Sufficiency 


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