IBSAT 2018 Registration Begins; Check if you're Eligible

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| July 26 , 2018 , 11:54 IST

IBSAT 2018 Registration Begins; Check if you're Eligible

ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test or IBSAT as it is popularly called has already started the registration process and forms have been rolled out to register for IBSAT 2018. The application forms will be available on the official website of IBS from July 1, 2018, to December 12, 2018, and the online IBSAT 2018 examination will be conducted on 22nd and 23rd of December, 2018.

Before filling out the application form for IBSAT 2018, it is important to ensure that you are eligible to appear for IBSAT.

Eligibility criteria for IBSAT:

The basic eligibility criterion to appear for this examination is to hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks. The bachelor’s degree should be in English medium only and in case it is not in English then candidates are required to submit TOEFL/IELTS/NELT score by 31st May 2019.

Candidates should have completed at least 15 years of education (in 10+2+3 or 10+2+4) for MBA program and at least 17 years of education for admission to the Ph.D. program. Students who are in the final year of their graduation are also allowed to appear for the examination.

There is no upper age limit for applying to IBSAT 2018.

IBSAT is conducted majorly for admission into 3 programs of IBS namely

  1. MBA/PGPM (for management studies)
  2. Ph.D. in Management
  3. Ph.D. in economics


Masters of Business Administration or Post Graduate program in management is for admission into management studies in IBS. There are 9 colleges under ICFAI throughout the country. For admission into MBA, the candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks in graduate.

Final year students in graduation are also eligible to apply provided their graduation should get completed before May 2019. It is important to note that admission for such candidates shall remain provisional until they submit their original mark sheets.

Ph.D. program:

IBS offers Ph.D. in two disciplines: management and economics. Ph.D. in management is offered both full time and part time and Ph.D. in economics are offered fulltime. Admission to both these programs is through IBSAT 2018.

For admission to Ph.D. in management, the candidate must hold a full-time post graduate degree in management (with specialization in marketing/finance/operations/human resources) with at least 55% marks. OR the candidate should hold a full-time postgraduate degree in economics, commerce, sociology, statistics or other allied disciplines with at least 55% and above. OR the candidate must hold a professional qualification degree like CA/CS/CFA/CWA with 55% and above.

Applicants who wish to appear for the admission to the Ph.D. program must hold at least 17 years of education in 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2 basis.

However, Candidates who have completed their Postgraduate degree in distance or part-time mode are not eligible for the Ph.D. program of IBS Hyderabad campus.

IBSAT 2018 examination pattern:

IBSAT 2018 will be conducted only in online mode and the medium of instruction will be in English. There will be 120 questions overall and it will be a multiple-choice based examination. The paper would contain only objective questions with a duration of 2 hours. Good news for the candidates is that IBSAT contains no negative marking.

The paper would consist of four sections Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reading comprehension and Data Interpretation & Sufficiency with each section consisting of 30 marks each.

Other accepted scores for admission to IBS:

Candidates who have appeared for CAT/GMAT/NMAT are exempted from appearing for IBSAT and will be called directly for the GDPI process on the basis of their scores.

Registration fees:

The registration fees for filling the online or offline application form of IBS is Rs 1800.

jyoti das

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Chandan kumar sah Gond

I am interested for PhD in management part time course.kindly send me the details for it and for part time course I have to give entrance exams or not.Also with course fee and duration of course.