IBSAT 2016 Entrance Exam: Important Dates Announced

Dhanshri Sharma updated on : 06 Jan 2017

Mark your calendar as all the important dates of ICFAI Business School’s 2016 Aptitude Test IBSAT have been announced.

IBSAT is an online aptitude test held for candidates seeking admission in the MBA / PGPM programmes offered at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses.

Conducted by the ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education, IBSAT entrance exam can be taken between December 16 and December 27, 2016.    

Interested candidates can fill online application for IBSAT 2016 from July 1, 2016. The application process will continue till December 9, 2016.

IBSAT registration fee is Rs.1600 and students can registerin offline mode as well.

Eligibility for IBSAT 2016

A candidate needs to be a graduates(any discipline) with 50% and above marks to be eligible to write IBS entrance test 2016.

If the candidate does not meet the criteria of English medium in graduation, he/she will be asked to present TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS scores.

Students who are in their final year of bachelor’s can also apply, provided they complete their graduation requirement  before May 31, 2016.


IBSAT (IBS Aptitude Test) is a computer-based test exam, conducted at 100 Test centers across India, led by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education.

The paper will have 125 multiple-choice questions held over two-hour duration. There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

The IBSAT question paper will contain 4 sections:


No. of Questions

Verbal Ability


Reading Comprehension


Quantitative Aptitude


Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation



Admission Process

Aspirants who crack the entrance examination are later called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview, on the basis of which final selection is made and students are allotted with campuses as per their score card.

Mark these important dates on your calendar:



Application Starts

July 1, 2016

Application Ends

December 9, 2016


December 16-27, 2016


January 6, 2017

Selection Briefing

January 20-30, 2017

Selection Process

February 17-26, 2017


IBSAT 2016 result will tentatively be announced on January 6, 2017 after which selection process will commence.

The nine ICFAI University campuses include IBS Pune, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Mumbai, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur and IBS Kolkata.

Other than this, students who qualify CAT/GMAT/ NMAT by GMACTM/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT can also get admission in MBA courses in IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur and PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management) programme in IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses.

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