IBSAT 2016 exam begins almost after a month. IBSAT (IBS Aptitude test) will be held over a 22 day window from December 10th 2016 to December 31st 2016. IBSAT is a computer based test conducted at 100 Test centers across India. This test scores the applicant's ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.
This test gives the applicants a single window opportunity to apply to 9 IBS campuses.
IBS campuses are located at Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.
The registration process will end on December 1st 2016. IBSAT is an online exam for providing admission to PGPM/MBA? PhD programmes at IBS Hyderabad. The exam is conducted by The ICFAI foundation for higher education. The Score of IBSAT are considered for admission to nine more ICFAI University campuses.
Candidates have to answer 120 multiple choice questions in a time span of two hours. The best part about IBSAT is that there is no negative marking. The test consists of four sections -verbal ability, reading comprehension, quantitative aptitude and data adequacy and data interpretation. Each section also consists of 30 questions.
If compared with CAT Entrance exam, XAT and other MBA exams, IBSAT is not that difficult. Scoring in IBSAT is comparatively easier. If studied regularly and systematically it is easy to score well in the test .While other MBA exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT etc. has negative marking, and IBSAT and NMAT are two exams where aspirants are safe from this aspect. IBSAT also doesn’t consist of general knowledge section.
Although, preparation of almost all MBA exams is the same. But there are few points to keep in mind while preparing for IBSAT 2016.
Here’s few success tips for IBSAT 2016:
1. Read the test syllabus thoroughly. You must be sure of all the topics you have to prepare.
2. Planned study is accepted as the successful method for scoring well in exams. So do make a strategy before you begin with your practice. Try to stick to what you have planned.
3. Start your practice with the difficult (weakest) section and end it with the easiest one.
4. Remember, revision of all the topics is important, so save some time for revision.
5. It is suggested to practice mock tests and previous years’ exams to get an idea of what all the exam is and what type of questions can come.
6. Verbal Ability (VA) is a major section in the test. One needs to be good in verbal. Start reading books, learn vocabulary and practice all types of questions under VA.
7. Lastly, as they say, practice makes the man perfect. Practice as much as you can.