What is IBSAT -
IBSAT or IBS Aptitude test is a kind of entrance test organized by IBS business School ICFAI Foundation for higher education. This Test will be a Computer Based Test which will conduct on 100 centers across India. This exam will give the students a single window opportunity to get admissions in any of the nine IBS campuses these are- Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Gurgaon, Dehradun and Jaipur.
Except from IBSAT candidates can also apply with CAT-2014 or GMAT (2014 onwards) scores for the admissions.
IBSAT is of 2 hours duration and is aimed at testing the applicant’s ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension. All the questions will be of multiple choice.
Important Dates to Remember-
The exam for academic year 2016-16 will be conducted over a period of 22 days from December10, 2016 to December31, 2016.
The last due date to apply is December1, 2016.
The result of IBSAT will be declared on January19, 2016.
For MBA Program-
To Apply for MBA program one need to graduate with 50% or more marks with medium of instruction as English.
All Applicants must have completed minimum 15 years of regular education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis)
The candidates not meeting the eligibility of English Medium will have to submit TOEFL/NELT/IELTS score by May 31, 2016.
Applicants who are in their final year bachelor’s degree are also applicable to apply. But they need to complete their graduation requirements before May31, 2016. Their admission will remain provisional until they submit their marks sheet. The last date of submission of proof of graduation is November1, 2016.
For PhD Program-
To apply for PhD program one need to be post graduate in Management (Full time with specialization in Marketing/ Finance/ Human Resource Management/ Operations from a UGC approved University) with minimum 60% marks.
A professional qualification like CFA /CA /CWA /CS with 60% or above marks.
All Applicants must have completed minimum 17 years of regular education (on 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2 basis)
How to apply for the exam-
The application procedure says that the application fee is Rs 1500. The form of application is common for admission in MBA/PGPM courses at IBS Ahmadabad, IBS Bangalore, IBS Dehradun, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai, IBS Pune campuses and for PhD at IBS Hyderabad. The applicant can apply online or offline. Both the means are acceptable.
For online registration one need to open the website of the college. It is having an online registration form there as soon as one will fill up the entire requisite information and click on submit button. He will be redirected to payment page. After payment a conformation Email will be send on provided Email Id and within a week he will receive a hard copy of IBS Bulletin.
For Offline Registration one needs to visit the marketing offices of IBS B-School. Pay your application fee in cash and get the Bulletin at the same time. The IBSAT vouchers will be available at 47 centers across the whole nation from July15, 2016 to December1, 2016.