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IBSAT 2023  The admissions for the 2024-26 MBA/PGPM and PhD programs are based on IBSAT 2023, Group Discussion & Interview. Test Window - 4th week of December, 2023Two hour Computer Based Test (CBT) Group discussion/Personal Interview during February/ March 2024


IBSAT 2023

IBSAT is an online aptitude test conducted by The ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education (a deemed to be a University under Section 3 of UGC act 1956), for students seeking admission to the MBA / PhD programs of IBS Bengaluru and IBS Hyderabad.

IBSAT is a Computer Based Test (CBT) and consists of multiple-choice questions. 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.

GMAT ®/ NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT scores (from 2021 onwards) are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2023. Candidates with GMAT®, NMAT by GMAC TM CAT and XAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2023.

The ICFAI University, Dehradun, The ICFAI University, Jaipur and The Icfaian Foundation accept IBSAT 2023 / GMAT ®/ NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT scores (from 2021 onwards) for admission to the following

MBA program offered by IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.

PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management) program offered by IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune.

Selection Process

Candidates who have qualified based on IBSAT 2023/ GMAT® /NMAT by GMAC TM /CAT/XAT score are called
for the selection process during February/March 2024. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Admission decision

The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

IBSAT 2023 ApplicationJuly 01, 2023; To: Dec 16, 2023
IBSAT 2023 Test Dates4 th week of December
IBSAT 2023 Result1 st week of January, 2024
Selection Briefings2 nd week of January, 2024
Selection ProcessMBA/PGPM Program : During February/March 2024