IBSAT 2023

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test


Online registration for IBSAT 2022 has started. Candidates must take the IBSAT 2022 exam in order to participate in the admissions process for the MBA/PGDM programme at IBS 9 campuses. Registration for IBSAT 2022 will close in the third week of December 2022. Before submitting an application, candidates must confirm that they meet the IBSAT eligibility requirements.

What is IBSAT?

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (a deemed university) administers the IBS Aptitude Test or IBSAT, a national level entrance exam, to candidates for admission to MBA/PGPM programmes. Nine ICFAI Business Schools (IBS), including the IBS in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, and Dehradun, accept IBSAT scores. The two-hour IBSAT is a computer-based test (CBT) with multiple-choice questions. A computer-based exam called the IBSAT is often given over the course of two days in December. Before appearing for the final selection rounds, which include the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds, qualified candidates must first attend a selection briefing round.

IBSAT Exam 2022 Highlights

Once a year, an online version of the IBSAT exam is offered. There are some quick facts regarding the test in the table below.



Exam name

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test 

Conducting body

ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education (a deemed to be University under Section 3 of UGC act 1956)

IBSAT 2022 convening body

ICFAI Business School



Exam Frequency

Once a year


Computer Based Test (CBT)


120 minutes


Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Reading Comprehension, Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation

Exam Pattern

140 questions in MCQ format



Exam Fees

INR 1,800

Number of Applications Received 

Approx 25,000 in the previous years

Exam purpose

Admission into 9 Campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS) in Hyderabad, Dehradun, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune & Mumbai

Course/s offered


Exam Helpdesk No.


Exam Website



IBSAT Application Form 2022

Filling out the IBSAT 2022 application is the first step in the admissions process. Since there will be no option for submitting IBSAT 2022 application forms after the deadline, candidates must complete the form within the allotted period. IBSAT 2022 applications will be accepted online from IBS aspirants. Making up a login ID and password is the first step in the application procedure, which concludes with the payment of an INR 1800 application fee. The IBSAT is administered in numerous test cities around the nation.

IBSAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

For candidates to be eligible to take the IBSAT exam in 2022, they must meet the following requirements:

• Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in any field with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 50%.

• Candidates must submit their TOEFL, NELT, or IELTS scores if they do not meet the requirements for graduating in English only.

• Candidates who are in their final year of high school are also welcome to apply.

• Applicants can apply for direct admission if they have a valid GMAT, CAT, or NMAT score from GMAC.

To learn how to complete the IBSAT 2022 application form, watch this video:

IBSAT Exam 2022 Dates and Events

The IBSAT 2022 preliminary dates for the significant events are listed below in the table.



Salient Features

IBSAT notification declared


The notification will share the complete schedule for IBSAT exam

IBSAT 2022 registration begins


The registration system will commence online and can be done through the official website

Last date of application

Third week of December 2022

Candidates cannot apply after this date

IBSAT mock test 2022

Second week of August

Candidates must appear for the national mock test to familiarise themselves with the exam pattern

IBSAT 2022 admit card download

Third week of December 2022

Candidates will be able to access the admit card online by logging in through application credentials

IBSAT 2022

Fourth week of December 2022

Exam will be Computer Based Test

Result announcement

Last week of December 2022

IBSAT scorecards will be shared on the official website

Selection briefings

Second week of January to Third week of January 2023

IBS conducts selection briefings for selected students regarding GD-PI and admission 

Selection process

Third week of February 2023 onwards 

GD-PI rounds are conducted for selected candidates

Selection process Result

First week of March 2023

Candidates who will appear for the GD/PI rounds can check their result online

IBSAT 2022 selection process registration for 8 IBS campuses

March 2023

Candidates having valid score in IBSAT or nay other entrance examination (2020 onwards) will be able to register for the IBS campuses selection process. 

Selection process

Second week of April 2023

Registered candidates will have to appear offline for the GD/PI rounds

IBSAT 2022 Admission Process

The IBSAT admissions procedure consists of five steps: completing the application form, receiving the admit card, taking the exam, announcing the results, and selecting the individuals who will be shortlisted. Below is a description of each step in the IBSAT Admission process:

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