India Education News:IBS Business School Entrance Exam


Since its inception in 1995, IBS has been one of the best B-Schools in the country, providing excellent academic delivery and infrastructure to its students. At IBS, we offer innovative and globally accepted programs and great opportunities for all-round development. 100% case-based learning is unique to IBS. IBS transforms its students into leaders of the future.

IBS BusinessSchool, one of the top private B-Schools in India offers management courses at Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels. Apart from BBA, MBA and PhD the other course available is PGPM (Post Graduate Program in Management). With a total of 8 Campuses in India, the entrance test IBSAT 2013 for IBS Business schools is conducted at 100 centers across the country by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education University. Scores from GMAT 2010 onwards and CAT 2013 may also be considered for admission.

Courses available are:

  • MBA (2 year course offered at Dehradun, Hyderabad and Jaipur)
  • PGPM (2 year course offered at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune)
  • BBA (3 year course offered at Hyderabad)
  • PhD (4 year course offered at Hyderabad)


Branches of IBS Business School:      

  • IBS Hyderabad
  • IBS Mumbai
  • IBS Bangalore
  • IBS Kolkata
  • IBS Ahmedabad
  • IBS Gurgaon
  • IBS Pune
  • IBS Dehradun
  • IBS Jaipur





  • Completed 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream with minimum 60% aggregate (in English Medium)


  • Bachelors degree with minimum 50%
  • Should have studied in English medium during graduation or have cleared TOEFL / NELT / IELTS by May 31, 2014
  • Candidates in final year of graduation can also apply provisionally


  • Bachelors degree with minimum 50%
  • Should have studied in English medium during graduation or have cleared TOEFL / NELT / IELTS by May 31, 2014
  • Post Graduation in Management (specializations accepted include Marketing/Finance/Human Resource Management and Operations) studied full time from a UGC recognized University


  • Professional qualification such as CFA/CA/CWA/CS with 60% and above marks

Candidates having studied Graduation/Post Graduation through part time or distance education are not eligible of the PhD Program at IBSBusinessSchool

Paper Pattern

IBSAT consists of multiple choice questions and is a 2 hour Computer Based Test (CBT).

Topics covered in the test are:

  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Adequacy


How to Apply:

  • Registration is completed by filling in the Application form available with the IBSAT bulletin and is available for Rs. 1500/-
  • The Application fees can be paid online

Application link:


  • At any IBS Business School Marketing office


  • Any Axis Bank Branch

Candidates having cleared IBSAT 2013/ GMAT/ CAT will be selected on the basis of academic record, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Important Dates

  • IBSAT 2013 application starts                             15th July 2013
  • IBSAT 2013 application ends                              10th December 2013
  • IBSAT 2013 examination dates                           16th December 2013 to 7th January 2014
  • IBSAT 2013 result declaration                             20th January 2014
  • Selection briefings                                              1st February 2014 to 10th February 2014
  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview 18th February 2014 to 26th February 2014