The admission modalities for admission to MBA/PGPM and PhD programs are given below
Candidates who wish to take admission to MBA/PGPM/PhD programs have to appear for IBSAT
IBSAT is an online aptitude test conducted by the ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education University (a deemed University as per UGC act 1956), for students seeking admission to the MBA/ PhD programs of IBS Hyderabad.
IBSAT is based on CBT (Computer Based Test) format and consists of multiple choice questions. IBSAT is for 2 hours duration and is aimed to test the applicant's ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, analytical reasoning and reading comprehension.
Candidates with GMAT® or CAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2013. GMAT scores (from 2010 onwards) and CAT 2013 scores are accepted in place of IBSAT 2013.
The ICFAI University, Dehradun, The ICFAI University, Jaipur and IBS Campuses at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune accept IBSAT 2013/ GMAT (2010 onwards)/ CAT 2013 scores for admission to the following programs:
MBA program offered by IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.
PGPM (Post Graduate program in Management) program offered at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bangalore,
IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune.
Candidates who have qualified based on IBSAT 2013/ GMAT®/ CAT score are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2014. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
The final selection is based on past academic record and performance of the candidates in Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
IBSAT 2013 Application
July 15, 2013 to Dec 10, 2013
IBSAT 2013 Test Dates
Dec 16, 2013 to Jan 07, 2014
IBSAT 2013 Result
January 20, 2014
February 1–10, 2014 in 40 cities
February 18-26, 2014 at IBS Hyderabad
Graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks; with medium of instruction as English.
Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium at undergraduation level have to submit the TOEFL / NELT / IELTS score by May 31, 2014. Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations / viva / assignments before May 31, 2014 and submit proof of graduation by November 01, 2014.
All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of regular education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
Applicants who have completed their graduation on one time sitting basis or on a 2 year basis are not eligible for the MBA / PGPM programs of IBS.
Graduation with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and
Post Graduation in Management (Full time with specialization in Marketing, Finance, Human Resource
Management and Operations from an UGC approved University) or a professional qualification like
CFA/CA/CWA/CS with 60% and above marks.
Minimum 17 years of regular education (10 + 2 + 3 + 2 or 10 +2 + 4 + 2).
Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation and or post graduation have to
submit the TOEFL / NELT / IELTS score by May 31, 2014.
Applicants who have completed their graduation/ Post graduation on one time sitting basis or on part time/ distance mode are not eligible for PhD program of IBS Hyderabad.
Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2014 onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that fulfillment of the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates. For any clarification on eligibility criteria please contact IBS Admission Office only.
The application form is common, for admission to MBA/PGPM program at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bangalore, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses and PhD program at IBS Hyderabad campus.
IBSAT Bulletin can be purchased through one of the following methods by payment of Rs 1500.
You may apply online by clicking the above link and providing your contact and academic details. On submission of your details and uploading of your photograph (recent passport size photograph in jpg or gif format approximately 140 - 160 pixels, file size not exceeding 25 KB), you will be guided to the payment page. On payment of requisite amount, a confirmation email will be sent to the email id provided by you. You will receive hard copy of the IBSAT Bulletin within one week.
IBSAT bulletin is available at our marketing offices. You may locate your nearest branch by clicking the above link and purchase the Bulletin by paying the requisite application fee in cash.
IBSAT bulletin is available at AXIS Bank Branches. You may locate your nearest branch by clicking the above link and purchase the Bulletin by paying the requisite application fee in cash.
IBS Admission Office
65, Nagarjuna Hills
Hyderabad – 500082
Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963