How to Apply for IBSAT 2018?

The application form is common for admission to MBA/PGPM program at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Hyderabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Jaipur, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses and PhD program (full-time/part time) at IBS Hyderabad campus.

IBSAT Bulletin can be purchased through one of the following methods by payment of Rs 1800.

You may apply online by clicking the above link and providing your Personal and contact details. On submission of your details 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.

IBS Marketing Branches near you

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.

Eligibility
2 year Management Program:

Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by respective University) with medium of instruction as English.

All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).

Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score by May 31, 2019.

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, 2019. The admission will remain provisional until they produce marks sheets and degree certificates establishing their eligibility. The last date for submission of proof of graduation is November 01, 2019.

Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2019 onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that they satisfy the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates.

PhD Program:
PhD Program in Management (Full-time/Part-time)
  • Graduation (any discipline) 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/ Operations from an UGC approved University) with 55% and above marks or
  • Postgraduation (full-time) in Economics, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration, Statistics, Mathematics or in an allied discipline from a UGC recognized University in India or abroad with 55% and above marks. Candidates who are offered admission are required to undertake the first year MBA courses as a prerequisite to continue in the PhD Program. or
  • A Professional qualification like CFA/ CA/ CWA/ CS with 55% and above marks.
PhD Program in Economics (Full-time)
  • Graduation with 50% and above marks AND Post graduation in Economics or allied discipline with 55% and above marks.

All applicants should have completed a minimum of 17 years of regular education (on 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2 basis).

Applicants who have completed their graduation/ Post graduation on one time sitting basis or on part time, distance mode or online mode are not eligible for PhD program of IBS Hyderabad.

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, 2019.

Eligibility criteria will be checked from August, 2019 onwards. Hence, the onus of ensuring that they satisfy the eligibility criteria rests solely with the candidates.

Admission Process
IBSAT 2018

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

CAT/ GMAT / NMAT

GMAT/NMAT by GMACTM/CAT scores (from 2016 onwards) are also accepted in place of IBSAT 2018. Candidates with GMAT®, NMAT by GMACTM or CAT scores are exempted from IBSAT 2018.

The ICFAI University, Dehradun, The ICFAI University, Jaipur and The Icfaian Foundation accept IBSAT 2018 / GMAT®/ NMAT by GMACTM/CAT scores (from 2016 onwards) for admission to the following programs:

MBA program offered by IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur.

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

Selection Process

Candidates who have qualified based on IBSAT 2018/ GMAT® /NMAT by GMACTM/CAT score are called for the selection process at IBS Hyderabad in February 2019. 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

Important Dates
IBSAT 2018 Application
July 01, 2018 to December 12, 2018
IBSAT 2018 Test Dates
December 22 - 23, 2018
IBSAT 2018 Result
1st week of January, 2019
Selection Briefings
January 13 - 20,2019
Selection Process
MBA/ PGPM Program: February 20-26, 2019 at IBS Hyderabad
PhD Program: March 17-20, 2019 at IBS Hyderabad
Fee

The fee for the MBA program at IBS Hyderabad campus is Rs. 7.02 lakhs per annum

The fee for the MBA program at IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur campuses is Rs. 2.835 lakhs per annum.

The fee for the PGPM program at IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai and IBS Pune campuses is Rs.4.005 lakhs per annum.

Contact

IBS Admissions Office
65, Nagarjuna Hills
Punjagutta
Hyderabad – 500082
Telangana
Telephone Board: 040 – 23440963
Toll Free:1800 425 55 66 77
Email: ibsat@ibsindia.org