IBSAT (Icfai Business School Admission Test)

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IBSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

 IBSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IBSAT 2021 is prescribed by the ICFAI Foundation for admission to various MBA and PGPM programmes. The aspirants should know about the IBSAT 2021 exam pattern before applying or appearing for the test. Knowing IBSAT exam pattern 2021 will help applicants know more about the type of questions, marking scheme, duration, the total number of questions, etc. The IBSAT exam will begin from December 25, 2021, and will end on December 26, 2021. It is a computer-based test of 120 minutes duration carrying multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Candidates can get the complete details about the exam pattern of IBSAT 2021 in this article.


Highlights of IBSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

 IBSAT 2021 exam is divided into four areas;

  • Verbal Ability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Interpretation & Sufficiency

As per the last year’s pattern, IBSAT is a computer-based multiple-choice exam. Candidates will have to answer 140 questions in 120 minutes.


IBSAT 2021 Exam Structure


No. of Questions

Verbal Ability


Reading Comprehension


Quantitative Ability


Data Interpretation & Sufficiency



140 Marks



Number of questions: The total number of questions in IBSAT 2021 is expected to be 140. There are 30 questions each in Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation, Quantitative Techniques, and Reading Comprehension section. In the Verbal Ability section.


Exam Duration: The total duration of IBSAT 2021 is two hours or 120 minutes.


Marking Scheme: It is estimated that each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking for any wrong attempt. Hence, candidates can attempt any number or all questions as wrong questions won’t result in negative marking.

A total of 25% of weightage to the scores obtained in the entrance exam makes one eligible to get admission in the particular management courses of the ICFAI University B Schools

It is expected that there are around 94 cities in India, where IBSAT 2021 exam centres are located. After filling the application form, aspirants can download IBSAT 2021 admit card by entering their login credentials. Aspirants need to carry their admit card at the test centre to appear for the exam.

 It is expected that The ICFAI Foundation will declare the final result of IBSAT 2021 in the first week of January 2022.


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