IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

IBSAT 2018: The exam pattern of IBSAT 2018 is prescribed by ICFAI Foundation for admission to various MBA and PGPM programmes. The aspirants should know about the IBSAT 2018 exam pattern before applying or appearing for the test. Knowing IBSAT exam pattern 2018 will help applicants know more about the type of questions, marking scheme, duration, total number of questions, etc. The IBSAT exam will begin from December 22, 2018 and will end on December 23, 2018. 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 2018 in this article.

Highlights of IBSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

 IBSAT 2018 exam is divided into four areas –

  • English Usage
  • 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 120 questions in 120 minutes.

IBSAT 2018 Exam Structure


No. of Questions

English Usage


Reading Comprehension


Quantitative Ability


Data Interpretation & Sufficiency



120 Marks


Number of questions: The total number of questions in IBSAT 2018 is expected to be 120. 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 2018 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 into 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 2018 exam centres are located. After filling the application form, aspirants can download IBSAT 2018 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 2018 in the first week of January, 2018.

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