IBSAT 2020 Syllabus


IBSAT 2020 Syllabus

IBSAT 2020 (ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test) will be held on December 26 - 22, 2020. The MBA aspirants who want to appear in the exam must start their preparations early. Understanding the syllabus of IBSAT 2020 is the first step towards the exam preparations. IBSAT 2020 syllabus covers a wide variety of topics. The candidates must develop a thorough understanding of all the topics to ace the exam. Firstly, it is important to understand the exam pattern of IBSAT 2020. The exam is divided into four sections – Quantitative Aptitude, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and General Awareness. Each of these sections contains a specific set of questions that are designed to test the candidates’ knowledge, aptitude and skills. For detailed information on IBSAT 2020 syllabus, the candidates are advised to read this article carefully.



Quantitative Aptitude

The questions in this section are designed to test the candidates’ ability to deal with numbers. Here is a list of topics from which the questions may be asked –

  • Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc)
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra
  • Profit & Loss
  • Averages
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Time-Speed-Distance – Work and time
  • Number system
  • HCF – LCM
  • Geometric Progression
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Geometric mean
  • Harmonic mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Number Base System
  • Mensuration
  • Allegation & Mixtures
  • Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Set Theory
  • Venn Diagram
  • Instalment Payments
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Topics like Trigonometry
  • Vectors
  • Binomial Expansion
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Logarithm
  • Calendar
  • Maxima & Minima Progression
  • Surds & Indices and Complex numbers


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • In this section, the questions are asked to test the English language skills of the candidates. Here are some of the topics from which the questions can be asked –
  • English grammar
  • Sentence correction
  • Syllogisms
  • Contextual usage
  • Analogies
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences
  • Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed)
  • Sentence Correction
  • Foreign language words used in English
  • Sentence completion
  • Sentence correction
  • Odd man out
  • Idioms
  • One word substitution
  • Different usage of the same word


Data Interpretation

In this section, the candidates’ ability to deal with a large amount of data is tested. Here is a list of topics from which the questions are asked.

  • Data Interpretation based on text
  • Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables
  • Identifying valid inferences
  • Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments – Statements and conclusions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Critical reasoning
  • Visual reasoning
  • Assumption-Premise
  • Conclusion
  • Identifying Probability
  • Probably false
  • Definitely true
  • Definitely false kind of statement
  • Linear arrangements
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Graphs can be Column graphs
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line charts
  • Pie Chart
  • Graphs representing Area
  • Venn diagram
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Syllogisms
  • Functions
  • Family tree
  • Identifying the relationship between a group of people
  • Symbol Based problems
  • Coding and decoding
  • Sequencing
  • Identifying next number in series


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