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IBSAT Exam 2022

ICFAI Hyderabad like every year will arrange to conduct IBSAT 2021 Exam for students seeking admissions to MBA Programmes Batch 2023-25 Batch  on 24th December 2022 & 25th December 2022   offered at 9 IBS Institutes affiliated to ICFAI University. The online  Application & Registration Process for IBSAT 2022 started from  4th July 2022 . IBSAT also arranges for Mock Test for free for appearing students. IBSAT Exam 2022 will decide the admission of students for 2023-25 Batch.

Before appearing IBSAT Exam it’s very important that each & every student should carefully look into the IBSAT Exam Pattern, IBSAT Exam Date, IBSAT Exam Fees, IBSAT Exam Syllabus, IBSAT Exam cut off for different campuses & IBSAT Exam Registration. Appearing students can go through the Sample Papers of IBSAT & plan about how to prepare for IBSAT & understand what is IBSAT Exam all about.

IBSAT 2022 : 5 Key Points

  1. ICFAI Foundation the authorised body is conducting IBSAT 2022 which is basically an  Online Computer Based Aptitude Test   for students seeking admission to MBA / PhD Programs of IBS Hyderabad & MBA Program at IBS Hyderabad (Off Campus) at Bangalore.
  2. IBSAT consists of multiple choice questions with a  duration of 2 hours  aimed at testing the Applicant’s ability in Data Interpretation, Quantitative Techniques, Data Adequacy, Analytical Reasoning & Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary.
  3. Apart fromIBSAT scores   GMAT,NMAT & CAT Scores   are also acceptable for admissions to MBA at ICFAI Business School.
  4. All ICFAI University campuses in India like Dehradun, Jaipur accept IBSAT,GMAT,NMAT & CAT scores since 2019 onwards for admission to the following programmes.
  5. IBS Dehradun & IBS Jaipur are offering MBA Program & Post Graduate Program in Management better known as PGPM are being offered from IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata, IBS Mumbai & IBS Pune campuses.

IBSAT 2022 exam scores are required to take admission to MBA Program 2023 under 9 ICFAI B-Schools campuses:

  1. ICFAI Univeristy – Hyderabad
  2. ICFAI Bangalore
  3. ICFAI Ahmedabad
  4. ICFAI Gurgoan
  5. ICFAI Kolkata
  6. ICFAI Mumbai
  7. ICFAI Pune
  8. ICFAI University – Dehradun
  9. ICFAI Jaipur

The exam dates for have been published & it will be  held on 24th December 2022 & 25th December 2022   & it will be an online computer based proctored online test. Difficulty Level in IBSAT 2022 exam is moderate. In 2022 candidates are allowed to appear in IBSAT 2022 from their homes instead of going to the test centres. The expected   cut off score for ICFAI Hyderabad is at 85+ percentile  as by the past trends & the remaining campuses cut off score is below that score. Candidates can also appear Mock Test at free of cost arranged by IBSAT Authority.

ICFAI provides opportunities to all the ICFAI 2022 applicants for a National Mock Test like IBSAT 2022 exam with all important instructions & it will be released in the official website for the benefit of candidates so that they can become familiar with the newly introduced proctored test. ICFAI authority will announce the IBSAT exam details with testing mode well in advance. Understanding the Exam Pattern & carefully go through the syllabus of IBSAT is very important for every student in order to become successful at IBSAT.

 IBSAT Entrance Exam: Highlights & Important Dates

IBSAT 2022 Exam Dates

IBSAT Exam 2022 Date

Registration Date Starting From

1st July 2022

Last Date of Application 

16th December 2022

Admit card Download Starting Date

17th December 2022

Last Date for Admit Card Download

24th & 25th December 2022 (Applicable till IBSAT exam date)

IBSAT 2022 Exam

24th & 25th December 2022

IBSAT 2022 Result

Expected 1st week of January 2023

To be announced

IBSAT Score Card Download Date

To be announced

Selection Briefings (Start & End Dates)

2nd Week & 3rd Week of January 2023

Last date of Application with CAT/GMAT/NMAT score for IBS Admission

Last Week of January 2023

MBA/PGDM Selection Process (Start & End Dates)

February 2023 to March 2023 at IBS Hyderabad/Online

 IBSAT 2022 Exam : Registration Dates & Process

IBSAT 2022 is a 2 day test window. IBSAT Registration Process is online as well as offline. Candidates will be allotted exam date by IBSAT Authority & the last date to apply for IBSAT 2022 is 16th December 2022 & the   registration fee is Rs.1800 .  The IBSAT Login will close on the last day of IBSAT 2022 exam for Admit Card. Candidates will be able to download the Admit Card directly from ICFAI website with IBSAT login for Admit Card as sending hard copies of admit card has been stopped.  

Registration 2022 Details

Dates & Availability Details

Starting Date of Registration Process

July 4, 2022

Ending Dates of Registration Process

December 16, 2022

Registration – Online


Registration – Offline


Registration Fee

INR 1800

IBSAT 2022 Exam Pattern

IBSAT Entrance Exam’s difficulty level is moderate. Key highlights of IBSAT 2022 Exam pattern are :

IBSAT 2022 Exam Conducting Body

ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (Deemed to be University)

Mode of  Exam

2 Hours Online Computer based test

Total Nos. of Questions in IBSAT Exam 2022


IBSAT 2022 Section

4 Sections Verbal Ability, Reasoning Capability, Quantitative Analysis, Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

IBSAT 2022 Questions Type


IBSAT 2022 Scoring Pattern

+1 Mark for Correct answer, No negative marking

IBSAT 2022 Pattern – Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Importance of Taking IBSAT exam pattern 2022

Offers Admission opportunity in 9 ICFAI B-schools

IBSAT exam application process

Available Online & Offline

 IBSAT 2022  Exam Syllabus : Sectional Composition

IBSAT 2022 Exam is divided into four sections  – Quantitative Ability and Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. Section wise allocation of number questions is as follows :   


Number of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude    


Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation


Verbal Ability    


Reading Comprehension


 IBSAT 2022 : Eligibility Criteria 2022

Before appearing for IBSAT Exam 2022 candidate looking for admission in ICFAI should fulfil these 3 conditions :

ICFAI Foundation has laid down three key points in while appearing for IBSAT 2022 :

  1. Minimum Academic Qualification
  2. Minimum Years of Study upto Graduation
  3. Medium of Education for Admission
  4. IBSAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria : Minimum Academic Qualification
  • Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or institute with minimum 50 percent marks with English as a medium of instruction. All candidates should have completed a minimum 15 years of education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • For final year appearing candidates in graduation the eligibility criteria is to complete their graduation including any type of practical exams etc. before May 31, 2022.Every candidate have to submit their final mark sheet latest by 1stNovember 2022.  
  1. IBSAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria : Minimum Years of Study upto Graduation
  • Every Applicant must have completed minimum 15 years of regular education i.e. 10+2+3 or 10+2+4.
  • A candidate for a PhD programme apart from 2 years full time Post Graduation in Management or  other professional qualification like CMA/CA/CS or equivalent exams will be required to full fill IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria. 
  1. IBSAT 2022 Eligibility Criteria : Medium of Education for Admission

One of the key requirement in fulfilling IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria is the medium of education of a candidate which should have been completed in English Medium or should have TOEFL/NELT/IELTS scores. Important changes and details in IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria in regard to medium of education are as given below.

  • Any appearing candidate who wants to apply for IBSAT 2022 should study in English medium to full fill the key points in IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria
  • Any applicant who does not meet IBSAT 2022 eligibility criteria of English as medium of instruction at undergraduate level should have to submit the TOEFL/NELT/IELTS score & it is by 31stMay 2022.  

Campus Wise IBSAT 2022 Exam Eligibility 

The campus wise admission criteria like cut offs and other exam scores accepted for admission may be different after fulfilling IBSAT 2022 Exam eligibility remains same for the IBSAT 2022 exam. ICFAI foundation has published the following IBSAT 2022 exam eligibility criteria and the other accepted exams eligibility for MBA admission 2022.

Apart from IBSAT exam score, The ICFAI University Dehradun, The ICFAI University Jaipur and The ICFAI Society accept Scores from 2019 onwards of CAT/ NMAT by GMAT/SNAP/XAT/MAT/CMAT/CET and any other state level test for admission to the following programs apart from IBSAT Exam score :

  • IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur offer MBA Program.
  • IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Bengaluru, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Kolkata and IBS Pune offer Post Graduate Program in Management.
  • Candidates who fulfils the IBSAT eligibility criteria & have qualified accordingly are called for the selection process at 7 IBS campuses at IBS Bengaluru, IBS Ahmedabad, IBS Dehradun, IBS Gurgaon, IBS Pune, IBS Kolkata and IBS Jaipur in February 2022. The selection process comprises of Group Discussion followed by Personal Interview.

ICFAI MBA Colleges Course Fees Campus wise : Admission 2022

MBA college Accepting IBSAT

Fee for 2 Years ( Lakhs)

Admission Status for 2023-25 batch

IBS (ICFAI B-school), Hyderabad



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Bengaluru



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Mumbai



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Ahmedabad



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Gurgaon



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Kolkata



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Dehradun



IBS (ICFAI B-School) Jaipur



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