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IBSAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Academic Qualification and Age Limit

IBSAT 2018 Exam: 22, 23 December, 2018

IBSAT 2018 Results (Declared) by ICFAI Business School  – 27th Dec 2018

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IBSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to satisfy the eligibility conditions for appearing in this exam. Otherwise, their candidature will be canceled. Eligibility conditions are given based on the age, a number of attempts, education etc. Candidates should remember to go through every detail of the eligibility. Even if you are not eligible based on any one condition, you will not be allowed to appear in the exam. The eligibility conditions are mentioned in the following sections

Educational Qualifications for MBA

Basic education
  • Students appearing for the exam should have completed at least 15 years of education. This is subcategorised as 12 years of school education and 3 or 4 years of graduation.
  • Candidates who are currently in their final year of graduation are also eligible for appearing in this test.
  • There is no restriction on the field of graduation. Candidates from any discipline can apply for this test.
  • The medium of instruction should be in English
Minimum marks
  • Students should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks as calculated by any recognised university
Special condition to be satisfied by those who did not have English as their medium of education in graduation
  • It is mandatory for them to submit the TOEFL or NELT or IELTS score before 31st May 2019
Conditions for those in final year of their graduation
  • It is essential for them to complete all the requirements of their graduation latest by 31st May 2019
  • This also includes the practical assessment tests, assignments, viva etc
  • It is also imperative to submit the proof of their graduation before 1st November 2019

Educational qualifications for PhD

 

Basic education

  • Students appearing for the exam should have completed at least 17 years of education. This is subcategorised as 12 years of school education, 3 or 4 years of graduation and 2 years in post-graduation
  • Candidates should have learned the subjects in English in graduation as well as in post-graduation
  • Post-graduation had to be done only on full-time from a University recognised by UGC either in India or abroad. Those done on one time sitting basis, online mode, and distance education or on part-time are not eligible.
Minimum marks
  • Students should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in graduation as calculated by any recognised university.
  • Candidates should have also secured at least 55% in post-graduation in Management/ Economics/Sociology/Statistics/Psychology/Public Administration/Commerce for PhD in Management.
  • The candidates who have secured 55% marks in any professional qualification like CFA/CA/CS/CWA in the place of post-graduation are also eligible for PhD in Management.
  • Candidates should have also secured at least 55% in post-graduation in economics or allied sector for PhD in Economics
Special condition to be satisfied by those who did not have English as their medium of education in graduation and post-graduation
  • It is mandatory for them to submit the TOEFL or NELT or IELTS score before 31st May 2019

Age limit

IBSAT does not limit the learning thirst of students by providing age restriction. Only interest matters. The candidates who believe in the statement, “Age is just a number” and have a passion to focus their attention on learning various aspects of business administration can apply for this exam. There is no age bar for Ph.D. too. So, don’t miss the chance and give life to your dreams!!!!

Number of Attempts

There is no limit for the number of attempts, but the test will be conducted only once in a year. Though there is no limit on a number of attempts, candidates should take every attempt seriously and should give their maximum efforts. Grab the opportunity once it knocks the door!!!!