IBSAT Exam Pattern 2022

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PGPM Application Date
March 01, 2022 to March 31, 2022.
Selection Process
April 09-10, 2022 at 8 Campuses & IBS Hyderabad Head Office.

Candidates can get more details on official website – https://ibsindia.org/

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IBSAT 2022 Exam Pattern

The mode of the IBSAT entrance test is online. A total of 140 questions are asked in the entrance test. 1 mark will be awarded for each right answer whereas no marks is deducted for wrong answers. The exam consists of MCQ questions in which examinees have to select the most appropriate answer for the specific questions. The examination is conducted in English medium. For a better overview of the IBSAT test, students must observe and analyze the previous year exam papers. It helps in understanding the most important areas from which questions generally come in the examination. Upon analyzing the previous years papers, the number of questions asked for each subject or section is listed below.


No of questions

Verbal ability


Reading comprehension


Quantitative aptitude


Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation


Only those applicants who managed to clear the required cut off would be called for the next rounds of entrance tests. The next rounds include the Personal Interview and Group Discussion. The marks of the Personal Interview as well as group discussion are used for shortlisting the candidates for final selection.

Preparation tips for the aspirants

The one who starts early wins. This is the concept usually used to crack any exam. This may be used to crack the IBSAT examination too.

The preparations can be started on the basis of their level of understanding of the subjects mentioned for IBSAT entrance test. The most important step prescribed by the toppers is analyzing the syllabus and pattern well before the examination. This also tells the students about their strengths and weaknesses which in turn can be shorted out if focused accordingly. The toppers say to first do a proper revision of their strong subjects and then strengthen their weak subjects accordingly. Grasping the concepts properly will help the examinee to solve all the questions despite the difficulty level. It is necessary to thoroughly analyze all the concepts rather than going for superficial studies of the subjects.

Practicing as many questions can help to maximize the speed to solve the problems of the entrance test. It also familiarizes the candidate with the pattern of the examination.