IBSAT 2024 Registration: Dates, Application Fees, & How to Apply

ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test 2023 ( IBSAT )

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Updated on Feb 6, 2024 15:00 IST

IBSAT 2024 registrations will commence tentatively in first week of July 2024 at ibsindia.org. Candidates will be able to register for IBSAT exam in online mode only. Know the process to fill IBSAT application form as well as other important details, including—documents required for registration, online particulars for IBSAT registration fees payment, and the offline application process below. Before filling the application form candidates must adhere to the IBSAT 2024 eligibility criteria, failing which their candidature shall stand canceled.

Also Read: Complete IBSAT 2024 exam schedule

IBSAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Aspirants must check the detailed IBSAT eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates failing to meet the prescribed eligibility criteria, their candidature will stand canceled. Check below the IBSAT eligibility criteria in brief:
  • Aspirants must have completed graduation from a recognised university/institution with minimum marks in aggregate
  • Candidates having a valid score in CAT/CMAT/XAT/NMAT/GMAT or any other state-level examination will be exempted from taking IBSAT 2024. 

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IBSAT 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IBSAT 2023 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

19 Jan '24 -

21 Jan '24

IBSAT 2023 Exam (Re-test)

17 Jan '24

IBSAT 2023 Exam Slot Booking (Re-Test)

17 Jan '24 -

21 Jan '24

IBSAT 2023 Admit Card (Re-test)

Documents Required While Filling IBSAT Application Form 2024

While filling the IBSAT registration form, candidates need to be ready with the following documents:

  1. Class 10, 12 and Graduation certificates and mark sheets
  2. Valid email ID
  3. Mobile number
  4. Photograph (with full and clear face) in .jpeg format or .gif format, the size of which should not exceed 25kb and should be preferably between 140 to 160 pixels
  5. Scanned copy of the signature
  6. Candidates having a valid GMAT, NMAT by GMAC, and CAT score need to mail the scanned copy of their score/certificate on - email id ibsat@ibsindia.org 

Steps to fill IBSAT Online Application Form 2024

Candidates will be able to fill the online IBSAT application form must follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Visit the official website of IBS- ibsindia.org

Step 2- Click on the tab 'Apply now' to create IBSAT login credentials

Step 3- Use the credentials to log in and fill the application form

Step 4- Enter the personal details

Step 5- Review the application form before paying the registration fee

Step 6- Pay the IBSAT registration fees of INR 1800 through any of the payment method:

  • Credit or Debit cards
  • Net Banking
  • UPI Payment

Check the video below to know how to fill IBSAT application form online:

 

Q:   IBSAT application form requires CAT exam details but I've not appeared CAT exam. How can I fill up the form?

A:

Candidates desiring to take admission to the MBA/PGDM programme of IBS campuses must fill the IBSAT application form compulsorily. Candidates having a valid scores in CAT/XAT/CMAT or any other state-level examination will be exempted from taking the IBSAT exam. While filling the IBSAT application form candidates must enter their personal details and academic details. If the candidate has appeared for any of the MBA entrance examinations, he/she must enter the score obtained to get exempted from appearing in the IBSAT exam. However, if a candidate does not have CAT score, he/she can skip entering the CAT score and proceed to the next step. Such candidates will have to appear for the IBSAT exam when scheduled. IBSAT 2024 exam will be held tentatively in last week of December 2024. The exam is conducted in remote proctored mode. Candidates will be able to take the exam from their own laptops/desktops.

Q:   How can I book my slots for IBSAT?

A:

IBSAT 2024 slot booking window will open tentatively in first week of November 2024. Only registered candidates who will complete the application process along with the payment of the application fee were able to book the exam slot. To book the IBSAT exam slot candidates must follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Visit the official website of IBS and login with the credentials

Step 2- Click on the tab ‘Schedule IBSAT’

Step 3- Click on the link provided for login

Step 4- Screen will now display the login page. Enter the credentials:

  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth (DDMMYYYY format)
  • Enter the captcha

Step 5- Click on the tab ‘Book a seat’

Step 6- Enter the following details:

  • Test name
  • City
  • Date
  • Test centre name
  • Test centre address

Step 7- Select the suitable exam timing and click on the tab ‘Book’

Step 8- Candidates will be given 1 minute to confirm the timing of the examination.

Step 9- Screen will now display the candidate and examination details.

Step 10- Download the IBSAT admit card.

 

Steps to fill IBSAT Offline Application Form 2024

For the offline application form of IBSAT, candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

IBSAT Application Form

IBSAT Application Form

 

  • Candidates can buy IBSAT 2024 application form along with the prospectus from any of the IBS campus/ designated marketing branches/ Axis bank branches on payment of INR 1800 in cash

  • The candidate will receive a packet on which a login ID and voucher number will be printed.

  • These credentials will be required to IBSAT login and register

  • Set a new password for IBSAT 2024

  • Use login ID and new password to fill the IBSAT 2024 application form

What After IBSAT Application Form?

Once the registration process is over, authorities will release the IBSAT admit card. Only registered candidates who will have paid the application fee of INR 1800 will be able to download the admit card. The IBSAT 2024 admit card can be downloaded by entering the login credentials. 

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Q:   Can I download the IBSAT admit card soon after registration?

A:

IBSAT registration will commence tentatively in first week of July 2024. Candidates will be able to fill the application form till third week of December 2024. The slot booking window will be open in November 2024. Registered candidates will be able to download their IBSAT admit card soon after booking the exam slot online. To download the admit card candidates must ensure to have completed the IBSAT application form along with the payment of the application fee. Candidates can choose the preferable exam slot from the exam dates provided. The exam will be conducted in remote proctored mode. The exam can be taken from any location with own laptop/desktop. Candidates must appear for the exam in the given exam timing. No request for change in exam slot will be entertained once the admit card is issued. 

 

Q:   Can I make changes in the IBSAT 2023 application form?

A:

Candidates can save and change the information in the IBSAT application form before the payment of the application form. Once the application form is submitted candidates will not be able to edit or change the personal information. There will be no provision for an application form correction window. Candidates are advised to enter the details carefully while filling the application form. Candidates must note that they can enter their CAT or relevant MBA entrance exam scores after submitting the application form. 

IBSAT 2023 registrations commenced from July 01, 2023. The last date of registration for IBSAT 2023 was December 20, 2023. Only candidates who completed the IBSAT registration form along with the payment of the application fee will be able to appear for the exam.

 

FAQs Related to IBSAT 2024 Application Process

Check some Frequently Asked Questions on IBSAT application form here:

Q:   Do I need to apply for the IBSAT exam even if I qualify with my CAT and NMAT scores?

A:
No, you do not need to apply separately for the IBSAT exam if you have already scored well in the CAT or NMAT exams. As per the latest guidelines of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, which conducts the IBSAT you are eligible for admission into IB colleges with other management test scores apart from the IBSAT. From 2020 onwards, the following exam scores are accepted for admission to the MBA courses: 1. CAT 2. GMAT 3. NMAT 4. XAT You can take admission to the MBA programme offered by IBS Dehradun and IBS Jaipur with any of the above test scores. In addition, you can take admission in the PGPM, which is offered by IBS Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune.

Q:   How can I apply for IBSAT exam?

A:

IBSAT 2024 application form will be released online tentatively in July 2024. Candidates seeking admission to MBA/PGDM programme of IBS campus through IBSAT will be able to fill the online application form on or before the last date (tentatively in third week of December 2024). To fill the IBSAT application form candidates must refer the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Visit the official website of IBS or click here for direct link

Step 2- Click on the tab 'Apply now' to create IBSAT login credentials

Step 3- Use the credentials to log in and fill the application form

Step 4- Enter the personal details

Step 5- Review the application form before paying the registration fee

Step 6- Pay the IBSAT registration fees of INR 1800 through any of the payment method:

  • Credit or Debit cards
  • Net Banking
  • UPI Payment
 

Q:   Can I fill the IBSAT application form in offline mode?

A:

Yes, Candidates will be able to fill the IBSAT application form in offline mode also. The offline application forms will be released in first week of July 2024. To fill the IBSAT application form in offline mode, candidates can refer the steps mentioned below:

  • Candidates can buy IBSAT 2024 registration form along with the IBS prospectus from any of the IBS campus/ designated marketing branches/ Axis bank branches on payment of INR 1800 in cash

  • The candidate will receive a packet on which a login ID and voucher number will be printed.

  • These credentials will be required to IBSAT login and register

  • Set a new password for IBSAT 2024

  • Use login ID and new password to fill the IBSAT 2024 application form

 

Q:   What is IBSAT eligibility criteria?

A:

IBSAT eligibility criteria refers to the minimum qualifications required to appear for the exam. Candidates must ensure to fulfill the prescribed criteria to appear for the IBSAT exam. Candidates failing to meet the eligibility criteria, their candidature will stand cancelled. Check the IBSAT eligibility criteria below:

  • Passed a graduate degree of minimum of three-year or four-year duration from any recognised institute or university i.e. completion of formal education under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 pattern.
  • Obtained at least 50% marks in their bachelor's degree examination (final year).
  • Candidates in the final year of their graduation degree are also eligible for the IBSAT exam, however, they must complete their graduation (all exams practical as well as theory papers) on or before May 31, 2024. Admission status of such candidates will be provisional until and unless they submit their Bachelor degree mark sheets to prove their eligibility for IBSAT 2024.
 

Q:   I have a valid score in XAT, do I have to fill IBSAT application form?

A:

Yes, candidates having valid score in CAT/NMAT/XAT/SNAP/MAT or any other national or state level examination will have to fill the IBSAT application form. Candidates having score in any of the above mentioned exams will be exempted from taking IBSAT 2024. Score from 2022 onwards will be applicable or admission to MBA/PGDM programmes of IBS. Refer the steps below to know how to fill IBSAT 2024 application form:

Step 1- Visit the official website of IBS

Step 2- Click on the tab 'Apply now' to create IBSAT login credentials

Step 3- Use the credentials to log in and fill the application form

Step 4- Enter the personal details

Step 5- Review the application form before paying the registration fee

Step 6- Pay the IBSAT registration fees of INR 1800 through any of the payment method:

  • Credit or Debit cards
  • Net Banking
  • UPI Payment
 

Q:   What is the last date for filling IBSAT application form?

A:

IBSAT 2024 application process will end tentatively in last week of December 2024. Candidates will be able to fill the IBSAT registration form in online and offline modes. The registration process will commence in first week of July 2024 on the official webiste of ICFAI Business School. Candidates will be able to fill the IBSAT 2024 application form on the official website of IBS- ibsindia.org. Candidates must enter their personal details to create login credentials and fill the application form. For successful registration candidates must have ensured to pay the IBSAT application fee of INR 1800. Candidates who registered successfully along with the payment of application fee will be able to book exam slot and download the admit card online.

 

Q:   Is it mandatory to fill IBSAT application form in one go?

A:

No, it is not mandatory to fill the IBSAT 2024 application form in one go. The IBSAT (ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test) is an MBA entrance exam conducted by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, and the application process typically allows candidates to fill the form in multiple sittings.

IBSAT application form has been released online, and you can start filling it out and save your progress. You can then log in again using your credentials to continue where you left off. This feature enables applicants to complete the form at their convenience, ensuring accuracy and allowing them to gather all the necessary information before submitting. However, candidates are advised to carefully read the instructions and follow the given deadlines to ensure a smooth application process.

 

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