IBSAT Syllabus

IBSAT is an aptitude test conducted by the ICFAI which is an organization for Higher Education University, for seeking
admission to the MBA / PGPM and PhD Programs of IBSAT. IBSAT exam has the following structure but we advice to each and every aspirant to get ensure from the IBSAT prospectus or from official website before starting the preparation. Syllabus works as dose to the applicants to beat the exam perfectly.

IBSAT Syllabus

• Quantitative Techniques
• Data Interpretation
• Vocabulary
• Analytical Reasoning
• General Knowledge/ awareness
Students must get all the details from the official website of IBSAT which is ibsat.org. IBSAT exam is based on verbal, quantitative aptitude and logical and data interpretation, English essay.

Quantitative Aptitude: Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone etc) Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, 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, BODMAS, Mensuration, Alligation & Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Installment Payments, Partnership, Clocks, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Topics like Trigonometry, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers.

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

English: Comprehension of passage (Poems can also come). Verbal Reasoning, 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 same word etc.

General Knowledge /General Awareness/ Business Affairs

• Current Affairs, Business, Punch line of companies, Top officials of big companies, Major corporate events
• Famous award and prizes
• World Records
• Books and authors
• Science, History, Geography, International organisations
• Important quotations
• Social issues, Sports, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics etc.

Paper Pattern: The test consists of objective type questions (MCQ) and the duration of the test is of 02 hours that is 120 minutes.

Best of Luck for your IBSAT exam.

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