IBSAT Syllabus 2018
Vikas Gaur, 18 Dec 2018, #IBSAT
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IBSAT Syllabus 2018 - The syllabus of IBSAT 2018 is prescribed by the ICFAI Foundation. Candidates who are applying for the exam must check the IBSAT syllabus 2018 as it will help them know the various topics and areas covered in the exam. IBSAT 2018 syllabus is divided into five sections - Quantitative Techniques, Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy, Vocabulary, Analytical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension. All the sections will have multiple choice questions covering different sub-topics. Candidates are advised to practice the questions based on different topics covered in the exam in order to perform better in IBSAT exam. In this article of Careers360, candidates will get the detailed syllabus for IBSAT 2018, exam structure and more details.

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IBSAT 2018 Exam Structure

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1. Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation

2. Quantitative Techniques

3. Reading Comprehension

4. Vocabulary

Total Number of Questions


  • Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation – 30

  • Quantitative Techniques - 30

  • Reading Comprehension - 30

  • Vocabulary - 50

Test Duration

120 minutes (2 hours)

Question Types

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

No negative marking

Now, let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of IBSAT 2018 section-wise.


IBSAT Syllabus 2018



Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

  • Bar graphs & Column graphs

  • Critical reasoning

  • Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Pie chart

  • Tables

  • Venn – diagram

  • Visual reasoning, etc.

Quantitative Techniques

  • Algebra & Geometry

  • Arithmetic Progression

  • Co-ordinate Geometry

  • LCM & HCF

  • Percentage

  • Permutation & Combination

  • Probability

  • Profit & Loss

  • Quadratic and linear equation

  • Time, Speed & Distance, etc.

Reading Comprehension

  • Questions based on comprehension passages

Verbal Ability

  • Analogies

  • Comprehension of passage

  • Contextual usage & English Usage

  • Incorrect words

  • Para Jumble

  • Punctuation

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Replace the missing words

  • Sentence completion

  • Grammar & Idioms, etc.

IBSAT 2018 Mock Test

IBS also launches the mock test for IBSAT to help the candidates in preparation. Candidates can download the last year’s mock test by following the steps given below:

  • Click here to take the IBSAT Mock Test

  • Enter Name, Email Address, Mobile Number and Select State from Drop Down option

  • Click on Mock Test 1

As per the important dates of IBSAT 2018, the exam will be conducted on December 22-23, 2018 in online mode. The application process started from July 1 and concluded on December 17. Candidates needed to register for IBSAT 2018 first by paying the application fees to fill the application form. The result of IBSAT 2018 will be declared in the first week of January 2019. 

IBSAT 2018 will be conducted in around 94 cities all over India.

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