IBSAT Syllabus 2018
Vikas Gaur, 05 Jul 2018, #IBSAT

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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Before moving to detailed IBSAT syllabus 2018, let’s understand the exam pattern of IBSAT 2018. The following table explains the IBSAT 2018 exam structure:

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IBSAT 2018 Exam Structure




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:

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As per the important dates of IBSAT 2018, the exam will be conducted on December 22-23, 2018 in online mode. The application process has already started from July 1 and will conclude on December 12. Candidates need 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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