About HBSAT 2020

Hyderabad Business School Aptitude Test (HBSAT) is a University-level MBA entrance exam conducted by GITAM University for admission to its business school i.e. Hyderabad Business School. The registration for the exam begins in the month of November and goes on until the mid of December. The exam is conducted in the month of January and the result gets declared in the month of March. Candidates with a minimum of 50 percent marks or equivalent in any discipline can apply for the test. Candidates who do not appear for HBSAT can apply for admission to HBS with MAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA/NMAT scores.  The last date for filling the application form is May 31 and the entrance exam will be conducted on every Saturday. The result of the exam will be announced one day after the exam. 

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: GITAM Deemed University
Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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HBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Management aspirants must fulfil the below given HBSAT 2020 eligibility criteria in order to apply for the exam:

  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent must have a minimum of 50 percent aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised university in order to apply for HBSAT exam.
  • The graduation should be a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling under the 10+2 system or equivalent. 
  • Final year graduation students or equivalent are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by August 20, 2020.
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HBSAT 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Other

The application form of HBSAT usually gets released in the month of November and the process continues until the mid of December. 

Candidates who wish to apply for the exam need to download the application form from the official website, take a print of the form, fill it and send it to the GITAM City office in Hyderabad along with the application fee of Rs. 700. 

The application fee can be paid via cash or DD in favour of GITAM Hyderabad Business School Receipts, payable at Hyderabad.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, OBC, General, SC Offline Male, Female ₹ 700

HBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The following points describe the exam pattern of HBSAT 2020 exam - 

  • It will be conducted in online (computer-based) mode.
  • The exam will be divided into five sections apparently -  Data Sufficiency, Mathematics Ability, Communication & Business Aptitude, English, and Reasoning.
  • Each section will have 20 questions and each question will be assigned 1 mark. 
  • The duration of the exam is 90 minutes (1.5 hours) and the mode of the exam is English. 
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect responses.

HBSAT 2020 Admit Card

Candidates need the admit card of HBSAT in order to appear for the exam. To download the document, candidates need to visit the official website of the exam. 

  • Click on the link which says 'Download Admit Card'
  • Enter Registration number and date of birth to login
  • Download the admit card and take at least two print outs

The admit card displays the name, photograph & signature of the candidate, exam centre address, date and time of the exam, and exam day instructions.

HBSAT 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Telangana Hyderabad
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Maharashtra Nagpur
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Kerala Kozhikode
Bihar Patna

Documents Required at Exam

  • HBSAT Admit Card

HBSAT 2020 Result

The result of HBSAT 2020 test will tentatively be declared in the month of March 2020. To check the result, candidates would need to login to the official website.

Click on Result and login with Roll number/Registration no and date of birth.

In the result, candidates will be ranked as per their score in the exam. 

The result can be downloaded in pdf format. The scorecard displays the name & roll number of the candidate, sectional marks, overall marks and minimum qualifying marks.

The candidates who qualify the cutoff of HBSAT will be called for GD and PI round and then the overall performance will be counted for the final selection.  

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