IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern

IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern: The IBSAT 2013 is an objective multiple choice type question exam. It is a computer based exam which will be held in a window of 22 days. It will be an objective multiple choice question patterned exam. The IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern includes 4 sections, Verbal ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative aptitude, Data Sufficiency & data interpretation.


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The total number of questions is 120. The duration is also 120 minutes, i.e. 2 hours. However, the 120 minutes are not divided equally The IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern or the test structure is given as follows:

Section Number


Number of Questions


Verbal ability



Reading comprehension



Quantitative aptitude



Data sufficiency and data interpretation






There is no negative marking in the IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern. The number of questions is 125 which have 5 options each. There is 1 mark for each correct answer and no negative marking. The candidates need to score equally well in all the sections in order to clear the IBSAT 2013cut off and get shortlisted.  

The difficulty level of the exam is moderate. However, compared to the other national MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT or IIFT, the difficulty level of the IBSAT 2013 Exam Pattern is on the easier side. There is a total of 25% weight-age given for the IBSAT exam in the admission process


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