IBSAT 2018 – Top 25 Facts to Keep in Mind


IBSAT 2018The IBSAT 2018 registrations have closed on 12th December 2018. With hardly ten days to the exam here are the TOP 25 FACTS that will help you in tackling the exam better:

  1. ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education conducts IBSAT 2018 exam
  2. The IBSAT 2018 score is accepted by all nine ICFAI Business School (IBS) – Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Pune, Dehradun, and Jaipur
  3. IBSAT 2018 is a national level computer-based exam
  4. The exam is conducted over two days – 22nd & 23rd December 2018.
  5. There are 140 multiple-choice questions
  6. The exam duration is 2 hours
  7. There are four sections and the questions distribution is-
    1. Verbal Ability – 50
    2. Reading Comprehension – 30
    3. Quantitative Aptitude – 30
    4. Data Adequacy & Data Sufficiency – 30
  8. There is no negative marking in the IBSAT 2018 exam. Each question carries one mark
  9. The VA section usually easy
  10. The questions in the VA section are based on grammar concepts – word meanings, synonyms, antonyms, analogies, idioms, etc
  11. Go through Barron’s 2018 word list. This will help you with most of the questions in this section
  12. The RC section is moderately difficult
  13. There are mostly four passages between 400 to 600 words. The questions are inference based, but few may be direct. You can expect around 6 to 9 questions per passage
  14. Keep reading regularly. Even during the last days read small snippets, time yourself and make inferences
  15. The QA section is also moderately tough
  16. If you have clear concepts in all the topics, they are quick and easy to crack. You need to have a consistent speed while attempting this section
  17. Topics on TSD, Algebra, P&C, and geometry are popularly asked
  18. The DA & DS questions are usually manageable with a few tough nuts in between. Questions are related to graphs, tables, charts, and other critical reasoning topics
  19. There are six IBSAT 2018 mock exams on the official IBS website
  20. It is incredibly critical that you go through the mock tests. They are free of cost
  21. Since there is no negative marking, you can easily use guesswork if you are falling short of time
  22. There is no sectional time limit applicable
  23. You can toggle between sections
  24. It is advisable to go with a pre-set time limit in mind that you plan to give to each section. This will help you focus better while writing the exam
  25. Keep your IBSAT 2018 admit card and photo-id proof carefully.

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