There are a total of nine IBSAT colleges that offer MBA or equivalent programmes. In this article, you will learn about all campuses of ICFAI Business School (IBS), their programmes, fees, and other relevant information.
IBSAT is conducted by ICFAI for admissions in its nine campuses. Some of the top B-schools accepting IBSAT Scores include IBS Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Dehradun, Gurgaon etc. The exam will be held on the 23rd & 24th of December and its result is declared in the first week of January. Around 25,000 candidates appear for IBSAT every year. The overall admission criteria at IBS include IBSAT score and interview performance.
Top IBSAT Colleges
We have prepared a list of top-rated institutions that take IBSAT scores for admission into their courses. The following table displays the most preferred colleges under IBSAT, along with their ratings:
IBSAT Colleges: Programmes & Fees
IBS has been one of the top B-Schools in India, since it opened its doors in 1995. It offers notch academic support and facilities. The programmes extended at IBS are internationally recognised and prepare the students for a brilliant management career. IBS is unique in the fact that it uses only a case-based approach to learning. The following table shows the key details of PG programmes offered at each campus:
Fee (2 years)
IBS Bangalore (IFHE Off Campus)
Here is a brief about all the colleges under IBSAT:
IBS Hyderabad is a crucial member of the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE). Apart from the regular MBA and Ph.D courses, it is the only campus to offer BA, BBA, MA, Executive MBA, MBA (Weekend) and certificate courses. Being situated in India's Cyber City, it is surrounded by best-in-class opportunities for future leaders and managers.
IBS Mumbai is the next best campus of ICFAI business school, after the Hyderabad campus. Located in the financial capital of India, it maintains strong industrial connections.
IBS Bengaluru is an off-campus location of The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad. Being in India's IT hub, it presents multiple avenues in the tech field for aspiring managers.
IBS Ahmedabad is one of the latest institutes, that has achieved significant success through rigorous academic standards and frequent industrial engagement.
IBS Kolkata focuses on producing the greatest managers through a combination of academic rigour and active industry interface. It offers another host of advantages of being in the dynamic and intellectual city of India.
IBS Gurgaon, located in the rapidly expanding corporate city of Gurgaon, has succeeded in developing a new class of managers for the fiercely competitive business environment.
IBS Pune has well-lived up to the city famed for being the 'Oxford of the East'. Pune's growth as a corporate hub and its proximity to Mumbai and similar industrial hubs offer a range of benefits to the students.
IBS Dehradun is a part of the ICFAI University, Dehradun. Its modern facilities and rigorous academic standards produce a new breed of managers for the rapidly changing corporate environment.
IBS Jaipur is a part of the ICFAI University, Jaipur. Its faculty and infrastructure to develop each student into a manager who is prepared to work in the business sector.
IBS Programs: PGPM Vs MBA
There is no such difference in the components or course structure of PGPM and MBA. However, some campuses offer MBA, while others provide PGPM. This is because MBA is generally offered by the institutes affiliated with a certain university, while PGPM can be provided by independent or private institutes. Since the IBS campuses at Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune are independent professional institutes and not connected to or act as off-campus locations for any university, they offer PGPM course.
IBS Selection Process
The above-mentioned campuses also take admissions through various other management exams such as CAT, XAT, NMAT, and GMAT. After the declaration of result, IBSAT colleges will declare a list of candidates based on their cutoffs. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Interview rounds. After the selection process is over, the final merit list is released in February/March.
You can follow their registration/application procedure for further details from the respective Institution's website or their Admissions office.