IBSAT (ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test) 2018 will be held online on 22nd and 23rd December, 2018. ICFAI will declare results of IBSAT 2018 in the first week of January 2019. You can check your result online with the help of your User ID and Password. The shortlisted candidates will be called for GD and PI by the participating institutes of ICFAI, after the declaration of IBSAT result. Nine Participating Institutes take part in admission process for various courses such as MBA, PhD etc.
Participating institutes releases their separate cutoffs after the IBSAT result is declared. Final Admissions are based on these cutoffs, Group discussions and Personal Interviews.
|Application start date||July 1, 2018|
|Last date of application||December 12, 2018|
|Admit Cards Download (tentative)||Third week of December 2018|
|IBSAT 2018 Exam Date||22nd & 23rd December, 2018|
|Results||First week of January 2019|
|IBSAT 2018 selection Briefings||13th – 20th January, 2019|
|IBSAT 2018 Selection Process (For MBA/PGPM at IBS Hyderabad)||20th – 26th February, 2019|
|IBSAT 2018 Selection Process (For PhD at IBS Hyderabad)||17th – 20th March, 2019|
|IBSAT Result Date||March 2019|
How to Prepare for MBA Entrance Interviews?
Don’t wait for your results, start preparing in advance for the second round in advance. The interview panel judges your personality, creative ability, communication skills and attitude for the final selection. So, it's not an overnight process. Moreover, such soft skills are a continuous ongoing process that takes time to develop.
Given below are some of the key points that will help you to excel in these rounds:
- Generally, Group Discussions take place on the topics from current affairs. So, you need to keep yourself updated with the current affairs on a regular basis.
- Practicing mock GDs will boost your confidence of speaking in public. It is important to practice speaking in group settings to clear GD round.
- It is also imperative that you practice Essay Writing especially on the topics that are a part of previous year papers along with the current topics in the news.
- You should also work on your interview answers beforehand, especially questions related to self-awareness i.e. questions related to your strengths, weaknesses, goals, achievements, etc.