IBSAT Exam Date and other Important Dates for IBSAT 2018


The conducting body of IBSAT, ICFAI has announced the Important Dates for the IBSAT Exam date, registration date and more.

It is vital for the candidates to keep a check on all the important dates for the IBSAT so as to stay updated with all the updates and notifications. As per the guidelines by ICFAI, the registrations for the IBSAT 2018 commenced on July 1 208 and will conclude on 12 December 2018.

Also, the results would be declared in the third week of January after the exam has been conducted on Dember 22 and 23, 2018. Here are all the important dates regarding IBSAT Exam Date, registration date, admit card date and result date.

IBSAT Important Dates



Start Date

End Date

IBSAT 2018 Registration Process with IBSAT last date to apply

July 1, 2018

December 12, 2018

IBSAT 2018 Admit Card (tentative)

12 December 2018

IBSAT Exam Date

December 22, 2018

December 23, 2018

IBSAT 2018 Results

The first week of January 2019

IBSAT 2018 Selection Briefings

January 13, 2019

January 20, 2019

IBSAT  Selection Process (For MBA/PGPM at IBS Hyderabad)

February 20, 2019

February 26, 2019

IBSAT 2018 Selection Process (For PhD at IBS Hyderabad)

March 17, 2019

March 20, 2019

IBSAT  Final Results – Selected candidates

March 2019


IBSAT Registration Dates

Application form for IBSAT 2018 was made available online from July 1, 2018, and will be available in the offline and online mode till 12 December. Candidates have the option to either fill the application form online or candidates can buy the application form from any of the IBS marketing branches by paying the fees of Rs. 1800.

IBSAT Admit Card

After the candidates have filled the application and paid the necessary fee the admit card will be issued in the online mode and will be made available only to those candidates who have paid the fees.

Also, the admit card will not be sent to any of the candidates through the post and will only release online on or after 12 December 2018. Candidates need to take the Admit Card to the exam centre and no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination centre without the admit card and a secondary Id proof.

IBSAT Exam Date

IBSAT Exam Date is scheduled on 22 and 23 December 2018. The IBSAT is a 2-hour test which carries up to 140 questions. On IBSAT Exam Date the candidates are required to carry the IBSAT admit card to the examination centre.

IBSAT Result Date

After the Exam, the result will be declared by the ICFAI in the third week of January 2019. On the basis of the results, the candidates will be shortlisted for the further selection process. The further selection process consists of a Group Discussion along with the personal interview.

IBSAT Selection Process

After the declaration of the results, the shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection process which consists of a Group Discussion and a personal interview. After the second round of the selection process, the final results would be displayed in the month of March 2019, which would consist of those candidates who have successfully cleared both the rounds.

These were the important dates for IBSAT along with the important events for the same. The candidates are advised to keep an eye out for these dates so as to never miss an update or any important notification. If you have not registered for the examination till now then keep in mind that the last date is just around the corner.