IBSAT Syllabus 2021: Latest Section Wise QA, VARC Syllabus PDF

IBSAT Syllabus 2021: Latest Section Wise QA, VARC Syllabus PDF

IBSAT Syllabus 2021 - ICFAI Business School prescribes the detailed syllabus for IBSAT 2021. If a management aspirant is wishing to appear for the IBSAT 2021 entrance test, then they must check its syllabus and exam pattern first. IBSAT syllabus 2021 contains all the topics and sections from which questions will be asked in the entrance test.According to IBSAT 2021 syllabus, the question paper will be divided into 4 sections carrying 140 total marks. With the help of the IBSAT syllabus, candidates can make their preparation strategy accordingly. Candidates can also include sample paper and previous year question paper in their IBSAT preparation strategy. Read the full article by Careers360 to know all the details pertaining to the IBSAT syllabus 2021.Click here to fill IBSAT 2021 application form

Latest Updates for IBSAT

  • 06 Jul 2021:

    Click here to apply for IBSAT 2021.

  • 06 Jul 2021:

    IBSAT 2021 application form released for admission to MBA/PGPM at ICFAI Business School. Applicants will have to pay Rs 1800 as application fee.

  • 02 Jul 2021:

    ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education will start IBSAT 2021 registration anytime soon.

Stay up-to date with IBSAT News

Get Updates

Ongoing MBA Admission 2021

UPES MBA Admission 2021

ITM Business School PGDM admission 2021

IPE Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2021

JAGSOM IFIM B-School PGDM Admission 2021

Jaipuria Institute of Management PGDM Admission 2021

IBSAT Syllabus 2021 - Highlights



Exam conducting body

ICFAI Business School

Exam name


Exam mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam time duration

120 Minutes (2 Hours)

Number of questions in each section

Varies from section to section

Marks allotted for every question

1 Mark

Total number of questions

140 questions

Negative marking

Scheme not applicable

Total marks

140 marks

Sectional time limit


IBSAT 2021 Syllabus

ICFAI Business School specifies the details topics-wise IBSAT Syllabus 2021. The sections in which questions will be asked in IBSAT are Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, and Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation. Based on the previous year's IBSAT syllabus we maintained a table from where candidates can find all the relevant topics pertaining to it.

IBSAT Section Wise Syllabus 2021

IBSAT Section name

Topics in IBSAT

Verbal Ability

  • Syntax of Vocabulary Usage

  • Usage of Parts of speech; tenses; conditional

  • Sentence Correction and usage

  • Jumbled Sentences

  • Use the appropriate words

  • Sentence Completion

  • Spot the Errors

  • Use of Antonyms; Synonyms and idioms

  • Cloze Test

  • Phrasal Verbs

  • Corrections of grammatical errors

  • Reading Comprehension passages

  • Fill in the blanks

Quantitative Ability

  • Permutations and Combinations

  • Algebra

  • Trigonometry

  • Bar graph

  • Solid Geometry

  • Mensuration

  • 2D and 3D Geometry

  • Statistics

  • Line graph

  • Probability

  • Coordinate Geometry

  • Modem maths

  • Pie chart

  • Mixture & Solution / Allegations

  • Average

  • Number Systems

  • Percentage

  • Interest

  • Profit & Loss

  • Time & Work

  • Man days & works

  • Ratio & Proportion

Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation

  • Linear arrangement

  • Cause and Effect

  • Matrix arrangement

  • Statements and Conclusion

  • Venn diagrams

  • Line chart & Pie chart

  • Functions

  • Graphs representing area

  • Identifying the next number of series

  • Sequencing

  • Assertion & Reasons

  • Symbol-based problems

  • Critical Reasoning

  • Course of Actions

  • Puzzles

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Syllogisms

  • Family tree

Reading Comprehension

This section will contain a passage in which a total of 30 questions will be asked

Top Colleges in India offering MBA

Great Lakes Chennai

Great Lakes Gurgaon

ICFAI Dehradun

IMT Ghaziabad

UPES Dehradun

LPU Jalandhar

SRM University Chennai

GD Goenka University, Gurgaon

Chandigarh University

BML Munjal University, Gurgaon

Manipal University (MAHE)

Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

IPE Hyderabad

IFIM Business School

IBSAT Exam Pattern 2021

ICFAI Business School will define the exam pattern of IBSAT 2021 on its official website. IBSAT exam pattern contains all the details pertaining to the exam such as type of questions, mode of the exam, marks distribution, etc. As per the IBSAT 2021 exam pattern, the paper will be divided into four sections namely, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation, and Verbal Ability.

As per IBSAT 2021 marking scheme, for every correct answer, +1 mark will be awarded, and no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions.

Exam Pattern of IBSAT 2021

Section name

Number of question

Total marks

Quantitative Ability



Verbal Ability



Reading Comprehension



Data Adequacy and Data Interpretation






IBSAT Mock Test 2021

ICFAI Business School will release the IBSAT 2021 mock test in online mode. By taking the IBSAT mock test, candidates can get familiar with the actual paper structure as well as the exam environment. Apart from that, candidates will get to know the type of questions that are likely to be asked. Candidates can also analyze their IBSAT preparation. Refer to the following steps to take the IBSAT 2021 mock test.

  • Step 1 - Visit the official website of ICFAI Business School
  • Step 2 - Provide a few basic details
  • Step 3 - Now choose to appear for IBSAT Mock Test 1, mock test 2, or mock test 3
  • Step 4 - Now computer screen will display all the instructions and IBSAT sample question paper
  • Step 5 - Start practicing for IBSAT 2021

IBSAT 2021- Recommended books for the Quantitative (QA) section

Book namePublication/ Author
Quantitative AbilityNishit Sinha
Quantitative AptitudeArun Sharma
Quantitative AptitudeAbhijit Guha

IBSAT 2021- Best Books for Data Adequacy & Data Interpretation

Book NamePublication/ Author
Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical ReasoningPearson Publication
Data Interpretation and Logical ReasoningArun Sharma
Data Analysis & Interpretation Data SufficiencyThink Tank of Kiran Prakashan
Logical and Analytical ReasoningAshok Gupta

IBSAT 2021- Recommended books for Reading Comprehension

Book NamePublication/ Author
CAT Verbal Ability & Reading ComprehensionGautam Puri
30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary Mass Market PaperbackWilfred Funk & Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster
Verbal Ability & Comprehension for CAT/XAT/GMAT/IIFT/CMAT/MAT/Bank PO/SSCBharat Patodi and Aditya Choudhary
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionArun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

IBSAT Sample Paper 2021

By solving the IBSAT sample paper or previous year question paper, candidates can find their strong and weak areas and prepare accordingly for the entrance test. Solving the previous year's IBSAT question paper will also make candidates familiar with the type of questions, division of marks, etc.

Top Entrance MBA Exam

CAT 2021

XAT 2022

MAT 2021

CMAT 2021

IIFT 2022

SNAP 2021


IBSAT 2021

NAMT 2021