IBS Bangalore Admission 2023: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

R.Pon Aishwarya R.Pon Aishwarya | Dec 17, 2022
R.Pon Aishwarya
R.Pon Aishwarya

Updated on - Dec 17, 2022

ICFAI Business School Bangalore admission offers a two-year PGPM course in recognition with ICFAI University. IBS Bangalore admission also consists of an Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral program for applicants. Admission to these programs is through IBSAT. The application form can be filled out online or offline on the payment of INR. 1800/-. Basic eligibility to apply for the PGPM course offered by IBS Bangalore is a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks from a recognized university. Applicants seeking admission to the PGPM course must clear the IBSAT entrance exam conducted by the IBS group. Candidates with a valid score in IBSAT can also apply for PGPM offered by IBS, Bangalore.

IBS Bangalore Latest Updates

  • December 17, 2022: The last date for IBSAT 2022 is extended till 21st December 2022.
  • November 5, 2022: The booking for the IBSAT test slots is now open.
  • November 2, 2022: IBSAT 2022 Test is on the 4th week of December 2022. 
  • November 2, 2022: The results of IBSAT 2022 would be released on the 1st week of January 2023.
  • November 2, 2022: The selection briefing is conducted on the 2nd week of January 2023.
  • November 2, 2022: The selection process for MBA or PGDM program is held during the month of febrauary or March 2023.
  • October 26, 2022: The test dates for the IBSAT test are the 24th and 25th of December 2022, and the IBSAT will be a proctored home-based test.

The final selection of the candidate is based upon the score obtained in the IBSAT entrance exam along with group discussion and personal interview. ICFAI Business School Bangalore is now accepting admissions of candidates with valid CAT / GMAT / NMAT scores (from 2019 onwards) till 31st January 2022.

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Highlights of IBS Bangalore Admission 2023

Check the highlights of IBS Bangalore admission below: 

Name of Institute IBS Bangalore
Institute Type Private
Courses Offered Ph.D., PGDM, MBA
Application Mode Online
Admission Mode Merit

IBS Bangalore MBA Admission 2023

The college is offering 2 PG courses with further specializations. The college offers management and a postgraduate diploma in management. These courses are spread over four semesters. The specialization for MBA courses is given below.

Course Specialization
MBA Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and IT & systems

MBA Eligibility Criteria

IBSAT is an online test conducted by the IBS, ICFAI Business School for admission to the management course. The final selection will be made on the basis of Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score.

MBA Selection Process

The selection process of candidates is done on the basis of a Personal Interview conducted by a panel.

IBS Bangalore Ph.D. Admission 2023

The institute also offers Ph.D. in Economics and Management. More admission details are given below.

Course Specialization
PhD Economics, and Management

Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

Graduation (Any discipline) with 50% and above marks with medium of instruction as English and Post Graduation in Management or Economics with 55% and above marks. Post Graduation (Full-time) in Economics, Commerce, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration, Statistics, Mathematics, or in an allied discipline from a UGC recognized university in India or abroad with 55% and above marks. Candidates who are offered admission are required to undertake the first-year MBA courses as a prerequisite to continue in the Ph.D. program or a professional qualification like CFA/ CA/ CWA/ CS with 55% and above marks.

IBS Bangalore Application Process 2023

Applicants are invited for admission around the year. However, the seats for the eligible candidates are limited due to the high competition. Candidates are requested to apply for their desired courses within the time bracket provided by the college. Applicants can find the deadline on the official website. The college is focusing on candidates with valid CAT/GMAT/NMAT by GMAC scores(from 2019 onwards) or XAT scores (from 2022 onwards) till 31 January 2022. IBS selection process is scheduled online between 18-27 Feb 2022

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for getting admission to the college is that candidates need to attain at least 50% in their grades by any recognized boards in 10+2 or either the person should have a degree of their graduation in the field of interest.

Selection Process

The selection process of students here is based on the merit system and a competitive entrance exam is required in certain areas of interest.

  • Candidates applying for undergraduate and also postgraduate courses are required to visit the center and make the application after consulting the counselor. The fee details need to be filled in according to the IBS Bangalore fees structure.
  • The application form for admission is available on the university’s official portal. One can find the last date for the submission of the online application on the official website itself.

Steps to Apply for IBS Bangalore Admission

The application form is available on the university’s official website. The following steps would help you find the form on their portal:

  • Step1: Go to the college’s official website
  • Step2: On the top, you will see admissions option
  • Step3: Click on the admissions option
  • Step4: Then more options will appear on the screen
  • Step5: In that option click on apply online 
  • Step6: Fill in the credentials required and apply

Documents Required for Application Process

The following are the necessary credentials one needs to keep ready to fulfill the completion process of the online application.

  1. Qualifying certificate or mark sheet depending on the course and program chosen
  2. Class 10th and 12th mark sheet or certificate
  3. Graduation Certificate (If required)
  4. Transfer Certificate (TC)
  5. Migration Certificate (If required)
  6. Birth Certificate
  7. Community certificate (SC, ST, and OBC)

IBS Bangalore Admission Helpline 2023

The contact details of IBS Bangalore admission are given in the table below.

ICFAI Business School, (IBS) Bangalore Contact Details
Phone Number 080-66222222
Address No:231, Baba Sabarapalya, Near Check Post, Next to HP Petrol Bunk, Mysore Road, Kengeri, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

IBS Bangalore Admission Highlights

Courses Exams Accepted

IBS Bangalore Admission FAQs

What are the courses offered by the institute?

The institute offers courses like MBA, PGDM, and Ph.D in various specializations.

What are the eligibility and admission criteria for MBA admission at the ICFAI Business School?

Admission to MBA requires the candidate to pass in Graduation. IBSAT is an online test conducted by the IBS, ICFAI Business School for admission to the management course. Final selection will be made on the basis of Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria of English medium in graduation have to submit the TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS score.)

Where is ICFAI Business School located?

The institute has its campus near No:231, Baba Sabarapalya, Near Check Post, Next HP Petrol Bunk, Mysore Road, Kengeri, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

IBS Bangalore Reviews

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Based on 6 Verified Reviews

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Sakiran Arragadla | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

  • 4.6
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 4.5
  • Academics 4.5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 4.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Students have to clear the IBSAT Exam, which the officials of ICFAI conduct. The eligibility criteria is graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks (as calculated by the respective university) with the medium of instruction as English. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of education (on a 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).

Gauri Patre | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

  • 3.2
  • Placements 3
  • Fees 3
  • Academics 3
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility Criteria: A graduate of pursuing a final year of graduation Entrance exam: IBSAT, NMAT Cut off: 50% in the final year of graduation.

Pratikshya Rath | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2019

  • 4
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 4
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : For joining IBS Banglore you can join by giving entrance examinations like NMAT IBSSAT CAT etc.

Jyoti Chaudhary | , batch of 2017

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2018

  • 2.6
  • Placements 2.5
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 2
  • Infrastructure 1.5
  • Campus 3

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria •Graduation (any discipline) with 50% and above marks. •All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of regular education (on 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis). •Applicants in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply. •Calls for GD-PI will be based on IBSAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT Scores. Examination: You can apply any of the IBS campuses with your IBSAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT scores. cutoffs: CAT cutoff-60 percentile and above GMAT cutoff-500 scores and above NMAT cutoff-150 scores and above

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