IBS Hyderabad Admission 2024: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

Janki Sharma Janki Sharma | Dec 27, 2023
Janki Sharma
Janki Sharma

Updated on - Dec 27, 2023

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IBS Hyderabad offers postgraduate programs in the field of business and management. IBS Hyderabad admissions are provided for students who score well in personal interviews and micro presentations. According to IBS Hyderabad admission, any candidate interested will be admitted based on marks obtained in NMAT/GMAT/XAT and CAT. The cutoff for the CAT is the 60 percentile, and for GMAT score should be 500 plus while for the NMAT it should be 150 plus. The committee makes the final decision concerning admission to IBS Hyderabad.

For students wishing to apply to IBS Hyderabad's MBA, IBS administers the IBSAT Entrance Test each year. It is a two-hour computer-based test that consists of multiple-choice questions. Additionally, IBS Hyderabad has established some pre-defined requirements for applicants who do not want to take the IBSAT 2023. 

ICFAI Business School Hyderabad admission aspirants seeking admission must meet the eligibility criteria and appear in the selection process of admission 2024. IBS organizes a free National Mock Test (NMT) each year to encourage students to prepare for the IBSAT. All management candidates in India are eligible to take the test for free, and those who perform well can win rewards worth INR 10,000. More details related to the admission process, the dates, documents to be submitted, programs offered, their eligibility criteria, and provisional admission details are listed briefly.

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IBS Hyderabad Admission Highlights 2024

Following are the highlights of IBS Hyderabad admission 2024.

Institution  IBS Hyderabad
Type of Institute Deemed University
Courses Offered MBA
Application Mode Online / Offline
Mode of Exam  Online
Selection Criteria Eligibility Criteria, Entrance Exam, Interview

IBS Hyderabad PG Admission 2024 

IBS Hyderabad admission offers an MBA and the program comprises 30 courses (22 Compulsory Courses and 8 Elective Courses), a Summer Internship Program, and a Soft Skills lab. These courses are spread over four semesters.

Program Specializations
MBA Operations, Human Resource Management, Finance +more

IBS Hyderabad PG Eligibility Criteria 

IBS Hyderabad admission 2024 MBA eligibility criteria are listed below.

  • The candidate should be a graduate in any stream with at least 50% aggregate marks with English medium instruction.
  • If the candidate has not completed graduation from the English medium, he must have a valid score in TOEFL/ NELT/ IELTS.
  • The applicant should have at least 15 years of education (10+2+3 or 10+2+4 basis).
  • The aspirants who are in the final year of graduation are also eligible.
  • The applicant must have a valid score in IBSAT / NMAT by GMAC / XAT / GMAT / CAT exams.
  • Candidates must attend the GDPI (Group Discussion and Personal Interview) process. The final selection is made based on merit and past work experience.

IBS Hyderabad PG Specialisations

The other specialisations for MBA are given below

Business Analytics Banking, Insurance and
Financial Services
Digital Marketing
Entrepreneurship Family Business Healthcare and Hospital
IT and Systems Sales and Marketing Supply Chain
International Business    

IBS Hyderabad Entrance Exam 2024

IBS Hyderabad offers management courses like MBA to its students. The aspirants need to fulfill all the necessary eligibility conditions in order to qualify for admission. For MBA Admissions, the aspirants should appear for CAT/GMAT/XAT/NMAT by GMAC and secure a valid score in the same. Alternatively, they can also sit for IBSAT which is a computer-based MCQ test. The aspirants are tested on their aptitude involving quantitative techniques, data interpretation, data adequacy, vocabulary, and analytical reasoning. However, the candidates obtaining a minimum cutoff score are exempted from sitting for IBSAT 2023.

Qualified applicants will receive advance communication regarding the selection process, which is set to take place from February 10th to 18th, 2024.

The cutoff for the entrance tests is listed below.

Entrance Exam Cutoff Marks
GMAT Score greater than or equal to 500
CAT Score greater than or equal to 60 percentile
NMAT by GMAC Score greater than 150 and above
XAT Score greater than or equal to 60 percentile

IBSAT 2023

  • The IBSAT Entrance Test is organized by the ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education for students seeking admission to MBA and Ph.D at IBS Hyderabad.
  • Candidates who may or may not have appeared for the management entrance tests like CAT/XAT/NMAT by GMAC/GMAT are eligible to appear in IBSAT 2023.
  • The IBSAT 2023 is scheduled to be held in the last week of December 2023.
  • The dates for IBSAT 2023 are December 23, 2023, and December 24, 2023, respectively.
  • The IBSAT 2023 Results will be declared in the first week of January 2024.
  • Also, the selection briefings will be given by the second week of January 2024.

National Mock Test (NMT)

  • In order to make the students practice for the final IBSAT 2023 test, IBS organizes free NMT every year.
  • It is a great opportunity for the students to understand the exam pattern, competition, and time management well before appearing for the final exam.
  • One must be a legal resident of India with a valid email address and internet access in order to appear for NMT.
  • Graduates who are pass-outs from the year 2021-2023 or the students going to pass in 2024 are eligible to appear for this test.
  • Prices amounting to INR 10,000 would be distributed to the first rank holder.
  • Students acquiring ranks from 2nd to 100th position would be getting gift cards worth INR 2000 each.

IBS Hyderabad Application Process 2024

IBS Hyderabad offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. Interested candidates can submit the IBS Hyderabad application form online. For more information regarding the fee structure, refer to IBS Hyderabad Courses and Fees. The admission process varies as per the course mentioned below. The college focuses on candidates with valid CAT/GMAT/NMAT by GMAC scores or XAT scores.

Steps to Apply for IBS Hyderabad Admission 

The candidate can apply online or offline for IBS Hyderabad admission 2024. Following are the steps to apply for IBS Hyderabad Admission 2024.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of IBS Hyderabad.
  • Step 2: Apply through an online IBS Hyderabad application form 2024.
  • Step 3: Pay the application fees using a Debit / Credit Card (Visa / Mastercard) or Internet Banking).
  • Step 4: An email will be sent to the registered email regarding the credentials.

Documents Required for Application

The following documents should be ready with the applicant while filling out the IBS Hyderabad application form 2024.

  • Photo Id (Aadhar Card/Driving License/PAN Card)
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheets
  • Post-graduation mark sheets
  • Color Photograph of maximum 25kb and approx 140-160 pixels

IBS Hyderabad Admission Helpline 2024

The contact details of ICFAI Business School admission 2024 are as follows.

IBS Hyderabad Admission Contact Details

IBS Hyderabad Donthanapally, Shankarapalli Road Hyderabad- 501203 Telangana


040-23479725 / 040-23479732

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IBS Hyderabad Admission Highlights

Courses Exams Accepted

IBS Hyderabad Admission FAQs

What is the admission process?

To find out about the admission process contact on 91-40-2344 0963

What are the eligibility criteria for BBA? 

The candidate must have finished 10+2 and received an aggregate score of 55%

What are the eligibility criteria for MBA?

The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized college with a minimum aggregate score of 55%

What are the eligibility criteria for MBA Exec.?

The candidate must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university and must have work experience of 3 years

What are the eligibility criteria for Ph.D.? 

PG degree or 60% marks in CFA / CA/CWA/CS and a minimum of 17 years of regular education in the form of 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2

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