HBSAT 2020

Exam Date : 26th January 2020
Result Date : 1st March 2020

HBSAT 2020 Application Form, Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results


Introduction to HBSAT 2020 

  • About HBSAT 2020: Hyderabad Business School Aptitude Test (HBSAT) is a Management Entrance Test conducted by Hyderabad Business School of Gitam University for admission into postgraduation in management.

  • About GITAM Hyderabad Business School: GITAM Hyderabad Business School was established in the year 2009 as a business school under GITAM University (Deemed).

  • Level: HBSAT 2020 is a National Level Entrance Test which is conducted once a year.

  • Exam Date: HBSAT 2020 for PG will be conducted on 26th January 2020, through online Computer-based Test (CBT).

  • Exam Centre: HBSAT will be conducted in 20 test centers across India on 26th January 2020.

  • Fee Structure: The 2 year MBA programme at GITAM Hyderabad Business School will have a course fee of INR 7,20,600/-.

HBSAT 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

Hyderabad Business School Aptitude Test



Conducting Body

GITAM Hyderabad Business School




Postgraduate (PG)

Exam Date

26th January 2020 


Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)




90 Minutes

Official Website

GITAM Hyderabad Business School



+91 9542424254,

8333922781 /82 /83 /84

HBSAT 2020 Important Dates

  • Registration: Application Form to take admission at GHBS MBA programme will be available on the official website of GITAM Hyderabad Business School from 4th November 2019 to 20th December 2019.

  • Admit Card: The Admit Card for HBSAT 2020 will be available online from 19th January 2020 till 26th January 2020.

  • Examination: HBSAT 2020 will be conducted Online Computer-based Test (CBT) on 26th January 2020.

  • HBSAT 2020 Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks on 26th January 2020.

Important Events/ Schedules

 Exam Dates

Application Form Start Date

4th November 2019 

Application Form Last Date

20th December 2019 

Admit Card Availability

19th January 2020 

HBSAT 2020 Exam Date

26th January 2020 

Results Date

1st March 2020 

HBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Education: Students seeking admission for MBA at GHBS must have passed a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, from a recognized university, with a minimum of aggregate 50% marks. And must have previously passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university, with a minimum of 50% marks.

  • Nationality: Both Indian and foreign nationals can take HBSAT. Foreign and NRI candidates need to apply only through the GMAT score.

  • Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for HBSAT.


Passed Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

with a minimum of aggregate 50% marks

Age Limit

No Age Limit

HBSAT 2020 Application Form

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website of GITAM Hyderabad Business School from 4th November 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form will be on 20th December 2019.

  • Registration Fee: The candidates have to pay the registration fee of INR 700 while filling the Application Form for all candidates.

  • Payment Mode: Candidates can pay the Application Fee both offline and online. The offline payment can be made via Demand Draft or by cash by visiting the GITAM University office in person.

Application Mode

Online - Via Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card

Offline - Demand Draft, Cash

Registration Fee

INR 700 for all Candidates

HBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: HBSAT 2020 will be conducted Online Computer-based Test (CBT) on 26th January 2020.

  • Question Type: The question paper will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

  • Duration: The time given to complete the examination will be 90 minutes.

  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for every correct answer and no negative marking.

  • Medium: The question paper will be in English.


Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)

Question Type

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)


90 minutes

Total Marks


Marking Scheme

1 mark for the correct answer

No negative marking




  • Data Sufficiency,
  • Communication & Business Aptitude,
  • Verbal Ability, and
  • Logical Reasoning.

HBSAT 2020 Exam Centers

The HBSAT 2020 will be conducted in 19 test centers across India on 26th January 2020. Below is the list of exam centers:

HBSAT 2020 – Exam Centers






New Delhi















Map Representation of HBSAT 2020 Exam Centers

HBSAT 2020 Admit Card

  • Availability: HBSAT 2020 Admit Card will be available on the official website from 19th January 2020.

  • Download: Candidates should download the Hall-Tickets from the University website: ghbs.in.

  • Id Proof: Candidate must carry government ID proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.


  • HBSAT 2020 Admit card will be valid only if the photograph is clear and legible. And, you are advised to take a colored printout of the Admit card on an A4 size paper.

  • In case of illegible/unclear or no photograph on admit card, you are should bring two passport size color photograph with them to affix on the admit card.

  • Carrying any items other than the hall ticket and the Id proof is strictly prohibited inside the exam hall.

  • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination. 

HBSAT 2020 Results

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website based on qualified marks on 1st March 2020 (Tentative).

  • Ranking: Candidates will be ranked in the list on the basis of their scores in the written test.

  • Downloading Result: Visit the official website of GITAM Hyderabad Business School. Follow the "MBA Admission" under "Admission" tab. Click on "HBSAT Result" link. Enter your log in credentials and submit it to view the result.

HBSAT 2020 Counseling:

  • GD and PI: The qualified students will be called for the next round in the selection process, i.e. Group discussion and Personal interview at the GITAM Hyderabad Business School Campus in Rudraram. The process is similar to any B-School procedures. Your physical presence is mandatory and requests to be done via Skype will not be entertained.

  • Final Result: Final selection of the student will be based on the marks obtained in HBSAT 2020, group discussion, and personal interview. 

  • Counseling: Candidates who clear the HBSAT 2020 will be called for the counseling process after the results are announced. The date of the counseling will be intimidated to students through email.

  • It is mandatory for the candidates to appear in person for physical counseling for admission before the Admission Committee. No relaxation of any kind is permissible in this regard.

  • Candidate must bring the following documents in original at the time of counseling (to be taken back by the candidate after verification) along with two sets of attested photocopies:

    • Class 10th mark sheet,

    • Address Proof,

    • 12th standard mark sheet,

    • Valid Score of MAT/ GMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ NMAT,

    • Pre-final Year Mark sheets (of all semesters).

  • All other documents must be submitted during orientation, then appear before the Document Verification Committee for verification of documents.

  • Admission committee shall allot the seats to the Candidates in order of merit, subject to its availability and the candidates shall be required to deposit fee on the spot either through Demand Draft, Credit/ Debit Card or in Cash.

  • The seat shall be deemed to be allotted only on the deposition of the fee. If a candidate fails to deposit the fee on the spot, the right to admission shall be forfeited and the seat shall be offered to the candidate next in the merit list. 

Contact Details

  • Address: GITAM, Hyderabad Campus Rudraram, Patancheru Mandal, Sanga Reddy Dist.Telangana – 502329, India

  • E-mail: directorhbs@gitam.edu

  • Website: ghbs.in

  • Contact: 9542424254, 8333922781 /82 /83 /84, 08455-221365.

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