IBSAT 2018 SYLLABUS
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IBSAT Syllabus 2018 is not officially released by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education. However, based on previous year question papers and analysis’, we have curated below the most important topics for this year’s ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test. IBSAT 2018 is scheduledfor December 22 and 23 in a computer-based format. The last date to apply online is December 12, 2018. Register Now!
The syllabus of IBSAT is based on the curriculum of class 10+2. It evaluates a candidate’s quantitative, verbal/reading, data interpretation and reasoning skills. The paper has 140 MCQs that are to be completed in 2 hours. Read on to know about the topics from which questions are generally asked in the examination. A clear idea of the syllabus of IBS exam will help you prepare in a focused and a structural manner.
|IBSAT Exam Pattern||IBSAT Sample Papers||IBSAT 2018 Exam Dates||IBSAT Cut off|
|Section||Maximum Questions||Total Marks|
|Data Sufficiency and data interpretation||30||30|
|Total||140 question||140 marks|
Candidates must be thorough with IBSAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern before they begin with their preparation. The exam is of generally easy to moderate difficulty level. A total of 25% is specified for this written exam in the complete admission process. Read IBSAT Paper Analysis
Verbal Ability questions are to test a candidates’ acquaintance with English and its usage. The section has the maximum questions i.e. 50 questions of total 50 marks.
The curriculum in ICFAI Business School and later prospects involve a frequent application of English and hence the same is tested in the exam. There are 4 sub-sections under verbal ability and all the questions derive from the topics mentioned below.
Read below to know the complete syllabus of Verbal Ability section:
|Syllabus for Verbal Ability|
|English grammar||Sentence correction|
|Fill In the Blanks||Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences|
|Jumbled paragraphs (6 sentences with first and last fixed)||Sentence Correction|
|Foreign language words used in English||Sentence completion|
|Sentence correction||Odd man out|
|Idioms||One word substitution|
|Different usage of the same word||-|
|Word Power made Easy||Norman Lewis|
|Objective General English 10,000+ questions||R.S. Aggarwal|
|Business English and Communication||Clark|
|Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT||Ajay Singh|
There are some useful points that you must have to remember while taking up an English Competitive test:
There are 30 questions in Reading Comprehension section to attempt. The section comprises three unseen passages with eight question dedicated to each passage.
The questions asked in this section are direct and seek factual answers. Difficulty level is moderate with only a few surprise questions. Through this section, a candidate’s comprehension skills, reading and understanding ability is tested.
|How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay|
|CAT Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||Gautam Puri|
|30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary Mass Market Paperback||Wilfred Funk & Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster|
|Verbal Ability & Comprehension for CAT/XAT/GMAT/IIFT/CMAT/MAT/Bank PO/SSC||Bharat Patodi and Aditya Choudhary|
The quantitative ability section of IBSAT 2018 comprises 30 questions in total. The difficulty level is considered to be higher as compared to other sections. Through this section, candidate’s basic mathematical understanding/ ability to deal with numbers is analysised.
The complete IBSAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability is given below:
|Syllabus for Quantitative Ability|
|Percentages||Permutations and Combinations|
|Probability||Profit and Loss|
|Time and Work||Geometric Progression|
|Pipes and Cisterns||Simple Interest & Compound Interest|
|Set Theory||Venn Diagram|
Given below are some of the most recommended preparation books for IBSAT.
|Quantitative Aptitude||Arun Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Abhijit Guha|
|Quantitative Ability||Nishit Sinha|
|Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMs||Sarvesh. V Kumar|
For each topic in Quants section, you must break the process into three steps:
There are 30 MCQs from this section. As per the trends, the level of difficulty is easy to moderate. It is futher divided into various topics viz. Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. The questions are framed to the candidates’ ability to deal with a large amount of data.
The complete syllabus of IBSAT DI section includes:
|Syllabus for Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation|
|Data Interpretation based on text||Data Interpretation based on graphs and tables||Identifying valid inferences|
|Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments – Statements and conclusions||Cause and Effect||Critical reasoning|
|Identifying Probability||Probably false||Definitely true|
|Definitely false kind of statement||Linear arrangements||Matrix arrangements|
|Puzzles||Graphs can be Column graphs||Bar Graphs|
|Line charts||Pie Chart||Graphs representing Area|
|Venn diagram||Assertion and reasons||Statements and assumptions|
|Identifying relationship among group of people||Symbol Based problems||Coding and decoding|
|Sequencing||Identifying next number in series||-|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||Arun Sharma|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoningce||Ashok Gupta|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation Data Sufficiency||Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan|
|Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning|
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