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IBSAT

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About IBSAT

A.    BACKDROP

        1.     IBSAT-2020/21

                   i.       Examination dates
                           
26th & 27th December, AD 2020                              

                   ii.      Conducted by
                           
The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education         

                   iii.     Computer-based Test
                           
It was remotely proctored

                   iv.     Test Pattern

SECTION

QUESTIONS

MARKS / QUESTION

TOTAL MARKS

Reading Comprehension

30

1

30

Verbal Ability

50

1

50

Quantitative Ability

30

1

30

Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

30

1

30

Total

140

1

140

                   v.      Test Duration

                            120 minutes             

                   vi.     Test Type

                            Open Test

                   vii.    Negative Marking

                            Not applicable

                   viii.  Topic Coverage

                            a.      Reading Comprehension

TOPIC

QUESTIONS

AVERAGE COMPLEXITY

Passages

3 @ 8 = 24

Easy

Passages

1 @ 6 = 6

Easy

 

The passages were lengthy but factual. 23 questions were SDQs. 

                            b.      Verbal Ability 

TOPIC

QUESTIONS

AVERAGE COMPLEXITY

 

Vocabulary & Usage

 

Easy

 

Otherwise

 

Easy

 

 

Vocabulary and Usage were highly scoring with minimal effort.

The otherwise was a generous mix of all the remaining topics.

                            c.      Quantitative Ability

TOPIC

QUESTIONS

AVERAGE COMPLEXITY

Number System

 

Moderate

Arithmetic

 

Geometry Family

 

Basic Algebra

 

Otherwise

 

 

Some questions were very easy.
Few questions were calculation intensive. 

                            d.      Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

TOPIC

QUESTIONS

AVERAGE COMPLEXITY

Data Interpretation

15

Easy

Data Sufficiency 

15

Easy

 

Standard Data Interpretation question types.

Data Sufficiency was largely Number System driven.

B.    IBSAT-2021/22

        1.     Examination Dates

                   25th & 26th December, AD 2021

        2.     Conducted by

                   The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education       

        3.     Computer-based Test

        4.     Test Pattern

                   Similar to IBSAT-2020/21