IBSAT 2017 SYLLABUS
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IBSAT evaluates a candidate’s ability in analytical reasoning, data interpretation, quantitative techniques, reading comprehension and vocabulary. The syllabus for ICFAI Business School Aptitude Test (IBSAT) is decided by ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education each year. No changes are intimated for IBSAT Syllabus 2017 as yet.
Here is a brief about all the section-wise topics in IBSAT:
IBSAT 2017 is scheduled from December 21 to 24, 2017. According to IBSAT Exam Pattern, there will be 125 objective questions. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours. However, there is no sectional-time limit. The exam will be conducted in more than 100 IBSAT Exam Centers in India.
Given below is the weightage of each section in IBSAT carries:
|Section||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Data Sufficiency and data interpretation||30||30|
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
Read below to know the complete syllabus for 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 COMMON ADMISSION TEST||Ajay Singh|
There are some useful points that you must have to remember while taking up an English Competitive test:
Find the correctly spelled words:
Question 1. Solve as per the direction given above
Qustion 2. Solve as per the direction given above
|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 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. Along with them, candidates must solve IBSAT Sample Papers for better preparation.
|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:
Questions on Time and Distance:
Question A distance is covered in 2 hours 45min. at 4km/hr. How much time will be taken to cover it at 16.5 km/hr:
Answer: Option A
Question Two trains start at the same time from Aligarh and Delhi and proceed towards each other at 16km/hr and 21km/hr respectively, When they meet, it is found that one train has travelled 60 km more than the other. The distance between the two stations is:
Answer: Option B
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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Question 2: The bar graph given below shows the sales of books (in thousand numbers) from six branches B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 and B6 of a publishing company during two consecutive years 2000 and 2001.
Question What is the ratio of the total sales of branch B2 for both years to the total sales of branch B4 for both years?
Question 2: Total sales of branch B6 for both the years is what percent of the total sales of branches B3 for both the years?
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