IBSAT is conducted as computer based test. The duration of the test is 2 hours. Questions in IBSAT are asked from the following sections:
- Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation
- Quantitative Ability
- Reading Comprehension
- Verbal Ability
Most of the questions in the session of verbal ability have moderate level of difficulty. There are 50 questions for this session and the questions are from the following topics.
- Vocabulary – 25 Questions
- English Usage – 10 Questions
- Cloze Test – 5 Questions
- Grammar – 10 Questions
There are three passages for the session of reading comprehension. Around eight questions are asked from each passage. Out of the eight questions, 1 to 3 questions are moderately difficult, where as the other remaining questions are easy.
For the session of Quantitative Aptitude, questions are asked from the following topics.
- Arithmetic Progression
- Co-ordinate Geometry
- Number System
- Permutations and Combinations
- Profit and Loss
- Time and Work
Data Sufficiency and Data Interpretation
There were 15 questions on Data Sufficiency, 5 questions on Logical Reasoning, and 5 questions on Data Interpretation. Level of difficulty for the questions is easy to moderate.