|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||N/A||N/A|
|Result Date||18-Mar-2018||N/A||Result is declared|
HBSAT (Hyderabad Business School Admission Test) which is organized by GITAM Hyderabad Business School, GITAM (Deemed to be University). HBSAT 2018 includes 100 questions. The paper is divided into 5 sections. For every accurate response, students will be honored 1 mark. No marks will be deducted for inaccurate responses.
|Date of HBSAT 2018||January 2018|
|Organizing Body||GITAM Hyderabad Business School|
|Method of HBSAT 2018||Online|
|Period of HBSAT 2018||90 minutes|
|Eligibility (may vary for various exams)||Must possess Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent|
The examination dates will be released on the university official website. Students must keep visiting the website on regular basis to get the latest updates. Notification will be announced on the university official website regarding the exam.
The following table shows HBSAT 2018 Dates:
|Availability of online Application Form||November 2017|
|Last date of submission of online application form||Mid December 2017|
|Availability of HBSAT 2018 Hall Ticket||January 2018|
|Date of HBSAT 2018||January 2018|
|Declaration of HBSAT 2018 Result||March 2018|
HBSAT 2018 is organized for those aspirants who seeking to get admission in MBA course. Before appearing for HBSAT admission test, students are advised to check the eligibility. Following is the explanation of HBSAT 2018 eligibility criteria:
Application form can be easily obtained from the university official website. It cannot be sent by post or courier. Students must ensure their eligibility criteria before start filling the application form. Students can reach the application form in the month of November 2018.
Students can easily fill HBSAT 2018 Application form by following steps:
GITAM (Deemed to be University) City Office,
Students are advised to enclose the photocopies of the following documents:
Admit card is a very mandatory document for those who are appearing in the admission test. Aspirants can download the hall ticket via online method only. Without hall ticket students are not applicable to appear for the exam. The University uploads the hall ticket on its official website.
It contains the individual as well as aspirants’ information that they have entered while filling the application form. Admit card is available to download in the month of January 2018. In the case of any discrepancy, students have to contact the higher authorities for rectification. Students are advised to check the details written on the hall ticket very cautiously.
Before proceeding to download hall ticket, students must have valid Registration Number and Date of Birth. By following steps students can easily download HBSAT 2018 Admit card:
Visit the official website of GITAM Hyderabad Business School
After clicking on the button, hall ticket will be displayed on the screen as a pdf file. They must keep the hall ticket safe till the admission procedure finished. Students can download and take the print out of admitting card for future use.
HBSAT 2018 will be organized at 24 various exam centers. Final examination center is printed on the hall ticket. Students have the chance to choose the examination center according to their preference. Hyderabad Business School has all the rights to allocate various examination center according to the availability of seats.
The following table shows the location of the various HBSAT 2018 Exam Centre:
Students are advised to check the examination format before start preparing for the test. They have to solve the earlier year paper because it helps aspirants to know about the type of questions asked in the examination.
The examination format of HBSAT 2018 is as below:
The following table shows the composition of the test:
|Section||No. of questions|
|Communication & Business Aptitude||20|
|Method of Examination||Online (Computer Based)|
|Number of Questions||100|
|Period of Exam||90 minutes|
|Sections in Paper||5 (Data Sufficiency, Mathematics Ability, Communication & Business Aptitude, English, and Reasoning)|
For the better preparation of the examination, students must know the syllabus first. For scoring better marks, aspirants are advised not to skip any of the topics from the syllabus. Questions in the paper are asked from the subject like Data Sufficiency, Mathematics Ability, Communication & Business Aptitude, English, and Reasoning.
The following table shows the important topics concerned to HBSAT 2018:
|Data Sufficiency||Data interpretations|
|Mathematical Ability||Profit, Loss and Discount|
|Time and Work|
|Time, Speed and Distance|
|Communication & Business Aptitude||Strong & Weak Arguments|
|Statements and Conclusions|
|Statements & Inferences|
|Logical Sequence of Words|
|Course of Action|
|Causes and Effects|
|Idioms and Phrases|
|Series Missing Numbers|
|Odd one out|
|Direction and Distance test|
The following table shows the books names along with their author’s name that students can follow for preparing examination:
|Name of the Book||Author Name|
|Quantitative Aptitude||R.S. Agarwal|
|Magical Book on Quicker Maths||M. Tyra|
After the completion of the examination, the result will be announced. It will be released in the month of March 2018. According to the students result merit list will be prepared. Aspirants will be ranked in the list on the basis of their scores.
Final selection of the student is based on the group discussion and individual interview. Students who are unable to complete the examination will not be applicable to appear for entrance exam. Students will not be applicable for the final selection round if they failed in the examination.
By following steps students can download HBSAT 2018 Result:
After clicking on the link, the result will be displayed in pdf pattern. Students are advised to download and take the printout of the result for future reference.
Cut off marks are the at least marks need by aspirants in order to qualify the admission test. If students score less than the cut off marks then they are not applicable for admission. Students are able to complete the admission test only if they have a score equal to or more than the cut off marks.
Based on the following factors cut off marks will be decided:
Counseling will be organized at Institute level. Only those aspirants will be called for counseling who have successfully completed the admission test. Students will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in HBSAT/ CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT or ATMA.
Apart from the entrance exams scores, students have to participate in group discussion followed by individual interview constitutes the final level of selection. Final selected students have to make an initial payment in order to confirm the admission. Aspirants Managerial skills and communication skills are tested in Group Discussion & Individual Interview.
Students must bring the following list of documents at the time of counseling for verification: