All About IFBI Common Entrance Test

The admission to IFBI program is granted based on the performance in personal interview and the IFBI Common Entrance Test (ICET or IFBI Aptitude Assessment Test). The test contains four sections, namely English Language Ability, Numerical Ability, Logical Reasoning and Basic Checking. IFBI Common Entrance Test. Integrated Common Entrance Test or ICET is the MBA entrance exam of Andhra Pradesh.

Test Pattern

The duration of the IFBI Common Entrance Test is 150 minutes. The sections of the exam are Data Sufficiency, Data Analysis, Reasoning, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability. The total number of questions is 200. The questions are multiple choice questions which have one mark for each correct answer. The delightful news for the candidate is that there is no negative marking in ICET. The scores of IFBI Common Entrance Test are accepted for the MBA and programs offered by the universities and B-schools in Andhra Pradesh.

Required Requirements

IFBI Common Entrance Test allows you to take admission in ample of subjects including Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Operations, Post Graduate Diploma in Banking, Diploma in Banking Business. For post graduate diploma in banking operations course, the required educational qualifications a candidate need is the graduation degree from a recognized university with 50% marks in graduation. For diploma in banking business course, required educational qualifications are graduation from a recognized university with 45% marks in graduation.

IFBI Paper Pattern

When it comes to IFBI paper pattern, the core idea behind the design of the MBA and MBA entrance exams is to test a candidate on the following parameters:

  • Systematic Thinking
  • Verbal Skills
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Aptitude

The time period of the exam is 2 and a half hour and the each question is awarded one mark and there is no negative marking. Additionally, a question with multiple answers is not going to be considered for scoring this year.

IFBI Common Entrance Test Syllabus

Syllabus is openly available to candidates appearing for ICET. Details for each section’s syllabus are mentioned below:

Analytical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency: include 20 questions of 20 marks
  • Problem Solving: It contains 4 parts including:  
  • Sequences and Series (25 questions - 25 marks) - Analogies, Sequences, Series, Odd thing out, a:b::c:d relationships:
  • Data Analysis (10 questions -10 marks) - Tables, Graphs, Diagrams, Charts, Passages
  • Coding and Decoding Problems (10 questions - 10 marks) :
  • Date, Time and Arrangement Problems (10 questions - 10 marks) - Calendar problems, Clock problems, Blood relationships, Arrivals, departures and schedules, Seating arrangements, Symbol and notation, Interpretation.

Mathematical Ability

This section is divided into different categories including:

  • Arithmetical Ability (35 questions - 35 marks) - Ratio- proportion, Divisibility, Percentages, Profit and loss, Partnership, Time, distance and work problems, Areas and volumes, Indices.
  • Algebraic & Geometrical Ability (30 questions - 30 marks) -Converse and inverse, Tautologies sets, Relations and functions, Trigonometry, Height and distance problems, Remainder theorem, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Coordinate geometry:
  • Statistical Ability (10 questions - 10 marks) - Frequency distributions Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, Probability.

Communication Ability

This section includes:

  • Vocabulary (10 questions - 10 marks)
  • Business and Computer Terminology (10 questions - 10 marks)
  • Functional Grammar (15 questions - 15 marks)
  • Reading Comprehension (15 questions - 15 marks)

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