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Hyderabad Business School Admission Test 2020

Computer Based Test

HBSAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 700
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Gitam Hyderabad Business School (GHBS)
  • Courses:MBA
  • Streams:Management

HBSAT 2020 - Application Form(released), Pattern, Admit Card

Updated On - June 03 2020 by Latika Kalra

HBSAT 2020 Application form has been started. Hyderabad Business School Admission Test 2020 will be conducted by GITAM (Gitam Institute of Technology and Management) for admission into the MBA program. The candidates will be required to appear in the exam if they are willing to take admission into the management programmes offered by GITAM HBS. Candidates who have appeared in the national level management examination like MAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA/NMAT are exempted from HBSAT 2020 and can directly apply for the HBS 2020 Admission. Foreign students and NRI sponsored candidates are also eligible for the GITAM HBS exam. The candidates need to read the whole article to know about all the important information related to HBSAT 2020.

HBSAT 2020 Important Dates

Candidate can check the important dates and events for HBSAT 2020.
Phase 1
Events Dates (Announced)
 (Round I)UG/PG Courses
Last date for submission of forms07 December 2019
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI14 December 2019
Announcement of resultsDecember 2019
(Round II)
Last date for submission of forms18 January 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI25 January 2020
Announcement of resultsJanuary 2020
(Round III) 
Last date for submission of forms22 February 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI29 February 2020
Announcement of resultsFebruary 2020
(Round IV) 
Last date for submission of forms21 March 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI28 March 2020
Date of announcement of resultMarch 2020/April 2020
HBSAT 2020 Important Dates for Phase II
Events Dates (Announced)
 (Round I)UG/PG Courses
Last date for submission of forms18 April 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI25 April 2020
Announcement of resultsApril 2020
(Round II)
Last date for submission of forms23 May 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI30 May 2020
Announcement of resultsMay 2020
(Round III)
Last date for submission of forms06 June 2020
GSIB test- GET, GD & PI13 June 2020
Announcement of resultsJune 2020

HBSAT 2020 Application Form

The application form of HBSAT 2020 has started for both online and offline mode and can be filled till 29 February 2020 for offline mode. Check the details about HBSAT 2020 Application form mentioned below:

Online Mode:
  • Candidates opting for online mode for filling the application form need to visit the official website of the University.
  • After filling the application form, candidates are required to pay the application fee.
  • There are two options available- Demand draft/ Online payment.
  • If Candidate pays the application fee through Demand Draft payment method, the application process will be completed there.
  • But if candidates select online payment it will redirect to the merchant gate, where they need to fill the card information and pay the amount.
  • Do not close the window until you have completed the whole application process.
  • Download the application form and take a print out for future reference.
Offline Mode: 
  • Candidates can purchase the Application form and the information brochure from the given admission counters of the university either in cash or through Demand draft.
  • Candidates can also download application form from the official website of the University.
  • Candidates should mention their Name, Application Number and Contact number on the backside of the DD.
  • After the completion candidates send the application form along with the Demand Draft.

HBSAT 2020 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates have to pay the amount of Rs. 700/- as an application fee and can be paid through offline mode only.
  • Candidates can pay the fee through DD in person at GITAM University, Rudraram.
  • Demand Draft (DD) should be drawn in favour of “GITAM Hyderabad Business School Receipts” payable at Hyderabad and can also be sent by post on the address:

Admissions Office, GITAM Hyderabad Business School,
GITAM Hyderabad Campus
Rudraram (V), Patancheru (M)
Sangareddy (District)
Hyderabad – 502329

HBSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility before they apply for the exam to know whether they are eligible for the exam or not. The HIBSAT 2020 eligibility are given below:

Age Limit
  • There is no age limit for applying in HBSAT 2020.
Educational Qualification
  • Candidates who have scored a minimum 50% marks or equivalent in a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University are eligible for the test.
  • The Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary education under the 10+2 system or equivalent.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the final year qualifying examination are also eligible for the exam, provided they furnish the proof of having met the minimum eligibility criteria by 20 August 2020.

HBSAT 2020 Admit Card 

The HBSAT 2020 Admit will be available on the official website. Candidates are advised to go through the given below section to get complete details regarding HBSAT Hall ticket:
  • The GITAM university would be issuing the Admit Card by the second week of March 2020 on the candidate's registered email id.
  • The Admit Card will have basic details of the candidate such as candidate name, address, seat number, centre etc.
  • Candidates must carry a print out of the admit card along with valid ID proof.

HBSAT 2020 Test Centre

Candidates should check the following list of HBSAT 2020 test centre for examination:

  • Vijayawada
  • Tirupati
  • Chennai
  • Bengaluru
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kozhikode
  • Kolkata
  • Ranchi
  • Patna
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Raipur
  • New Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Nagpur
  • Ahmedabad
  • Guwahati

HBSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The Applicants need to have an idea about the exam pattern which would enable them to have an idea of the question paper and the marking scheme etc. The HBSAT 2020 exam pattern is given hereby:
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Duration90 Minutes (1Hours 30 Minutes)
Type of Question

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

Number of Questions100
Total Marks100
Section 5
Marking Scheme+1 mark for each correct answer and there is no negative marking
Check the section-wise number of questions and marks distribution for the examination given below in the table:
SectionNumber of QuestionMarks
Mathematical ability2020
Data sufficiency2020
Communication & Business Aptitude2020

HBSAT 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check the HBSAT 2019 Syllabus in the given mentioned list:

Reasoning Syllabus:
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Number series
  • Letter Series
  • Series Missing Numbers
  • Odd one out
  • Blood Relation
  • Clock
  • Matrix
  • Cubes
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction and Distance test
  • Ranking Tests
  • Sitting/Linear/Matrix Arrangements
  • Mathematical Puzzles
  • Venn Diagram
Syllabus of Mathematics
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount
  • Percentage
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Partnership
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Averages
  • Age
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  • Compound interest
  • Relative speed
  • Simple Interest
  • Algebra
Data Interpretation Syllabus of HBSAT
  • Interpretations of data
  • Data Sufficiency
Communication & Business Aptitude
  • Strong & Weak Arguments
  • Statements Assumptions
  • Statements & Inferences
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Analogies
  • Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  • Syllogism
  • Logical Deduction
  • Course of Action
  • Causes and Effects
Syllabus for English
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence­ Jumble
  • Grammar
  • Sentence completion
  • Word Usage
  • Synonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Cloze Test
  • Antonym
  • Analogy
  • Homophones
  • Confusable
  • Migratory Words
  • Phrasal Verbs

HBSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

The Preparation Tips are listed below by the experts and are targeted for the Candidates planning to look for some guidance and moral support for their preparation which might help them in scoring good in the examination:

  • Candidates are requested to go through the Syllabus first of all the things and before even starting their preparation, they must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors.
  • Make notes of everything, put tags and sticky notes.
  • Daily revision is an essential aspect as what candidate studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
  • Make stronger points even better and work on weak points as well.

HBSAT 2020 Result

HBSAT result 2020 will be declared on the official website of conducting authority. The result will consist of the name of the qualified candidates who will go for counselling.
  • The university will publish the separate list of the selected candidates applying through CAT/MAT/GMAT/XAT/NMAT/ATMA score.
  • All the selected candidates will get the information about their selection through an admission letter which will be sent to their registered email id.
  • Candidates also get information about the result declaration via SMS on the mobile number.

 HBSAT 2020 Counselling 

 The details about HBSAT 2020 Counselling are provided in this section:
  • HBSAT counselling will start from the second week of April 2020.
  • Applicants will be notified about the counselling for admission through email sent by GITAM University in the form of admission letter.
  • The candidates qualifying the written test will go for HBSAT Counselling.
  • The candidates will be allotted seats based on the rank they will get in the exam, the course is chosen by the candidate and the total number of available seats
At the time of counselling, candidates must carry their original documents and their scanned copy along with the admission letter.
  • Admit Card
  • Original birth certificate
  • 10+2 marks sheet
  • 10+2 passing certificate
  • 10 marks sheet
  • Diploma marks sheet and certificate
  • SC/St/OBC certificate
  • Residential certificate

HBSAT 2020 Highlight

Candidates can check the basic information fo HBSAT 2020 exam in the given mentioned table:

Exam NameHBSAT 2020
Full NameHyderabad Business School Admission Test 2020
Conducted BodyGITAM (Gitam Institute of Technology and Management)
LevelUniversity Level
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Official Websitehttps://www.gitam.edu
Exam Aimto offer admission in MBA course

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Gitam Institute of Technology and Management

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, popularly known as GITAM, was founded in 1980 by an inspired group of eminent intellectuals and industrialists of Andhra Pradesh led by M. V. V. S. Murthi, former Member of Parliament and popular philanthropist.

The vision of MAHATMA, the Father of the Nation was to see India as a socially and economically resurgent country and he looked upon education as an important means to achieve this goal. Gandhiji’s view of education was not narrow or sectarian.

To impart futuristic and comprehensive education of global standards with a high sense of discipline and social relevance in a serene and invigorating environment.

To achieve global standards and excellence in teaching, research, and consultancy by creating an environment in which the faculty and students share a passion for creating, sharing and applying knowledge to continuously improve the quality of education.

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HBSAT Important Dates

HBSAT 2020 Form Date14 Dec - 06 Jun 2020 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading Date01 Jan - 31 Jan 2020 (Tentative)
HBSAT 2020 Exam Date14 Dec, 25 Jan 2020
Result Date01 Mar - 31 Mar 2020 (Tentative)

Hyderabad Business School Admission Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


2Business Aptitude Test20120
4Local Reasoning20120
5Data Sufficiency20120


Form Start Date:

14 Dec 2019

Form End Date:

06 Jun 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 06 Jun 2020
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