IIFT 2019 Exam

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About IIFT 2019

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) conducts an entrance exam every year in offline mode for candidates interested in pursuing its flagship programme -  Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB). IIFT has institutes at two locations - Delhi and Kolkata. Its flagship programme is the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB). IIFT stands alone among the top B-schools of India to offer a programme in MBA in International Business. IIFT Delhi is one of the top b-schools in north India region.

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IIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

IIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria is specified by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, which is also the conducting authority of IIFT. Candidates who wish to appear for IIFT exam must ensure that they fulfill the IIFT eligibility criteria. Candidates failing to meet the eligibility criteria of IIFT are not allowed to take the exam. 

Conducted on a national-level, IIFT exam is a gateway for aspirants to get admission in the two-year MBA course (full-time) in International Business offered at IIFT Delhi or IIFT Kolkata. As per the IIFT eligibility criteria, prescribed by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, there is no age limit to appear for IIFT exam, however, one of the basic requirements to become eligible for taking IIFT exam, is to attain at least 50% marks in Graduation, which should be a minimum of 3 years. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply for IIFT, however, such candidates are given provisional admission and they are required to submit all the necessary documents later on. Apart from this, there are other eligibility conditions that must be fulfilled by the candidates before applying for IIFT entrance exam.

Candidates must note that the IIFT eligibility criteria is the same for both IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata campuses. Before applying for IIFT, candidates must read the eligibility criteria carefully. Candidates failing to meet the prescribed criteria for eligibility can get disqualified at any stage of the admission process.

Eligibility Criteria Category-Wise

Following are some of the requirements that candidates must in order to become eligible for taking the IIFT exam:

For General/SC/ST/OBC/PH

  • There is no age bar for the applicants of IIFT 2019.

  • Candidates falling in the General Category must have completed their Graduation from a recognised university/institute, with at least 50% marks in Graduation (minimum of 3 years).

  • For Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe ST)/ Physically challenged (PWD) candidates, minimum of 45% marks are required in the total aggregate of their graduate degree.

  • Candidates who are in their final year of graduation can also apply for IIFT 2019. In such a case candidates will have to produce relevant documents supporting their present semester or result awaited status as of 7th October 2019.

  • It is very important for the aspirants of IIFT 2019 to know that if due to any means they failed to produce documents related to their graduation degree, then their eligibility will also fail, restricting them to participate in the Entrance Exam of IIFT 2019.

  • Candidates who did not pass in Graduation are also not eligible for the IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam.

For Foreign National and NRI

  • A Foreign National and/or NRI candidate must first need to be a resident of a foreign land outside India for more than 18 months if they wish to apply for the IIFT Entrance Exam 2019.

  • GMAT score card is also a mandatory document in order to become eligible for the IIFT test. Candidates are asked to send their GMAT score card to the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) latest by 15th February 2019.

  • Aspirants with GMAT marksheet dated before 1st January 2017 will not be considered as eligible for IIFT 2019.

  • Candidates who have been sponsered in any way will also fail to be eligible for the IIFT 2019 exam.

  • For Indian Nationals working, living, or studying abroad a certificate issued by the High Commission / Indian Embassy / Consulate of the Candidates present Country, stating that the candidate has been a resident of that country for not less than 18 months until 31st December 2018.

  • A valid passport or travel document is a must for the candidates of Foreign nationality.

  • Candidates who have already appeared for MBA Entrance Exams like XAT, CAT, IIFT, CMAT, NMAT, etc. are not allowed to sit for IIFT 2019 examination.

Important Information:

  • The prescribed IIFT eligibility criteria will be the same for all the categories, i.e. for General, Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates.
  • Candidates of any age can apply for IIFT 2019. There is no age limitation prescribed by the conducting body as such.
  • After checking the IIFT 2019 eligibility criteria carefully, candidates should start filling IIFT application form.
  • Candidates should note that verification of candidates’ eligibility can be done at any point in time. Failing to meet IIFT MBA eligibility criteria 2019 will lead to the cancellation of candidates' admission.
  • It must be noted that the IIFT conducting authority reserves all the rights to cancel the admission of any candidate who fails to satisfy eligibility norms at any point in time.

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IIFT 2019 Syllabus

Knowing IIFT syllabus in advance is the first step to start preparing for the entrance exam. Every year, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) conducts this exam for all MBA aspirants willing to pursue International Business Management course offered at both IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata. In order to be shortlisted, candidates have to perform well in Written test (WT), Group Discussion (GD), Essay Writing and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. 

IIFT syllabus determines subject-wise topics that must be thoroughly studied by the candidates to qualify the entrance exam. Questions from various sections such as Quantitative Ability, Logical Ability and Data Interpretation, General Knowledge and Awareness as well as English Grammar and Comprehension are asked in the IIFT question paper. Having a detailed knowledge of the overall exam syllabus of IIFT will not only assist the candidates in scoring well in the entrance exam, but will also improve their subject knowledge. By going through the IIFT exam syllabus, candidates can identify difficult sections in the exam that require ample amount of time to study, so that more time can be devoted to such topics. Therefore, candidates preparing for IIFT 2018 must have a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of IIFT 2018 syllabus. Candidates may also check the difference between the syllabus of IIFT and other MBA entrance exams here.

IIFT Section-wise Syllabus:

A thorough understanding of the entire syllabus is a must to prepare for IIFT entrance exam. Below is the section-wise syllabus of IIFT as well as the weightage of each section.

Quantitative Ability Section (Weightage - 20%)

This section judges the Mathematical Ability of the candidates in the IIFT exam. The IIFT exam question paper has questions about various topics such as:

Percentages

Number System

Geometry

Profit & Loss

Ratios and Proportion

Arithmetic progression

Averages

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Mensuration

Indices & Surds

Time & Work

Probability

Heights & Distance

Permutation & Combination

Time & Distance

Arithmetic mean

Maxima & Minima Progression

Trigonometry

Binomial Expansion

Venn Diagram

HCF and LCM

Median and Mode

Pipes and Cisterns

Clocks

Co-ordinate geometry

Vectors

Logarithm

Fraction and Decimals

Logical Ability and Data Interpretation Section (Weightage - 36.5%)

This section tests candidates' logical and interpretational skills. Objective questions are asked from this section. Below mentioned topics are covered in this section:

Assumption-Premise-Conclusion Coding-Decoding Statements and conclusions Critical reasoning
Family tree problem Matrix arrangements Series & Analysis Decision Making
Assertion and reasons Input & Output Visual Reasoning Directions
Seating Identifying valid inferences Series Linear word formation
Puzzles Data Structures Alphabetical Series Cause and Effect
Tables Bar Graph and Line Graph Pie Chart  

General Knowledge and Awareness Section (Weightage - 14%)

Questions from diverse topics are asked in this particular section. General Knowledge and Awareness section tests candidates knowledge of:

Current Affairs and Events Culture Geography Countries
Sports History Awards & Honors Economics and trade
Famous Personalities Politics Languages and Literature Science
Inventions & Discoveries Indian Constitution Currencies  

English Grammar and Comprehension Section (Weightage - 31%)

English Grammar and Comprehension section tests candidates language and comprehension skills. Below are the topics from which questions are asked in the exam:

Grammar Jumbled words Synonyms and Antonyms Comprehension of passage
Verbal Logic and Reasoning Analogies Syllogisms Error Detection
Contextual usage PhrasesProverbs Proverbs Spellings
Odd word out Punctuation Sentence completion and correction Idioms

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is based on last year's data. An official notification regarding IIFT 2019 is yet to be released.

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IIFT 2019 Exam Pattern

Having knowledge about IIFT exam pattern is the first step towards IIFT exam preparation. The conducting authority, i.e. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) determines the exam pattern of IIFT entrance exam. According to the paper pattern of IIFT, the test is held in the paper-pencil mode for all MBA-IB aspirants. In order to appear for IIFT entrance exam, candidates must be aware of its exam pattern. 

Before registering for the IIFT entrance exam, candidates must have familiarity with IIFT exam pattern. As per the specifications laid by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT exam has multiple-type of questions. Candidates have to mark the most appropriate response from the four choices available. IIFT is conducted within 2 hours, therefore candidates must manage their time accordingly to complete the entrance exam.

The most distinct feature of IIFT exam pattern is the differential marking scheme. The allocated marks of each section of the IIFT question paper will differ from section to section. Additionally, negative marking of each section also differs from each other. For the better understanding of the questions asked in IIFT, candidates must have a brief idea about IIFT exam pattern. With the help of IIFT exam pattern, candidates will get to know about the exam duration, paper format, weightage of marks and negative marking of IIFT exam. You can also read in detail about the IIFT selection criteria here.

Important Features of IIFT Exam Pattern

Before appearing for IIFT, candidates must read the below mentioned IIFT exam pattern prescribed by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT).

  • IIFT exam is conducted in paper-pencil mode.
  • The total duration of IIFT exam is two hours (120 minutes).
  • The exam is based on section-wise format, consisting of six sections including English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Objective/Multiple type of questions will be asked in IIFT 2019 entrance exam, wherein candidates need to choose only one appropriate answer from the four choices.
  • The marks distribution of each section in IIFT 2019 exam differs from each other.
  • There is a different negative marking scheme for each section in the IIFT exam. 1/3 of the marks are deducted for every wrong answer.

Sections in IIFT:

The following table list the total number of sections in IIFT 2018.

Sections

English Grammar

Vocabulary and Comprehension

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Logical Reasoning

Data Interpretation

Quantitative Analysis

IIFT Marking Scheme

In IIFT, the marking scheme of each section differs section-wise. The below table shows the different marking scheme of each section and the total number of questions in the IIFT 2019 exam. The total number of questions for IIFT 2019 examination has not yet been published by the exam conducting authority. However, candidates may consider IIFT 2018 exam pattern to start off with their preparation for the 2019-2021 session of IIFT. Keeping IIFT 2018 in mind, there will be a total of 123 questions in the exam which must be attempted by the candidates. 

Note: There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for every wrong answer.

Section No. of Questions Marks per Question

Data Interpretation (DI)

22 0.75

Quantitative Ability (QA)

20 1

Logical Reasoning (LR)

20 1

Reading Comprehension (RC)

16 1

Verbal Ability (VA)

20 0.75

General Awareness (GA)

25 0.5
Total 123 100

IIFT Exam Duration

As prescribed by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT exam will be conducted within two hours (120 minutes). During this time frame, candidates will have to complete the questions asked in the exam.

IIFT Question Paper

IIFT question paper will be objective in nature i.e. it will have multiple choice type of questions. While appearing for IIFT 2019, candidates will have to choose one option from the four options available.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is based on last year's data. An official notification regarding IIFT 2019 is yet to be released.

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IIFT 2019 Paper Analysis

Once IIFT entrance exam 2019 will be conducted on December 2, 2018, CollegeDekho will provide you a detailed analysis of IIFT paper. As part of the analysis, we will give you an insight into the section-wise as well overall difficulty level of the paper. Not only this, you will be given complete information on the no. of questions asked in every section as well topics under each section.

IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

The IIFT entrance exam was conducted successfully on December 3, 2017 between 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. As per information available on the official website of Career Launcher, students were in for a surprise with the former 4 sections of IIFT paper segregating into 6 separate sections. Previously, candidates had the luxury to choose to perform either in Data Interpretation (DI) or Logical Reasoning (LR). In the same way, candidates could choose to focus only on English Usage (EU) or Reading Comprehension (RC). However, students have not been given this luxury this year. Candidates were required to perform across all 6 sections in order to clear sectional cut-offs.

As far as different sections are concerned, RC, Quantitative Ability (QA), DI and LR were quite similar to that of last year's paper. On the other hand, General Awareness (GA) turned out be tougher as compared to the previous year. English Usage (EU) seemed the toughest nut to crack this year, therefore command over English usage and Vocabulary was necessary to perform well in the exam.

Overall, the cut-offs for General should be around 38-40, OBC should be around 33-35, SC should be around 28-30 and ST should be around 20-22. IIFT 2018 entrance exam was conducted across 20 cities in a single session. Over 50,000 aspirants appeared for the exam this year.

The IIFT exam had objective type questions. Candidates were given multiple options, out of which they had to pick the correct response. The total number of questions in the IIFT question paper decreased from last year's 123 to 114 this year. Candidates were given marks out of 100. The two-hour exam also had negative marking for wrong answers.

IIFT 2018 Exam Structure:

Section No. of Questions Marks Per Question Total Negative Marks
Section-I 20 (Questions 01-20) 1 20 0.33
Section-2 20 (Questions 21 to 40) 0.75 15 0.25
Section-3 18 (Questions 41-58) 0.5 9 0.17
Section-4 20 (Questions 59-78) 1 20 0.33
Section 5 16 (Questions 79-94) 1 16 0.33
Section 6 20 (questions 95-114) 1 20 0.33
Total 114   100  

IIFT 2018 Exam Section-wise Analysis

Section 1: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension: The difficulty level of this section was moderate.

Part 1 Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Part 1: Read Comprehension Passage 1: Manufacturing sector vs. Service sector 4 Easy
Passage 2: Reverse innovation by PepsiCo. 4 Easy
Passage 3: Female participation in labour force 4 Easy
Passage 4: SLAM in robotics 4 Easy
Part 2: English Usage Word meaning 4 Moderate
Antonyms2 2 Easy
Etymology 3 Difficult
Spelling 2 Moderate
Cloze Test 4 Moderate
Sentence Jumble 2 Easy
Idioms 3 Moderate

Section 2: Quantitative Ability: The difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Arithmetic 3 Easy to Moderate
Algebra 7 Easy
Geometry, Mensuration and Trigonometry 3 Easy
P&C and Probability 5 Easy
Set theory 1 Easy
Numbers 1 Easy
Total  22

Section 3: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation: There were tricky questions in the Logical Reasoning section and Data Interpretation had calculative questions. Overall, it turned out to be a Difficult section.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Grouping and arrangement 10 Easy to Moderate
Analogy 04 Easy to Moderate
Series 02 Easy to Moderate
Blood Relation 04 Easy
Syllogism 2 Easy
Table (calculation based) 10 Moderate
Bar Graph 10 Moderate
Total 42

Section 4: General Knowledge: The difficulty level of this section was moderate. It mostly had questions based on Finance.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Current Affairs 6 Moderate
Business and Economy 7 Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate
History 1 Moderate
Geography 1 Moderate
Polity 1 Moderate
Science 1 Moderate
Sports 2 Moderate
Awards and honors 0 Moderate
Books 1 Moderate
Total 25

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How to Prepare for IIFT 2019

Exam preparation for IIFT is essential for all the candidates who are aiming to crack the examination this year. Conducted by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), IIFT entrance exam is a gateway for all the MBA aspirants to get admission in its flagship course in Masters of Business Administration-International Business (MBA-IB) offered at two campuses - IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata.

In order to get good scores in IIFT exam, candidates must start their exam preparation well in advance and must make sure to cover maximum topics mentioned in the IIFT syllabus. Conducted in paper and pencil mode, IIFT entrance exam involves differential marking, therefore, while preparing for IIFT exam, candidates must plan their exam strategy accordingly to increase the overall scores in the exam.

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General Tips and Tricks to Crack IIFT 2019

Create a Proper Study Plan for IIFT Exam:

While preparing for IIFT entrance exam, candidates must first formulate a proper study plan for themselves which they can follow easily till the exam date. It is often observed that candidates usually make a study plan, but fail to execute it. Execution of the plan is equally important as creating one. So, candidates must try to create a plan which can be successfully executed by them.

Read IIFT Exam Questions Cautiously:

As per the exam pattern of IIFT, the question paper of the entrance test will be in multiple-choice (MCQ) format, wherein candidates will have to choose one appropriate answer. In such cases, certain questions will have twisted options to confuse the candidates in the exam, however, candidates are advised to read the questions carefully and with a great concentration to make an appropriate choice out of the multiple options available.

Plan Your IIFT Exam Strategy:

Planning your IIFT exam strategy is one of a major factor while doing exam preparation. Candidates must plan their IIFT exam strategy in such a way that it proves beneficial for them during exam time. One of the best ways to make IIFT exam strategy is to focus more on the topics having maximum weightage of marks, as IIFT follows a different marking scheme for every section. By following this exam strategy, candidates may increase their chances to get maximum scores in the IIFT exam.

Brush Up Your General Knowledge:

Candidates preparing for IIFT must target to improve their General Knowledge and Awareness. IIFT question paper comprises of General Knowledge section which aims to test candidates overall knowledge of current affairs. Questions related to business, books, and authors, science, economic news and corporate news, brand taglines, world records, history, etc. are asked, therefore, candidates must view news channels and read newspapers to keep themselves updated every now and then.

Increase Your Speed and Accuracy:

Working on speed and accuracy is important for all the entrance exams. During exam preparation, candidates must focus to improve their speed as well as their accuracy to solve the MCQs. To build up the speed, candidates are advised to solve as many mock tests as they can. Mock tests will help the candidates to monitor their progress in every attempt. Along with the speed, candidates must also focus on maintaining their accuracy to the solve questions. Accuracy will ultimately add up the total scores of the candidates in IIFT exam.

Never Forget to Revise:

Revision is an important factor, which requires a lot of attention during exam preparation. Candidates studying for IIFT must always keep on revising the topics of their study. The continuous revision will not only brush up the key concepts but will also sharpen the memory of the candidates. So, to perform better and score more in IIFT, candidates must not forget to revise their subjects of study properly.

Cracking the IIFT exam will be a gateway to admissions in one of the top MBA colleges in the country. Not only do IIFT placements and salary packages are known to get better year after year, but also the experience of studying at a b-school as recognized as IIFT is a unique one!

In addition, take a look at our Detailed IIFT 2018 Paper Analysis!

Subject-Wise Preparation for IIFT 2019

Preparation for the different subjects of IIFT 2019 must be done in different manners considering the fact that all subjects are different and require different pattern for studying each topic. Let’s check out few points that must be kept in mind while preparing these subjects for IIFT 2019.

English Grammar and Comprehension

Attempting and answering questions of this section must not take more than 35 minutes. It is advisable to keep at least 5 minutes for revision. Preparation for English Grammar and Comprehension can be mastered with a good knowledge of this subject. All you need to do is to know the Grammatical portions well. The first step to mark a strong hold on this subject is to go through good grammar books that help you to understand the roots of the English language in a better and precise manner. Books of junior classes like 6th or 7th standard will help you in strengthening the roots of English. These grammar books also consist of dedicated portions of Synonyms and Antonyms that covers sectional marks as a sub-topic in IIFT 2019.

Apart from grammar books, you can also read good articles and English journals that will help you build good language and extract good words. Remember to check out the meanings of the new words that you read through these articles and journals. The editorial section of the English newspapers can also serve to be helpful in this context.

For Comprehension passages, you can rely on Sample Papers and Previous Years’ Question Papers which will give you an idea of the what exactly is to be done in these passages. Practising these papers will help you in comprehending the comprehension passage in the main exam with an ease. It will also help you to manage your time for this section.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

This section must be completed in not more than 20 minutes. It is a section that can be conquered with knowledge about what’s happening around you. You must read newspapers on a daily basis to be aware of the latest news. You can also take special edition papers that deals with the burning topics in a more clear and detailed way. Try not to miss the prime time news shows on your favourite news channel. While going through the newspaper or news channel remember to jot down the topics that are more discussed and judgment of which will affect a larger section of the society.

There are a number of Current Affairs and GK books available in the market. Reading these books will also serve the purpose of acquiring knowledge from different sections and strata of society. Get hold of few best books for GK and Current Affairs so that you may be able to read about every current situation around the globe.

You can also follow previous years’ question papers to know about the trend being followed in the questions. Look for the type of questions and type of section or sector the questions are coming from. Once you figure out this, you will be able to focus more on that particular section.

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

20 minutes each can be devoted to Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation sections of IIFT 2019. Experts advise keeping a few minutes to cross-check the answers filled in before switching to the next section. To start working on this section you must first understand the meaning and scope of the subject matter and start with the problems. Understand the procedure involved in solving the questions in this section. Make a strong hold on the formulas and tricks used to procure right answers. Memorize these formulas and work on them after completing each chapter on a daily basis. Remember the more you work on the formulas, the quicker you will be with the questions.

For this, you take help from your teachers or seniors or the ones who have successfully passed IIFT with a good score. Apart from these you can also switch to some good and reputed Coaching Center of your surrounding. These coaching centres focus mainly on teaching the topics in detail so that grasping formulas becomes easy. These centres will also help you to understand the numeric terms and expressions used in the questions of Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. The coaching centres will help you in gaining conceptual clarity of the Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation chapters.

Quantitative Analysis

Ideally not more than 20 minutes must be given to solve the questions of Quantitative Analysis. The best way to answer the maximum number questions of this section is to start with simple and easy questions first and then picking the hard ones. While preparing for Quantitative Analysis chapters, remember to memorize the Mathematical formulas that are required to solve the questions of Quant. Know your Maths well and you can master this section of IIFT 2019. Make a list of all the Mathematical formulas and revise them every day in order to memorize them and keep them handy at the time of problem-solving.

Practising Mock Test Papers will be a good support system for the preparation strategy of Quantitative Analysis. Solve as many Mock tests as you can and try to solve them without taking help from books. While attempting Mock test series remember to keep a stopwatch or timer, so that, you may keep a track of the time taken to solve the entire section or a particular part of the section. This will help you in managing your time and being quick with the questions at the main time of examination. It will also help you in identifying your weak areas of Quantitative Analysis. Once you figure out the weak section you can work more on it and make it strong so that you may attempt it on the main exam day.

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IIFT 2019 Result

IIFT 2019 Result will be released once the entrance exam is over. The IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam is about to be conducted on 2nd December 2018 and the result is expected to release in the first week of January 2019. The IIFT 2019 Result display the list of shortlisted candidates. Candidates can get their result on the official website of IIFT by login in with the required credentials and pre-set password. IIFT releases a merit list based on the marks scored by each candidate. Once the results are out, a final selection list (after conducting other admission rounds) is prepared for IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campuses. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will be responsible for the commencement of the written examination and for the declaration of the result along with the cut-off marks and list of selected candidates eligible for admission.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a leading business school of India, which conducts an entrance exam for thousands of aspirants who wish to take admission in its International Business Management course and Strategy courses. With a good score in IIFT entrance exam, applicants can seek admission in the IIFT campuses and make way for good job opportunities after MBA course.

Note: IIFT does not send any hard copy of the IIFT scorecard to the candidates’ registered address. After the announcement of IIFT result, candidates must visit the official website of IIFT to check the results.

IIFT 2019 Result – Important Dates

Events

Dates

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2018

IIFT 2019 Result Date

1st Week of January 2019

Selection Procedure Starts from

3rd Week of January 2019

Result of the Final Selection

February 2019

Steps to Check IIFT 2019 Result/Scorecard

  • Go to the official website of IIFT.

  • Click on the ‘Home’ page of the website.

  • Under the Important Notice section you will see the link for the IIFT 2019 Result.

  • Click on the link given. You will now be redirected a new page.

  • Enter the asked credentials in the blocks given and then click on the submit button.

  • The Result of IIFT 2019 will be displayed on the screen.

  • View and download the page and take a printout of it.

  • Get 2-3 photocopies of the printout for future references.

Details on IIFT 2019 Scorecard

The scorecard or result is a vital document that must be handled well by the applicants. It has got details about the exam conducted and marks scored by the examinee in the exam along with the details of that examinee. Candidates must check their scorecard before they download it. Given below is a list of important details that must be checked on the scorecard or the result.

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Application Number

  • Roll Number Issued

  • Date of Birth of the Candidate

  • Score Section-Wise

  • Total Score Obtained in IIFT 2019

  • Cut-Off Section-Wise

Important Facts About IIFT 2019 Result

  • IIFT 2019 Result will be declared after the written examination is over. Candidates must check the result on the official website of IIFT.

  • Result announced by IIFT is not the final score that will allow candidates to take admission in IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata.

  • The final selection will comprise the marks scored by the candidates in the written examination along with the marks of Selection Procedures comprising of Group Discussion (GD), Writing Skill Assessment and Personal Interview (PI).

  • The result of IIFT 2019 will be subject to the approval of the exam conducting authority. Any changes, misprint or error noted in the result must be reported to the concerned authority without any delays.

  • After the announcement of the Result, a Cut-Off list will also be released on the date specified by IIFT.

Post IIFT 2019 Result Declaration

Once the IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam is over, the concerned authorities will release the IIFT Result 2019. After the declaration of the result, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will announce the cut-off list for the candidates eligible for the selection procedure. After shortlisting the candidates, the Selection Process will start. The Selection Process will then consist of three rounds to extract the best applicants for the admission into the two branches of IIFT. These round include Group Discussion (GD), Writing Skill Assessment and Personal Interview (PI). With this, the IIFT 2019-2021 session will start with the best-shortlisted candidates.

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IIFT 2019 Selection Process

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) entrance examination is conducted every year for admission to the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB) programme offered by the institution. The exam will be conducted through offline mode on 2nd December 2018. After the declaration of the IIFT 2019 Result and exam conducting authority will release a cut off list. This IIFT 2019 Cut-Off list will decide the candidates who will be eligible to sit for the next process towards admission. The IIFT 2019 Selection Process will then start to carve out the best candidates eligible for taking admission in IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata.

The Selection Process of IIFT 2019 is no different from any other management institutes’ selection process. It comprises of three stages or rounds mainly comprising of Group Discussion (GD), Writing Skill Assessment and Personal Interview (PI). Each stage or round has been planned differently in order to test different skills, understanding and IQ level of the candidates who have successfully made to the Selection Procedure level. Details about the three stages have been clearly explained in the paragraphs below.

Candidates must keep in mind that if they want to take admission in IIFT Delhi or IIFT Kolkata, they will have to clear these rounds and land on to the final admission list. To do so preparation is a must, for this candidates can go through the How to Prepare Section and check out the tips and tricks that can be used to clear all the stages and rounds of IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam.

IIFT 2019 Selection Process Important Dates

Events

Dates

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2018

IIFT 2019 Result

1st Week of January 2019

Release of the Cut-Off

3rd Week of January 2019

Selection Process Starting From

1st Week of February 2019

Selection Process Ending On

March 2019

IIFT 2019 Selection Procedure – Stages

Writing Skill Assessment

  • This is the first step of the Selection Procedure of IIFT 2019. The ones who mark their place in the cut-off list of IIFT 2019 will be eligible to sit for this round.

  • The round has been planned to check the writing skills of the candidates. To see the approach of the candidates towards a particular topic along with their critical analysis is also a thing that gets examined in the Writing Skill Assessment round.

  • The topic will be given on the spot, and the candidates will be told to complete the essay within the stipulated time.

  • The topic and the time duration will be set by the admission selection authorities of the IIFT and any query regarding the round must be brought up to the authority without delays.

  • The topic for the Writing Skill Assessment can come from the various sectors including Politics, Management, Business, Corporate World, Indian Economy or the Scenario of Economy around the Globe, Sports, Media and Communication, Social Reforms and the Society, Law and Amendments, Aspiring Leaders and their Achievements, etc.

  • After the completion of this round and declaration of the result, selected candidates will be sent for the next round Selection Procedure.

Group Discussion (GD)

  • The second step of the Selection Process is the Group Discussion (GD) round. Candidates who clear the writing skill assessment round will be eligible to sit for the GD round organised by IIFT.

  • The motive for this round is to test the thinking capabilities and knowledge of the candidates. They are also judged on their way of speaking and debating skills during the discussion.

  • The topics for the round can emerge from any of the prominent subjects mostly including Economics, Management, Business, Politics, Science and Technology, Media and Mass Communication, Law, Sports, Literature, etc.

  • Selected candidates sit in groups to discuss on topics given to them. Once the topic for the discussion is given to the candidates, then they are allotted with the preparation time for the Group Discussion.

  • During this preparation time, candidates prepare their points of discussion that can help them hit good marks in the GD round.

  • Candidates are sent in for the GD round in group of 7-8 members.

  • The round then starts with the discussion, now the trick that candidates can use here is to counter question on the points being put forth by the other candidates. The only thing to keep in mind is that, the points used must be valid and correct.

  • Considering the factors of GD round and the performance of the candidates, the result is announced. Candidates selected in this round will be able to sit for the next round of Selection Procedure.

Personal Interview (PI)

  • This is technically the final round of the Selection Process of IIFT 2019. Candidates clearing the Group Discussion round will be able to sit for the interview session organised by IIFT.

  • As the name suggests, the round is about interviewing candidates on a personal one to one level.

  • Each candidate gets a time to sit for the Personal Interview session. A panel of judges ask different questions to the candidate and examine their answers on terms decided by these judges.

  • The main aim to organize this round is to understand the mental level of the candidates and to judge their understanding towards the course they are about to opt for along with their interest in the subject-matter.

  • The questions asked by the judges can be anything from any field or personal life of the candidate. Therefore, the candidates must be ready to answer the different questions with confidence and smartness.

  • Once the round of interviews gets over, the result will be declared, finalizing the list of the candidates for the round of admission into the two branches of the IIFT.

Note:

  • The GD & PI will take place in the month of February at various cities including Mumbai, Lucknow, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru.

  • The shortlisted candidates have to submit Statement of Purpose (SoP) which is considered as a significant criterion for the selection procedure at IIFT.

  • Initially, with the start of the Selection Procedure the candidates will have to pay the requisite fee.

  • Later, the candidates can choose campuses (either New Delhi or Kolkata).

  • Based on the choices made by the candidates, seat allotment is done. However, the candidates who get good selected in the Selection Process of IIFT entrance examination will be given first preference during the seat allotment.

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IIFT 2019 Cut-Off

The IIFT 2019 Cut-off marks will be released after the announcement of the IIFT 2019 Result. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will release the cut-off marks on its official website for the IIFT qualified candidates. The cut-off marks will determine the candidates’ position and scope of getting admission in the two identifiable campuses of IIFT offering Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Business (IB).

Cut-off marks of IIFT 2019 is the minimum score that the candidates must secure in order to be eligible for taking admission in IIFT Delhi or IIFT Kolkata for MBA in International Business. Aspirants must strive hard to secure a position in the cut-off marks list. Candidates must know that their selection to any of the two IIFT campuses will be based on the marks they score in the IIFT 2019 Written Exam combined with the marks of Essay Writing, Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

The IIFT 2019 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 2nd December 2019 followed by the release of the IIFT Result in the month of January 2019 on its official website. Once the IIFT 2019 cut-off is released, the IIFT selection process for MBA (IB) admissions will commence.

IIFT 2019 Cut-Off Important Dates

The following table indicates the tentative dates scheduled for the release of the cut-off list.

Events

Dates

Exam Date

2nd December 2018

Result Declaration

First Week of January 2019

Cut-off Release

Third Week of January 2019

Steps to Check IIFT 2019 Cut-Off

  • Go to the official website of IIFT.

  • Go to the 'Home' page of the official website.

  • Go to the ‘Important Links’ given at the left side of the homepage.

  • Search for the link denoting cut-off marks and click on it.

  • You will be redirected to a new page for login details.

  • Fill in the credentials and login to the official website.

  • Once you have successfully logged in, a new page with the cut-off marks will appear.

  • Save and take a print out of it for future references.

Factors Determining IIFT 2019 Cut-off

It is important for candidates to understand that the cut-off marks are based on parameters that must be kept in mind by the appearing candidates. In order to score marks ranging in the cut-off list, candidates should work hard and should also be aware of the factors deciding the cut-offs. Following are the factors determining IIFT 2019 Cut-off:

  • Difficulty level of the examination

  • Total number of candidates appearing for IIFT 2019

  • Total number of candidates qualifying the IIFT 2019

  • Total number of seats available

  • Rankings of IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata

Expected IIFT 2019 Sectional Cut-Offs

Sections

Total Marks

Cut-Off (Tentative)

Data Interpretation (DI)

16.5

0.25

Quantitative Ability (QA)

20

3.01

Logical Reasoning (LR)

20

5.67

Reading Comprehension (RC)

16

2.69

Verbal Ability (VA)

15

3.35

General Awareness (GA)

12.5

0.82

Total

100

15.79

Note: The cut-off marks are tentative and based on the previous years’ IIFT Cut-offs.

Expected IIFT 2019 Category-Wise Cut-Offs

Category

Cut-Offs (Tentative)

General

48.5

Scheduled Caste (SC)

38.5

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

27.17

Other Backward Classes – Non Creamy Layer (OBC–NCL)

43.5

Physical Handicap (PH)

28.85

Note: The cut-off marks are tentative and based on the previous years’ IIFT Cut-offs. 

Highlights of IIFT Cut-off

  • IIFT cut-off will vary category-wise.

  • Candidates who successfully meet the cut off scores will be considered for admission in management courses.

  • IIFT cut-off list will be prepared on the basis of scores in IIFT written exam.

  • Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds will be conducted for the candidates who will score either equal or more than the cut-off marks.

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Best Books for IIFT 2019

Aspirants who want to appear in the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Examination 2019, must start preparing for the examination. The exam has been scheduled to take place on 2nd December 2018. Therefore, the candidates are advised to start preparing for IIFT 2019. The first step in the preparation strategy must be to know the syllabus and pattern of IIFT 2019. Knowing the syllabus will help candidates in framing the study plan and searching for the right books that would help in understanding the vast syllabus of IIFT 2019.

Candidates must read the Best Books for IIFT 2019 that will not only help them in understanding difficult topics well but will also help them in making notes for the purpose of revision and last minute preparation. It is always recommended to go through good books for a better explanation and clear concepts.

As the examination is a national level test conducted only for the aspirants of MBA in International Business, it becomes important that the preparation for such an examination is well-planned so that the candidates may successfully clear it. To do so dealing with good books is very important as books also give an insight of the examination that the candidates are about to face.

How to Select the Best Books for IIFT

Candidates must select good books for the purpose of entrance exam preparation. In order to select the best books for IIFT 2019, candidates can look down for the pointers that will help them to dig out the books that they should read.

  • Candidates must select the book that has recently been published. It is important for candidates to check the year publication and then start studying with that book. The syllabus of IIFT keeps revising from time to time, therefore, books with the latest publication are insistently recommended by experts for the updated subject-matter and syllabus.

  • The edition of the books must also be checked while selecting the best book for IIFT 2019. Every new edition has a new addition in terms of content and practice materials. So the candidates are advised to look for the latest edition of the book for their choice.

  • For IIFT 2019, rely only on renowned authors’ books. Candidates should not go for authors they don’t know or have never heard about them. In order to study the correct content, candidates must read books from renowned authors. Experts guiding through the preparation of the examination also suggests opting for renowned authors’ books.

  • Candidates can also trust on books issued to them by the coaching centers or the training centers. The coaching centers often provide students with books and study materials in order to explain the subject-matter in a better and easy manner.

  • Books with reference materials and previous years’ question paper are also advisable for the purpose of preparation. These books can serve to be a good source for practice and revision sessions. Solving questions papers will also help candidates to know about the exam pattern and structure and in a way will help them to prepare in a productive manner.

  • Candidates must always compare the contents of two books before they start studying from any of the two books. This is especially recommended when the books taken are from authors that are so famous.

Best Books for IIFT 2019 Preparation

We have provided the list of best books for IIFT preparation as per different sections of the entrance exam.

Books for Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Section

  • Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Data Interpretation
  • Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning
  • Nishit K. Sinha's The Pearson Guide To Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning

Books for Quantitative Aptitude Section

  • Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude
  • Guha Abhijit's Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations Tips, Techniques, And Short-cut Methods
  • Nishit Sinha's The Pearson Guide To Quantitative Aptitude And Data Interpretation
  • Sarvesh K Verma's Quantum CAT
  • You may also refer to NCERT Mathematics books of Class 8 – Class 10.

Books for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Section

  • Meenakshi Upadhyay and Arun Sharma's How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  • Norman Lewis' Word Power Made Easy
  • You may read editorial sections of newspapers, journals, novels, and various other books regularly.
  • Geoffrey Leech's A Communicative Grammar of English
  • Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis' 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary
  • Nishit K. Sinha's The Pearson Guide To Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning

Books for General Awareness Section

To prepare for this section, students must stay updated with the latest news on sports, science and technology, prizes, books and authors, economy, politics etc. Students may also take help from quiz books. IIFT aspirants must read the newspapers on a daily basis.

Common Books for IIFT Preparation Books

Besides the above-mentioned books, you can go through the following:

  • Success Master – Arihant Publications
  • Study Package for IIFT – Arihant Publications
  • Target IIFT by Disha Publications
  • IIFT Mock Tests are also available in the market

Read More about Best Books for IIFT 2019

IIFT 2019 Admit Card

The IIFT 2019 Admit Cards for candidates taking IIFT entrance exam in December 2018 will be available from 16th November 2018. IIFT Entrance Exam is conducted for admission to MBA-IB (MBA in International Business) at Delhi and Kolkata campuses. To download the IIFT 2019 Admit Card, applicants must log in to the official website of IIFT. Candidates must know that the Admit Card of IIFT 2019 can be availed only through online medium and no through any other medium. Only those who submitted their applications before the deadline of 24th September 2018 would be able to access their IIFT admit cards.

The process of obtaining the IIFT 2019 Admit Card can be accomplished by entering the name and application number in the space provided. After entering the credentials candidates will be able to get their Admit Card of IIFT 2019. Once applicants have their admit cards, they must check for details printed on them. In case of any issue or discrepancy, candidates must inform the exam officials and get the errors rectified.

IIFT Admit Card replicates the information about the candidates that are eligible to sit for IIFT Entrance Exam. It is an important document, which will have information about the test takers as well as the examination. Admit Card of IIFT 2019 must be handled well without any loss or damage, as this is a document that will not only allow candidates to sit for the examination but will also be used at every stage of the selection and admission process of the candidates. On the examination day, candidates must not forget to carry their admit cards to the exam venue and produce it whenever the examiner asks for it. Those who fail to show the admit card, won’t be given the permission to sit for the exam. Read further to get more details related to IIFT Admit Card 2019 such as its downloading process, Important Instructions and mandatory documents.

IIFT Admit Card 2018 – Important Dates

Events

Dates

IIFT 2019 Admit Card Download Date

16th November 2018

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2018

IIFT 2019 Result Date

1st Week of January 2019

How to Download IIFT Admit Card 2019

  • Enter login details such as Your Name and Application No.
  • Click on the tab indicating 'Submit'.
  • IIFT 2019 Admit Card will be displayed on the system.
  • Download the 'IIFT Admit Card 2019' and take a printout on a plain A-4 sheet for future use.

Important Instructions for IIFT 2019 Admit Card:

  • Applicants must not forget to bring their IIFT Hall Ticket to the examination venue on the exam day. Without the hall ticket, they will be banned from sitting for the exam.
  • A valid Identification card (with candidate's photograph) and a coloured photograph similar to one in IIFT 2019 Admit Card, are other important documents that candidates must carry to the exam hall for examiner's verification.
  • In case of any issue in the admit card, the candidate must immediately inform the IIFT exam committee about the same and get the errors rectified.
  • Applicants who have applied under the SC/ST and PWD categories also need to bring all the necessary documents with them.
  • Physically Disabled applicants will be required to produce the attested photocopy of their valid disability certificate along with originals.

Details Mentioned on IIFT 2019 Admit Card

Candidates are asked to check for the essential details after they receive their IIFT 2019 Admit Card. The details that are to be checked have been mentioned below:

  • Name of the Applicant
  • Registration Number of the Applicant
  • Applicant's Photograph
  • Applicant's Scanned Signature
  • Name of the Test Paper
  • Test Paper Code
  • Name of the Test Centre Assigned
  • Address of the Test Centre Assigned
  • Signature of the Head of the Concerned Department

ID Documents Required with IIFT 2019 Admit Card

Check out the list of documents that can be used as ID proofs along with the IIFT 2019 admit card.

  • Government approved ID Card or certificate with photograph.

  • Passport

  • Driving License with Photograph

  • Voter ID Card

  • Aadhaar Card

  • Disability Certificate (if the candidate is differently abled).

  • PAN Card

  • Service ID Card

Discrepancy in IIFT 2019 Admit Card

Candidates are advised to go through their Admit Card once they download it successfully from the official website. If any information seems to be missing or incorrect then candidates are asked to immediately report the problem to the concerned authority without further delays. Any discrepancy reported shall come into the notice of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Exam Cell. To do so candidates can contact the concerned person or department with the help of the phone number and address given below.

Contact Details

Sr. Administrative Officer,

Gaurav Gulati – 26857908

(Direct), 26965051, 26965124, 26965300, 26966563

E.Mail Address : admissions@iift.ac.in

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How to Apply for IIFT 2019

Filling up the IIFT Application Form is the first step in the process of taking the IIFT Entrance Exam 2019. Every year, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade conducts this entrance exam on a national level. Candidates planning for the IIFT 2019 examination, must know about the application process in detail so that they may successfully fill the form and mark their appearance in the examination. The application process for IIFT 2019 has ended for the candidates of Indian origin. The candidates outside India (NRI and Foreign Nationals) can apply till 15th February 2019, as specified by IIFT. Continue reading the following information to get details regarding the process of filling the IIFT application form. You can also read about the overall MBA admission process in India here.

IIFT Application Dates 2019

The following table provides the important dates related to the application process of IIFT:

Start of IIFT 2019 Application Process

8th August 2018

End of IIFT 2019 Application Process for General/SC/ST/PWD/OBC(NCL)

24th September 2018

End of IIFT 2019 Application Process for NRI and Foreign National

15th February 2019

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2019

Procedure to Fill IIFT Application Form 2019

IIFT application form can be filled only through the online medium. For this, candidates are asked to visit the official website of IIFT and fill the form following the steps that are given below:

  • Go to the Official Website of IIFT.
  • Go to the 'Home Page'. 
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ flashed on the page.
  • A new page will open with the Application Form that is to filled in steps.
  • You will have to start with the Step 1 denoting the 'Primary Registration'.
  • Fill in the Primary Registration form with the asked credentials and click on the 'Submit' button given at the end of the form. 
  • Once you are done with the first form and submitted it successfully, you will be directed to Step 2.
  • Step 2 is the 'Academic and Personal Details' form which must be filled in correctly.
  • Click on the 'Submit' button after completing the form, to go to Step 3.
  • In Step 3 you will have to make Payment using online medium only.
  • Once the payment gateway is successfully done you can click on the submit button to go to the Step 4 of the Application Form.
  • To continue further, you must upload your scanned Photograph and Signature as asked in Step 4.
  • A final click on the Submit button and then you are done with Form Filling procedure of IIFT 2019.
  • You must not forget to keep the copy of IIFT Application form (online) for future use.

Details to be filled in the IIFT 2019 Application Form

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Candidate’s Father’s Name

  • Candidate’s Mother’s Name

  • Date of Birth of the Candidate

  • Gender of the Candidate

  • Resident (Indian or NRI or Foreign National).

  • Present and Permanent Address

  • Valid Mobile Number of the Candidate along with an Alternate Contact Number.

  • Educational background details, consisting of Degrees and Marks obtained.

  • Professional Experience (if any).

  • Valid Personal Email Address handled by the Candidate.

  • Details of the bank at the time of making payment.

  • A Password for the purpose of further logins.

  • Captcha (to prove that you are not a computer)

IIFT Application Fee 2019

Mode of Payment

Online through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

Fees for General candidates

INR 1650

Fees for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates

INR 1650

Fees for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates

INR 825

Fees for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates

INR 825

Fees for People with Disability (PWD) candidates

INR 825

Fees for Foreign National/NRI

INR 5500/ USD 85

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IIFT 2019 Answer Key

The unofficial IIFT 2019 Answer Key is released by several coaching institutes. Candidates who take the exam may download IIFT answer key to know how many questions they answered correctly. With the help of IIFT Answer Key, test takers can find out how they performed in the examination and calculate their estimated marks so that they can prepare for further admission rounds. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), which is the conducting body of the exam, does not release any official answer key of its entrance exam. IIFT entrance exam is conducted in offline mode for candidates seeking admission in Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB) programme, offered by IIFT Kolkata and IIFT Delhi respectively.

IIFT 2019 Answer Key Important Dates

Events

Dates

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2018

IIFT 2019 Answer Key

4th Week of December 2018

IIFT 2019 Result

1st Week of January 2019

Steps to Download IIFT Answer Key 2019

  • Candidates should click on the links once they are available on this page.

  • After clicking on the link, the Answer Key of IIFT will appear on the screen.

  • Answer Key of all the sets A, B, C, and D will now be available for the candidates.

  • Aspirants can download the Answer Key of IIFT 2019.

  • Once the Answer Key is downloaded, candidates can now compare their responses with the answers mentioned in the answer key.

  • Candidates are advised to save the answer key for future reference.

Marking Scheme of IIFT 2019 Answer Key

The marking scheme of IIFT 2019 answer key will help candidates to calculate the marks they might score in the IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam. It will also help them analyzing their performance in the IIFT 2019 written test and calculating their expected rank in the IIFT 2019 Cut-Off list. Candidates can refer to the details of the marking scheme given below.

Types Of Answer

Marks

For Correct Answer

Different for Each Section

For Wrong Answer

1/3rd Marks of the Allotted Marks

For No Answer

0

Section-Wise for IIFT 2019

Section

Marks per Question

Data Interpretation (DI)

0.75

Quantitative Ability (QA)

1

Logical Reasoning (LR)

1

Reading Comprehension (RC)

1

Verbal Ability (VA)

0.75

General Awareness (GA)

0.5

Total

100

Why Answer Key of IIFT 2019 is Important?

  • Candidates must keep a check of the Answer Key in order to see the correct answers of the examination they have given.

  • IIFT 2019 Answer Key will help candidates in knowing the sectional scores as per the guidelines of the exam conducting authority.

  • It will also help them in understanding the marking scheme in a better and clearer manner.

  • Answer key will help candidates in calculating the marks they might score in the written examination.

  • In a way, it will also help candidates to analyze their performance in the examination.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is based on last year's data. An official notification regarding IIFT 2019 is yet to be released.

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IIFT 2019 Mock Test

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) does not release the IIFT Mock Test for its aspirants. However, there are many unofficial sources online where mock tests are available for candidates to start practicing. Mock tests can be extremely helpful in improving the time-management skills of candidates. By taking mock tests, candidates learn to solve the maximum number of question in minimum time.

Sitting for mock tests basically helps in figuring out the time required to complete the paper or solve the maximum number of questions in the time slot allotted by the examination conducting authority. The mock tests will help candidates get a clear picture of the actual exam pattern of IIFT 2019. To know more about the structure of the paper, candidates can go through the IIFT 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

How to Access IIFT Mock Test with Solutions

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to get easy access to IIFT 2019 Mock Test.

  • Click on the link given above.

  • You will be redirected to the candidate's login page.

  • Register or login with the credentials asked.

  • After successful login, you will be redirected to the mock test page.

  • Start solving the mock test and practice as much as you can for better preparation.

Importance of IIFT Mock Test

  • The mock test helps in understanding the question paper well, which in a way helps candidates know what to expect on the actual exam day.

  • The mock test gives candidates a platform to practice with real-time experience so that time-management skills can be improved.

  • The more mock tests are practiced, the more grip candidates will have on the examination paper.

  • Practicing using mock tests will improve candidates' speed to solve the questions.

  • Taking mock tests also reduces the fear of examination.

Quick Look at IIFT Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme 2019

  • IIFT 2019 is an examination, which is conducted in offline mode (pen & paper based).

  • IIFT 2019 Syllabus consists of four sections including English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

  • There will be a total of 123 questions that are to be solved within a time span of 2 hours (120 minutes).

  • Marks allotted for all the sections will be different. However, total marks for IIFT 2019 is 100.

  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks for every wrong answer.

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IIFT Conducting Body

Established in the year 1963 by the Government of India, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is an autonomous organisation, which is constantly working on developing human resources that will help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports. The institute offers various full-time as well as part-time management courses. The institute also offers executive MBA, certificate and doctoral programmes.

IIFT 2019 Important Dates

IIFT 2019 Application Process to Begin on August 8, 2018
IIFT 2019 Application Process to End on September 24, 2018 (Extended)
Request for change of test centre for IIFT 2019 November 5, 2018
IIFT 2019 Admit Card Download Date November 16, 2018
IIFT 2019 Exam Date December 2, 2018
IIFT 2019 Result Date 1st week of January 2019

IIFT 2019 Exam Centers

Ahmedabad Allahabad
Indore Hyderabad
Jaipur Bhubaneswar
Jamshedpur Bangalore
Kochi Kolkata
Chennai Chandigarh
Coimbatore Dehradun
Lucknow Mumbai
Delhi Nagpur
Guwahati Visakhapatnam

Contact Details

In case of any query or issue, send an email at admissions@iift.ac.in OR
PHONE NO: 011-3914 7213 (Direct), 3914 7200-05 (Ext. 621) 
It is mandatory that you mention your application no. for all the queries.

For any query related to refund, you can send an email at refunds@iift.ac.in with details such as first and last four digits of your Credit Card no, Expiry Date of the Card, Name of the Cardholder, Date of the transaction as well as Application Form No.

Once the registration is done by the candidate, no cancellation/refund inquiries will be entertained under any circumstances.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is based on last year's data. An official notification regarding IIFT 2019 is yet to be released.

Important Dates

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IIFT 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 08 Aug to 24 Sep, 2018
Admit Card 16 Nov, 2018
Exam Date 02 Dec, 2018

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