IIFT-2018 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

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Registrations Date

25 Jul, 2017

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Exam Date

03 Dec, 2017

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IIFT 2018 Exam Pattern

Having knowledge about IIFT 2018 exam pattern is the first step towards IIFT 2018 exam preparation. The conducting authority, i.e. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) determines the exam pattern of IIFT 2018. According to the paper pattern of IIFT, the test will be held in the paper-pencil mode for all MBA-IB aspirants. In order to appear for IIFT 2018, which is scheduled to be held on 3rd of December 2017, candidates must be aware of the exam pattern of IIFT 2018.

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 will have multiple-type of questions. Candidates will have to mark the most appropriate response from the four choices available. IIFT 2018 will be conducted within 2 hours, therefore candidates must manage their time accordingly to complete the entrance exam.

The most distinct feature of IIFT 2018 exam pattern is the differential marking scheme. The allocated marks of each section of the IIFT 2018 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 2018, candidates must have a brief idea about IIFT exam pattern 2018. With the help of IIFT exam pattern 2018, candidates will get to know about the exam duration, paper format, weightage of marks and negative marking of IIFT exam.

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018:

Before appearing for IIFT 2018, candidates must read the below mentioned IIFT exam pattern 2018 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.
  • The exam is based on section-wise format, consisting of General Knowledge and Awareness section, the Quantitative section, English Grammar and Comprehension section, and Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation section.
  • Objective/Multiple type of questions are asked in IIFT exam, wherein candidates need to choose only one appropriate answer from the four choices.
  • The marks distribution of each section in IIFT 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.

Number of Sections in IIFT 2018:

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

Sections
English Comprehension

General Knowledge & Awareness

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

Quantitative Analysis

IIFT 2018 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 IIFT exam. There will be total of 123 questions in the exam which must be attempted by the candidates appearing in IIFT 2018.

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 2018 Exam Duration:

As prescribed by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT 2018 exam will be conducted within two hours (120 minutes). During this time frame, candidates will have to complete the questions asked in the exam.

Types of Questions in IIFT 2018:

IIFT 2018 question paper will be objective in nature i.e. it will have multiple-choice type of questions. While appearing for IIFT 2018, candidates will have to choose one option from the four options available.