IIFT Entrance Exam -

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam (IIFT Entrance Exam - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General - Rs.1550 | SC / ST - Rs.775
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jul 05, 2017
Admit Card Date
Nov 15, 2017
Test Date
Dec 03, 2017
Result Date
Jan 05, 2018

IIFT Entrance Exam 2017 - Exam Pattern

Exam Paper Type : Pen & Paper    |    

  • The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English).
  • Duration of the test is two hours and will cover English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
  • On the basis of Written test, Essay write-up, Group Discussion and Interview.
Section No. of questions Marks per question
Quantitative Ability 20 1
Verbal Ability 20 0.75
Data Interpretation 22 0.75
General Awareness 25 0.5
Logical Reasoning 20 1
Reading Comprehension 16 1
Total 123 100 (Total Marks)

Marking System:-

  • There will be negative marking, deduction of 1/3 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The marking pattern differs with each question and section and the scores can range from 0.5 to 1 mark per question.

IIFT Entrance Exam 2017 Syllabus

Chapters
  1. Visual Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Critical Reasoning
Chapters
  1. Number series
  2. Letter Series
  3. Series Missing Numbers
  4. Odd one out
  5. Blood Relation
  6. Calender
  7. Clock
  8. Matrix
  9. Cubes
  10. Coding Decoding
  11. Direction and Distance test
  12. Ranking Tests
  13. Sitting Arrangement
  14. Linear Arrangements
  15. Matrix Arrangements
  16. Mathematical Puzzles
  17. Venn Diagram
Chapters
  1. Strong & Weak Arguments
  2. Statements Assumptions
  3. Statements and Conclusions
  4. Statements & Inferences
  5. Logical Sequence of Words
  6. Analogies
  7. Verbal Classification (Odd one out)
  8. Syllogism
  9. Logical Deduction (based on syllogism)
  10. Course of Action
  11. Causes and Effects
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Nouns
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjective
  4. Adverbs
  5. Prepositions
  6. Articles
  7. Verbs
  8. Tense
  9. Modifiers
  10. Parallelism
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Subject Verb Agreement
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs
Chapters
  1. Politics
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business
  4. Sports
  5. Institutions of India
  6. Defence & Space
  7. Indian Judiciary
  8. Awards & Honours
  9. Literature
  10. Economics
  11. Indian Constitution
  12. International Relations
  13. Science and Technology
  14. Movies
  15. Who's who
  16. Indian Industries
  17. Indian Agriculture
  18. Current Affairs
  19. History
  20. Geography
Chapters
  1. Profit, Loss and Discount
  2. Percentage 
  3. Partnership
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Time and Work
  6. Time, Speed and Distance
  7. Ratio and proportion
  8. Age
  9. Averages
  10. Alligation and Mixture
  11. Circular Track & Upstream-downstream
  12. Compound interest
  13. Relative speed
  14. Simple Intrest
Chapters
  1. Angles, lines
  2. Properties of Circles
  3. Area and Volume of 2D and 3D figures
  4. BODMAS/Simplification
  5. Quadratic equations
  6. Number System
  7. Probability 
  8. LCM and HCF
  9. Permutation and Combination
  10. Height and Distance
  11. Logarithm
  12. Linear Equation
  13. Indices
  14. Arithmatic and Geometric Prograssion
  15. Set Theory & Venn Diagram
  16. Geometry and Mensuration
  17. Properties of Quadrilaterals
  18. Properties of Triangles

IIFT Entrance Exam Exam Prepartions FAQ

1) What is the eligibility criterion for IIFT ?

  • Candidate should have obtained recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration.
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination can also apply subject to proof of prerequisite qualification.

2) What will be the mode of admission for IIFT ?

The admission test will be multiple choices objective type written test (in English). The exam pattern for IIFT examination consists of four following sections:

a) English Comprehension

b) General Knowledge & Awareness

c) Logical Reasoning

d) Quantitative Analysis

3) Is there any reservation available at IIFT?

Yes. Reservation is applicable in the admission process for SC/ST/OBC and Physically Handicapped category candidates as per the Government of India rules.

4) What will happen to the allocated seats if I fail in the Bachelor’s degree examination?

Candidates who join the programme on provisional basis but cannot qualify in Bachelor’s degree examination is liable to be cancelled instantaneously. Such candidate should immediately inform the institute on declaration of his/her results. Admission of candidate will be cancelled, if they do not inform the institute about such situation.