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

How to Prepare for IIFT Entrance Exam 2017

Preparation Strategy

  • Aspirants should focus on core quant topics and theory. Try and finish all the topics in the next two months. Thereafter, do not touch new topics or comfortable areas. The chief strategy should be to attempt familiar questions and leave non-familiar/ non-comfortable questions. Candidates should be able to decide this within 10 seconds.
  • Speed will be also very critical in the exam. Apart question learning to select a question, candidates should also to reject a question in less than 10 seconds.
  • Expect some calculation-heavy problems. These questions are meant to be left alone. Give them a try only if they are not very close.
  • Logical reasoning is comparatively more difficult to solve than Quant and Data Interpretation in the exam. We can expect a similar pattern in the exam.
  • While revising GENERAL AWARENESS, candidates need to go through top news stories regularly. Apart from that, focus on static topics.
  • Except for the section on General Awareness, all the other sections of the exam get well covered with a good preparation for IIFT. However, it would be advisable for a student to work on his/her speed the exam. Some of the questions under Data Interpretation tend to be calculation intensive.
  • For preparation on General Awareness, in addition to reading newspapers regularly, it would be advisable for a student to prepare from the following sources:
  • Also, focus on features like Business GK, Current Issues & Events, and Current Event Chronicle (this feature captures important tidbits).
  • In addition to the above, please run through the GK Model Papers feature titled, improve your GK.
  • While preparing for this section, a student should focus on issues related to National & International Events, World Bodies, and Foreign Trade related information.
  • Finally, practicing past years' question papers as well as Mock Tests of various players are perhaps the best source for preparation. It provides opportunity to plug the loopholes in the preparation of entrance exam and one should give maximum importance to these question papers.