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IIFT 2021 Exam and Question Paper Analysis (Out), Answer Key (Out) and Solutions

Candidates appearing for the IIFT exam can check the exam analysis of IIFT provided here. They can also check the question paper/ answer key of IIFT exam here.

IIFT 2021 Exam Analysis

IIFT 2021 exam was conducted on January 24, 2021, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. IIFT 2021 answer key has been released on January 28, 2021. The exam was conducted in the CBT (Computer Based) mode. As per reports coming in from the exam centres, the difficulty level of IIFT 2021 was higher as compared to last year. However, the exam pattern was reported to be exactly the same as the previous year.

Students have reported that the LRDI section was quite difficult, the Verbal section was also tough and the Quant section was reported to be quite lengthy. Based on the analysis of IIFT 2021, the cutoff for IIFT 2021 is expected to fall around the 105 to 120 mark for General candidates. An attempt of around 40 to 45 can be considered to be a good attempt in this exam. Students have also reported that they faced difficulty in tackling the interface of the exam as they had to scroll to read the complete question.

Candidates who appeared for the IIFT 2021 can check the IIFT paper analysis provided here to know the difficulty level and other important highlights of the exam. A detailed section-wise analysis is available below. The answer key/ solutions of IIFT will also be updated here. 

IIFT 2021 Answer Key/ Solutions

The answer key of IIFT 2021 has been released. Candidates can check the answer key/ solutions of IIFT here. 

IIFT 2021 Answer Key

IIFT 2021 Exam Timings

IIFT 2021 will start at 3:00 PM and it will end by 05:00 AM. Candidates are advised to reach the exam centre one hour before the exam. 

Reporting Time

Exam Time

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

IIFT 2021 Exam Analysis - Out Now

The detailed exam analysis for IIFT can be checked here. The analysis is prepared on the basis of student reactions.

Section

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Ability

25

Moderate to Difficult

10 - 12

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

35

Difficult

12 - 15

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation

30

Difficult

10 - 13

General Knowledge

20

Moderate

10 - 15

Overall

110Moderate to Difficulty40 to 50

Section-wise Analysis of IIFT 2021

A detailed section-wise analysis of IIFT 2021 is available here.

SECTION A - Quantitative Ability

The Quant section was quite lengthy as compared to the previous year exams. The difficulty level of the section was quite difficult this year. There were a lot of concept-based questions in the section this year.

Area

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

Algebra

To be Updated

To be Updated

Venn Diagram

To be Updated

To be Updated

Arithmetic

To be Updated

To be Updated

Geometry

To be Updated

To be Updated

Numbers

To be Updated

To be Updated

Pure Maths

To be Updated

To be Updated

Total

To be Updated

To be Updated

SECTION B - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

The difficulty level of Verbal section in IIFT 2021 was reported to be quite tough. There were a total of 4 RC sets having 4 questions each i.e. 16 RC questions and the remaining 19 questions were from Verbal Ability topics. There were quite a few vocabulary-based questions in this section, some of which were quite difficult to attempt. More details to be updated soon.

Topic

No. of Questions

Difficulty Level

RC Set 1

4

To be Updated

RC Set 2

4

To be Updated

RC Set 3

4

To be Updated

RC Set 4

4

To be Updated

Vocabulary

To be UpdatedTo be Updated

Error Spotting

To be Updated

To be Updated

Para Jumbles

To be Updated

To be Updated

Root Word

To be UpdatedTo be Updated

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IIFT 2021 Selection Process

IIFT 2021 Cut-Off

SECTION C - Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

The difficulty level of LRDI increased from the previous versions of the exam. There were 16 questions from DI (4 sets with 4 questions in each) and 16 questions from LR. The DI sets were reported to be quite difficult and lengthy. However, some of the questions in this section were quite easy to attempt and observation-based. More details to be updated soon.

Topic

No of Questions

Difficulty

DI Set 1 - Table Based DI

4

Moderate

DI Set 2 - Table & Pi Chart Based

4

Difficult and Calculative

DI Set 3 - Line & Stack Based

4

Very Difficult

DI Set 4 - Line and Bar Graph Based

4Moderate and Lengthy

LR Set 1 - Seating Arrangement

4

Easy but Lengthy

LR Set 2 - Calendar Based

2

Easy

LR Set 3 - Tournament Based

4

Difficult

Others

4

Moderate

SECTION D - General Awareness

The General Awareness section in IIFT 2021 was of Moderate difficulty this year. The section was reported to be easier as compared to the last year.

IIFT 2021 Expected Section-Wise Cut Off

Section

Expected Cut Off

DILR

11 - 12

VARC

28 - 31

QA

9 - 12

GA

5 - 8

Overall

105 - 120

IIFT 2021 Exam Pattern: Overview

The pattern of IIFT 2021 was the same as last year. Check the exam pattern of IIFT 2021 provided in the table below.

Medium of Exam

English

Total Sections

4 Sections

Name of Exam Sections

  • Quantitative Ability

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

  • General Awareness

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Total Number of Questions

110

Total Marks

300

Negative Marking

-1 for each incorrect answer(-0.5 for General Knowledge section)

Marking Scheme

+3 for each correct answer(+1.5 for General Knowledge section)

IIFT 2021 Question Paper

The PDF of memory-based questions shared by the test takers of IIFT 2021 will be provided below.

IIFT 2021 Question Paper- To be Updated

Candidates who have any doubt regarding the paper analysis of IIFT 2021 can ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone.

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