National Testing Agency is responsible for organizing the IIFT entrance exam for admission to MBA- International Business courses. Indian Institute of Foreign Trades (IIFT) is deemed to be a university. It is considered one of the top-ranked management colleges in the NIRF MBA ranking.
IIFT exam is a national-level management entrance exam organized every year. Through IIFT, candidates will be selected for MBA admission in its campuses i.e., Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada. Eligible and interested candidates must apply for the exam through online mode.
It is expected that the IIFT exam 2024 is going to be held in December 2023. Candidates can check complete details regarding IIFT 2024 including registration, eligibility, selection, result, etc. from the article below.
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IIFT Important Dates 2024
Aspirants can check the tentative schedule regarding the IIFT management test 2024 from the table below.
|IIFT NTA Events||Dates (tentative)|
|The process of IIFT registration 2024 will commence from||October 2023|
|Last date for IIFT application form submission||November 2023|
|Correction facility ends on||November 2023|
|Availability of admit card||December 2023|
|Date of IIFT 2024 Exam||December 2023|
|Release of answer keys||January 2024|
|Announcement of IIFT Result||February 2024|
|Date of group discussion and interview round||March 2024|
IIFT Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the IIFT Entrance exam. The details regarding the IIFT Eligibility criteria are provided below.
Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree with no less than 50% marks (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category) in any stream or equivalent from a recognized university.
Applicants appearing in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
There will be no specified age limit to apply for the exam.
IIFT Application Form 2024
The IIFT exam is conducted by NTA on behalf of IIFT University. The NTA will release the application form in online mode only. Interested and eligible candidates must apply online as per the prescribed schedule.
First, candidates will have to complete the IIFT online registration process by providing some basic details like name, mobile number, email address, etc.
Once the registration is over, IIFT login credentials will be sent to the candidate’s email address. By using these login details, candidates will be allowed to access the IIFT application form.
Candidates should fill out the required details in the application form carefully.
Upload the scanned images of the documents like the photograph, signature, etc. in the specific format.
Candidates have to pay the required application fee to complete the application process.
Take the printout of the application form and keep it safe for future reference.
IIFT Application fee
Application fees will be paid online via ICICI payment gateways through credit card/ debit card/ net banking or UPI. The fee will be non-refundable under any circumstances.
For the general and OBC categories the application fee is Rs 2500/- whereas for SC/ST/PWD candidates the exam fee is Rs 1000/-.
IIFT Exam Pattern 2024
The examination pattern for IIFT is almost similar to many other management exams. It is a speed-based test containing four sections i.e., QA, VARC, LRDI, and GK. Candidates can check the exam highlights from the table below.
|Mode of exam||Online -CBT|
|Exam duration||2 hours|
|Language of exam||English|
|Type of questions||110 questions|
|Marking scheme||+3 marks for each correct answer in sections 1,2,3 +1.5 marks in section 4 There will be also negative marking for incorrect answer|
Section-wise distribution of questions along with marks is provided below.
|Section||Number of questions||Total marks|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)||35||105|
|Logical Reasoning & Date Interpretation (LRDI)||30||90|
|Quantitative Ability (QA)||25||75|
|General Knowledge (GK)||20||30|
The syllabus of the IIFT exam is very similar to other national-level MBA exams. It includes subjects like Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and General Knowledge. Candidates can check some of the most important topics of these subjects from the table below.
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||Synonyms, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Analogies, Sentence Reconstruction, English Proficiency, Sentence Formation, One Word Substitution, fill in the Blanks, Phrases, Preposition, Odd Word Out, Para jumble, Reading Comprehension.|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||Series, Decision Making, Data Structures, Verbal Logic, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Visual & Critical Reasoning, Syllogisms, Family Tree Problem, Puzzles, Cause & Effect, Statement & Conclusion, Linear & Matrix Arrangements, Line Graph, Tables, Pie Chart, Bar Charts|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Trigonometry, Number System, Compound Interest, Median, HCF & LCM, Co-ordinate Geometry, Mensuration, Set Theory, Probability, Logarithm, Time-Speed-Distance, Venn Diagram, Ratio & Proportion, Algebra, Clocks, Linear Equations, Averages.|
|General Knowledge||Business, Politics, Science, Industry, History, Technology, Geography, Economy, Advertising, International Affairs, Sports, Books, Awards & Awardees, Books & Authors|
IIFT Admit Card 2024
The authority will release the admit card to those candidates only who registered successfully for the exam. The admit card will be available in online mode most likely in December 2024. Candidates will be able to download their IIFT hall ticket from the official website using their login credentials.
IIFT admit card will comprise important details related to the exam such as the date and the time of exam, examination venue, candidate’s name and roll number, and exam guidelines. Candidates should bring the admit card along with an ID proof while appearing at the examination centre on the day of the exam.
IIFT Answer key 2024
The authority will release the IIFT answer key on its official website. With the help of answer key candidates will be able to calculate their estimated score. In case of issues with the answer key, candidates are allowed to raise objections against it by paying the required objection fee.
After considering all the objections, a revised final answer key will be announced. Based on the final answer key, the authority will prepare the exam result.
IIFT Result 2024
The National Testing Agency will announce the IIFT result in February 2024 (tentatively). The candidates who appeared in the exam will be able to download the IIFT scorecard from the official website by using their login credentials.
The IIFT Result cum scorecard will include the details like candidate’s name, roll number, application number, subject-wise scores, overall score, etc. Candidates must take the printout of the result and keep it safe for future reference.
IIFT Cutoff 2024
After the announcement of the result, a separate IIFT cutoff will be released by the participating IIFTs. The cutoff is the minimum qualifying score that candidates need to achieve in the exam to be eligible for further admission rounds.
The cutoff marks are decided after considering various factors such as the number of applicants appearing for the exam, difficulty level of the exam, average score of the applicants, and number of seats available at IIFTs.
IIFT Admission Process 2024
The selection of candidates will be based on their IIFT 2024 scores. Selected candidates will be further invited for Essay writing, personal interview, and group discussion rounds. The final admission to the candidates will be offered based on various factors such as the entrance exam, GD, writing skills assessments, and personal interviews.
IIFT Contact Details
For Delhi Campus
IIFT Bhawan, B-21,
Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110016,
Contact number: +91-11-39147200
The management aptitude exam is conducted once a year.
An overall cutoff of 122-124 is considered as a safe score for IIFT.
For MBA -IB, the approx. amount of fee is 8.85 LPA.
The difficulty level of the exam is moderate to tough.
No, there will be no restrictions on the number of attempts for appearing in IIFT.
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