Download IIFT Previous Year Papers


IIFT exam will be conducted on 6 December 2018 in the online mode this year. The exam is conducted for admissions into either of the three campuses offered by the institute and it is only the first round for admission into the university. Exam pattern for IIFT exam keeps on changing. So, just to get an idea of the nature and the question of papers, it is advised to candidates should solve as much IIFT previous year question papers as they can. So, here are some IIFT previous year papers for candidates to practice.

IIFT Previous Year Papers

Here are some of the IIFT previous year papers which the candidate should solve at least. Solving these papers will give you an idea of the exam.

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IIFT 2006 Download Here
IIFT 2008 Download Here
IIFT 2009 Download Here
IIFT 2010 Download Here
IIFT 2011 Download Here
IIFT 2013 Download Here
IIFT 2014 Download Here
IIFT 2015 Download Here
IIFT 2016 Download here
IIFT 2017 question paper Download here

Importance of solving IIFT Previous year question papers

IIFT question paper helps a candidate to understand the nature and exam pattern of the exam.

  • will help you understand your strengths and your weaknesses.
  • IIFT Paper Pattern will help you in improving your speed in solving the papers
  • some of the question papers might be repeated from IIFT past papers
  • It is highly advised that you practice the IIFT previous year question paper and this is what which will differentiate you from the crowd.
  • You will understand the topics you have studied in a more lucid way after practising IIFT previous year papers.

IIFT Marking Scheme and Question Distribution

The IIFT marking scheme and question pattern change every year. However, for this year the marks range from 0.5 to 1 for the correct answer. And deduction of 1/3 marks for every wrong answer. Every section has different marking (i.e. from 0.5 – 1.0) through the deduction for every section is 1/3 only. To see a more, clear picture please refer to the table below. Here we have mentioned the marks in the different section of the IIFT Exam paper.

Duration of the Exam 2 hours (120 minutes)
Exam Timings 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mode of Exam Offline (Expected to be conducted in online mode this year)
Number of sections 6
Any Sectional Limit NA
Total Number of Questions Not fixed (114 Questions in IIFTexam pattern 2018; 123 Questions in 2017)
Types of Question Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total Marks 100
Negative Marking Yes
S. No. Subjects Marking Scheme
1. Quantitative Aptitude 1
2. Logical Reasoning 1
3. Vocabulary & English Grammar 0.75
4. Data Interpretation 0.75
5. Reading Comprehension 1
6. General Knowledge 0.5

Similarly, the no. of the question in each section are different from another. We also have mentioned a list of the number of questions in each section below.

S. No. Subjects Number of Questions
1. Quantitative Aptitude 20
2. Logical Reasoning 20
3. Vocabulary & English Grammar 20
4. Data Interpretation 22
5. Reading Comprehension 16
6. General Knowledge 25

While understanding the IIFT paper pattern. We would also recommend to applicants to have a look at IIFT previous year papers. This way the applicant can see the degree of variety of questions asked in the exam.

So, these were some of the sample papers candidates need to solve to ace the examination. The IIFT exam is fairly a tough one, practice will make it easier for you to crack the examination. Please note that IIFT last year paper pattern would be different than this years.