IIFT full form is Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has released the notification for the IIFT Exam for Master programme (IB). The entrance exam of IIFT is very popular among the candidates who are willing to experience the global exposure during their years of the master programme. Being a popular exam among the applicants, every year 60,000 applicant compete for 600 seats. Which eventually make a ratio of 100 applicants over 1 seat, the ratio is very high as compared to other exams. Earlier the date of the IIFT 2018 was scheduled on 26th November which rescheduled to 2 December 2018. The other related events of the IIFT 2018 are mentioned below. In the same regard, we have prepared a whole IIFT notification.
IIFT 2018 Notification
Important Date of IIFT 2018 Exam
The Dates of the few IIFT 2018 events has been changed due to re-scheduling of the exam date. We have provided the updated Date plan for IIFT 2018. For all the applicants who are preparing for the IIFT Exam must be well revised with the new dates. So that they can plan the time accordingly for the better result. The dates are as follow:
|1.||The release of IIFT Notification 2019 & Application Form||July 15, 2018|
|2.||IIFT Last date to Apply||September 24, 2018|
|3.||Centre change Request Last date||October 31, 2018|
|4.||The release of Admit card||November 16, 2018|
|5.||IIFT 2018 Exam Date||December 2, 2018|
|6.||IIFT Result date||January 5, 2019|
|7.||Selection Procedure||January/February 2019|
Eligibility Criteria IIFT Exam
It is advised to the applicants to look out for the eligibility criteria before applying for the IIFT 2018 exam. As IIFT also have provision to take admission of NRI/Foreign Nationality applicant via GMAT exam. Hence, we advise to applicants to see and understand your eligibility for the exam before applying. There are few basic criteria which are generic like qualification, age etc. And few are specific which are like nationality certificate (for NRI’s/Foreign Nationality Applicant).
- Age: There is no limit on the age. The applicant can be of any age.
- Qualification: The Applicant must be graduate with minimum 3 years of course duration.
- Category: The candidate must possess the certificate of category issued by the government of India. To avail the benefits of the special category.
- Nationality: Those applicants who claim to be NRI either possess PR of some other country or must have a particular time period in another country.
For an international candidate, there are many norms. So, for detailed eligibility read the IIFT Eligibility Criteria article.
Application Form IIFT Exam
The application form of IIFT registrations 2018 can be filled in 2 ways Online and offline. The online form can be filled here at IIFT Exam 2018 Application form. After visiting the page in the link, a form will appear. Mention the details of the applicant
- Name, age, city, sex etc.
- Upload the photo and verify the details you have entered in the form
- upload your digital signature.
For offline the applicant need to buy the form, fill it manually and paste the latest photo. The filled form can be submitted at.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
B-21, Qutab Institutional
Area, and New Delhi-110016
Admit card IIFT Exam
Those applicants who have applied and are eligible for the exam shall receive the admit card via post. On the address, they have mentioned on their forms. For those applicants who were not able to receive the admit card, can download the admit card from the official website of IIFT. The process of downloading is as follow:
- Visit the official website of the IIFT and click on the download admit card button.
- The new page opened ask to enter details like name and application no.
- Submit the details and system will verify your detail
- A new page will pop-up of admit card. You can download the admit card or save to take print out.
Please note that the admit card shall be available from 16 November 2018 for both download and mail mode. Also, please take a print out and take the print out to the exam with you.
IIFT Exam Syllabus
The syllabus of IIFT is simple and similar to other management exams but has an additional section of general knowledge. This way the syllabus could be divided into 4 major parts and these sections and their corresponding IIFT MBA syllabus is as follows
|IIFT Syllabus 2019 (Sectional Topics)|
|Verbal Ability||Logical Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||IIFT GK Syllabus (General Awareness)|
|Grammar||Visual and Critical Reasoning||Number Systems||Current Affairs of National and International Economy|
|Sentence Correction||Assumption-Premise-Conclusion||Fraction and Decimals||Personalities in News|
|Error Detection||Statements and Assumptions||Geometry||Sports news|
|Para-Jumbles||Assertions and Reasons||Quadratic and linear equations||Trade Awareness|
|Vocabulary based Questions||Decision Making||Ratios and Proportion||History|
|Vocabulary Empower (lexicon, words and phrases)||Data Structures||Percentages||Culture|
|Spelling Tests||Alphabetical Series||Time-Speed-Distance||Sports|
|Fill in the Blanks||Revise Statement & Assumption||Algebra||Literature|
|Verbal Logic||Statement & Conclusion||Profit and Loss||Indian Constitution|
|Reading Comprehension||Syllogisms||Allegation & Mixtures||Science in the Everyday Life|
|Pipes and Cisterns|
|Simple Interest and Compound Interest|
|Work and time|
|Permutations & Combinations|
|Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart|
IIFT Exam 2019 Pattern
As the IIFT keep changing the exam pattern; no of the question; the question in each section. Therefore, it is advised to the applicant to check out the article on Preparative tips and tricks for IIFT Exam and IIFT Exam Pattern. This will keep you updated about the changes in IIFT Exam.
|S. No.||Subjects||Number of Questions|
|3.||Vocabulary & English Grammar||20|
The result of IIFT Exam
Date of Result of IIFT MBA Exam 2018 is not certain till now. However, it is said to be released by 5 January 2019. Applicants eligible for the round 2, are called for the further selection process.
For the ease of the applicant, we have mentioned the steps to download the IIFT scorecard. And these steps are as following:
- Visit the official website of the IIFT 2019.
- Click on the button says “Result IIFT 2019” or “Download the scorecard”.
- Once the candidate clicks the button it will redirect to another page.
- On this Page, the applicant needs to submit the registration no. or roll no. and password.
- After that Scorecard will open in another window. The applicant can either download the scorecard or can save.
Selection Procedure of IIFT Exam
The Selection process is divided into 2 parts. First is written test – IIFT Entrance exam, followed by the second round which comprises 3 small tests for which applicants are eligible after qualifying written test. The 2nd half of exam comprise these tests.
|Writing Ability Test||Test of writing skills and how well a candidate can interpret|
|Group Discussion||How well student understand and process the information|
|Personal Interview||Evaluation of the personality of the applicant|
Expected Cut-off for IIFT Exam
The Cut off of the IIFT exam would be dependent on many parameters. It will be dependent on the no. of application received, no. of seats available, how many applicants appear for the exam, the ratio of the applicant in terms of application from a specific category. However, on the basis of the previous year. We can expect the what could be the range of the marks for different sections.
|Section||IIFT Exam 2018 Cut off|
|Quantitative Ability (QA)||4-5|
|Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension (VARC)||8-9.5|
|Logical reasoning and Data interpretation (LRDI)||8-9|
|General Awareness (GA)||0-2|
The cut off for the different category are also mentioned in the article IIFT expected cut off. This will help the applicant to plan marks to ensure exam clear.
So, this was all the information in the IIFT exam. The IIFT entrance exam is a difficult one to clear as there are 60,000 students competing for 600 seats. This makes the competition level really high. However, it is not impossible, along with your studies and academic excellence, a candidate should also focus on personality building.