IIFT 2018 – Application Form, Dates, Result, Exam Pattern

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT 2018) is a national level post graduate entrance exam conducted by IIFT. IIFT exam is conducted for admission to MBA in International Business (IB) Program at its two campuses: Delhi and Kolkata. The test is conducted in offline mode that is paper-pen mode. Candidates have to fill the application form to apply for the IIFT Exam 2018. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria whether they are eligible for applying or not.

The date of IIFT 2018 exam is rescheduled to 3rd December instead of 26th November 2017 as it clashes with the CAT exam date. The date of application form has also extended to 15th September from 8th September. The registration for IIFT 2018 has been started from 25th July 2017. Total time duration for the exam is 2 Hours and the paper is of the total of 100 marks. Candidates can get all the information about IIFT 2018 like important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, result, cut off, selection procedure etc. in this article.

Brief About IIFT 2018

S.No. Exam Details Specifications
1 Exam Name Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
2 Commonly Known As IIFT
3 Exam Type National Level
4 Exam Category Post Graduate
5 Exam Mode Offline
6 Conducting Institute Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Important Dates of IIFT

S.No. Events Date
1 Commencement of Registartion 25th July 2017
2 Last Date of Applying 15th September 2017
3 Admit Card Availability 15th November 2017
4 Exam Date 3rd December 2017
5 Result Declaration Fourth Week of December 2017
6 Selection Procedure January/February 2018
7 Final Result March 2018

IIFT Eligibility Criteria

IIFT 2018 Eligibility Criteria is the requirements which a candidate has to meet to be eligible for the admission in IIFT Delhi or Kolkata. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria below:

  • Applying candidates must have 3 years bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institute or University.
  • Candidates who are in the final year can also apply for IIFT 2018. They have to submit the certifications of their last semester as a proof that they are graduating in the current year.
  • There is no age limit set by the IIFT for the applying candidates which mean candidate of any age can give the exam.

Application Form

IIFT Application form 2018 has released by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi on 25th Jule 2017. The last date of the filing the application form is extended to 15th September instead of 8th September. To fill the IIFT 2018 Application form, candidates have to register first to create the account. After creating the account, candidates will get the login credentials on the registered email id and mobile number. With the help of these login details, candidates can fill the application form. IIFT Application form can be filled online as well as offline.

IIFT Application Fees

S.No. Category Fee
1 General/OBC candidates Rs. 1550/-
2 SC/ST/PH candidates Rs. 775/-
3 Foreign nationals/NRI/ Children of NRI US$ 80/ Rs. 4500/-

IIFT Syllabus

The syllabus of IIFT is divided into four sections which are Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Candidates can check the syllabus according to section wise. We have covered all the topics and sub topics in this syllabus which will help the candidates to prepare for the exam.

Syllabus For Verbal Ability

  • Grammar
  • Sentence Correction
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Error Detection
  • Para-Jumbles

Syllabus For Logical Reasoning

  • Visual and Critical Reasoning
  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood relations

Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number Systems
  • Fraction and Decimals
  • Geometry
  • Partnership
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Ratios and Proportion
  • Percentages

Syllabus For General Awareness

  • Current Affairs of National and International Economy
  • Personalities in News
  • Sports news
  • Geography
  • Economics

Exam Pattern

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018 is designed by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). IIFT 2018 exam will be conducted in offline mode i.e  paper and pencil mode. The IIFT 2018 exam pattern was released by the IIFT on 25th July 2017. The exam will be held on 3rd December instead on 26th November. The exam pattern of IIFT 2018 includes total time duration of exam, the number of questions, types of questions, the number of sections, marks distribution etc. Each candidate preparing for the IIFT exam must go through the IIFT Exam Pattern in order to understand the actual pattern of the exam.

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

S.No. Exam Details Discription
1 Time Duration 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
2 Number of Questions 120-200
3 Type of Questions MCQs
4 Number of Section 4
5 Name of Section
  • English Comprehension
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation
  • Quantitative Analysis.
6 Mode of Exam Offline (Paper & Pencil Mode)

Exam Centers

IIFT Exam centers are the venues where the exam will be conducted. IIFT 2018 will be conducted in the 20 test cities. Candidates have to select the exam centers while filling the IIFT Application Form 2018. All aspirants are advised to check the complete list of the IIFT 2018 exam centers and select one according to their convenience.

S.No. Exam City
1 Ahmedabad
2 Allahabad
3 Bangalore
4 Bhubaneswar
5 Chandigarh
6 Chennai
7 Coimbatore
8 Dehradun
9 Delhi
10 Guwahati
11 Hyderabad
12 Indore
13 Jaipur
14 Jamshedpur
15 Kochi
16 Kolkata
17 Lucknow
18 Mumbai
19 Nagpur
20 Visakhapatnam

IIFT Admit Card

IIFT Admit Card 2018 will be released by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) on 15th November 2017. IIFT will send the admit card by post to only those candidates whose application form is accepted by the IIFT. The candidate who will not able to receive IIFT 2018 Admit card can download the same from the official website.

How To Download IIFT Admit Card 2018??

  • Firstly, candidates have to visit the official website.
  • Now, enter the applicant’s name and application number.
  • After entering all details click on the Submit button.
  • Now, candidates can see the admit card on the screen.
  • Download the admit card in pdf format and take the colored printout of the same.

IIFT Result

IIFT Result 2018 will be declared by the conducting authority which is Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) in the last week of December 2017. Candidates can see their result online by login to their accounts. IIFT 2018 result cum score card will carry the sectional marks as well as over all marks of the candidate. IIFT will release the cutoff after the declaration of the result. Aspirants will be selected for the next round on the basis of IIFT Score.

How To Check IIFT Result 2018??

  • Firstly, candidates have to visit the official website.
  • After that candidate has to enter the roll number and date of birth to login.
  • After entering all the details click on the Submit button.
  • Now, candidates can see the IIFT Result 2018 for MBA (IB) in pdf format.
  • Candidates can download and take the printout of the same.

IIFT Cutoff

IIFT Cutoff 2018 will be released by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) after the declaration of the result. IIFT 2018 cutoff is the minimum marks that a candidate has to secure to clear the exam. IIFT will declare the cutoff for all categories: General, SC, ST, OBC, and PH. Only those candidates will be shortlisted for the next round who have qualified the IFT Cutoff set by the Institute. Shortlisted candidates will appear for the next round which may Group Discussion, Personal Interview, and Essay Writing. Candidates can check the previous year cutoff of IIFT in the below table:

IIFT Overall Cutoff

S.No. Category Cutoff Marks (Out of 100)
1 General 48.5
2 SC 38.5
3 ST 27.17
4 OBC (NCL) 43.5
5 PH 28.85

IIFT Sectional Cutoff

S.No. Section Cutoff Marks Max. Marks
1 VA & RC 9.68 31
2 QA 4.02 20
3 LR & DI 8.0 36.5
4 GK 1.99 12.5

Selection Procedure

IIFT Selection Procedure 2018 is conducted by IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campus. IIFT 2018 selection procedure will be conducted for those candidates who have shortlisted on the basis of IIFT Scores and cutoff set by the IIFT. The IIFT Selection procedure will be conducted in the month of January/February 2018 after the declaration of the result. Firstly, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of IIFT marks and cut off for the next round of selection procedure. After that, shortlisted candidates have to appear for the next round of selection procedure.

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