IIFT 2023: Answer Key(Soon), Result(Soon), Counselling


IIFT 2023 or  IIFT entrance exam is over. The exam was conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) as a computer-based test of 2-hour duration. It is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission in MBA in International Business. Those candidates who are seeking for admission into IIFT, have to appear in Indian Institute of Foreign Trade written entrance exam. Candidates can get admission in the affiliated campuses of IIFT on qualifying the exam. The admission test is Computer Based Test. Those candidates shortlisted from the Computer Based Test, will be called for Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview. The Institute reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required. Read the whole article to know more details about IIFT 2023.

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IIFT 2023 Status

Entrance exam Over
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IIFT 2023 Important Dates

The aspirants who are seeking to apply for IIFT 2023 can have look for its vital dates below in the table:

IIFT Schedule 2023
Events Dates
Availability of Application Form 09 September 2021
Last Date of fill the application form 25 October 2021
Last date for Foreign and NRI candidates to apply and submit GMAT scores 25 October 2021
Last date to opt for centre change 01 November 2021
Admit card date 11 November 2021
Exam Date 05 December 2021
Declaration of result December 2021
Score Card release date January 2023

IIFT 2023 Result

IIFT result 2023 will be released online mode on the website. The Result will be mentioned with the candidate’s name and roll number or application number of the candidate selected for next rounds of the admission procedure. Based on written test candidates will be called for the further rounds, i.e. Group Discussion, Personal Interview, and Essay Writing. Candidates should keep the scorecard safe till the admission procedure gets over. The names of the selected candidates are released by the authority based on their performance.

How to Download IIFT 2023 Scorecard?

Candidates may follow the steps to check their result:

  • Go to the official website (link is given above).
  • Click on the given link.
  • The IIFT Result page will be opened on your system screen.
  • Enter your IIFT roll number and date of birth.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Download the result and take its printout and keep it for further admission process.

GD, PI and IIFT Final Result 2023

The selection rounds of IIFT involve 3 main steps.

  • Written Test – IIFT Exam is conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • A total number of questions range from 120-125 each year.

The question paper is divided into four sections (English Comprehension, General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Analysis) and there are sectional cut-offs for each one of these sections.

Candidates are advised to take mock tests online and solve previous year question papers for preparation for the written exam.

  • Essay Writing – Candidates shortlisted based on their score in IIFT exam are called for the next round of selection procedure i.e. Essay Writing.

Average Time for this round is 20 minutes and the word limit is 300 words. And, they are tested based on their excellent writing skills and conceptual knowledge about the topics presented.

It is important to read newspapers and to prepare for this round of the selection procedure, candidates should read newspapers carefully, especially the economy and business sections, regularly.

  • The last step of the selection procedure for IIFT Exam is the Personal Interview and Group Discussion – GD round is aimed at figuring out how the candidate tends to work in a team.

He may be tested for an inclination to take charge or initiative.

A candidate must have an optimistic, positive attitude and a tendency to resolve conflicts.

As a part of GD, the candidates may be split into groups of 7 or so and then, they may be given a topic related to current affairs or business affairs to discuss.

Candidates are judged and marked on the basis of their ability to initiate proceedings, negotiation & persuasion skills, encouragement skills, managerial in smooth conduct of the group discussion round (who is able to ensure that everyone gets a chance to voice out their opinions) and ability to conclude by summarizing the points of discussion and bring the GD to a meaningful end.

IIFT 2023 Cut Off

The cut-off list will be released by the Institution after the declaration of the result. Candidates must score the minimum cut off marks to qualify the examination. It is announced for all categories including general, SC/ST, OBC & PH.  IIFT Delhi & Kolkata campus cutoff score is different from each other. Based on the cutoff score, candidates are shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds. This round comprises of the personal interview, group discussion & essay writing. Candidates should know about how they have performed in the examination, with the help of cut off score.

Category Cut Off (Overall)
General 35.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 30.50
Scheduled Caste (SC) 20.02
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 22.69
Physically Handicapped (PH) 23.36

IIFT 2023 Selection Criteria

Stage Weight
IIFT Exam 65%
Group Discussion 15%
Interview 20%

The selection rounds of IIFT involve 3 main steps. The most deserving candidates are shortlisted in every round. The ones who make it till the end, save themselves a seat in IIFT Delhi/ Kolkata campus. Here are details of all Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Selection Rounds for your reference.

IIFT 2023 Application Form

Candidates can fill the IIFT 2023 application form in online mode only. Candidates are advised to fill the details carefully.

  • To register for IIFT MBA entrance exam 2021, the candidates need to open IIFT NTA website.
  • Locate the registration link. Next, register by entering the necessary details like name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender etc.
  • Then, login with the generated login credentials and fill the details in the application form.
  • After entering the details, upload the scanned images and documents.
  • Next, pay the application fee. without this no form will be accepted.
  • Lastly, submit the form and download the confirmation page.

IIFT 2023 Application fee

The IIFT application fee 2023 can be checked below:

Category Amount
GEN – EWS / GEN / ONC – NCL Rs 2500/-
SC / ST / PwD / Transgender Rs 1000/-
For Foreign Nationals / NRIs US$ 200 / Rs. 15,000/-

Mode of Payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using debit card/credit card / net banking.

IIFT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates can check IIFT 2023 eligibility criteria given below.

Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for IIFT admission test.

Qualifying marks needed:

  • The candidates must have completed their 3-year Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50% marks for General/Unreserved category candidates.
  • For SC / ST / PwD candidates, candidates must have 45% minimum marks.

For Foreign Nationals / NRI

  • The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks.
  • Those who are appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply.

Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates can take admission Via GMAT scores

NRI and Foreig nationals, if are not present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test, do not need to appear for it. They can apply via GMAT scores. A shortlisted candidate would be required to undergo a Personal Interview at IIFT campus.


  • In order to qualify the status of the international candidate, the candidates must be residing outside India for a period of not less than 18 months and be outside India during IIFT examination.
  • The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with the application, a certificate from Indian Embassy / High Commission / Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stating that the candidate is a resident of that country for not less than 18 months.
  • The foreign nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document. The foreign nationals who are present in India during IIFT entrance test are required to take the same.
  • Those candidates who have appeared for any of the following exam such as CAT / XAT /MAT / IIFT,  in that year are not eligible to apply. Such candidates are required to submit the undertaking for the same.
  • NRI Sponsored candidates and Children of NRIs are not considered under this category.

IIFT 2023 Exam Paper Pattern

Check the expected exam pattern for IIFT 2021.

  • Exam Mode: IIFT is a computer-based test
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Medium of the exam: English language
  • Nature of questions: IIFT entrance exam is objective in nature. In other words, it consists of multiple-choice type questions



No. of Questions


Total Marks

Negative Marks/Question

Section I

Data Interpretation





Section II

Logical Reasoning





Section III

General Awareness





Section IV

Verbal Ability





Section V

Reading Comprehension





Section VI

Quantitative Aptitude








IIFT 2023 Syllabus



Logical Reasoning

Comparisons, Directions, Coding-Decoding, Deductions, Input & Output etc.

Data Interpretation

Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Table, Line Graph etc.

Verbal Ability

Grammar, Analogy, Spellings, Phrases, Synonyms, Antonyms, etc.

Reading Comprehension

Passages, Fill in the Blanks,

Quantitative Ability

Numbers, Geometry, Mensuration, Permutation & Combination etc.

General Awareness

Politics, Business, Economics, Banking, History, Geography, Sports etc.

IIFT Exam Centres





















Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Interview Venue

The cities where the further rounds of the selection process are conducted

  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai

After all these rounds have been completed, the final merit list of selected students will be by IIFT released on their official website.

The results of these rounds will be declared only through PDF. And on it, names of only the qualified candidates will be mentioned.

IIFT 2023 Exam Highlights

Check below IIFT short details:

Exam Name

IIFT MBA (IB) Entrance Exam 2023

Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Purpose of Test

Qualifying Test for admission to IIFT New Delhi and Kolkata

Exam type

National level

 Official website https://iift.nta.nic.in/

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