IIFT 2020: Important Date, Application forn, Eligibility, Application Form

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The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Application Form has been released on 09 September 2019. IIFT 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. From this article, candidates can check the complete information about IIFT Result 2020 along with some other information.

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The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is an autonomous institute established by the Government of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) in 1963. It has instituted at three locations – Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada. And IIFT Result 2020 will be announced jointly for all the three institutes.

Latest Update: The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Application Form has been released on 09 September 2019.

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IIFT 2020 Important Dates

Events Dates
Availability of Application Form 09 September 2019
Last Date of fill the application form 25 October 2019
Last date for Foreign and NRI candidate to apply and submit GMAT scores 25 October 2019
Last date to opt for centre change 01 November 2019
Admit card date 11 November 2019
Exam Date 01 December 2019
Declaration of result 11 December 2019
Score Card release date 2nd week January 2020
Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion, and Interview 4th week of January to 3rd week of February 2020

IIFT Application Form 2020

Candidates can fill the IIFT 2020 application form in online mode only. Candidates are advised to fill the details carefully.

Application fee:

The IIFT application fee 2020 has increased from that of last year.

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IIFT 2020 Syllabus

Topics

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 Paper Pattern

Type

Section

No. of Questions

Marks/Question

Total Marks

Negative Marks/Question

Section I

Data Interpretation

20

0.75

15

0.33

Section II

Logical Reasoning

20

1

20

0.25

Section III

General Awareness

18

0.5

9

0.17

Section IV

Verbal Ability

20

1

20

0.33

Section V

Reading Comprehension

16

1

16

0.33

Section VI

Quantitative Aptitude

20

1

20

0.33

Total

114

100

Source: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Official Website: www.iift.edu

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IIFT Result 2020

IIFT result 2020 will be released through 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 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.

GD, PI and IIFT Final Result 2020

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 Exam Centres

Ahmedabad

Hyderabad

Allahabad

Indore

Bengaluru

Jaipur

Bhubaneshwar

Jamshedpur

Chandigarh

Kochi

Chennai

Kolkata

Coimbatore

Lucknow

Dehradun

Mumbai

Delhi

Nagpur

Guwahati

Visakhapatnam

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.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Cut Off

The cut-off list will be released by the Institution after the declaration of the result. IIFT 2020 Cut Off is available in January 2020. 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 2020 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

IIFT MBA (IB) Entrance Exam

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

Paper Pattern

Objective Test (MCQs)

Sections

Six sections (Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude)

Exam Duration

120 minutes (2 hours)

Mode of Exam

Offline (PBT)

How to Download IIFT 2020 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.

IIFT Selection Criteria 2020

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.

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