IIFT MBA (IB) ET - Answer Key

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade MBA (IB) Entrance Test

Form Date: 19 Aug - 30 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 19 Aug - 30 Sep 2021

IIFT 2021 Answer Key: Dates, How to Download the Answer Keys?

Updated On - January 13 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

IIFT MBA (IB) Entrance Test Answer Key will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) after the entrance exam (24 January). The candidates can download their individual response sheets from the official website of IIFT-NTA using their respective login credentials. The candidates will be allowed to object the answer key. The answer key will be released in the Pdf format. Firstly, the authority will publish provisional answer key & then will release the final answer key. Candidates should be able to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. Check more information about IIFT answer key 2021 from this page.
Latest Update:
  • The IIFT 2021 Application form is released by National Testing Agency (NTA). On-line submission of Application Form is available from 06.11.2020 to 20.12.2020 up to 5:00 p.m.
  • As per NTA, The dates to display of recorded responses and answer keys will be announced later.
  • Results will be processed based on the verified answer keys.
  • The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and the result will be declared based on final answer keys. No grievances/representation about Answer Key(s) after the declaration of result will be entertained. 

IIFT 2021 Answer Key Dates

Applicants can check the IIFT 2021 answer key schedule below in the given table:
IIFT MB 2021 Answer Key Dates
Answer KeyTo be announced after the exam
Declaration of IIFT 2021 resultTo be announced after the exam
Last date of Online submission of Application form20 December 2020
Admit Card download11 January 2021 onwards
IIFT MBA (IB) 2021 exam date24 January 2021
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IIFT 2021 Answer Key

The official IIFT MBA IB Answer key 2021 will be released by the National Testing Agency in the first week of December 2021. The National Testing Agency(NTA) will display provisional Answer Keys & Question Paper attempted by the candidate on the NTA’s website.
  • The Answer key will be displayed only after the commencement of the examination.
  • With the release of the provisional answer key, the applicants will be allowed to challenge the same through online mode only.
  • Also, with the help of provisional answer key, those who will appear in the exam will be able to calculate the estimated score of the entrance exam.
  • The subject experts will examine all the challenges received and then a final answer key will be declared.
  • No grievance about answer key after the declaration of result of IIFT MBA 2021 will be entertained and there shall be no revaluation.

How to Download IIFT 2021 Answer Key?

To download IIFT MBA IB answer key 2021, the candidates will have to log to the official website of IIFT-NTA and follow the steps given below:

Step 1 - After visiting the IIFT-NTA 2021, click on "View question paper - IIFT MBA (IB) only Indian candidates’.
Step 2 - To view the answer key enter application number and password or date of birth.
Step 3 - On submitting the details, a page will open displaying the answer key.
Step 4 - Download the same and save in a file.

How to Download IIFT 2021 Answer Key if Forgot Application Number?

To download the official answer key for IIFT 2020 entrance exam, candidates have to use the IIFT login. In the case, a candidate has forgotten his/her application number then the same can be recovered by following the below steps:

  • Step 1 - On the NTA-IIFT 2021 website, a link will be provided to recover the same.
  • Step 2 - Find the link and click on it.
  • Step 3 - Enter the details like name, father's name, mobile number, date of birth & security pin.
  • Step 4 - Click on " Get Application Number"
  • Step 5 - The application number will be displayed, note it down and keep it safe for all further uses.

How to object IIFT MBA (IB) Answer Key 2021?

If any of the candidates are not satisfied with the provisional answer key released the NTA allows the candidate to submit an objection against IIFT answer key.

  • Candidates are free to select as many questions for which they want to submit an objection.
  • It is to be submitted by online mode only through IIFT 2020 login.
  • Must note that no email, fax is accepted in this regard.
  • Those who wish to challenge the question will have also submit the proof for the objection raised.

Objection Fee for IIFT Answer Key 2021

Get the fee details in this regard below in the given points:

  • Rs 1000/- per question will have to be deposited.
  • Candidates can pay the objection fee amount by online mode through credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
  • The amount of the objection fee will be refunded to the candidates by NTA if the question challenged will be found to be correct.

How to submit objection for IIFT 2021 Answer Key?

candidates need to follow the instructions as provided below to submit the objection for IIFT answer key 2021:

  • Step 1 - On the official website of the NTA- IIFT 2021, click on the link given to log in either by application number & password or date of birth.
  • Step 2 - Enter the details asked & click on submit.
  • Step 3 - Now, click on the ‘Challenge Answer Key’ button, on clicking aspirants will see 110 Questions IDs in the sequential order.
  • Step 4 - Now, differentiate the answer key with that of challenging the option. ID next to the question under the column ‘Correct Option (s)’ is the answer key for IIFT 2021 and if a candidate wishes to challenge the option, then they have to select the respective option.
  • Step 5 - Next, they will have to click on the ‘Save your Claim(s)’ and move to the next screen in which the options as challenged will appear.
  • Step 6 - After that, select ‘Choose File’ option and upload the necessary document in proof of the question challenged.
  • Step 7 - Lastly, they will have to click on "Save your claim & pay fee" to make the requisite fee payment.

How to Calculate Score using IIFT Answer Key 2020?

IIFT 2020 entrance exam answer key can be used by the candidates to calculate their probable score. The calculation of marks is to be done as per the marking scheme. It is to be noted that though the NTA has not specified the marking scheme, however, as per the exam analysis, candidates shall have to follow the given marking scheme below to calculate their score.

  • Step 1 - Firstly the applicants will have to download the IIFT answer key, question paper & response sheet from the web portal of the NTA-IIFT 2021.
  • Step 2 - After downloading the pdfs, verify the answer marked with that of answer key released by the authority.
  • Step 3 - For each correct response give marks and deduct marks for an incorrect answer as per the following marking scheme.
Marking scheme:
Calculate Score using IIFT Answer Key
TopicsMarks for the correct answerMarks for an incorrect answer
Quantitative Aptitude+3 marks-1 marks
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension+3 marks-1 marks
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation+3 marks-1 marks
General Knowledge+1 marks-0.5 marks

IIFT 2020 Result

The result for IIFT MBA IB 2021 the computer-based test will be released online at NTA official website. Candidates can check their result using application number and password. Those who will be shortlisted in the 1st round will only be called for the second round of admissions.


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19 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

30 Sep 2021

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