IIFT 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

IIFT 2021

IIFT 2021 will be conducted in the first week of December 2020. IIFT is organised by National Test Agency (NTA). It is a national level entrance test which is conducted every year to offer admission in Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Business(IB). Through this exam, candidates will get admission in campuses of Indian Institue of Foreign Trade located in Delhi and Kolkata. Also, After qualifying the exam, candidates will get invited for further steps of admission i.e group discussion, Personal Interview, writing skills assessment rounds. IITFT 2021 Registration process will start from the second week of September 2020. Candidates may read the whole article for complete details regarding the IIFT 2021 exam such as exam date, important schedule, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, counselling, Answer key, admit card, result etc.

IIFT 2021 Notification

  • IIFT 2021 Notification is delayed this year due to COVID-19.
  • The notification will release in last week of October 2020 tentatively.
  • The notification will include all the important details regarding the IIFT Exam.

IIFT 2021 Important dates

The important IIFT 2021 exam schedule is given in the table below:

Notification releaseThird week of August 2020
Registration startsSecond week of September 2020
Last date to applyFourth week of October 2020
Application correction startsFirst week of November 2020
Last date to apply through GMAT for foreign nationals & NRIsFebruary 2021
Admit card releaseSecond week of November 2020
Exam dateFirst week of December 2020
Result announcementSecond week of September 2020
Scorecard release dateSecond week of January 2021
GD & PI roundsJanuary or February 2021

IIFT 2021 Application Form

The details regarding the IIFT 2021 Application form are:

  • IIFT 2021 Registration process will release in the second week of September 2020.
  • The application form will release in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application form through the official website.
  • The last date of filing the application form will be in February 2021.
  • The application process includes various steps i.e online registration, fill the details, application fee payment, uploading of documents and application submission.
  • Also, the authority will provide the correction facility for correction in the application form.
  • The correction facility will start from the first week of November 2020.
  • Candidates may note that they don’t have to send the hardcopy to the authority.

Application Fee

The details regaridng the IIFT application fee are:

CategoryApplication Fee
Gen-EWS/ UR/OBC (NCL)Rs. 2000/-
ST/SC/PwD/Transgender CandidatesRs. 1000/-
Foreign Nationals/NRIsRs. 9,500 (150 USD)

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode via Debit card, credit card, Net banking or Paytm service.

How to Apply for IIFT 2021?

The procedure to apply for the IIFT 2021 Registration process are:

  • Visit the official website of the authority.
  • Click on Apply and register yourself.
  • After registration, candidates will receive login credentials i.e login id and password.
  • Login using the credentials to access the application form.
  • Enter the details required in the application form.
  • After filling the application form, candidates may upload the documents.
  • Then, pay the application fee.
  • At last, candidates may submit the application form.

IIFT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must know the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The details regarding the IIFT 2021 eligibility criteria are:

  • Nationality: The candidates from India as well as candidates from foreign countries can apply.
  • Age Criteria: There is no upper or lower age limit prescribed for IIFT Exam.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized board or university.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must have passed with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Also, Candidates of ST/SC/PwD category should have secured a minimum of 45% marks.
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for the exam. Such candidates are required to submit the proof of requisite qualification by 07 October 2021.

IIFT 2021 Exam Pattern

The details regaridng the IIFT Exam Pattern are:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Exam Duration: The exam will be of 02 hours duration.
  • Type of Questions: The questions will be of Objective Type.
  • Total Questions: There will be a total 123 questions in the exam paper.
  • Total Marks: The exam paper will be of a total of 100 Marks
  • Sections: There will be 04 sections in the exam i.e English Grammar and comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Language: The exam will be in the English language.
  • Marking Scheme:
    • Correct answer: 0.5 to 01 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.
    • Incorrect answer: 0.33 percent of marks allotted to the questions will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

The distribution of the marks in the IIFT 2021 Exam paper are given below:

SubjectsNumber of Questions
Logical Reasoning42
English comprehension36
Quantitative Analysis20
General Knowledge25
Total123 questions

IIFT 2021 Syllabus

The details regarding the IIFT Syllabus are:

  • IIFT 2021 Syllabus will contain topics from sections such as English grammar, comprehension and vocabulary, Current affairs and General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis sections.

The important topics of each section of the IIFT Syllabus are:

Logical Reasoning: Linear & Matrix Arrangements, Visual & Critical Reasoning, Coding & Decoding, Sequencing, Cause & Effect, Family Tree Problem, Symbol based Problem, etc.

Vocabulary and Comprehension: Spellings, Word meaning match, Sentence Arrangement, Figure of Speech, Grammar, Phrases, Synonyms, Sentence Completion, Reading Comprehension etc.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs: Topics related to current scenarios, Politics, political, sports awareness, economic, Awards & Awardees, International Affairs, etc.

Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis: Parentages, HCF & LCM, Vectors, Venn Diagram, Number System, Logarithm, Binomial Expansion, Clocks, Calendar, Median, Installments payments, Mode, Speed, Co-ordinate geometry, Ratios & Proportions, Time, Distance, Simple interest etc.

IIFT 2021 preparation Tips

The details regarding how to prepare for IIFT 2021 exam are::

  • Evaluate the exam pattern and whole syllabus before starting the preparation.
  • Candidates may start their preparation with the basics.
  • Make a timetable and prepare for the exam accordingly.
  • Solve Previous papers to evaluate the performance.
  • Give mock tests for understanding the pattern of exam.
  • At last, candidates may keep their mind fresh and calm till the exam.

IIFT 2021 Admit Card

The details regaridng the IIFT Admit card are:

  • IIFT 2021 admit card will release in second week of November 2020.
  • The admit card will release in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website.
  • Candidates will have to enter ther login id and password to download the admit card.
  • The admit card contain details such as name, roll number, gender, application number, category, exam date & time, exam center, photgrapgh and signature.
  • Candidates have to bring a valid ID proof along with the admit card.
  • Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • In case of any mistakes in the details mentioned in the admit card, candidates may call the authority.

IIFT 2021 Answer key

The details regarding the IIFT Answer key are:

  • IIFT 2021 Answer key will release after the commencement of the exam.
  • The authority will release the answer key in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to download the answer key from the official website.
  • Candidates can evaluate their performance in the IIFT Exam with the help of Answer key.
  • Moreover, candidates can also challenge the answer key within the stipulated time.

IIFT 2021 Result

The details regaridng the IIFT result are:

  • IIFT 2021 reuslt will be announced in the second week of December 2020.
  • The authority will relase the result in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to check the reuslt from the official website.
  • Also, candidates will have to enter the login id and password to check the result.
  • The result will be released on the basis of the performance of candidate in the IIFT Exam.
  • Candidates will be able to download the result in the form of PDF.
  • Moreover, the authrooity will release a merit list on the basis of the result.

IIFT 2021 Scorecard

The details regarding the IIFT Scorecard are:

  • IIFT 2021 Scorecard will be relased by the authority with the result.
  • The scorcard is a necessary document for candidate for getting the admission.
  • The scorecard will contain details like candidates name, date of birth, category, socre, section wise score and percentile socre.

IIFT 2021 Cut Off

The details regaridng the IIFT Cutoff are:

  • IIFT 2021 cut off will be released by the authority in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to download the cut off list from the official website.
CategoryCut Off Marks
General candidates48.5
OBC candidates43.5
SC candidates38.5
ST candidates27.17
PwD candidates28.85

IIFT 2021 Admission

The details regarding the IIFT Admission procedure are given below:

  • Candidates will be called for IIFT counselling/admission process after getting shortlisted on the basis of the marks in the exam.
  • On the basis of the marks and performance, candidates will be able to participate in the admission procedure.
  • After counselling, candidates will have to go from GD and PI rounds.
  • GD and PI rounds will start in the month of January/ February 2021.
  • The authority will call the candidates to verify the documents as well as the eligibility of the candidate.
  • For MBA, candidates GMAT score and interview will be considered for admission of foreign candidates.
  • Candidates have to send the copy of GMAT scorecard and application form to the authority.

IIFT 2021 Intake

The intake of IIFT campuses has been increased after launch of Kakinada campus. The details regaridng the IIFT seats intake are:

IIFT CampusesIntake for MBA (IB) 2021-22
IIFT Delhi220 seats
IIFT Kolkata140 seats
IIFT Kakinada60 seats

Things to Carry for the IIFT Exam

The things to be carried along on the day of exam are:

  • Printout of Admit card
  • Any of the following documents:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Passport
    • Driving Licence
    • Voter ID Card
    • PAN Card

IIFT Reservation Criteria

The details regarding the IIFT reservation criteeria are:

CategoryReservation Criteria
ST Candidates7.5%
SC candidates15%
OBC Candidates23%
NRI Candidates04%

IIFT 2021 Highlights

The highlights of IIFT 2021 exam are given below:

Exam NameIIFT
Full FormIndian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam
Exam levelNational level
Exam TypePG Exam
Conducting BodyNational testing Agency (NTA)
Purpose of ExamTo offer admission in 02 years MBA(IB)
Exam ModeOnline mode
Helpline number(033) 2443 2450

Official website of IIFT: www.tedu.iift.ac.in

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