IIFT 2021 entrance exam for admission to MBA (International Business) 2021-23 batch will be held on December 6, 2020. It will be a single session computer based test of two hours duration. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) MBA Admission Test-2021 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) and not by IIFT as was conducted earlier. NTA will release the IIFT MBA Admission Test 2021 Notification in August 2020
One of the most important MBA entrance exams IIFT Entrance Exam has following key highlights:
|IIFT 2020 Exam Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Number of MBA colleges under IIFT Exam||IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (Yet to commence)|
|Mode of IIFT Entrance Exam 2020||Computer Based Test (Changed from Paper Based test)|
|IIFT 2020 Application Process||Online|
|IIFT Exam Application Fee||Rs.2000/- (Under Revision)|
|IIFT Exam Full Form||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam|
|IIFT Exam cut off Percentile||95 Percentile|
|IIFT Exam Raw Score cut off out of 100||39 to 42 marks (Based on last year cut off)|
|Total Questions in IIFT Exam||114 (based on Last Year number)|
|Sectional Division of IIFT 2020 Exam||6 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section|
|IIFT 2020 Exam Duration||2 Hours (10AM to 12 Noon)|
|IIFT Exam 2020 Key sections||VA, RC, Quant, DI, LR, GK|
|IIFT Exam Difficulty Level||Moderate to Difficult|
|Maximum Marks in IIFT Exam||100|
|IIFT 2020 Scoring Pattern||Varying Scoring pattern of 0.5 Mark to 1 Mark for each correct|
|Negative Marking||1/3 of the Marks allotted for correct answer|
|Importance of Sectional Score||Candidates to qualify in each section and achieve the minimum cut|
IIFT 2020 Important Dates
|Registrations begin||September 2nd week, 2020|
|Registrations end||October 3rd week, 2020|
|Admit cards download begins||November 2nd week, 2020|
|IIFT 2020 Exam||December 1st week, 2020|
|Answer key download||December 2nd week, 2020|
|Result announcement||December 3rd week, 2020|
|Announcement of shortlist||January 1st week, 2021|
National Testing Agency will prescribe the eligibility criteria for IIFT 2020. It states the educational qualifications required by the candidate to appear for IIFT. The eligibility criteria of IIFT 2020 are different for various categories. Candidates failuring to meet IIFT eligibility criteria 2020, his/her admission will stand cancelled. Therefore, before filling the application form, aspirants must check for the IIFT 2020 eligibility criteria. IIFT exam is conducted for admission to the management programme of IIFT. IIFT 2020 will be conducted on December 1, 2020.
Candidates who wish to apply for the exam must check the IIFT 2020 eligibility criteria first. Here are the complete eligibility criteria for IIFT exam for this year.
5. Candidates of any age can apply for IIFT entrance exam
IIFT 2020 Eligibility Criteria- NRI / Foreign National
What To Keep Ready Before Filling IIFT 2020 Registration Form
Before filling the IIFT 2020 application form aspirants must keep ready with them the following documents:
Specification for documents
|Signature||JPEG/.JPG||between 10 kb to 200 kb|
|Photograph||.JPEG/.JPG||between 4kb to 30 kb|
|Reserved category certificate||.JPEG/.JPG||between 50kb to 300 kb|
Steps to fill IIFT 2020 Registration form
How To Fill IIFT Application Form 2020
Step 1- Register for IIFT 2020
Candidates will have to click on the link that has been provided on this page. Aspirants will be directed to the page of registration once the form is released online by IIFT.
Step 2- Click on the icon ADMISSION 2020
Once the student is directed on the main page, they will have to then click on the icon ADMISSION 2020 wherein students will see the instructions regarding the filling of form and then click on ˜Apply now.'
Step 3- Fill the IIFT Registration Form 2020
Students will be able to see the IIFT application form 2020 wherein it is mandatory to fill the following personal details:
Step 4- Upload the Necessary documents
As mentioned above the documents which are necessary to be handy while filling the IIFT registration form, students need to upload those documents as per the format and size mentioned in the table given above.
National Testing Agency has opened the window for making changes in the image which the candidates have uploaded in the IIFT registration form 2020. Students must ensure that they upload scanned and clear copy of certificates which indicate their category as well as the subcategory. he scanned documents should be in JPEG or JPG format and the file size should be between 50 kb to 300 kb.
Note- Candidates who have physical limitation for writing the examination have to fill the certificate.
Step 5- Select the IIFT Exam Centre 2020
Students will have to choose the exam centre from the list of cities that are given in the IIFT registration form 2020.
Step 6- Payment of fees for IIFT Registration Form 2020
Once all the documents are uploaded and all the details filled successfully, students will be directed to the page of payment of fees for the registration form of IIFT 2020.
Mode of payment of fees
Students can make the payment of IIFT 2020 registration form fees through any one of the following modes:
|Category||New Registration Form Fee|
|General/ OBC candidates||Rs. 2000|
|ST/SC/PH students||Rs. 1,000|
Step 7- Confirmation mail.
Upon the successful payment of the fees, students the confirmation mail regarding the IIFT 2020exam.
Step 8 - Download and take a printout of the confirmation mail
After successfully filling the IIFT registration form 2020 and paying the fees, candidates will have to download and take a printout of the confirmation mail along with the payment receipt for future references.
Correction of IIFT 2020 Application Form
Candidates can edit their application form from November. Students who have submitted their application form in online mode and wish to edit any particular in the application form can edit it in the given period
|Conducting body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Exam mode||Computer-Based Mode|
|Exam duration||Two hours|
|Number of sections||Six|
|Nature of questions||Multiple-choice questions|
|Number of questions in each section||Not specific|
|Total number of questions||114|
|Marks allotted for every correct answer||0.5-1 mark|
|Negative Marking||1/3rd of total marks per question|
|Sectional time limit||No limit|
IIFT Marking Scheme - Section-wise
|Sections||Number of questions||Marks for the correct answer||Negative Marking|
|Vocabulary and Comprehension||16||1||0.33|
|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.|
Admit card is the must-have document for every candidate to appear for IIFT 2020 exam. Candidates need to carry the IIFT 2020 admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam. Only the candidates who fill and submit the application form of IIFT 2020 along with the application fee would be able to download the admit card. Given below are the rest of the details:
The result of IIFT 2020 exam will be announced on December . Both the result and scorecard will be available in online mode. IIFT will release the names of shortlisted candidates for the second round of interview. As many as 2097 candidates were selected previous year. More details are given below:
Some of the prominent factors that are taken into account while determining the IIFT cutoff 2020 are:
National Testing Agency, NTA the conducting body of the exam will announce the IIFT 2020 cutoff along with the result which is likely to be declared in the first week of January. More details are given below:
Authorities will release the selection procedure of IIFT 2020 in January. IIFT will shortlist candidates on the basis of performance in the written test of IIFT 2020 as per the qualifying criteria. Then if you are shortlisted you will go for the essay writing skill test. After the writing skill test, you will go for the group discussion and personal interview. There are three main stages of the IIFT Selection Procedure 2020:
Essay Writing: Candidates who qualify the IIFT exam will have to take part in the next round of selection i.e Essay Writing. For this round, the average time is 20 minutes and the word limit is 300 words. In this round, they have examined your writing skills and conceptual knowledge about the given topics.
Group Discussion & Interview: GD round is aimed at figuring out how the candidates work in a team. Students must keep in mind all the events of general awareness. Students who are preparing for the group discussion and personal interview rounds must be aware of the recent trends in business events. Students must prepare group discussion and learn interview tactics before appearing for the interview