Tag: IIFT Exam Syllabus



Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is an entrance Test which is formerly known as IIFT Exam. IIFT is the MBA Entrance Exam conducted to takeadmission in all the 3 campuses of IIFT. 

Every year around 60,000 students from all disciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Humanities and even Law students will take IIFT MBA admission test to get MBA admission in any one of 3 campuses of IIFT.

Since last year, IIFT has changed its mode of exam from offline to online mode. To get a 95+ score in IIFT requires at least 4-5 months of serious preparation.


Exam Name Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 
Also known as IIFT
IIFT Official website iift.nta.nic.in
Conducting By National Testing Agency
IIFT 2021 Exam date 24thanuary2021
Duration 2 hours
Mode Online
Question Type MCQs
Admissions to MBA (IB) at IIFT
Campuses IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata

and IIFT Kakinda

Total Seats available  IIFT Delhi campus:

258 seats

IIFT Kolkata campus:

253 seats




IIFT 2021 Notification Release 6th November 2020
Registration Starts on 6th November 2020
Last date for Registration 30th December 2020 (Till 5 PM)
Last date to pay IIFT Registration Fee 30th December 2020 (Till 11.50 PM)
IIFT 2021 Application Fee Rs 2500
Availability of Admit Card 11th January 2021 onwards
IIFT 2021 Exam date January 24, 2021 (3 PM to 5 PM)
IIFT 2021 Exam Result Date Expected on 31st January


Aspirant must be pursued Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with 50% aggregate.

Aspirants who are appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October, 2021

There is No any age limit to appear for the entrance exam.

The admission of a candidate who joins the program on provisional basis but fails to qualify in the Bachelor’s degree examination with required percentage of marks is likely to be cancelled.


  • Type of questions – MCQ
  • Exam duration – 2 hours
  • Exam mode- Online
  • Sections: There are 4 sections.
  • Quantitative ability (QA)
  • Data interpretation and logical reasoning (DILR)
  • Verbal ability & reading comprehension (VARC)
  • General knowledge & current affairs
  • Marking scheme: ⅓ marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.



Marks per questions

Quantitative Aptitude 3
General Knowledge 1.5


Section Negative marks
Quantitative Aptitude -1
General Knowledge -0.5


Quantitative Ability (QA) includes Mensuration, number system, simple and compound interest, time, distance, work and heights etc.

Verbal Ability & reading comprehension (VARC)includes paragraph formation, analogy, synonyms antonyms, grammar etc., general knowledge & current affairs include society, history, international affairs, balance of payments and trade, industry, business, banking etc.

Data interpretation and logical reasoning (DILR) includes graphs, series and analysis, coding-decoding, selections, deductions, chart etc.


Step 1 : Visit official website and Click on Registration using your valid Email ID and Mobile Number.

Step 2 : Fill up all the required information and note down the system generated Application Number.

Step 3 : Upload scanned Photograph (File size: 10 kb – 200 kb),

Step 4 : Candidate’s Signature (File size: 4kb – 30kb)

Step 5 : Copy of Category certificate and PWD (if applicable) (File size: 50kb -300kb).

Step 6 : All documents must be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format.

Step 7 : Pay fee using ICICI/PAYTM Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/PAYTM and keep proof of fee paid.

Step 8 : You should download and take printout of Confirmation Page after successful payment of fee and keep copies safely for future reference.


Category Fee
General/ OBC INR 2500 + Tax
SC/ ST/ PWD INR 1000+ Tax


Once you successfully complete application process, the NTA will release the admit card of IIFT 2021 on 11th January. Candidates who have successfully filled the application form will only be able to download their IIFT 2021 admit card. A registered Login ID and Password is required to download the admit card of IIFT 2021.

Candidates will have to carry the hard copy of the IIFT 2021 admit card and any one valid photo identity card with them to their respective exam center. IIFT 2021 admit card includes all details related to the exam date, details mentioned on admit card, major guidelines, how to resolve the difficulty while downloading the admit card, browser to be used etc.


Once the exam is conducted, NTA will declare the result of IIFT 2021 through online mode. The result of IIFT 2021 will be declared on the official website of NTA and it will display in from of a scorecard. Candidates can check their IIFT 2021 result only after entering in login credentials. The result of IIFT 2021 will show both sectional and overall percentile.