IIFT 2018: Registration, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

iift 2018IIFT 2018 Online Registration has been started from 25th July 2017. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the top 10 business schools of India that offers MBA in International Business (IB). Candidates desiring of taking admission into IIFT have to appear in IIFT entrance exam 2018. IIFT exam will be held in the month of February. Here, candidates can check complete information about IIFT 2018 including application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern and syllabus.

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IIFT 2018 Notifications – Registration Started

newiconIIFT 2018 Online Registration has been started from 25th July 2017.Click here for registration details.

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IIFT 2018 Exam Date

Check the official exam schedule of IIFT 2018 from the below table:

EventsExam Dates (Announced)
Starting of application form25th July 2017
Last date to fill the application form8th September 2017
Last date for request for test center change (center change fee: Rs. 1000)3rd November 2017
Last date to apply online & submit GMAT score for foreign nationals & NRIs15th February 2018
Issue Date of Admit Card15th November 2017
Date of Examination26th November 2017 (10 AM to 12 Noon)
Declaration of ResultFebruary 2018
Date of Group Discussion, Interview and Essay WritingFebruary/March 2018

IIFT Registration 2018

  • IIFT 2018 registration can be done through online as well as offline mode.
  • Candidates can obtain the application forms offline from IIFT counter.
  • Forms can also be obtained through post by sending a DD of requisite amount along with the “Request Application”.
  • The candidates belonging from SC/ST/PH/OBC(non-creamy layer) category have to send the printout of the online application form along with self attested Caste certificate.
  • Candidates making payment through DD have to mandatorily send the DD along with printout of filled-in online application form to the IIFT office.
  • All the enclosures should be reached by registered post/speed post/courier only to the following address:

Section Officer (GSD),
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
B- 21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi- 110016.
Ph. 011-2685 7908

Registration Fee:

The Application Fee is Rs.1550/- for General candidates; Rs.775/- for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates and US $ 80 (INR Rs. 4500/-) for Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI Candidates.

Two Modes are available for fee payment:

  • Online Mode – Credit/Debit Card (VISA/Master)
  • Offline Mode – Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, payable at New Delhi.
Check – How to Fill Application Form (step by step process)

Eligibility Criteria

Before starting the application process, candidates must ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria of IIFT 2018 given below:

  • Nationality: Indian as well as Foreign nationals are eligible to take admission in IIFT.
  • Qualifying Examination: Candidate must possess bachelor’s degree of minimum 3-duration in any discipline.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should qualify the above exam at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved categories).
  • Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing the final year examination of graduation can also apply. However, Such candidates are required to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination latest by 7th October 2018.
  • No Age Limit: There is no age limit prescribed by the authority to be eligible for IIFT 2018.

IIFT Exam Pattern

Get complete details about IIFT exam pattern 2018 from here:

  • Exam Mode: IIFT is the pen and paper test.
  • Sections: The question paper will include 5 sections namely English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Number of Questions: Total 123 questions will be appeared in the examination. Number of questions varies every year.
  • Question Paper Type: The questions will be of Multiple Choice Type.
  • Language: The medium of the test will be English only.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the test will be 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Each section will contain different marks ranges from 0.5 to 1.00.
  • Negative Marking: There is a provision of negative marking. 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
SectionsNumber of Questions
English Comprehension36 questions
General Knowledge & Awareness25 questions
Logical Reasoning42 questions
Quantitative Analysis20 questions
Total123 questions

IIFT Syllabus

There is no fixed syllabus for IIFT 2018.  However, questions will be asked from English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis. Students are advised to prepare these sections thoroughly. Aspirants can also practice the previous years question papers to get idea about the kind of questions asked.

Exam Centers

The exam will be held in the following cities:

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar , Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.

How to Prepare for IIFT

Here are the few preparation tips for preparing the IIFT exam:

  • Make your exam strategy including time management, speed with accuracy and strategy for how to score maximum marks.
  • Students are advised to practice mock tests to analyze your strengths and weakness.
  • Don’t mark the answer casually as 1/3rd will be deduct for each wrong answer.
  • Study from a right book matters a lot therefore look for the best book.
  • Solve the previous years question papers.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: No, you cannot make any changes after final submission of application form.
Answer: 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Answer: Application form of IIFT entrance exam 2018 has been released from 25th July 2017.
Answer: Admit card will be sent to the candidates through post. Candidates can also download the admit card through the official website of IIFT.
Answer: Fees can be paid through credit card/debit card or demand draft.
Answer: The paper medium will be English only.
Answer: Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern of IIFT 2018 from the exam pattern section of our article.
Answer: Yes, you can get the application form either from IIFT counter or by post.

Answer: There is no prescribed age criteria to apply for IIFT 2018.

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IIFT Admit Card 2018

  • IIFT 2018 admit card will be sent to the candidates by post in the first or second week of November 2018.
  • Candidates can also download the admit card through the official website of IIFT in the third week of November 2018.
  • To download the admit card, students need to enter application number and password.
  • Candidates have to reach the examination venue with admit card and one ID proof.

Answer Key

  • IIFT Answer key will enable the candidates to estimate the chances of selection for further rounds of admission.
  • The answer key will be published few days after the examination.

IIFT Results

  • IIFT Result 2018 will be published in the last week of December 2017.
  • The result will contain the name, application number/roll number of the candidates selected for further rounds of admission process.

IIFT Score Card

  • IIFT 2018 Score Card will be available for downloading after few days of the result announcement.
  • Publication of score card will be done in the last week of December 2017.
  • Candidates can download their score card by entering roll number and DOB.

IIFT Admission 2018

  • Candidates shortlisted on the basis of written test are required to appear the further rounds of selection process.
  • The further processes include Group Discussion, Interview and writing skill assessment. It will be held in January/February 2018 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
  • Admission of Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI Candidates in IIFT will be done on the basis of GMAT score only.

For any queries regarding IIFT 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Harinder kumsr says:

    What is the admission criteria for the NRI SPONSERED candidates..please explain in details..thanks

  2. Akshit Gubba says:

    What proof has to be submitted to show that we shall finish the graduation by October 2018.

  3. Scarlet says:

    Hello,
    I would like to know what kind of topics are generally asked in essay writings during the 2nd round of selection.

  4. Jaita Das says:

    Hi Team,
    I would like to know syllabus and the guidelines to prepare for the IIFT Exam.

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