IIFT 2021: MBA (IB) Admission, Cut Off, Counselling Process, Interview

IIFT 2021IIFT 2021 Shortlisted Candidates List (2nd Round) has been released on 12th March 2021. Answer Key has been released on 28th January 2021. IIFT is a national level test organised by NTA. Through this entrance test, various qualifying candidates will get admission into MBA (International Business). Students will be offered seats in campuses located in Delhi and Kolkata. Also, after the entrance test qualifying candidates will be invited to participate in the Group Discussion, Personal Interview, writing skills assessment rounds to get admission. To know complete information related to IIFT 2021 dates, answer key, result etc.

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IIFT 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check below all the official IIFT exam Dates for various events:

EventsDates 2021 
Registration starts from6th November 2020
Last date to apply30th December 2020
Last date of online fee payment30th December 2020
Application submission of GMAT score for foreign nationals & NRIs15th January to 15th March 2021
Application Correction starts1st to 3rd January 2021
Admit card release16th January 2021
IIFT 2021 Exam24th January 2021
Answer key release28th January 2021
Result announcement16th February 2021
GD & PI roundsJune 2021

IIFT 2021 Result

The IIFT Result has been published on 16th February 2021. To check the result candidates are required to enter their registered User Id and date of birth.

The result has been presented for download in the form of PDF. Also, the authority will release the merit list after the result announcement.

IIFT 2021 Scorecard

With the release of result, the scorecard has been published by IIFT. The scorecard is a necessary document which has to be shown by the candidates for getting admission.

It will mention candidate’s name, DOB, category, total score, section score and percentile score.

IIFT 2021 Cut Off

To get selected for counselling process, students must secure the cut off marks as prescribed by IIFT for admission. Check the IIFT cut off in the below given cut off:

CategoryCut Off Marks
UR candidates48.5
OBC candidates43.5
SC candidates38.5
ST candidates27.17
PH candidates28.85

IIFT 2021 Admission

For participation in the IIFT admission/ counselling process, the qualifying candidates will be shortlisted. Based on their marks and performance shown in the entrance exam, students will be able to participate in the admission procedure. GD and PI rounds will be organized for admission of the candidates.

In the month of June/ July 2021 the GD & PI procedure will start. Students while the admission procedure will be conducted will have to verify their necessary certificates and documents.

GMAT Score and Interview will be considered for admission into MBA in IIFT only for foreign national candidates. Students must send their GMAT scorecard copy with the IIFT application form to the authority within the specified period of time.

IIFT 2021 Answer Key

After the successful completion of IIFT exam, the answer key has been released. IIFT answer key has been released online on the website with the question papers. Answer key has been released on 28th January 2021 through online mode.

With the help of IIFT answer key, it is possible for the candidates to calculate their estimated score of the entrance test. Also, in case of any mistake found in the answer key, students are also be able to challenge within a specified period of time period.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The registration has been started from 6th November 2020.

Answer: In case of mistake in the application form, students are able to make correction from 1st to 3rd January 2020.

Answer: The entrance exam of IIFT has been held on 24th January 2021.

Answer: . Foreign nationals or NRI candidates are eligible through GMAT Scores.

Answer: The entrance test has been held in online CBT mode.

Answer: Yes, there is negative marking of 1/3 for each incorrect response.

Answer: No, there is no maximum or minimum age limit to apply for IIFT.

IIFT 2021 Application Form

Know IIFT 2021 Application Form details in the below given section:

  • IIFT 2021 Registration process has been started by online mode from 6th November 2020.
  • Candidates are able to apply for IIFT till 30th December 2020.
  • The complete application process can be carried out through online mode only.
  • Various steps in the application process are online registration, filling details in the application, application fee payment, image uploading of photograph, signature & category certificate (as per the format & size) and printing the application.
  • In case of mistake in the uploaded images, the image correction facility will be provided to the candidates.
  • Correction in the application details will get started from 1st to 3rd January 2021.
  • Sending of application form to the authority after completion of registration will not be required.

Application Fee:

Payment mode: The IIFT application fee can be paid by online mode through debit card, credit card or Net banking account or PAYTM Service.

Students can check application fee as per their category in the below given table:

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/Gen-EWS/ OBC (NCL)Rs.2500
ST/SC/PWD/Transgender CandidatesRs. 1000
Foreign Nationals/NRIsRs.15000 (US$ 200)

IIFT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Students should know the IIFT Eligibility criteria before applying for the exam:

  • Nationality: Indian Nationals will be eligible to apply. Also, the foreign national applicants can apply.
  • Age Criteria: There is no upper or lower age limit prescribed to apply for IIFT.
  • Qualifying Exam: Passed Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: The qualifying exam must be passed with minimum aggregate of 50% marks. Candidates of ST/SC/PwD category should have secured minimum of 45% marks.
  • Appearing: Students in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply. Such candidates are required to submit proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2021.

IIFT 2021 Exam Pattern

Check IIFT Exam pattern details briefly in the below given section:

  • Exam Mode & Date: IIFT 2021 will be held in online CBT mode on 24th January 2021.
  • Type of Questions: The questions in the exam will be of objective type.
  • Number of Questions: Total of 110 questions will be there in the exam paper.
  • Time Duration: 2 hours will be provided for completion of the paper.
  • Number of Sections: The sections in the paper will be – Verbal ability & reading compression, quantitative analysis, general awareness, data interpretation and logical reasoning.
  • Medium of Language: The paper will be in the medium language of English.
  • Total Marks: Exam paper will be of 300 marks.
  • Marking Pattern: The marking scheme will differ for various sections.
    Students can know the distribution of questions in the below given table:
SubjectsNumber of Questions
Data interpretation & Logical Reasoning30
General awareness20
Quantitative Analysis25
Verbal ability and reading compression35
Total110 questions

IIFT 2021 Syllabus

In the IIFT Syllabus, the questions will be asked from – English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis sections.

Various topics included in various sections are given below:

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

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

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

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

IIFT 2021 Preparation Tips

Know IIFT preparation tips for the exam for an easier way of exam preparation:

  • Students must know about the exam pattern and syllabus before the beginning of test.
  • Students are advised to start the preparation early.
  • Prepare a timetable and then follow it regularly.
  • Students must go for mock tests for a better preparation and practice.
  • Candidates must prepare for the exam from good sources of study materials prescribed by professionals.
  • While practicing for the exam, students must make proper notes of that and go through them daily.

IIFT 2021 Admit Card

The admit card of IIFT 2021 has been made available for download from 16th January 2021. To download the admit card, candidates must have to go to the online website by entering their name & application number.

Candidates must go through the details present in the IIFT admit card such as name, category, roll number, gender, application number, exam date & time, exam center, exam center address, exam day instructions & photograph and signature.

If any candidate finds any details incorrect in the admit card, he/she must contact the officials before the exam.

If you have any other query regarding IIFT 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section.

Displaying 3 Comments
  1. Mannandeep Kaur says:

    When exactly will the iift application form for 2021 be published?

  2. Adyasha Mishra says:

    Respected Sir/Madam
    When exactly the Registration/application form for IIFT 2021, MBA(IB) will be published ?
    Your response on the same will be highly appreciated.

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