IIFT 2024: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

IIFT 2024IIFT 2024 Examination will be held in third week of December 2023. IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trades) entrance examination is conducted for admission in MBA- Intentional Business courses. Indian Institute of Foreign Trades is a deemed to be university. This examination is conducted each year by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a national level entrance examination conducted once in a year. Admission through this examination is provided in management programmes in its campuses i.e. Delhi & Kolkata. Eligible candidates will be able to apply through online mode. Here in this article, we have provided details about IIFT 2024 such as application form, eligibility, exam dates etc.

IIFT 2024 Overview

Name of the examIIFT 2024
Full formIndian Institute of Foreign Trades
Conducting authorityNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Courses offeredMBA – IB
Mode of applicationOnline
Exam modeOnline (CBT)

IIFT 2024 Exam Dates

In the given table candidates can check tentative dates for IIFT 2024:

EventsDates 2024
IIFT Exam Notification1st week of October 2023
Starting of application form1st week of October 2023
Last date to fill out the application form4th week of November 2023
Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre4th week of November 2023
Application correctionLast week of November 2023
Admit Card2nd week of December 2023
Examination Date3rd week of December 2023
Answer key1st week of January 2024
Result/ Score card2nd week of February 2024
GD and PI RoundsMarch 2024

IIFT 2024 Application Form

In the below steps, candidates can get all the details about IIFT 2024 Application Form:

  • Application form of IIFT 2024 will be made available through online mode only, no application form will be provided through any offline mode.
  • Candidates will get their application form from first week of October 2023.
  • Candidates must provide their own email address and mobile number for registration.
  • Read all the instructions given on information bulletin and satisfy eligibility criteria to be eligible for exam.
  • Provide the correct information in the application form including educational, personal and other.
  • Upload the required documents i.e. photograph, signature and category certificates in the prescribed format.
  • In case of incomplete details application form will be rejected, so fill all the details carefully.
  • The last date to submit registration form will be till fourth week of November 2023.
  • Authority will also provide the facility to make correction in form from the last week of November 2023.
  • Candidates must take printout of the submitted application form and keep it safe till admission procedure.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee of IIFT 2024 will be paid through online mode only.
  • Candidates will be able to pay fee using ICICI payment gateways through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or UPI.
  • Candidates are advised to keep a proof of their fee payment for future reference.
  • Application fee will be non-refundable in nature.

Candidates must check below the registration fee for all categories:

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ general EWS/ OBC-NCL/ Kashmiri mirant & kashmiri pandit/ kashmir Hindu families (non-migrants) living in Kashmir valleyRs. 2500/-
SC/ ST/ PWD & third genderRs. 1250/-
Foreign national/ NRIsRs. 15000/- (USD 200)

How to Apply for IIFT 2024:

  • Step 1: Go through the official website (link will be provided above).
  • Step 2: Firstly, register yourself by providing basic details i.e. name, email adress & mobile number.
  • Step 3: Now, login to the website and click on ‘apply online’ button.
  • Step 4: Fill the online application form by providing required details i.e. qualification, personal etc.
  • Step 5: Submit the details and in next step upload your documents.
  • Step 6: Upload your scanned image of photograph, signature & category certificate in specific size.
  • Step 7: Make payment through online mode using debit card/ credit card etc.
  • Step 8: Download and take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

IIFT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check the below mentioned IIFT eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

For General & Reserved category:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must have minimum of 3 Year bachelor’s degree from a recognised institute.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit criteria to apply.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must secure minimum of 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved category) in their qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates those are appearing in their final year of graduation will also be eligible to apply.

For Foreign National/ NRIs:

  • Qualifications: Candidates must be graduated from any recognised university/ institutes.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates will need to secure 50% marks in their qualifying examination.
  • Appearing: Last year appearing candidates will also be eligible to apply.

IIFT 2024 Exam Pattern

In the given section we have provided complete IIFT 2024 exam pattern:

  • Mode of Exam: IIFT 2024 examination will be conducted through online mode (CBT).
  • Duration: Duration of exam will be 2 hours.
  • Language: Question paper will be available in English language.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Number of Questions: Total 110 questions will be available in question paper.
  • Marking scheme: 3 Marks will be provided for each right answer in section – 1, 2, 3 and 1.5 marks will be provided in section 4.
  • Negative Marking: 1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Candidates can check below the section wise subjects available in question paper:

Section 1Quantitative Ability (QA)
Section 2Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
Section 3Logical Reasoning & Date Interpretation (LRDI)
Section 4General Knowledge (GK)

IIFT 2024 Syllabus

IIFT 2024 syllabus will consist various subjects i.e. general knowledge, logical reasoning & date interpretation, verbal ability, quantitative ability etc. Candidates can check some important topics of each section below:

Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic mean, vectors, set theory, clocks, average, calendar, Venn diagram, profit and loss, compound interest, standard deviation, trigonometry, algorithm etc.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: Analogy, Phrases, grammar, spellings, fill in the blanks, matching word meaning, figure of speech, para formation questions, opinion based abstract topics, current affairs – business & economy.

General Knowledge: Business, science, economics, banking, geography, industry, history, entertainments.

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation: Series, blood relation, puzzles, line graphs, statement and conclusion, family tree problems, syllogism, verbal logic.

IIFT Preparation Tips

Candidates must follow the given preparation tips, it will help them to prepare well for the examination:

  • Know the complete exam pattern & syllabus for IIFT 2024.
  • Make a time table accordingly, and follow it on the daily basis.
  • Choose good study material & books for exam preparation.
  • Practice from the previous years question papers & mock tests.
  • Read new papers & current affair magazines.
  • Take care of your health and do yoga daily.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: No, IIFT 2024 application fee will be non-refundable. 

Answer: Yes, authority will also provide the correction facility for particular fields.
Answer: No, application form will only be released through online mode on the website.
Answer: No, you cannot withdraw the application form after submission of the same.
Answer: There will be no need to send any hardcopy of the application form by post.
Answer: No, you will not be eligible for the exam. It will be necessary to have 50% marks (45% for reserved category).
Answer: There will be no attempt limit for the exam. One can appear in any number of time.
Answer: In case of extra payment, amount will be refunded to you after submission of the form. If payment will not be refunded then you must contact the officials through mail.
Answer: No, application fee will only be submitted through online mode.

IIFT 2024 Admit Card

Admit card will be released through online mode on the website. It will be made available in second week of December 2023. Candidates must appear for the examination at the exam venue on the given date and time. Hall ticket will not be sent to the candidates by post or offline mode.

Candidates must verify all the details printed on the admit card. In case of any discrepancy on admit card, contact to the authorities immediately. Admit card will not be available for those candidates who have submitted incomplete application form. Take printout of the admit card for future references.

Bring the admit card on the day of exam with one ID proof and one passport size photograph. Any kind of calculator, food items, bags, watches, electronic devices will be prohibited at the examination centre.

IIFT 2024 Answer Key

Authority will release the IIFT answer key few days after the conduct of exam. It will be released in first week of January 2024. Answer will consist the correct answers of the questions asked in the examination. Question papers will also be released with the answer key.

Authority will also provide the challenge facility against the answer key to the candidates. Candidates will need to pay Rs. 200 for per challenged answer key. After submitting all the objections, final & revised answer key will be released.

IIFT 2024 Result

IIFT 2024 Result will be declared in second week of February 2024. It will be declared through online mode. Candidates will be able to check their results through login details i.e. application number and date of birth.

Result will be declared on the basis of the verified answer key. There will be no rechecking/ re-evaluation of the result. After few days of the declaration of result, score card will be made available on the website.

Score card contain details i.e. name of the candidate, roll number, application number, overall score, subject wise scores etc. Candidates must take printout of the result as it will be needed at the time of admission.

IIFT 2024 Cut Off

Cut off will be released through online mode on the website. Cut off marks will be prepared by the authority separately for all categories. It will be necessary for the candidates to obtain minimum cut off marks to be eligible for admission.

Based on the cut off marks, candidates will be able to participate in GD/ PI and other admission rounds. Below we have provided the reservation of seats for different categories:


IIFT 2024 Admission

IIFT 2024 Admission procedure is organised by the authority in various rounds. Based on the final result candidates will be shortlisted for GD/ PI rounds. Final admission to the candidates will be provided based on various factors i.e. entrance exam, GD (group discussion), writing skills assessments & PI (personal interviews).

Candidates will need to reach at the allotted venue for GD/PI rounds. It is also necessary for the candidates to bring original (required) documents for verification. Details regarding final selection and admission will be updated by the officials on the website.

Here we have listed some of important documents which will be needed for verification:

  • Academic mark sheets and certificate
  • Passport & copy of all passport pages
  • Call letter
  • IIFT 2024 score card
  • IIFT 2024 admit card
  • Income certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Passport size photographs etc.

Participating Institutes of IIFT

Here candidates can check list of participating colleges/ institutes of IIFT:

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trades (IIFT), Delhi
  • ITM Business School Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Lovely Professional University, Punjab
  • IPS Business School, Jaipur
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trades (IIFT), Kolkata
  • Adarsh Institute of Management & Information Technology, Bangalore
  • Uttaranchal University, Dehradun
  • Amity University, Rajasthan
  • CEPT University, Ahmedabad

If you have any other query related to the IIFT 2024, then you can ask in the comment section below.

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