IIFT 2020

IIFT 2020 MBA (IB) entrance exam will be held on December 1, 2019. The IIFT 2019 exam date will lead to IIFT 2020 admission and therefore the IIFT entrance exam is more prominently known as IIFT 2020 instead of IIFT 2019, although the IIFT exam will be held in 2019.


This year IIFT has finally selected 285 students at Delhi campus and 282 students at Kolkata campus for admission to its coveted 2 years full time MBA (IB) course. The statistics for selected students to IIFT Kakinada campus has not been released so far. It is expected that 60 students will get admission at IIFT Kakinada campus in current year.  


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) conducts IIFT admission Test annually for admission to its flagship MBA (IB) programme offered at its three campuses located at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (AP). The format of IIFT 2020 exam is paper based and the exam will be conducted at  national level in 20 cities.


IIFT 2019: Exam Over Last Year
The IIFT 2019 exam for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch was conducted on December 2, 2018. Although the IIFT exam was conducted in the year 2018, its score was accepted for MBA admission 2019 at the three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Accordingly, the exam was referred to IIFT 2019 instead of IIFT 2018 exam.


IIFT Exam 2020: Highlights
One of the most important MBA entrance exams – IIFT Entrance Exam  has following key highlights:

IIFT 2020 Exam Conducting Body
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Number of MBA colleges under IIFT Exam
IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada
Mode of IIFT Entrance Exam
Paper Based test
IIFT 2020 Application Process
IIFT Exam Application Fee
Rs.1650/- (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
Total Questions in IIFT Exam
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
IIFT 2020 Scoring Pattern
  • Varying Scoring pattern of 0.5 Mark to 1 Mark for each correct answer
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 offs

The IIFT 2020 exam registration opens in the last week of July or the first week of August 2019.  The last date to apply for IIFT 2020 exam is September 15, 2019. IIFT Exam full form is Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance exam for MBA (IB).


IIFT 2020 exam Admit Card is available for download till the IIFT 2020 exam date and is to be downloaded from IIFT website. The IIFT exam pattern has changed. Now the IIFT exam 2020 will consist of 6 sections instead of earlier 4 sections.


IIFT 2020 Important Dates and Schedule
All the IIFT Exam details are made available with the release of IIFT notification. The IIFT 2020 important dates will be officially announced by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in the last week of July. As per the past trends, the expected IIFT exam date 2020 and for all other related activities, the IIFT 2020 important dates are as under:


IIFT 2020 Exam Dates:

IIFT Exam 2020 Activity
IIFT 2020 exam date
IIFT Exam Notification 
August 6, 2019
IIFT 2020 Registration Start Date
August 6, 2019
Last date for IIFT 2020 Registration
September 15, 2019
Application Fee
Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre for IIFT Exam 2020
November 5, 2019
Fee for change of IIFT Exam Centre
IIFT 2020 Admit Card Download Starts
November 16, 2019 onwards
IIFT 2020 Exam date
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Last date to apply online for IIFT admission and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI
February 15, 2020
IIFT 2020 Exam Result Date
January 5, 2020 (Tentative)

IIFT Exam Details: Exam Pattern, Sections, Question paper-Key changes
In 2017, IIFT Exam changed its exam pattern by increasing the number of sections in the exam. The format of IIFT exam remains as paper based test. IIFT 2020 exam consists of 6 sections with questions on English Grammar; Vocabulary and Comprehension; General Knowledge & Current Affairs; Logical Reasoning; Data Interpretation; and Quantitative Analysis. IIFT 2020 admission test remains a multiple choice objective type written test (in English) of 120 minutes.  

Total questions
Mark awarded for each correct answer
Max marks 100
Weightage in shortlisting
Reading Comprehension
Verbal Ability
Quantitative Analysis
Data Interpretation
Logical Reasoning
General Awareness (GK)

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IIFT 2020 Admission Process


7 Steps Admission Process to IIFT

IIFT 2020 Exam: How to Apply
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will release the detailed notification for IIFT 2020 exam for MBA (IB) admission 2020 on or around August 6, 2019 in the evening. IIFT 2020 registration and application process begins along with the release of notification:


You can register for IIFT 2020 exam online on the official IIFT exam website and can pay the IIFT exam fee of Rs.1650/- online. The IIFT exam registration fee includes the fee for IIFT exam application form and for registration. 


Step by Step IIFT 2020 Registration Process
IIFT 2020 Registration and Application form can be filled up in four steps:

  • Step-1: Register as New User & Fill in Personal Details
  • Step-2: Login again with your registered ID & Password and complete the IIFT Application form
  • Step-3: Make Payment of Rs.1650/- online towards application fee
  • Step-4: Submit the IIFT Application form and take print  

No IIFT Application Offline
The earlier practice of IIFT application in offline mode has been discontinued and candidates should apply online only. To apply for IIFT 2020 entrance exam, you must visit IIFT website to fill in the online form as per details given in website.. Read more


How to Prepare for IIFT 2020 Exam
IIFT Exam Preparation guide how to start IIFT preparation at home as per the revised IIFT exam pattern, is focused on following points when you start your IIFT 2020 exam preparation:

  • IIFT Exam Pattern: You must be aware about the Changed IIFT 2020 exam pattern
  • IIFT 2020 Syllabus: Important topics & Changes
  • Choose the best Books for IIFT preparation
  • Plan your IIFT Preparation Time
  • How to start IIFT preparation at home?
  • How to prepare for IIFT in 6 months, 3 months or 2 months?
  • How to prepare for IIFT without coaching and with self study?
  • IIFT Preparation with Coaching-Key benefits
  • Solve IIFT Previous test papers & Mocks: How to attempt and analyse? 
  • Strategy to score 95+ percentile in IIFT exam – Tips from Toppers
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IIFT Exam Syllabus
IIFT 2020 Syllabus & exam pattern comprises the questions on English verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.


In a major shift introduced in IIFT exam Syllabus, now the syllabus for IIFT Exam will have questions split in more number of sections. Not only this, the IIFT syllabus for the increased number of sections has also changed. The revamped IIFT exam pattern has also changed the number of questions in each section.. Read More


IIFT 2020 Exam Eligibility
The candidates with following qualifications are eligible to apply for IIFT 2020 exam for admission to MBA (IB) 

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October, 2020
  • No age limit to appear in IIFT entrance exam.
  • Work experience not necessary

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


IIFT Exam Form: Error Correction Process
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) opens the Application Details Edit facility for the IIFT  Exam for 3-4 days in the first week of November. IIFT allows the candidates to amend and modify the details in their IIFT exam registration and application form. Error correction in IIFT application form is a one time option to modify the data. Modification option is available for those who have completed all four stages of application form - Primary registration, Academic and Personal details, Payment and Photo/Sign upload. No change in Resident status, Mobile No., E-mail, Category, Written Test & GD Centre can be done. 


You can edit limited details in your IIFT application form by entering your IIFT registration number and password, Please note that Resident, Mobile No., E-mail, Category and Written Test & GD Centre cannot be modified by the candidate.



IIFT Exam Centre Change: Last Date on Nov 5
For once IIFT permits the facility to submit request for IIFT 2020 admission entrance test Centre Change. The last date to submit request for IIFT Exam centre change is November 5.  The Application fee for IIFT test centre change is Rs.1000/-.  The Request can be submitted online only. No requests in this regard can be entertained offline.  



IIFT 2019 or IIFT 2020? IIFT clarifies…
Since the IIFT 2019 Entrance exam will lead to IIFT 2020 admission in MBA (IB) programme, students have been searching both for IIFT 2019 and IIFT 2020 exam. It is the IIFT 2019 exam date which will lead to MBA (IB) IIFT admission 2020.


IIFT Exam Fees for IIFT 2020 Admission
The IIFT 2020 Exam Fee to appear in the IIFT entrance test on December 1, is Rs.1650/-(Unless the IIFT Fee is increased further this year.) The IIFT 2020 exam fee includes the IIFT Registration Fee, IIFT Application Fee and IIFT 2020 Exam Fee. The IIFT exam fee also includes the participation and registration fee for GD-PI-WAT process, after the result declaration of IIFT 2020 entrance exam.


IIFT Intake
With the launch of Kakinada campus, the IIFT intake of students campus wise stands as under:

IIFT Campus
Intake for MBA (IB) 2020-22
IIFT Delhi
IIFT Kolkata
IIFT Kakinada

The IIFT 2020 MBA (IB) admission test score will be accepted only by IIFT for admission to its campuses and no other MBA college accepts IIFT exam score. With effect from the entrance exam held on December 3, 2017, IIFT now conducts the entrance exam on the first Sunday of December, in paper-pen mode across the country instead of 4th Sunday of November.


More than 60,000 candidates are expected to register and apply for IIFT 2020 exam as happens every year. Last year there were 62,000 candidates who had registered to appear in IIFT exam and out of them 55000 candidates appeared on the IIFT Exam date. With the growing popularity, unique learning process and high placement prospects of MBA (IB) at IIFT, it is expected that with the launch of new campus, IIFT 2020 MBA (IB) Admission Test on December 1, 2019 will again have more than 60,000 registrations.


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the highly ranked dream B- schools in India. IIFT has been positioned at 23rd rank among top MBA colleges in India in MHRD Government of India NIRF Ranking 2018. After launching its one more campus at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, now IIFT offers MBA (International Business) at its 4 campuses in India and abroad namely New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salaam campus in Tanzania. IIFT 2018 is the gateway to MBA (IB) 2019-21 at IIFT. It is considered as one of the best 2 years MBA programme in International Business.


Success in IIFT 2020 entrance exam with around 45 to 50 marks out of 100 marks, may lead to admission to the institute’s highly reputed 2 years full time MBA International Business programme at its Delhi, Kolkata or newly launched Kakinada campus. IIFT offers great learning experience with high placement to its students.


The IIFT Exam Notification Dates
Following has been the trend of IIFT exam notification release:

IIFT exam year
IIFT exam notification release date
August 6, 2018
July 25, 2017
July 15, 2016
July 15, 2015
July 15, 2014

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 06-08-2019 06:00 PM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 06-08-2019 06:00 PM to 15-09-2019 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 16-11-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 05-01-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)

IIFT toppers

Rajat Tomar , Uttar Pradesh
IIFT 2016 - 97.00 Percentile ....
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Nitesh Padhi, Bhubaneshwar
IIFT 2016 - 99.44 Percentile ....
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Mukesh Goyal, Punjab
IIFT 2016 - 99.84 Percentile ....
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Mohit Sharma, Nagpur
IIFT 2015 - 99.98 Percentile ....
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IIFT Registration 2020

IIFT Exam Registration 2020 for admission to MBA (IB) 2020 begins in the first week of August 2019. The expected IIFT 2020 registration date for commence of registration process is August 6, 2019. The IIFT 2020 registration last date is September 15, 2019. IIFT 2020 exam date is December 1, 2019.


For the last two years Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has provided the opportunity of IIFT entrance exam registration with an extended window of few days after the last date to apply is over. Last year, IIFT Registration last date was extended to by 10 days.


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IIFT Eligibility & Application Fee

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2019 for IIFT exam 2020 is to be released alongwith the IIFT Exam Notification in the last week of July or first week of August 2019. One of the key parameters introduced in IIFT Exam Eligibility for 2020 MBA (IB) admission, is the application of minimum cut offs in bachelors’ degree.  Below are shared the IIFT 2020 Exam Eligibility Criteria for different type of applicants:


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IIFT Admit Card 2020

IIFT Admit Card 2020 will be live for download on IIFT official website from November 16 to December 1, 2019. The Admit card is your passport to the IIFT 2020 exam leading to admission in one of the three campuses of IIFT in India. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has also sent the IIFT 2020 Admit card by post also. However, in case of the loss of admit card in transit, IIFT does not take its responsibility. Therefore, it is better to login on IIFT official website and download your exam admit card. You can download IIFT admit card in simple steps. 


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IIFT Application Form

IIFT Application form 2020 for admission to MBA (IB) will be made available in the first week of August 2019. The expected IIFT 2020 application form date for commencement of application process is August 6, 2019. The IIFT Application form 2020 submission last date is September 15, 2019. IIFT 2020 exam date is December 1, 2019.


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IIFT Exam Pattern 2020

IFT exam pattern 2020 is expected to remain same as that of last year. IIFT Paper pattern is based on paper-pen based objective type exam pattern. Over the years, IIFT exam pattern has remained paper pen based. Accordingly, IIFT 2020 paper pattern will also be conducted in paper pen mode and will be of 2 hours duration from 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon. IIFT paper pattern 2020 will be of a single session and the exam will be held in 20 test cities across India on December 1, 2019.

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IIFT Syllabus 2020

IIFT 2020 exam Syllabus consists of multiple choice objective type questions (in English). Although there is no specifically defined IIFT Exam Syllabus, but going by the previous trend of IIFT questions, the IIFT 2020 Syllabus & exam pattern comprises the questions on English verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.


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IIFT Cut off

Cut offs for MBA (IB) 2020-22: IIFT 2020 cut offs for MBA (IB) admission 2020 are based on the IIFT 2020 exam difficulty level, IIFT scoring pattern, total number of candidates taking the test, and the total intake in the three campuses of  Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The IIFT 2020 exam has moderate to high difficulty level. The expected IIFT cut offs for MBA (IB) 2020-22 are:


IIFT 2020 Exam: Overall Cut Offs

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IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

IFT 2020 exam date is December 1, 2019 for admission to flagship MBA (IB) 2020-22 batch at IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada. IIFT entrance exam analysis will be published immediately after the exam is over at 12 Noon on December 1, 2019. IIFT will conduct a paper based entrance test. Candidates may find the IIFT exam 2020 at a higher difficulty level as has been the trend in IIFT entrance exam over the year. The expected cut offs for shortlisting by IIFT may remain at 36-38 marks out of the 100 total marks. 


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IIFT Previous Test papers

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct IIFT 2020 on Sunday December 1, 2019 as paper based test for admission to MBA (IB) 2020-22 batch.  To help IIFT MBA aspirants prepare better, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared IIFT Previous test papers with answer keys, IIFT question paper with solutions and earlier IIFT Question papers based on IIFT exam pattern.  IIFT 2020 for MBA IIFT 2020 admission will be held in 20 test cities in India. With the launch of Kakinada campus, IIFT intake 2020 has also increased to 420 seats from earlier 360 seats. 


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IIFT Percentile Predictor

IIFT Percentile predictor will be live on December 2, 2018 at 12 Noon after the IIFT exam is over. It will guide you to assess your performance in IIFT 2018 exam and whether you will be able to score the expected percentile for shortlisting.


You will be anxious to know your IIFT 2018 exam percentile score and the process how to arrive at the accurate IIFT percentile calculation, after taking your exam on December 2, 2018 to know your MBA (IB) 2019 admission chances in preferred IIFT campuses located at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada.


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IIFT Exam Centers 2020

IIFT 2020 exam will be held at in 20 exam cities. IIFT exam centre in these test cities can be more than one to accommodate more candidates. Apart from the other IIFT exam cities, the IIFT 2020 test cities include the National Capital Delhi and  most of the State Capitals.


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IIFT 2018 Exam Result Released: Update

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has released the result for its entrance exam held on December 2, 2018 for MBA (IB) admission 2019 on January 15, 2019. This comes after weeks of delay. IIFT Result was expected to be declared in first week of January. As per the past trends, IIFT Result declaration date used to be earlier than CAT result date. This is the first time that IIFT Result has been declared after CAT Result which was released on January 5, 2019.

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IIFT Preparation

IIFT Preparation for IIFT 2020 exam, to be held on December 1, 2019, with an aim to get admission in prestigious MBA (IB) 2020-22 programme at one of the three IIFT campuses located in Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada must be started well in advance as per the revised IIFT exam pattern. In view of the experts and past IIFT toppers, the IIFT Exam preparation must be well defined and one of the important points which differentiates IIFT exam preparation from other exams is the GK for IIFT exam and how to prepare for it.


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IIFT Answer Key 2018

IIFT 2018 exam answer keys are available for download now. Although IIFT has not yet officially released the answer keys to the question paper sets for IIFT 2018 exam held on December 2, 2018, the IIFT exam answer keys have been released by top preparation institutes like Bulls Eye, IMS, T.I.M.E., CL among others. The answer keys were released a few hours after the IIFT exam was over at 12 Noon on Dec 2. Accordingly the IIFT 2018 answer keys can be accessed for the respective question set.


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