IIFT 2018

IIFT Score Card 2019 has been released on January 25. You can download IIFT score card from official IIFT website by login with your roll number and date of birth . IIFT has uploaded the score card on its website. The IIFT Score card contains the IIFT scores, percentile and sectional cut offs. Many candidates could view their IIFT Scorecard 2019 on IIFT website for few hours on January 18 evening. The IIFT exam result was declared on January 15 without the score card, GD/PI dates and official test answer keys. All the 2097 candidates shortlisted for GD-PI-WAT round will be advised individually about the final selection round dates...Read More


After a long delay, IIFT Result 2019 was released on January 15, 2019 for MBA (IB) Admission 2019. IIFT Result confirms that 2097 candidates have been shortlisted for final selection round for admission for 420 seats across three campuses. The names of shortlisted candidates were released yesterday. However, IIFT Scorecards is expected to be released after few days.. Read More


IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis: IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA (IB) admission 2019 got over at 12 Noon on December 2, 2018 in paper pen mode. True to its reputation IIFT has again thrown surprises by changing the marking scheme for VA & DI sections. However, the IIFT exam pattern 2018 had remained same on last year pattern with 114 questions and 6 sections. . Key highlights of IIFT 2018 exam are:

  • Exam Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Marking scheme interchanged for VA & DI sections
  • Type of Questions: MCQs
  • Total questions: 114
  • Total sections: 6
  • Scoring pattern: Variable Marking system with 0.5 Mark to 1 Mark for each correct answer
  • Expected Cut off: 34-36 Marks out of 100.. Read More for Detailed IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

IIFT 2018 exam is over on December 2, 2018. The IIFT 2018 exam for admission to IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) was of 2 hours duration and was held in single session as a paper based test.

IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis: Cut offs to go Down; RC Lengthy, LR Difficult, DI Calculation Intense; 114 Qs greet test takers

IIFT conducted its own MBA (IB) 2019-21 entrance test  This year IIFT Exam Pattern for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch was expected to have 6 sections consisting of questions on English Grammar; Vocabulary and Comprehension; General Knowledge & Current Affairs; Logical Reasoning; Data Interpretation; and Quantitative Analysis. IIFT 2018 admission test has remained a multiple choice objective type written test (in English) of 120 minutes.


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IIFT 2018 Admit Card is live now for download till IIFT Exam date on December 2, 2018 on IIFT official website..Read More


MBAUniverse.com first reported all the details about IIFT entrance exam on July 17, even before the information was updated on IIFT website.  IIFT 2018 exam analysis will also be released by MBAUniverse.com immediately after the exam is over.. Read More  


IIFT Exam Form: Error Correction Process
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) had opened the Application Details Edit facility for the IIFT 2018 Exam and allowed the candidates to amend and modify the details in their IIFT 2018 exam registration and application form. Error correction in IIFT application form was 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, WrittenTest & GD Centre cannot be done now.  IIFT has now closed the error correction process before the exam.


You could edit limited details in your IIFT 2018 application form by entering your IIFT registration number and password, Please note that Resident, Mobile No., E-mail, Category and WrittenTest & GD Centre cannot be modified by the candidate.


IIFT 2018 Exam Centre Change: Last Date Ended on Nov 5
IIFT has closed the facility to submit request for IIFT 2018 exam Test Centre Change on November 5.  Application fee was Rs.1000/- to submit the request for Change of Centre. The Request could be submitted online only. No requests in this regard has been entertained offline.  


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In an interview with MBAUniverse.com, published as early as on June 19, 2018, Prof Manoj Pant, Director IIFT had also confirmed the IIFT 2018 exam date and said “The exam date for IIFT 2018 is December 2.” Since the IIFT 2018 exam will lead to IIFT 2019 admission in MBA (IB) programme, students have been searching both for IIFT 2018 and IIFT 2019. In fact it is the IIFT 2018 exam leading to MBA (IB) IIFT admission 2019


IIFT 2018 or IIFT 2019? Director clarifies…
In an interview with MBAUniverse.com, published as early as on June 19, 2018, Prof Manoj Pant, Director IIFT had also confirmed the IIFT 2018 exam date and said “The exam date for IIFT 2018 is December 2.” Since the IIFT 2018 exam will lead to IIFT 2019 admission in MBA (IB) programme, students have been searching both for IIFT 2018 and IIFT 2019. In fact it is the IIFT 2018 exam leading to MBA (IB) IIFT admission 2019


IIFT Exam Notification and Registration Process
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) released the detailed notification for IIFT 2018 exam for IIFT 2019 admission on August 6, 2018 in the evening. Last year, the IIFT Notification was released on July 25. According to the IIFT Director’s office, “The IIFT 2018 exam notification will be released in the last week of July/First week of August, 2018”


IIFT 2018 registration and application last date had ended on September 24, 2018 after an extension of 10 days.

IIFT Exam Fees for IIFT 2019 Admission
The IIFT 2018 Exam Fee to appear in the IIFT entrance test on December 2, for IIFT 2019 Admissions is Rs.1650/-.(Unless the IIFT Fee is increased further this year.) The IIFT 2019 exam fee includes the IIFT Registration Fee, IIFT Application Fee and IIFT 2018 Exam Fee. The IIFT exam fee also includes the participation and registration fee for GD-PI-WAT process, after the result declaration of IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA (IB) 2019-21 programme.   


More than 60,000 candidates are expected to register and apply for IIFT 2018 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 2019 MBA (IB) Admission Test on December 2, 2018 will again have more than 60,000 registrations.


IIFT 2018 Exam Dates:
IIFT exam will be held on December 2. Following are the dates for IIFT 2018 registration:

IIFT Exam Notification 
August 6, 2018
IIFT 2018 Registration Start Date
August 6, 2018
IIFT 2018 Registration End date
September 24, 2018
Application Fee
Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre
November 5, 2018
Fee for change of Test Centre
IIFT 2018 Admit Card Download
November 16, 2018 onwards
IIFT 2018 Exam date
December 2, 2018
Last date to apply online and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI
February 15, 2019
IIFT Exam Result Date
January 5, 2019 (Tentative)


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IIFT 2018 Exam Or IIFT 2019 Exam? Be Clear…
None of the IIFT 2019 MBA aspirants should have any confusion in regard to whether the IIFT MBA (IB) Admission test on December 2, 2018 should be referred to as the IIFT 2018 Exam date or IIFT 2019 Exam date.  In fact, IIFT 2018 Notification contains all the IIFT 2018 exam dates and the IIFT exam schedule which is meant for admission to IIFT 2019 MBA admission. Accordingly, while the IIFT Exam Notification has the IIFT 2018 Exam dates, in fact these are IIFT 2019 Exam dates for IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) Admission.


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 2018 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 2019-21 International Business programme at its Delhi, Kolkata or newly launched Kakinada campus. IIFT offers great learning experience with high placement to its students.


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

IIFT Campus
Intake for MBA (IB) 2019-21
IIFT Delhi
IIFT Kolkata
IIFT Kakinada


The IIFT 2019 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.


The IIFT Exam Notification
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

IIFT Application Form 2019
IIFT Entrance Exam Application form for IIFT 2019 MBA admission Test to be held on December 2, 2018 is available WEF August 6, 2018.

  1. IIFT 2018 exam notification was released on August 6, 2018
  2. The IIFT entrance exam Application process has started with the release of the IIFT notification
  3. IIFT Application form 2019 are available only Online Read more...

No Application Offline
The earlier practice of IIFT application in offline mode has been discontinued and candidates should apply online only. To apply for IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA(IB) 2019-21, you must visit IIFT website to fill in the online form as per details given in website. The cost of Prospectus and Application Form is Rs.1,650/-.  


IIFT Exam Mode 2018 
IIFT will conduct the MBA entrance exam in paper-pen mode across the country on December 2, 2018 in 20 test cities in India. 


IIFT 2018 Admit Card

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will issue the IIFT 2018 exam Admit card on November 16, 2018 
  • The Admit Cards for IIFT 2018 entrance exam can be downloaded from IIFT's website 
  • With a print out of the Admit card, the candidates should reach the venue of the Exam Centre on December 2, 2018 latest by 9.00 a.m. 
  • Candidates should have one of the following documents alongwith the Admit card: 

(a) Passport (b) Election I-Card (c) Aadhar Card (d) PAN Card (e) Driving License (f) College I-Card for appearing in the Exam. 


Request for Change of IIFT Test Centre

  • The process to opt for change of IIFT exam centre for 2018 exam will be closed in the last week of October or the first week of November 2018.
  • Candidates should be careful while opting for the Admission Test Centre.
  • A fee of  Rs.1000/- would be charged for changing the opted Centre. 
  • No request for change of centre can be entertained after the closing date 

IIFT doesn’t accept any other score than the score of its own entrance test for domestic candidates. For NRIs and foreign nationals GMAT scores are accepted.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM to 24-09-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 16-11-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 05-01-2019 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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IIFT Eligibility & Application Fee

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2018 has been released alongwith the IIFT Exam Notification on August 6, 2018. IIFT MBA entrance exam is scheduled on December 2, 2018 as paper based test. One of the key changes introduced in IIFT 2018 Exam Eligibility is the application of minimum cut offs in bachelors’ degree.  IIFT 2018 Exam Application fee has been increased to Rs.1650/-. 


Below are shared the IIFT 2018 Exam Eligibility Criteria for different type of applicants:


IIFT Eligibility & Application Fee for Domestic candidates

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IIFT Registration 2018

IIFT 2018 exam registration  process for MBA (IB) 2019 admission closed on September 24, 2018. IIFT 2018 Exam Registration and Application last date was extended to September 24, 2018 from  earlier September 14, 2018. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) had received requests from many flood affected parts of the country especially Kerala, Bihar, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and other areas to extend the last date of registration. Acceding to these requests, the last date for IIFT 2018 exam was extended by 10 days to September 24. 


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IIFT Application Form

IIFT Application form last date for IIFT 2019 admission closed on September 24, 2018. IIFT Application form had to be submitted online only for admission to IIFT MBA (IB) 2019 -21 programme. IIFT 2018 exam Application fee is Rs.1650/- for General Candidates and was to be paid online. 10 more days were made available for the candidate to submit their IIFT application form. IIFT MBA (IB) admission Test is scheduled on December 2, 2018 as paper based exam.

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IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

IIFT exam pattern 2018 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 2018 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 2018 will be of a single session and the exam will be held in 20 test cities across India on December 2, 2018.


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IIFT Admit Card

IIFT Admit Card 2018 is live for download on IIFT official website from November 16 to December 2, 2018. The Admit card is your passport to the IIFT 2018 exam leading to admission in one of the three campuses of IIFT in India. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has also sent the IIFT 2018 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 2018 Exam Syllabus

IIFT 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Exam Analysis

IIFT 2018 exam has got over at 12 Noon on December 2, 2018 as a paper based test. Candidates found the IIFT exam at higher difficulty level than last year. The expected cut offs for shortlisting by IIFT may go down to 34-36 marks out of the 100 total marks. 


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IIFT Cut off

Cut offs for MBA (IB) 2019-21: IIFT 2018 cut offs for MBA (IB) admission 2019 are based on the IIFT 2018 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 2018 exam analysis reveals that the exam has remained at Moderate to high difficulty level. The expected IIFT cut offs for MBA (IB) 2019-21 are:


IIFT 2018 Exam: Overall Cut Offs

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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 2018

IIFT 2018 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 2018 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 Previous Test papers

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct IIFT 2018 on Sunday December 2, 2018 as paper based test for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch.  To help IIFT MBA aspirants prepare better, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared IIFT Previous test papers with answer keys, IIFT 2017 question paper with solutions and earlier IIFT Question papers based on IIFT exam pattern.  IIFT 2018 for MBA IIFT 2019 admission will be held in 20 test cities in India. With the launch of Kakinada campus, IIFT intake 2019 has also increased to 420 seats from earlier 360 seats. 


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IIFT Preparation

IIFT Preparation for IIFT 2018 exam, to be held on December 2, 2018, with an aim to get admission in prestigious MBA (IB) 2019-21 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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