IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) provides MBA program in International Business via IIFT entrance examination. The exam will be a pen and paper-based test which is scheduled to be held on December 3, 2017. Aspirants who wish to apply for the same has to appear for the IIFT 2018 entrance.
The question paper will include 4 sections such as English Comprehension, General Knowledge and Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis. The qualifying marks or the cut off will help determine that whether the aspirant is qualified for the next round. There is negative marking too.
It is a multiple-questions based national level test which is affiliated with both speed and accuracy. For further details about the IIFT 2018 Exam Format follow the article below.
IIFT 2018 will be a pen and paper based examination of the period of 2 hours. The language will for organizing the test will be only English. There is no separate time allocation of for each section. The questions will be of multiple choices based on a total of six sections and 125 marks.
The exam highlights table below is the summation of the exam format so that the interested aspirants get aware of the exam format in just a glimpse
|Exam Mode||Offline (pen and paper based)|
|Number of Papers||1|
|Number of sections||4|
|Sections||English Comprehension, General Knowledge and Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Based|
|Exam Duration||2 hours|
IIFT 2018 question paper will be primarily MCQ type. There is a total of 4 sections in the question paper which comprise the following subjects: The total period of the exam is two hours and there is no separate time allocation for the personal section. The question paper includes of 125 multiple choice model questions.
The question allocation for every section is different. The distribution of question for every section is given below:
|Section number||Name of the section||Number of questions|
|Section 1||General Awareness||25|
|Section 2 – Part 1||Reading Comprehension||16|
|Section 2 – Part 2||English Usage||20|
|Section 3||Quantitative Ability||20|
|Section 4 – Part 1||Logical Reasoning||22|
|Section 4 – Part 2||Data Interpretation||20|
As there is no specific time allocation for every section it is advisable to the aspirant to follow the below time chart which they should invest in each section. The time chart will help the candidates to solve the question paper efficiently
|Name of the section||Allocation of time|
|General Awareness||8-10 minutes|
|Reading Comprehension Verbal Ability||25-30 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30-35 minutes|
|Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation||40-45 minutes|
Below given table shows the IIFT 2018 Marking Scheme:
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning||0.75|
IIFT 2018 Exam will cover the following subjects:
It is frequently stated that it is very hard to predict the section-wise difficulty level of IIFT. Below mentioned are names of some of the best books which the aspirants must follow to prepare for IIFT 2018.
|Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning||Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning for CAT/XAT/IIFT/CMAT/MAT||Gajendra Kumar Abhishek Banerjee Chayan Mukhopadhyay||978-9385576942|
|Koncepts of LR- Logical Reasoning for CAT, XAT, IIFT, MAT, CMAT, NMAT other MBA Exams||Gajendra Kumar||978-9386146137|
|Other||IIFT (5 mock tests solved papers)||Arihant Experts||978-93111253350|
Besides, ample exercises from books and giving of mock tests will ultimately help you prepare for IIFT 2018.
Before appearing for IIFT 2018 aspirants must know that there are around 124-125 questions in the question paper. The test is very much similar to speed + accuracy basis test. Thus, it is not enough to prepare for a mere preparation which can be eligible for every MBA entrance. You required to prepare separately for IIFT as The Institute of Foreign Trade is one of top 10 B-schools in India.