IIFT

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a premium public business school founded in the year 1963 under Government of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industry). IIFT was deemed the status of autonomous college in 2002 after which it started conducting its own entrance exam for various courses offered in the Delhi, Kolkata and Dar-e-Salam campus. Prepare for IIFT exam though Eduthrill and experience the thrill of challenging people around the world on IIFT Questions!

General Introduction

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a premium public business school founded in the year 1963 under Government of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industry). IIFT was deemed the status of autonomous college in 2002 after which it started conducting its own entrance exam for various courses offered in the Delhi, Kolkata and Dar-e-Salam campus.

The main purpose was to help the students get in-depth knowledge of country’s foreign trade and import/export trends. The aim was to set up a B-school to help develop resources who could analyze and disseminate financial data through research and development of new business ethics/practices. The institution believes in grooming the future leaders who could be a carrier of novel ideas and innovative business practices to help the Indian economy step up the international platform.

Both private business companies and government sectors have benefitted from the training, development and research-based consultancies provided by the pioneers at IIFT. In an endeavor to prove itself valuable in the recent marketplace, IIFT is constantly upgrading its syllabi and pedagogy and becoming a hot destination for future MBA aspirants.

List of Courses

Courses offered for different Certificate, Masters, Executive and Doctoral programs are mentioned below:
  • MBA in International Business
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Capital and Financial Markets
  • Ph.D in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Ph.D Program in Quantitative Techniques
  • Ph.D in Public and Economic Policy
  • Certificate Course in International Business Language
  • Certificate Program in Export Management
  • Certificate Programme in Global Trade Logistics and Operations
  • Certificate in Export-Import Management (Online)
  • Certificate Program in Capital and Financial Markets
  • Certificate Program in Export Management

Colleges that accept scores – Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, Kolkata, Dar-e-Salam

Official website- http://tedu.iift.ac.in/

Registration and Exam Notifications

Event Date
Exam Registration Start Date JULY’18
Exam Registration End Date SEPTEMBER’18
Admit Card Downloading Start Date NOVEMBER’18
Exam Date NOVEMBER/DECEMBER’18
Result Date JANUARY’19

IIFT Exam Pattern

Section No. Sections Number of questions Marks per Questions Duration (in min)
Section – 1 General Knowledge 18 0.5 9
Section – 2 Verbal Ability 20 0.75 15
Section – 3 Reading Comprehension 16 1 16
Section – 4 Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20 0.75 15
Section – 5 Quantitative Ability 20 1 20
Section – 6 Data Interpretation 20 1 20
Total 114


IIFT exam Syllabus

S. no. QA DI AR GA VA
1 Number system Table (Logic Based) Linear Arrangement Awards Reading Comprehension
2 Arithmetic Bar Graph (Calculation Based) Circular Arrangement Banking Industry Analogy- Vocab
3 Algebra Bar Graph (Logic Based) Grouping Books and Authors Para Jumble
4 Geometry Pie Chart (Calculation Based) Distribution Current Affairs Parajumble Fixed
5 Modern Math Pie Chart (Logic Based) Comparison Economy Banking Parajumble Odd
6 Data Sufficiency-QA Line Graph (Calculation Based) Blood Relation Films Parajumble Direct
7 Line Graph (Logic Based) Venn Diagram-AR Geography Para Completion
8 Mixed Graph (Calculation Based) Directions History Error Spotting
9 Mixed Graph (Logic Based) Odd man out Marketing Phrase Replacement/Sentence Correction
10 Set Based Number/Letter Series Miscellaneous Spellings
11 Case let Coding/decoding Organization and Commissions Figures of Speech
12 Venn Diagram-DI Cube /Dice Persons and Places Antonyms and Synonyms
13 Puzzle Polity Odd One Out
14 Analogy Science Phrase & Clause
15 Symbol Based Sports FIB – Vocab
16 Calendar-AR Traditional General Knowledge
17 Clock-AR
18 Visual Reasoning
19 AR based Data sufficiency
20 Binary Logic
21 Mathematical
22 Eligibility Test

Sample IIFT Entrance Exam Questions

Q1

Which film won the 2018 Oscar Award for the “Best Animated Feature Film”?

Q2

Choose the option closest in meaning to the word ‘Qualm’

Q3

If ‘O’ is the orthocentre of triangle ABC, then what is the sum of ∠A and ∠BOC?

Q4

Who is the Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog?

Q5

Who discovered ‘Pluto’ in the year 1930?

Q6

If log255 = a and log2515= b, then the value of log2527 is

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Frequently Asked Questions About IIFT

  1. Q1. What is IIFT?
  2. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a premium public business school founded in the year 1963 under Government of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industry). IIFT was deemed the status of autonomous college in 2002 after which it started conducting its own entrance exam for various courses offered at the Delhi, Kolkata and Dar-e-Salam campuses.

  3. Q2.When notification for IIFT registration is released?
  4. The notification for IIFT registration is usually released in July.

  5. Q3. When IIFT is conducted?
  6. Though IIFT is generally conducted in November, sometimes it is conducted in October or December too as it was the case in 2017 when it was conducted in December.

  7. Q4.When results of IIFT are released?
  8. The results of IIFT are usually announced in the last week of December or the first week of January.

  9. Q5. What are eligibility criteria for appearing for IIFT?
  10. Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories.

  11. Q6. What is exam pattern of IIFT?
  12. The pattern of IIFT exam in term of the number of questions has seen frequent changes over the years. Questions in IIFT come from areas like Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension and General Awareness. The area-wise break-down of questions in the IIFT 2017 exam is shown in the table below:

    Section Number of questions Marks per Questions Duration (in min)
    General Knowledge 18 0.5 9
    Verbal Ability 20 1 20
    Reading Comprehension 16 1 16
    Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20 1 20
    Quantitative Ability 20 1 20
    Data Interpretation 20 0.75 15
    Total 114 100