IIFT 2020 Exam Date, Pattern and Syllabus Notification

IIFT 2020 Exam Date, Pattern and Syllabus Notification

IIFT 2020 Exam official notification was out on August 21, 2019. With this release, the Registration process has also started on September 09 2019 for IIFT 2020 examination to be held on December 1 2019.

Candidates can complete the registration on the official website of NTA IIFT, i.e. www. iift.nta.nic.in

From this year, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the IIFT exam. Another significant change is in the mode of exam. IIFT 2020 will be a computer-based test (CBT) and not pen and paper method.

The IIFT provides the opportunity to pursue an MBA in international business (MBA – IB), where a candidate will understand many facts of the way transaction is handled across borders.

The following are the following five significant changes that every IIFT 2020 aspirant should be aware of:

  • Conducting body: The IIFT 2020 will be conducted by NTA (National testing agency) and not the IIFT itself.
  • Mode of exam: The method of the exam has changed to computer-based test, from a paper best test.
  • Notification release: The notification was released in August, which was regularly released in July every year.
  • Registration process: The registration process has started on September 09 2019.
  • Application website: The application mode will be online and on the website of NTA.

IIFT Exam 2020: Key Points

While there is not much difference between the IIFT exam and the other MBA entrance examinations, the purpose of the course at the IIFT is entirely different from the other institutes.

Apart, with the change in the conducting body of the exam from this year, the following table helps a candidate to understand the nuances of the examination.

Particulars Details
Number of MBA colleges under IIFT Exam IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (Yet to commence)
Mode of IIFT Entrance Exam 2020 Computer Based Test (Changed from Paper-Based test)
IIFT 2020 Application Process Online
IIFT Exam Application Fee Rs.2000/- (Under Revision)
IIFT Exam Full Form Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam
IIFT Exam cut off Percentile 95 Percentile
Total Questions in IIFT Exam 114 (based on Last Year number)
Sectional Division of IIFT 2020 Exam 6 Sections with different number of Questions in Each Section
IIFT 2020 Exam Duration 2 Hours (10:00AM to 12:00 PM)
IIFT Exam 2020 Key segments VA, RC, Quant, DI, LR, GK
IIFT Exam Difficulty Level Moderate to Difficult
Maximum Marks in IIFT Exam 100
IIFT 2020 Scoring Pattern 0.5 – 1 Mark for each correct answer
Negative Marking 1/3 of the Marks allotted for the correct answer
Importance of Sectional Score Candidates have to attain sectional cut off as well as overall cut off  to qualify in the exam

 IIFT 2020: Important Exam Dates

Being aware of the key events is the first step towards strategizing for the examination. While the time to prepare at top gear has already begun, focused approach towards preparation can take a candidate par cut off even now.  Here are the most critical dates one should be aware of:

IIFT Exam Notification August 21, 2019
IIFT 2020 Registration Start Date September 9, 2019
Deadline for IIFT 2020 Registration October 25, 2019
Application Fee Rs.2000/- (Under Revision)
Deadline to Submit a Request for change of Test Centre for IIFT Exam 2020 November 5, 2019
Fee for replacement of IIFT Exam Centre Rs.1000/-
IIFT 2020 Admit Card Download Starts November 11, 2019, onwards
IIFT 2020 Exam date Sunday, December 1, 2019
Deadline to apply online for IIFT admission and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI February 15, 2020
IIFT 2020 Exam Result Date December 11, 2019

 IIFT 2020 – Exam Pattern and syllabus:

The syllabus for IIFT 2020 will be based on high school grammar and Mathematics.

In 207, IIFT decided to increase the number of sections and the same is being followed till now. There is no expectation of change in the question paper pattern, and the following is the new pattern:

Section Total Questions
Reading Comprehension 16
Verbal ability 20
Quantitative analysis 20
Data Interpretation 20
Logical Reasoning 20
General awareness 18
Total 114

As can be seen in the table above, there are six sections, and the numbers of questions are 114.

Therefore, one should develop a strategy where the candidate needs to be both fast and accurate.

The timely start of preparation can help one clear the IIFT 2020.

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All the best!!!

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