IIFT Syllabus 2020-Check Section-wise Syllabus

IIFT 2019 is a 2 hours’ objective type pen and paper based exam. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi prescribes the syllabus of IIFT 2019.There is no separate time allotment for candidates to attempt each section. The number of questions in each section is not fixed. It keeps changing every year.

IIFT exam Syllabus for year 2019 consists of multiple choice objective type questions. There is no specific IIFT syllabus. The major sections of IIFT syllabus includes –

-Verbal Ability

-Reading Comprehension

-General Knowledge & Awareness

-Logical Reasoning

-Data Interpretation

-Quantitative Analysis.

There was a major change in exam syllabus of IIFT exam in 2018. According to the changes IIFT exam will now have 6 sections (earlier it had 4 sections). The number of questions have also been reduced to 114 from 123 in IIFT exam.

Highlights of Changes in IIFT 2019 Syllabus

  • The number of sections in IIFT 2019 exam will be 6 till last year there were 4 sections. Number of questions will be high in new sections.
  • According to revised IIFT syllabus The Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension will now be separate section. Both of these sections will have their separate cut offs.
  • Also, The Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning will also be a separate section with separate cut offs. are also separate sections. Candidates will have to attempt both the sections separately.
  • Another important change is the change in number of questions. IIFT exam will now have 114 questions. Earlier there were 123 questions.

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Broad Highlight of IIFT Exam Paper

Total Number of Questions: 118

Type of Questions: Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Total Duration of Examination: 2 hours (120 minutes)

Total Marks: 100

Marks per Question: Different for each section (refer table above)

Negative Marking:  1/3 of marks per question for every wrong answer


Now that you are familiar with the examination pattern, the next step is to familiarise yourself to the syllabus of the entrance exam to ensure maximum chances. The syllabus for each of the six sections of the IIFT entrance examination is provided below:

  1. General Awareness
  • Politics
  • Sports
  • Current Affairs
  • Economics
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Books
  1. Reading Comprehension
  • Passage on
  • Manufacturing Sector vs. Service Sector
  • SLAM in robotics
  • Female Participation in Labour Force
  • Reverse innovation by PepsiCo
  1. Verbal Ability
  • One-word replacement
  • Usage of foreign language words in English
  • Mood
  • Use of same words in different places
  • Correction of sentences
  • Completion of sentences
  • Idioms
  • Antonyms
  • Odd one out
  • Analogies
  • Comprehension of passage
  • Proverb
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Jumbled Paragraphs (4 to 5 sentences)
  • Syllogisms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Contextual usage
  • Incorrect words
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Punctuation
  • Error correction in choosing words
  1. Data Interpretation
  • Puzzles
  • Cause and Effect
  • Family Tree problems
  • Identifying next number in the series
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Probably false
  • Symbol based problems
  • Assertion and reason
  • Critical reasoning
  • Definitely true
  • Identifying valid references
  • Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Identifying probably true
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Statements and conclusions
  • Identifying strong arguments and weak arguments
  • Antonyms
  • Coding and decoding
  • Sequencing
  1. Quantitative Ability
  • Profit and Loss
  • Geometric progression
  • Quadratic linear equations
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Time-speed-distance
  • Number system
  • LCM
  • Allegation and mixtures
  • Geometric mean
  • Median
  • Number based system
  • Mensuration
  • Work
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Instalment payments
  • Clocks
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Binomial expansions
  • Calendar
  • Venn diagrams
  • Surds, indices and complex numbers
  • Logarithm
  • Vectors
  • Probability
  • Partnerships
  • Set theory
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Maxima and Minima progression
  • Trigonometry
  • Mode
  • Harmonic mean
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Percentage
  • HCF
  • Work and Time
  • Partnership
  • Geometry
  • Average
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Ratio and Proportion
  1. Logical Reasoning
  • Team based questions
  • Statements-conclusions
  • Coding – de Coding
  • Arguments
  • Conclusions
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Direction Sense
  • Seating Arrangements

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