IIFT Syllabus 2021

IIFT 2021 Syllabus

IIFT stands for Indian Institute for Foreign Trade, New Delhi. It is conducted for securing admissions into its MBA (IB) Program. IIFT 2019 was conducted in the month of December 2019. It is an online application process in which students need to fill their personal details.

The application fee for the exam is Rs.1650/- for students of General Category and Rs.825/- for students belonging to reserved category like OBC, St and SC. The payment must be made online using a credit card, debit card or NEFT.

Exam Pattern:

Knowing the Exam Pattern helps students to appear for the same efficiently. IIFT Exam has six sections, namely, English Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Analysis and Data Interpretation. The Exam is conducted o two hours and consists of negative marking system for every wrong answer.

Syllabus-Section Wise



1.       Data Interpretation 1.       Bar Graph

2.       Line Graph

3.       Tabular Formats

4.       Pie Chart

5.       Caselets

2.       Logical Abilities 1.       Deductions

2.       Comparisons

3.  Coding and Decoding

4.  Input and Output

5.   Directions

6. Linear Word Formation

7. Seating Arrangements

8.  Selections

9. Series and Analysis

3.       Quantitative Ability 1.       Mensuration and Coordinate Geometry

2.       Logarithms

3.       Probability

4.       Permutation and Combination

5.       Time, Distance, Work

6.       Percentage

7.       Number

4.       English 1.       Grammar

2.       Comprehension

3.       Preposition

4.       Phrases

5.       Analogy

6.       Synonyms and Antonyms

7.       Para Formations

8.       Figures of Speech, Subject Verb Agreement

9.       Odd one Out

10.   Analogy

5.       General Knowledge 1.       Politics

2.       Business

3.       Sociology

4.       Economics

5.       Industry

6.       Commerce and Banking

7.       Films

8.       History and geography

9.       Mythology

10.   Science and Sports

6.       Current Affairs 1.       This section includes being up to date with all the happenings of day to day life. You need to read newspapers everyday and keep up with the events happening all around the world.

 Books for preparation of IIFT:

  1. Books for Verbal Ability/ English:
  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability by Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay.
  • The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning by Nishant Sinha.
  • Word Power made Easy by Norman Lewis.
  1. Quantitative Aptitude:
  • How to Prepare for Quantitative Ability by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal
  1. Logical Reasoning:
  • Books for Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
  1. Data Interpretation:
  • Books for Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
  1. General Awareness:
  • Manorama Year Book
  • India Year Book