IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

Oct 15, 2018 17:00 IST
IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is responsible for prescribing the exam pattern of IIFT 2019 exam.  It is a national level management entrance test. Generally IIFT exam pattern remains more or less similar. In case there are any changes in the IIFT exam pattern, it will be updated here. Before preparing for the entrance exam, aspirants are advised to go through the IIFT exam pattern in order to prepare accordingly. The entrance test is conducted for admission to MBA aspirants for admission in IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campus. The duration of the IIFT 2019 is 120 minutes and will be held on December 2, 2018. There are no fixed numbers of questions which are asked from the aspirants. The number of questions may vary between 115 and130.

Let us take a look at the exam pattern of IIFT 2019,

IIFT 2019 Exam Pattern *


No. of Questions (approx.)


English Usage/ Verbal Ability



Reading Comprehension



Logical Reasoning


Data Interpretation



Quantitative Ability



General Awareness


Total Questions



*The number of questions in each section are subject to change as per the discretion of the examiners.

IIFT Paper Structure

IIFT Paper Structure


Total Number of Questions


Number of Choices per question


Marks for Correct Choice


Deduction for Incorrect Choice

1/3rd of marks allotted

Test duration

120 minutes (2 hours)

Now that you are familiar with the exam pattern of IIFT 2019 exam, it is important for you to understand the IIFT syllabus as well.

Let us take a look at the syllabus of IIFT 2019:

English Usage/ Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension

  • Grammar
  • Phrases
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word meanings
  • Reading passages
  • Analogy
  • Preposition

Logical Reasoning

  • Series & Analysis
  • Comparisons
  • Deductions
  • Seating
  • Input & Output
  • Selections
  • Directions

Data Interpretation

  • Pie Chart
  • Caselets
  • Bar graph
  • Line Graph
  • Table

Quantitative Ability

  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Number
  • Geometry
  • Logarithms
  • PPL
  • Permutation & Combination
  • ERPV

General Awareness

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Sports
  • Society
  • Economics
  • Films
  • History

IIFT 2019 aspirants must register for the examination within the time period.  Since the exam date is out, therefore aspirants are advised to start their IIFT 2019 preparation as per the exam pattern of IIFT. The IIFT 2019 is expected to be held across 20 test cities in India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Dehradun, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Coimbatore among others.

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