Best Study Material for IIFT 2020 Preparation
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Best Study Material for IIFT 2020 Preparation - One of the important points to succeed in any exam is to prepare from the best study material. All the candidates who want to make their way to the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade must have the best study material for IIFT 2020 preparation. With an aim to crack the exam with ease, candidates must have the best study material for IIFT 2020 preparation. When it comes to IIFT one needs to have a perfect exam preparation strategy as owing to tough competition, a minor error might result in failure. Hence, selection of the best study material is key to success as one should not study from each and every book that is available in the market. Choose the right books and draw a clear strategy for IIFT 2020 which will be held on December 1. Know all the details about the best study material for IIFT 2020 preparation such as the books for each section from which they should study, sample papers that they should solve so on and so forth.
Latest: IIFT Admit Card 2020 to release on November 15. IIFT Exam 2020 to be conducted on December 1, 2019.


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Best Study Material for IIFT 2020 Preparation - Check the List of Books

As part of the preparation for IIFT entrance exam, candidates must check some of the best recommended study material for IIFT 2020 exam preparation including books by Sarvesh Sharma, Arun Sharma and Norman Lewis. The IIFT exam syllabus comprises quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning and verbal ability. Before starting IIFT preparation it is very important to choose the right book and study material. Apart from the best study material for IIFT, aspirants should also solve mock tests, previous years question papers and sample papers.

Best Study Material for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Book Name

Author or Publisher Name

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

The Person Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning

Nishant Sinha

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary

Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Verbal & Non-verbal Reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

IIFT Best Books for Logical Reasoning

Book Name

Author/ Publisher Name

Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT

Nishit K. Sinha

How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT

Arun Sharma

Verbal & Non-verbal Reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

Best Books for Quantitative Ability for IIFT 2020 Exam

Book Name

Author/ Publisher Name

Quantum CAT

Sarvesh K Verma

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma

Quantitative Aptitude

R.S. Aggarwal

The Person Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

Nishit Sinha

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination

Abhijit Guha

Best Data Interpretation books for IIFT 2020 Exam

Book Name

Author or Publisher Name

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT and other MBA Exams

Nishit K Sinha

Data Interpretation for the CAT

Arun Sharma

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning for CAT


Best Study Material for IIFT 2020 Preparation - Books for General Awareness for IIFT 2020 Exam

General awareness is a vast subject as questions can be asked from anything under the sun. It is pertinent to be updated with the current happenings, national and international developments that are taking place. To remain abreast of such events, the best study material for IIFT 2020 preparation is reading political magazines and newspapers. In the general awareness section questions will be asked from static GK and for this candidates can refer to Indian yearbook or Manorama year book. The best study material for IIFT 2020 preparation for current affairs includes reading English newspapers like Indian Express, The Hindu, Economic Times, Financial Express etc.

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Solving Previous Year Question Papers is the Best Study Material for IIFT 2020 Preparation

Practicing from the past year question papers is one of the best ways to give a boost to your preparation as you gear up for IIFT entrance exam. By solving past years papers, candidates will get to know about the exam pattern will help candidates in understanding the pattern of exam and marking scheme. IIFT previous year question papers are available online. Along with past years, papers applicants should also practice IIFT sample paper and mock tests. Here are some benefits of solving previous year papers and mock tests of IIFT.

Advantages of solving previous year question papers

  • Candidates can get familiar with the IIFT exam pattern and structure while solving the IIFT previous year papers.

  • Apart from paper pattern it also helps candidates in understanding IIFT marking scheme of each section.

  • While solving IIFT previous year papers candidates should keep a stopwatch with them. This is the quick time management exercise for the exam day.

  • Solving IIFT previous year papers also help candidates to tackle tricky and time-taking questions.

  • Solving sample papers and past year questions are a perfect way to do revision.

  • There is no doubt that practicing with mock tests can improve the speed and accuracy rate. But before ten days of IIFT examination candidates should do IIFT preparation with previous year papers along with mock tests.

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At what time will the IIFT results be out?


Hi Vaishnavi

According to NTA (National Testing Agency), the results of IIFT would be announced on 11 December via online mode on their website. The exact time has not been announced.

Once the results are out, the candidates will be provided with a link to check their scores and result. You can click on the link, enter your roll number and date of birth, hit the Submit button and the result would be displayed.

All the best for your results.


i wanna apply for iift 2020 but at that time i would be studying in my 5th sem and i graduate from b,com around may or june 2021 , how can i apply for 2020 exam as i wouldnt have graduated by then? Is it posiible for me apply before graduating ? if possible what is the procedure ?

Yashu Shrivastava 5th Dec, 2019

Hello Niranjan

Sorry to inform you,but you're not eligible to give exam of IIFT. As per IIFT eligibility criteria,a candidate must have bachelor's degree.Final year students can also apply subject to the submission of requisite qualification by October 7, 2020.But you can give it after completing your graduation that is in year 2021.

Hope This Helps

Best Wishes For You!


What could be this years cutoff for other campuses of IIFT (i.e., Kolkata and Kakinada) ?

Hello Vivek,
Hope you are doing well.

You can get here all information regarding IIFT cutoff:

I hope this will help you.

hey I want to know that as IIFT has different cutoffs for general and reserved category students do sectional cutoffs are also different for general reserved category

Harshita Gupta 3rd Dec, 2019


Yes, the cut-off of IIFT varies with category.

For 2018, the cut-off was as follows:

OBC -35.50
General - 30.50
ST category -22.69
SC category -20.02
PH category -23.69

Expected 2019 cutoff-
General- 32.25
OBC category- 27.25
ST category- 20.26
SC category-22.25.

Sectional cut-off differs according to subjects, not with category. It is same for all categories.

For more information, check the link below:
Hope this helps!


By mistake i entered my surname wrong in IIFT application form and missed the correction date. However i was allowed to give exam. I have also mailed the issue and registered the query in IIFT portal but got no response. I am expecting good marks in IIFT. Will my candidtature gets cancelled?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Dec, 2019


see there is no chance of canceling in your candidature, as you have already mailed to the authority regarding the surname issue. you may be asked about the surname regarding document verification process. as if the other details and every thing is matched then you will have no problems regarding this.

best of luck for your future endeavor.

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