How to fill IIFT Application form 2020
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How to fill IIFT Application form 2020: National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the IIFT 2020 registration form on the official website of NTA on September 9, 2019. The last date to fill application form of IIFT entrance examination is October 25, 2019. Candidates who want to apply for IIFT can apply in online mode only. For the candidates who are applying for IIFT, this step-by-step guide on “ How to fill IIFT Application Form 2020” will make their application process easier. This year IIFT exam 2020 is scheduled to be held on December 01, 2019 across 224 examination centers in India. Before filling the IIFT 2020 application form, kindly have a look in the various steps which are mentioned below:
Latest: IIFT Admit Card 2020 likely to be available from November 15, 2019. IIFT Exam 2020 to be conducted on December 1, 2019.


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What to keep ready before filling the IIFT Application form

Candidates before filling the application form of IIFT 2020 should keep the following thing or documents that will be required in IIFT registration:

  • Candidates must have a valid email ID and mobile number ready before filling the IIFT application form 2020.

  • Candidates should keep his documents ready, some of the documents which we would like to mention them are:

(i) All the education documents like 10th/12th/Graduation marksheet ready

(ii) Candidates work experience documents

(iii) Any certificate related to candidates category

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How to fill IIFT Application Form 2020: Step by Step guide

Step 1 Visit the official page of NTA IIFT

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As part of How to fill IIFT candidate will have to visit the official NTA IIFT page. Candidate can click on the given link to visit the official page:

On the page click on the option “ Fill the Online Application Form”


Step 2 Making registration for IIFT Entrance Examination:

Once the candidates has clicked on the tab they will be redirected to the admission page of IIFT application form. Candidates who had not registered for the IIFT have to click on tab of “new registration”. The candidates who have already registered have to login with their credentials


STEP 3: Instruction Page

After clicking on the New Registration tab Candidates will be directed to instruction page which is shown below:


Before knowing “ How to fill IIFT Application form candidates should read the instructions carefully, candidates can also download the information bulletin for reference. Mark a tick on “ I have downloaded the information bulletin” and click on the tab “Click here to proceed.

STEP 4: Registration Form

Proceeding further candidates have to fill the registration form in order to register for IIFT entrance examination. The registration should appear like this:


In the registration form, you have to fill 3 sections which are: Personal details, Contact Details, Choose a password.

Details under various sections are mentioned below:

Personal Details:

In this Section you have to fill in the following details:

  • Your Name: Type your name as in your academic records

  • Father’s Name: Fill your father’s full name

  • Mother’s Name: Fill your mother’s full name

  • Date of Birth: Fill your date of birth

  • Gender: Select your gender

Type of Identification: You have to choose the type of Identification whose details you are submitting. Various options form identifications are:

  • PAN Card

  • Adhaar Card

  • Passport

  • Voter ID

  • Admit Card of any qualifying examination

  • Ration Card

  • Bank Passbook

  • Driving License

  • Any other valid Government ID.

Identification Number: You have to fill the identification number mentioned on the Identity which you have selected.


Contact Details: Candidates have to fill their various contact details like Communication Address, Mobile Number, Email address

Various Options in this section are:

  • Address

  • Locality

  • City/Town/Village

  • State/UT

  • District

  • PIN Code

  • Email Address

  • Mobile Number

  • STD Code with Telephone number(Optional)


Choose a password:

Candidate have to make a password for their IIFT and choose a security question for further reference in the future:

Place Image Choose a password: IIFT Application here

After filling the details candidates have to submit the security key and click on the “submit” tab.

Final Submission of registration form:

On clicking on the “submit” tab, candidates will be asked to review the registration form once again and finally submit it.


Candidates have to tick on the various fields once verifying them and after that tick on “ I Agree” option and click on the red highlighted tab “ Final Submit “. Click on the tan and you will be directed to the next page in which you have to fill your academic details.

STEP 5: Note down your Application Number:

Once you have successfully registered for IIFT, you will be directed to the page where your application form number will be mentioned. Kindly wrote down your application number for future reference and click on the red highlighted tab “ Complete Application Form”


STEP 6: Fill the IIFT Application form

After successful registration, the next step in “ How to fill IIFT Application Form 2020” is filling out the application form page. Candidates after their successful registration have to fill the application form page which is shown below:


In the Application form page you have to fill various sections like: personal details, examination city preference, your academic details, employment details

Details asked in the various sections are mentioned below:

Personal Details: Various details asked in this section are:

  • Candidate name: Fill your full name here

  • Date of Birth: fill your date of birth by choosing from the drop down menus of date, month, year.

  • Gender: Choose your Gender from the Drop Down Menu

  • Father’s name: Fill your full father’s name

  • Mother’s name: fill your full mother’s name

  • Nationality: Choose your nationality, by default the only option is ‘Indian’

  • State/UT of residence: choose your state from the drop down menu

  • Category: Choose your category. In case you are from other category apart from general you have to submit to your certificates later.

  • Pwd: If you are a PwD candidate you have to choose “Yes”. Along with you have submit the related certificates later in the application process.

  • Place of Interview: Candidates have to select which city they would like to prefer to come for the interview in case they get shortlisted for the admission process in the future.

  • IIFT Campus preference: Candidate have to choose in which campus out of the 3, they like to take admission.

Examination City Preference:

  • Candidates can select upto 4 cities as a preference for their examination centre. This year there are a total of 224 examination centres.

  • Candidates have to fill examination cities one by one, first by choosing the state from the drop down menu and then select the city

Details of Academic Qualification:

Candidate have to fill their academic details.

Various academic details asked in this section are:

  • 10th or equivalent

  • 12th or equivalent

  • Graduate

  • Post Graduate

  • Professional Qualification

How to fill academic qualification

While filling the academic details candidates have to choose the options from the given menus which are mentioned below:

  • Pass Status: In each qualifying examination candidates first have to select the pass status in which two options will be there which “PASSED” or “ NOT APPLICABLE”

  • Name of the examination: Candidates have to select the name of the examination from the option in the drop down menu.

  • Board: Select a board from which you have qualified the examination.

  • Year of Passing: Enter your passing year. In case you are appearing in any examination select the option “ APPEARING”

  • Mark Obtained: Fill the total marks you have obtained in all the subject and total maximum marks which can be provided in the examination.

  • Roll number: After entering your details fill your Roll Number.

In case the candidate does not have any of the given qualification, then directly select “ NOT APPLICABLE” in the pass status options.

Employment Details:

Candidates first have to select if they are presently employed or not. If “ Yes” then fill your employment details in the below sections. If “No” then tick on the security pin and click on the Red highlighted tab “ Submit”

Final Submission of the Application Form: On clicking the tab, Candidates will be asked to review the Application form, check the various fields and tick on the respective box related to the field below . After reviewing the application form candidates have to click on the red highlighted tab “ Final Submit”.


STEP 7: Upload the necessary documents

After filling the application form candidates have to submit a scanned copy of their photograph and signature.

The image which the candidates will upload need to be of the following specifications:




Not more than 200 kb


Not more than 30 kb

The candidates who have selected Other Category apart from General or PwD candidate will be asked to upload a scanned copy of the related document.


STEP 8: Make the Payment

Candidates after uploading of the documents have to make payment for the IIFT entrance examination 2020. Candidate can make payment in online mode only.

Before making the payment candidates will be asked to edit the application form or the uploaded images one last time as after making payment they won’t be able to make any changes in the application form.

After reviewing the application candidates have to select the red highlighted tab “ Pay Examination fee Rs 2000”


After clicking the tab candidates will be directed to a new page which will ask you to choose payment mode:


After selecting the online mode candidate will have to choose the payment provider from the 2 options which are:

  • ICICI Payment gateway

  • Paytm Payment Gateway

After selecting the payment provider click on the tab “ Proceed for Payment”


Candidates can pay the fee for the application form of IIFT 2020 through any one of the following modes.

  • Debit Card

  • Credit Card

  • Paytm

Make the payment and you will be directed to the application page again showing that your Application Process is completed


STEP 9: Download the confirmation page

Candidate after completing the application form have download by the Download Confirmation page on the left side of the page

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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.


As the overall cutoff for general and sc st is different do sectional cutoff is also different for general category and sc st

Harsheet Kaur 2nd Dec, 2019
Yes both the general cut off as well as the overall cut off is different for general as well as the SC/ST students.
The category wise cut off criteria can be easily found online for your respective exam.
Hope the answer was helpful to you.
All the best.
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