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IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye - Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has successfully conducted the national-level MBA entrance called IIFT 2019 on December 2, 2018. It was conducted in 20 test cities in the country in offline mode from 10 AM to 12 PM. In this article, Careers360 presents the experts take in the form of IIFT analysis 2019 by Hit Bullseye, one of the prominent MBA coaching institutes. The experts at Bulls Eye have analysed the exam to provide information related to overall and sectional difficulty level, expected cutoffs for each section and their opinion of IIFT. As per the IIFT 2019 analysis by Bulls Eye, this year IIFT paper was almost similar to last year’s paper. In terms of difficulty level, students found Analytical Reasoning very tough as compared to last year’s. To maintain the cutoff, in all six sections, was really a difficult task and experts from Bulls Eye have predicted that a lot of students will end up in not clearing cutoff in one or two sections.
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IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye
Before knowing the IIFT Analysis 2019 by Bulls Eye, it’s important to know the exam pattern of IIFT 2019 first. The exam comprises six sections, namely - Verbal Ability (VA), Reading Comprehension (RC), Logical Reasoning (LR), Data Interpretation (DI), Quantitative Aptitude (QA) and General Awareness (GA). The exam will also have negative marking. One-third of the allotted marks to a question is deducted for an incorrect answer. The duration of IIFT 2019 is two hours and it will be held in paper-based mode. The below-given table explains the same.
IIFT Exam Structure 2019
Number of Questions
Marks per question
Overview of the IIFT 2019 Paper
Total no. of questions
114 (100 Marks)
Different for different sections
Number of choices
IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye - Section-wise
This year IIFT has done a few changes in terms of distribution and sequence of sections and marks allocation. The total number of questions in IIFT 2019 was same as that of last year’s i.e. 114. The marking scheme of VA and DI was interchanged i.e. VA from 1 to 0.75 and DI from 0.75 to 1 per question. In terms of difficulty level, students found AR very tough as compared to last year’s. Experts of Bulls Eye have suggested that to maintain the cutoff, in all 6 sections, was really a difficult task and a lot of students will end up in not clearing cutoff in one or two sections. This year also the different sets had different sequence of sections. In this IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye, we present the section-wise analysis by the experts below:
IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye: General Awareness
Evaluation: There were mixtures of topics checking general awareness of the candidate across the all areas. The GK in IIFT 2019 was a bit tougher than last year’s.
Good number of attempts: 6-8
IIFT Analysis by Bulls Eye: Verbal Ability
No. of Questions
Grammar & Sentence Correction
4 × 0.75
6 × 0.75
3 × 0.75
2 × 0.75
Evaluation: As per IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye. the Verbal Ability portion of the exam had an extremely strong emphasis on Vocabulary and grammar based questions. In case the candidate’s grammar fundamentals were strong, they could have a decent number of attempts in this section. The vocabulary was also a very dominant part of this section and the words given belong to the moderate to tough category making the attempt in this part less. Sentence Completion and Para jumbling were easy.
Good number of attempts: 8-10
IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls eye: Reading Comprehension
Culture & Society
3 × 1
Overflow of Information
4 × 1
Importance of Liberal arts
Non GDP measures filling Gaps in public policy
Evaluation: The RC section was relatively lengthy but east to medium in difficulty level. There were five passages with 3 - 4 questions each. The level of RCs varied from easy to moderate overall a student could have easily solved at least three passages in given time. The RC section was dominated by factual questions.
Good number of attempts: 7-8
IIFT Exam Analysis 2019 by Bulls Eye: Analytical and Logical Reasoning
No. of Question
Analytical and Logical Reasoning
17 × 1
2 × 1
1 × 1
Evaluation: According to IIFT 2019 Expert Analysis, the AR section was moderate to difficult, there were 5 AR sets comprising of 18 questions, 3 sets; Matrix, Albert and Betty, and Sara Dora sets were difficult, Sets based on 8 officers and Sunny, Pinki were moderate. Two input/output questions were easy to moderate; one miscellaneous question based upon numbers was easy and should have been attempted.
Good number of attempts: 6 – 8
IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye: Quantitative Ability
Function, Algebra & Equations
Time & Work
7 × 1
Evaluation: According to IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye, this section was dominated by Geometry mensuration and Algebra. A couple of questions were also there from time & work and logarithm and were doable. Overall this section was calculation intensive and most of the students found it moderately difficult.
Good number of attempts: 10 – 12
IIFT Exam Analysis 2019 by Bulls eye: Data Interpretation
12 × 1
8 × 1
Evaluation: IIFT Analysis by Bulls Eye reveals that DI varied from moderate to difficult and was calculation-intensive, two sets were based upon tables, rest were mixed graphs; three Sets based upon seven regions, IBM and LPI were calculation intensive but easy to moderate and should have been attempted, set based upon Hotel occupancy was moderate, set based upon industry analysis was difficult and should have been avoided.
IIFT 2019 Expected Cutoff by Bulls Eye - Category-wise
Let's have a look at expected cutoff of IIFT by Bulls Eye
IIFT Expected cutoff by Hit Bullseye
Good Attempt (Number of questions)
6 - 8
6 – 8
7 - 8
8 – 10
10 - 12
According to IIFT 2019 Analysis by Bulls Eye experts, the expected overall score at which one can expect a call from IIFT will be around 28 – 30 marks. Test takers must remember that they need to clear the individual sectionalIIFT 2019 cutoffas well
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