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IIFT Exam Pattern 2021 - National Testing Agency will provide the exam pattern of IIFT 2021 to give candidates clear cut reference of the paper pattern. Before NTA was handed over the responsibility of conducting IIFT, the entrance exam was conducted in pen-paper based mode. However, from IIFT 2020, the exam will be conducted in computer-based mode. This article on the IIFT exam pattern 2021 contains details on the structure of IIFT 2021 like the mode of exam, total exam duration, sectional timings, nature of questions, marking scheme and the related information. National Testing Agency i.e. NTA has been authorized to conduct IIFT from the year 2020. Eligible candidates can fill the application form in online mode. IIFT is a national level entrance exam which is conducted once in a year to provide admission to candidates in Master of Business Administration (IB) offered by the Indian Institute of Foreign institute.
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Latest: Eligible candidates can check the syllabus of IIFT 2021 to prepare in advance.
Complete details related to IIFT exam pattern 2021 must be read by candidates to have better insights on duration of exam, marking scheme, mode of IIFT etc., The application form will be available tentatively from the second week of September, 2020 as per the exam dates of IIFT 2021. Post which candidates can formulate strategies and prepare to get good marks. IIFT 2021 will be conducted in online i.e. computer-based and aims to provide admission to candidates in two year Management Programme of International Business.
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Conducting Body of IIFT 2021
National Testing Agency
Duration of IIFT 2021
Two hours i.e. 120 minutes
Mode of examination
Computer-based i.e. online mode
Section-wise time allotment
No sectional timing
Yes i.e. ⅓ marks are deducted for each wrong answer
Nature of questions
1.5 to 3 marks per question for right answer
As per the exam pattern of IIFT 2021, the question paper will have four/five sections in total. The sections are given below in tabular form. Logical Reasoning, English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis will be the four/five major sections. As per the IIFT exam pattern 2021, the exam will be conducted in English language only.
Total Number of Questions
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
Moderate to difficult
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Easy to moderate
Marking scheme - Keeping in mind the past year’s marking scheme, IIFT 2021 exam pattern will have somewhat similar marking scheme for correct answers. Note that the number of questions are not fixed in the IIFT entrance exam. Hence NTA may change the marking scheme accordingly. Marks will be allotted to each section after following a different criteria. Sections like Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge & Current Affairs are likely to consist of one mark for every correct answer. Whereas, English Grammar and Logical Reasoning may consist of 0.5 and 0.75 marks respectively for correct answers.
Negative Marking - Appearing candidates must keep in mind that they should not answer questions randomly or just for the sake of answering. Remember that in IIFT 2021, NTA will deduct ⅓ marks for every question answered wrongly.
Note - Apart from IIFT, there are other entrance exams as well which can conduced at National level. Click - Top Other Entrance Exams For B-Schools to know more details.
Overall section wise topics are included in the syllabus of IIFT 2021. Candidates must note that National Testing Agency will not provide any IIFT Syllabus 2021. On the basis of past years questions or sample papers of IIFT 2021, candidates will have to prepare for the national level entrance exam. Getting familiar with the syllabus of IIFT 2021, will help candidates to map out their strategy. For complete section wise topics check our article IIFT syllabus 2021.
Eligible candidates who will fill the application form must start their preparation using the sample paper of IIFT 2021 for the initial phase to have an idea about the questions asked in the entrance exam. Solving the IIFT 2021 sample papers candidates will get to know the preparation level required from their end. They will also be able to gauge their strengths and weakness related to the syllabus of IIFT 2021. However, candidates must refer to the exam pattern of IIFT 2021 before they solve the sample papers available.
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The exam conducting body i.e. National Testing Agency will define the exam pattern of IIFT 2021.
As per the exam pattern of IIFT 2021, the exam will be conducted in computer-based mode.
Yes, for every wrong answer ⅓ marks will be deducted by National Testing Agency.
No, IIFT accepts candidates who have IIFT scores only.
Following the exam guidelines, candidates must not bring any electronic gadget with them.
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You need atleast more than 105+ marks to get a good percentile and almost 138 to secure a call from any good college taking part in IIFT entrance test.you will have around 40 percentile according to previous year trends which is very low.
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