IIFT 2020 Last Week and Exam Day Tips
Himanshu.shekhar, 14 Nov 2019, #IIFT
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IIFT 2020 Last Week and Exam Day Tips - IIFT 2020 is one week away now, so it is time to revise. Just a few days before the exam, do not take stress about such topics that one cannot prepare. IIFT 2020 Last Week and Exam Day Tips focus on revision of concepts, theorems, formulae and most importantly sleep well before the exam. Apart from these, there are few things a candidate needs to remember before last week of IIFT 2020. Only a week is left for the exam, Careers360 came up with last week and exam day tips given by toppers and IIFT experts. IIFT entrance exam is known for being a lengthy test, which means speed plays a vital role during solving the question paper. IIFT 2020 MBA (IB) entrance test date on December 1, 2019. This is for the very first time IIFT will be held as CBT mode.
Latest: IIFT Admit Card 2020 to be available from November 15, 2019. IIFT Exam 2020 to be conducted on December 1, 2019.


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IIFT 2020: Tips to Remember a Week Before Exam

In the last week of preparation, besides studying from books candidates must solve previous year IIFT sample papers, question papers and practice as many mock tests.

  • Previous year IIFT question papers will give an idea about the type of exam as well as candidates will get familiar with the structure of IIFT exam.

  • Apart from that candidates will get to know about the number of questions asked in each section.

  • According to the IIFT experts, do not solve IIFT question papers, mock test and sample paper unless and until you have completed the IIFT syllabus.

  • After taking mock tests candidates should analyse their performance so that they will get to know about their strengths and weaknesses.

  • Before D-day candidates must try to solve 30-40 sample papers and mock tests. They should focus on exposure to all type of questions i.e. easy, tough, lengthy and tricky.


One of the important IIFT 2020 last week and exam day tips is to focus on revision. In the last week of IIFT preparation candidates should simply flip through vocabulary, formulas, newspaper and GK books.

IIFT 2020: Exam Day Tips

Don’t waste too much time on lengthy questions

While solving IIFT question paper candidates may come across a few questions that might be very lengthy. As per expert opinion “Do not struggle to solve them.'' The best thing a candidate should do is avoid it and move on to another question. Since candidates need to attempt maximum number of questions in a limited span of time, in such kind of situation skipping a question is a wise decision.

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Time Management

Once the candidates start solving the IIFT question papers, they might keep track of time. Candidates should keep time limit in their mind for every section so that they do not miss out on attempting questions. Once a candidate sets a timer for a particular section, the focus should be to complete that within the stipulated time. They should not panic or else it will increase their anxiety.

Don’t Panic

While appearing in the IIFT 2020 exam one should maintain their cool and by remaining calm, they can perform better. Candidates may find few questions too difficult and lengthy, in such situation try to maintain your composure. If you panic then it will increase your anxiety and sometimes candidates will choose the wrong option despite knowing the right answer.

Read each question carefully before attempting it

Candidates have to read the questions very carefully before marking an answer. Many candidates read half of the question and draw an inference instantly so that they can get extra time for lengthy question. This is not the right approach as in the process you will mark a wrong answer. Sometimes tricky questions will be asked in IIFT exam then this technique is not going to work.

IIFT 2020 Last Week and Exam Day Tips -

Be Calculative

On the day of the exam, candidates need to be very calculative as to how many questions they will attempt in IIFT 2020 so that they can score well in the entrance exam. When it comes to percentile, it is important to know how many questions they need to answer so that they can perform well and get a call for the next round of selection from IIFT.

Carry your IIFT admit card

It is mandatory for the candidate to carry the IIFT 2020 admit card to the test centre on the day of the exam or else they will not be allowed to appear for the exam. Applicants must make sure that they carry their printed IIFT admit card to their respective exam centres as it is like an entry ticket for them.

Carry your ID Proof

Along with admit card it is compulsory to carry one ID proof (Original copy not expired). Candidates can carry any one of the ID proof such as

  • Passport

  • Driving License

  • Voter ID

  • PAN Card

  • Aadhar Card

  • College ID card

What not to carry?

IIFT 2020 exam will be conducted via computer based mode which means there is no need to carry any stationery item.

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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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