IIFT Syllabus 2019 - Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct IIFT 2018 entrance exam on December 2, 2018, Sunday. Candidiates who are planning to appear for the exam must check the IIFT syllabus 2019 and prepare accordingly. It’ll allow them to cover all the topics under each section of the exam which is divided into four major sections – English Comprehension, GK & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis. The IIFT 2019 syllabus is expected to be more or less same as last year. IIFT 2019 exam would be conducted most probably in the online mode for the first time as hinted by Prof. Manoj Pant, the Director of the institute. The duration of the test would be two hours. The IIFT entrance exam is conducted for admission to IIFT’s MBA in Internation Business (IB) programme at Delhi and Kolkata campus. In this article, aspiring management candidates will get the entire IIFT syllabus 2019, exam pattern and other relevant information.
Before moving to IIFT 2019 syllabus, let’s have a look at the exam pattern. It’ll help the candidates to understand the exam syllabus.
IIFT Exam Pattern 2019
English Comprehension – Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
General Knowledge & Business Awareness
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
Number of questions in each section is not fixed. It keeps changing every year. Last year, the exam had 114 questions in total and 123 questions a year before that. The marking scheme of IIFT entrance exam is also different for each section. However, the total marks for the exam are 100. The IIFT 2019 exam would be an objective test carrying multiple choice questions.
IIFT 2019 Marking Scheme: 1/3rd of the allotted marks would be deducted for an incorrect answer. So, make sure you select the right answer.
IIFT Syllabus 2019 - Section-wise
English Comprehension: This section covers generally two sub-topics which are Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. This section is likely to be moderate on the difficulty scale.
GK & Business Awareness: This section may have questions from various topics and the difficulty level of the same can vary from moderate to tough.
Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation: According to the IIFT 2019 syllabus, this section is likely to contain 20-25 objective questions. And, it is likely to be difficult considering the previous year’s record.
Quantitative Ability: The Quantitative Ability part is usually the most difficult section for candidates. It needs a lot of practice.
In the table given below we have shared the complete syllabus of IIFT 2019:
Quantitative Ability (QA)
Series & Analysis
Input & Output
Matching word meanings
Fill in the blanks
SI and CI
Permutation and Combination
Linear word formation
Odd word out
Awards and awardees
Para Formation Questions
Figures of speech
Time, Distance, Work and Heights
Candidates are advised to prepare as per the syllabus and exam pattern of IIFT 2019. It’ll certainly give a systematic approach to their preparation. The registration for IIFT 2019 is expected to start in the fourth week of July. However, checking the eligibility criteria of IIFT 2019 before applying is a good idea.
Around 60,000 candidates take the national level exam every year for admission to IIFT’s MBA in IB course. The institute offers around 600 seats at Delhi and Kolkata campus.