IIFT Syllabus 2020
Shruti.garg, 06 Jun 2019, #IIFT
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IIFT Syllabus 2020 - Candidates who will be appearing for the entrance exam of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi (IIFT) should be aware of the syllabus of IIFT 2020. The institute does not prescribe any official syllabus for IIFT 2020 and it may vary from the previous year syllabus. The syllabus of IIFT 2020 comprises topics that are covered under different sections. Some of the sections which are part of IIFT syllabus 2020 are English grammar, vocabulary and comprehension, logical reasoning and data interpretation, general knowledge, and current affairs, quantitative analysis. Knowing the IIFT 2020 syllabus in advance will help the candidates to devise a strategy for themselves. IIFT exam 2020 will be conducted tentatively in the last week of November. Read the complete article given on this page to know all the aspects of IIFT syllabus 2020 such as the sections from which questions will be asked, topics that are covered under each section.

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IIFT 2020 Syllabus

According to IIFT syllabus 2020, candidates can go through the topics covered under different sections:

Syllabus of IIFT 2020

Sections

Contents

Vocabulary and Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Para Formation Questions

  • Synonyms-Antonyms

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Analogy

  • Prepositions

  • Grammar

  • Phrases

  • Matching word meanings

  • Spellings

  • Odd word out

  • Figures of speech

Logical Reasoning

  • Comparisons

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Input & Output

  • Seating

  • Linear word formation

  • Selections

  • Directions

  • Series & Analysis

  • Deductions

GK & Current Affairs

  • Politics

  • Society

  • Economics

  • History

  • Awards and awardees

  • International Affairs

  • Mythology

  • Science

  • Sports

  • Geography

  • Literature

  • Films

  • Banking

  • Industry

  • Business

Quantitative Analysis

  • Number

  • Mensuration

  • ERPV

  • SI and CI

  • Probability

  • Time, Distance, Work and Heights

  • AMA

  • Permutation and Combination

  • PPL

  • Logarithms

  • Geometry

Data Interpretation

  • Bar Graph

  • Pie Chart

  • Caselets

  • Table

  • Line Graph

Note- Students must not restrict themselves with the topics mentioned above as they prepare for IIFT 2020. The syllabus for IIFT 2020 varies from year to year.

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IIFT Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of IIFT 2020 includes all the aspects of the test such as marking scheme, duration of the exam, mode of the exam, total number of questions that are asked.

Exam pattern of IIFT 2020

Features

Details

Test duration

120 minutes

Nature of questions

Multiple choice questions

Number of sections

Six sections namely:

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Data Interpretation

  • Verbal Ability

  • General Knowledge

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Quantitative Aptitude


Number of questions

Varies from year to year

114 questions - 2019

123 questions- 2018

Allotment of marks in each section

Varies

Total marks

100

Negative marking of wrong answers

Yes

Mode of examination

offline

Timing of IIFT 2020

To be notified

IIFT 2020 Marking Scheme: The marking scheme of IIFT 2020 varies for each section. According to IIFT 2019 marking scheme is expected to be as follows:

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Sections

Number of Questions

Marks for every correct answer

Negative Marking

Total

Vocabulary and Comprehension

18

0.5

0.17

9

Logical Reasoning

20

1

0.33

20

GK & Current Affairs

20

1

0.33

20

Quantitative Analysis

20

0.75

0.25

15

Data Interpretation

20

1

0.33

20

Reading Comprehension

16

1

0.33

16

Frequently Asked Questions:

Question. Can I get admission into IIFT on the basis of CAT score?

Ans. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade does not accept CAT scores. IIFT conducts its own exam, on the basis of which aspirants are granted admission.

Question. CAT and IIFT exam have a similar exam pattern?

Answer. No, Common Admission Test and IIFT Exam have different exam pattern. CAT involves four sections namely, Vocabulary and Comprehension, English Grammar, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation, and Quantitative Analysis. Whereas, IIFT has an additional section of GK & Current Affairs which is set to be difficult for many aspirants.

Question. What are the subjects from which questions will be asked in IIFT 2020?

Answer. IIFT 2020 includes the following subjects:

  • Vocabulary and Comprehension

  • Logical Reasoning

  • GK & Current Affairs

  • Quantitative Analysis

  • Data Interpretation

  • Reading Comprehension

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