About IIFT 2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card anytime soon. IIFT is a national-level management entrance exam conducted annually by National Testing Agency (NTA), for admission to its MBA (IB) program. IIFT 2020 will be conducted on December 1, 2019, in online or computer-based mode at around 224 exam centres across India. Around 75,000 candidates will appear for the exam. IIFT 2020 result will be declared on December 11, 2019. As many as 2097 candidates were shortlisted for further selection rounds a previous year.

The application process for IIFT 2020 begun from September 9, 2019. Candidates had to register for the exam in online mode. The last date to fill the application was October 25, 2019. Candidates who qualify the exam will be shortlisted for  the selection process - Writing Test, GD, and PI.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: National Testing Agency
Duration 2 Hours

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IIFT 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

01 Dec, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

18 Nov, 2019 - 01 Dec, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online Ongoing

11 Dec, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

Past Dates and Events

07 Nov, 2019

Application Correction | Mode: Online

26 Oct, 2019 - 03 Nov, 2019

Application - Fee Payment | Mode: Online

09 Sep, 2019 - 25 Oct, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

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Candidates who wish to apply for the exam must check the IIFT 2020 eligibility criteria first. Here are the complete eligibility criteria for IIFT exam for this year. 

1. General category candidates with a minimum 3-year graduation degree in any discipline with 50% marks from a recognised university/institute/college are eligible to apply.

2. SC, ST and PWD category candidates with minimum 45% marks in graduation are eligible to apply.

3. Final year graduation students can also apply. However, they would need to submit the proof of requisite qualification by second week of October 2020

4. Foreign nationals and NRIs can apply for IIFT entrance exam with a valid GMAT score which is not older than January 1, 2019.

5. Candidates of any age can apply for IIFT entrance exam.

Note: The eligibility criteria remains more or less same every year.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

The registration cum application process of IIFT 2020 started from September 9, 2019 and the last date to fill the application form is October 25, 2019. The IIFT 2020 application process was completely online. Here is the complete information about the application form of IIFT 2020.

1. Candidates first need to do a primary registration by filling in the personal details, contact number, email id, and password.

2. In the second step, candidates need to fill in the academic and personal details.

3. The third step is the payment of application fee i.e. Rs. 1650 for General and OBC Category candidates and Rs. 825 for SC, ST, and PWD category candidates. The application fee can be paid via net banking, credit card, debit card, and DD. The application fee for foreign nationals and NRIs is Rs. 5500. 

4. In the fourth and final step of the IIFT 2020 application form, candidates need to upload the scanned copy of their photograph (size: not more than 50KB) and signature (size: not more than 20KB) in JPEG/JPG format.

5. Make sure that contact number(s) and email id are entered correctly as all communication related to the exam will be sent to those only.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General Offline, Online Transgender, Female, Male ₹ 1650
SC, ST, OBC, General PWD Offline, Online Transgender, Female, Male ₹ 825

IIFT 2020 Syllabus

English comprehension
General knowledge and awareness
Logical reasoning and quantitative analysis

Candidates who are planning to appear for the entrance exam this year must know the IIFT 2020 exam pattern. It will allow them to know the topics covered in the exam, syllabus, and marking scheme and they can strategies their preparation accordingly. Here are the complete details related to the IIFT exam pattern 2020.

  • The exam has six sections - English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.
  • The duration of the exam is two hours. There is no sectional time limit. The total marks for the exam are 100. The number of questions keeps changing every year. Last year, the exam had 114 questions. The exam has only multiple choice questions. 
  • According to the IIFT 2020 exam pattern, there is negative marking for wrong answers and there is a differential marking scheme. 
  • The exam will be conducted in around 20 cities in India.

Admit card is the must-have document for every candidate to appear for IIFT 2020 exam. Candidates need to carry the IIFT 2020 admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam. Only the candidates who fill and submit the application form of IIFT 2020 along with the application fee would be able to download the admit card. Given below are the rest of the details.

  • The admit card of IIFT 2020 will be released for download on November 18
  • Candidates will be able to download the IIFT admit card 2020 with the help of their registered id and password. 
  • Candidates need to carry the admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam along with a photo id proof - Driving License, Aadhar id card, Election id card, Passport.
  • Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to write the IIFT 2020 exam.
  • Candidates need to keep the admit card till the end of the admission process as it would be required at every stage of the admission.

IIFT 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Silchar
Tezpur
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur
Bhimavaram
Chirala
Chittoor
Eluru
Guntur
Kadapa
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Rajahmundry
Srikakulam
Tirupathi Naidu Palli
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Narasaraopet
Proddatur
Surampalem
Bihar Bhagalpur
Darbhanga
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Arrah
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar
Bilaspur
Raipur
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Daman and Diu Daman
Diu
Delhi New Delhi
Delhi
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar
Anand
Bhavnagar
Jamnagar
Junagadh
Mehsana
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Valsad
Himatnagar
Goa Panaji
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur
Hamirpur
Kangra
Shimla
Solan
Mandi
Una
Kullu
Haryana Ambala
Faridabad
Gurugram
Hisar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Panipat
Sonipat
Yamuna Nagar
Jharkhand Bokaro
Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Hazaribagh
Jammu and Kashmir Baramulla
Jammu
Samba
Srinagar
Leh
Karnataka Belagavi
Bellary
Bengaluru
Bidar
Davanagere
Gulbarga
Hassan
Dharwad
Mangaluru
Mysuru
Shivamogga
Tumakuru
Udupi
Mandya
Kerala Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Meghalaya Shillong
Manipur Imphal
Madhya Pradesh Balaghat
Betul
Bhopal
Chhindwara
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Rewa
Sagar
Satna
Ujjain
Maharashtra Ahmednagar
Akola
Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai City
Navi Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Raigad
Ratnagiri
Sangli
Satara
Solapur
Thane
Wardha
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Dimapur
Kohima
Odisha Balasore
Berhampur
Bhubaneswar
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Pathankot
Patiala
Fatehgarh Sahib
Sangrur
Puducherry Puducherry
Rajasthan Ajmer
Alwar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Sri Ganganagar
Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tripura Agartala
Telangana Hyderabad
Secunderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Mahabubnagar
Nalgonda
Warangal (Urban)
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Cuddalore
Kanchipuram
Kanyakumari
Madurai
Namakkal
Salem
Thanjavur
Thoothukudi
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli
Tiruvallur
Vellore
Virudhunagar
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Haridwar
Nainital
Pantnagar
Roorkee
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Bareilly
Faizabad
Ghaziabad
Gorakhpur
Noida
Greater Noida
Jhansi
Kanpur
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar
Sitapur
Varanasi
West Bengal Asansol
Burdwan
Durgapur
Hooghly
Howrah
Kalyani
Kolkata
Siliguri

Documents Required at Exam

  • IIFT admit card
  • Photo identity proof
  • Passport size photograph

The result of IIFT 2020 exam will be announced on December 11, 2019. Both the result and scorecard will be available in online mode. IIFT will release the names of shortlisted candidates for the second round of interview. As many as 2097 candidates were selected previous year. More details are given below:

  • Candidates will be able to check the IIFT result 2020 on the official website of the exam.
  • The result will be available in the form of a scorecard where candidates can check the sectional as well as the overall score. 
  • Candidates can download the scorecard in the form of a pdf file by logging in to the official website with their seven-digit IIFT roll number and date of birth.
  • On the basis of the score, candidates will be shortlisted for the selection rounds - Writing test, GD, and PI. 
  • The final IIFT 2020 result or selection will be based on the overall performance in all the rounds.

National Testing Agency, NTA the conducting body of the exam will announce the IIFT 2020 cutoff along with the result which is likely to be declared in the first week of January. More details are given below.

  • The minimum marks required to qualify for the selection rounds are called the cutoff.
  • The cutoff depends on various factors including the difficulty level of test, the total number of test-takers, number of seats available, etc.
  • Candidates who meet the IIFT cutoff criterion as announced by IIFT Delhi will be called for the selection rounds - Writing test, GD, and PI. 
  • The shortlisted candidates will be assigned a centre for the selection rounds. The list of centres includes Ahmadabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, etc. 
  • The cutoff of IIFT 2020 will be different for each category.

The selection process of IIFT 2020 will start after the announcement of the result. The authorities will announce the cutoff for IIFT 2020 exam along with the result in the first week of January. 

  • Based on the IIFT 2020 cutoff, candidates will be shortlisted for the selection process.
  • The IIFT 2020 selection process will include - Writing test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • The weightage given to each round is different. And the final selection of a candidate will be based on the overall performance in all the rounds including the IIFT 2020 exam.

IIFT 2020 GD and PI Process

Both Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) round are an integral part of the selection process of IIFT 2020. Tentatively, the selection process will be conducted in the month of January/February 2020. And the final IIFT 2020 result, the list of selected candidates for admission, is likely to be announced in the month of March.

GD and PI rounds are conducted to judge the communication skills, confidence level, interaction skills, personality, and possibly the knowledge of current affairs of the candidates. Apart from the writing test which is also the part of the selection process, candidates need to perform well in these two rounds to get the admission offer. 

For the writing test, GD and PI, IIFT Delhi will allocate the centres to the shortlisted candidates. These centres will be - Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, etc.

IIFT 2020 Counselling Centers

State City
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Karnataka Bengaluru
Delhi New Delhi
Maharashtra Mumbai
Telangana Hyderabad
West Bengal Kolkata
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow

Documents Required at Counselling

  • IIFT admit card
  • IIFT scorecard
  • Photo identity proof

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Other than IIFT exam cut off what other factors IIFT consider in shortlisting candidates? Does experience matter? what is seat breakup according to reservations?

Niveditha 18th Nov, 2019

Hello..

The selection procedure for this year IIFT exam will start from 2020 January. The selection procedure has two divisions one is that the marks or the percentile obtained in the exam and the second is the Group Discussion(GD) , essay writing and the Personal Interview(PI).

The shortlisted candidates with the minimum criteria of marks in the exam are called for the GD and PI process. The final stage of admission to the particular college is based on the score and the performance in GD and PI.

The three criteria for the short listed candidates are:

1. essay writing

2. Group discussion

3.Personal interview

Candidates are first given with the essay writing with the word limit of 300 words  and the time given is 20 minutes. In this the writing skills and the vocabulary is tested.

The next round is Group Discussion. Mainly GD is conducted to check how the candidate works in team. The GD topic can be based on the current issues or any abstract topic , so that the candidates must be aware of all the news and issues happening.

Finally the last round is the Personal Interview where the candidates can be asked for any questions related to their work experience, the achievements or why the want to join the particular college.All the interview questions is based on the interviewer.

The criteria for all these are:

IIFT exam score- 65%

Group Discussion - 15%

Personal Interview-20%

The candidates must be well prepared for the exam as well as Group Discussion and Personal Interview because nearly 2000 candidates were short listed for the final round just for 420 seats .

The seat break up for the total of 420 seats is:

7.5% for Schedule Tribe(ST)

5% for person with disability

15% for Schedule Caste(SC)

27% for Non creamy backward classes(NC BC)

10% for economically weaker sections

35.5% for the general class

To avail these reservations candidates have to mention it  in the application form.

The original documents has to be submitted when the candidates are shortlisted and are called for GD and PI

All the best....

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Im unable to find my admit card, kindly guide me through this

Rohan Rawat 18th Nov, 2019

Hi there,

Your question is not complete as its not giving any information about the exam with which that admit card is related to.

But still, I can help you in a very general way:

1.Search the soft copy of the admit card in your PC/Lappy/mobile because you must have downloaded it once for sure.

2.If the above mentioned step is not useful: Then try to search for the link through which you can download the admit card foe one more time. (The examination authority keeps the link open till the date before the exam)

3.If the above mentioned step is not useful: Then write a mail to the examination cell or call them on their helpline numbers and tell them about the mishap.

If you will try you best then you will definitely be able to find your admit card.


All the best for the exam (which ever it is ;)



I hope this will help you!!


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Can anyone share link to download admit card its already 15 november and still i am unable to see it.

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 18th Nov, 2019

Hello

The admit card of IIFT 2020 is likely to be released anytime soon on November 18 by National Testing Agency.

Stay connected for updates-

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/iift-admit-card

Good Luck!

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i scored 56 percent in both 10+2 so i am eligible for xlri iift like collage

Rehan Alam Student Expert 12th Nov, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

Yes you are eligible for both the exams as for XLRI Jamshedpur there is no minimum requirement of marks for appearing in the exam and for the Indian Institute of foreign trade, cutoff marks are 50% in any graduation for general category students.

Hope this helps. Thanks.

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is there any extra time given to a physically disabled person in IIFT exam just like in CAT for every hour 20 minutes are given extra??

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

hi,

see in information brochure there is nothing mention about extra timing facility for pwd candidates. the admission will be followed by written test of 12 minutes, WAT, gd, AND PERSONAL INTERVIEW ROUNDS. i WOULD SUGGEST YOU TO CONTACT WITH THE EXAM CONTROLLING AUTHORITY REGARDING THIS.

YOU may get important details from below links:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1coybDercSWa2B4xbKSHC0fuYO-1Oki_F/view

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