About IIFT 2020

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 appeared for the exam the previous year. 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 has begun from September 9, 2019. Candidates will have to register for the exam in online mode. The last date to fill the application will be October 25, 2019. The admit card will be available on November 11, 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

09 Sep, 2019 - 25 Oct, 2019

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

26 Oct, 2019

Application - Fee Payment - Start Date | Mode: Online

01 Nov, 2019 - 07 Nov, 2019

Application Correction | Mode: Online

11 Nov, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

01 Dec, 2019

Exam | Mode: Online

11 Dec, 2019

Result | 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
General, OBC Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 1650
ST, General, SC, OBC PWD Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 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 from November 11, 2019 on the official website of the exam.
  • 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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Questions related to IIFT

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I have work ex but I am not presently employed. What should I enter in the Employment details section of the form?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 17th Oct, 2019

Hello

The last date to fill the IIFT 2020 registration form is October 25, 2019. In the employment details section, you should mention the details of the organisation you last worked with.


Firstly, select employed then a new row will appear and you will have to fill the following details:

Name of Last/Current Organization and Address : fill here the name of the organization you last worked with

Post Held: your designation
Nature of Duties: fill here your job roles and responsibilities
Work Experience From: date you joined the organization
Work Experience To: date you left the organization


Do let us know if you have any other doubts

Good Luck!

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does iift considers category cutoff? if yes, what is the cutoff for obc and expected score to get a call?

Vemireddy Rushitha Student Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

As IIFT is one of the most preferred college by many of the candidates, the cut off is set very high for this particular college to give seats to the most deserving candidates. The cut off varies for different categories. For more details kindly go through this link, https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/iift-cutoff

Good luck!

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I want list of names of colleges in India accepting the scores of CAT NMAT SNAP CMAT IIFT.

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello,


Colleges that accept SNAP scores-


  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] - Pune
  • Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance, Pune (SSBF)
  • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management [SIBM] Bengaluru


IIFT Scores are accepted by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) with their campus in New Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada.


Go through the following to know about colleges that accept scores of different entrance test-


For CAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/cat-participating-institutes


For NMAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/top-b-schools-accepting-nmat-scores-and-cutoffs


For CMAT-


https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/top-b-schools-accepting-cmat-scores



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someone plz tell me the form date oh iift

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hey!There

NTA which will conduct INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE2020 released registration form on 9 September 2019.And last date of registration is 25 October 2019.You can fill registration form in online mode..

For more details visit below mention link:

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/iift-registration/amp&ved=2ahUKEwjsyJfhi5zlAhUw8HMBHVj0B8EQFjAAegQIBRAE&usg=AOvVaw0jgiJmAUYyuZILOJhE48Gy&ampcf=1


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I HAVE REGISTERED IIFT FORM.dO I NEED TO FILL UP IIFT PROGRAMME INDIVIDUALLY

Sweta Student Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Hello,

You can read the article for more clarity:

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/iift-registration

However, I will try to solve your issue. You donot need to fill the iift programmes individually.

Here are the steps:-

  1. GO TO THEIR OFFICIAL WEBSITE.

  2. Click on the icon ADMISSION 2020

  3. Fill in the personal details asked in the form

  4. Upload the necessary documents (mentioned above) in the IIFT application form 2020

  5. Fill the preferred exam centre

  6. Proceed for the payment of fees via card or online wallet.

  7. Once the details are filled and submitted, students will receive the confirmation mail.

  8. Download and take a print out of the confirmation mail.

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