IIFT 2022 (On 05 Dec) – Admit Card (Out), Pattern, Placements

IIFT 2022: NTA has released the admit card for IIFT 2022 on November 27, 2021. Candidates can visit the official website i.e iift.nta.nic.in download the admit card. National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct IIFT 2022 on December 05, 2021. IIFT stands for Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Admission Test (IIFT). IIFT is a management entrance examination conducted for admission into MBA (IB) program. The examination is held once a year in the computer-based mode. After qualifying IIFT 2022, the candidates can take admission in IIFT campuses are situated at New Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada campuses. After qualifying for the entrance test, the candidates are called for a writing skills assessment, group discussion, and interview. Check more details about IIFT 2022 from this page such as application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, reservation criteria, etc.

IIFT 2022

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IIFT 2022 Important Dates

IIFT 2022 EventsIIFT 2022 Dates
Registration starts01 Sep 2021 02 Sep 2021
Registration close15 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2021 up to 5.00 pm
Last date to pay the registration fee15 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2021 up to 11.50 pm
Application form correction start date17 Oct 2021 27 Oct 2021
Application form correction start date26 Oct 2021 31 Oct 2021
Availability of admit card27 Nov 2021
IIFT Examination date05 Dec 2021
IIFT Result announcementLast week of Dec 2021
Writing Skills Assessment Test, GD & PIto be announced
Registration For Foreign Nationals(GMAT)15 January 2022- 15 March 2022

IIFT 2022 Highlights

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameIIFT 2022
Official website of IIFT examiift.nta.ac.in
IIFT conducting bodyNTA (National Testing Agency)
IIFT exam date05 Dec 2021
IIFT exam pattern detailsDuration; 120 minutes/2hrs
Mode: Computer Based Test
Exam Type: Objective
Question Type: MCQs
IIFT exam mediumEnglish
IIIFT campusesIIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata, IIFT Kakinada
Total seats through IIFT examIIFT Delhi= 258 seats
IIFT Kolkata= 253 seats
IIFT Kakinada= 60 seats
Number of IIFT cities68
IIFT exam helpdesk Number0120-6895200
Admission in coursesMBA(IB) at IIFT

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IIFT 2022 Application Form

IIFT 2022 application form is hosted by NTA at the official site. The registration process will be held via online mode only. To apply for IIFT 2022 candidates must go through the eligibility criteria, only candidates who fill the eligibility criteria can fill the application form as well. The willing candidates must get registered during the application form release time. The candidate must keep all the required documents, certificates and photographs handy before filling the application form. Re-read the filled information before submitting the form, as no change in the category will be entertained after the last date of the application form. Read the instructions carefully below for IIFT 2022 registration

  • Visit the official site
  • Click on the “Fill Online Application form” and select new registration.
  • Fill the basic required details and submit
  • Enter password and choose a security questions
  • Upload the required document in the IIFT 2022 application form
  • Fill the preffered examination centre
  • Pay the application form fees via online mode, net banking or mobile wallets(Paytm/UPI)
  • Once the details are filled and submitted successfully, candidates will get confirmation mail on their registered email ID.
  • Download and take a prinout of the confirmation mail for refrence.

Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fees
For other categoriesRs. 2500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD / TransgenderRs. 1000/-
For Foreign Nationals / NRIsUS $200 / Rs 15,000

IIFT 2022 Eligiblity Criteria

Before applying for IIFT 2022, the candidates must fulfill all the eligibility criteria specified by the official authority.

Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for IIFT 2022.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidate must hold Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates required to have minimum 50 per cent aggregate from any recognised university (45 percent for candidates who belong to SC/ST/PWD categories).
  • Candidates in their final year can also apply, they can submit their passing certificate later around October.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Students:

Students who are foreign nationals or NRIs can also apply for MBA (International Business). They need to fulfill conditions must fulfill the eligibility conditions given above and as specified below.

  1. Candidate must be a non-resident of India for not less than 18 months as on as on December 31, 2021 and be outside India during the IIFT exam window.
  2. In addition, the Indian Nations who are living, working, studying abroad must produce a certificate with an application from Indian Embassy / High Commission /Consulate of the country to where the candidate belong, must raise a certificate stating that the candidate is the resident of that country for no less than 18 months December 31, 2021.
  3. They must also have a valid passport / travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign Nationals / NRI who are present in India at the time of entrance test must apepar for IIFT 2022.
  4. Also, the candidates must produce GMAT score which should received by the institute latest by March 2022. GMAT taken before 1st January 2020 will not be valid.

IIFT 2022 Syllabus

IIFT 2022 syllabus includes Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Knowledge. The examination board releases both overall cutoff and Individual for each section, in order to get shortlisted candidate needs to clear the cut-off criteria individually for each section as well as overall examination cutoff. Some of the important topics of these subjects are listed below.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Meaning of words
  • Foreign words
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Sentence reconstruction
  • English proficiency
  • Fill ups
  • Odd word out
  • Reading comprehension
  • Phrases
  • Prepositions
  • Parajumble.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning: Logical reasoning includes both types: basic and advance. It includes topics like

  • Circular arrangements
  • Grouping questions
  • Arrange words
  • Decision making
  • Data structures
  • Blood relations
  • Verbal coding
  • Visual and critical reasoning
  • family tree problem
  • Cause and effect
  • Puzzel
  • Linear and matrix arrangements
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Line graphs
  • Pie chart
  • Tables
  • Bar charts.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number system
  • Trigonometry
  • Compound interest
  • Hcf & lcm
  • Median
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Set theory
  • Mensuration
  • Probability
  • Time, speed, distance
  • Logarithm
  • Venn diagram
  • Geometric mean
  • Ratios & proportions
  • Linear equations algebra
  • Geometric mean
  • Clocks
  • Averages

General Knowledge

  • Politics
  • Business
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Industry¸ Geography
  • International Affairs
  • Economy
  • Advertising
  • Awards & Awardees
  • Sports
  • Books
  • History
  • Books & Authors.

IIFT 2022 Important Books

Check the books given below to prepare for IIFT 2022.

BooksLinks
Quantum CAT by Survesh Kumar Verma
Arun Sharma
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Test of Reasoning by ArihantCheck Price Here
Logical Reasoning & Data InterpretationCheck Price Here
Word power made easy(end words)Check Price Here
Objective English by SP BakshiCheck Price Here
Wren &Martin (Grammar)Check Price Here
Manorama Year BookCheck Price Here
Guide for IIFTCheck Price Here

IIFT 2022 Exam Pattern

IIFT 2022 exam pattern is given below.

  • Total duration of the IIFT 2022 exam is 120 minutes/2hrs.
  • IIFT 2022 will be objective type. All the questions in the paper are MCQ types.
  • The number of question in the IIFT Examination are expected to be 110 questions.
  • Each question carries a negative marking of 1/3rd of the allotted marks for every incorrect attempt.
SectionNameNumber of question
Section-1Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability35
Section-2Logical reasoning and Data interpretation30
Section-3Quantitative Analysis25
Section-4General Knowledge20
Total110

IIFT 2022 Examination Prepration Tips

  • Candidates must prepare all the subjects equally as sectional cutoff varies over the years but they can maximise the scores of their strong areas to secure good marks there.
  • In GK, IIFT majorly ask statics GK, current affairs and buisness Affiars, preparing them is must.
  • Candidates must solve previous years question paper as there are chances of repetative question from last year. Also, preparing from previous year question paper will you an idea on how to attempt IIFT examination.
  • Prepare from mock test, it will help increasing speed and give you a sense of prepration.
  • DI has mostly calculation intensive questions so your calculation must be strong in order to crack the score.
  • Read current affairs, novels, papers, buisness magazine, it will help increasing your reading speed, which is required for Reading comprehension section and it will also prepare your GK section,
  • Read IIFT instructions carefully before starting the examination, it will clear all the doubt you had for exam pattern and then start attempting the examination accordingly.

IIFT 2022 Admit Card

IIFT 2022 admit card will be available in the 2nd week of November 2021.

IIFT admit card will be issued to the candidates who have registered successfully for IIFT 2022. Candidates are required to download their Admit card in pdf format take a printout of it. The Admit card is one the most important document candidate must carry to the examination center as it is the main identity proof of the candidate. Along with admit card candidate need to carry a photo ID issued by the government of India. Below are some important IIFT 2022 Admit Card highlights:

  • IIFT 2022 admit card will be downloaded in online mode.
  • The admit card will not be send via post.
  • No duplicate IIFT Admit cards will be issued to the aspirant at the examination centre.
  • Keep the admit card safe and in good condition for future refrences.

How to download Admit Card?

Log on to NTA-IIFT official website

Click on the “IIFT Admit Card” Tab

Enter login credentials, application number and password

Find the Tab “admit card” in dashboard, hit on that tab

Click download and save the IIFT admit card on desktop

IIFT 2022 Answer Key

IIFT 2022 answer key will be released by NTA in the second week of December 2021. The NTA releases answer key of the IIFT examination about a week before the result declaration. Answer key will be helpful for candidates to estimate their marks and keeping the expectation accordingly. They can match their answers and check if they have attempted the answers correctly or not. Candidates can download their answer key from the official website once it is released by the officials. Read the below listed step to learn how candidates can download their answer key:

  • Visit the IIFT-NTA official site
  • Now click on Challenge answer key – IIFT MBA (IB) only Indian candidates tab.
  • Enter login credntials, application number and password.
  • Answer key page will appear on the window
  • Download the Answer key.

IIFT Results 2022

The IIFT will release the list of selected candidates for MBA Admission 2022 for Delhi and Kolkata campuses after the conclusion of exam. NTA releases IIFT result 2022 at iift.nta.nic.in. The score card contains scaled scores as well as percentile scores obtained by the candidate (both overall and sectional). On the basis of the marks candidates will be shortlisted for admission process by IIFT itself. Read the steps listed below to know how you can download the scorecard:

Step-1: Visit the official site iift.nta.ac.in

Step-2: Click on the notification, it will redirect you to the result window

Step-3: Logon through login credentials, application number and password.

Step-4: Download your scorecard and take out a print of it.

IIFT 2022 Cutoffs and Selction process

Candidates who will clear IIFT 2022 will be shortlisted for IIFT Admission. For shortlisting the candidate must fulfill the minimum marks criteria by IIFT which is termed as IIFT 2022 cutoff. Once you are shortlisted the next step is Admission Process which includes 3 rounds, Eassy Writing, Group discussion(GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

IIFT essay round is held for about 20-30 minutes where you have to write an essay on the given topic, GD occurs for 30-40 minutes during which a group of candidates discuss the given topic, and then comes PI round the final step of the whole admission process. The final selection of candidates for IIFT 2022 admission will be based on these two rounds. The final selection will be announced by April.

Here cutoffs listed based on the candidates category – For IIFT Delhi (as per last year)

CategoryIIFT Cutoffs
General43.5
general-EWS/OBC NCL36
SC/ST/PWD/Kashmiri Migrant/Non-Migrant15

IIFT 2022 Reservation

Check the reservation of seats of IIFT 2022 given below. The reservation criteria given below are according to the last year’s details.

  • 15% of the seats are reserved for the category Scheduled Caste (SC).
  • 7.5% of the seats for Scheduled Tribes
  • 27% seats for the other backward classes belonging to Non Creamy Layer OBC-NCL.
  • 10% of the seats are reserved for Category General- Economically Weak Section(GEN-EWS)
  • Each category will have 5% of reservations for the Persons with Disabilities PwD as defined in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016) quoated below.

IIFT Placements

  • IIFT was among the first Business Schools in the country to complete 100% placements for the graduating students of its flagship MBA (IB) programme with the highest compensation of INR 46.45 LPA in the year 2021.
  • The average CTC was Rs. 21.08 LPA with 25% students of the batch receiving an average CTC of Rs. 25.22 LPA.

About IIFT

IIFT is one of the few institutes giving degrees in International Business in India and IIFT is the leader in the industry. IIFT has developed specialised courses like Trade Analytics, International Trade Operations and Documentation etc. to bring the best to the students when it comes to trade.

Contact Details

NTA Helpdesk: 011-40759000,011-69227700 (Operational 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM during working days)

FAQs on IIFT 2022

Q. Has NTA released examination date?

Ans Yes, NTA has released examination date as 05 December 2021.

Q. How can I register for IIFT 2022?

Ans The registration process for IIFT is online. You can register by filling the application form online from the official website.

Q. What is the application form fees for SC?

Ans. The examination fees for Sc category is Rs. 1,000.

Q. What is the syllabus of IIFT Exam?

Ans. IIFT exam syllabus includes Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Knowledge

Q. When will the results of IIFT will be announced?

Ans. The results will be out by the end of December 2021.

Q. Is two months enough for IIFT preparation?

Ans Well, IIFT is one the toughest exams for MBA admissions, so candidate must start preparing for the examination 9 months prior the exam date.

Q. Is IIFT easier than CAT?

Ans Well both the exams are of moderate to high difficulty but in IIFT candidates have to solve 110 questions in 120 minutes, while in CAT candidates have to solve 100 question 180 minutes, so the time difference in both the exams makes IIFT tougher than CAT.

Q. Can an average student get into IIFT?

Ans As the past acdemic result doesn’t matter in IIFT, so average and below-average student can get into IIFT.

Q. What percentile is required for IIFT?

Ans Even a 40-50% score in IIFT entrance exam awards as 80-90% and the admission cutoff also lies within the same range.

Q. What is the cutoff of IIFT?

Ans It appears that the cut-off would drop to around 110+ in IIFT 2021 for the General Category, 95+ for EWS & OBC Categories & 75+ for the SC/ST Categories.

Q. How many students give IIFT every year?

Ans IIFT Delhi offers around 600 seats at its Delhi and Kolkata campus. It is expected that around 75,000 candidates will appeared for the exam.

Q. How many times can I give IIFT?

Ans One can apply as many times as they wish for the IIFT exam as there is no age limit. For one registration the candidate can only appear for the exam once. IIFT has a total of 360 seats in their campuses- 220 seats in the Delhi campus and 140 seats in the Kolkata campus.

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