IIFT [Indian Institute of Foreign Trade]

Selection in IIFT is a four-step process:

  1. The entrance test is a paper-based test which takes place in November
  2. A short-list based on the test scores is used to invite students for the Group Discussion round. Topics of national and international importance across social, political, economic and corporate domains are common as individuals are tested on their group discussion skills.
  3. A Writing Ability Test is conducted to test the candidate’s writing skills, along with knowledge of the subject and structure of representation.
  4. The Personal Interview has a distinct focus on goals, achievements, knowledge and awareness.

A cumulative weighted score depending on the rules of that particular year of examination is taken to identify the final short-list of candidates for offer letters.

IIFT 2016 was held on November 27, 2016

The IIFT 2016 exam pattern:

Sections QA GA LRDI VARC Total
Number of Questions 20 25 LR - 22
DI - 20
RC - 16
VA - 20
123
Marks per question 1 0.5 LR - 0.75
DI - 1
RC - 1
VA - 0.75
 
Total Marks 20 12.5 36.5 31 100
Sectional Cutoff 4.01 1.99 8 9.67 GEN 48.5
SC 38.5
ST 27.17
PH - 28.85
(OBC-NCL) 43.5

Duration: 2 hours
Score validity: 1 year

IIFT 2016 Exam Analysis   IIFT 2016 Answer Keys