IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern: Check Exam Duration, Marking Scheme, Mode of Exam and Syllabus

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Sep 1, 2019 09:50 IST
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IIFT Exam Pattern
IIFT Exam Pattern

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 2020, a national-level MBA entrance exam is set to be conduced on 1st December 2019. NTA has released all the important dates and the count down has begun for the candidates aiming to seek admission in the MBA (International Business) course.

IIFT aspirants are informed that from 2019 onwards, the exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in online format. This means, just like other popular MBA Entrance Exams, IIFT will now be conducted in computer-based format only. 

The university and the exam conducting body have not announced any major changes in the IIFT exam pattern till now. In case any major changes will be introduced in the IIFT exam pattern, it will be updated here.

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So, before preparing for the IIFT entrance exam, aspirants are advised to go through the IIFT exam pattern in order to understand the test structure. The entrance test is conducted for admission to MBA aspirants for admission in IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campus. The duration of the IIFT 2020 is 120 minutes and will be held on December 1, 2019. There are no fixed numbers of questions which are asked from the aspirants. The number of questions may vary between 115 and130.

Let us take a look at IIFT 2020 exam pattern:

IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern


No. of Questions (approx.)


English Usage/ Verbal Ability



Reading Comprehension



Logical Reasoning


Data Interpretation



Quantitative Ability



General Awareness



Total Questions



*The number of questions in each section are subject to change as per the discretion of the examiners.

IIFT 2020 Exam Structure

IIFT Paper Structure


Total Number of Questions


Number of Choices per question


Marks for Correct Choice


Deduction for Incorrect Choice

1/3rd of marks allotted

Test duration

120 minutes (2 hours)

Now that you are familiar with the exam pattern of IIFT 2020 exam, it is important for you to understand the IIFT syllabus as well.

Let us take a look at the syllabus that is expected in IIFT 2020:

English Usage/ Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension

  • Grammar
  • Phrases
  • Synonyms

Logical Reasoning

  • Series & Analysis
  • Comparisons
  • Deductions

Data Interpretation

  • Pie Chart
  • Caselets

Quantitative Ability

  • Mensuration
  • Probability

General Awareness

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Politics

IIFT 2020 aspirants must register for the examination within the time period.  Since the exam date is out, therefore aspirants are advised to start their IIFT 2020 preparation as per the exam pattern of IIFT. The IIFT 2020 is expected to be held across 20 test cities in India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Dehradun, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Coimbatore among others.

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