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IIFT Preparation Tips

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Read some useful tips to appear for the exam on 24th Jan 2021.  IIFT last minute tips will help you calm the butterflies in your stomach to score high percentile in the MBA Entrance Exam.


With just 2 days in hand for IIFT exam, it’s time that you do not let the wave of anxiety take away your sleep. IIFT exam will be conducted on 24th January 2021 after the mighty CAT exam; you must be prepared to face another big challenge. But however hard you try to remain calm, exam jitters also keep you on the nerves. So here are a few last minute tips that you must not forget before appearing for the IIFT 2021 exam.

Consider these tips as the last minute to-do-list that will help you set sails for the exam day and get a good night sleep!! Take a look at these crucial tips that you should swear by heart before appearing in the examination hall.

So here are 7 last minute tips for IIFT 2021 exam:

Day before IIFT 2021 Exam

Tip 1: Take a print out of your Admit Card and keep it ready with you.

Keep a separate carry bag for the D-Day and collect important articles required for the test in it. Take a print out of your admit card as it is required to generate a copy of it at the examination center.

Download IIFT 2021 Admit Card here

Tip 2: Carry an ID proof along with the Admit Card

Do not forget to take the photocopy of your valid ID proof at the examination hall. Along with the photocopy of the ID proof, you also need to carry the original ID proof as well. Failure to generate this may lead to further difficulties in giving the exam.

Tip 3: IIFT 2021 is a computer-based test

Do not practice any Mock test before the IIFT exam day. It will only leave you either too confident or over elated about your performance in the exam. Relax your eyes and brain as the day will be demanding on you. 

Tip 4: Recapitulate major concepts and formulas

Revise the short-cut formulas and tricks of mathematics. This would make you feel confident about solving the questions at super-sonic speed. You can also brush-up your GK by reviewing any magazine, notes or books that you have been using to prepare for the IIFT GK section. You can also take a glance at the grammar rules. Allot 1-2 hours for each section and then relax. Get yourself in the groove for a good night sleep. Remember that a sound sleep is necessary for a fresh day and for accumulating a reservoir of invigorating energy.

Take a look at IIFT Exam Pattern to recapitulate what to expect in the exam:-  

IIFT Sections
Total questions
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Quantitative Analysis
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
General Awareness (GK)

On the Exam Day (i.e. 24th Jan 2021)

Tip 5: Do not panic at all

When you reach the examination hall, do not panic at any point of time. Remember that haste always makes waste; so do not hurry for anything. You have packed your bag well for the examination day and everything is in place. Just double check your bag before leaving home. When you reach the examination hall, keep your head cool. Map your room number with the roll no. calmly.

Tip 6: Read the Instruction on computer Carefully

Finally, when you enter the computer lab and the instruction screen of the IIFT exam downloads in front of you, read all the instructions carefully. Do not assume at all that you know the guidelines beforehand. Thereafter, only when the invigilator announces, you can start your exam. Do not rush to begin the exam before others. It will only lead to cancellation of your exam from NTA. 

Tip 7: Attempt the Exam Wisely

The final last minute tips for the IIFT exam is the most crucial one. Don’t waste your time in reading the full question paper first and later re-reading the questions to answer them. Just take a cursory glance at the number of questions to ensure the correct number of questions mentioned in the instruction. Further, choose the questions wisely as you must not engage in solving one question for too long. If you feel that the question is complicated, then leave it, and move to another one.

Always remember that TIME MANAGEMENT is the key to crack the exam with high scores. Avoid doubtful question as negative marking can bring your score down. Attempt a sufficient number of questions from each section in order to clear the sectional cut-off as well. It is not necessary to attempt all the questions but choosing the right question will escalate your scores.

We hope that the last minute tips for the IIFT exam will help you ace the test. Follow these tips to come up with the flying colours of success.

Wishing you good luck for the exam and a bright future ahead..!

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