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IIFT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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IIFT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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IIFT stands for Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. The institute is very popular across the nation. The institute conducts IIFT 2022 exam to offer admission to an MBA course. It also offers MBA in International Business.

The institute has several campuses across the nation. The IIFT has its campus in Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada. The Delhi campus locates near the Qutub Minar. The Delhi campus is spread in around 7 acres of land. Delhi campus has two academic and two residential blocks for students. It also has blocks for visitors. The Kolkata campus is spread over 7 acres of land. The Kolkata campus has all the modern amenities for students. The campus is popular for its green area.

The union minister for commerce and industry laid the foundation of the third campus in 2018. The third campus locates near the Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. The State Government of Andhra Pradesh has earmarked 25 acres of land for the third campus. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has received affiliation from University Grants Commission (UGC).

The institute offers modern facilities to students. It has a hostel facility for students and teachers. The institute has a common room where students can relax and refresh. The institute has a very big library. The library has around five thousand books for students and teachers. Students can issue any book of their interest and can read it. The institute has a good collection of books by popular writers and authors.

 

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Information about IIFT

The institute was build in the year 1963. It is an independent body under the ministry of commerce and industry, Government of India. The institute offers research and training in business and trade. It received the status of “deemed to be university” in 2002. The institute has received an ‘A’ grade from NAAC. Which makes it the best institution across the state.

It received an ‘A’ grade in 2005 as well as in 2015. Indian Institute of Foreign trade ranked 6th in 2020 among the institutes offering management courses. It also ranked 10th in 2019 by “Business Today”. The institute has collaborated with several international academies across the globe. IIFT is working hard to develop skills among the students. The institute aims in making the students skillful and dextrous.

 

Location Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada
Director Manoj Pant
Type  Private
Established  1963
Affiliation UGC, NAAC

 

IIFT Notification: 2022 Examination

  • The application form is available on the official website of IIFT.  The application process began on 2nd September 2021.
  • The last date to fill the online application form has been released.  The last date to fill the form was 15th October 2021.  Candidates must fill the online application form before the last date.  There will be more traffic on the last date, the server may work slower than normal.  Late entries will not be entertained by the institute.
  • The institute has released the exam date.  The IIFT 2021 exam date is 5th December.  Candidates need to fill the application form before appearing in the exam.  Candidates who fail in filling the form cannot appear in the exam.
  • The IIFT exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on the behalf of the institute.
  • Candidates can make the correction before 17th October. 17th October was the last date to make a correction.
  • Admit cards for IIFT 2022, will be available in the first week of November 2021. Candidates must visit the official website to check the latest news.

 

IIFT News

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade conducts an entrance exam to offer admission to management courses. The institute released the notification of the exam a few weeks ago. The notification was released before the starting of the online application process. The notification gives information about the exam date. It carries detailed information about the exam and exam date. A notification also carries details about the exam pattern and syllabus.

Candidates must check the notification before filling the online application form. The notification carries important guidelines regarding the application form. Candidates must adhere to the guidelines specified by the institute. Candidates failing to follow the guidelines will not be able to appear in the entrance exam.

 

IIFT 2022 Exam Dates

IIFT has released the official dates for IIFT 2022. Given below are the important dates for the IIFT exam – 

 

Events Dates
Release of IIFT 2022 Official Notification September 02, 2021
IIFT Application Starts September 02, 2021
IIFT Application Ends October 15, 2021 October 25, 2021
IIFT Form Correction October 17 to 26, 2021 October 27 to 31, 2021
GMAT Application Deadline (Foreign Nationals/NRI/Children of NRI Parents) January 15 to March 15, 2022
IIFT Admit Card release Date November 28, 2021 
IIFT exam date December 5, 2021
IIFT 2022 Exam Date (for 7 cities of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal) December 23, 2021
IIFT 2022 Admit Card (for 7 cities of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal) December 17, 2021 
IIFT Answer key Release Date January 05, 2022
IIFT Results (Out) January 31, 2022
Group Discussion/Personal Interview Date February 2022

 

The institute conducts the IIFT entrance exam once a year. The institute conducts an entrance exam to select eligible candidates for admission to management courses. IIFT is a qualifying entrance exam. The entrance exam gives admission to MBA courses. Those who qualify for the exam can take admission. There is no limit to giving this entrance exam.

Candidates can give this entrance exam multiple times. If a candidate fails in one attempt, he or she can give it again. The exam is held in online mode. Offline mode for giving the exam is not available. The application process will also be online. Candidates have to submit the online application process. Candidates who have graduated or studying in the final year of graduation can apply for the exam. They need to produce the original degree at the time of selection.

 

IIFT Attempts

Candidates can give this exam several times. There is no limit to giving this exam. For example, if a candidate fails in the first attempt he or she can try again. IIFT is held each year. Unsuccessful candidates can give this exam next year. The candidate can appear multiple times. The number of attempts is not specified. IIFT conducts an entrance exam once a year.

 

IIFT Available Seats

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) specifies the total number of seats. It releases over 400 seats each year. The institute can increase and decrease the seats. The institute reserves the right to decrease the seats. No one can raise an issue regarding the availability of seats. The institute has released almost 400 seats for the year 2022. The institute will conduct the IIFT 2021 exam for all 400 seats. The IIFT 2021 will be conducted in 68 cities of India. Thousands of candidates apply each year for the entrance exam. Those who clear the exam will be able to secure a seat.

 

IIFT Eligibility Criteria

The institute has specified several IIFT eligibility criteria for students. If a candidates want to take admission, he or she must fulfill the eligibility. The institute gives no freedom ineligibility. Eligible candidates will be able to take admission. Eligibility plays important role in selection. Those who fail to clear the eligibility cannot take admission.

The age of the candidate must be according to the norms specified by the institute. Candidates must go through the norms specified by the institute before filling the form. Candidates are advised to check their eligibility before filling the form.

 

  • Aspiring candidates must have passed graduation or three-year duration in any discipline from a recognized institute and university.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or school.
  • Candidates who are studying in the final year of graduation can also apply. Aspiring candidates need to produce the original certificate before October 2022. If a candidate fails in producing the original document he or she will be debarred from admission.
  • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% for the general category.
  • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 45% for the reserved category.
  • There is no age limit to apply for IIFT 2021. The upper and lower age limit is not available.

 

IIFT Application Form

The IIFT application form is available on the official website.  The form is available a few weeks after the release of the official notification.  The application form was released on 2nd September 2022. The application process requires easy steps.  Candidates are required to fill in their information.  Candidates can fill the online form.  The offline application form is not available.  Candidates have to fill the online application form.  The application form was made available on the official website.

 

Online Application Form

  1. Candidates can fill the online application form on the official website..
  2. Candidates must fill in their information carefully.  Information required is the name of the candidate, age of the student, course applying, etc.  Besides this, candidates must submit information like phone number, address, email, etc.
  3. After filling in the form candidates must upload their photo and signature.
  4. After successful completion of the online form, the candidate can proceed with payment.
  5. Candidates can submit fees either online or offline.  There are two ways to submit the fee.  Candidates can choose the mode for submitting the fees.

 

Information in the IIFT Application form

Candidates have to submit certain information in the application form.  Candidates must be careful while submitting the information.  The option for changing the information is not available.  Candidates must enter the true information.  No modification will be made after submitting the form.  Candidates have to fill in the following details

 

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. Father’s Name
  3. Mother’s Name
  4. Gender
  5. Category
  6. Nationality
  7. Age of the Candidate
  8. Date of birth
  9. Mobile Number
  10. Email Id
  11. Exam Center
  12. Marks scored in graduation
  13. Previous institute or university
  14. Year of Passing
  15. Photograph
  16. Signature

 

IIFT Registration Process: 2022 examination

The application process started on 2nd September 2021.  The application process is ongoing on the official website.  Candidates need to fill the online form.  The application process will be online.  Candidates need to fill the online application form before the last date.  The last date to fill the online application form has been released. 

The last date to fill the form was 15th October 2021.  Candidates must fill the online application form before the last date.  There will be more traffic on the last date, the server may work slower than normal.  Late entries will not be entertained by the institute.  Candidates must follow the steps to complete the registration process:

 

  • Visit the official website
  • Fill in the details like Name, Age, Mobile Number, etc.
  • After that click on Register Button
  • After that click on the Verification button
  • Enter the registered Email and Password
  • Select course to apply
  • After that click on the Application form
  • The application form will open in different parts
  • Fill in personal details, family details, academic details
  • After that submit a photograph and signature
  • Submit and review
  • After that proceed for payment
  • Make payment through net banking or credit card
  • Process is completed

 

IIFT Application Fee

After filling out the form, candidates have to submit the online IIFT application fee.  The application fee is compulsory for every candidate.  Candidates who fail in submitting the application fee will not be able to appear in the exam.  Candidates can submit the fee either online or offline.  Both modes are available for students.

 

Mode of  Submitting fee Online/Offline
Application fee for General  Category Rs. 2500/-
Application fee for SC/ST Category Rs. 1000/-
Application fee for NRI USD 200
Photo and Signature JPEG Format

 

Online Mode – Candidates can submit the fee online.  Candidates can submit their fees either through net banking or credit/debit card.  Candidates need to be careful while submitting online fees.  If the fee is not submitted candidates will not be able to give IIFT 2021 exam.  It will take two or three working days to update the status of application fee on the application fee.  Steps to submit an online application fee are as follow:

 

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Click on the payment button
  3. After that click on proceed to payment
  4. A new tab will open
  5. Select fee
  6. Click the name of the institution
  7. Enter your application number
  8. Enter your credit/debit card details
  9. Process the payment

 

Offline Mode – Candidates can also submit their fees in offline mode.  Candidates need to follow few easy steps to submit fees in offline mode.

 

  • Take a print of challan
  • After that submit the challan to a nearby bank
  • Get a copy of the challan
  • keep a copy of challan issued by the bank safe

 

 

IIFT Application Form Correction

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has allowed candidates to correct the application form. Candidates who unwillingly fill in the wrong details can correct it. The institute will give time to candidates to correct the mistakes. However, candidates can only re-upload the image or signature.

They cannot modify any other details. Candidates can make corrections to their photos and signature. Candidates make sure that their photos should be clear. They should also upload the signature in the given format. The signature of the candidate should be visible. Applications with blur photos and signatures will face rejection.

 

Events Dates
Start date of form correction 17th October 2021
Last date of form correction 26th October 2021

 

IIFT Exam Pattern

The institute has specified an IIFT Exam Pattern for the IIFT 2022. The syllabus will consist of important topics. The syllabus for IIFT 2021 will be the same as that of the previous year. The same number of questions will be asked in the entrance exam. Each candidate will be given 2 hours.

A time of 120 minutes will be given to complete the test. The question paper will carry a total of 110 questions. The question paper will consist of four sections. Each section will have a different marking scheme. All the questions will be asked in English.

The medium of the paper will be English. The question paper will have moderate to high-level questions. The question paper will have objective-type questions. Each question will carry four options. Candidates have to choose the right answer among the given options. Subjective questions will not be asked in the IIFT 2022.

 

Medium of Language English
Mode of Exam Online
Type of Questions Objective
Total Questions 110
Total Marks 300
Sections 4
Duration 2 Hours

 

IIFT Marking Scheme

The question paper will consist of four sections. Each section will have a different number of questions. Marks for each question will depend on the topic asked. There will be a negative for giving wrong answers. Marks will be cut for giving the wrong answers.

Each candidate has to be careful before answering the questions. If a candidate gives a wrong answer he or she will be rewarded negative marks. Candidates will have to complete the admission test within 2 hours. Candidates have to finish the exam within the time limit. No extra time will be given.

 

Sections Questions Marks Negative Marks
Verbal Ability 35 3 -1
General Knowledge 20 1.5 -0.5
Reasoning 30 3 -1
Quantitative Aptitude 25 3 -1

 

IIFT Syllabus

Students must check the IIFT syllabus carefully. The syllabus plays an important role in selection. Candidates must study the relevant topics. Do not study the topics that are not relevant to the syllabus. By carefully checking the syllabus, candidates will be able to under the nature of questions.

It will help them to make a strategy to clear the exam. The syllabus for IIFT 2021 will be the same as that of the previous year.  Candidates must follow the previous year’s syllabus and question papers to score well in the IIFT 2021. The list of the important topic is as follow:

  1. General Knowledge – History, Polity, Sports, Books and Authors, Prizes and Awards, etc.
  2. Verbal Ability – Fill ups, Paragraph reading, Similar words, Opposite words, Error spotting, etc.
  3. Reasoning – Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning.
  4. Quantitative Aptitude – Modern Maths, Geometry, Algebra, etc.

 

To know more about IIFT exam syllabus click here

 

IIFT Exam Dates

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has released the exam dates.  The exam dates are available on the official website.  The IIFT 2021 will be held on 5th December 2021 across the nation.  The exam will be held in online mode.  Each candidate has to appear online for the exam.  No other mode is available to give the exam.  The exam will be held on the computer.  Candidates will get two hours to complete the online exam.

 

IIFT has released the official dates for IIFT 2022. Given below are the important dates for IIFT exam – 

 

Events Dates
Release of IIFT 2022 Official Notification September 02, 2021
IIFT Application Starts September 02, 2021
IIFT Application Ends October 15, 2021 October 25, 2021
IIFT Form Correction October 17 to 26, 2021 October 27 to 31, 2021
GMAT Application Deadline (Foreign Nationals/NRI/Children of NRI Parents) January 15 to March 15, 2022
IIFT Admit Card release Date November 28, 2021 
IIFT exam date December 5, 2021
IIFT 2022 Exam Date (for 7 cities of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal) December 23, 2021
IIFT 2022 Admit Card (for 7 cities of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal) December 17, 2021 
IIFT Answer key Release Date January 05, 2022
IIFT Results (Out) January 31, 2022
Group Discussion/Personal Interview Date February 2022

To know more about IIFT exam date click here

 

IIFT Admit Card

After the completion of the registration process, the institute will release the IIFT admit cards of the candidates.  The institute will release the admit card on the official website. Candidates will get admit cards online mode. Candidates will get their respective admit cards via email. Admit cards will be available few days before the exam.

Admit cards will be available online. There is no other mode to get the admit card for the IIFT 2021.  Candidates must visit the official website to check the latest updates about the exam and admit card.

 

Starting of Application process 2nd September 2021
Last date to fill the form 15th October 2021
Admit card release date 28-Nov-2021

 

To know more about IIFT exam admit card click here

 

IIFT Result

After the conclusion of the entrance exam, the institute will release the IIFT result of the candidates.  The institute will release the result of the candidates on the official website. The institute will release the result of each candidate in online mode.  Candidates need to enter their roll number to check the results.  The institute will also send the result via email or SMS.  The candidate must fill in the correct details during the registration.

 

Exam Date 5th December 2021
Declaration of Result Expected on January 10 or 12, 2022

 

To know more about IIFT exam result click here 

 

IIFT Counseling

The institute will conduct a IIFt counseling session to allocate seats.  After the conclusion of the entrance exam, the institute releases the result of the candidates.  Candidates who get through the exam are called for a counseling session.  In the counseling session, candidates have to select their preferred courses.  Candidates have to participate in several events during the counseling.

 

Declaration of Result Expected on January 10 or 12, 2022
Counseling Date To be announced

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1. Which authority conducts the IIFT exam?

A. The National Testing Agency conducts the exam on the behalf of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

 

Q2. Is offline mode available to submit the IIFT form?

A. No, offline mode is not available to submit the IIFT form. Each candidate has to fill the online application form.

 

Q3. What is the last date to fill the IIFT form?

A. The last date to fill the IIFT form was 15th October 2021.

 

Q4. What is the medium of the IIFT exam?

A. The medium of the IIFT exam is English.

 

Q5. What is the final date to make corrections in the IIFT form?

A. The last date was 26th October 2021. Candidates can make corrections in the IIFT form from 17th October to 26th October.

 

Q6. What is the application fee for IIFT?

A. The application fee for the general category is Rs. 2500/-. The application fee for SC/ST category is Rs. 1000/-.

 

Q7. Is there a negative marking for the IIFT exam?

A. Yes, there will be negative marking for the IIFT exam. Marks will be cut for giving wrong answers.

 

Q8. What is the exam date of IIFT?

A. The IIFT exam date is 5th December 2021.

 

Q9. When will the institute release the IIFT admit card?

A. The institute will release the admit card in the second week of November 2021. The admit card will be available on the official website.

 

Q10. What will be the mode for the IIFT exam?

A. The IIFT exam will be held in online mode. Each candidate has to appear online for the exam.

 

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