IIFT 2016 Cutoff


IIFT 2016 CutoffIIFT 2016 Cutoff – The IIFT scorecard 2017 has been issued and the candidates can check the same from this article. Earlier, the institute issued the list of candidates for the shortlisted for the 2nd round of admission. On November 27, 2016, the entrance test for admission into IIFT was successfully conducted in pencil-paper based mode for admission into the MBA (IB) programmes of the Institute. There will be no official announcement of the IIFT cutoff scores. However, the cutoff of IIFT 2017 has been furnished on the scorecard of the test. The cutoff marks are the minimum scores that the candidates must score in the test to be eligible for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round. On the basis of various factors, the Institute will decide the cutoff marks of IIFT 2016. Know more about the sectional and expected IIFT 2016 Cutoff from this article.


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IIFT 2016 Cutoff

IIFT has individual sectional as well as overall cutoffs. These are announced for every category students. The Institute publishes the PI shortlist naming all the candidates who will meet the IIFT cutoff and other admission criteriaThe shortlisted candidates shall be called to appear for the consequent selection rounds, which will consist of Essay Writing, Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview. These final rounds of selection will be organised at Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

Cutoff is the criteria of the minimum required score that a candidate needs to secure in order to be considered for consequent rounds of selection. The applicants must note that there will be sectional cutoff in the exam. Somebody who will fail to clear any of the sectional Cutoff of IIFT 2017 will be precluded regardless of his/her score in the sections.  

Expected IIFT 2017 Cutoff

As per the experts, the expected cutoff for IIFT 2017-19 admission will be as follow – 

Sectional Cutoff 6.5 – 9 6 – 10 4 – 7 1.5 – 2.5
Total 100

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IIFT Cutoff 2016 – Deciding Factors

On the basis of the score of the candidates and a few other factors, the IIFT 2016 Cutoff was dependent. Some of these factors are as follow – 

  • The number of candidate that appeared for the IIFT 2016 exam
  • The number of candidates passed the exam
  • The difficulty level of the question paper for the year 2015
  • The total seat intake capacity 

IIFT 2016 Cutoff for 2016 and 2015 – Overall

Category IIFT 2016 IIFT 2015
General 48.5 38.5
OBC 43.5 33.5
SC/ST/PH 38.5 28.5

 IIFT 2016 Cutoff for 2016 and 2015 – Sectional

Section IIFT 2016 IIFT 2015
VARC 8.75 6.5
QA 4.34 4.67*
DI LR 8.68 4.34*
GK 0.82 2.49

The total sections and marks distribution of the IIFT question paper is as follows:

Sections Subjects Total number of question Total marks
1 Data Interpretation 15 15
Quantitative Ability 20 20
2 General Knowledge 26 13
3 Reading Comprehension 17 17
Verbal Ability 20 15
4 Logical Reasoning 20 20
  Total 118 100


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