IIFT Syllabus 2018

Sept. 13, 2017 6037 Team EC

IIFT Syllabus 2018IIFT Syllabus 2018 – The MBA aspirants preparing for Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) entrance test 2018 are advised to get familiar with the syllabus. With the help of IIFT syllabus 2018, aspirants will be able to prepare accordingly and avoid wasting time on unnecessary topics. There are no official announcements regarding the IIFT 2018 syllabus, however, based on previous year examination trend, Entrance Corner provides the list of topics and sub-topics on which questions were based. The IIFT syllabus 2018 will be include topics like Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. There will be around 123 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and the marking scheme with each question. The IIFT application process has started and entrance test will be held on December 3, 2017. The test will be held in paper-based mode for admission to 343 and 240 MBA (IB) seats in IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campus, respectively. Know more about IIFT syllabus 2018 from this article.
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IIFT Syllabus 2018 – Overall Structure

Having clear knowledge about IIFT syllabus 2018 will definitely help candidates to improve in their preparation. As mentioned earlier, the syllabus of IIFT 2018 is not fixed and the question booklet will contain around 123 questions. With no definite IIFT syllabus 2018, candidates are often confused and clueless with what and how to prepare. The syllabus for IIFT 2018 is vast and candidates will become more familiar by solving IIFT previous year question papers & sample papers. The questions in IIFT 2018 will mainly from the following topics -

  • Verbal Ability

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • General Awareness

Important topics & sub-topics of IIFT syllabus 2018

Since the IIFT syllabus 2018 is not definite, therefore, a list of topics and sub-topics are prepared after analysing previous year question papers. Check the table below for the list of section-wise topics -

IIFT Syllabus 2018 (Sectional Topics)
Verbal Ability Logical Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness


Sentence Correction

Error Detection


Vocabulary based Questions

Vocabulary Empower (lexicon, words and phrases)




Spelling Tests

Fill in the Blanks

Verbal Logic

Reading Comprehension

Visual and Critical Reasoning


Statements and Assumptions

Assertions and Reasons

Decision Making

Data Structures



Blood relations

Alphabetical Series

Revise Statement & Assumption

Statement & Conclusion


Number Systems

Fraction and Decimals


Quadratic and linear equations

Ratios and Proportion







Profit and Loss

Allegation & Mixtures

Pipes and Cisterns

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Work and time


Permutations & Combinations

Tabulation, Pie Chart, Bar Chart




Current Affairs of National and International Economy

Personalities in News

Sports news

Trade Awareness








Indian Constitution

Science in the Everyday Life

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

Along with the IIFT syllabus 2018, aspirants are also advised to know the test pattern. With the help of IIFT exam pattern 2018, candidates will become familiar with the structure of the test. As mentioned earlier, the test will include around 123 MCQs. These questions will be divided into six sections which are - Data Interpretation (DI), Quantitative Ability (QA), Logical Reasoning (LR), Reading Comprehension (RC), Verbal Ability (VA) and General Awareness (GA). The marking pattern for each question differs from each other and for every wrong attempt, one third of the total marks will be deducted.

IIFT Previous Year Question Paper & Sample paper

Once the aspirants are familiar with the question paper pattern, topics and sub-topics on which the questions will be based, then they are advised to solve the IIFT sample papers. The sample papers are prepared by various experts according to the latest pattern and syllabus. Therefore, solving these papers will definitely help candidates to improve their level of preparation. After solving the old question papers or sample papers, aspirants must analyse their answers. Only after thorough analysis, candidates will get to know their strengths and weaknesses.

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