Jan. 13, 2018
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

IIFT 2018IIFT 2018: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has declared IIFT result on January 5. The examination authority has released the list of candidates shortlisted for the second round. According to IIFT result, 1976 candidates have qualified for Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview. The written exam of IIFT 2018 was conducted on December 3 across 20 cities. Around 50,000 candidates have appeared in the exam. IIFT 2018 scorecard has been released on January 13. The GD, WSA, and PI of IIFT will be conducted in January/February 2018.  The final IIFT 2018 result will be declared in the last week of March. Candidates will be offered admission to both the campuses based on their performance in written test, WAT, GD and Interview. There are 220 seats in Delhi campus while that for Kolkata campus there are 140 seats. IIFT is still waiting for UGC’s approval of its Kakinada campus in Andhra Pradesh and classes in the campus is expected to commence soon. Read below for more details on IIFT exam analysis, answer key, cutoff and result.



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IIFT 2018 -New Changes

  • IIFT 2017 was difficult compared to last year.
  • IIFT exam pattern changed this year.
  • The test had six sections - english Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

IIFT 2018 Important Dates

Candidates can check below for IIFT 2018 important dates.

IIFT Important Dates 2018

S.No. Events Dates
1. Release of IIFT notification July 25, 2017
2. Availability of Brochure July 25, 2017
3. Commencement of Application process July 25, 2017
4. End date to apply September 15, 2017 (Earlier date was September 8)
5. Last date to request for changing the test centre November 03, 2017
6. Availability of admit card November 15, 2017
7. Entrance test to be held on December 3, 2017 (Earlier date was November 26)
8 IIFT answer key (unofficial) December 3, 2017
9. Announcement of result January 5, 2018
10 IIFT 2018 scorecard released on January 13, 2018
11 Announcement of final list of candidates for admission to both campuses Last week of March 2018

IIFT MBA-IB 2018 Quick Glance

Some facts about Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (Delhi and Kolkata campuses) are -

  • Name of the exam IIFT (Two-Year MBA in International Business) Full Time
  • Commonly Known as IIFT
  • Level of Exam National
  • Conducting Body Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Exam Type Written
  • Types of Questions Objective type
  • Participating Institutes IIFT Delhi and Kolkata Campus

Note: A new campus of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh is expected to start within three years. However, the institute is waiting for the approval of UGC and the classes will commence soon.

IIFT Result 2018

The result of IIFT 2018 has been declared on January 5. IIFT result pdf file contains  the name of candidates, roll number and application number. The result will provide the list of candidates shortlisted for Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. After the conclusion of the pre-admission rounds, the final merit list will be prepared.

IIFT 2018 Cutoff

The Institute has releases the cutoff scores after considering various factors such as the total number of test takers, the difficulty level of the test, the number of seats, etc. The cutoff scores have been applied to screen the candidates for gthe second stage of admission process. Only the candidates who have cleared the sectional and overall cutoff are shortlisted for the second round. 


IIFT Test Cities 2018

The written test was conducted across 20 IIFT exam centres. The WAT, GD and Interview will be conducted at eight cities. Candidates had to enter their preferences of IIFT exam centres while filling the application form. The option to change the exam centre was available till November 3, 2017 on payment of Rs 1000. The exam conducting authority will not entertain any request for change in IIFT exam centres. Candidates can check below some of IIFT exam centres.

IIFT exam centres


WAT, GD and Interview will be conducted in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

IIFT Admit Card 2018

IIFT admit card is available online only. Candidates whose applications have been accepted for IIFT entrance test has been issued admit cards. To download IIFT admit card candidates have to enter their name and application number. The admit card have candidate’s details, address, time and date of exam. Candidates should bring the printout of IIFT admit card along with any of the photo-identity proof such as Passport, Election I-Card, Aadhaar card, Driving License, PAN card or College I-Card to the examination centre on the day of exam. In case there is any error in the details

IIFT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates applying for Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (Two-Year MBA in International Business) Full Time, must make sure that the candidates fulfil all the eligibility norms. If candidates fail to fulfil all the eligibility norms of the test, then they will be disqualified on or before the counselling rounds.

  • The candidates must be a graduate (minimum 3 years duration) in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Candidates in the final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply. However, these candidates are required to provide the proof of their qualification before the course starts i.e. beginning of October.
  • There no age criteria for the test.
  • There are no criteria for nationality.

IIFT Application Form 2018

Candidates can access the application form of IIFT 2018 in online mode only. However, candidates must make sure they fulfil all the eligibility norms before applying for the test. While filling in the application form, candidates must make sure that they enter all the details correctly. Any error in the application details may disqualify the candidates on or before the counselling rounds. Check the points provided below to understand the application process of IIFT 2018.

IIFT Online Application Form With the availability of the application form, candidates can follow the steps provided below to apply online -

  • Step 1: Click on the link provided on this page.
  • Step 2: Select the Category under which the candidate will apply.
  • Step 3: Enter all the required details to register. On successful registration, candidates will receive the application number on their registered email ID.
  • Step 4: Login with the application number and password to access the application form.
  • Step 5: Pay the requisite application fee.
  • Steps 6: On completion of the application process, a confirmation mail will be sent to the candidates email ID.

IIFT 2018 Application Fee

The application fee for IIFT is non-refundable. Candidates can pay the fee via online as well as offline mode. To pay the application fee online, candidates can opt for Credit Card or Debit Card. In order to make payments via offline mode, candidates are required to draw a Demand Draft in favour of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade payable at New Delhi.

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

The entrance test will be held in a paper-based mode and the question booklet will contain Multiple Choice Questions. The total number of questions is not fixed and duration of the test is 120 minutes. The questions will be divided into 4 sections and candidates can expect around 124 128 questions. The marking scheme of each of the sections varies from each other. Also, the marks per question will vary, however, one-third of the marks will be deducted for the wrong answer. The total marks of the test are 100 only. Last year, there was a total of 123 questions and difficulty level of the test was moderate.

IIFT Syllabus 2018

There is no definite syllabus for IIFT, however, after analysing various sample papers and previous year question papers, the questions are mainly asked from 3 different sections, which are -

  • English Language,
  • General Knowledge & Awareness, and
  • Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Analysis.

For more details on IIFT Syllabus, candidates can click on the sub-head above.