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IIFT 2021 exam dates
IIFT 2021 exam dates

IIFT 2021 (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) is a national level entrance test organised by NTA in a computer-based test mode. The candidates qualifying in the test will get admission into MBA (International Business) course in campuses located in Delhi and Kolkata.

After the entrance test, qualifying candidates will be invited to participate in the Group Discussion, Personal Interview, writing skills assessment rounds to get admission. Candidates can check the important dates for IIFT 2020 entrance exam from the following table.

Events Dates 2021 
Commencement of Registration 6th November 2020
Last date to apply 30th December 2020
Last date of online fee payment 30th December 2020
Application submission of GMAT score for foreign nationals & NRIs 15th January to 15th March 2021
Application Correction 1st to 3rd January 2021
Release of Admit card 16th January 2021
IIFT 2021 Exam 24th January 2021
Answer key release 28th January 2021
Result announcement February 2021 
Scorecard availability February 2021 
GD & PI rounds February/ March 2021


 IIFT 2021 Exam Dates
IIFT 2021 Exam Dates

IIFT 2021 Application Form

The IIFT 2021 Application Form needs to be submitted online before the expiry date. Candidates can go through the table below for reference:

IIFT 2021 Application Form Activity IIFT Application Form Dates
IIFT Application Form 2021 Start Date 6th November 2020
IIFT 20201 Application last Date for submission 30th December 2020
IIFT 2021 Application Form Fee Rs.2000/-
IIFT Application form 2021 Last Date to submit Request for Test Centre Change 30th December 2020
IIFT Exam Application Fee for Request to change Test Centre Rs.1000/-
IIFT Application Form Filling
IIFT Application Form Filling

IIFT Application Form Filling

You as a candidate need to register for the IIFT Application process. Visit the official website and click on new user to register. Now click on NTA IIFT Application and fill the online Application Form.

Read the instruction sheet generated and click Proceed button. This opens a primary registration cum application form window. You must fill the details like personal details, educational qualifications and contact numbers. Once filled and verified, click on I Agree. This is an acceptance declaration form.You agree to the form by clicking on the I Agree option.

Next, press the Submit button. Your registration is shown with an application number generated. Click on Complete Application Form to complete the details.

Fill the academic details that are a must in the Application Form. All necessary details like class 10 certificates and 12th marksheets are needed to be filled in. If you have any professional expertise, it is also requested to fill that as well.

Review and verify the details entered. Clickon Submit on the IIFT Application Page. Proceed to the Uploading of scanned photos and signature within the specified dimensions. Upload the scanned picsandsignature with format specified in the application form.

Review and press Submit. Make the payment as necessary for the General Category and Reserved Category as requested.

The payment for the general is Rs. 2000/-and Rs.1000/- for the reserved. The payment can be done using debit card/credit card and internet banking.

An intimation of successful submission of the Application form will be sent to your email id and mobilenumber as entered at the time of registration.

The category wise fees for different sect are as under:

Candidature Type IIFT Application Fees
General/OBC Candidates Rs.2000/-
SC/ST/PH Candidates       Rs.  1000/-
Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI US$ 85 (INR5500)

The IIFT opens the editing facility for candidates from 1st to 3rd January 2021. All editions or modifications can be done by entering your IIFT registration number and password.

IIFT Eligibility
IIFT Eligibility

IIFT Eligibility Criteria

All IIFT Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree of 3 years duration with at least 50% marks in graduation from any stream. IIFT has no age prescribe for the admission process. Candidate with requisite qualification can be eligible for applying. However, IIFT may award weightage to applicants who have a work experience between 1 year and 5 years.

The candidate who qualifies on a provisional basis but fail to qualify in the Bachelor’s Degree is liable to getting his/her candidature cancelled.

Shortlisted candidates must undergo a personal interview at the IIFT Campus.

IIFT Exam Pattern
IIFT Exam Pattern

IIFT Exam Pattern

The IIFT entrance exam is of multiple-choice question format. The IIFT question paper is divided into 6 sections comprising Verbal Ability, English Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge and Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

The section wise breakdown is as follows:

Section Total questions Mark awarded for each correct answer Max marks 100
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension  35 3 105
Quantitative Analysis  25 3  75
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 30 3  90
General Awareness (GK) 20 1.5 30
Total 110 300
IIFT Exam Reporting Time
IIFT Exam Reporting Time

IIFT Exam Reporting Time

The IIFT 2021 reporting time was at 8.00 am. The candidates will not be permitted to enter the entrance exam centre after 9.30 am. Pre-exam activities like Entry in the Examination Centre/Hall/Room, physical frisking, document verification, Invigilators recording manual attendance and Biometric registration at registration desk, Cross checking of admit card, signature and photo match, will be completed by the invigilator latest by 9:30 A.M.

The instructional sheet willbe issued to the candidates after the above process.

  • Date of IIFT Examination: 24th January 2021
  • Mode of IIFT MBA 2021 Entrance Examination: “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only
  • IIFT 2021 Exam Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
  • Reporting time at IIFT Exam Centre: 8 A.M.
  • Security Check Time: 8 AM to 9.30 AM
  • Entry to Exam Centre officially allowed: 9 A.M.
  • IIFT Exam Centre Gate Closed: 9.30 AM
  • Instructions by the Invigilators: 9:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
  • Candidates Login Started (only to read instructions): 9.50 A.M.
  • IIFT Entrance Test Commenced: 10:00 A.M.
  • IIFT 2021 Entrance test over: 12.00 Noon.
 IIFT  Application Forms
IIFT Application Forms

IIFT Admit Cards

IIFT Admit Cards had been released by NTA (National Testing Agency) on 16th January 2021. The Hall Ticket /Admit card could be obtained online. The candidates can download the Admit Cards from the official website at iift.nta.nic.in with their IIFT Application Number and Password along with Date of Birth.

IIFT Application Process
IIFT Application Process

Important Takeaways

The IIFT Admit Card is an important document without which the applicants can’t sit for the exam. All applicants must take an original photo id proof along with the IIFT 2021 Admit card.

It (Admit card) should contain primary details such as name of the candidate, roll number, exam date, exam timings, exam location, and exam guidelines.

If any discrepancies are found, the candidate must communicate it to the NTA, the concerned exam authority immediately.

 IIFT 2021 Cut Off Dates
IIFT 2021 Cut Off Dates

IIFT Important Dates

  • IIFT 2021 was conducted on 24 January 2021.
  • It will be conducted in online mode i.e. computer-based test.
  • IIFT Admit Card 2020 has been issued on 16th January 2021.
  • It is available in online mode
  • The last day to download the admit card is exam day itself. 
  • IIFT Result will be announced in February 2021.

Download your Admit card

Visit the official website of IIFT at iift.nta.nic.in

Click on Download IIFT Admit Card. You will be directed to a screen with download details.Choose the option of Download IIFT Admit card by entering the Application Number and Password along with your Date of Birth.

Enter the captcha code and click Submit. The Admit Card will be displayed on your screen.Download it and take multiple copies for the future.

Details Needed to be on the ADMIT CARD

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Date & Time of Exam
  • Reporting Time
  • Address of IIFT Exam Centre
  • Candidates’ Photograph and Signature
  • Instructions for exam day

Avoid these Happenings on Admit Card

Candidates should carefully read all the information mentioned on the admit card and ensure that it is correct.

Candidates must not mutilate or make changes in the admit card by themselves as this can lead to detention from IIFT 2021 exam.

Candidates are also not supposed to mark anything with a pen or pencil on the admit card. Doing so will invalidate the authenticity of the admit card.

In case of any discrepancy or problem in obtaining the admit card, candidates must contact NTA, the conducting body. ​

Documents needed with Admit Card

  • Driving license
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Pan card
  • Passport
  • College Id (Having photo displayed on it and signed by college authorities)
  • Election/ Voter Card
  • Any other government issued photo ID proof

IIFT Exam Day Instructions

  • Don’t forget to carry your admit card along with a photo ID proof.
  • Wear light half sleeves clothes like a tee-shirt/ jeans and slippers. Don’t wear shoes, jewellery, watches, sunglasses etc as these are not allowed in the exam hall. 
  • Don’t carry any electronic gadgets such as phones, calculators, IPads, etc.
  • Don’t try to use any unfair means during IIFT 2021 examination
IIFT 2021 Results
IIFT 2021 Results    

IIFT 2021 Results                                                   

IIFT entrance exam will be released online on the official website. The ideal scorecard will be made available in February 2021. The scorecard contains candidates’ name, roll number, and application number for appropriate counselling rounds.

*Based on the written test, candidates will be called for further rounds like Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Essay Writing. The concerned authority will release the names of shortlisted candidates based on their performance.

IIFT results will be published in February 2021.

How to Check the IIFT Results?

The applicants can go through the steps mentioned below:

Visit the official website of IIFT. Click on the given link. The IIFT Result Page is shownon your screen.Enter your details like IIFT roll number and date of birth. Press the Submit button. Download the Result and take copies for later use in admission process.

IIFT Scorecard

IIFT scorecards will be released afterthe declarationof the results. All applicants need to enter their roll number and date of birth to view their scorecards online.The scorecard had been released in February 2021.

IIFT Answer Keys

IIFT Answer Keys help the candidates to find out how they performed in the entrance exam appeared for. It is also an opportunity to calculate the estimated marks to prepare for further admission rounds.  It also acts as a source for estimating the probability of acquiring a seat in the entrance exam rounds.

Download the Answer Keys

Click on the link given. Now download the PDF file.

Check the answer keys released by private institutions like TIME, Hitbullsye, IMS Learning, Career Launcher, etc.

Check each question and their answers respectively.

Take printouts and proceed to comparing with answers prepared.

IIFT Cut Off Marks

IIFT Cut off marks will be released along with the declaration of results. IIFT Cut Off marks will be available in February 2021. The cut off marks decides the base for admission to MBA programs. The expected cuts off marks are as listed:

Category Cut Off (Overall)
General 34.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 29.50
Scheduled Caste (SC) 19.02
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 21.69
Physically Handicapped (PH) 22.36

Cut off marks are defined as the minimum marks the applicant needs to obtain in the examination. The cut off will be decided for all categories soon. Based on the cut off marks achieved, the candidate is shortlisted for pre-admission rounds.

Several factors affect the cut off marks and they are:

  • The total number of candidates appeared in the examination
  • Total numbers of candidates qualify the examination
  • The difficulty level of examination
  • The total number of seats available
  • Previous Year Cut Off
  • IIFT 2020 Score/Percentile
  • Reservation Norms
  • Exam Pattern
IIFT Selection
IIFT Selection

IIFT Selection Procedure

Based on the cut off marks achieved, the candidate is shortlisted for pre-admission rounds. It is of utmost necessary for a candidate to attend the pre-admission rounds to be eligible for further admission rounds.

Shortlisted candidates must be aware that getting shortlisted for pre-admission rounds may not confirm or guarantee a seat in the IIFT Campus. The due completion of the round will determine the final list of shortlisted candidates by the Institution. However, the final selection will be based on the overall cut off marks achieved.

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