IIFT MBA Entrance Exam

The IIFT MBA entrance test is conducted by National Test Agency (NTA) as a computer based examination. The NTA starts the IIFT registration process from September. Students with a graduate degree can write this examination to pursue Master of Business.The MBA course is delivered through IIFT New Delhi and IIFT Kolkata Campus.

IIFT MBA Entrance Exam Important Dates

  • IIFT Exam Notification: August
  • IIFT Registration Start Date: September
  • Last date for IIFT Registration: October
  • Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre for IIFT Exam: November
  • IIFT Admit Card Download Starts: November onwards
  • IIFT Exam date: Sunday, December
  • Last date to apply online for IIFT admission and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI: February 
  • IIFT Exam Result Date: December
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Eligibility Criteria IIFT MBA IB Admission Test

Nationality: Both Indians and Foreign National students are eligible for IIFT

Age Limit: No age limit has been set by IIFT for MBA-IB entrance exam.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should atleast have a graduation degree in any stream from a recognized university scoring a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.
Eligibility for Foreign Nationals and NRI
  • Candidates should have been residing outside India for at least 18 months as on December.
  • Candidates must possess valid passport/ travel document from a country other than India.
  • Candidates must have a valid Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score.

IIFT Reservation Policy

Some seats out of the total sanctioned intake are earmarked for candidates belonging to minority groups or special categories as shown in the table below:

  1. Other Backward Classes (OBCs): 27%
  2. Scheduled Castes (SCs): 15%
  3. Scheduled Tribes (STs): 7.5%
  4. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs): 4%

Application Form IIFT MBA IB Admission Test

Candidates are required to visit the official website of IIFT and follow the following steps:
  1. Click on ‘Apply Now’
  2. Fill in the basic information like Name, Date of Birth, Email ID and Phone Number
  3. Click on Submit.
  4. Login to the candidates’ portal with the help of login ID and Password acquired during registration
  5. Fill in other details like academic qualification, work experience etc.
  6. Once completed, an email will be sent to the registered email id.
  7. Pay the requisite application fee.
  8. Upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
  9. Take a print out for the future reference.
Register for latest NTA IIFT MBA Admission Test
Website: https://iift.nta.nic.in/

Exam Fee IIFT MBA IB Admission Test

Candidates can pay the application fee either in online mode using Debit/ Credit Card/ Net banking or in offline mode through a Demand Draft drawn in favor of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at New Delhi.
  • IIFT Application Fee For General Category- INR 1550/-
  • IIFT Application Fee For Reserved Category- INR 775/-
  • IIFT Application Fee For Foreign Nationals- INR 4,500/US$ 80
Note: Fees is a variable and may change over time.

IIFT MBA Admission Exam Pattern

The IIFT entrance exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency as computer based test. IIFT entrance test will comprise of multiple choice objective type questions (MCQs). It is divided into 6 sections comprising questions on Verbal Ability; English Reading Comprehension; General Knowledge & Awareness; Logical Reasoning; Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

Going by the IIFT exam pattern, out of the total 100 marks the distribution of marks in IIFT entrance with number of questions and weightage assigned to each of them, is expected to be on following pattern:

Verbal Ability
Total questions: 20
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 1.0
Reading Comprehension
Total questions: 16
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 1.0

Logical Reasoning
Total questions: 20
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 1.0

Data Interpretation
Total questions: 20
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 0.75

Quantitative Analysis
Total questions: 20
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 1.0

General Awareness (GK)
Total questions: 18
Mark awarded for each correct answer: 0.5

Total Marks: 100

IIFT MBA Admission Test Centers

Find below the list of exam centers for IIFT. Candidates are required to select the exam city at the time of IIFT Registration. The examination will be held in following cities:
  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Allahabad
  3. Bangalore
  4. Bhubaneswar
  5. Chandigarh
  6. Chennai
  7. Coimbatore
  8. Dehradun
  9. Delhi
  10. Guwahati
  11. Hyderabad
  12. Indore   
  13. Jamshedpur
  14. Jaipur
  15. Kochi
  16. Kolkata
  17. Lucknow
  18. Mumbai
  19. Nagpur   
  20. Visakhapatnam

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