The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) admission test is a written exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade for their New Delhi and Kolkata campus.
Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline. Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by beginning of October of the year of start of the course.
IIFT test has differential marking for each section, sectional cut-off and less time as compared to number of questions. The duration of the test is 2 hours and test is a multiple-choice objective type. There is negative marking too. The admission test generally consists of questions covering English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
Number of questions
IIFT 2008 had 150 questions (6 sections). Number of questions decreased in IIFT 2009 to 122 (4 sections). IIFT 2010 had 135 questions (4 sections). IIFT 2011 had 120 questions divided into 6 sections. IIFT 2012 had 128 questions divided into 4 sections. IIFT 2015 had 135 questions divided into 4 sections. Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews (GDPI) follow the written test.