IIFT 2016 Exam Pattern

IIFT conducts an entrance exam every year for admission to its flagship, 2 year MBA in International Business. The IIFT exam pattern  is as follows:

IIFT exam pattern

Type of questions: Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

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No: of sections: 4 (English comprehension, GK, Logical reasoning & Quantitative analysis)

Exam duration: 2 hours (10 am - 12 noon)

Mode of exam: Offline (pen and paper format)

The exam pattern for IIFT keeps varying every year, so we can't predict the exam number of questions per section for the exam that will be conducted on 27 November, 2016 for admission to the 2017 - 2019 MBA (international business) program offered at IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata. Here's a look at the last few years' IIFT exam pattern to give you a better picture:

 

Section

IIFT exam year

Total no. of 
questions

Marks per
question

Section 1

General Awareness

2013

28

0.5

2014

26

0.5

2015

28

0.5

Section 2 - Part I

English Usage

2013

20

0.75

2014

20

0.75

2015

20

0.75

Section 2 - Part II

Reading Comprehension

2013

16

0.75

2014

17

1

2015

16

1

Section 3

Logical Reasoning

2013

20

0.75

2014

20

1

2015

20

0.75

Section 4 - Part I

Data Interpretation

2013

19

1

2014

15

1

2015

18

1

Section 4 - Part 2II

Quantitative Ability

2013

25

1

2014

20

1

2015

22

1

 

Total no: of questions

2013

128

2014

118

2015

124

Is there negative marking for IIFT exam?

Yes. 1/3rd of the marks allotted to a question are deducted if you answer it incorrectly.

Is IIFT an online exam?

No, unlike CAT, IIFT is still a paper & pen exam.

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