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The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was established in 1963 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to contribute in the skill building for the external trade sector of India.  The Institute was granted “Deemed to be University” status in 2002. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has recognized IIFT as Grade ‘A’ Institution in 2005 as well as in 2015.

MBA (International Business), flagship programme of IIFT, is a six-trimester general management residential programme with a focus on International Business.  IIFT has campuses at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada.

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What is IIFT EXAM?

The IIFT exam is a management aptitude test conducted for admission to MBA International Business course offered by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada.

IIFT Exam Eligibility Criteria: Domestic candidates

  • IIFT Eligibility 2022 for domestic candidates for academic session 2022-24 stand slightly changed. Now the candidates with following qualifications will qualify for the IIFT 2022 Eligibility Criteria and can apply for IIFT 2022 exam for admission to MBA (IB) 2022-24 batch
  • IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2022 with Completed Qualification

To meet the IIFT eligibility 2022, the applicant must have recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with 50% marks.

  • IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2022 for Final Year Students of Qualifying Exam
  • Another key point in IIFT eligibility criteria 2022 is that the candidates appearing for a qualifying examination (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) are also eligible to apply for IIFT 2022 exam subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October, 2022 first week.
  • Age Limit for IIFT Exam 2022 Eligibility

IIFT Eligibility 2022 does not prescribe any minimum or maximum age limit. Accordingly, there is no age limit to appear in IIFT 2022 Exam for admission 2022.

  • Work Experience in IIFT 2022 Eligibility

IIFT eligibility has not prescribed any mandatory minimum work experience as a component in IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2022. Any candidate fresh with requisite qualification is included in the IIFT 2022 exam eligibility criteria. However, in the final admission process, IIFT may award some weightage to the candidates who have work experience between one year and five years.

  • One of the key points in IIFT Eligibility criteria 2022 is that the admission of a candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to qualify in the Bachelor’s degree examination with minimum required percentage of marks, is liable to be cancelled.

IIFT Registration 2022 Dates and Fee

The Exam Fee to appear in the IIFT entrance test is Rs.2500. The exam fee includes the Registration Fee and Application Fee. The fee also includes the participation and registration fee for GD-PI-WAT process, after the result declaration of the IIFT 2022 entrance exam.

Important dates to remember:




IIFT 2022 Registrations begin

September 2021

Only online applications are accepted for IIFT exam

Registrations end

December 2021

Last date to submit the application form and make payment of exam fees

Form correction

December 2021

Candidates can re-upload image and signature. No other correction allowed.

IIFT 2021 admit card download begins

December 2021

Admit card to be available on the official website of IIFT-NTA

IIFT exam 2021

December 2021 or January 2022

Exam to be held in single session in more than 60 cities (Exam timing: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

IIFT 2022answer key release

January 2022

IIFT 2022 answer key with question paper to be released late evening on NTA-IIFT website

Process of challenging IIFT answer key

January 2022

Candidates can challenge IIFT 2022 answer key on NTA website

IIFT 2022 result announcement

January-February 2022

IIFT 2022 result and scorecards to be available on NTA-IIFT website


IIFT Registration 2022: How to Apply

There is one document comprising IIFT 2022 Registration and application form. There is only single facility to register and apply for IIFT entrance exam and that is IIFT online Registration 2022 for the IIFT exam to be held on January 9, 2022 in a single session as computer based test. IIFT registration fees is Rs.2500/- which should also be paid online.

Another key feature of online IIFT 2022 application process is that there is no grace period also between the IIFT 2022 online registration last date and the last date for payment of IIFT registration fee. A few MBA entrance exams allow one or two days grace period to pay the registration fee after the registration last date. 

Exam pattern:

IIFT exam pattern 2022 has been changed for MBA admission 2022. Not only IIFT exam pattern has now become a computer based test as against the earlier paper based test, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has changed number of sections, number of questions, scoring pattern among other changes in IIFT exam pattern.

Key Changes in IIFT 2022 Exam Pattern

  • IIFT 2022 exam timing is changed to 3PM-5PM as against 10AM-12 Noon
  • IIFT Entrance exam is now a computer based test and not a paper based test
  • IIFT 2022 exam has 4 Major Sections instead of 6 earlier.
  • Each section has different number of questions
  • IIFT exam is now conducted by NTA and not by IIFT
  • A key feature of IIFT Exam Pattern 2022 is its varying sectional scoring scheme. VARC, Quant, DILR sections have same scoring pattern while GK has different scoring pattern
  • 4-5 RC Passages followed by 14-16 questions will appear in the revised IIFT exam pattern. Passages are of moderate difficulty level
  • IIFT proposes to launch its new Kakinada campus with 60 seats in 2022
  • Dar-es-Salaam campus of IIFT has also started operating.
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IIFT MBA Syllabus 2022: Key Objectives of IIFT MBA(IB) Programme

  • IIFT MBA Syllabus 2022 is designed to impart professional education and training in modern management techniques for handling international business operations in a highly dynamic and competitive environment. The specific objectives of the Programme are:
  • To familiarize the participants on the fundamental concepts of management
  • To expose the participants to the challenges in the emerging competitive business environment in an increasingly globalized world
  • To relate the management concepts to business situations and help the participants to develop analytical and decision skills so as to evolve effective national and international business strategy.
  • To develop socially responsive managers for International business and help in shaping up their personality
  • To equip for career opportunities in International Business, the Programme aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important subject areas and disciplines relevant to international business.
  • It is a six-trimester residential general management programme available at the Institute’s campuses at Delhi and Kolkata (Kakinada campus is subject to approval of UGC/GoI).


Although there is no specifically defined IIFT Exam Syllabus, but going by the changes brought since last year in the IIFT questions, exam pattern, sectional composition, the IIFT 2022 Syllabus & exam pattern comprises the questions on English verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

Section-1: IIFT 2022 Syllabus on Verbal Ability& Reading Comprehension (VARC)

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension are now a single section in IIFT Syllabus 2022. The composition of this section in revised IIFT exam syllabus and marking pattern is as under:

  • Total questions: 35
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Format of questions: Individual questions in VA, Set of Questions for RC
  • Marking Scheme: +3 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative marking: – 1/3 negative marking

VA Topics for questions in IIFT Exam Syllabus 2022: All questions on English Language usage are based on following topics:

  • Total VA questions: 18-20
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Punctuation
  • Correction of Grammatical Errors in Sentence construction for underlined parts
  • Analogy
  • Placement of words at appropriate places
  • Matching the prefix and suffix
  • One word substitution
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Jumbled sentences
  • Figures of Speech
  • Spelling Correction
  • Antonyms/Synonyms
  • Active-passive

RC Topics of questions: Reading Comprehension (RC) in revised IIFT Syllabus 2022 is clubbed to Verbal Ability now. The Syllabus details are given below:

  • Total RC passages: 4
  • Total questions: 14-16
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Each RC passage followed by 3-4 questions
  • Marking Scheme: +3 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: – 1/3rd Mark for each wrong answer
  • Topics of RC passages in IIFT Exam Syllabus 2022:

All the 4 RC passages are of moderate to high difficulty level. The IIFT exam syllabus topics of RC passages usually selected by IIFT are:

  • Current Affairs – Business & Economy
  • Social Scenario in the country
  • International happenings and their impact on India
  • Opinion Based Abstract topics
  • Fact based data driven topics

Section-2: IIFT Syllabus for Quantitative Analysis

  • Number of questions in this section are 25.

 The Quantitative Analysis Syllabus for IIFT 2022 is:

  • Total questions: 25
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Format of questions: Individual questions
  • Marking Scheme: +3 marks for each Correct answer
  • Negative Marking: – 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer

Topics of Quant questions in IIFT exam 2022 Syllabus:

Quant Questions in IIFT Exam syllabus 2022 are  based on following topics:

  • Arithmetic
  • Simple Interest
  • Man Days and work
  • Ratio
  • Cost
  • Percentage
  • Filling of overhead tank
  • Geometry, Algebra, Log
  • Triangles
  • Rectangular Plank
  • Diagonal distance
  • Circumference
  • Probability
  • Other topics are Integers, Time, distance, speed/Time & work, Other Arithmetic questions, Algebra, Mensuration, Log theory, Geometry, Permutation combination

Section-3: IIFT 2022 exam syllabus for Data Interpretation &Logical Reasoning (DILR)

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR) are now clubbed to a single section in IIFT syllabus 2022. Earlier these two were separate sections.

Composition of IIFT Exam Syllabus 2022 for Data Interpretation

  • Total questions: 15
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Format of questions: In sets of 2 to 5 questions
  • Marking Scheme: +3 Marks for each correct answer
  • Negative marking: – 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer

Topics in IIFT exam syllabus 2022 for Data Interpretation questions:

Question are based on:

  • Analysis and comparative study of Data Tables
  • Charts and Graphs with Tables
  • Pie Charts and Tables
  • Bar Diagrams and Comparative Tables

Topics in IIFT exam syllabus 2022 for Logical Reasoning problems

  • Total questions: 15
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Format of questions: In sets as well as individual questions
  • Marking Scheme: +3 Mark for Each Correct Answer
  • Negative Marking: – 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer

Questions on Logical Reasoning in IIFT Syllabus 2022 are based on:

  • Team based questions
  • Statements-conclusions
  • Coding – de Coding
  • Arguments
  • Conclusions
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Direction Sense
  • Seating Arrangements

Section-4: IIFT Syllabus for General Awareness (GK)

General Awareness (GK) in IIFT exam syllabus 2022  is one of the prominent sections and is considered as a tough section. It has minimum weightage but the sectional cut offs goes below 1 mark for this section. IIFT Syllabus on GK places mix of questions on currencies, appointments, personalities, business and economy among others

  • Total questions: 20
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Format of questions: Individual questions
  • Marking Scheme: + 1.5 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: – 1/3rd (0.5) mark for each wrong answer

Topics of questions in Syllabus for IIFT 2022:

  • Matching the logos
  • Question on English language usage like Make in India, Ease of doing business
  • Personalities
  • Matching the stock markets to countries
  • Currency of the country
  • Current Affairs
  • Famous personalities endorsing the product for example ‘Which product not endorsed by Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador’
  • Fictional Characters
  • Books and Authors
  • Business & Economy


  • The result of IIFT MBA(IB) 2022 Entrance Examination will be declared after the release of Final Answer Keys. NTA will declare the IIFT exam result on its official website.
  • Results will be processed on the basis of the verified answer keys
  • Raw marks obtained by the candidates will be converted to NTA score (percentile)
  • NTA score of a candidate indicates the percentage of candidates that has scored EQUAL TO OR BELOW the raw marks secured by the candidate
  • The NTA score is calculated as follows: Total number of candidates who secured raw marks equal to or less than the candidate x 100/ Total number of candidates who appeared in the exam
  • NTA score is not an aggregate or average of the NTA score of individual Section.
  • NTA score is not the same as percentage of marks obtained
  • Re-Evaluation/Re-Checking of result is not allowed
  • No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
  • Shortlist by IIFT after Result Declared

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will display the complete list of shortlisted candidates for the second round of admission process of MBA(IB ) 2022-24 on IIFT website www.iift.edu Results. It will also be hosted on the website of NTA

IIFT 2022 Cut off

Based on these results, IIFT 2022 Cut off is estimated to be around 110-115 marks. With the comparatively higher difficulty level, IIFT 2022 cut offs are expected to be lower than last year.

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