IIFT 2019 MBA (IB)- Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus Here

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IIFT 2019- Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has released the IIFT MBA 2019 application form and information brochure. IIFT Entrance Test 2019 is scheduled to be held on 02 December 2018. IIFT Registration 2019 will be commenced from 18 July 2018 for aspirants who want to pursue MBA in International Business (IB) from its Delhi & Kolkata campuses. Interested candidates who have qualified bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with 50% marks can apply for IIFT MBA (IB) 2019. The last date to apply online for IIFT 2019 Exam is 05 September 2018. We will host the direct link to apply online for IIFT MBA 2019 on this page. In between, read the complete article to get details on eligibility, exam dates, pattern, syllabus and more

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IIFT 2019 Exam Dates

S.No Events Important Dates
1 Online IIFT 2019 Registration Starts From 06 August 2018
2 Last date to Submit Filled Online Form 14 September 2018
3 Last date for request for test center change (center change fee: Rs. 1000) 5 November 2018
4 Last date for foreign nationals & NRIs to apply with GMAT score 15 February 2019
5 IIFT Admit Card 2019 Release Date 16 November 2018
6 IIFT MBA 2019 Exam Date 02 December 2018 (10 AM to 12 Noon)
7 IIFT Result 2019 Date February 2019
8 Group Discussion, Interview and Essay Writing February/March 2019

IIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should check the complete eligibility criteria of IIFT MBA (IB) 2019 before filling the online application form. Below are list of IIFT eligibility 2019 norms-

  • Age Limit– There is no age bar for appearing in IIFT Entrance Examination.
  • Educational Qualification- Aspirants should a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with 50% marks in Graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates) from a recognised University/ Institute.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year examinations can also apply for the examination.
  • International students/ NRI Candidates/ Foreign Nationals/Children of NRIs can also apply with a valid GMAT score.
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IIFT 2019 Application Form

The online application form of IIFT MBA 2019 Entrance exam has been released on 06 August 2018. To complete the IIFT registration 2019, candidates need to submit the print of online IIFT application form to the below given address. The online registration portal will remain open till 14 September 2018 for Indian nationals and 15 February 2019 for NRIs and foreign candidates. The registration will be deemed complete when candidates pay the requisite application fee.

IIFT 2019 Application Fee

Below given application fee should be submitted along with the application form in either online or offline mode.

S.No Category DD Amount (Rs)
1 General/OBC candidates Rs. 1650
2 SC/ST/PH candidates Rs. 825
3 Foreign nationals/NRI/ Children of NRI USD 85 (Rs. 5500)

Mode to Pay Application Fee

  • Mode 1- Candidates can submit the application fee either by Credit Card or by Debit Cards (VISA/Master)
  • Mode 2- Candidates can also send a DD made in the favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI.

Address to Send Filled Application Forms by Registered Post/ Speed Post/ Courier only

Section Officer (Admissions),
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
B- 21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi- 110016.
Ph. 011-3914 7213

Provision to Change Examination Centre

Candidates should carefully fill the IIFT examination centre while submitting the online application form as they will be charged extra fee for changing the examination centre. However, this provision is only available till 05 November 2018.

IIFT Exam Pattern 2019

  • IIFT 2019 will be conducted in online mode.
  • The question paper will contain multiple choice objective type questions in the English language.
  • There will be around 114 to 120 questions.
  • For each incorrect answer, 1/3rd of the allotted marks would be deducted.
  • Candidate’s skills in English Verbal Ability, General Knowledge & Awareness, Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Analysis and Data Interpretation will be tested in IIFT 2019
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S.No Section No. of Questions Total Marks Marks/Question Negative Marks/Question
1 Data Interpretation 20 15 0.75 0.33
2 Logical Reasoning 20 20 1 0.25
3 General Awareness 18 9 0.5 0.17
4 Verbal Ability 20 20 1 0.33
5 Reading Comprehension 16 16 1 0.33
6 Quantitative Aptitude 20 20 1 0.33
Total 114 100


IIFT 2019 Syllabus

Check the IIFT Syllabus of each section that candidates should prepare for getting good marks in IIFT MBA 2019 Entrance Test.

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Logical Ability Quantitative Ability (QA) & Data Interpretation VARC General Awareness
Comparisons Number Grammar Politics
Deductions Geometry Preposition Business
Coding-Decoding Mensuration Phrases Society
Series & Analysis Logarithms Analogy Industry
Input & Output ERPV Matching word meanings Economics
Directions PPL Fill in the blanks Banking
Seating SI and CI Spellings History
Selections Permutation and Combination Synonyms-Antonyms Films
Linear word formation Probability Odd word out Awards and awardees
AMA Para Formation Questions Literature
Time, Distance, Work and Heights Figures of speech International Affairs
Bar Graph

Line Graph

Pie Chart


Reading Comprehension Geography


IIFT 2019 Admit Card

IIFT will release the admit card on its official website on 10 November 2018. Candidates can download the admit card till the examination date. However, it is recommended to take its print out as early as possible because it has been noticed that the official website gets hanged due to high traffic 1-2 days before the examination. The Institute will also send a print copy of IIFT admit card 2019 at the postal address of the candidates. Also, remember to carry an ID proof along with the admit card while appearing in the examination. Only candidate who will have IIFT 2019 admit card and a valid ID proof will get permission to enter the examination hall.

IIFT Exam Centres 2019

IIFT will conduct the IIFT MBA Entrance Test 2019 at 20 examination centres

Ahmedabad Allahabad Chennai
Bangalore Bhubeneshwar Coimbatore
Chandigarh Dehradun Delhi
Guwahati Hyderabad Indore
Jaipur Jamshedpur Kochi
Kolkata Lucknow Mumbai
Nagpur Visakhapatnam

IIFT 2019 Result

The IIFT result will be declared online in the first week of January 2019. Candidates will need their application number to download their IIFT 2019 result cum scorecard online. IIFT result will contain the section-wise scores of the candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be called for further selection rounds that will include PI, WAT and GD rounds. In 2017, over 1500 candidates were shortlisted for the next selection rounds.

IIFT 2019 Cut off

The IIFT cut off 2019 will be declared by the Institute along with the result. The scorecard will carry the category-wise IIFT cut off marks out of total 100 marks. Last year, the overall cutoff for General category was 35.50. The following table provides the category-wise overall previous year’s IIFT cutoffs

Category IIFT Cutoff (Out of 100)
General 35.50
OBC (NCL) 30.50
SC 20.02
ST 22.69
PH 23.69


IIFT 2019 Selection Procedure

The IIFT 2019 will be commenced after the declaration of the result. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores and percentile and only a few will be called for essay writing, interview rounds and group discussion. The IIFT selection procedure 2019 will take place in the month of January-February 2019. Around 57,000 students appeared for the exam last year. The numbers of applicants is expected to increase this year. The selection procedure will be conducted across major states including, Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

IIFT Fee Structure

The below given fee structure is listed according to the previous year details (2017- 2019). There are no changes in this year but if the admission committee decides to amend the fee then details will be provided to the shortlisted candidates along with the offer letter.

Tuition Fee and other charges

Category Tuition Fee Other Charges
For General/ OBC (NCL) candidates 15,70,000 55,000
For SC/ST/PWD candidates 7,85,000 55,000
For Foreign National/ NRI candidates US$ 60,000 55,000

Lodging and Boarding charges

Campus Hostel Fee Mess Charges
Delhi 47,000 (Triple occupancy)
57,000 (Double occupancy)
Around  5000 p.m.
Kolkata 57,000 (Single occupancy)


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Address: IIFT Bhawan

B-21, Qutab Institutional Area

New Delhi – 110016


Phone: +91-11-26965124,   +91-11-26965051

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