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IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern: Type of Questions, Marking Scheme & More!

Attention Aspirants, the National Testing Agency (NTA) is all set to conduct IIFT 2020 on December 1. earlier the exam was conducted by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade which used to conduct the entrance exam in offline mode. However, now from this year, the exam will be conducted in computer-based mode

As per the official notification, The registrations process will begin from September 9 and conclude on October 25, at the official website, nta.ac.in. The admit card for the same will be released on November 11, 2019.

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IIFT Exam Pattern

Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information about related to this examination. Let see the complete information about the Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Answer key, etc.

Exam Description

The exam pattern of IIFT 2020 gives detailed information about the duration of the exam the number of questions asked, the medium of question paper and more. By checking the IIFT 2020 exam pattern, the candidate will be able to process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed information about IIFT 2020 exam pattern is listed below:

S.no. Particulars Details
1. Date of Examination 1st December 2019
2. No of Shifts Not Disclosed
3. Mode of Examination Offline (Pen and Paper Based)
4. The medium of Examination English
5. Duration of Examination 2 hours
6. Type of Examination Offline
7. Section in Examination Not Disclosed
8. Total no of Questions and Marks in Examination 114 Questions, 100 Marks


The IIFT Exam is consist of Quantitative Ability, General Aptitude, Current Affairs etc. Subject-wise Syllabus is Given below:

Quantitative Ability Syllabus

S.No Quantitative Ability Topics
1. Simple Interest
2. Man Days and work
3. Ratio
4. Cost
5. Percentage
6. Filling of overhead tank
7. Triangles
8. Rectangular Plank
9. Diagonal  distance
10. Diagonal  distance
11 Probability

Verbal Ability Syllabus

S.No Verbal Ability Topics
1. Idioms & Phrases
2. Punctuation
3. Correction of Grammatical Errors in Sentence construction for underlined parts
4. Analogy
5. Placement of words at appropriate places
6. Matching the prefix and suffix
7. One word substitution
8. Fill in the Blanks
9. Jumbled sentences
10. Figures of Speech
11 Spelling Correction
12 Antonyms/Synonyms
13 Active-passive

Logical Reasoning Syllabus

S.No Logical Reasoning Topics
1. Team-based questions
2. Statements-conclusions
3. Coding – de Coding
4. Arguments
5. Conclusions
6. Blood Relations
7. Clocks
8. Calendars
9. Direction Sense
10. Seating Arrangements

Reading Comprehension Syllabus

S.No Reading Comprehension Topics
1. Current Affairs- Business & Economy
2. Social Scenario in the country
3. International happenings and their impact on India
4. Opinion Based Abstract topics
5. Fact-based data-driven topics

General Awareness Syllabus

S.No General Awareness Topics
1. Matching the logos
2. Question on English language usage like Make in India, Ease of doing business
3. Personalities
4. Matching the stock markets to countries
5. The currency of the country
6. Current Affairs
7. Famous personalities endorsing the product for example ‘Which product not endorsed by Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador’
8. Fictional Characters
9. Books and Authors
10. Business & Economy

Data Interpretation Syllabus

S.No Data Interpretation Syllabus
1. Analysis and comparative study of Data Tables
2. Charts and Graphs with Tables
3. Pie Charts and Tables
4. Bar Diagrams and Comparative Tables

 IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

IIFT Exam Pattern 2020 – The exam pattern of IIFT 2020 specifies about various aspects of the entrance exam like marking scheme, type of questions, time duration, the total number of questions, subjects, sections, etc.

IIFT Marking Scheme – Section-wise

Section No. of Questions Marks per question Total Marks Negative Marks/question
Data Interpretation 20 1 20 0.33
Logical Reasoning 20 1 20 0.33
General Awareness 20 1 20 0.33
Verbal Ability 18 0.5 9 0.17
Reading Comprehension 16 1 16 0.33
Quantitative Aptitude 20 0.75 15 0.25
 Total 114   100

Answer Key

IIFT 2020 Answer Key will be released after the exam at all the test centres Un-Official Answer Keys are released by the various coaching institutes same day. The Official Answer Key for IIFT 2020 will be available online on the website along with the option to challenge incorrect answers.

Important Links

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