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IIFT Exam Pattern 2018 - Structure, Marking Scheme, Questions

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018 is prescribed by the exam conducting body, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi. According to the IIFT Exam pattern, it contains objective type multiple choice questions and the exam is conducted in pen and paper-based mode. The duration of the IIFT exam will be 2 hours. The exam will be of 100 marks and there will be a total 6 sections. As per the IIFT Exam Pattern 2018, the number of questions is not fixed as earlier there were 123 questions and last year there were 114 questions. The number of questions can go anywhere from 113 to 130. Get complete details on IIFT exam Pattern 2018 and other related to the same such as marking scheme, exam structure etc. from this article.

Latest Update: The IIFT Exam will be conducted on 2 December 2018 and its notification is expected to be released in the last week of July 2018.

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018 – Overview

Here we have provided some important highlights of the IIFT Exam Pattern:

Components

Details

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)

Exam Medium

English

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Number of Sections

6

Number of Questions

114 (not fixed)

Questions Type

Objective Type Multiple Choice

Total Marks

100

Negative Marking

Yes

 

IIFT Exam Pattern 2018 – QA, DI, VA, LR, RC Questions

IIFT 2019 exam is comprised of 113 to 130 objective type multiple choice questions. The questions come from the 6 sections Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, English Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge and Awareness, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Ability. Here we have mentioned the IIFT Exam Pattern in the sectional composition in the table below.

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks Per Question

Maximum Marks

Quantitative Analysis

20

1

20

Data Interpretation

20

 0.75

15

Verbal Ability

20

1

20

Logical Reasoning

20

1

20

Reading Comprehension

16

1

16

General Awareness

18

0.5 

9

Total

114

-

100


The candidates who are going to appear for 
IIFT 2018 exam are suggested to do their preparation by following the exam pattern. All the sections have various topics which have to be prepared thoroughly.

IIFT Exam Pattern  – Marking Scheme

According to the marking scheme prescribed by the conducting authority Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, it varies for each section. Like, in Data interpretation section, a correct answer will be awarded by 0.75 marks and in Logical reasoning section, each correct answer will carry 1 mark. As per the marking scheme in IIFT Exam Pattern, there will be a penalty of 1/3 for each wrong response as a negative marking.

IIFT Important Dates  

Here are the IIFT Important Dates that need to be noted by the aspirants:

Events

IIFT 2019 Dates (Tentative)

IIFT 2019 Registration Starts

Last Week of July 2018

Last Date for IIFT Registration 2019

First Week of September 2018

IIFT Admit Card Available

Second Week of November 2018

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2 December 2018

IIFT Result 2019 Announcement

First Week of January 2019

 

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