IIFT 2018: Result, Score Card, Cut Off & Admission Procedure, Eligibility

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IIFT 2018: Result, Score Card, Cut Off & Admission Procedure, Eligibility


The written exam of IIFT 2018 was conducted on December 3. Announcement of result January 5, 2018. IIFT has declared IIFT result on January 5. IIFT is still waiting for UGC’s approval of its Kakinada campus in Andhra Pradesh.



IIFT 2018: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has declared IIFT result on January 5. The examination authority has released the list of candidates shortlisted for the second round. According to IIFT result, 1976 candidates have qualified for Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview. The written exam of IIFT 2018 was conducted on December 3 across 20 cities. Around 50,000 candidates have appeared in the exam. IIFT 2018 scorecard will be released soon. The GD, WSA, and PI of IIFT will be conducted in January/February 2018.  



IIFT 2018 Important Dates

Candidates can check below for IIFT 2018 important dates.

1.Release of IIFT notificationJuly 25, 2017
2.Availability of BrochureJuly 25, 2017
3.Commencement of Application processJuly 25, 2017
4.End date to applySeptember 15, 2017 (Earlier date was September 8)
5.Last date to request for changing the test centreNovember 03, 2017
6.Availability of admit cardNovember 15, 2017
7.Entrance test to be held onDecember 3, 2017 (Earlier date was November 26)
8IIFT answer key (unofficial)December 3, 2017
9.Announcement of resultJanuary 5, 2018
10Announcement of final list of candidates for admission to both campusesLast week of March 2018




Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories)


Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 08th October 2018

No age limit



Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirement of the Institute under different categories


For Foreign Nationals/NRI/Children of NRIs: Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals, NRIs and the admission is considered on the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score and interview



IIFT Registration 2018

  • IIFT 2018 registration can be done through online as well as offline
  • Candidates can obtain the application forms offline from IIFT counter.
  • Forms can also be obtained through post by sending a DD of requisite amount along with the “Request Application”.
  • The candidates belonging from SC/ST/PH/OBC(non-creamy layer) category have to send the printout of the online application form along with self-attested Caste certificate.
  • Candidates making payment through DD have to mandatorily send the DD along with the printout of filled-in online application form to the IIFT office.
  • All the enclosures should be reached by registered post/speed post/courier only to the following address:


Section Officer (GSD),
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
B- 21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi- 110016.
Ph. 011-2685 7908



Registration Fee:

The Application Fee is Rs.1550/- for General candidates; Rs.775/- for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates and US $80 (INR Rs. 4500/-) for Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI Candidates.

Two Modes are available for fee payment:

  • Online Mode –Credit/Debit Card (VISA/Master)
  • Offline Mode –Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, payable at New Delhi.



IIFT Admit Card 2018

IIFT admit card is available online only. Candidates whose applications have been accepted for IIFT entrance test has been issued admit cards. To download IIFT admit card candidates have to enter their name and application number. The admit card have candidate’s details, address, time and date of exam. Candidates should bring the printout of IIFT admit card along with any of the photo-identity proof such as Passport, Election I-Card, Aadhaar card, Driving License, PAN card or College I-Card to the examination centre on the day of exam. In case there is any error in the details



IIFT Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of Questions
English Comprehension36 questions
General Knowledge & Awareness25 questions
Logical Reasoning42 questions
Quantitative Analysis20 questions
Total123 questions


There is a provision of negative marking. 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.



How to Prepare for IIFT

Here are the few preparation tips for preparing the IIFT exam:

  • Make your exam strategy including time management, the speed with accuracy and strategy for how to score maximum marks.
  • Students are advised to practice mock tests to analyze your strengths and weakness.
  • Don’t mark the answer casually as 1/3rd will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The study from a right book matters a lot, therefore, look for the best book.



Answer: 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Answer: Fees can be paid through credit card/debit card or demand draft.
Answer: There is no prescribed age criteria to apply for IIFT 2018.
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