IIFT 2021 : Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Cut Off, Exam Pattern

IIFT 2021 : Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Cut Off, Exam Pattern

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will be conducting the entrance examination on January 24th 2021 through Computer based test. The admit card will be released on the official website soon. All the candidates are requested to download the admit card from the official website soon after it has been released. Without the Admit Card the candidates will not allowed to enter the Examination hall. To Know More Keep Reading this Article.

IIFT 2021

Indian Istitute of Foreign Trade : is an MBA Entrance Examination which will be held in the month of Jaanuary 2021. The IIFT Examination is expected to be held on January 24th 2021. The Admit Card will be relegated on the official website soon. This MBA Entrance Examination is being held for the admission to the three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The Examination will be held in CBT ie. Computer Based Test.

IIFT Exam Pattern

The IIFT Entrance Examination will be held on January 24th 2021. The exam will be conducted through Computer Based Test. There will be a duration of 2 hours allotted for the examination. The examination will be starting at 3.00 PM and will be ending at 5.00 PM. The Subjects for the Test is as follows. The Candidates should enter the examination hall before 2:30 PM.

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability
  • Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
  • General Awareness

Eligibility Criteria

For General / Reserved Category Candidates

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories] (workedout on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in all the papers)
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2021.
  • There is no age limit for appearing in this examination.
    Admission of any candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the bachelor’s degree examination will be automatically cancelled forthwith. Such candidates should immediately inform the Institute on declaration of their results. Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on the 7th October 2021. No request for extension of time for reevaluation, etc. will be entertained.

For Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2021.
  • In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2020 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window. The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with the application a certificate from the Indian Embassy / High Commission /Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stating that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2020.
  • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign Nationals/ NRI who are present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test are required to take the entrance examination.
  • The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2021. GMAT taken before 1st January 2019 is not valid.
  • If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for the academic year 2021-22 in India such as CAT /XAT /IIFT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply as Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidate . Candidates are required to give the undertaking for the same
  • NRI-Sponsored candidates and Children of NRIs are not considered under this category.
  • Applications of Foreign Nationals under Self-financing Scheme should be routed through the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Education, Government of India and should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2021. They must send a copy of their valid GMAT score with the application.

IIFT Admit Card 2021




The Authority will be releasing the IIFT Admit Card 2021 at the official website on January 11th 2021. All the candidates are requested to download the admit card and the should print the color copy of the same. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the admit card.

How to Download Admit Card

Step 1. Visit the official website and login to the website

Step 2. Click on the link Admit card download

Step 3. Enter the required Credentials

Step 4. The Admit Card will be displayed on the screen

Candidates can download the admit card and take a print copy of the same for future uses..

About IIFT

The Ministry of Education, Government of India (GoI), has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent, autonomous and self-sustained premier organization under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, registered as a self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization

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.

Admission to the programme is through an entrance exam and interview/group discussion etc. Further details are available in the Prospectus hosted on the Institute’s website www.iift.edu.

NTA will be conducting the entrance exam for admission to the MBA(IB) of IIFT for 2021-23.

Eligibility: Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with 50% marks in Graduation (45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates). Candidates appearing in the final year examination of Graduation can also apply. There is no age limit.