The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, is amongst the most prestigious B-Schools in India. IIFT organizes its own written test for admissions, which is known as IIFT Entrance examination.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, is one of the most prestigious B-Schools in India. IIFT organizes its own written test for admissions, which is known as IIFT Entrance examination for the admission in its two campuses, in New Delhi and Kolkata. IIFT Entrance Test takes place usually in the month of November every year. IIFT is a paper pencil based test of two hours duration. It covers the sections of Verbal Ability, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
IIFT 2011 was taken by around 56,000 candidates. The number was increased from the previous year as IIFT 2010 was taken 54, 000 candidates. It saw an increase of four per cent compared to the past year’s registrations
IIFT surprises the aspirants with a varied number of questions every year.
IIFT Exam Pattern
The IIFT written entrance exam will be a multiple choice objective type test in English with questions from the following areas:
• English Comprehension
• General Knowledge & Awareness
• Logical Reasoning
• Quantitative Analysis
Candidates should have sound knowledge of the following topics: Comprehension of passage, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogisms , Contextual usage, Analogies, Antonyms, Fill In the Blanks, Jumbled paragraphs with 4 or 5 sentences, Foreign language words used in English, Sentence completion, Sentence correction, odd man out, idioms, one word substitution, Different usage of same word, Errors in word choice, mania & phobia, Incorrect words, Mood, Conditionals & Multiple Usage , Punctuation, Proverb, Phrasal verb etc.
Questions from these topics are asked, Critical reasoning, Visual reasoning, Assumption-Premise-Conclusion, Assertion and reasons, Statements and assumptions, identifying valid inferences , identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments, Statements and conclusions, Cause and Effect, Identifying Probably true, Probably false, definitely true, definitely false kind of statement, Linear arrangements, Matrix arrangements, Puzzles, Family tree problem , Symbol Based problems, Coding and decoding , Sequencing , identifying next number in series etc.
Geometry, (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.), Ratios and Proportion, Ratios, Percentages, In-equations Quadratic and linear equations Algebra, Profit & Loss, Averages, Percentages, Partnership, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and time, Number system, HCF, LCM, Geometric Progression, Arithmetic progression, Arithmetic mean, Geometric mean , Harmonic mean, Median, Mode, Number Base System, BODMAS, Mensuration, Alligation& Mixtures, Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Set Theory, Venn Diagram, Installment Payments, Partnership, Clocks, Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Topics like Trigonometry, Vectors, Binomial Expansion, Co-ordinate geometry, Logarithm, Calendar, Maxima & Minima Progression, Surds & Indices and Complex numbers.
The aspirants looking forward for IIFT should have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline from a recognized University. Candidates appearing for their final year exam can also apply.
Important Dates for IIFT 2014
IIFT 2013 will be conducted on Sunday, 24 November 2013.
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