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By: Archana on November 16, 2018

IIFT Test will be included from the following areas:

  • Quantitative
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Critical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • English Comprehension

Quantitative Analysis

  • Geometry
  • Percentages
  • In-equations
  • Quadratic and linear equations
  • Algebra, Profit & Loss, Averages
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Tim e -Speed-Distance
  • Work and time
  • Number system
  • HC F
  • LCM
  • Geometric Progression
  • Number Base System
  • Arithmetic mean
  • Geometric mean
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Harmonic mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Menstruation
  • Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest,
  • Set Theory
  • Venn Diagram
  • Installment Payments
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Probability
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors
  • Binomial Expansion,
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Logarithm
  • Calendar
  • Maxim a & Minima
  • Progression
  • Surds & Indices
  • Complex numbers

Logical Reasoning

  • Data Interpretation based on text,
  • Data Interpretation base d on graphs and table s.
  • Column graphs
  • Assertion and reasons
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line charts
  • Visual reasoning
  • Pie Chart
  • Graphs representing Area, Venn Diagram

Critical reasoning

  • Assumption-Premise -Conclusion,
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Identifying valid inference s
  • Identifying Strong arguments and Weak arguments,
  • Statements and conclusions
  • Cause and Effect,
  • Line arrangements,
  • Matrix arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogisms
  • Functions
  • Family tree
  • Symbol Based problem
  • Coding and decoding
  • Sequencing
  • identifying next number in series

General Knowledge & Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Business
  • Punch line of companies
  • Top officials of big companies
  • Major corporate events
  • Famous award and prizes
  • World Records
  • Books and authors
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • International organizations
  • Important quotations
  • Social issues
  • Sports
  • Finance
  • Automobiles
  • Entertainment
  • Politics

English Comprehension

  • Comprehension of passage
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogisms
  • Contextual usage
  • Analogies
  • Antonyms
  • Filling the Blanks
  • Jumbled paragraphs
  • Sentence Correction
  • idioms
  • Foreign language words use d in English,
  • Sentence completion
  • odd man out
  • one word substitution
  • Sentence correction
  • Different usage of same word etc.

Based on the score of the candidate in the entrance examination, he will be shortlisted and called for the later stage of the admission process which includes Group Discussion, Interview. There will be an essay writing session also, for final selection.

IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

IIFT will be held in a paper pencil based format. In the past years also the IIFT entrance exam is held in a paper pencil based pattern only. IIFT 2017 Sections There are 4 sections in the IIFT 2018 paper pattern with 2 subsections. The areas or the sections on which the IIFT exam pattern are Quantitative Ability, Logical Ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension and General Awareness. While Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning form a section, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension form another.

With the help of IIFT Exam Pattern, a candidate would have a good understanding of the type of questions that they would be coming across on a usual basis. Candidates would be knowing the paper structure and the type of questions that they would be coming across. Any candidate appearing for the entrance exam must verify that the IIFT Application Form has been filled for which the admit card has been downloaded on release. 

The IIFT Marking scheme is different across sections. In the Data Interpretation section, a correct answer would be getting 0.75 marks while a correct answer would carry 1 mark.Negative marking would be about 1/3 of the marks allotted in total. The detailed marking scheme can be found below for candidates

Section Question Count Marks
Data Interpretation 22 0.75
Quantitative Ability 20 1
Reasoning 20 1
Reading Comprehension 16 1
General Awareness 25 0.5
Verbal Ability 20 0.75

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