### Exam Pattern and Syllabus for IIFT 2017

Published On 05/10/2017

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct IIFT 2017 exam on 3rd December 2017 for MBA in International Business (IB) programme for 2018 academic year. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the top 10 business schools of India that offers MBA in International Business (IB).

## Exam Pattern:

·         IIFT is the pen and paper test.

·         The question paper will include 5 sections namely English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

·         Total 123 questions will be appeared in the examination. Number of questions varies every year.

·         The questions will be of Multiple Choice Type.

·         The medium of the test will be English only.

·         The duration of the test will be 2 hours.

·         Each section will contain different marks ranges from 0.5 to 1.00.

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

 Sections Number of Questions English Comprehension 36 questions General Knowledge & Awareness 25 questions Logical Reasoning 42 questions Quantitative Analysis 20 questions Total 123 questions

IIFT basically determines candidates’ General Knowledge, Quantitative Ability, English Grammar and Comprehension Skills, and Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation Skills.

IIFT Section-wise Syllabus:

Quantitative Ability Section:

• Percentages
• Number System
• Geometry
• Profit & Loss
• Ratios and Proportion
• Arithmetic progression
• Averages
• Simple Interest & Compound Interest
• Mensuration
• Indices & Surds
• Time & Work
• Probability
• Heights & Distance
• Permutation & Combination
• Time & Distance
• Arithmetic mean
• Maxima & Minima Progression
• Trigonometry
• Binomial Expansion
• Venn Diagram
• HCF and LCM
• Median and Mode
• Pipes and Cisterns
• Clocks
• Co-ordinate geometry
• Vectors
• Logarithm
• Calendar
• Fraction and Decimals

Logical Ability and Data Interpretation Section:

• Assumption-Premise-Conclusion
• Coding-Decoding
• Statements and conclusions
• Critical reasoning
• Family tree problem
• Matrix arrangements
• Series & Analysis
• Decision Making
• Assertion and reasons
• Input & Output
• Visual reasoning
• Directions
• Seating
• Identifying valid inferences
• Series
• Linear word formation
• Puzzles
• Data Structures
• Alphabetical Series
• Cause and Effect
• Tables
• Bar Graph and Line Graph
• Pie Chart

General Knowledge & Awareness Section:

• Current Affairs and Events
• Culture
• Geography
• Countries
• Sports
• History
• Awards & Honors
• Famous Personalities
• Politics
• Languages and Literature
• Science
• Inventions & Discoveries
• Indian Constitution
• Currencies

English Grammar and Comprehension Section:

• Grammar
• Jumbled words
• Synonyms and Antonyms
• Comprehension of passage
• Verbal Logic and Reasoning
• Analogies
• Syllogisms
• Error Detection
• Contextual usage
• Phrases
• Fill In the Blanks
• Spellings
• Odd word out
• Punctuation
• Sentence completion and correction
• Idioms
• Proverbs

Important Dates:

 Events Exam Dates (Announced) Last date to fill the application form: 15th September 2017 (Revised) Last date to apply online & submit GMAT score for foreign nationals & NRIs: 15th February 2018 Issue Date of Admit Card: 15th November 2017 Date of Examination: 3rd December 2017 (10 AM to 12 Noon) (Revised)

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