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IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

IIFT 2018 exam analysis – IIFT 2018 was conducted on 2nd Dec 2018. IIFT 2018 was a difficult test, in fact, it was more difficult than 2017. However, IIFT result shows there were changes in the weightage (marks) in the two sections of Verbal Ability and Data Interpretation of IIFT paper. IIFT result date was on 15 January 2019.

The IIFT MBA entrance exam is a national-level competitive aptitude test conducted by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. The IIFT exam is for aspirants who wish to get admission into IIFT’s flagship program as in International Business (IB) which is a six-trimester general management residential program with a focus on International Business. The candidates who meet the cut-offs are eligible for admission into IIFT’s Delhi or Kolkata campus and Kakinada. Further details are available in the Prospectus hosted on the Institute’s website www.iift.edu.

IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

Data Interpretation

An attempt to 4-5 questions for IIFT 2018 would be considered very well.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Mixed Graphs123Tough
Tables82Tough

Logical Reasoning:

In IIFT 2018 this section was tough. An attempt of around 10-11 questions with 85% accuracy would be good enough.

TopicNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Distribution43Easy to Moderate
Matrix44Easy
Selection31Moderate
Venn-diagram21Moderate
Input-Output21Moderate
Missing number11Easy to Moderate
Arrangement42Moderate to Tough

General Awareness:

 50% accuracy would be good for GK section of IIFT 2018. 

TopicNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Current Affairs22Easy
Business and Economy103-4Moderate
Miscellaneous11Easy
Geography2Tough
Science1Tough
Sports11Easy
Books11Easy

Reading Comprehension:

This section was quite time-consuming and tough.

PassagesNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Culture32Moderate
Public Intellectuals32Tough
Information flow42Tough
Liberal Arts Education31-2Tough
GDP32Moderate

Verbal Ability:

In IIFT 2018 this was quite a tough session. Some of the questions looked more like General Knowledge-based rather than English language-based.

TopicNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Jumble words31Tough
Analogy20-1Tough
Fill in the blanks (2 blanks)32-3Easy
Match the column21-2Moderate
Spot the error22Easy
Word Roots41Moderate to Tough
Sentence Improvement22Easy
Para Jumble (4 sentences)22Easy

Quantitative Ability:

An attempt of around 10 questions with about 85% accuracy would be considered decent in IIFT 2018.

TopicNo. of QuestionsDoable QuestionsDifficulty Level
Arithmetic53Moderate
Algebra74Easy to Moderate
Geometry & Mensuration52Moderate
P&C, Probability & Set Theory32Easy to Moderate

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