IIFT Result 2018: IIFT Result 2018 for MBA admission 2019-21 is declared on January 15, 2019. IIFT has released the IIFT Result 2018 along with the IIFT 2018 scorecard. There were about 60000 candidates who had registered to appear in IIFT 2018 entrance exam and out of which 55000+ candidates appeared in the IIFT entrance exam for MBA (IB) 2019-21 admission in the three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade on December 2, 2018.

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IIFT 2018 Results

IIFT 2018 Exam

The written exam comprised of the following sections:

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

The difficulty level of General Awareness (GA) was same as that of last year. English Usage and Reading Comprehension was a bit difficult, a very good performance in RC would be attempting 4 passages. Quantitative Ability (QA) and Logical Reasoning (LR) were more difficult as compared to last year. Data Interpretation (DI) was of an easy-moderate level of difficulty. The overall difficulty level of the paper went a few notches higher this year. The total number of questions continued to be 114 questions.

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Intake for MBA (IB) 2019-21

IIFT Campus Intake for MBA (IB) 2019-21
IIFT Delhi 220
IIFT Kolkata 140
IIFT Kakinada  60

How to Download IIFT 2018 Scorecard?

Candidates can check IIFT 2018 Scorecard in online mode. The result is published in the official website in the form of a PDF document. Students who have their name in the list will be invited for subsequent rounds of IIFT selection process. The steps to check result are as follows:

  • Go to the official website of IIFT.
  • Click on the link- ‘IIFT 2018 result’.
  • Enter the IIFT roll number and date of birth.
  • Click on “submit”.
  • IIFT 2018 Scorecard will be displayed on the screen.

The candidates checking the result must note that the institute will not issue the original mark sheet soon after the formal declaration of the result. Hence, it is extremely important for the candidates to save the PDF file of the scorecard and take the printout of the same for future references.

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IIFT 2018 Result: Determination Factors

The following factors determine the exam result for IIFT and cutoff:

  • The total number of seats available for the batch 2019-21.
  • The number of candidates appearing in the IIFT exam.
  • The total number of candidates who clear the IIFT exam.
  • The difficulty level of the IIFT 2018 exam.

Types of Scores in IIFT 2018 Result:

IIFT 2018 Scorecard will contain four types of scores:

  • Maximum marks.
  • Sectional cutoffs.
  • Marks obtained.
  • Total percentile score.

IIFT 2018 Scorecard

IIFT 2018 scorecard is released on IIFT exam website along with the IIFT result. Candidates will be able to view and download their scorecard from IIFT website by logging with their Roll number and Date of Birth as registered with IIFT in DD/MM/YYYY format.

Details on IIFT 2018 Scorecard

  • Name of the candidate.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Section score.
  • Total score.
  • Percentile score.
  • Category details.

The validity of IIFT 2018 Score

IIFT 2018 score will be valid only for one year. The IIFT 2018 scorecard will also be available for download for one year only. So the candidates must download their IIFT scorecard by December 31, 2019. Also, if they choose to not take admission in the 2019 session. They will have to appear for the IIFT exam again in the next year. 

IIFT Cutoff

The cutoff for the exam releases after considering the many factors like the number of candidates registered for the exam, the difficulty level of the paper, the number of seats available for admission etc. Candidates those who clear the cutoff will be taking part in the selection process of IIFT. The selection process includes Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI) respectively.

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Sectional cutoff

Section Total no. of 
Marks per 
Total Marks Achievable Score Sectional Cutoff
Section 1 General Awareness 18 0.50 10 to 12 1.14
Section 2 Reading Comprehension 16 1.00 8 to 9 3.34
Section 3 Verbal Ability 20 0.75 10 to 12 2.75
Section 4 Quantitative Ability 20 1.00 10 to 12 2.34
Section 5 Logical Reasoning 20 1.00 8 to 10 2.36
Section 6 Data Interpretation 20 1.00 9 to 10 1.01

Category wise cutoff

Category IIFT Cutoff 2019 Male IIFT Cutoff 2019 Female
General 32.25 30.25
OBC 27.25 25.25
SC 22.25 20.25
ST 22.25 20.25
PWD 22.25 20.25

IIFT Selection Process

IIFT offers only a few seats for the MBA in International Business Programme (2019-21). So, the competition is very tough and a rigorous selection process takes place. There is no elimination round in IIFT. After all the three rounds cumulative scores are calculated to shortlist the students for the final admission.

Written Ability Test (WAT)

In this round of selection process, candidates have to write 300-400 words on the given topics within 30 minutes. The topics may be from current affair, abstract, situational etc.

Group Discussion (GD) 

In this round, a group of 8-10 candidates will have to discuss on a topic for 20-30 minutes. In order to perform better in this round, improve the communication skills and ability to convey ideas clearly.

Personal Interview (PI)

This round will take place individually for every candidate. To clear this round, you must be well versed with the current affairs, stats & figures related to India’s trade, academics etc.

After the GD-PI-WAT round, final admission offers will be in the month of April/May 2019 by IIFT to the successful candidates. The final selection is based on the performance in the final selection round, Performance in past academics, Performance in IIFT entrance exam, Quality of Work Experience among others.