In this article, we bring to you the Actual IIFT 2019 Marks Vs Percentile mapping. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is known to be one of the highly ranked dream B- schools in India. IIFT ranks 23rd amongst the top MBA colleges in India. MBA (IB) 2019-21 at IIFT is considered to be one of the best two-year MBA programme in International Business. Clearing the IIFT 2018 Entrance Exam with around 32 to 34 marks out of 100 may lead to gaining admission into the institute’s highly reputed two-year full-time MBA(IB) 2019-21 programme at its Delhi, Kolkata or Kakinada campus.
IIFT 2018 Exam Pattern
IIFT 2018 Exam Pattern for Admissions to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch had 6 sections consisting of questions on English Grammar; Vocabulary and Comprehension; General Knowledge & Current Affairs; Logical Reasoning; Data Interpretation; and Quantitative Analysis. IIFT 2018 was a multiple-choice objective type written test for 120 minutes.
|Components||Key Details||Changes from Last Year exam pattern|
|IIFT Exam Date||December 2, 2018||Changed from 4th Sunday of November|
|IIFT Exam Sessions||Single session exam||No change|
|Test Mode||Paper-Pen Based Exam||No change from last year|
|Test duration||2 hours from 10 AM to 12 Noon||Remains same|
|Total Questions||114||Reduced from 123|
|Type of Questions||MCQs||No Change|
|Number of Sections||6||Increased from 4 earlier|
|Sectional Time Limit||No, Any question from any section can be attempted in two hours||No Change|
|Maximum total marks||100||No change|
|Marking Scheme||0.5 to 1 mark credit for each correct answer||No change|
|Negative Marking||1/3rd Negative marking for wrong answer||No change|
|Difficulty Level||Moderate to High||Low score gives high percentile|
IIFT 2018 Marking Scheme
As per the IIFT 2018 Exam Pattern, out of the total 100 marks the distribution of marks in IIFT 2018 entrance with the number of questions and weightage assigned to each of them, is expected to be on the pattern below:
|Section||Total questions||Mark awarded for each correct answer||Max marks 100||Percentage of Weightage in shortlisting|
|General Awareness (GK)||18||0.5||9||9%|
IIFT 2018 Intake
|IIFT Campus||Intake for MBA (IB) 2019-21|
Optimizing the Score of IIFT 2018
IIFT declares the cutoff along with the Scorecard, which carries the IIFT 2018 section-wise cutoff out of a total of 100 marks. The IIFT Marks Vs Percentile generally depend on the level of difficulty. IIFT Scorecard is released on the official website of IIFT along with the IIFT result. Candidates can view and download their Scorecard from the IIFT official website (tedu.iift.ac.in/iift) by logging in with their Roll number and Date of Birth.
What after IIFT 2018 results?
The B-school Admit battle does not end with you performing well in the entrance tests. The second stage of selection, i.e. the GD/WAT (Essay) and PI rounds, are equally important. Every Institute has a different & specific procedure for the second stage of selection.
Factors determining the IIFT Cutoff 2019
The cutoff of IIFT 2019 that will be declared by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi is dependent on certain factors mentioned as below with which the IIFT Marks Vs Percentile mapping is done:
- Number of candidates’ appeared in the Exam.
- Number of candidates’ who clears the exam.
- Difficulty level of the paper.
- Number of seats available.
Cutoffs for MBA (IB) 2019-21
IIFT 2018 cutoffs for MBA (IB) 2019-21 admissions are based on the IIFT 2018 exam difficulty level, scoring pattern, the total number of candidates taking the test, and the total intake in the 3 campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The IIFT 2018 exam analysis reveals that the exam has remained at Moderate to high difficulty level this year. IIFT Cutoff 2019 is based on the past trends. Only the candidates above the minimum cutoff in the IIFT 2018 and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of the IIFT 2018 entrance exam will be considered for the subsequent stages. These are cutoffs used for shortlisting the candidates for the final selection round.
IIFT Category-wise Cutoff
|Category||IIFT Cutoff 2019 Male||IIFT Cutoff 2019 Female|
IIFT Sectional Cutoff
|Section||Total no. of
|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|
IIFT Final Admission Selection Round Criteria
IIFT Admission 2019-21 is a two-step process – Shortlisting for GD-PI-WAT on the basis of IIFT entrance exam score and the Final admission Selection based on performance in GD-PI-WAT, Academics, Work Experience and IIFT MBA entrance exam scores.
- All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in the Final selection round for admissions to MBA (IB) 2019-21 at IIFT.
- Final Selection Round will consist of the Assessment of Writing Skills, Group Discussion and Interview.
- It will be applicable equally for the admission to Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada Campuses of IIFT.
- On the basis of performance in GD-PI-WAT, IIFT Entrance exam score, Academics, Work experience and other parameters final admission offer will be made to the candidates in the month of April/May 2019.
Over the years, IIFT has emerged as one of the national university with a focus on International Business Management and Strategy, and such focus is reflected in all the three major activities of the Institute: Research, Training, and Education respectively. It has come a very long way to successfully develop into a unique institution involved in imparting knowledge through research and training in the International Business and Trade.