IIFT Cut Off 2021 - Check 2020, 2019 Cut Off Marks and Percentile

Exam Date : January 24, 2021
Result Date : February 16, 2021

NTA will release the IIFT Cut Off 2021 soon after the declaration of results. The IIFT expected cut off will be decided by the participating institutes which consider IIFT scores for the admission of candidates. Candidates need to qualify the IIFT sectional cutoff as well as the overall cutoff to be eligible for further rounds of selection. The authority will release the IIFT Cut off based on several parameters. Scores for IIFT Exam will be declared by NTA (National Testing Agency). All candidates must score the cut off marks or more in order to qualify the IIFT Exam. The IIFT cut off 2021 details are provided below.

IIFT is an exam which is conducted for the admission for MBA course into the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi. These permit the meritorious students to study in their institute. To study in IIFT, candidates have to make sure that they clear the cut-off and obtain the maximum marks as they can. Only if a candidate clears the cutoff he or she will be called for the Counseling Process of IIFT Exam.

Important Dates Related to IIFT Cut Off 2021

The table below represents the relevant details related to IIFT Cut Off 2021. Candidates can check the release date of cut off marks of IIFT 2021.

IIFT Cut Off 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates
IIFT 2021 Exam Date January 24, 2021 
IIFT 2021 result declaration February 16, 2021 
Release of IIFT 2021 cutoff To be announced
Selection Procedure February 2021

Factors determining IIFT Cut Off 2021

IIFT Cut Off will depend on the following factors as follows:

  • A number of candidates appearing for the IIFT Exam. More the candidates more will be the competition.
  • The difficulty level of the IIFT question paper. Rising difficulty of the IIFT exam will lead to lower IIFT Cut Off 2021.
  • Performance of the candidates in the IIFT Exam. Good performance will imply that more candidates are going to qualify for the next rounds.
  • The number of seats under IIFT will be around 400. The more the number of seats will be, the more will be the competition.

The IIFT cut off 2021 is provided in the table below section-wise. The IIFT 2021 cutoff is different for different categories. 

IIFT 2021 Cutoff
Subjects/Sections Cutoff for SC, ST, and PwD   Cutoff for General, General-EWS, and OBC NCL
Reading Comprehensive (RC) & Verbal Ability (VA)(Total marks - 105) 28 34
Quantitative Aptitude (QA)(Total marks - 75) 12 15
Data Interpretation (DI) & Logical reasoning (LR)(Total marks - 90) 20 22
General Awareness (Total marks - 30) 4.5 5

The IIFT 2021 Overall cut off for the different categories are given in the table below.

IIFT Cut Off Percentile Category Wise
Category Cut off
General 138
IIFT Cut Off for SC 89
IIFT Cut Off OBC NCL 115.5
IIFT EWS Cutoff 115.5

Note: These cutoffs are a projection on the basis of previous year trends. Candidates should not consider then as the final list released by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

IIFT 2020 Cut off

The IIFT cut off for 2020 is tabulated below for all the campuses of IIFT. Candidates can check the IIFT sectional cutoff for each of the campuses in the table below:

Section name Total questions Max marks Delhi Cut offs Kolkata cut offs
Kakinada cut offs
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 35 105 18-20 15-17 12-14
Quantitative Analysis 25 75 16-20 13-15 10-12
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 30 90 18-20 15-17 12-14
General Awareness (GK) 20 30 8-10 5-7 4-6
Total 110 300 - - -

Previous Year IIFT Cutoff

It is essential for the appearing candidates to analyze the previous year cut offs to ace the IIFT exam. The cut off scores given below will help them do the same. The cut-offs ranged from 32 to 36 out of 100 and were declared section-wise. Cut offs were also declared on the basis of the IIFT campuses.

IIFT Cut Off 2019

IIFT Cutoff 2019 is provided for different categories and subject sections of IIFT for each campus. These tentative figures of cutoff are only for reference purposes. IIFT Overall Cut-Off marks are out of 100 marks. These marks are based on the level of the difficulty of an examination that year and as evaluated by experts. The tentative IIFT Cut Off 2019 is mentioned below for each campus in tabular form.

IIFT Cut Off 2019
Section of Exam Kolkata Campus-Cutoff Marks (out of 100) Kakinada Campus-Cutoff Marks (out of 100) Delhi Campus-Cutoff Marks (out of 100)
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 4 3.5 4.5
Logical Reasoning (LR) 5 4.5 5.5
Verbal Ability (VA) 3.5 3 4
General Knowledge (GK) 0.85 0.8 1
Reading Comprehension (RC) 2.5 2 3
Data Interpretation (DI) 3 3 3-4
Overall 34 32 36

IIFT Cut Off 2018

The cutoff marks of IIFT 2018 exam as per the sections are tabulated below. Candidates must secure the cut off marks to secure admission in the participating colleges.

IIFT Sectional Cutoff 2018
Exam Sections IIFT Cut Off 2018
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 3.01
Verbal Ability (VA) 3.35
Reading Comprehension (RC) 2.69
Logical Reasoning (LR) 5.67
General Awareness / Current Affairs 0.82
Data Interpretation (DI) 0.25

Previous Years' IIFT Cut Off Category Wise 

Previous years cut off for IIFT is provided in this section. IIFT Cut-Off is displayed below. IIFT Cutoff OBC and IIFT Cut off for SC/ST are provided in the table below:

IIFT Cut Off Category Wise
Category IIFT Cut Off 2015 IIFT Cut Off 2016 IIFT Cut Off 2017 IIFT Cut Off 2018 IIFT Cut Off 2019
General (UR) 38.5 48.5 48.5 35.5 48.5
Scheduled Caste (SC) 28.5 38.5 38.5 20.02 38.5
Other Backward Classes (OBC - Non-Creamy Layer) 33.5 43.5 43.5 30.5 43.5
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 28.5 38.5 27.17 22.69 27.17
Physically Handicapped (PH) 29 39 28.85 23.69 28.85


Previous Year IIFT Sectional Cutoff

IIFT Sectional Cutoff for different years is provided here. Candidates are advised to go through it as it can help you to find the minimum marks to crack a particular section. Candidates can check the previous year cut off as per the sections given below. Based on the previous year cut off of IIFT, candidates can analyse the expected IIFT 2020 Cut off section-wise. Candidates must remember that based on these cut offs they will be shortlisted for the admission process.

IIFT Sectional Cutoff Previous Years
Exam Section IIFT Cut Off 2014 IIFT Cut Off 2015 IIFT Cut Off 2016 IIFT Cut Off 2017
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) 9 6.5 8.75 9.67
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 7.66 4.67 4.34 4.01
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) 9.5 4.34 8.68 36.5
General Knowledge (GK) 1.8 2.49 0.82 12.5

IIFT Seat Availability 2021

Once the candidates have qualified the exam, they can check the list of campuses of IIFT where they want to secure admission. Based on the number of candidates who appeared for the exam and the seat availability, the authority will release the cut off marks. Candidates who are eligible will be called for the counselling round of IIFT. The number of seats available in a particular campus is tabulated below:

Campus Number of seats offered
Delhi Campus 220
Kolkata Campus 200
Total 420

IIFT Selection Process

IIFT admission process includes two stages – WAT, GD & PI and final selection. Both the stages are discussed in details below:

  • Stage 1: WAT, GD & PI – Candidates who clear the IIFT admission cut off have to participate in this round of IIFT admission for final selection
  • Stage 2:  In this stage, the candidates are evaluated based on their IIFT exam score, performance in Essay Writing, GD & PI, academic history and work experience. The final list is prepared and selected candidates are offered admission.

IIFT Results 2021

IIFT 2021 Result will be declared at the official website of the National Testing Agency once the written examination is over. The results that are announced by the authority are not the IIFT final result and through this candidates won't be able to secure admission in IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata campuses. The IIFT final result will be prepared based on the performance of the candidates in essay writing, group discussion and personal interview test. Candidates must check the IIFT entrance exam result properly. In case of any misprint or error is present in the scorecard, candidates must reach to the exam officials IIFT Result 2021 immediately. Post announcement of the IIFT Result 2021, the authority will soon release the IIFT Cut off list.

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