IIFT Cut Off 2022 - Check 2021, 2020, 2019 Cut Off Marks and Percentile

Aug 31, 2021 | Management


IIFT cut off 2022 will be released by NTA after the declaration of results. The expected cut off will be decided by the participating institutes which consider IIFT scores for the admission of candidates. Candidates need to qualify for the IIFT sectional cut off as well as the overall cut off 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 cut off marks or more to qualify for the exam. The cut off 2022 details are provided below.


Factors determining IIFT Cut Off 2022

IIFT is an exam is conducted to provide admission for an MBA course into the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi. These permit the meritorious students to study in their institute. To study at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, candidates have to make sure that they clear the cut off and obtain the maximum marks they can. 

IIFT cut off will depend on the following factors as follows:

  • Several aspirants appearing for the IIFT exam. More the candidates more will be the competition.
  • The difficulty level of the IIFT question paper. The rising difficulty of the exam will lead to a lower cut in 2022.
  • Candidate's performance 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.

IIFT Expected Cut Off 2022

Only if a candidate clears the cut off, he or she will be called for the Counseling Process of the IIFT Exam. The expected cut off in 2022 for IIFT is provided in the table below section-wise. The cut off is different for different categories.

IIFT 2022 expected Cut Off
Subjects/Sections Cut Off for SC, ST, and PwD Cut Off for General, General-EWS, and OBC NCL
Reading Comprehensive (RC) and Verbal Ability (VA)(Total marks - 105) 28 34
Quantitative Aptitude (QA)(Total marks - 75) 12 15
Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical reasoning (LR)(Total marks - 90) 20 22
General Awareness (Total marks - 30) 4.5 5

IIFT Cut Off Percentile 2022 (Category-Wise)

The IIFT 2022 overall expected cut off for the different categories is 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 cut off 115.5

Note: These cut offs are a projection based on previous year trends. Candidates should not consider then as the final list released by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade or GetMyUni.

IIFT 2022 Sectional Cut Off

The expected IIFT 2022 cut off for each section has been tabulated below.

Expected IIFT 2022 Sectional Cut Off
Sections Number of Questions Ideal Attempts IIFT Cut Offs
Quantitative Ability 25 10-12 11-13
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 35 22-25 28-30
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation 30 11-12 13-15
General Awareness 20 6-8 5-6.5
Total 110 Overall Cut-off* – 115-117

IIFT Previous Year Cut Off

The appearing candidates need to analyze the previous year's 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 based on the IIFT campuses.

IIFT Sectional cut off for different years is also provided here. Candidates are advised to go through it as it can help you find the minimum marks to crack a particular section. Candidates can check the previous year's cut off as per the sections given below. 

IIFT Cut Off 2021

Following is the overall and sectional  IIFT 2021 cut off released by some reputed coaching institutes before the release of the official announcement.

IIFT Cut Off 2021 (Overall)

IIFT Cut Off 2021 (Overall)
Category Vistamind T.I.M.E   Career Launcher IMS Learning
General 48 44-46 41-44 42-45 40
OBC 43 NA NA 37-40 36
SC/ST/PH 38 NA NA 32-35 32

IIFT Cut Off 2021 (Sectional)

IIFT Cut Off 2021 (Sectional)
Section Vistamind Career Launcher Hit Bull's Eye IMS Learning T.I.M.E.
VARC 8 6.5 9 8-9 6-7
DI & LR 9 7.25 9.5 6 4-5
QA 5 6.25 5.5 4 6-7
GA 1 2 1.5 1-1.33 0.80-1

IIFT Cut Off 2020

The IIFT 2020 cut off is tabulated below for all the campuses of IIFT.  Based on the previous year's cut off, candidates can analyze 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.

Candidates can check the IIFT sectional cut off for each of the campuses in the table below:

IIFT Cut Off 2020
Section name Total questions Max marks IIFT Delhi Cut Off IIFT Kolkata Cut Offs
IIFT 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 and Logical Reasoning 30 90 18-20 15-17 12-14
General Awareness (GK) 20 30 8-10 5-7 4-6
Total 110 300 - - -

IIFT Cut Off 2019

IIFT 2019  cut off is provided for different categories and subject sections of IIFT for each campus. These tentative figures of cut off 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.

IIFT 2019 Cut Off (Sectional- Wise)

IIFT Cut Off 2019
Section of Exam Kolkata Campus-Cut Off Marks (out of 100) Kakinada Campus-Cut Off Marks (out of 100) Delhi Campus-Cut Off 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 2019 Cut Off (Category- Wise)

IIFT 2019 Cut Off
IIFT 2019 Cut Off
General 48.5
SC/ST/PH 38.5
OBC (NCL) 43.5

IIFT 2018 Cut Off 

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

IIFT Sectional Cut Off 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

IIFT 2017 Cut Off 

The IIFT cut off 2017 is provided in this section. IIFT cut off is displayed below. IIFT cut off for OBC and SC/ ST categories are provided in the table below.

IIFT 2017 Cut Off (Category-Wise)

IIFT Cut Off Category Wise
Category IIFT Cut Off 2017
General (UR) 48.5
Scheduled Caste (SC) 38.5
Other Backward Classes (OBC - Non-Creamy Layer) 43.5
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 27.17
Physically Handicapped (PH) 28.85

IIFT 2017 Cut Off (Sectional-Wise)

IIFT Cut Off Sectional Wise
Exam Section
IIFT Cut Off 2017
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC) 9.67
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 4.01
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) 36.5
General Knowledge (GK) 12.5

IIFT Seat Availability 2022

Once the candidates have qualified for the exam, they can check the list of campuses of IIFT where they want to secure admission. Eligible candidates will be called for the counselling round of IIFT. The number of seats available in a particular campus is tabulated below:

IIFT Seat Availability 2022
Campus Number of seats offered
Delhi Campus 220
Kolkata Campus 200
Total 420

IIFT Selection Process

Based on the number of candidates who appeared for the exam and the seat availability, the authority will release the cut off marks. IIFT admission process includes two stages – WAT, GD, PI, and final selection. Both the stages are discussed in detail below:

  • Stage 1: WAT, GD, and PI – Candidates who clear the 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 exam score, performance in Essay Writing, GD and PI, academic history, and work experience. The final list is prepared and selected candidates are offered admission.

IIFT Results 2022

IIFT 2022 Results will be declared on the official website of the National Testing Agency once the written examination is over. The results announced by the authority are not the IIFT final result, and through this candidates, won't be able to secure admission to IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campuses. The 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 exam result properly. In case of any misprint or error in the scorecard, candidates must reach the exam officials immediately. cut off list will be released by the authorities post announcement of the IIFT Results 2022.

IIFT Cut Off 2022 FAQs

Q. Are IIFT cut off marks different for different category students?

Ans. Yes, the cut off marks differ category-wise. For General category students, the cut off is higher than that for Reserved category students.

Q. Is the IIFT score valid for admission to other MBA institutes?

Ans. IIFT score is valid for admission to IIFT Institutes only. No other institute accepts the IIFT exam score for MBA admission.

Q. Will IIFT conduct WAT-PI and GD online due to COVID-19 restrictions?

Ans. According to IIFT admission policy 2022, the institute is expected to conduct WAT-PI and GD in person at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Mumbai. However, the decision of conducting this round online or in-person will depend on the COVID-19 condition at that time.


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