IIFT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : December 1, 2019
Result Date : December 13, 2019

IIFT 2020 exam conducted by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will be conducted in a single sitting. IIFT 2020 entrance exam will take place only in an online format, i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT). Earlier it used to take place via offline mode. IIFT exam will be taken only in the English language.

Test paper consists of 6 sections namely Reading Comprehension, General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Analysis, Verbal Ability, and Data Interpretation. The question paper is of objective type i.e. multiple-choice questions (MCQs). IIFT entrance will be of 120 Minutes or 2 Hours. IIFT 2020 entrance test will be from 10 AM to 12 PM on December 13, 2019, in 224 designated cities across India.

Maximum Marks & Marking Scheme

IIFT Exam will consist of 100 marks. Marks and questions for each section are not defined. 1/3rd marks will be detected for every incorrect answer. You are advised to be careful while choosing the option for the question while answering.

Exam Pattern at a glance

IIFT Exam Pattern 2020
Mode Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Timings 10 AM to 12 Noon
  • Reading Comprehension
  • General Awareness
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Verbal Ability
  • Data Interpretation
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Maximum Marks 100
Language of Paper English 

Expected Section-wise Pattern 

The table below will give an outline of IIFT exam 2020. Constituent marks and questions for each section have been provided in the table. This table has been compiled by the experts and is for reference purposes only.

Expected IIFT Exam Pattern 2020
Section Section Marks/question Number of question Total Marks
Section I Data Interpretation 0.75 20 15
Section II Logical Reasoning 1 20 20
Section III General Awareness 0.50 18 09
Section IV Verbal Ability (Grammar & Vocabulary) 1 20 20
Section V Reading Comprehension 1 16 16
Section VI Quantitative Aptitude 1 20 20
Total - - 114 100

Note: For preparation, we have a detailed guide on how to prepare for IIFT.

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Discussion Forum

Number of questions

How many questions will come for quantitative ability?

Asked By: Jasmine P,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There will be 25 questions for Quantitative ability.

Each question will carry 1 mark.

IIFT paper pattern

What is the IIFT paper pattern for 2017?

Asked By: Kartik T,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Given below is the paper pattern for IIFT 2017:


Number of Questions

Marking Scheme

Data Interpretation






Quantitative Ability



Logical Reasoning



General awareness



Verbal Ability



Exam pattern

What is the exam pattern for the exam?

Asked By: Sulagna Behera,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

IIFT 2017 is an objective type multiple-choice exam and conducted in the Exam center under supervision.

  • The Exam will be in English.
  • It consists of 4 sections namely; English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Duration of the test is 2 hours.