The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, in short IIFT, is an autonomous university which was established in the year 1963 to enforce professional structure on the foreign trade management of India and escalate country's export. It was founded by Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Govt. of India). Its flagship course is MBA (Master of Business Administration) in International Business. The number of seats all over India is only 220, which makes it a tough call.
With IIFT 2014 entrance exam being declared and the application process is about to begin, it is high time to acquaint yourself with the eligibility criteria. To be eligible for IIFT, you are required to have these prerequisites as per Indian Institute of Foreign Trade:
Apart from the criteria, good academic records, extracurricular activities or work experience will be an added advantage, although there are no such criteria written or has been made mandatory. If you are a fresher, you still hold fair chances of cracking the exam. There are no cut off graduation marks required to apply for IIFT.
Test Duration & Pattern
Like any other competitive exam, IIFT also adheres to fixed pattern and time duration.
The IIFT entrance exam will be a paper pencil based, multiple choice question format. The language of the test is English. The 4 major sections are:
It has two other sub sections namely Data Interpretation and Verbal Ability.
Applicants must have thorough knowledge of all these subjects and must have been updating current affairs regularly.
It is not necessary that the previous pattern will be followed this year also. The way of marking also varies from year to year. The cut off marks will based upon the difficulty level, number of applicants, total question and marks.