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IIFT entrance exam moderate

The entrance test for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) for the batch 2022-2024 was held
on December 18, 2022. The test was conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
There was no change in the pattern from last year. The paper had 4 sections and a total of 110
questions. The number of questions in each Section and the marking scheme remained the
same as IIFT-December-2021.

There were 110 questions and marks out of 300

Quantitative Ability had 25 questions with total marks of 75
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension had 35 questions and the total marks were 105
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning had 30 questions with total marks out of 90
General Awareness  questions were 20 and total marks were 30
There was no section time limit.
*Section Time Limit: None
**Negative Marks for incorrect answer: QA, VARC, and DILR -1 ; Gen. Awareness – 0.5

In the IIFT exam, the overall cut-off is significantly more than the sum of the sectional cut-offs.
Therefore, since there is no sectional timing, a student should attempt a few questions in each
section and devote more time and maximize the score in the Sections of his/her strength.


If the Overall Score is 131 the Expected %ile could be 99%ile
If 94, then one can expect a 95 percentile
and if the overall score is 81, then the percentile could be 90

* The cut-off is for general category male students. Going by the trend of the previous years,
we expect the cut-off for OBC candidates at 100-105 marks and that for SC-ST students at 80-
85 marks. Further, we expect the cut-off for female students to be lower by around 5-7 in each category than the corresponding cut-offs for male students.