IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E

03 Dec, 2018

IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E – The exam analysis for IIFT 2019 has been released by T.I.M.E as the examination of IIFT 2019 has been concluded on 2nd December 2018 in offline mode. The entrance test of IIFT was conducted from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in various cities across the country. However, clearing the IIFT 2019 exam gives the candidates an opportunity to get into any of its campuses which are in Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada for MBA in International Business (IB). Now, the candidates who appeared in IIFT 2019 exam or those making up their mindset to turn up in the upcoming year must go through this article. Post reading this article, candidates will have the comprehensive information about the sectional and overall difficulty level of IIFT 2019 exam, according to which the IIFT 2019 exam was moderate in level. Therefore, to acquire the detailed information, read the whole and stay tuned to our website to fetch the latest updates which will be updated soon.

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Overall IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis

Section Total Marks No. of Questions Asked Marks Per Question
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 20 20 1
Verbal Ability (VA) 15 20 0.75
Reading Comprehension (RC) 16 16 1
Data Interpretation (DI) 20 20 1
Logical Reasoning (LR) 20 20 1
General Awareness (GA) 9 18 0.5
Total 100 114

IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E – Section-wise

IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E for Quantitative Aptitude

    The questions asked in the Quantitative Section were moderate as compared to the previous year’s IIFT exam. In this section, the questions were from different topics which were moderate or easy-moderate in difficulty level. However, among 20 questions, candidates with an ideal preparation could have attempted 10 questions with accuracy. Therefore, 10 questions out of 20 were considered as good attempt. Now, to know the detailed information about the distribution of questions, go through the table furnished below:

    Topic

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Arithmetic

    5

    Moderate

    Algebra

    7

    Easy-Moderate

    P&C, Set Theory, Probability

    3

    Easy-Moderate

    Geometry

    5

    Moderate

    Total

    20

    Moderate

     

    IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E for Verbal Ability

    The questions asked in the Verbal Ability section were based on the topics that were punctuation, phrases/clauses in the given sentences, prefix/suffix etc. Apart from this, candidates had to identify the type of phrases, and questions based on analogy, sentence correction were also asked. Total 20 MCQs were asked in the section of Verbal Ability which was moderate in level of difficulty. In this section, candidates would get 0.75 marks for attempting the correct answer.

    Topic

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Analogy

    2

    Tough

    Match the Column

    2

    Moderate

    Spot the Error

    2

    Easy

    Sentence Improvement

    2

    Easy

    Para Jumbles

    2

    Easy

    Word Roots

    3

    Easy

    Fill in the Blanks

    3

    Difficult

    Jumble words

    3

    Difficult

    Total

    20

     

     

    IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E for Reading Comprehension (RC)

    This section had questions of moderate level. Total 16 questions were asked in RC section in which 4 passages were asked with 3 questions each and 1 passage had 4 questions. The passages in RC section were based on Crisis on Currency, Groupon as the fastest growing company, competitors and the analytics, and transformation in reading.

    Topic

    No. of Questions

    Difficulty Level

    Liberal Arts Culture

    3

    Difficult

    GDP

    3

    Moderate

    Culture

    3

    Moderate

    Information Flow

    4

    Difficult

    Public Intellectual

    3

    Difficult

    Total

    16

    Difficult

     

    IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E for Data Interpretation

    The DI section had the questions which were moderate in level of difficulty and were based on data and tables. In DI section, some of the questions were calculation intensive which needed huge calculation. The questions from DI section were based on Company’s production and average output data, traffic handled by ports, data on Import-Export, monthly prices on commodities in US dollar, wholesale price and inflation trends. Therefore, lastly, we can say that the questions were lengthy in nature and out of 20 questions, 4-5 were considered as the good number of attempts in the section of Data Interpretation (DI).

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Mixed Graphs

    12

    Moderate-Difficult

    Tables

    8

    Moderate

    Total

    20

    Moderate

     

    IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.IM.E for Logical Reasoning

    Topics

    No. of Questions Asked

    Difficulty Level

    Input-Output

    2

    Moderate

    Matrix

    4

    Easy

    Venn Diagram

    2

    Moderate

    Selection

    3

    Moderate

    Arrangement

    4

    Moderate-Difficult

    Missing Number

    1

    Easy-Moderate

    Distribution

    4

    Easy-Moderate

    Total

    20

    Moderate

    The questions asked in the section of Logical Reasoning were moderate in level as neither there were very difficult questions nor the easier. However, questions based on input-output were somewhat time-consumed and needed a good concentration level to solve. The questions which were asked in Logical Reasoning section were based on Statement-Conclusions, 5 players, problem on 5 MBA students, team-based questions, and coding machine generating pass codes. Moreover, out of 20 questions, solving 11-12 questions were considered as good attempt.

    IIFT 2019 Exam Analysis by T.I.M.E for General Awareness

    The questions asked in the section of General Awareness were moderate in difficulty level. Total 18 MCQs were asked in this section out of which 8-9 questions were considered as the good attempt. Most of the questions asked were based on International Affairs. The topics from which the questions were asked included personalities, currencies, appointments, business and economy etc. Now, let’s have a look at the below-given table that contains the info in comprehensive manner:

    Topic

    No. of Questions

    Level of Difficulty

    Current Affairs

    2

    Easy

    Business and Economy

    10

    Moderate-Difficult

    Books

    1

    Easy

    Science

    1

    Difficult

    Miscellaneous

    1

    Easy

    Geography

    2

    Difficult

    Sports

    1

    Easy

    Total

    18

    Moderate

    IIFT 2019 Expected Cutoff

    Category

    Cutoff

    General

    34-36

    OBC

    31-33

    Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes

    25-27

    Previous Year’s Cutoff of IIFT – Section-wise

    Sections

    Cutoff

    Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

    6-7

    Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC)

    6 -7

    Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)

    3.5 – 4.5

    General Awareness (GA)

    0.75 – 1

    Total

    44- 46

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