IIFT 2019 Exam Centres

05 Jun, 2018

IIFT 2019 Exam Centres – IIFT 2019 entrance test will be held across 20 cities of India like Bengaluru, Chennai, Lucknow, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai are the major exam centres of 2019. Before filling the application form the candidates must check all the options and carefully select the exam centre according to their convenient. However, you can request for the change of IIFT exam centre by paying a fee of Rs 1000/-. The venue of the exam centre will be mentioned in the admit card which will be sent through post by the exam authority. Read the below article for complete details of IIFT 2019 Exam Centres.

IIFT  or Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will conduct national level entrance exam in the first week of December 2019. The exams are conducted to screen the right candidate for admission in various MBA program. The exam is of objective type and consist of 114 multiple – choice question (MCQs) with time duration of two hours. Last year the exam was conducted in offline mode (paper-pencil)  and this year it is assumed that the exam might be computer based online test.

IIFT 2019 Exam Centres – Tentative List

    The table is given below consists of the list of the cities in each state wherever the IIFT 2019 exam centre will be located. The list relies on the previous year data and it seems to be more or less same for this year also.


    S.No. City S.No. City
    1 Guwahati 11. Visakhapatnam
    2. Delhi 12. Nagpur
    3. Dehradun 13. Mumbai
    4. Coimbatore 14. Lucknow
    5. Chennai 15. Kolkata
    6. Chandigarh 16. Kochi
    7. Bhubaneswar 17. Jamshedpur
    8. Bangalore 18. Jaipur
    9. Allahabad 19. Indore
    10. Ahmedabad 20. Hyderabad


    IIFT 2019 Exam Centre – Guidelines

    • Candidates must report to the exam centres at least 45 minutes before the exams start.
    • Candidates need to carry IIFT admit card along with photo-identity proof while appearing for the exam. As admit card is the most essential documents.
    • For photo – identity proof candidate can either carry passport, PAN card, Driving license, Electron I –Card, or College I- Card.

    IIFT 2019 Exam centre – Highlights

    Exam Duration 2 hours (120 minutes)
    Exam Timing 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Exam Mode Offline (Expected to be conducted in online mode this year)
    No. of sections 6
    Sectional Limit No
    Total Number of Questions Not fixed (114 Questions in IIFT 2018; 123 Questions in 2017)
    Type of Questions Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
    Total Marks 100
    Negative Marking Yes


    IIFT 2019 Exam centre – Exam Pattern

    The official exam pattern of IIFT 2019 has yet not released. The candidates willing to appear for this exam must keep in mind the exam pattern as it will be helpful in preparation. The exam patterns are given below:

    1. English Comprehension
    2. General Knowledge and Awareness
    3. Quantitative Analysis
    4. Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

    The below table reveals the time duration and will help the candidate to guide them as to how much time should be given to each section

    Name of the paper Time Distribution
    Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability 30 minutes max.
    General Awareness 10 minutes max.
    Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation 40-45 minutes max.
    Quantitative Aptitude 35 minutes max.


    IIFT 2019 Exam centre – Marking Scheme

    According to the previous years’ trends, the marking scheme for IIFT 2019 entrance exam would be different for each section. For example, last year, in the Data Interpretation section, each question carried 0.75 marks, while in the Logical Reasoning, each question carried one mark. Whereas, negative marking for each wrong answer will suffer 1/3rd of the allotted marks. The marking scheme is likely to be same this year.

    In the table given below the candidates can find the detailed IIFT marking scheme followed last year for better understanding:

     IIFT Marking Scheme – Section-wise

    Section Section No. of Questions Marks per question Total Marks Negative Marks/question
    I Data Interpretation 20 0.75 15 0.33
    II Logical Reasoning 20 1 20 0.25
    III Verbal Ability 20 1 20 0.33
    IV General Awareness 18 0.5 9 0.17
    V Quantitative Aptitude 20 1 20 0.33
    VI Reading Comprehension 16 1 16 0.33
    Total 114 100


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