IIFT 2022 Exam: Response Sheet, Result, Latest Updates and Preparation

IIFT 2022 Exam: Response Sheet, Result, Latest Updates and Preparation

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Jan 5, 2022IIFT Exam 2022: IIFT Answer Key 2022 released. Get official IIFT question paper pdf and answer key challenge window details. Get IIFT paper analysis, cutoff, result updates. 
IIFT Exam 2022: IIFT Answer Key 2022 released. Get official IIFT question paper pdf and answer key challenge window details. Get IIFT paper analysis, cutoff, result updates. 
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IIFT Answer Key 2022 Released. IIFT Exam 2022 was conducted on 23 December 2021 and 5th December 2021. NTA has published the official IIFT answer key 2022 pdf on its official website- iift.nta.nic.in/ along with the IIFT question paper 2022.


For getting the online IIFT answer key 2022, candidates must login with the credentials they created during IIFT registration. Candidates also have the opportunity to protest to the IIFT's official answer key. Candidates will be required to pay a modest cost of roughly 200 INR for each justified objection, which will be returned if the objection is upheld.

IIFT Result 2022 will be published based on the final answer key. 

Important Dates
IIFT 2022 Exam Date  -Dec 23, 2021

IIFT Exam 2022 Latest News: Answer Key Released

Candidates who appeared for the IIFT 2022 exam can now download the IIFT response sheet pdf and the official IIFT 2022 answer key from the official website. NTA also provides a challenge window to submit objections to the answer key. Final IIFT answer key 2022 will then be released after considering all the challenges and IIFT 2022 result will be released. 

Applicants can download the IIFT 2022 answer key using their application number and password or application number and date of birth. 

IIFT Answer Key 2022 (Released)


Check the latest news about IIFT 2022 Exam below. 

  • IIFT Answer Key 2022 released. 
  • The New IIFT Exam Date was released and the exam took place on 23rd December 2021. IIFT 2022 has been postponed on some exam centres earlier. You can read the details about the IIFT New Exam Date 2021

  • 27 November 2021: NTA has released the IIFT admit card 2022 on the official website. 
  • 27 October 2021: IIFT 2022 application form correction from 27 October 2021 to 31 October 2021
  • 15 October 2021: IIFT 2022 Registration Date Extended till 25 October 2021
  • 30 August 2021: IIFT 2021 registration date announced along with exam date

The IIFT exam has questions from Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, and General Awareness. 

  • IIFT Exam Mode: Now the IIFT Exam is an online-based exam. The IIFT exam pattern has been changed to a computer-based test from a paper-based exam.
  • Exam Conducting Body: Earlier, IIFT administered the IIFT exam. Now, NTA is responsible to conduct the examination.

After the IIFT Exam 2022, BYJU’s Exam Prep exam experts conduct a detailed IIFT paper analysis to provide valuable insights about the level of the exam, section-wise difficulty level, types of questions asked, and more. In the IIFT Exam analysis 2021, you also get details about the expected IIFT cutoff 2021

What is IIFT Exam?

IIFT Exam is an MBA entrance exam for admission into MBA International Business course of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. The IIFT 2022 is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The IIFT Exam is taken by approx 50,000 candidates each year.

IIFT Notification 2022

NTA has released an official notification for IIFT’s CBT for MBA (IB) 2022-24 programme. The IIFT CBT was conducted in 68 different cities of the country.

The IIFT is a national-level management entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam is conducted in an online mode. The NTA conduct the IIFT exam to select desired candidates for the admission to Indian Institute of Foreign Trade's course.  The exam is for admission to the 2022-24 batch.

Download IIFT MBA Exam Notification 2022

Check latest IIFT 2022 Dates 

IIFT stands for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. The institution offers an MBA programme in International Business, IIFT MBA-IB(2022-2024) which is a six-trimester course. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade or IIFT is the institution that offers admissions to candidates who wish to pursue their Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in International Business and wish to have entrepreneurial skills that will help India enhance its economy. We have already given you all insights about what IIFT is and how to get admission into IIFT for MBA in International Business. IIFT offers different professional courses, like:

  • 2-year MBA (International Business)
  • Certificate Program in Export Management
  • 3-year MBA (International Business) (Part-Time)
  • Executive Masters in International Business

IIFT is now a Deemed University and also accredited as A-grade University in an assessment conducted by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently been given the responsibility to conduct examinations for students to get admissions into IIFT. Earlier to this, IIFT had a pen-paper mode of examination. But from this year, NTA has been given the responsibility and hence it has decided to take the examination in CBT type (Computer-Based Test).



Exam Name

IIFT entrance exam

IIFT Full Form

 Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 

Exam Conducting Body

National Testing Agency (NTA)

Level of the exam

National level exam - MBA Entrance Test

Exam Mode


Time Duration

2 hours



Course Offered

MBA-International Business

IIFT exam accepting colleges

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
IIFT Kolkata
IIFT Kakinada

Helpdesk No.


IIFT official website



IIFT Exam Dates 2022

IIFT Exam date 2022 has been announced. The below mentioned IIFT 2022 dates are released by NTA for the upcoming IIFT Exam 2022

IIFT Exam Events

IIFT 2022 Dates

IIFT Application Form Date 2022

01 September 2021

IIFT Application Form 2021 Last Date (Gen/SC/ST/PH/OBC)

15 October 2021

25 October 2021 (Up to 05.00 PM)

Last date for payment of the IIFT application
fee online 2022

15 October 2021

25 October 2021 (Up to 11.50 PM)

IIFT 2022 Correction Window(online only) 

17  October 2021 to 26  October 2021

27 October 2021 to 31 October 2021

IIFT Registration (NRI/FN/CNRI)

15 January 2022

IIFT last date to apply 2022 (NRI/FN/CNRI)

15 March 2022

IIFT Admit card 2022

The second week of November till 5th December 2021

IIFT Exam Date 2022

23 December 2021 (New)

IIFT Answer Key Date 2022

05 January 2022

IIFT result date 2022

December 2021

IIFT interview dates

To be notified

IIFT MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

IIFT eligibility criteria 2022 defines the guidelines for the candidate's suitability for the exam. The IIFT eligibility information contains education qualifications including IIFT eligibility percentage in graduation for different reservation categories. The IIFT eligibility age limit mentions no upper age limit for the exam. Applicants must abide by the IIFT eligibility criteria before applying for the entrance exam to avoid disqualification in the end.

The complete details about the eligibility for IIFT MBA are mentioned below:


IIFT Exam 2022 notification does not mention any restriction on Nationality as an eligibility criterion. The selection procedure for Indian Nationals and Foreign Nationals/NRIs is different. The Foreign Nationals/NRIs can seek admission into IIFT on the basis of the General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score whereas Indian Nationality students must appear for the IIFT 2022 exam for admission.

IIFT Age Limit

As per the IIFT selection procedure and eligibility details, there is no upper age limit for the IIFT exam. Candidates of any age may apply for the IIFT exam if they have a suitable educational qualification.

IIFT Educational Qualification

IIFT educational qualification dictates that the applicant must have a bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 years’ duration in any discipline. The bachelor’s degree must be from a recognized institute or an equivalent institution. The IIFT educational qualification percentage varies according to the category.


IIFT educational qualification percentage

General Category

Minimum 50%

Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories

Minimum 45%

The IIFT educational qualification 2022 does not mention any particular discipline, therefore the applicant can have a 3-year graduate degree in any discipline.

IIFT Registration 2022

The IIFT application form and IIFT registration 2022 was available on the official website from 01 September 2021. NTA publishes the IIFT 2022 application and the IIFT registration on the official website-iift.nta.nic.in. The IIFT 2022 registration link is mentioned below. All details about the IIFT registration process are mentioned below. The last date to apply for IIFT 2022 has been extended from 15 October 2021 to 25 October 2021. Applicants must go through the IIFT eligibility 2022 before applying online.

IIFT Application Form 2021 Link

Earlier, the IIFT application form 2022 last date was 15 October 2021. Applicants must also note that IIFT Application Correction Window 2022 is from 27 October 2021 to 31 October 2021. 

How to Apply Online for IIFT 2022?

Here is the complete step by step process on how to complete the IIFT exam registration 2022 and fill the IIFT application form 2022

  • Visit the IIFT registration official website - Direct Link


  • Click on Apply For IIFT MBA(IB) 2022-21, Click on New Registration if not already registered. 
  • Read through the Instructions and Procedure for online submission of the Application Form and click on the acknowledgement to proceed further
  • Enter the following details to create IIFT login credentials
    • Candidate’s name
    • Father’s/ Guardian name
    • Mother’s name
    • Category- SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH
    • Gender
    • Date of birth (DOB)
    • Valid Email address
    • Mobile number
    • Residential address
  • After IIFT entrance exam registration, access the IIFT login 2022 with the credentials provided.

  • Fill in the required details in the IIFT application form. Please ensure that the information filled is true and valid to prevent disqualification.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the photograph and the signature in JPEG/JPG format.
    • The size of the scanned photograph must not exceed 50 KB and the signature scanned copy must not exceed 20 KB.
  • Complete the application form by paying the application fee.
  • Save a copy of the filled IIFT application form for future reference.

IIFT Application Form Fee

The IIFT registration fee 2022 is given below. The IIFT application fee includes the testing fee and must be paid while filling the application form. You can pay the IIFT exam fees online using any of the mentioned ways.


IIFT Application Fee

For general and OBC

Rs. 2500

For SC/ST/PWD candidates

Rs. 1000

For Foreign Nationals/NRIs

US$80/Rs. 4,500


IIFT Selection Procedure 2022

IIFT selection process involves the IIFT Exam, a written test conducted by NTA. The candidates who clear the IIFT cut off are called for further rounds. After the IIFT 2022 exam written test, there are three more stages to the IIFT selection criteria

  • Essay write-up
  • Group Discussion
  • Interview

IIFT Exam Pattern 2022

IIFT paper pattern is very similar to other MBA entrance exams. IIFT question paper pattern is a multiple choice objective type written paper and is conducted online in English. The IIFT exam is conducted for 2 hours. The detailed IIFT Exam Pattern 2022 is mentioned below.

How many questions are there in the IIFT exam?

Not the section-wise number of questions asked in the IIFT Exam. 

IIFT Exam Sections

Number of questions

Marks per question

Negative Marking

Total Marks

Verbal Ability & English Comprehension





Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning





Quantitative Analysis





General Knowledge & Awareness










Please note that the IIFT exam marking scheme differs for all the sections and the details are mentioned above.

What is the syllabus for IIFT?

IIFT 2022 syllabus  is divided into 4 sections :

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
  2. Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. General Knowledge & Awareness

The IIFT exam syllabus for the 3 sections as mentioned below. The IIFT GK syllabus is wide and covers all the GK topics such as Politics, Industry, Geography, Business, International Affairs and many more. the mentioned IIFT syllabus is purely observational and on the basis of previous year IIFT papers. The exact IIFT syllabus is not notified.

Verbal Ability

& Reading Comprehension

Logical Reasoning and

Data Interpretation

Quantitative Aptitude


Blood relations




Simple interest

English proficiency

Linear & Matrix Arrangements


Sentence Reconstruction

Verbal Logic

Arithmetic Mean

Fill in the blanks


Set Theory

Paragraph completion

Cause & Effect



Data Structures


Odd word out

Alphabetical Series



Visual & Critical Reasoning

Standard Deviation

Spelling mistakes

Family Tree Problem

Instalments/ payments

Sentence formation

Decision Making

Number System

Sentence improvement


Arithmetic Progression

Rearrangement of words

in sentence



Rearrangement of sentence

in paragraph

Statement & Conclusion

Compound interest

Word meaning match


Binomial Expansion

Sentence correction

Bar Charts



Line Graph


Idioms and phrases

Pie Graphs

Coordinate geometry

One word substitution

Input & Output


Sentence completion



Paragraph formation


Geometric Progression

Reading comprehension

Profit & Loss


Geometric Mean





Permutation & Combination


Time, Speed, Distance


Venn Diagram

Ratios & Proportions

Work & Time

In- equations Quadratic


Linear Equations Algebra

Harmonic Mean

How do I prepare for IIFT 2022?

The IIFT Exam preparation requires a thorough understanding of the exam pattern and the syllabus. Comprehensively cover the entire syllabus with conceptual clarity and ensure that you clear all your doubts regularly. Practice and continuous revision also play an important role in IIFT Exam preparation. Utilise the resources mentioned below to improve your exam prep. You can refer to the list of IIFT Books compiled by experts.

IIFT Previous Years Question Paper

IIFT previous year question paper must be referred to during your exam preparation. The IIFT question papers let you analyse what kind of questions to expect in the exam and plan your preparation accordingly. The IIFT last year paper also helps you determine the level of preparedness and the topics to be improved before the exam.

Utilise the IIFT previous year question paper to its fullest, plan your preparation, practice for regular self-assessment, make corrections and retest for better results. All the papers including IIFT question paper 2018 and IIFT previous year paper 2017 can be referred to for practice.

Also, check IIFT Study Material 2022

IIFT Mock Tests 2022

IIFT mock test 2022 is an integral part of your exam preparation. The IIFT mock test series provides reliable and valuable insights into the exam pattern, the question trend and guides you towards a more result-oriented preparation. BYJU'S Exam Prep mock test for IIFT is curated by exam experts and follow the latest question trend, covering the entire syllabus in a systematic manner.

Attempt an IIFT free mock test to test where you stand and the improvement required to reach the target result. Regular practice of IIFT mocks also improves your pace of solving questions and minimises mistakes. Solve and prepare with IIFT test series 2022 for effective preparation.

IIFT Admit Card 2022

IIFT admit card 2022 is now available on the official website. Candidates must download their NTA IIFT admit card before the examination as you will not be allowed to appear for the exam without it. The IIFT admit card download link is updated below. Candidates can also visit the official website and log in using the email id and application number to download the IIFT Hall Ticket.

IIFT Admit Card 2022 Direct Link

The IIFT Admit Card shall contain the following details. Students must check and verify all the details after downloading the hall ticket.

  • Candidates name with photograph and signature
  • Category of the candidate and Gender
  • Roll number and IIFT application number
  • IIFT exam centre address
  • Date of examination
  • Reporting time
  • IIFT exam time
  • Signature of Deputy Registrar

IIFT 2022 Exam Analysis

BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts provide detailed IIFT Exam Analysis 2022 after the exam which includes all important points about the question difficulty level. IIFT 2022 was successfully held on 23 December 2021. The IIFT Analysis 2022 contains all the important details about the exam such as the kinds of questions asked, topics asked under each section, the difficulty level of the exam, section-wise analysis, good attempts, expected cutoff, and more. 

IIFT Exam Analysis 2022

Check IIFT Exam Analysis 2022 Day 2 (23rd December 2021)


IIFT Cut Off 2021

IIFT cutoff is the minimum score a candidate must secure to be eligible for the further rounds and complete the IIFT exam process. IIFT cutoff is declared as per the percentile scores. The IIFT sectional cutoff and final cutoff will be determined on the basis of the following factors:

  • Number of applicants appearing for IIFT exam 2022
  • The average performance of the applicants in the IIFT exam.
  • The difficulty level of the IIFT question paper
  • Number of seats available at IIFT (three campuses)

As per the IIFT cutoff trend, the percentile is usually 94-95.

IIFT 2021 Cut Off

Check the category-wise sectional IIFT Cutoff 2021


Overall Cut-Off Marks (Out of 300)

VARC Cut-Off

DILR Cut-Off

QA Cut-Off

GA Cut-Off







OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

























IIFT Result 2022

The IIFT 2022 result will be declared in December 2021. The IIFT result 2021 was declared on 16 February 2021 on NTA IIFT official website. The IIFT result can be checked on the NTA website and candidates can download their IIFT Scorecard 2021. After the result, IIFT shortlisted candidates 2020 list for MBA(IB) 2021 will also be released. The IIFT 2021 result comes in the form of an IIFT scorecard and IIFT shortlisted candidates 2021. The direct link to download the IIFT 2021 Score is given below. 

IIFT Result 2021: Download Score Card & Merit List

The IIFT exam result contains the following information:

  • candidate's name
  • roll number
  • date of birth
  • section-wise marks
  • total marks
  • sectional cut off
  • overall percentile.

After the release of the IIFT Exam result and IIFT final list, the IIFT will release the IIFT cut-offs for all the categories and campus to call candidates for further rounds.

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  • IIFT Exam for MBA is an entrance examination conducted by NTA for admission into the MBA programme in International Business. IIFT exam 2022 will be held in the month of December.

  • No, IIFT exam does not allow a calculator for the exam. You are not allowed to carry any mobile device or gadget in the examination room.

  • As per the past cutoff observation and IIFT result, the percentile required for IIFT admission is 94 to 95 percentile.

  • No, the IIFT takes admissions on the basis of IIFT exam 2022 conducted by NTA. for NRA students or foreign nationals, GMAT scores are acceptable.

  • You must practice and prepare as per the syllabus and the exam pattern. the most important practice while preparing for IIFT exam 2022 is continuous solving of IIFT mock test. IIFT test series lets you practice and memorise all the important concepts in a timely fashion.

  • To register for IIFT 2022 exam, visit the official website to register and foil the complete application form. upload the required scanned documents and submit the application fee to complete the process.