The prestigious Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has a 2-stage admission process. In the first stage, it conducts an objective type test (IIFT) to shortlist candidates for the next stage of admission. Thereafter, the shortlisted students are called for the group discussion and personal interview. IIFT exam is generally held in the month of December every year.
Although there is no particular syllabus given for IIFT, we have listed down the important topics for different sections, as per pattern followed in the previous year papers.
IIFT consists of four major sections, designed to test the general aptitude of the candidates.
Listed below are the main and sub-sections of IIFT 2021:
- Section 1: Quantitative Analysis
- Section 2(a): Logical Reasoning
- Section 2(b): Data Interpretation
- Section 3(a): Reading Comprehension
- Section 3(b): Verbal Ability
- Section 4: General Awareness
Given below are the lists of topics for different areas of IIFT exam:
IIFT Syllabus: Quantitative Analysis
- Number System
- SI & CI
- Geometry (Lines, angles, Triangles, Spheres, Rectangles, Cube, Cone, etc.)
- Permutations & Combinations
- Time & Work
- Time & Distance
- Height & Distance
- Indices & Surds
- Ratios and Proportion
- Allegation & Mixtures
- Geometric Progression
- Arithmetic progression
IIFT Syllabus: Logical Reasoning
- Linear word formation
- Series & Analysis
- Input & Output
- Seating Arrangements
- Family tree problem
- Symbol Based problems
IIFT Syllabus: Data Interpretation
- Bar Graph
- Line Graph
- Pie Chart
Most questions of DI are time-consuming due to the heavy calculations involved.
IIFT Syllabus: Verbal Ability
- Odd word out
- Matching word meanings
- Fill in the blanks
- Para Jumbles
- Figures of speech
- Sentence Correction
- Critical Reasoning
- Verbal Reasoning
Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension forms a sub-section within the Verbal Ability part. This generally contains 4 passages with 3-5 questions after each passage.
IIFT Syllabus: General Awareness
IIFT GK section contains a mixture of questions on current affairs and static GK.
The IIFT syllabus for both parts of GK is fetched from the following areas:
- International Affairs
Now that you know about the important topics, make a study schedule and streamline your preparation.