IIFT 2016 Exam Dates Announced

Updated on: Thursday, November 24, 2016

iiftIndian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT 2016 Exam is now just 2 days away and aspirants are left with very little time for revision. The test is to be conducted on Sunday, November 27, 2016. They must utilise this time to improve their strategies as to how to attempt the examination.

The admit cards for the same have been released on its official website. In order to download, click here

A written test, group discussion, essay writing and interview will be conducted for shortlisting and final selection of the Aspirants. Based on the marks obtained in the written test, the candidates will be called for essay writing, GD and PI at Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.

Here we are providing you with last minute tips and tricks to prepare for the examination:

First attempt questions that consumes less time: It is recommended by experts that aspirants must start with the easy questions that consume less of their time. Try and attempt all the easy problems first so as to secure marks. After the easy part of the test is completed by the candidate, then only they should proceed for the tricky problems.  

Prepare equally for all sections: Sectional cut-offs are not revealed for IIFT examination. Attempting fewer questions in a section can affect the overall score of a candidate. So, it is advised to prepare and attempt a fair number of questions in all the four sections. After you have attempted all sections evenly, pick the section that you are strong in and increase the chances of a good score

Utilise the time efficiently: Time is a major factor playing an important role in the IIFT entrance examination. IIFT is said to be a speed test. You have to answer the questions correctly and that too within the time frame. If you fail to complete the paper in the allotted time, chances of getting a good score decrease. 

Focus more on what you have already learned: It is advised not to take up any new topic in the last few days before examination. The last days should be dedicated in strengthening old concepts. Starting with new topics at the last moment may end up confusing you

Read more for General Knowledge: The IIFT 2015 examination has a whole section dedicated to GK and a candidate must read a lot to gain knowledge for this section so that they can score well.  

Speed and accuracy is the key: There is negative marking for every wrong answer in IIFT examination as 1/3rd marks of the concerned question is deducted. It is important for the Aspirants to maintain accuracy. Selection of questions directly affects accuracy. Just answering all questions in the aimed time frame will not help in scoring full marks.  

Prepare a strategy for exam: Aspirants have to work with time and accuracy in this examination and thus, it is recommended to plan a strategy. According to experts, the candidates get confused during the examination due to the nervousness and examination pressure.  


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