IIFT surprises the aspirants with a varied number of questions every year.
Analysis: IIFT over the past 5 years
Year Sections No. of Questions
Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, General Awareness
Reasoning & Business Decision Making,
Quantitative Ability. Data Interpretation,
Verbal Ability, General Knowledge
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning,
General Knowledge and Current Affairs,
Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability
Logic & Data Interpretation
IIFT 2011 Analysis
IIFT 2011 exam was held on Sunday, November 27, 2011. The paper had 120 questions divided into six sections. The paper was quite lengthy. Each question had four options and the extent of the negative marking was 1/3rd of the marks allotted to the question. The overall difficulty level was moderate.
The Quantitative Ability section had 24 questions from Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Permutation & Combination and Probability. The overall difficulty level was easy to moderate.
The Reading Comprehension section had 15 questions. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. The English Usage section had 20 questions from Vocabulary, which had further questions on Synonyms, Antonyms, Figure of Speech and Idioms. The other questions were on grammar, para completion, sentence jumble and word jumble. The difficulty level was easy to moderate.
The Logical Reasoning section had 21 questions. The difficulty level of the section was easy. The Logical Reasoning sets were shorter compared to last year. There were few questions from verbal Logic as well. The other questions arrived from Blood Relations, Team Selection, Arrangement, Coding Decoding, Information based sets, Syllogisms and Course of Action. This section had 21 questions. The difficulty level was tougher than last year. The section had a mix of questions from static GK as well as current affairs. The question types were on personality n awards, business and economy. The difficulty level of the section was moderate to tough.
The aspirants looking forward for IIFT should have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline from a recognized University. Candidates appearing for their final year exam can also apply.
Important Dates for IIFT 2012
IIFT 2012 will be conducted on Sunday, November 25, 2012. The announcement was made in mid July. The application process got over on September 3, 2012.