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IIFT Exam Pattern And Syllabus

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) annually conducts the IIFT competitive exam for admission into their institutes - IIFT Delhi and IIFT Kolkata. The paper consists of 4 sections - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation, Quantitative Analysis, General Knowledge & Business Knowledge IIFT 2018 will be conducted on 2nd December 2018.
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The IIFT 2018 Syllabus can be broken down as follows -

IIFT 2018 Syllabus -

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension:

  1. Grammar
  2. Synonyms-Antonyms
  3. Fill In The Blanks
  4. Match The Following
  5. Odd Word Out
  6. Jumbled Words & Spellings
  7. Figures Of Speech
  8. Reading Comprehension

Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation:

  1. Coding-Decoding
  2. Input-Output
  3. Number, Symbols, Letter series
  4. Linear and Circular arrangements
  5. Direction Sense

Quantitative Analysis:

  1. Ratio Proportion Variation
  2. Time, Speed & Distance
  3. Averages, Mixtures, & Alligations
  4. Time & Work
  5. Permutations & Combinations
  6. Geometry & Mensuration
  7. Probability
  8. Simple & Compound Interest
  9. Logarithms

General Knowledge & Business Awareness:

  1. Domestic & Global Trade practices
  2. Acquisitions, Mergers
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Government Schemes and policies
  5. History, Geography, Indian Polity
  6. International Relations
  7. Global Business news
  8. Sports, Technology
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How is IIFT different from CAT?

Section CAT IIFT
English Language Inferential Based Fact Based
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Logical & Tricky Calculation Intensive
Quantitative Ability Direct & Indirect Questions More of Direct Questions
General Knowledge Indirect Passage-Based Questions