IIFT Cut Off 2021-22: Sectional Cut off, & Previous Year Cut off

IIFT Cut Off 2021: The IIFT 2021 cut-offs for MBA (IB) admission 2021 may vary as the IIFT test pattern and scoring methodology change. The cutoffs for MBA (IB) admission in 2021 at IIFT are expected to be between 115 and 120 out of a total of 300. The shortlisting by IIFT, on the other hand, shall be determined by the sectional cut-offs. If a candidate fails to meet the sectional cutoff, he or she will not be considered for any of IIFT’s three campuses.

Determining Factors for IIFT Cut Offs

The IIFT Exam cut-off date for 2021 will be established based on the following factors:

  1. The number of applicants that took the IIFT test in 2021
  2. Number of applicants who pass the exam
  3. The IIFT question paper’s difficulty level
  4. There are a limited number of places available at IIFT (three campuses)

IIFT Cutoff Release Date 2021

Events

Dates

IIFT 2020 Result

February 16, 2021

IIFT Cutoff 2020

3rd week of February 2021

Sectional Cut-Off for the IIFT 2021

Sections

Number of Questions

Ideal Attempts

IIFT Cut Offs

Quantitative Ability

25

10-12

11-13

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

35

22-25

28-30

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation

30

11-12

13-15

General Awareness

20

6-8

5-6.5

Total

110

Overall Cut-off* – 115-117

IIFT Expected Cut Off 2021: Category-Wise Cut Off

Check out the predicted cut-offs for IIFT 2021 admissions per category below.

Category

Expected IIFT 2021 cut off

General

125-130

OBC

100-105

SC-ST

80-85

IIFT 2020 Cut Off 

In January 2020, the IIFT, Delhi published admission cut-offs for all categories. See the tables below for overall and sectional cut-offs for IIFT entrance 2020.

Cut-offs for the IIFT 2020

Category

Overall IIFT 2020 cut off

General

138

General-EWS / OBC-NCL

115.5

SC / ST/ PwD

89

Cut-offs for the IIFT 2020: Section-by-Section

Section

Total Marks

Cut-offs for General, General – EWS and OBC – NCL

Cut-off marks for SC, ST and PwD

General Awareness

30

5

4.5

Reading Comprehensive (RC) & Verbal Ability (VA)

105

34

28

Data Interpretation (DI) & Logical reasoning (LR)

90

22

20

Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

75

15

12

IIFT 2019 Cut Off

The section-wise IIFT 2019 cut-offs are provided here, based on which candidates were shortlisted for IIFT admission.

Sections

Delhi Campus

Kolkata Campus

Kakinada Campus

Data Interpretation

3-4

3

3

Logical Reasoning

5.5

5

4.5

General Knowledge

1

0.85

0.80

Reading Comprehension

3

2.5

2

Verbal Ability

4

3.5

3

Quantitative Aptitude

4.5

4

3.5

Overall

36

34

32

IIFT 2018 Cut Off

The table below shows the 2018 admission cut-offs per category. These are the overall admission cut-offs.

Category

Cut off (out of 100)

General

32.25

OBC

27.25

ST

20.26

SC

22.25

PwD

22.25

Cut-Offs for the IIFT in 2017

The table below shows the 2017 admission cut-offs by category. These are the overall admission cut-offs.

Category

Cut off (out of 100)

General

48.5

OBC

43.5

ST

27.17

SC

38.5

PwD

28.85

IIFT Cut Off 2021: Key Points

  • The cut-offs for the three IIFT campuses – Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada – vary.
  • After the results are declared, the IIFT cut-off for 2021 will be decided and publicized in February.
  • The projected cut-off for the IIFT 2021 Delhi campus would be around 105-130 (raw score out of 300).
  • Candidates that fulfill the (sectional and total) cut-offs will be shortlisted for the IIFT admission process’s second round 2021.

Significant Changes Affecting IIFT 2021 Cut Offs

The IIFT cut-offs are determined by the difficulty level of the IIFT 2021 exam, the IIFT scoring system, the total number of students sitting the test, and the overall intake at the three Indian Institute of Foreign Trade campuses (IIFT). Changes to the IIFT 2021 exam may have an impact on IIFT cutoff predictions:

  • Exam sections for the IIFT 2021 exam have been reduced from six to four.
  • Exam difficulty level expected to go down
  • The scoring pattern changed to 300 maximum marks from earlier 100 marks
  • There are three sections, with a scoring system of +3 points for each correct answer and -1 point for each incorrect response.
  • GK segment with the lowest scoring pattern of +1.5 point for each correct answer and -0.50 point for each incorrect answer
  • Sectional cut-offs are anticipated to alter as a result.

Must Read: IIFT Answer Key

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will issue the IIFT 2022 answer key in January. Once the final IIFT 2022 answer key is released, candidates can download it from the official website. The final answer key is usually released on the same day as the IIFT result announcement, but last year it was posted on the official website two days after the IIFT result announcement.

  • IIFT Answer Key

We have covered everything related to IIFT Cut Off 2021. If you have any doubts, feel free to ask any queries in the comment section below.

FAQs related to IIFT Cut off 2021-22

Are there different cut-off grades for different categories of students in the IIFT?

Yes, the cutoff marks for the IIFT vary per category. The IIFT cut off for General category students is greater than for Reserved category students.

Even if I don’t meet the IIFT cut-off requirements, will I be considered for the Group Discussion and Interview round?

No, meeting the admission cutoff is the only need to advance to the Group Discussion and Interview round.

Is the IIFT score transferable to other MBA programs?

The IIFT score is only valid for admission to IIFT Institutes. There is no other institute that accepts the IIFT test score for MBA admission.

How long is the IIFT test score valid?

The IIFT test score is only valid for one year. If a student decides to drop a year, they must retake the IIFT admission test the following year.

Is it necessary for a candidate to also pass sectional IIFT cut off?

Yes, candidates must also pass sectional cut-offs in order to be admitted to IIFT.

What if I pass through the overall IIFT cut-off but not the sectional cut-off? Will I still be considered for the further rounds?

If a candidate fails to meet the sectional IIFT cut off, they will not be considered for the essay writing, GD, or PI rounds.

Do entrance IIFT cut off change amongst IIFT campuses?

The admission cut-offs for IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata, and IIFT Kakinada are all different. However, all three institutes use the same admissions method.

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