IIFT 2020 Notification (2020-2022)

IIFT 2020 is going to be conducted online in the form of a Computer Based Test (CBT). IIFT 2020 Notification has been released on 21st August 2019. The IIFT Registration process will start on 9th September 2019 according to the IIFT 2020 Notification that was released by NTA (National Testing Agency). The IIFT 2020 exam will be conducted on 1st December 2019 with the result declaration on 11th December 2019. The IIFT 2020 Exam will be administered in one slot from 10am to 12 noon across multiple centers. While the exact number is not known, IIFT draws around 50 to 55 Thousand test takers every year.

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IIFT 2020 Important Dates

The IIFT 2020 Notification was released on 21st August 2019 from the National Testing Agency (NTA). The IIFT 2020 Notification has confirmed some of the important dates that the candidate has to be keep in mind. These IIFT 2020 important dates are:

  • IIFT Registration starts: 9th September 2019
  • IIFT Registration ends: 25th October 2019
  • IIFT Admit Cards Available: 19th November 2019
  • IIFT Exam Date: 1st December 2019 (10 am to 12 noon)
  • IIFT Score Card/ Result Declaration: 11th December 2019

The IIFT 2019 Result was declared on 18th January 2019 on the official website.

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IIFT 2020 Application Form & Fee

The IIFT 2020 Application form is a common form for both the IIFT 2020 exam and IIFT 2020 B-School Application. There is no separate application fee for applying to IIFT Delhi or IIFT Kolkata. The candidates are required to submit their application within the given time period (9th September 2019 to 25th October 2019). The mode of submission is online only. The option of submitting your application offline is no longer available. There is no provision for late registration. Students have the option of requesting a change in the test centre by paying an extra fee for the same. The Application Fee for IIFT 2020 is as follows:

  • Application Fee for General (open category) students: INR 1650
  • Application Fee for OBC category students: INR 1650
  • Application Fee for SC category students: INR 825
  • Application Fee for ST category students: INR 825
  • Application Fee for PwD category students: INR 825
  • Application Fee for NRI category students: INR 5500
  • Application Fee for foreign nationals: INR 5500
  • Additional Fee for change in center: INR 1000

IIFT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

According to the IIFT Notification, to be eligible for IIFT 2020 a candidate requires:

  • A recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% in the case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories).
  • Candidates (final year students) appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October 2019.
  • No age limit.

IIFT 2020: How to Register?

  • Candidates can register for IIFT 2020 through the online application form available on the official website. The online registration will start from 9th September 2019.
  • The first step in the process is to register. The registration form requires candidates to submit their basic information. Please note that the information needs to be submitted carefully as it cannot be amended later.
  • After successful submission of the registration form, candidates will receive their Registration number and Password on the email id provided in the registration form.
  • Use the provided login credentials to access the application form.
  • Fill in the required, personal information and academic details.
  • Double check the information entered before saving any information or submitting the application form.
  • The last step is to make the payment.
  • Once the payment has been received, you will receive the payment confirmation on the registered email address.
  • The final date of registration is 25th October 2019.

IIFT 2020 Admit Card

The IIFT 2020 Admit Card was released on 19th November 2020 which is slightly delayed compared to the expected timeline. It is available for download on the official IIFT exam website (www.iift.nta.nic.in). In order to download the IIFT 2020 Admit Card, the given steps need to be followed:

  1. Login into the IIFT portal: The candidates have an option of using their Application Number and Password or their Application Number and Date of Birth.
  2. Click on the IIFT 2020 Admit Card button that appears on the screen after logging in.

The IIFT 2020 Admit Card contains several details such as the personal details of the candidate, the date and timing of the IIFT 2020 Exam, the venue of the IIFT 2020 Exam and the instructions for the IIFT 2020 Exam.

IIFT 2020 Exam: Things you need to carry

Candidates need to carry:

  • Print out of the online admit card and reach the exam center on 1st Dec 2019 by latest 9 am. Under no circumstances students will be allowed to enter the exam centre after 10 am.
  • One of the following documents for Identification
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Driving Licence
    • Voter I-Card
    • PAN Card or
    • Passport

Why the exam is called IIFT 2020 instead of IIFT 2019?

The exam is called IIFT 2020 instead of IIFT 2019 even though the exam is conducted in the year 2019. The reason being the students are selected for admission in the 2020 batch i.e. MBA 2020-2022 batch of IIFT.

Institutes that accept IIFT Score

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kakinada (expected to launch its first batch this year)