IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card- Dates, How to Download, Exam Guidelines

National Testing Agency, the conducting body of IIFT, releases the IIFT entrance exam admit card online. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) entrance exam is anticipated to be held in the month of December, 2020. Admit cards for the IIFT entrance test 2021 shall be issued just before the exam in November 2020 on the official IIFT website i.e. iift.nta.nic.in. 

In order to download the IIFT entrance test admit card 2021, candidates need their IIFT login credentials (application number and password). The IIFT admit card is an important document that has to be carried mandatorily by candidates on the exam day. Moreover, along with the IIFT Entrance test admit card, a candidate must also carry a valid photo ID (in original). 

Details on how to download the IIFT admit card and other relevant exam-related information is elaborated in the article further.  

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IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021 – Important Dates

The official notification for IIFT entrance exam 2021 will be rolled out in August 2020. In the meanwhile, candidates can check the tentative dates for IIFT 2021 events in the below table:

IIFT Entrance Test 2021 Schedule

Events Important Dates (Tentative)
Availability of IIFT admit card 2021  Third week of November 2020
IIFT entrance exam 2021 First week of December 2020
Availability of answer key and challenge date Third week of December 2020
IIFT final answer key 2020 Second week of December 2020
Announcement of IIFT 2021 final result Second week of December 2020
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for further selection process  Fourth week of December 2020

IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021 – How to Download?

Candidates who register themselves for IIFT 2021 must download the admit card. The IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021 will be issued by NTA. The steps to download the IIFT admit card 2021 are mentioned below.

Step 1: Go to the official website of IIFT, i.e iift.nta.nic.in

Step 2: On the homepage, click on “Download IIFT admit card” 

Step 3: Enter your application number and password/date of birth in the space provided

Step 4: Enter the case-sensitive captcha 

Step 5: Click on submit button to get IIFT admit card

Step 6: Make sure to download the admit card and take 2-3 printouts of the same 

Details Printed on IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021

Once the IIFT admit card is downloaded, make sure to go through the details provided on the same. Given below are the details that must be mentioned on the IIFT admit card 2021:

  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Roll Number
  3. Gender
  4. Category
  5. Application number
  6. Exam Date, time and venue
  7. Exam Venue Address
  8. Candidate’s Photograph
  9. Candidate’s Signature
  10. Exam Instructions

How to handle discrepancy/error in IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021? 

If a candidate finds any error or mistake in his/her IIFT admit card, he/she must get it rectified from the concerned authorities before the exam. NTA has deputed a senior administrative officer to resolve the errors in IIFT hall tickets of the candidates. The concerned person can be notified regarding the error(s) via call or email at the below given contact details: ​

Mr Gaurav Gulati, Senior Administrative Officer (Academics)

Contact Numbers: 26857908 (Direct), 26965051, 26965124, 26965300, 26966563 PBX

E-Mail: admissions@iift.ac.in OR gaurav@iift.ac.in.

What if I forget my IIFT login credentials? 

IIFT login credentials (application number and password) are pivotal in order to download the IIFT admit card 2021. In case a candidate forgets his/her credentials, he/she can retrieve the same by following the steps given below.

How to retrieve IIFT application number?

Step 1: In order to get back the application number, a candidate needs to click on ‘forgot application number?’ 

Step 2: Enter your name, father’s name, mother’s name, your date of birth, security pin (captcha code) 

Step 3: Then, click on “get application number” 

Step 4: You will receive your application number on your registered email ID

How to retrieve IIFT password?

Step 1: To retrieve the forgotten password , click on “forgot password?”

Step 2: There will three options available on-screen:

  • Option 1: Using security question & its answer (chosen during form filling)
  • Option 2: Using a verification code sent via text message (SMS) to your registered mobile number
  • Option 3: Using a reset link sent via email to your registered email address. 

Step 3: Choose an option and follow the instructions to recover your IIFT password. 

Note – In case you forget your IIFT password, you may also login using the combination of your application number and date of birth. 

Things to carry with IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021

A candidate must carry the following requisites along with the IIFT admit card on the day of the entrance exam: 

(i) Any of the following photo IDs:  

  • PAN card
  • Aadhar card
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving license
  • Passport
  • College ID proof


(ii) Recent passport size photograph.

Inability to carry the IIFT admit card, a valid photo ID and a recent passport size photograph to the exam hall may lead to cancellation of candidature. 

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Prohibited Objects in IIFT Entrance Exam Hall 

Candidates should also be aware of the restricted items in IIFT exam hall. The list of restricted items include:   

  • Mobile phone
  • Smartwatches
  • Bluetooth device
  • Drawing instruments
  • Calculators
  • Other electronic gazettes 

IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card 2021 – Exam Day Guidelines

  1. Carry an original photo identity proof issued by a government body along with your IIFT entrance exam admit card
  2. It is advisable to reach the IIFT exam centre at least half an hour before the reporting time to avoid any last minute chaos
  3. Read all the instructions mentioned on the IIFT hall ticket carefully
  4. Don’t carry valuables like jewellery, sunglasses, or any other precious belonging while appearing for the IIFT entrance exam.  

IIFT Entrance Test Admit Card – FAQS

✔️ What is the mode of IIFT entrance exam 2021?

National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the IIFT entrance test in an online computer-based mode only.

✔️ Is it mandatory to carry an identity proof along with IIFT entrance test admit card 2021?

Yes. It is mandatory to carry any of the government-issued photo ID proofs such as Passport, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Election I-Card, etc. along with the IIFT admit card 2021.

✔️ Can a candidate download his/her IIFT admit card more than once?

Yes. In case a candidate misplaces his/her IIFT admit card 2021, he/she can visit the website of IIFT to download the admit card again. The downloading process remains the same every time you need to download the IIFT admit card .

✔️ Is it necessary to carry a coloured printout of the IIFT admit card 2021?

There is no mention of carrying a coloured printout of the IIFT admit card to the exam hall. Still, it is recommended to carry a coloured printout for better visibility of the candidate’s photograph on the IIFT admit card and for easy identification by the exam invigilator.

✔️ When will the IIFT 2021 admit card be issued? Where can I download the same?

The admit card for IIFT 2021 is expected to be issued in the third week of November 2020. Candidates must login on the official website i.e. iift.nta.nic.in to download the admit card using their IIFT application number and password/date of birth.

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