NTA (National Testing Agency) will officially announce the IIFT entrance test schedule 2021 in August 2020. IIFT entrance test 2021 is expected to be held in the first week of December 2020 and registration for the exam will tentatively start from the second week of September.
All the exam-related events of IIFT 2021 will have specified deadlines. Hence, keeping a track of the IIFT entrance test exam dates 2021 becomes essential for all the candidates. If you’re aspiring to pursue MBA in International Business from any of the IIFT campuses – Delhi and Kolkata, find the complete information about IIFT entrance test schedule 2021 in this article.
Candidates can check the table below to keep track of IIFT entrance test exam dates 2021.
|Events||Important Dates (Tentative)*|
|Release of information brochure||August 2020|
|Online registration for IIFT entrance test 2021||Second week of September – First week of November 2020|
|IIFT application correction window||Second week of November 2020|
|Issuance of IIFT admit card||Third week of November 2020|
|IIFT entrance exam date||First week of December 2020|
|Release of provisional answer key||First week of December 2020|
|Display of final answer key||Second week of December 2020|
|Declaration of IIFT result||Second week of December 2020|
|Release of shortlisted candidates for selection process||Last week of December 2020|
|IIFT dates for GD, PI and WAT||January/February 2021|
|Release of IIFT final merit list||Last week of February 2021|
*Candidates must note that the NTA hasn’t released the IIFT entrance exam dates 2021 yet. The table above follows the previous year’s trends and is subject to be updated as per the IIFT official notification by NTA.
Missing any IIFT event deadline can lead to the disqualification of the candidates from further admission process. Hence, keeping an eye on the IIFT entrance test schedule is imperative. Until the release of the exact schedule, candidates can find the highlights of the tentative exam dates of IIFT entrance test 2021 below.
Submission of IIFT Entrance Test Application Form 2021
NTA has not yet released the entrance exam event schedule for IIFT entrance test. However, as per the expected IIFT entrance test schedule, the IIFT entrance test application form will be released in the second week of September 2020. The last date to submit the application form of IIFT may fall in the first week of November 2021.
Correction Facility for IIFT Entrance Test Application Form 2021
The NTA allows the candidates to rectify the errors made while filling the IIFT application form. The application form correction window is expected to open for a period of three days in the second week of November 2020.
Issuance of Admit Card For IIFT Entrance Test 2021
Admit card is the most crucial document in any entrance exam, including IIFT 2021. Test-takers are generally able to download the IIFT entrance exam admit card a week before the IIFT entrance test. Thus, it can be predicted that the admit card will be released in the third week of November 2020.
IIFT Entrance Exam Date 2021
Usually, the IIFT entrance test is conducted in the first week of December. Thus, candidates can expect the IIFT 2021 entrance exam dates to lie between December 1 and 7, 2020. Check out the table below to know the trend of IIFT entrance exam dates in the last three years.
Past Years’ Trends of IIFT Entrance Exam Date
|Admission Year||IIFT exam date||Conducting body|
|IIFT 2018||December 3, 2017||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade|
|IIFT 2019||December 2, 2018||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade|
|IIFT 2020||December 1, 2019||National Testing Agency|
Note – The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) constituted NTA as a single unit to organize several government-controlled entrance exams to shed off the load from its respective bodies.
NTA releases the official answer key in two phases – provisional answer key and final answer key. Candidates are able to raise objections against the provisional answer key. After considering the genuine objections, a final answer key is released. The provisional answer key of IIFT entrance exam 2021 is expected to be released in the first week of December. On the other hand, the NTA will display the final answer key on IIFT’s official website in the second week of December 2020 along with the result declaration.
Declaration of IIFT Entrance Test Result 2021
Candidates will be able to check the IIFT entrance test result 2021 on the official website of the IIFT entrance test in the second week of December 2020. They need to visit iift.nta.nic.in and login using their IIFT application number and password/date of birth to check their IIFT scorecard.
1. IIFT Shortlisting Dates – Candidates who qualify as per the cut off score released along with the IIFT entrance test results will be shortlisted for the second stage of the selection process. This list of candidates, eligible for Group Discussion (GD), PI (Personal Interview) and WAT (Writing Ability Test), will be released in the last week of December 2020 by IIFT Delhi & Kolkata separately.
2. IIFT Schedule for Selection Process – After the release of IIFT cut off, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the GD, PI, WAT in January 2021. These three selection rounds may get stretched up to the month of February 2021.
3. IIFT Final Merit List Release – Candidates can expect the release of IIFT final merit list for selection in both the campuses of IIFT in the last week of February 2021.
Candidates are advised to keep track of the latest updates in the IIFT entrance test exam dates 2021 through this page.
As per the last year's trends, the IIFT entrance test 2021 is expected to take place in the first week of December. However, the National Testing Agency is yet to release the official IIFT Entrance Test Exam Dates 2021.
Candidates will be marked eligible to appear for further selection rounds of IIFT 2021 after qualifying the entrance exam (to be held in December 2020). The IIFT selection process (including Group Discussion, Personal Interview, and Written Ability Test) shall be performed in Jan-Feb 2021. The candidates who perform up to the mark in the selection rounds will be included in the IIFT final merit list. Afterwards, selected candidates need to report at the IIFT campus to complete the document verification process and submit admission fee.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has set no limit on the number of attempts for taking IIFT entrance test. However, candidates must fulfil all the eligibility criteria to appear in IIFT entrance test.
Although the exact schedule of IIFT entrance exam 2021 is yet to be released by NTA, the IIFT application form submission window is expected to remain open till the first week of November 2020.
The NTA will declare the result 7-10 days after conducting the IIFT entrance exam 2021. As per the tentative schedule based on the IIFT event calendar of last year, the IIFT entrance exam result 2021 shall be declared in the second week of December 2021.
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