IIFT 2022 – MBA IB Answer Key Released, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

IIFT 2022:  The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the notification and schedule for IIFT 2022 in September 2021. IIFT 2022 is conducted once before admissions in the academic year 2022 for admission to MBA (International Business Degree Program) Session 2022- 24 for IIFT Campuses in New Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada (AP). The  IIFT 2022 application was available soon on the official website till October 15, 2021. Admit Card has been released on November 27, 2021. The exam was on December 05,23, 2021. The answer key has been released. The result will be available soon on the official website of NTA.  For more details about IIFT 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus keep reading this article.


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IIFT 2022

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has entrusted the responsibility to the NTA from 2020 onwards for conducting MBA(International Business) a six-trimester general management program with a focus on International Business for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country’s growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management. Candidates are advised to go through the Information Bulletin available on NTA’s website carefully and ensure their eligibility to appear in the IIFT 2022.

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Official Website iift.nta.nic.in

Important Dates

The expected dates regarding IIFT 2022 are provided below:

Event Dates
Registration Start 02 Sep 2021
Last Date of Registration 15 Oct 2021
Last Date of Application Fees 15 Oct 2021
Application Correction 17-26 Oct 2021
Printing of Admit Cards 27 Nov Dec 2021
Date of Examination 05, 23 Dec 2021
Display of Question Paper & Answer Key 05 Jan 2022
Declaration of Result Feb 2022

IIFT 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of IIFT 2022 is provided below:

For General / Reserved Category Candidates

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories].
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to the submission of proof of requisite qualification.
  • There is no age limit for appearing in this examination

For Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to the submission of proof of requisite qualification.
  • In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to the IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as of 31st December 2021 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window.
  • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The
    Foreign Nationals who are present in India at the time of the IIFT entrance test are required to take the same.
  • The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2021. GMAT taken before 1st January 2019 is not valid.
  • If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2020) such as CAT
    /XAT /IIFT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply.

IIFT 2022 Application Form

The submission of the Online Application Form may be done by accessing the NTA website iift.nta.nic.in only. Candidate must ensure that the e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are his/ her own as all information /communication will be sent by NTA on the e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only. The candidates are advised to retain the same mobile number and e-mail-id in use which they have furnished in the application form because the important information may be given to the candidates through SMS or e-mail.

Application Fee & Mode of Payment

  • General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL): Rs 2500/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs 1000/-
  • For Foreign Nationals/NRIs: US$ 200 / Rs.15,000/-
  • Mode of Payment: Payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PAYTM/UPI Service.

How to apply

Candidates have to apply for IIFT MBA(IB)- 2022 “Online” ONLY by accessing the website iift.nta.nic.in.  The Application shall not be accepted in any other mode. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected. No correction can be made at a later stage after the submission of an application. No change will be accepted through fax/application including e-mail etc.

It is suggested that the Candidates have the following ready before starting the filling of the online application

  • All qualification details.
  • Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb).
  • A Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb).
  • Scanned a clear copy of certificates indicating Category and/or subcategory as applicable in JPG/JPEG format (size between 50 kb–300 kb).
  • A valid e-mail Id as all communication will be made on this e-mail Id.
  • A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number.

Steps to Apply Online

  • Step-1: Register for Online Application Form.
  • Step-2: Complete the Application Form.
  • Step-3: Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature, and Candidate’s Caste
    Certificate if the Candidate is applying Under GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, or PwD Category.
  • Step-4: Payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PAYTM/UPI Service.

IIFT 2022 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website as per the schedule. Candidates must check that all the details mentioned in the admit card are correct, and in case of any discrepancy contact the officials as soon as possible. It must be remembered that it is necessary to bring the IIFT Admit Card to the exam center on the day of the exam.

Mode of Admission

Admission to the course is:

  • On the basis of Computer Based Test, Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment, and Interview.
  • Those candidates shortlisted from the Computer Based Test, will be called for Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview to be held in March / April 2021 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Mumbai. The Institute reserves the right to add/delete any Centre if required.
  • Selection criteria for shortlisting of candidates for GD/PI and final selection to MBA(IB) Programme at IIFT is available at www.iift.edu.

IIFT 2022 Exam Pattern

The examination pattern is as follows :

  • The medium of Examination will be in English.
  • The Computer Based Online Test is a multiple choice objective type (in English) of 120 minutes.
  • Paper consists of questions covering English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, and Quantitative Analysis.

Exam City

While applying, candidates have to select any four cities of their choice. The efforts will be made to allow the city of examination to the candidates in order of the choice opted by them in their application form. However, due to administrative reasons, a different city may be allotted. Especially if a city has not been opted by a minimum number (say 200) of candidates.

IIFT 2022 Answer key

After the MBA (IB)-2022 examinations, the NTA will display provisional Answer Keys & Question Paper attempted by the candidate on the NTA’s website iift.nta.nic.in. The date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website for the same. The Candidates will be able to challenge provisional answer keys, and this challenge will be accepted online only through the link available on the website on payment of a processing fee of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card/Net banking/ PAYTM/UPI services. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.

IIFT 2022 NTA Score

The result of IIFT 2022 is compiled on the basis of the final answer key declared. The decision of expert(s) w.r.t the Answer Key(s) shall be final. No grievance with regard to answering key(s) after the declaration of result of MBA (IB)- 2022 will be entertained and there shall be no revaluation.

IIFT 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What are the eligibility criteria for IIFT 2022?

Answer: Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of the SC, ST, and PwD categories).

Question: Is there any age limit for IIFT 2022?

Answer: No, there are no upper age limits.

Question: What is the admission procedure of IIFT 2022?

Answer: Candidates need to qualify in IIFT 2022 Entrance and allotted colleges after counseling.

Question: What are the application fees for IIFT 2022?

Answer: General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL): Rs 2000/- , SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs 1000/- , and For Foreign Nationals /NRIs: US$ 150 / Rs.9,500/-

Question: What is the Question Pattern of IIFT 2022?

Answer:  The Computer Based Online Test of multiple choice objective type (in English).

Question: What is the test duration?

Answer:  The duration of the test will be 120 minutes.

Question: Is there any Direct Admission Process?

Answer:  No.

Question: Does IIFT 2022 have a syllabus for examination preparation?

Answer: Yes, covering English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, and Quantitative Analysis.


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