IIFT 2014 entrance test for MBA in International Business was held on 23 November, 2014. The paper had different format with different sectional pattern. Overall, there were 118 questions carrying 100 marks with the difficulty level a bit higher than the previous year. There was negative marking of one-third of the alloted marks.

IIFT entrance test was of 2 hours duration conducted from 10 AM to 12 Noon in pen-paper format. The test was divided in 4 sections:

  1. Logical Reasoning
  2. Quant & DI
  3. General Awareness
  4. Verbal Ability & RC

IIFT 2014 Snapshot

Section Area  Questions  Marks/Q  Total Marks
Logical Reasoning  20  20
Quant Ability  20  20
Data Interpretation  15  15
3 General Awareness 26 0.5 13
4 Reading Comprehension 17 1 17
4 Verbal Ability 20 0.75 15

Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning had 20 questions. Every correct answer carried 1 mark. There were long problem sets and short question sets based on syllogisms, input-output analysis. 14 questions were based on long paragraphs.

Quant & DI

There were 20 questions on quant and 15 questions on DI. Each qiestion carried 1 mark. Questions on Quant were based on varying topics of Geometry, Algebra, Arithmetic, Modern Math.

DI question sets were based on Data Table, Tabular based data, bar diagrams, pie charts.

General Awareness

There were 26 questions on current affairs, who's who, conventional GK. Each correct answer carried the weightage of 0.5 mark. 

Verbal Ability & RC

There were 37 questions in this section. There were 4 lengthy Reading Comprehension passages followed by 17 questions. RC part in Verbal Ability section carried 1 mark for every correct answer. Other questions on Verbal Ability were 20 in number carrying 0.75 mark for every correct answer.

20 questions on Verbal ability carrying 0.75 mark each were based on sentence rewriting, Fill in the blanks, spelling correction, correction in paragraph sentences, Analogy, Preposition usage, Odd man out in vocabulary based questions, Formation of words, parajumbles.