IIFT 2018 Analysis

IIFT 2018 Analysis – The IIFT Exam Analysis is available for exam on December 02, 2018. The IIFT examination took place in one session between 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon and was held smoothly. The paper consists of 6 sections with the varying difficulty level. Even the marking scheme of each section was also different. IIFT did not change the exam pattern and there were 114 questions from General Awareness, Reading Comprehension, English Usage, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, and Data Interpretation. Candidates can get IIFT 2018 Analysis by students and coaching institutes form this page.


IIFT 2018 Exam Analysis

IIFT 2018 Analysis and IIFT 2019 Analysis key terms have been used interchangeably in this page. Candidates who are looking for IIFT 2018 Analysis or IIFT 2019 Analysis have come to the right page. We will provide IIFT Analysis By Student and IIFT Analysis by Coaching Institutes. You can check it below.

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IIFT 2018 Good and Difficult Attempts Analysis

There is the quick anlysis of IIFT 2108 Exam.

IIFT 2018 Analysis in Glance Difficulty Level Good Attempts Expected Cutoff
Quantitative Analysis Difficult 7-9 3-4
General Knowledge Tough 6-8 1-2
Data Interpretation Moderate 5-8 2-3
Logical Reasoning Moderate-Difficult 6-8 4-4.67
Verbal Ability Moderate 10-12 3-3.5
Reading Comprehension Moderate 7-9 2.33-3.00
Overall 32-34

IIFT 2018 Analysis by Students

The student analysis of IIFT 2018 has been released. Candidates can check it below:

Level of IIFT Exam:

  • Difficulty Level – Overall the exam was moderate. The candidates did not find it too difficult but a few section were tough.
  • Change in Exam Pattern – There was no change section wise.

IIFT 2018 Analysis for Quantitative:

  • This was the most difficult section.
  • The questions were tricky and time-consuming.
  • Candidates had to use out of the box thinking to solve it.

IIFT 2018 Analysis for Logical Reasoning: 

  • Questions on Logical Reasoning were also difficult.
  • There were total 4puzzlese in LR.

IIFT 2018 Analysis for Data Interpretation: 

  • There were 5 questions of Data Interpretation and these demanded lots of calculation but were not too tough to solve.

IIFT 2018 Analysis for English:

  • VA was moderate and RC was lengthy but readable.
  • In English there were 5 passages and each had 3/4 questions.
  • The passages were long but the questions were not too tough to solve.

IIFT 2018 Analysis for GK:

  • As per students GK was also moderate.
  • As per students, much preparation was to needed to crack this section.

Pattern of Exam: The exam pattern of IIFT exam was the same as last year. There were 114 questions overall and these were as follows:

S. No. Section No. of Questions Marks per question Total Marks Negative Marks/question
I Reading Comprehension 16 1 16 0.33
II Verbal Ability 20 0.75 15 0.25
III Quantitative Aptitude 20 1 20 0.33
IV Data Interpretation 20 1 20 0.33
V Logical Reasoning 20 1 20 0.33
VI General Awareness 18 0.5 09 0.17
Total 114 100

IIFT Analysis Videos on Youtube

The analysis of IIFT on youtube live is as follows:

IIFT 2018 Detailed Analysis

Quantitative Ability

This sections normally consists of questions from Arithmetic and Modern Maths. Thought the questions requires calculation, candidates who able to attempt even 7-8 questions correctly can clear the cut-off the exam. Overall the section was difficult and time-consuming.

Area No of Questions
Algebra 6
Pure Maths 2
Arithmetic 5
Geometry 6
Venn Diagram 1
Total 20

General Knowledge

Generally, this section questions are form international and national current affairs. Also, interesting questions to the brand advertisement, sports, books etc. With the correct attempts of even 5-6 questions, students will able to clear the cutoff.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Current Affairs 2 Easy
Business and Economy 10 Moderate to Difficult
Miscellaneous 1 Easy
Geography 2 Difficult
Science 1 Difficult
Sports 1 Easy
Books 1 Easy
TOTAL 18 Moderate

Data Interpretation

In this section, calculation plays a major role. In order to solve even one questions requires intensive calculation. There are normally four sets in this section. The cut off for this section is also very low. Though this year, with the right choice of questions, calculations were pretty easier.

Description of the Set Difficulty
Economic Indicators for Different Regions with 2 Tables Moderate-difficult
Bar chart related to Region wise average hotel occupancy. Moderate-difficult
IBM’s global revenue from 2010 to 2017 Easy
LPI indicators of countries in 2018 Easy
Industry indicators from 2008-09 to 2015-16 Moderate

Logical Reasoning 

This is one of the moderate section of the exam and also has a high cutoff. Atleast 40% of Questions in this sections are doable. The problems revolve around puzzles, statement & conclusion etc.

Description of the Set Difficulty Level No of Questions
Missing number in the figure Easy-Moderate 1
Distribution (Job Fair) Easy-Moderate 4
Input-Output Moderate-Difficult 2
Matrix arrangement Moderate-Difficult 4
Venn Diagrams (Sara and Dora) Moderate-Difficult 2
Circular Arrangements Moderate 4
Selections (Blue and Purple Rooms) Moderate-Difficult 3
Total 20

Verbal Ability

This sections can comprise of questions that check the students’ understanding of Language. There are also questions from vocabulary in the form of antonyms, synonyms etc.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Jumble words 3 Difficult
Analogy 2 Weirdly difficult
Fill in the blanks (2 blanks) 3 Easy
Match the column 2 Moderate
Spot the error 2 Easy
Word Roots 4 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Improvement 2 Easy
Para Jumble (4 sentences) 2 Easy
Total 20 Moderate-Difficult

Reading Comprehension

Reading passages are generally long of around 800-1000 words. Questions in RC generally consist of fact-based, vocab based questions etc.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Culture 3 Moderate
Public Intellectuals 3 Difficult
Information flow 4 Difficult
Liberal Arts Education 3 Difficult
GDP 3 Moderate
Total 16 Difficult

IIFT 2018 Analysis by T.I.M.E

One of the reputed coaching institute T.I.M.E has released the IIFT exam analysis. The detailed analysis and expected cut off by the institute has been present here. Answer Key by the institute has been available below.

IIFT 2018 Analysis by Career Launcher

Candidates must also check the analysis by Career Launcher and can compare the expected cut-off, analysis.

IIFT 2018 Answer Key

Once the exam is over, candidates must download the answer key to crosscheck the answers. Using the answer key, candidates could also able to calculate the scores in advance. Thus, it will help to predict if a candidate able to clear the exam. Since IIFT itself does not release official answer key, students have look at the unofficial sources. So, in order to check if a key is correct, you can compare the answer key of 2 or more institutes. Also, in a few days, you will also able to check the detailed solution of the exam.

The IIFT 2018 Answer Key and questions is for IIFT 2019 exam taking place at December 02, 2018.

IIFT 2018 Questions Paper

After the exam, candidates will also able to download the IIFT  2018 questions paper of all the sets. Questions in all the sets are same, the difference appears only in the order of the questions. Apart from this, difficulty level and a number of questions in each set are similar.

IIFT 2019 Result

IIFT institute will release the IIFT 2019 Result soon in the first week of January 2019 or earlier. First, a merit list will release containing the name of students selected for the GD and PI round. Further, the scorecard will be available on the official website to check the final result.

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