IIFT exam cutoff is dependent on various factors such as difficulty level of the exam, number of test takers etc. The most challenging part in the IIFT exam are the two cut-offs, one is the sectional cutoff for each section, and the other is the overall cutoff for the IIFT exam. Candidates need to qualify both sectional and overall cutoff to be eligible for the next stage of the admission process. IIFT Previous years cutoff can be used to gauge the cutoff in the past year and the difficulty level of the paper. IIFT declares its cutoff along with the scorecard of the IIFT exam. Below is the screenshot of IIFT 2018 scorecard with the cutoff for reference.

IIFT Cutoff Score Card Result

In this article, we will discuss the IIFT sectional cutoff and overall IIFT exam cutoff for the year 2018,2017,2016 and 2015. These cutoffs are official cutoff as declared by the IIFT exam authorities. Analysing the cutoff, you will observe that sectional cutoff is not that high. Hence the strategy to cack the IIFT exam is to clear all the sectional cutoffs and boost your score in the section which are your strong area. Try to clear the sectional cutoff first rather than maximising the score as there are many cases when candidates have scored a lot more than the overall cutoff but could not make it to the second round because cutoff of one of the section was not cleared. Attempt the paper judiciously and in proper time management to crack the IIFT exam.

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IIFT 2018 Cutoff

The pattern of the IIFT 2018 question paper was divided into six sections, namely Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Current Affairs. In total, there were 114 questions with variable marking in each section, which was to be attempted in 2 hours. Below is the sectional and the overall cutoff for the IIFT 2018 exam.

IIFT 2018 Sectional Cutoff

IIFT Sectional Cutoff 2018
SectionSectional Cutoff
Verbal Ability2.75 out of 15
Reading Comprehension3.34 out of 16
Data Interpretation1.01 out of 20
Logical Reasoning2.36 out of 20
General Knowledge1.14 out of 9
Quantitative Aptitude2.34 out of 20

IIFT 2018 Overall Exam Cutoff

Overall IIFT 2018 Cutoff
For female candidates who have cleared all the sectional cut offs, the minimum marks have been lowered down by
2%.
CategoryOverall IIFT 2018 Cutoff
General / Open Category32.25
OBC NCL27.25
SC22.25
ST20.26
PH22.25

IIFT 2017 Cutoff

The pattern of the IIFT 2017 question paper was divided into six sections, namely Reading Comprehension, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Current Affairs. In total, there were 114 questions with variable marking in each section, which was to be attempted in 2 hours. Below is the sectional and the overall cutoff for the IIFT 2017 exam.

IIFT 2017 Sectional Cutoff

IIFT Sectional Cutoff 2017
SectionSectional Cutoff
Verbal Ability3.35 out of 20
Reading Comprehension2.69 out of 16
Data Interpretation0.25 out of 15
Logical Reasoning5.67 out of 20
General Knowledge0.82 out of 9
Quantitative Aptitude3.01 out of 20

IIFT 2017 Overall Exam Cutoff

Overall IIFT 2017 Cutoff
CategoryOverall IIFT 2017 Cutoff
General / Open Category35.5
OBC NCL30.5
SC20.02
ST22.69
PH23.36

IIFT 2016 Cutoff

The pattern of the IIFT 2016 question paper was divided into four sections, namely Reading Comprehension, &Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Current Affairs. In total, there were 123 questions with variable marking in each section, which was to be attempted in 2 hours. Below is the sectional and the overall cutoff for the IIFT 2016 exam.

IIFT 2016 Sectional Cutoff

IIFT Sectional Cutoff 2016
SectionSectional Cutoff
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension9.67
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning8
General Knowledge1.99
Quantitative Aptitude4.01

IIFT 2016 Overall Exam Cutoff

Overall IIFT 2016 Cutoff
CategoryOverall IIFT 2016 Cutoff
General / Open Category48.5
OBC43.5
SC38.5
ST27.17
PH28.85

IIFT 2015 Cutoff

The pattern of the IIFT 2015 question paper was divided into four sections, namely Reading Comprehension, &Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Current Affairs. In total, there were 124 questions with variable marking in each section, which was to be attempted in 2 hours. Below is the sectional and the overall cutoff for the IIFT 2015 exam.

IIFT 2015 Sectional Cutoff

IIFT Sectional Cutoff 2015
SectionSectional Cutoff
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension8.75
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning8.68
General Knowledge0.82
Quantitative Aptitude4.34

IIFT 2015 Overall Exam Cutoff

Overall IIFT 2015 Cutoff
CategoryOverall IIFT 2015 Cutoff
General / Open Category48.5
OBC43.5
SC38.5
ST38.5
PH38.5

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