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April 19, 2018

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How to ace GK section in IIFT?

This year in IIFT also section of GKCA (General Knowledge on Current Affairs) will be a tricky. 

Important dates for you 

IIFT Registration Start Date: July 2018
IIFT Registration End Date: September 2018
Last date to apply online and submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals and NRIs: 15th February 2019
Written Examination: November 2018
10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

In every IIFT paper, GK plays a very vital role. That is why; each and every candidate should take it very seriously. The questions based on GK covers of wide areas like business and economy, national and international trade, brands and products recognition, politics, books and author, etc.

Here we can have a quick look at how GK section has weighed in IIFT 2009, IIFT 2010, IIFT 2011, IIFT 2012, IIFT 2013, IIFT 2014, IIFT 2015 and IIFT 2016: -

Exam Edition Total Marks Number of Questions Marks per Question Max Marks
IIFT 2009 8 20 0.4 8
IIFT 2010 12 30 0.4 12
IIFT 2011 10.5 21 0.5 10.5
IIFT 2012 14 28 0.5 14
IIFT 2013 14 28 0.5 14
IIFT 2014 13 26 0.5 13
IIFT 2015 14 28 0.5 14
IIFT 2016 12.5 25 0.5 12.5


Suggested topics for IIFT GK Section

  • Few important general awareness category worth revising are:
  • International Bodies, their functions, their chief personals and their offices. For instance; United Nations, IMF, BRICS. etc.
  • Major Sporting Events and Awards of the year like Olympics, Winter Olympics, CWG India, Asian Games, Tennis, Cricket, Football, Chess, Billiards, etc.
  • Major political events
  • Other economy related events like FDI, Fll, Stock market, etc.  
Read More General Awareness Topic - PM Modi's South Korea visit

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