IIFT 2016 Exam – Paper Pattern, Cutoffs, and Answer Key

November 28th, 2016 by

IIFT 2016 exam was conducted yesterday. Now that we have had some time to look at the paper, we can definitely say a few things: 1. It was definitely harder than last time 2. The paper had a bunch of errors (Separate post about that in a little while) 3. GK section had some easy questions but some weird ones too (complete review of IIFT GK) Given below is a complete breakdown of the IIFT Paper. IIFT 2016 Expected Cutoffs Overall cutoff - 43 to 45 There are couple of reasons we believe that it would be lower than last year. The biggest one of them is the fact that there were wro

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IIFT 2016 General Knowledge Questions Answers and Expected Cutoff

November 27th, 2016 by

IIFT 2016 exam was conducted today. I have had a chat with of few of my students and there seems to be some errors in the paper, specially where the Logical Reasoning part is concerned. Also, the paper was tougher than last year which might cause the cutoffs to dip. I will probably write a slightly more detailed post on it tomorrow. For now, I would like to focus on the General Knowledge section. IIFT 2016 General Knowledge Paper Pattern and Cutoff The paper was relative easier than last year. Perhaps couple of populist questions on movies made it that way. Some of the questions on Bi

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Everything you need for IIFT GK – Free mock, past papers, pattern, and cutoffs

November 22nd, 2016 by

IIFT exam is less than a week away and quite a few students are worried about the General Knowledge section. The primary reason for such a feeling is that they have prepared for topics like Quant and Verbal for more than 6 months whereas GK has been neglected. If you are in that category, my suggestion to them would be - don't worry. There is absolutely no need to worry. First of all, the cutoff for IIFT GK is traditionally on the lower side. Even if you can dedicate 10-15 hours towards General Knowledge preparation, rest assured you will clear the cutoff. As a matter of fact, you should b

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Free Online Class on How to prepare for General Knowledge

November 8th, 2016 by

IIFT 2016 exam is just around the corner. While your preparation for Quant and Verbal must be great, it is important that you do not neglect General Knowledge. There is nothing more heartbreaking than to find a student who has cleared the overall cutoff for IIFT but missed out because he / she did not clear the sectional cutoff for GK. Before you ask - Yes! There is a sectional cutoff for GK in IIFT. It is on the lower side but it is definitely there. I will discussing some ideas around General Knowledge Preparation for IIFT in the free class on Thursday (8 PM). MISB Bocconi, a Mumbai

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Tips for CAT 2016 – Preparation Strategy for the last month

November 2nd, 2016 by

CAT 2016 is around 1 month away. You might be a student who is confident because you have finished the syllabus. You might be a student who is worried because you have not given enough number of mocks. You might be a student who has lost hope and is mentally prepared to take the exam again next year. Whatever the case may be, it is perfectly natural to be confused at this stage of CAT preparation. As a matter of fact, I would be really surprised if you are a serious CAT aspirant and not confused at this stage. In this post, I will try to spout some ‘gyaan’. I know that I would be stati

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