IIFT Admit Card 2024: Check IIFT Hall Ticket Download Date & Official Link

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam 2024 ( IIFT )

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Vipra ShrivastavaSenior Manager - Content

Updated on Feb 22, 2024 18:11 IST

IIFT admit card 2024 will not be released as the entrance exam is not being conducted this year. The IIFT Delhi has announced that the selection of candidates for MBA programmes will be based on CAT 2023 scores for the 2024-26 batch. Which means aspirants had to appear for the CAT exam for admission to IIFT. 

Until last year, the NTA used to conduct the IIFT entrance exam for admission to MBA International Business programme. The agency would conduct the registration process and exam, as well as issue the admit cards.

Note: For admission to 2024 batch, IIFT did not conduct the entrance exam and selected students on the basis of CAT 2023 score.


Q:   In which cities is IIFT exam conducted?


The IIFT exam is usually conducted in about 63 cities including Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Patna, Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur, Delhi/New Dehi, Panaji, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Shimla, Jammu, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysore, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Thane, Shillong, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Puducherry, Bhatinda, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Patiala, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Vellore, Hyderabad, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida, Dehradun, Haldwani, Durgapur, Kolkata and Siliguri. Candidates can choose up to three cities in the IIFT application form for test centre allotment. The exam authority strives to allot a test centre in the city of first preference, depending upon availability.


Q:   When will IIFT 2024 exam be conducted?


IIFT 2024 exam was not conducted. Admission to the IIFT MBA programmes for 2024-26 batch was done through CAT 2023 score. The announcement was made by IIFT in August that it will accept CAT score for admission and that aspirants should register for it. CAT 2023 exam was held on November 26, 2023.

IIFT admission forms were released in October 2023, which the aspirants had to fill to be eligible for selection and shortlisting for WAT-PT round of the MBA admission process.

Until 2022, the IIFT entrance exam was held nationwide in the month of December. It was conducted by the NTA.


How to Download IIFT Admit Card 2024

The IIFT admit card can be downloaded from the official website only. To download the IIFT admit card, follow the steps given below:

IIFT admit card download process

Download process

  • Visit the official website of IIFT-NTA: https://iift.nta.nic.in/download-admit-card-of-iift/

  • Click on 'Admit card for IIFT (MBA) 2024-26’ 

  • You will be redirected to the login page

  • Enter IIFT 2024 application number, date of birth and security pin

  • Click on submit to download your IIFT 2024 admit card

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IIFT 2023 admit card

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Problems in Downloading IIFT Admit Card

Candidates may face problems in downloading the IIFT admit card. Listed below are some common technical problems faced by candidates and their solutions:



Heavy traffic on IIFT website

In case there is heavy traffic on the IIFT website, log out and try sometime later.

Incorrect password

In case the password you are entering is incorrect or you have forgotten it, generate a new password by clicking on ‘forgot password’ tab and then log in.

Slow internet speed

If you are unable to login on to the official website, it could be due to slow internet. In that case, switch to a faster network. Also, do not try to download IIFT admit card on smart phone. Download it on the desktop or laptop only. 

Q:   If there is an error on the IIFT admit card, how can I get it rectified?


To get errors on IIFT admit card rectified, the candidate must contact the help-desk of exam conducting body and get the error rectified before the exam day. Candidate's with erroneous IIFT admit cards will not be allowed to enter the exam hall. To get the error rectified, the helpline number for IIFT exam is: 011 4075 9000

Candidates must download their IIFT admit card as soon as it is released so that you can get the errors rectified before the exam date in case there is any. The process may take time so you need to be proactive in getting the errors rectified.


Q:   How can I download IIFT admit card if I forget my password?


In case you forget your password, you can download the IIFT admit card by resetting your password. The process to change password is simple and can be done through email ID or mobile phone number. Click on ‘Forget Password’ tab on the login page of IIFT-NTA website and follow the instructions to reset your password. An OTP or a link will be shared on email or mobile phone to reset the password. Once the password has been re-set, login and download the IIFT admit card. The new password will be valid for all login purposes related to the IIFT exam going forward. 


Q:   Will I receive my IIFT admit card by post?


The IIFT admit card is not sent to any candidate by post. It is an online document that can be downloaded from the IIFT-NTA website when it releases. Candidates can log on to the IIFT-NTA website and download their admit cards. The IIFT admit card is available for download until the exam day but it is advised that candidates download it beforehand. The IIFT admit card is a mandatory document so candidates need to carry it on the exam day in the form of a print out. Those not carrying the IIFT admit card will be barred from taking the exam.


IIFT 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IIFT 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

27 Oct '23 -

16 Dec '23

IIFT 2024 registration and application submission

Details Mentioned on IIFT Admit Card 2024

The IIFT admit card is the main document that is accepted as a proof of identity of the candidate by the exam authorities. Every candidate's IIFT admit card contains the following details. Candidates much check that none of these information have error. 

  • Name of the candidate

  • Category of the candidate

  • Gender

  • Roll number

  • Application number

  • Exam date

  • Exam time

  • Exam venue

  • Candidate's contact details

  • Candidate's photograph

  • Candidate’s signature

  • Instructions related to exam day

Q:   I am a PwD category candidate. What documents will I have to submit at the exam hall?


Along with the IIFT admit card and a photo ID, candidates belonging to PwD category will be required to carry PwD certificate and Scribe certificate (if required) issued by a competent authority at the exam centre. If they have any other medical condition, then they will have to present a medical certificate too attested by a government doctor and competent authority. Candidates not carrying the required documents will not be allowed to appear for the exam under any circumstances.


Q:   Is there any arrangement for depositing bags at the IIFT exam centre?


There is no arrangement for depositing bags and valuables at the IIFT exam centre. Thus, candidates must not carry anything else than IIFT admit card, photo ID, pen, face mask, hand-sanitizer and drinking water bottle. In case, they are carrying a bag or such item, they will have to make arrangement themselves of keeping it safe. Information related to items to carry and not carry will be mentioned in every candidate's admit card. They should read all the exam related instructions and guidelines printed on the IIFT admit card one or two days before the IIFT exam. 


Q:   Can I change my exam centre after the IIFT admit card has been released?


No, the candidates cannot change their exam centres after the IIFT admit card has been released. They cannot appear for the exam at any other test centre other than the one mentioned on their admit card either. If they try to do so, they will be disqualified. So, candidates should download the admit card as soon as it is released and check the exam centre location. They must make prior arrangements of travel and reaching exam centre on time on the exam day.

When filling the IIFT application form, they must take utmost care in choosing test city preferences. They must choose their city of residence as the first option so that they are alloted a test centre in the same city. Filling the IIFT application form at the earliest will put them in a better position of getting the centre in the test city of their choice. 


Documents to Carry Along with IIFT Admit Card 2024

Along with the IIFT admit card, candidates need to carry a photo identity proof on the exam day. Given below is the list of photo IDs valid for appearing in IIFT entrance exam. Carry the original copy of the photo ID on the exam day.

  • COVID-19 undertaking (if required)
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License

  • Voter ID card

  • Passport

  • Aadhaar Card

  • E-Aadhaar with photograph

  • Ration Card with photograph

  • Bank Passbook with Photograph

  • College/University ID

Along with the above listed documents, candidates will be required to carry the following supporting documents on the IIFT exam day, if applicable:

  • Document supporting name change

  • Caste category certificate

  • PwD category certificate

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IIFT Exam Day Guidelines

  • Carry two print outs of IIFT admit card and an ID proof in original and photocopy.
  • Carry two passport sized photos (same as that uploaded in the application form) to paste on the attendance sheet.
  • PwD category candidates must carry PwD certificate issued by a competent authority.
  • Reach the exam centre two hours before or by the reporting time. No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam premises after 9:30 AM.
  • Do not carry calculators, mobile phone, pager, electronic watch, printed or written material and bits of papers to the IIFT exam centre.
  • Candidates carrying metallic objects such as Kara and Kirpan must report their respective test centre one and half hours before the gate closing time for clearance.
  • Pen, pencil and blank paper will be provided at the exam centre to candidates for rough work.
IIFT undertaking for COVID-19

IIFT undertaking for COVID-19

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Q:   Can I carry a calculator to the IIFT exam hall?


No, candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic gadget to the IIFT exam centre. This is to prevent cheating or any kind of malpractice by any candidate. For the assistance of candidates an onscreen calculator will be present on the computer screen and pen and paper for rough work will be provided inside the exam hall. Candidates can use the rough sheet and pen for calculation and leave them at the test lab before exiting. However, the best practice is to use mental calculation for saving time as IIFT is a time bound test and you have to attempt about 100 questions in 2.5 hours.


Q:   What is the reporting time at IIFT exam?


Reporting time for IIFT exam is mentioned on each candidate's admit card. Until last year, the IIFT exam was held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. And the reporting time for candidates was 8:00 AM. The reporting time is two hours before the commencement of exam because the test centre staff has to conduct candidate identification and document verification. The exam centre gates will close half and hour before commencement of exam. Candidates reaching the exam centre after the gates have been closed will not be allowed entry under any circumstances.


Errors in IIFT Admit Card

Candidates must check all the details mentioned on the IIFT admit card 2023 as soon as they have downloaded it. The following information must be correct on each candidate’s admit card. 

  • Candidate’s name, date of birth, application number and category must be same as that on the IIFT application form.

  • Candidate's photograph on the IIFT admit card must be correct and clearly visible.

  • Date, time and venue of the IIFT 2024 exam must be correct.

  • Test centre mentioned the admit card should be as per the candidate’s choice of test city.

How to Correct Errors in IIFT admit card

In case there is an error(s) in your IIFT admit card, you must get in touch with the IIFT 2024 helpdesk immediately. When reporting an issue, make sure you mention details like Name, IIFT application number, E-mail ID, communication address and phone number. IIFT contact details are as follows:

NTA Help-desk: 011-40759000,011-69227700 (Operational 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM during working days)

FAQs Regarding IIFT Admit Card 2024

Check here Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on IIFT admit card:

Q:   What is the role of NTA in IIFT entrance exam?


The National Testing Agency or the NTA is the official agency for IIFT entrance exam. The NTA has been conducting the IIFT entrance exam on behalf of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trae Delhi since 2019. The NTA’s role in conducting the IIFT exam includes scheduling the exam, registration and application process, release of IIFT admit card, preparation and release of answer key, answer key objection and announcement of result. The syllabus and pattern is prescribed by the institute. NTA conducts the exam in over 60 cities across India in computer based test mode. Its role ends with announcement of the exam result, final answer key and date of number of applicants and test takers. It has no role in IIFT cut off determination or selection process for MBA admission at IIFT.


Q:   What are IIFT 2024 registration process dates?


IIFT 2024 registration process commenced in November 2023 and ended on December 2023. The registration schedule was announced by the institute at the offiical website. The process of IIFT form filling was online and the IIFT application form 2024 was available at the institute website only and not at the NTA website as the exam was not conducted this year. The admission criteria for 2024 batch is CAT 2023 score and not the IIFT exam score. Candidates who registered for CAT exam were eligible to fill the MBA admission form of IIFT.  


Q:   How many cities can I select in IIFT application form?


The IIFT entrance exam is conducted in about 63 cities across India. Candidates can select up to four cities in the application for test centre allotment. The IIFT test centre will be allotted to every candidate in the first city of preference. The IIFT exam is held in Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam, Guwahati, Patna, Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur, Delhi, Panaji, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Shimla, Jammu, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysore, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Thane, Shillong, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Puducherry, Bhatinda, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Patiala, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Vellore, Hyderabad, Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Noida, Dehradun, Haldwani, Durgapur, Kolkata and Siliguri.


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