IIFT 2013 AnalysisAnisha Mukhija
Overall exam pattern:
IIFT 2013 consisted of 4 sections viz. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, General Awareness, Verbal ability & Reading comprehension, Quantitative ability. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. There were no negative markings. It consisted of 128 questions to be solved in 120 min.
|No. of Sections||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks per question|
|Section 1 – Part 1||Data interpretation||19||1|
|Section 1 – Part 2||Logical reasoning||20||0.75|
|Section 2||General awareness||28||o.5|
|Section 3 – Part 1||Verbal ability||20||0.75|
|Section 3 – Part 2||Reading comprehension||16||0.75|
|Section 4||Quantitative ability||25||1|
Detailed Sectional Analysis :
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning :
The questions from DI were time consuming & intensive calculations as it was difficult. Most students would have attempted 15 -16 questions with 80% accuracy. The questions from LR were of easy to moderate difficulty level. A good student would attempt 15-17 questions with 85% accuracy.
General awareness :
The question on GA was quite simpler than previous year’s as it was not lengthy. A good student would attempt 15-18 attempts with 75% accuracy.
Verbal Ability & Reading comprehension :
VA section had a good mix of vocabulary based questions, idioms, grammar based questions, paragraph formation. Average attempt would have been12- 15 questions.
The RC passages were long but not very tricky; it consisted of 4 passages with 4 questions each. A good candidate could have solved it within 20 minutes.
Quantitative ability :
QA was the most difficult section of all. There were total 25 questions of 1 mark each. Difficulty level was moderate to tough. Average attempt would have been 15-17 questions.
BIRD’S EYE VIEW:
|TOTAL NO OF QUESTIONS||128|
|NO. OF SECTIONS||4|
|NO. OF OPTIONS||4|
|MARKS PER QUESTION||0.5 – GK, 0.75 – VA, RC& LR, 1 – DI & QA.|
|NEGATIVE MARKING||1/3rd OF MARKS ALLOTTED|
|MODE OF MARKING||HB PENCIL|