IIFT 2021 Answer Key – National Testing Agency (NTA) will release IIFT answer key online at iift.nta.nic.in. Initially, on the day of the exam memory-based unofficial answer key will release, however, a few days later the official answer key shall be released under the login of the candidates. The candidates can use the IFFT answer key 2021 to cross-check the answers that they have marked in the exam. The official answer key is open to challenges from the candidates. On the basis of the objection submitted by the candidates, a final answer key is released in the pdf format. To know more details on IIFT 2021 answer key, question papers, and solutions read below.
IIFT 2021 Answer Key
The IIFT answer key can be used by the candidates to calculate an estimated score of their marks. To calculate the marks the candidates have to use the marking scheme of the exam. The answers in the final answer key are referred for the compilation of IIFT 2021 result. Check important dates of IIFT 2021 answer key from the table below:
|IIFT 2021 answer key||Dates|
|Exam date||24 Jan 2021|
|Release of IIFT 2021 provisional answer key||to be announced|
|Challenge in IIFT 2021 answer key starts from||to be announced|
|Last date to challenge answer key is||to be announced|
|IIFT 2021 final answer key||to be announced|
Check answer key: Candidates can check the IIFT 2021 answer key as per the schedule above at iift.nta.nic.in.
Types of IIFT 2021 Answer Keys
The candidates must note that they shall be able to check 3 types of IIFT answer keys, these are:
- Memory based unofficial answer key
- Provisional official answer key
- Final answer key
Memory based answer keys: The memory based answer keys are released by the subject matter experts and the examinees after the exam is over. These questions and their answer are based on the memory of the candidates. Since the exam is held in online mode no hardcopy of the question paper is available after the exam. Hence the questions, answer, and shared on the day of the exam are memory-based and just for the reference of the candidates.
Provisional official answer key: A few days after the exam, NTA releases the anwer keys under the respective login of the candidates. These are the provisional keys that are open to challenge.
Final answer key: The final answer keys is released after reviewing all the challenges received. If the challenges are valid, then changed answer key and the final version is released as per which the result of IIFT 2021 shall be compiled.
How to Calculate Marks Using IIFT 2021 Answer Key?
The candidates can check below the steps to calculate score using the IIFT answer key:
1st Step: First of all candidates have to download the IIFT answer key, question paper and response sheet.
2nd Step: Once the candidates have downloaded them, they have to cross-check the answer marked in the exam available in the response sheet with that provided in the answer key.
3rd Step: Count the number of correct and wrong answers and apply the marking scheme of the exam to calculate the score.
4th Step: The candidates need marks for a correct answer and deduct marks for an incorrect answer. The marking scheme of the IIFT exam changes each year and hence after the exam itself candidates can get to know the marking scheme of IIFT 2021.
The marking scheme of the exam from last year is as follows:
|Name of the Topic||Marks for correct answer||Marks for incorrect answer|
|Quantitative Aptitude||+3 marks||-1 marks|
|Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension||+3 marks||-1 marks|
|Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation||+3 marks||-1 marks|
|General Knowledge||+1 marks||-0.5 marks|
How to Download IIFT 2021 Answer Key
Candidates can download IIFT 2021 official answer key online by simply following the instructions as provided below.
1st Step: Click on the direct link which is provided on this page to download IIFT answer key 2021.
2nd Step: There are two options by which you can select to download the answer key. One is to download IIFT 2021 key by using application number and password and the other option is application number and date of birth.
3rd Step: Click on the “Sign-In” button to submit the login details.
4th Step: On submitting the login details, candidates can download their answer key.
Objection in IIFT 2021 Answer Key
NTA allows the candidate to submit an objection in the IIFT answer key if they are not satisfied with the provisional answer key. Candidates can select as many questions for which to wish to submit an objection to. It is to be submitted by online mode only through IIFT 2021 login. No email, fax is accepted in this regard. Candidates have to also submit the proof for the objection raised.
Objection Fee: Candidates need to pay the following amount for the obejction fee:
- Rs. 1000 per question challenged
Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the objection fee amount by online mode through credit card / debit card / net banking.
How to Submit Objection in IIFT 2021 Answer Key?
The candidates can challenge the answer key of IIFT 2021. The challenge window opens online under the respective login of the candidates and below are the steps on how to challenge the answer keys:
1st Step: Click on the direct link which is given above for challenging IIFT answer key.
2nd Step: Next, the candidates have to log in by either entering their application number and password or date of birth.
3rd Step: Submit the login details and then in the next screen, your dashboard will appear.
4th Step: Now, click on the ‘Challenge Answer Key’ button and then candidates can see the Questions IDs in the sequential order.
5th Step: Now, differentiate the answer key with that of challenging the option. ID next to the question under the column ‘Correct Option (s)’ is the answer key for IIFT 2021 and if candidates wish to challenge the option, candidates have to select the respective option.
6th Step: Next, click on the ‘Save your Claim(s)’ and move to next screen in which the options as challenged by the candidates shall appear.
7th Step: Select ‘Choose File’ option and upload the necesarry document in proof of the option challenged.
8th Step: Click on ‘Save your Claim and pay fee’ and pay the required amount of objection fee by online mode.
IIFT 2021 Question Papers
Once the exam is over, along with the answer key, the question papers shall be also available. The question papers shall be also available under the respective logins of the candidates. The candidates can save the question paper and the answer key for their reference to check their scores in the exam. The question papers shall have all the questions asked in the examination for the reference of the candidates.
IIFT 2021 Response Sheet
Before the release of the answer key, the candidates also get their recorded responses in the form of a Response Sheet. IIFT 2021 response sheet is released online by the National Testing Agency (NTA) at iift.nta.nic.in. IIFT 2021 response sheet can be downloaded by entering the application number and password. The candidates can use the response sheet with the answer key in order to calculate the scores. Basically, IIFT response sheet can be used to have an idea about the scores and the performance before the announcement of the result.
About IIFT 2021
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade conducts IIFT Admission Test for the students who want to take admission to MBA (IB) programme. IIFT 2021 is a computer-based test which consists of the multiple-choice questions. The questions are framed from the topics related to English Grammar, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, etc. The exam is conducted for a duration of 2 hours.
IIFT 2021 Answer Key FAQS
The candidates can download the answer key from their respective logins.
The candidates can challenge as many questions they want at once. They have to pay Rs. 1000 per challenge.
The candidates have to use the marking scheme that is applicable to the IIFT 2021 entrance exam.
Response sheet is the record of the answers that the candidates have marked on the exam day.
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