National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the IIFT 2022 MBA exam in 3 states and 7 cities of India amid a cyclone warning today. The agency has released a notice for commuting this information and as per that the examination shall not be held in those cities that have been red-flagged by authorities. IIFT 2022 examination is scheduled for December 05, 2021, across the country for students aspiring for admission to the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT).
The recently released notice on the portal has named 7 cities, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneshwar, Sambalpur, Cuttack and Kolkata, Durgapur in 3 states namely Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal. This decision was taken after candidates urged the agency to think about their safety concerns. This notice has to an extent relieved the panic and anxiousness amongst those who have been worried about the fate of their examination.
The notice further reads that only the examination in these centers has been rescheduled and it shall be conducted in its normal schedule in different parts of the country on Sunday. Once, normalcy is restored in the affected states, the authorities will decide a fresh date for the examination. It shall also issue a fresh IIFT 2022 admit card with the rescheduled exam date, timing, etc.
Candidates who wish to know anything regarding the IIFT 2022 exam i.e. fresh date, admit card, etc can contact the (National Testing Agency) NTA at [email protected] or call NTA Help Desk at 011- 4075 9000 or 011-6922 7700.
Earlier, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has released a warning that says Cyclone Jawad would make strike these three states on December 04, 2021. It is highly anticipated that this cyclone can lead to disruption in the normal life of people living in the affected states.
IIFT 2022 is an annual Management entrance test held to provide admission to eligible candidates in programmes offered by different IIFT campuses. The examination is going to be held in online mode with 110 questions from four subjects. There are 35 questions from Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability, 30 questions from Logical reasoning and Data interpretation, 25 and 20 questions from Quantitative Analysis and General Knowledge. The candidates will get 120 minutes or 2 hours to complete the examination. There is a prescribed negative marking of 1/3rd marks for the incorrect answers marked by the candidates.