The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is an autonomous public Business school and a deemed University established in 1963 by the Government of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) . IIFT is UGC recognized which aims at helping and professionalizing the country's foreign trade management and increasing exports of the country.
It is the only institute among the top-10 business schools of India that offers International Business program. The university invites applications for eligible candidates for admission to six-trimester Full Time MBA (IB) Programme at New Delhi and Kolkata Campuses, academic year. Read more: IIFT Admission
Candidates with the Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years in any discipline can register for the MBA programme. Seats are reserved as per Government rules. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirement of the Institute under different categories. 49.5% seats are reserved for the reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/NRI etc.
The eligible contenders, can register themselves offline or online through the university website and submit the application form (online or offline) along with required documents and processing fee.
Candidates are selected for MBA programme on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview. The candidates qualifying written test shall be called for subsequent phase of selection process comprising Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview.
The candidates can apply for admissions by filling and submitting the complete application form along with the required amount of processing fee and important documents. Candidate can apply either online or offline
The application form may be collected on payment of INR 1550/- (INR 775/- for SC/ST/PH candidates and INR 4500/- for Foreign Nationals/NRIs/Children of NRIs) in cash personally from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016 OR 1583 Madhurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata-700107 . The Brochure and Application Form may be obtained by sending Demand draft of the required amount to the latter. Candidate must write his/her name and address on the back of the Demand Draft
The candidates can also obtain the application form by visiting IIFT website at www.iift.edu. Click on the Admission icon and fill in the online form as per details given in website.
Important steps for filling in the application form:
The candidate must send/submit the photo affixed and duly signed application and the following copies of following documents:
Seats are reserved according to the policy of Government of India. IIFT has a total number of 300 seats for the next academic year. 240 are located in the Delhi campus and 60 at the Kolkata campus.
Reservation of seats for other categories is given below in the tabular form:
|Other backward classes||23%|
|General category candidates||50.5%|
IIFT shall select the candidates on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview. The university shall take the written test. The performance of the candidate in the written test shall decide the merit of the candidate. Based on which, he /she shall be called for subsequent selection phases.
The final selection of the candidate will be on the overall performance in all the selection phases which include Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview.
The IIFT Admission Test shall be based on multiple choice objective type written test (in English) based on English Comprehension, General Knowledge and Awareness, Logical Reasoning, and Quantitative Analysis.
To facilitate the meritorious students with financial aid, the University has the provision of scholarships. There are number Of Banks tied up with IIFT that offer educational loans to the Students at a moderate rate of interest. The University offers the following scholarships to the candidates:
IIFT provides separate hostel facility for boys and girls in both the campuses. The university hostels come with its own luxuries such as mess, 24/7 availability of electricity, cool water and Wi-Fi service. The hostel rooms are spacious with a desk and chair for each candidate. There is an attached bathroom for every room as well.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College