Mode of Application
START DATE - END DATE
01st Apr, 2018 - 02nd May, 2018
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) and recognized by UGC.
The university comes up with notion of providing comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities.
For the academic year 2017, the university invites applications from eligible candidates for Ph.D. Programme in the following departments at New Delhi and Kolkata Campuses:
Candidates with the PG degree of minimum 2 years duration in any discipline/other relevant PG Diploma considered valid by the competent authority can register for the Ph.D. programme.
Seats are reserved as per rules of Government of India. 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 candidates, can register themselves by filling up the application form obtainable from the university website and submit the same along with required documents and processing fee, on or before May 2nd, 2017.
Candidates are selected for Doctoral/research programme on the basis of objective test, descriptive test and personal interview. Objective Test will be held on the scheduled date both at Kolkata and New Delhi campuses of the Institute. The candidates qualifying written test shall be called for subsequent phase of selection process comprising of descriptive test and personal interview to be held only at New Delhi campus.
01st Apr, 2018 - 02nd May, 2018
|Registration||01st Apr - 02nd May , 2018|
The candidates can download/ obtain the application form from the website. All fields in the application form should be correctly and completely filled-in with the relevant information. The duly filled application along with required processing fee in the form of DD and important enclosures to the said address.
Important steps for filling in the application form:
The candidate must submit the photo affixed and duly signed application along with the following documents:
The University shall select the candidates on the basis of objective test, descriptive test and personal interview. Objective Test will be held on the scheduled date both at Kolkata and New Delhi campuses of the Institute. The candidates qualifying written test shall be called for subsequent phase of selection process comprising of descriptive test and personal interview to be held only at New Delhi campus.
The final selection of the candidate will be on the overall performance of the candidate in all the selection phases .The IIFT Admission Test shall be based on basic statistics, logical reasoning, data interpretation, mathematics of 12th standard, awareness of contemporary issues.
UGC JRF scholars in Economics and Management are not required appear in the Entrance Test. After submitting the proof of their UGC (JRF) scholarship letter along with the filled-in application form, they will have to appear in the interview only.
Overseas students with valid GMAT score (the GMAT result should not have been declared before 1st January 2014 and should be received by the Institute latest by 2nd May 2017) are also exempted from appearing in Entrance Tests. Candidates only with GMAT scores of 500 and above may apply. However, they will be required to appear for viva-voce and attend the course work in the campus if selected.
Seats are reserved according to the policy of Government of India.
Reservation of seats for the different categories is given below in the tabular form:
|Other backward classes||23%|
|General category candidates||50.5%|
The university facilitates the meritorious and the deserving
Candidates with financial aid. The University has a number
Provisions for providing the candidates with the facility of
Scholarships and fellowships. Some of them are enlisted:
Desiring candidates can avail the hostel facility provided by the University. Separate hostel facility for boys and girls in both the campuses. The university hostels provide A-class mess facility. 24/7 availability of electricity, chilled and purified water and Wi-Fi service are the other facilities available in the hostels... The hostel rooms are spacious with a desk and chair for each candidate. There is an attached bathroom for every room as well.
IIFT provides separate hostel facility for boys and girls in both the campuses.