IIFT Delhi has been ranked 31st by NIRF (MHRD framework) in the year 2019. Located at Qutub Institutional Area it shares academic atmosphere with reputed universities like JNU and IIT Delhi. IIFT Delhi is the only B school in India that provides MBA degree in International Business as the flagship specialisation.
Apart from this, it also provides Executive MBA and Ph.D degree. In the year 2018, IIFT has started a new program of M.A in Economics.
Candidate scoring within the range of 39-42 are likely to get call for the written test, Group Discussion and personal Interview. .
However, the final selection criteria will boil down to candidate’s performance academic profile and work experience. A minimum of 18+ months of work experience would be an added advantage.
Speaking about gender diversity, the male to female students’ ratio stands at 2:1 in the year 2019.
Placements and internships at IIFT Delhi have set the benchmark again. The highest internationally offered package is INR 1 Cr+ and the average package offered being 20.07 LPA. 93 students bagged PPO offers during their internship.
|MBA||Bachelors' Degree in any discipline with 50% marks in aggregate||INR 15,70,000/-||Click here|
|Ph.D||Masters Degree with minimum aggregate of 55% marks in relevant discipline||INR 4,05,000/-||Click here|
Check IIFT Delhi Courses & Fee
|Name of the institute||Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi|
|Courses offered||MBA (IB), Executive MBA, MA, Ph.D|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Entrance Exam|
|Application form month||September-November|
|Basic Eligibility||Graduation with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% marks for SC, ST, PwD)|
|Name of the entrance||IIFT/GMAT|
|Course fee||INR 16,25,000/- (MBA - Full time)|
INR 8,00,000/- (MBA - Part time)
INR 3,50,000/- (EPGD - On Campus - Hybrid)
|Placement Statistics||INR 1 Cr+ (Highest Salary)|
INR 20,07,000/- LPA (Average Salary)
|MBA||₹7.6 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.A||₹1.9 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Certification||₹60,000 (Total Fees)||Graduation|
|PGCBM||₹4.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)||-|
|PG Certificate||₹1.4 Lakhs (Total Fees)||-|
|Executive||₹5.1 Lakhs (Total Fees)||Graduation|
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Management,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts
|IIFT Delhi Registration||09 Sep - 03 Nov, 2019||Apply|
|IIFT Delhi Exam||01 Dec, 2019||-|
|Ph.D Registration last date||30 May, 2020||Apply|
IIFT Delhi offers postgraduate MBA in International Business in both full time and weekend mode. The full-time program is covered in two years and the Weekend program is structured for two and a half years.
IIFT Delhi focuses on building competent executives who focus on the edge of International Business Management.
IIFT Delhi prepares candidates to instill the ability to have a professional approach and sensitivity towards such real-time market issues both Domestic and International.
The minimum eligibility criteria for MBA (IB) is 50% aggregate marks during graduation degree of a minimum of three years of duration. Candidates in the final year can also apply for the MBA program provided they can submit the degree certificate for verification before October 7.
For the weekend program, the candidate must have a minimum of three years of work experience (after graduation) in a managerial position. The work experience tenure shall be considered the latest by 30th June. If the candidate is sponsored by his/her organization, he/she must be able to produce No Objection certificate from the same.
Students from IIFT get an opportunity to complete their 3rd trimester in a foeriegn university. The selection procedure shall begin from August till September for the January-March trimester session. Candidate will have to submit a CV and go through a personal interview. The institutions tied up for this exchange program are as follows:
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|International Management Institute - [IMI], New Delhi||# 14 by Dalal Street Investment journal||--|
|University of Delhi, Faculty of Management Studies - [FMS], New Delhi||# 5 by Dalal Street Investment journal||₹96,000|
|Management Development Institute - [MDI], Gurgaon||# 6 by Times B School||₹9,24,000|
|Indian Institute of Management - [IIM], Indore||# 5 by MBA Universe||₹7,56,100|
|Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies - [NMIMS University], Bangalore||# 52 by Dalal Street Investment journal||₹2,86,500|
|Indian School of Business - [ISB], Hyderabad||# 12 by Economic Times||₹36,13,800|
|XLRI - Xavier School of Management - [XLRI XSM], Jamshedpur||# 1 by Dalal Street Investment journal||₹11,80,000|
|SP Jain Institute of Management and Research - [SPJIMR], Mumbai||# 3 by Dalal Street Investment journal||₹8,75,000|
|Symbiosis Institute of Business Management - [SIBM], Pune||# 10 by Times B School||₹9,50,000|
IIFT Delhi offers Executive MBA program on-campus and hybrid basis (On campus during contact week in each semester and then classes held online on weekends) for 15 months.
The program is designed for working executives and its structure is designed in order to deliver education in International business and related to it. The course provides a learning environment that updates the current business knowledge in terms of theory and practice.
There are three specialisations in Executive MBA namely,
The minimum eligibility for the program is that, the candidate must be having a significant term of work experience or be presently at working status. Must have a minimum of 5 years of working experience after graduation.
Otherwise, a postgraduate degree with a minimum of 3 years of work experience will also be accepted. Through every education level, graduation or post graduation, candidate must have a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. Work experience will be counted till July 2020.
IIFT Delhi offers five years Ph.D program in Management and Economics. PhD in management is provided in both full time and part time mode rather Ph.D in Economics is only offered in full-time mode.
The specialisation for Ph.D in management are;
The basic eligibility for Economics course is a Master’s degree or M.Phil degree in Economics from any recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks.
Basic eligibility for Ph.D in management is a Master’s degree/M.Phil.degree in any discipline (including IIFT MPIB) from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks.
Candidates who have pursued for PGDM which are Diploma courses and considered equivalent to Master’s Degree are also eligible.
For part time candidates, a minimum of three years of relevant experience A minimum of three years relevant experience in Teaching or Research field is also required.
A relaxation of 5% marks will be acceptable only for SC /ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/PwD candidates in all programs.
Overseas candidates who are interested in pursuing Ph,D at IIFT can also apply. Candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 55% during their Master’s/ M.Phil. Degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
They must have knowledge of spoken and written English. But there won’t be any scholarship, residential or hostel facility provided to them. However, the Institute can help in getting them a suitable accommodation if admitted into the PhD program.
Selection for PhD program will be held in two Stages:
All applications will be scrutinised and candidates will be shortlisted and called for Written test.
The test shall also contain a Descriptive Test to evaluate candidates’ writing skills on a particular subject or issue.
Ms. Lalita Gupta
Section Officer (Research Division)
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi 110016
IIFT Delhi has introduced two years full time MA program in Economics. The specialisation provided are in Trade and Finance. The seat intake for the program is 30. It is available for both IIFT campuses.
Admission process will be intimated soon.
Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC-NC (Non-Creamy) and PwD candidates has been made according to the rules of Govt of India.
IIFT Delhi offers Need Based Scholarship Scheme where it pays the interest of the loan taken by the student for a given period of time. The criteria for such scholarship is the annual income of the family must be less than INR 4.5 Lakhs.
The Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education provides scholarship to 4 SC and 4 ST students for the full time MBA program with
Students will be selected on the basis of their merit in the written test The criteria for availing this scholarship is that the annual income of the student must not be more than INR 4.50 LPA.
Ques. How is the curriculum distributed in two years of the MBA program at IIFT Delhi?
Ans. MBA course is a two-year program each year with three trimesters. The first year will have the core courses covering all the functional areas of management. In the third trimester, students are introduced to subjects of international aspects of those functional areas. In the second year, candidates can choose their own preference of specialization viz. marketing, finance, trading or systems and IT.
Ques. How to get admission into IIFT?
Ans. Admission into IIFT is a three-stage process. The first stage includes the IIFT admission test. The ones' clearing the text above the cut will enter the second stage that is the selection rounds which contains Written-test, Group discussion, and Personal Interview. The third stage is an evaluation of the overall performance throughout each stage including an academic and personal profile of the candidate. The final selection depends on the third stage and if selected, candidates can successfully take admission into IIFT.
Ques. Does IIFT provide residential facilities for MBA courses?
Ans. Yes, IIFT Delhi provides world-class residential facilities for its students in a fully furnished condition.
Ques. How was the placement at IIFT Delhi last year?
Ans. 31 students got placed for business roles in South America, Thailand, Africa, and South-East countries with a 55% increase in compensation from the previous year. Four students received a package of $1,50,000 per annum. 7 students were offered at $80,000. The average package offered increased to INR 19.23 LPA, with the domestic average standing at INR 18.27 LPA. The highest domestic package offered was INR 29 LPA.
Ques. Does IIFT Kolkata accept XAT score?
Ans. No, IIFT Kolkata doesn’t accept XAT scores for admission into the MBA program.
Ques. Which companies arrive for placement opportunities at IIFT Delhi?
Ans. IIFT Delhi witnesseṣ arrival of companies like ICICI, Schneider Electric, Aditya Birla, Deloitte, Godrej, ICICI, TCS, Axis Bank, HDFC, KPMG, Hero, Paytm, Amazon, Tech Mahindra which have provided placement opportunities to the students.
Ques. Are there any certificate programs provided by IIFT Delhi?
Ans. There are certificate programs provided by NIFT Delhi, of 4 months duration in the following specialization:
Ques. Is the IIFT test difficult than CAT?
Ans. The difficulty level of both tests is similar. Most of the students find IIFT more difficult. It is because of the General Knowledge section, which becomes the deciding factor of the overall score in the test, apart from aptitude, logical reasoning, and Verbal ability.
Ques. Is there an age limit to apply for certificate courses at IIFT Delhi?
Ans. No there is no age limit to apply for the certificate courses at IIFT Delhi.
Ques. I am looking for an MBA degree in Finance from IIFT Delhi, is it worth opting?
Ans. The course is good from the placement perspective as companies that visit from the Finance sector at the college to recruit students are JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs, RBL Bank, Federal Bank, Yes Bank, Citibank, etc. Amongst them, ICICI Bank has always recruited a good number of students from IIFT.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College