Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), located in the heart of Delhi was established in 1963. Being one of the top ranked Management institutes in India, IIFT Delhi has been ranked #26 for MBA by NIRF 2020 rankings.
Acknowledged for its 57 years of sheer excellence and known as Deemed-to-be University, IIFT Delhi offers its students with extensive guidance. Its popular MBA in International Business is both full time and part time. Admissions are based on entrance followed by a GD and PI.
There are summer internships offered where there is a 46% increase in companies offering INR 2 lakhs as stipend. There are international collaborations for exchange programs and on campus placement drives.
|Established Year | Type||1963 | Deemed-to-be University|
|Accreditation||The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)|
|Campus Area||6.5 Acres|
|Total Campuses||02: Delhi & Kolkata|
|Courses Offered | Type||06 | PG, Ph.D. and Certificate|
|Popular Course||MBA in International Business|
|Application Mode||Online & Offline|
|International Collaborations||AIB / AMDISA / IATTO / AACSB|
|Placement Record 2018-20||Highest CTC: INR 75 LPA (international); INR 46.45 LPA (domestic)|
Tabulated below are the academic programs offered by the Indian Institute of Finance, New Delhi:
|Course Name||Course Details||Selection Basis|
|MBA (International Business)||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
|Domestic Candidates: IIFT Entrance + GD + PI International candidates: GMAT + GD + PI|
|Executive PG Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB)||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks AND 5 years of managerial experience (OR) Post-graduation with 50% marks AND 3 years of managerial work experience
|GD + PI|
|Ph.D. (Management)||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility: Master’s degree/ M.Phil in any discipline with 55% marks (OR) Diploma with 55% marks from a recognized universities
|IIFT Written Test + Interview|
Go to IIFT Delhi Course & Fees.
The selection criteria for each course varies. MBA aspirants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the IIFT Writing Test, GD and Interview. For foreign nationals, the institute accepts a valid GMAT score. EPGDIB is based on academic performance plus GD and PI. Admission to Ph.D is based on a Written Entrance Test followed by the performance in the PI. Check IIFT Delhi Cutoffs.
All applications are available online except for Ph.D. Follow the steps for MBA and EPGDIB applications:
Ph.D. applicants can download the application and submit it to the undersigned:
Ms. Lalita Gupta
Section Officer (Research Division)
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi 110016
Check: IIFT Delhi Admission
More than 50% students worked with top 500 companies during their summer internships, we placed highly with an average work experience of 16.4 months. The 2018-20 passing out batch set the following benchmarks:
|2018-20 Batch Students Placed||321 Students|
|Number of Companies Visited||107 | 10 International Offers|
|Experience Diversity||With Work Experience: 66% Freshers: 34%|
|Number of PPO’s||93|
|Gender Diversity||Males: 67% Females: 33%|
|CTC Offered||Highest International CTC: INR 75 LPA Highest Domestic CTC: INR 46.45 LPA|
|Median CTC||INR 18.20 LPA|
|Average CTC of Top 100 Students||INR 29.02 LPA|
|Highest Recruiting Sector||Consulting / IT / Analytics: 35%|
Some of the world-renowned companies like Amazon, L’Oreal, Google, Microsoft, Airtel, HDFC Bank, McKinsey & Company, etc were a part of IIFT Delhi 2018-20 on campus recruitment process.
Read more at IIFT Delhi Placement.
Following facilities are offered to the students catering to their academic and research based requirements:
There is a rich collection of more than 1,03,408 resources that comprises 76,422 books and CD volumes. The library also has access to Bloomberg Database which provides information exclusively to the students.
The Institute provides hostel facilities to students with a 5 min walk from the campus. It is well-guarded and located in the lush green surrounding of the Qutab Institutional Area. The hostel has a mess which is capable of seating approximately 100 students at a time. The hostel also has a common computer facility which can be used by the students.
The computer center at IIFT is well-equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure. It is open for the students 24 hours with 300 desktop connections.
Get more information at IIFT Delhi Reviews.
There are esteemed faculty members who are well qualified and experienced in their areas of interest. There are more than 65+ faculty members or teaching staff spread across 08 departments. The faculty stats of IIFT Delhi is as follows:
Ques. What is the entrance procedure for admission to MBA (IB) program?
Ans. The entrance test consists of three stages: first is a written test which comprises of Quantitative Ability, Logic, and Reasoning, English, etc. The Institute shortlists the students for Group Discussions, Essay Writing, and Personal Interviews.
Ques. Is it necessary for an MBA student to stay in the hostel?
Ans.As per the guidelines laid by the Institute, the MBA (IB) program is fully residential. The institute provides fully-furnished accommodation on campus for all the enrolled students. Needless to say, IIFT Delhi boasts of world-class infrastructure that any B-school can provide.
Ques. Which is better, part-time MBA or certificate courses for working professionals?
Ans. If you are a working professional than it is more convenient for you to opt for certificate courses. IIFT Delhi offers three certificate courses to enhance the skills of working professionals applying to the college. These courses are of 4 months duration offered in two batches, i.e. November and April. The classes for these courses are conducted on weekends (Saturday: 3:00-7:00 pm & Sunday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm).
Ques. What options are available at IIFT Delhi as a Certification program?
Ans.IIFT Delhi certificate courses include CPEM, CPCFM, and CPGTLO. Details of the same are tabulated below:
|Course name||Eligibility||Selection process||Fee|
|Certificate Program in Export-Import Management (CPEM)||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Indian or Foreign University OR Diploma holders with two years of post-diploma full-time work experience.||Interview||INR 75,000|
|Certificate Program in Capital & Financial Markets (CPCFM)||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Indian or Foreign University OR Diploma holders with two years of post-diploma full-time work experience.||Interview||INR 75,000|
|Certificate Program in Global Trade Logistics and Operations||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Indian or Foreign University OR Diploma holders with two years of post-diploma full-time work experience.||Interview||INR 75,000|
Ques. What is the minimum percentile required for IIFT Delhi admission?
Ans. The minimum marks required for IIFT Delhi admission is 36 for the general category in the entrance exam conducted by the IIFT.
Ques. How is the placement scenario at IIFT Delhi?
Ans. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi is excellent in terms of placements. In the recent placements of the college, there were a total of 321 students who participated in the placement cycle. These students got 93 pre-placement offers and 10 international offers. A total of 107 recruiters such as Reckitt Benckiser, TATA Consumer Products, Philips, Loreal, Pidilite, Dell, Hero, TVS, etc. participated in the placement cycle of 2018-2020. The average salary package offered to the students was INR 20 LPA, which is a good amount for working professionals and freshers too.
Ques. What is your review of IIFT Delhi?
Ans. The college has a good program curriculum. It has programs for both regular students and working professionals. For working professionals who live in the same city may visit the campus for certificate courses on weekends. But for working professionals who live in different cities, it is difficult to show up every weekend for the classes. For those students, the college runs online courses too. In terms of ROI, the college has excellent returns as with INR 7 Lacs of maximum fees for the whole course, students get an average salary package of INR 20 LPA.
Read More: IIFT Delhi Review
Ques. Can I apply for international companies with an IIFT Delhi MBA degree?
Ans. Yes, you may apply for international companies with IIFT Delhi MBA degree. The college too invites recruiters from outside India who in return offer a handsome salary package to IIFTians. In the recent placements, students got 10 international offers with the highest salary package of INR 75 LPA. A quick highlight of the salary packages offered in the recent placements is as follows:
Ques. Can I pay in installments for MA (Economics) program?
Ans. Yes, you may pay the MA fees in 4 installments. The date of each installment is given by the college itself.
|First (at the time of admission)||INR 10,000 + INR 5000 (library caution money)|
|Second||INR 85,000 (including INR 10,000 as alumni Fee)|
**For SC/ST and PWD candidates – 50% concession in tuition fee
Ques. How is the faculty of the college?
Ans. The faculty of the college is highly qualified with Ph.D. degrees in their relevant fields and working experience in management fields. Faculty members working at the institute are holding the positions of Professor, Associate professor, Assistant professor, etc.
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Ques. How are the IIFT Delhi Hostel?
Ans. The hostels of IIFT Delhi are well-equipped with all the necessary facilities required for a healthy living. The students are provided a bed, almirah, mess, separate reading room, etc. to make a friendly and comfortable environment.
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