Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) New Delhi Admission Process 2019

New Delhi (Delhi) Estd : 1963 Approved by : UGC, NAAC, AACSB, AIMA, EFMD Type : Government
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Admission Process

For Admission in MBA

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade provides masters degree in Business Administration. Selection will be done on the basis of Written test, Essay write-up, Group Discussion and Interview and for foreign candidates, admission is done on the basis of GMAT scores. The student must have Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline.

It is one of the few colleges in India that offer MBA in International Business programme. Apart from Master of Business Administration, IIFT also offers various diploma courses in the same field. The institute conducts its own management entrance exam basis which admissions are done.

The most popular programme offered by IIFT is Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB). IIFT shortlists students on the basis of its entrance exam. IIFT Exam Pattern is simple and comprises four sections and the syllabus is structured by the institute.

Programmes offered at IIFT:

Type of Programme Name of Programme
MBA in International Business (MBA-IB)
  1. Two-year MBA (International Business) - Full Time
  2. Three-year MBA (International Business) - Weekend

IIFT Selection Process:

Programme Phase 1 Phase 2
MBA-IB Candidates who clear the cutoff of IIFT entrance Exam will be analyzed on the basis of their performance in individual sections. Foreign candidates will be evaluated of the basis of GMAT scores. Those candidates who will clear the phase 1 will be called for the Essay Writing and Personal Interview. Composite scores of all the phases are considered for final selection.

IIFT entrance test can be divided into four sections and is a two-hour long test. To understand the pattern of the paper better refer to the table below.

IIFT Exam Pattern:

  Section No. of Questions Marks per question Total marks
Section 1 General Awareness 26 0.50 13
Section 2: Part 1 English Usage 20 0.75 15
Section 2: Part 2 Reading Comprehension 17 1.00 17
Section 3 Logical Reasoning 20 1.00 20
Section 4: Part 1 Data Interpretation 15 1.00 15
Section 4: Part 2 Quantitative Aptitude 20 1.00 20
  Total 118   100




Indian Institute of Foreign Trade MBA Admission 2019

Bachelor degree from any recognized University or Institution with three-year work experience (after graduation) in managerial cadre as on 30th June of the year of the start of the Course


For Admission in PGD

Indian Insitute of Foreign Trade provides admission in Post Graduate Diploma on the basis of Qualifying Degree merit . Student must have PG Degree/Engineering Degree or equivalent with managerial work experience of 3 years OR Graduate degree with managerial work experience of 5 years

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade PGD Admission 2019

Admission is open to working executives and self-employed individuals fulfilling the following criteria:

1) Post Graduate Degree/Engineering Degree OR equivalent from any recognized University or Institution and managerial work experience of not less than THREE years.


2) Graduation or equivalent degree form any recognized University or Institution and managerial work experience of not less than FIVE years.

Contact Details of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi

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    IIFT Bhawan B-21, Qutab Institutional Area New Delhi 110 016
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