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IIFT Kolkata

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

West Bengal
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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is situated at 1583 Madurdaha, Chowbagha Road, Ward No 108, Borough XII, Kolkata 700107 in Kolkata.

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Courses Offered

  • 3 Years
  • Master of Business Administration-M.B.A.
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
  • 2 Years
  • Master of Business Administration-M.B.A.
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Businesss (EPGDIB)
  • 18 Months
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
  • 18 Months
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Capital And Financial Markets ( EPGDCFM )
  • 18 Months
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade - IIFT Kolkata - IIFT

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, analysing and disseminating data and conducting research. The Institute visualises its future role as:A catalyst for new ideas, concepts and skills for the internationalisation of the Indian economy.The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the students community.An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments.The Institute's portfolio of long-term programmes is diverse, catering to the requirements of aspiring International Business executives and mid-career professionals alike. These areTwo-year MBA (International Business), New Delhi, Kolkata, and Dar-es-Salaam Three-year MBA (International Business) (Part-Time), New Delhi and Kolkata Executive Masters in International Business, New Delhi Certificate Programme in Export Management, New DelhiThe Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has extended beyond Delhi and has chosen West Bengal as the region to establish its first ever campus outside Delhi. The Government of West Bengal has allotted a land of 7 acres with a provision for further three acres in 2006 regarding the same. With the active support of both Central and State Governments, the Kolkata campus of IIFT will be operational from its own premises in this year. The new campus will be having all the state-of the art facilities for International Business education, training and research. In order to make the campus more relevant to the region, it is proposed to offer courses more specific to the region which can help the industry to get the right manpower addressing the current demands of the environment.  

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Why join Iift Kolkata


Grade A*** - The highest B-School Rating by Crisil, awarded to IIFT in 2012.


The college has well state of the art infrastructure facilities.



14 Type Courses Available

  • 5 PG Courses
  • 2 phd Courses
  • 4 Diploma Courses
  • 3 Certificate Courses


Rank 21 % across Asia Paci!c region in the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report, 2012 based on recruiter's opinion, 1 of 6 Indian colleges in the list.Rank 6 % amongst the Best Indian B-schools, as reported by the Wall Street Journal India, 18th May 2013.Rank 8 % on Industry Interface in CNBCTV-18's Best B-School Survey, 2013.Rank 4 % in GHRDC % Competition Success Review on Government B-School Survey 2013.Rank 2 % on overall objective ranking in Bureaucracy Today top 50 B Schools Survey 2013.


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Placements

The recruiters at IIFT have been offering a wide variety of profiles. The Final placement of 2013-14 consisted of companies like Philips, Russell Reynolds, Royal Bank of Scotland, JP Morgan, Medtronic, Stryker, Bunge, Trimex, Britannia, Sab Miller, HCL, Emami, Nokia, Tata Steel, Trident, Eli Lily, Baja Auto, HT Media, KPMG, Deloitte, Google, ITC Infotech, Mahindra Comviva, Amazon, SAP India, Cognizant Business Consulting, ITC, Sproxil, Axtria, Tata NYK and MEC Intelligence among others.This year’s summer placement was also a resounding success with the largest batch ever of IIFT getting placed in record time. Companies which visited the campus included, among others, Goldman Sachs, Nomura, JP Morgan, Godrej Industries, Flipkart, Aditya Birla Group’s Madura F&L, Vodafone, Akzonobel, Multi Screen Media (MSM), Times OOH Axis Bank and ICICI. Companies like Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Maersk Line and Global e-procure also made offers to the students.


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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

The institute has separate wings for girls as per a security concern. Both hostels has computers in each room with 2 Mbps internet connectivity. IIFT  campus has 3 state-of-art computer centres in the campus. Institute provides computer and LCD projectors in each class room for conducting lectures with the help of presentations.


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