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Bachelor of Foreign Trade or BFT is an Undergraduate course in Foreign Trade Management. Those who pursue this programme learn a great deal about the movement of services, goods and capital across International territories and borders.
The importance of this course has increased manifold in the last few decades or so with the advent of globalisation that has made the international borders porous. After completing BFT, the students will be better equipped with the knowledge that affects the global marketplace.
There are both Government and Private Institutions in the country that offers Bachelor of Foreign Trade programme in both regular mode and distance mode.
10+2 qualified students or equivalent can apply
Mode of Education
The students must fulfil the eligibility criteria to be termed fit to apply for Bachelor of Foreign Trade. The Bachelor of Foreign Trade eligibility criteria states that the applicants must be at least 10+2 qualified from a recognised Board/University. Those who have an equivalent educational qualification to the one mentioned above can also apply for Bachelor of Foreign Trade. However,
The minimum aggregate score required to apply for the programme may vary from institution to institution
Some institutions simply select students for the Bachelor of Foreign Trade course on the basis of their merit
Admission into some institutions may be subject to the applicants clearing the admission-cum-entrance test
The admission process for Bachelor of Foreign Trade may differ from institution to institution. Some colleges/institutions may take into consideration the aggregate scores of the applicants in their 10+2 qualifying exam for admitting them into the Bachelor of Foreign Trade UG course. Some may have their own entrance exam setup which the applicants have to qualify with the minimum requisite cutoff scores to be eligible to be considered for admission into the Bachelor of Foreign Trade programme.
The applicants must visit the official site of the colleges or institutions they wish to pursue this course from to know about the admission process before applying.
The Bachelor of Foreign Trade course will suit those students who:
Are interested in economic activities like commerce, trade, management, industry and other areas related to it
Wish to teach at the higher levels provided they have a higher degree to prove their mettle
Have a keen aptitude for business, excellent communication skills, ability to persuade others, knowledge of foreign languages
Possess an in-depth understanding of modern business trends, business knowledge of how economy of different country functions etc
The students will be taught the following things as a part of the Bachelor of Foreign Trade syllabus:
India’s Foreign Trade I
Basics of International Trade I
Basics of International Trade II
India’s Foreign Trade II
Elements of Export Marketing I
Elements of Export Marketing II
Exports Finance and Procedure I
Exports Finance and Procedure II
Export Logistics I
Export Documentation and Procedure I
Export Logistics II
Export Documentation and Procedure II
Note: In each semester there are two elective papers for those B.A (Pass) students opting for FTM subject. On the basis of two electives, the third paper will be practical
After obtaining a degree in Bachelor of Foreign Trade, the students will find a plethora of job opportunities in varied areas. Some of them are mentioned below:
Shipping Companies or Corporations
Banks and Financial Institutions
Marine Insurance Companies
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
State Trading Corporations
Marine Insurance Companies
Custom Clearing Houses
Dry Ports, Ports
The type of jobs which a Bachelor of Foreign Trade degree holder might get is:
Tax Advisor, Accountant
Equity Research Analyst
Personal Finance Consultant
After graduating in BFT, the students can apply for one of the following programmes for higher studies:
Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade
M.B.A in Foreign Trade
Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test , Delhi University Arts , Delhi University Science , Delhi University Entrance Exam , English and Foreign Languages University Entrance Test are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Bachelor of Foreign Trade (BFT) courses.
Following are some of the top colleges offering Management courses : Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow) , S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (Mumbai) , Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad) , International Management Institute (New Delhi) , Indian Institute of Technology (Chennai). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Bachelor of Foreign Trade (BFT) or not.
Some of the popular specializations for B.F.T. (Bachelor of Foreign Trade) are : Biotechnology , Natural Resource Management.
Bachelor of Foreign Trade (BFT) is a 3 year course.
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