How to Apply for IIFT 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 16 Jan, 2019 10:49 IST

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How to Apply for IIFT 2019

Filling up the IIFT Application Form is the first step in the process of taking the IIFT Entrance Exam 2019. Every year, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade conducts this entrance exam on a national level. Candidates planning for the IIFT 2019 examination, must know about the application process in detail so that they may successfully fill the form and mark their appearance in the examination. The application process for IIFT 2019 has ended for the candidates of Indian origin. The candidates outside India (NRI and Foreign Nationals) can apply till 15th February 2019, as specified by IIFT. Continue reading the following information to get details regarding the process of filling the IIFT application form. You can also read about the overall MBA admission process in India here.

IIFT Application Dates 2019

The following table provides the important dates related to the application process of IIFT:

Start of IIFT 2019 Application Process

8th August 2018

End of IIFT 2019 Application Process for General/SC/ST/PWD/OBC(NCL)

24th September 2018

End of IIFT 2019 Application Process for NRI and Foreign National

15th February 2019

IIFT 2019 Exam Date

2nd December 2019

Procedure to Fill IIFT Application Form 2019

IIFT application form can be filled only through the online medium. For this, candidates are asked to visit the official website of IIFT and fill the form following the steps that are given below:

  • Go to the Official Website of IIFT.
  • Go to the 'Home Page'. 
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ flashed on the page.
  • A new page will open with the Application Form that is to filled in steps.
  • You will have to start with the Step 1 denoting the 'Primary Registration'.
  • Fill in the Primary Registration form with the asked credentials and click on the 'Submit' button given at the end of the form. 
  • Once you are done with the first form and submitted it successfully, you will be directed to Step 2.
  • Step 2 is the 'Academic and Personal Details' form which must be filled in correctly.
  • Click on the 'Submit' button after completing the form, to go to Step 3.
  • In Step 3 you will have to make Payment using online medium only.
  • Once the payment gateway is successfully done you can click on the submit button to go to the Step 4 of the Application Form.
  • To continue further, you must upload your scanned Photograph and Signature as asked in Step 4.
  • A final click on the Submit button and then you are done with Form Filling procedure of IIFT 2019.
  • You must not forget to keep the copy of IIFT Application form (online) for future use.

Details to be filled in the IIFT 2019 Application Form

  • Name of the Candidate

  • Candidate’s Father’s Name

  • Candidate’s Mother’s Name

  • Date of Birth of the Candidate

  • Gender of the Candidate

  • Resident (Indian or NRI or Foreign National).

  • Present and Permanent Address

  • Valid Mobile Number of the Candidate along with an Alternate Contact Number.

  • Educational background details, consisting of Degrees and Marks obtained.

  • Professional Experience (if any).

  • Valid Personal Email Address handled by the Candidate.

  • Details of the bank at the time of making payment.

  • A Password for the purpose of further logins.

  • Captcha (to prove that you are not a computer)

IIFT Application Fee 2019

Mode of Payment

Online through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

Fees for General candidates

INR 1650

Fees for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates

INR 1650

Fees for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates

INR 825

Fees for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates

INR 825

Fees for People with Disability (PWD) candidates

INR 825

Fees for Foreign National/NRI

INR 5500/ USD 85

Important Instructions

  • IIFT will not take responsibility for any server and internet issue faced by the applicants during the form submission or during the completion of the online payment.
  • Candidates are advised to fill in correct details as anyone with wrong or forged information shall loose their candidature for IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam.
  • The Photograph and the Signature of the candidate must in the size and format prescribed by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Given below is the desired size and format of the scanned Photograph and Signature.
Type of Image Size of the Image Format of the Image
Photograph 50kb .JPEG/.JPG
Signature 20kb .JPEG/.JPG
  • The scanned image should not be distorted or blur with a shady or a loud background.
  • Scanned photographs must be formal as selfies and informal photographs will not be acceptable for the Application Procedure of IIFT 2019 Entrance Exam. 
  • Candidates must be ready with their Card details at the time of making payment to complete the Application Procedure.
  • All disputes regarding Application Procedure and Payment would be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only. Incomplete applications in any manner (either for Application Forms or filled-in applications) SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED.


1. Can I make changes in the data once I've submitted the form?

No, you cannot make changes in the data. For any modifications in the form, kindly send us an e-mail from your registered e-mail ID mentioning your Full Name (as mentioned in the application form), application form no. and the details to be edited. Please note that only a few basic information can be modified.

2. Why is bank name not appearing on my printed online application form?

Bank name will appear only for candidates who pay for the online form through Demand Draft. If the payment is done through Credit/Debit card, bank name will not appear and space there will remain blank.

3. What are the modes of payment?

Payment can only be done in Online mode.

Online Payment: Through VISA/Master Credit/Debit cards.

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