IIFT Application Form & Registration 2021

Updated By Shreya Sareen on 20 Dec, 2020 03:17

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IIFT 2021 Application Form (Extended)

IIFT 2021 last date for filling the application form has been extended until December 30, 2020 (till 5:00 pm) and candidates can pay the fees till 11:50 pm. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) had released the notification for admission to the MBA IB course in its New Delhi and Kolkata campuses. IIFT 2021 registration began on November 6, 2020. The exam will be conducted on January 24, 2021.

Direct Link to apply for IIFT 2021

Filling up the IIFT application form is the first step in the process of taking the IIFT Entrance Exam 2021. Every year, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade conducts this entrance exam on a national level. Candidates planning for the IIFT 2021 examination, must know about the application process in detail so that they may successfully fill the form and mark their appearance in the examination. IIFT entrance exam 2021 online application form will be available from September 2020 onwards. 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.

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IIFT Application Dates 2021

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



Start of IIFT 2021 Application Process

November 6, 2020

End of IIFT 2020 Application Process

December 30, 2020

IIFT 2021 Application Form Correction Window Opens    


Last Date to Make Changes in IIFT 2021 Application Form


Availability of IIFT 2021 Admit Card

2nd week of January 2021 (Tentative)

IIFT 2021 Exam Date

January 24, 2021

Steps to fill IIFT 2021 Application Form

IIFT application process is online which is similar to other such examination. Till the past few years, IIFT used to conduct the offline application process, but from this year onwards the institute is going to initiate the online application process.

The IIFT has done away with the grace period of application fee payment. IIFT will no longer provide a window for the submission of application fee after the conclusion of online application form submission. The IIFT 2021 application fee has to be paid as soon as the application form is submitted. 

Once the candidate knows the format of the IIFT application form, then it becomes easier for the applicants to apply for the examination. The IIFT form filling can be done in three simple steps which have been explained here with required pointers. Candidates can follow these steps and complete the form filling in 15 mins only.

First Step: “Apply Online”

  • Candidates will have to click on “Apply Now” 

  • They will have to choose the category under which they want to apply for the IIFT 2021. 

Second Step: IIFT “Fill Up Basic Details”

  • Candidates will have to fill up the  ‘Basic Details’ of the candidate and submit the application form. After submission of the IIFT Application form, an Application Number would be generated through the registered Email ID and Mobile number.

Third Step: Use IIFT ‘’Application Number”

  • Log in to the IIFT online application website using the IIFT “Application Number”. After logging in, the candidates will have to get themselves registered. Once this step is completed a mail with an intimation would be sent to the applicant. Proceed for the payment of the Application Fee for IIFT 2021. 

How to pay IIFT Application Fee

Candidates must pay the Application Fee through Credit Card, Net Banking or any other mode of online payment. 

Check Points for IIFT Application Form

The Applicants will have to Upload Scanned and Signed Photograph on the application form. The photograph that will be used for the application form must be in JPEG format of highest 50kb. 

Print Out the IIFT 2021 Application Form

Once the application form of IIFT is completed and have been submitted successfully then they can take a print out of the filled up form for future references.

No changes will be allowed or entertained after the submission of the form. 

IIFT 2021 Application Correction

The IIFT opens the gateway for correction of the application form in the last week of October and the first week of November. The applicants can edit the limited details which could be editable by using the Application number and password. 

Details to be filled in the IIFT 2021 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 2021

Mode of Payment

Online through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

Fees for General candidates

INR 2000

Fees for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates

INR 2000

Fees for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates

INR 1,000

Fees for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates

INR 1,000

Fees for People with Disability (PWD) candidates

INR 1,000

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 2020 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 ImageSize of the ImageFormat of the Image
Photograph50 KB.JPEG/.JPG
Signature20 KB.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 2020 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.

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FAQs about IIFT Application Form

What is the maximum limit of the documents that should be attached with the IIFT application form?

The maximum size of the photograph and signature should not exceed 50 KB and 20 KB respectively. Besides this, they should be in JPEG/ JPG format only.

Will I have to attach some documents along with IIFT application form?

Yes, you will have to attach a scanned copy of photograph and signature while filling the IIFT application form.

Can I edit my IIFT application form?

Yes, you can edit your application form during the correction window. It should be noted that only those candidates who have submitted the application fee before the deadline will be allowed to edit the form.

How can I pay the application fee of IIFT?

You can pay the application fee via any online payment mode such as Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card or UPI.

What are the requirements while filling the IIFT application form?

You are advised to keep your mark sheets, scanned copy of photographs and ID proof along with you while filling the application form. You are also advised to have a good internet connection so that you do not face any difficulty while filling the application form.

What is the application fee of IIFT for the reserved category?

The application from of IIFT for SC/ST as well as Pwd category is INR 1000.

Is the IIFT application fee same for all the categories?

No, IIFT application fee is different for SC/ ST and PwD candidates. While the application fee for OBC and General category is the same.

What details do I have to fill in the IIFT 2021 application form?

You will have to fill some of the important details such as Name of the Candidate, Candidate’s Father’s Name and Gender of the Candidate.

How can I fill the IIFT 2021 application form?

You can fill the application form of IIFT 2021 from the official website of IIFT. You will have to enter your login details to fill the application form.

When will the IIFT 2021 application form be released?

The application form of IIFT 2021 will be released soon. Important dates are not yet announced.

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