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IIFT (IIFT - 2017)

Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General - Rs.1550 | SC / ST - Rs.775
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jul 15, 2017
Admit Card Date
Nov 11, 2017
Test Date
Nov 26, 2017
Result Date
Jan 05, 2018

IIFT 2017 - Application Steps

Create a Profile / Downloaded / Purchase the Application Form

For Apply Online:-

  • Visit IIFT website.
  • Select the category under which the candidate wants to apply.

For Downloaded the application(Online Mode):-

  • Visit IIFT website
  • downloded the application form

Purchase the application form(Offline Mode):-

The candidates can follow the mentioned steps –

  • Purchase the prospectus and the Application Form via Demand Draft or cash.
  • Fill the necessary details in the form and send it to the Institute along with the necessary enclosures.
Complete the Application Form

Name : Write your Name as it appears in your School Leaving Certificate.
Choice of Test Centre : Select your preferred test Centre city from the list of cities provided Kindly note that once the city has been selected changes will not be allowed.
Gender : Tick the appropriate gender.
Applying for : Tick the appropriate test for which you are appearing Failure to tick correctly will result in incorrect processing of your score.
Date of Birth : Enter your Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format in the space provided.
Stream : Tick against the stream in which you have obtained your graduation degree
Address : Write your complete postal mailing address including your first name in CAPITAL LETTERS. Failure to write complete address might result in non-receipt of postal communication, if any.

Payment of Fees

There are three modes of payment:

  1. Online Payment Gateway – Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)
  2. Demand Draft
  3. Cash.
Submission of Application Form

Online:- Those candiates fill the online application send the print-out along with the necessary enclosures to IIFT.

Offline:- Those Candiates fill the offline application send the same in the envelope provided for the purpose to the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, and New Delhi-110016 or 1583 Madhurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata - 700107 so as to reach IIFT on or before First week of September .

IIFT Application News

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Online Application Procedure of IIFT:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Enter a valid email ID. You will be re-directed to an instructions page.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab/button. Instructions about payment and image will appear alongside.
  • Make sure you have the following documents ready:
  1. Scanned photograph of .JPG format and less than 50kb in size.
  2. Scanned signature with white background and less than 50kb in size.
  3. Debit/Credit card (VISA or Mastercard) for online payment
  • Click on 'Click here to apply online' tab.
  • Select category (ST/SC/General) and click on it.
  • Fill complete details such as name, address, email etc. and click on submit button.
  • A login page will appear where you will have to enter your application number and password received on your email ID.
  • Enter educational details and preference of exam centre details. Click and 'Save and Continue' button.
  • Make payment online or through demand draft.

Offline Application Form of IIFT:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Enter a valid email ID. You will be re-directed to an instructions page.
  • Click on Admission to MBA (IB) and select 'By Post' tab.
  • Read instructions, fill the form and send along with demand draft to the mentioned address.
  • Address: Sh. Gaurav Gulati, SAO (Academics), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110016.

How to Apply for IIFT 2017

Cash (Personally):-

  • The Prospectus and Application Form may be obtained on all working days (Monday to Friday) between 10.00 a.m – 4.30 p.m. on payment  of   1550 ( 775/- for SC/ST/PH candidates and  4500/- for Foreign Nationals/NRIs/Children of NRIs) in cash personally from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,

B-21,Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi- 110016 OR

1583 Madhurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata - 700107.

  • SC/ST/PH candidates to bring requisite Category Certificate also.

Please note that no Demand Draft will be accepted at the Campus. Forms are available in CASH only.

By Post:-

The Brochure and Application Form may be obtained by sending the following documents to Section Officer (GSD), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 016 .

  • Request application stating your address where you want your application form to be delivered
  • Demand Draft of requisite amount in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at NEW DELHI. Please write your name and address on the back of the Demand Draft.

SC/ST/PH/OBC(non-creamy layer) :-

  • candidates to attach requisite self attested Category Certificate
  • Two self addressed adhesive stickers/ name slips with address (not the envelop) for sending the brochure and application form.

Apply Online (thru DD/Credit Card):-

Please note that the candidate should have the following ready before applying for online registration:

  • You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photo of yours. The photograph should be in .JPG format and the size of this photo should be less than 50 KB.
  • You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a white background. The size of this signature file should be less than 50 KB.
  •  A valid Credit / Debit card (Master/ VISA) in case you want to pay ONLINE.
  • Demand Draft of requisite amount if you are paying by Demand Draft.
  • Note:-Take the print-out of the Form, attach your photograph and sign in the Box provided for the purpose. Send the print-out along with the necessary enclosures to IIFT.

Eligibility for IIFT 2017

a) Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration. b) Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualication by 7th October 2016. c) No age limit.

IIFT 2017 Important Instructions

  • IIFT will not be responsible for postal delay or non-receipt of applications due to postal loss.
  • Seats are reserved as per Government of India norms. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirements of the Institute under this category.
  • Application fee will not be refunded.
  • Complete details of the programme are available at IIFT's website and the students can submit applications online by visiting the website and clicking the ADMISSIONS icon available on the homepage.
  • Students are advised to quote the Serial Number of the Application Form in all correspondence with the Institute.
  • All disputes would be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts ONLY. Incomplete applications in any manner (either for Application Forms or filled-in applications) and those received after the prescribed date SHALL BE SUMMARILY REJECTED.

IIFT 2017 Relaxation Policy

Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirement of the Institute under different categories.

IIFT Application FAQ

1) What is the MBA (IB) Programme?

The MBA (IB) is a general management course with special emphasis on International Business. This means, besides doing a general MBA (as is done in other B-Schools), IIFT students are exposed to the international perspectives of various subjects by virtue if their doing courses like international marketing, international finance, international strategy and international brand management.

2) What are the specializations offered in the MBA (IB) Programme at IIFT?

The first year, consisting of three trimesters, is a core course which encompasses all the basic functional areas of management. In the third trimester students are taught the nuances of international aspects of these functional areas. The second year is when students get to choose their preferred area of specialization viz. marketing, finance, trading or systems and IT.

3) Is there an entrance examination to get admission in IIFT? If yes, what is the date and time of examination?

Yes, there is an entrance examination popularly named as IIFT, which will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The duration of examination is 2 hours from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.

4) How can I register for IIFT Examination?

  • Candidates need to register for IIFT  examination. Candidates can apply in both Online and Offline mode.
  • For online, candidates need to visit the page accessing the IIFT application form .
  • Candidate must follow the instructions before applying and choose the category and fill the basic details.
  • An application number will be allocated to the candidate, which should be noted. With that generated application number, the candidate need to login with a password and follow the instructions.
  • While registering for test candidates need to pay the application fee. For Offline registration, candidates can buy, fill and submit the form at IIFT, Delhi campus.

5) What is the amount of application fee?

  • The cost of prospectus and application form is one-time payment and it is mandatory for all the candidate to pay the application fee.
  • The application form will not process further without the payment of application fee.
  • The amount to be paid for fees is as follows: Application Fee (General Category): Rs. 1500/- Application Fee(SC/ST/PH): Rs. 775/-.

6) What are the modes of payment?

  • Payments can be done in both Online and Offline mode.
  • Payment Mode:-
  1. Online Payment:-Payers can pay through VISA/Master Credit/Debit cards.
  2. Offline Payment:-
  • Cash– Applicants can pay at any of the IIFT campus(Delhi & Kolkata)·
  • Demand Draft– Candidate can pay through DD in favor of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, payable at New Delhi.Candidate who have paid through DD are advised to retain a photocopy for future reference. While paying for the application forms, candidates need to bring/attach the requisite Category Certificate along with application form.

7) Can I modify the data once I submit the application form?

No, data cannot be modified once it is submitted. For any urgent modifications, send a mail from your registered mail id mentioning your full name, application form no. and the details to be edited.

8) Which are the exam centres for IIFT examination to be held?

The test will be held in major cities of the country. The institute will preferably try to allot the test city filled in by the candidate in the application form. All the details of test cities with address will be provided in the admit card. Given below are some of the IIFT test cities , where the IIFT will be scheduled.

  • Ahmedabad,
  • Allahabad,
  • Bangalore,
  • Bhubaneshwar,
  • Chandigarh,
  • Chennai,
  • Coimbatore,
  • Delhi,
  • Dehradun,
  • Guwahati,
  • Hyderabad,
  • Indore,
  • Jaipur,
  • Jamshedpur,
  • Kochi,
  • Kolkata,
  • Lucknow,
  • Mumbai,
  • Nagpur and
  • Visakhapatnam.

9) Can I change my examination centre?

To change the examination centre, candidate is required to send a written request duly signed by the candidate with a DD of Rs. 550/-in favor of “Indian Institute of Foreign Trade” payable at New Delhi. The request must be sent on or before November 4, 2016.

10) When will I get my Admit Card?

Admit Card will be send to all the candidates by post, who would have submitted the filled-in application form in all respects (online and offline), in the second week of November . Candidates who will not receive their Admit Card by November 15 can download the Admit Card from the link given below.

11) Apart from the admit card, which all documents are required to be carried by the candidate on the exam day?

With their Admit card candidate should reach the venue of the exam centre on November 27 latest by 09:00am with any of the following document, for appearing in the exam.

  • Passport
  • Election I-card
  • College I-card
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card

List of IIFT 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Pen & Paper
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Pen & Paper
Assam Guwahati Pen & Paper
Chandigarh Chandigarh Pen & Paper
Gujarat Ahmedabad Pen & Paper
Jharkhand Jamshedpur Pen & Paper
Karnataka Bengaluru Pen & Paper
Madhya Pradesh Indore Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Mumbai Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Nagpur Pen & Paper
Orissa Bhubaneshwar Pen & Paper
Rajasthan Jaipur Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Chennai Pen & Paper
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Pen & Paper
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad Pen & Paper
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Pen & Paper
Uttaranchal Dehradun Pen & Paper
West Bengal Kolkata Pen & Paper
Kerala Kochi Pen & Paper
Delhi Delhi Pen & Paper