The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, is one of the most prestigious B-Schools in India. IIFT conducts its own entrance exam for admission to its flagship program, MBA in International Business (IB). IIFT offers MBA (International Business) at its campuses: New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salaam campus in Tanzania.

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification: July, 2018
  • Last Date to Apply: September, 2018
  • Date of Exam: December, 2018
  • Declaration of Results: December, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

You should have completed Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline. If you are appearing for a qualifying exam, then also you can apply. 

There is no age limit to apply.

Admission Process

Selection is on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview. Based on the marks of Written Test, a limited number of candidates are invited for second phase of selection process comprising Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview, to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

For Foreign Nationals / NRI / Children of NRIs: Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals, NRIs and Children of NRIs and the admission is considered on the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score.

Exam Pattern of Written Test

IIFT test has different marks for each section, sectional cutoff, gk section and less time as compared to number of questions. The duration of the test is 2 hours and test is a multiple choice objective type. There is negative marking too. The admission test generally consists of questions covering English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.

Exam Centers

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubeneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hydrabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. Based on the marks of Written Test, a limited number of candidates will be invited for second phase of selection process comprising Group Discussion, Writing Skill Assessment and Interview to be held at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

About IIFT

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organization. IIFT is one of the premier B-schools in India.