Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi, Kolkata & Kakinda Admission

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IIFT Notification: The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct its written exam for admission to its batches 2020-22 for MBA in International Business (MBA-IB) programme at New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (AP) Campuses. There are 220 seats in Delhi Campus, 140 seats in Kolkata Campus and 60 seat for Kakinda Andhra Pradesh Campus.. Seats are reserved as per Government of India norms.

Here is the list of Center for IIFT Exam in India are 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, Essay Writing and Interview to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research.The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) exam is the written entrance test for two-year MBA (International Business) programme at IIFT.

IIFT cut off and Candidates list (Data as per last year trend)

IIFT Campus
Seat
No. of candidates to be shortlisted
Expected cut off
Tuition Fees (INR in lacs)
IIFT Delhi
220
1100
41
16.7 Lacs for General / OBC(NCL ); 8.35 Lacs for SC / ST / PWD; Foreign National / NRI for US$ 60,000/-
IIFT Kolkata
140
700
38
16.7 Lacs for General / OBC(NCL ); 8.35 Lacs for SC / ST / PWD; Foreign National / NRI for US$ 60,000/-
IIFT Kakinda
60
300
34
16.7 Lacs for General / OBC(NCL ); 8.35 Lacs for SC / ST / PWD; Foreign National / NRI for US$ 60,000/-

Tuition Fees: INR 16.7 Lacs for General/ OBC (NCL) Candidate. INR 8.35 Lacs for SC/ST/PWD & usd 60k for Foreign National / NRI Candidates. INR 55,000 Other Charges applicable for All. There are other charges of 32,500 for first year and 22,500 in the second year for computer facility, internet, library, alumni charges and IMF (student body).

Hostel Fees:

MBA (IB) is a residential programme and all the students are compulsorily required to stay in the hostel. In Delhi, the students are allotted accommodation on double / triple occupancy basis at the sole discretion of the Institute. The hostel rent for the 2018-20 batch is 47,000 per student per annum on triple occupancy basis and ` 57,000 on double occupancy basis for Delhi Campus.

In Kolkata, the students are allotted accommodation on single occupancy basis. The hostel rent is 57,000 p.a. for Kolkata Campus. The hostel rent is payable in advance on yearly basis.

Admission Test Pattern:

  • The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English).
  • Duration of the test is two hours and will cover English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

Important Dates for IIFT Exam 2019

IIFT 2018 Registration Start
2nd week of Aug 2019
IIFT 2018 Registration End
3rd Week of Sep 2019
Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre
1st Week of Nov 2019
Date to download admit card
3rd Week of Nov 2019 Onwards
IIFT 2018 Registration Closed for Foreign Nationals/ NRIs
2nd week of feb 2020
Exam Date
1st Sunday of Dec 2019
Result Date
2nd week of Jan 2020

IIFT 2020 - Test Centers in India:

Here is the list of Center for IIFT Exam in India are 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, Essay Writing and Interview to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

The second phase of selection process (GD, Essay Writing and PI) will be held at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Lucknow .

IIFT 2020 Syllabus:

The IIFT written entrance exam will be a multiple choice objective type test in English with questions from the following areas: exam will be divided in 4 parts as I have mentioned below:

  • Logical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • English Comprehension
  • Quantitative Analysis

IIFT Old Question Paper and Answer Key:

Mode of Admission:

(For General/SC/ST/PWD/OBC Category)

  • On the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview and Writing Skill Assessment
  • Written Test on 1st Sunday of Dec 2019 between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar , Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam.
  • Based on marks for written test, candidates will be called for Group Discussion, Interview and Writing Skill Assessment to be held during January/February 2020 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

(For Foreign National and NRI)

  • Candidate would be shortlisted on the basis of the GMAT Score
  • Shortlisted candidate would be required to undergo a Personal Interview at IIFT campus. Candidates called for this will have to make their own travel arrangements. In case they are not able to be physically present they would be interviewed through Skype.

Registration fee:

Category Application Fees (INR)
General /OBC 1650
SC/ST/PH 825
Fee for change of Test Centre 1000
NRI/Foreigner 4500

IIFT 2020 Eligibility:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October, 2019.
  • No age limit.

Reservation

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

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 of which should not have been declared before 1st January 2016 and should be received by the Institute latest by 31st March 2018.

How to apply:

  • Click on "Apply Now" and choose the category under which you want to apply.
  • Fill in the basic details required for registration and submit the form.
  • Once submitted, Application number will be generated and intimated through an email sent to the registered email id.
  • Log in to the website using the Application No. mentioned in the email and Password entered by you while registering.
  • Follow the links to complete the registration process.
  • Once completed, the intimation regarding successful registration will be sent to the registered email id.

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