IIFT invites application for MBA Entrance Exam 2018 for admission to MBA International Business


The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) invites applications for Master of Business Administration (MBA – International Business) Degree Programme at New Delhi, Kolkata & Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) Campuses, academic year 2018-20


The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade IIFT will conduct the IIFT 2018 MBA entrance exam on 26th November 2017. The qualifiers of IIFT 2018 Entrance Exam will receive admission in MBA, International Business Programme the academic year 2018-20


Pl See  the details of application, test pattern, syllabus and other aspects of the IIFT 2018 MBA (IB) Entrance Exam


The IIFT MBA Programmes aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities.



Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories)


Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 08th October 2018

No age limit



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


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


IIFT 2018 Dates


Last Date to Apply Online: 08th September 2017 (Friday)


Last Date to apply Online and submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals and NRIs: 15th February 2018 (Thursday)


Date of IIFT 2018 Written Examination: 26th November 2017 (Sunday, 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon)


Mode of Admission

Selection will be on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview


Written Test will be held on Sunday, 26th November 2017 during 10.00 AM – 12.00 Noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubeneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, 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


IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required



Exam Pattern 2018

The admission test is a multiple choice objective type written test (in English) of 120 minutes

It generally consists of questions covering


(i) English Grammar


(ii) Vocabulary and Comprehension


(iii) General Knowledge & Current Affairs


(iv) Logical Reasoning


(v) Data Interpretation and


(vi) Quantitative Analysis


Change of Centre

Candidates should be careful while opting for the Admission Test Centre. A fee of Rs.1000/- will be charged for changing the opted Centre. No request for change of centre will be entertained after 03rd November 2017


Admit Cards

The Admit Cards can be downloaded from IIFT’s website from 15th November 2017. With a print out of the Admit card, the candidates should reach the venue of the Exam Centre on 26th November 2017 latest by 09.00 a.m. with one of the following documents: (a) Passport (b) Election I-Card (c) Aadhar Card (d) PAN Card (e) Driving License (f) College I-Card for appearing in the Exam


IIFT 2018 Application form – How to Apply

For Online: Candidates, who wish to fill in Online Application Form, please visit IIFT website at www.iift.edu. Click on the Admission 2018-20 icon and fill in the online form as per details given in website


For Offline: Candidates who bought the Prospectus in Cash or through Demand Draft need to complete the enclosed Application Form and sent the same in the envelope provided for the purpose to the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016


Registration Fee

General/OBC Candidates: Rs.1550/-

SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs.775/-

Foreign National/NRI candidates: US$ 80 (INR Rs.4500)


Mode of Payment

Online Payment Gateway – Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

Demand Draft – Applicant has to get a DD made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form

For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-39147213 (Direct), 39147200 – 205 (Extn. 621) OR email at admissions@iift.ac.in


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (Deemed University), (Dept of Commerce, Govt. of India), Delhi Campus: B-21 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016, Tel.: 011-26857908, Email: admissions@iift.ac.in


Kolkata Campus: 1583 Madurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata-700091, Email: koladmission@iift.ac.in, Tel.: 033-23572853, Website www.iift.ac.in


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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