Indian Institute of Foreign Trade [IIFT]

IIFT 2017

Exam Date : 3rd December 2017 To 3rd December 2017
Result Date : 15th February 2018

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Application form, Dates, Syllabus and Pattern for  IIFT 2017:

  • The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India.
  • IIFT has a solid legacy of over 50 years and is perceived as the main Institute in the field of International Business.
  • IIFT turned into a regarded University in 2002 and extended its national impression through a grounds in Kolkata and an SME Center in Shimla.
  • MBA understudies keep on getting set in very pined for associations and parts with a to a great degree effective placement record quite a long time.
  • IIFT is as of now Grade A licensed by NAAC and has additionally started the procedure of the applying for exceedingly perceived universal accreditations.
  • The Institute has a tie-up with more than 25 Institutes over the world and proceeds to benchmark itself with best practices took after universally.
  • The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is an autonomous organization which help professionalize the country's foreign trade management and increase exports
    by developing manpower, analyzing and spread data and conducting researches.
  • The Vision of IIFT Institute is to create new ideas and, to create new concepts and develop new skills in the candidates for the innovation of India.
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, commonly known as IIFT has announced the dates of written entrance exam for admission to MBA (International Business) program.
  • There are three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), one in New Delhi, Kolkata, and Dar-es-Salaam.
  • The entrance test will help students in gaining entry into this Institute.
  • The exam pattern followed by IIFT contains Logical ability, Quantitative ability, Verbal reasoning and general awareness.
  • The syllabus that candidates must follow is similar to their high school subjects such as English grammar, number system, fractions, decimals, etc.
  • The exam centres for IIFT exams are spread across 20 cities in India.
  • For NC-OBC candidates would require submitting the certificate as a proof of authentication.


IIFT Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully registered can download the admit card from the IIFT MBA official the website. Candidates may need to fill their name during the application process. The admit card will be issued online. Candidates must carry the IIFT admit card to the exam hall on the day of the exam along with a valid photo ID. In the exam venue, exam invigilator will cross-check the ID and admit card. If candidates fail to carry the hall ticket to the exam hall, then they will not be permitted to write the test.

IIFT Exam Pattern

IIFT 2017 exam pattern follows an objective type multiple-choice exam. It will be conducted in the Exam centre under supervision. The complete address of the IIFT 2017 test centre and time on the admit card.  The entrance exam will be conducted in a paper and pencil mode. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade entrance exam is conducted to seek eligible candidates for admission to MBA in International Business programme at the Institute. 

IIFT 2017 comprises of 4 sections:

  1. English Comprehension
  2. General Knowledge & Awareness
  3. Logical Reasoning 
  4. Quantitative Analysis.

IIFT Important Dates

The important dates for IIFT 2017 will have to be examined accurately and thoroughly, it would contain the start date for obtaining an application form, dates regarding online registration and the last date for registration for it. It would also include the announcement date for the results. 

IIFT Results 

The institute will declare the IIFT 2017 results in the form of scorecard which will have the marks scored in IIFT. To check IIFT #result, candidates are required to enter their exam roll number and date of birth. The IIFT #score will be provided by the result.

IIFT Syallbus

The number of questions tends to vary but expected to range between 120 to 150. The syllabus for IIFT Exam will be divided into 4 sections. The IIFT is a speed driven test so the candidates should be very thorough with the various concepts of all sections. To know more regarding the syllabus, click here.

IIFT Cutoff

 Category Cutoff marks   Max. Marks
















IIFT Admission

Read the instructions regarding the application process carefully to follow the correct IIFT admission procedure. The candidate is required to follow all the information and rules to make sure the admission process for IIFT is done simple manner. 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.

The Institute's portfolio of long-term programs are diverse, the Programmes like:

  • MBA (International Business)-Two Year Programme, New Delhi, Kolkata, and Dar-es-Salaam
  • MBA (International Business)- Three Year Programme (Part-Time), New Delhi and Kolkata
  • Certificate Programme in Export Management, New Delhi.
  • Executive Masters in International Business, New Delhi

Fee Structure:


Tuition Fee

other Charges

General/ OBC(NCL)






Foreign National/ NRI/ Children of NRI

US$ 55,000



IIFT 2017 Exam Highlights:


National Level Screening Test





Managed By

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade


Recognised Bachelors Degree (minimum 3 years)

Total Seats

350 (210- Delhi campus, 140 Kolkata campus)

Last Date of Application

15th September 2017 

Exam date

3rd December 2017 

Results Out In

15th February 2018 

Application Fees

 INR 1550 (GEN/OBC)

 INR 775 (SC/ST)

 US$ 80 for Foreign Nationals

Email Address

Exam Name 

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 2017 

News For IIFT

  • The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade one of the premier B-Schools in the country is offering a course in MBA in International Business (IB). Besides doing a general MBA, IIFT students are exposed to the international perspectives while studying.
  • Launchpad at IIFT 2017 - Annual Entrepreneurship Conclave informative and enlightening session for all involved guiding light to upcoming entrepreneurs.
  • According to the new criteria introduced by IIFT, candidates with less than 50% are not eligible.
  • Land for the permanent campus for IIFT has been finalised at Kakinada (KSEZ) in East Godavari district.

IIFT 2017 Important Dates


IIFT 2017 Eligibility

  • Minimum Education Qualification: Recognised Bachelors Degree of 3 years.
  • Nationality: Indian or NRI.
  • Age Limit: No age limit.

IIFT 2017 Application Process

  • The Application Process for IIFT 2017 is open until 15th September 2017 for the General/SC/ST/PH/OBC (NCL), and 15th of February 2017 for Foreign Candidates/NRI. The Application Process is conducted Online and Offline, candidates can choose the category they wish to apply in and start filling out the basic information on the Application Form for IIFT 2017 Examination. Once the application has been submitted successfully the Application Number will be sent to the registered email address. 
  • Log in to the website using the Application No. and Password entered by you during the time of submission of the application. Complete the application process by following the links. You will then receive intimation regarding the completion of the application form and your successful registration for the exam. Candidates will now select the mode of payment, the options are Online Payment Gateway (Debit/Credit card) and Demand Draft (DD has to be made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at NEW DELHI details of which has to be filled in the online application form). 
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application and keep it with them for Future Reference.

IIFT 2017 Application Form Details

  • The application form is the first step in the application process for IIFT 2017.

    • Personal Information - Name of applicant, Father's name, Mother's name, Category (General/ST/SC/OBC etc), Gender, and Date of birth.
    • Contact Information - Address, Email, Contact details.
    • Password - Set and confirm the passord.
  • The two methods of payment that are available are given as follows:
    • Online Payment Gateway (Debit/Credit card)
    • Demand Draft (DD has to be made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at NEW DELHI details of which has to be filled in the online application form). 
  • Application form fee: General/OBC = Rs 1550/-

  • Application form fee: SC/ST/PH = Rs 775/-

  • Application form fee: Foreign National/NRI/children of NRI candidates = USD$ 80 (Approx Rs 4500/-)

IIFT 2017 Admit Card

  •  On the official IIFT 2017 website, an admit card link will be provided for the applicants.
  • The name and application number of the candidate needs to be entered in the page that opens.
  • The details of the candidate need to be filled in carefully.
  • Once the correct details are submitted, the admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download and print the admit card. Carry the printout along with an ID proof to the examination hall.

Note: The admit cards will be sent via post to ALL candidates. Retain the Admit Card as it will be required at different stages of the Admission Process.

IIFT 2017 Exam Pattern

  • Type of Exam: Objective Type.
  • Sections in Question Paper: 4-sections namely, English Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Language Medium of Paper: English.
  • Duration: 02 Hours.

IIFT 2017 Syllabus

  • Candidates are advised to have knowledge about the various topics present in : 
    • Logical Ability (20-25 questions to answer)
    • Quantitative Ability (25 questions to answer)
    • Data Interpretation (19-25 questions to answer)
    • Verbal Ability (20 questions related to language and vocabulary to answer)
    • General Awareness ( 25-10 questions to answer).

IIFT 2017 Results

  • To view the uploaded results, the following steps need to be followed:

    • Visit the official IIFT website.
    • In the search bar, look for the results for the IIFT 2017 exam.
    • After clicking on the provided link, a PDF file will get downloaded automatically wherein the results can be viewed.
    • Only the roll numbers of the chosen candidates will be listed in the PDF file.

IIFT 2017 Counselling

  • Candidates are required to make the payment of the counselling fee to IIFT.
  • After the payment is done, the candidate will have to put in his/her choice of campus (either Kolkata or New Delhi). The candidate will receive their campus on the basis of the IIFT written examination.
  • The candidates who have secured a higher rank in the IIFT written exam will be given priority in choice of campus. A few days after the IIFT Counselling, IIFT will release their list of seat allotmentsDownload the seat allotment letter from the official portal of IIFT. Report to the allotted campus within the given dates with a copy of the allotment letter.

Discussion Forum View all 75 Questions

I am an NRI from Delhi and Currently settled in LA. How do I get an admission for MBA (International Business) at IIFT?

Asked By: Immanuel Philip,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

For an NRI candidate to get admissions in IIFT, he must fulfil all the Basic Eligibility Criteria and he must clear GMAT as well.

Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals/NRI's/children of NRI candidates who will be considered solely based on their GMAT score.

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QIIFT 2017 Exam Date

When will the Exam for IIFT be conducted on?

Asked By: Derick Dan,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The IIFT 2017 Exam will be conducted on the 27th of November 2017.

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What are the details for the Lodging and Boarding charges for the IIFT?

Asked By: Kumar C,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Lodging and Boarding charges are:


Hostel Fee

Mess Charges


First year: Rs.  47,000 (Triple occupancy)
Second year: Rs.  57,000 (Double occupancy)

Around Rs.  4000 p.m.


Rs.  57,000 (Single occupancy)

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What is the Fee Structure for the IIFT 2017?

Asked By: Niren Kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

 Fee Structure for the IIFT 2017 is:


Tuition Fee

General/ OBC(NCL)

Rs.  15,20,000


Rs.  7,60,000

Foreign National/ NRI/ Children of NRI

 US$ 55,000

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QAbout IIFT 2017

What are the Important things to know about the IIFT 2017?

Asked By: Allex M,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 2018 has announced the dates of written entrance exam for admission to MBA (International Business) program at their New Delhi & Kolkata campuses.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, is the governing body of the exam, and maximum seats are filled through the entrance test. IIFT 2018 will be conducted on November 27, 2017.

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What are the numbers of seat offered by IIFT Campus? Is there any reservation provision for admission?

Asked By: Apoorv C,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The number of seats offered by the IIFT Delhi & Kolkata is:

  1. IIFT Delhi- 220 seats
  2. IIFT Kolkata- 140 seats

Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. The reservations are subjected to the candidates meeting the admission requirements of the Institute under various reserved categories.

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What is the fee structure for MBA (IB) course in IIFT campus?

Asked By: Keerthi A,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

IIFT is offering MBA (IB) in two of its campuses, which are in Delhi and Kolkata. The detailed fee structure for IIFT Delhi is given below.

S.No. Particulars Estimated Fee per annum (In Rs.)
1. Tuition Fee Rs. 7,60,000/-
2. Hostel Fee ·         Rs. 47,000/- (Triple Occupancy)·         Rs. 57,000/- (Double Occupancy)
*Fee structure for IIFT, Kolkata is similar to IIFT, Delhi
  •  SC/ST/PH Category will be given 50% concession in tuition fee
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Apart from the admit card, which all documents are required to be carried by the candidate on the exam day?

Asked By: Johnathan J,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

With their Admit card candidate should reach the venue of the exam centre latest by 09:00 am with any of the following document, for appearing in the exam IIFT 2017.

  1. Passport
  2. Election I-card
  3. College I-card
  4. Driving License
  5. PAN Card
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How will the seats be allotted to the candidates after IIFT 2017 examination?

Asked By: Ashoka A,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The admission process for IIFT is categorised in two stages:

Stage 1- Short Listing of Candidate: After IIFT examination, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in IIFT 2017 examination.

Stage 2- Final Selection:  After short listing, candidates will be called for Essay Writing, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview to be held in January/February 2017. The IIFT GD/PI will be held at Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

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What will be the mode of admission for IIFT 2017?

Asked By: Roshan V,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The admission test will be multiple choices objective type written test (in English). The exam pattern for IIFT examination consists of four following sections:

  • English Comprehension
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Analysis.
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How can I register for IIFT Examination 2017?

Asked By: Tharun D,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Candidates need to register for IIFT 2017 examination. Candidates can apply for both Online and Offline mode. For online, candidates need to visit the page accessing the IIFT Application form 2017. 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.

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What will happen to the allocated seats if I fail in the Bachelor’s degree examination for the IIFT 2017?

Asked By: Shusmita S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidates who join the Programme on provisional basis but cannot qualify in Bachelor’s degree examination is liable to be cancelled instantaneously. Such candidate should immediately inform the institute on the declaration of his/her results. Admission of a candidate will be cancelled on 07th October 2017, if they do not inform the institute about such situation for IIFT 2017.

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QIIFT 2017 exam level

Is the IIFT exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Venu Rao,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the IIFT exam is a National Level Screening Test.

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QIIFT contact details

What are the IIFT contact details?

Asked By: Sima R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The IIFT contact details are given below:

Delhi Campus:

IIFT Bhawan, B-21,
Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi - 110016
Tel: +91-11-26965124 ,
Fax: +91-1126853956

Kolkata Campus:

1583 Madurdaha,
Chowbagha Road,
Ward No 108, Borough XII,
Kolkata - 700107
EPABX: +91-33-24195700
Fax: +91-33-2443 2454

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QIIFT average package

What is the IIFT average package?

Asked By: Jinta D,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The IIFT average package is around Rs.18 lakhs.

However, there are students who bagged packages worth more than Rs. 1 Crore.

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