Indian Institute of Foreign Trade [IIFT]

IIFT 2017 Eligibility

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

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The IIFT 2017 Eligibility Criteria 

The candidate before filling up the Application Form has to go through the factors of Eligibility criteria of IIFT 2017. The eligibility criteria  are as follows:

Eligibility Criteria for IIFT 2017 for General/ SC/ST/OBC/PH category:

  • The Candidate must have a Bachelors degree in any discipline with a minimum duration of 3 years.
  • There is no age limit for taking up the IIFT 2017 examination
  • Indian citizens, as well as citizens of a foreign nation, can apply for IIFT 2017 
  • Candidates in their final year of Graduation are eligible to apply provided they submit the proof of the required eligibility criteria before the deadline. 

Eligibility Criteria for IIFT 2017 for NRI/Foreign Candidates:

  • Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals/NRIs/Children of NRI candidates who will be considered based on their GMAT score.
  • A candidate will be considered ineligible to write IIFT 2017 if the applying candidate fails to clear the Bachelor's exam.
  • The candidates who are NRI- Sponsored are not considered.


  • If the candidates fulfil the eligibility criteria which is given above.The candidate can start filling the application form of IIFT 2017.
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Your age doesn't stop you from applying for IIFT exam.
Educational Qualification
You should have a Bachelor's Degree to satisfy the IIFT eligibility. And also if you are in final year of Graduation then also you can apply for IIFT exam.
Domicile / Reservation
If you belong to Foreign Nationals/NRIs/Children of NRI then there will be few reserved seat. Based on your GMAT score the seats will be allocated.
If you have back locks or failed to clear bachelor degree in final year then you are not eligible for IIFT examination.

Discussion Forum View all 75 Questions

What is the eligibility criterion for IIFT 2017?

Asked By: Madan kumar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Candidate should have obtained recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to proof of prerequisite qualification by October 7, 2017, for IIFT.
  • No age limit.
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QIIFT 2017 age limit

Is there any age limit for the IIFT exam?

Asked By: Rayan Mathew,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There is no age limit to apply for the IIFT exam.

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QEligibility condition

What is the IIFT eligibility criteria in terms of Nationality?

Asked By: Soujanya S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Eligibility criteria in terms of Nationality is given below:

  • Indian candidates, as well as the foreign candidates are eligible to apply for the post graduate program offered by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
  • The terms and conditions applied to the Indian candidates are also applicable for Foreign candidates.
  • The foreign candidates can avail the application form till 15 February 2017. They will have to pay Rs. 4,500 as the application form fee.
  • The candidates can appear for the exam either from New Delhi or Kolkata.
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QAllotment of seats

How are seats allotted for IIFT?

Asked By: Yenesa R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The seats are allotted after the following process:

  1. Shortlisting: After the IIFT exam, candidates will be shortlisted based on the marks obtained in the exam.
  2. Final Selection: After the candidates are shortlisted, they would have to do essay writing and group discussion.
  3. Interview: The last process is personal interview, after which the candidates will be allotted seats.
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QEligibility Criteria

What is the eligibility criteria for applying?

Asked By: Somnath Chatterjee,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The eligibility criteria for applying to IIFT is:

  • A recognized Bachelors degree in any discipline of a minimum duration of 3 years.
  • No age limit for eligibility.
  • Indian candidates, as well as foreign candidates, are eligible to apply for this course.
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QIIFT exam

is IIFT examination only for Indian candidates?

Asked By: Joseph Paul,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, both the Indian and the foreign nationality students can apply for the IIFT examination provided they apply through GMAT scores

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