Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)

IIFT Exam Date is Dec 02, 2018 ( Exam will be held in paper pen ).

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 Notification:

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct its written exam ifor admission to its batches 2019-21 for MBA in International Business (MBA-IB) programme at New Delhi, Kolkata AND Kakinada (AP) Campuses. There are 220 seats in Delhi Campus and 140 seats in Kolkata Campus. Seats are reserved as per Government of India norms.

Important Dates for IIFT Exam 2018

Date of commencement of application
July 15, 2017
Last date for submission Form Fill up
Sept 15, 2017
Date to download admit card
Nov 1st Week 2017
Last date for receipt of applications for Foreign Nationals/ NRIs
Feb 15, 2017
Exam Date
Dec 2 , 2018 ( 10.00 AM – 12.00PM )

IIFT 2018 - 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 2018 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

Registration fee   :

Category Application Fees
General /OBC 1550 INR
NRI/Foreigner 4500 INR

IIFT 2018 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, 2017.
  • No age limit.


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.