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Established : 1963 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : AICTE
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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is an autonomous institute started by Government of India in the year 1963. The Institute visualizes the forthcoming as a promoter for innovative ideas, perceptions and talents for the universalization of the Nation’s economy.

The Institute offers MA, MBA, Ph.D. and Ex. PGD in foreign trade stream. The basic eligibility for MA is bachelor’s degree, for Ph.D. is Master’s Degree or M.Phil. For MBA and Ex. PGD is Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. The candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in written test, GD and PI.

IIFT courses:

  • MA Economics
  • Ph.D.
  • MBA
  • EX. PGD
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by inchara, 05 Feb 2020
Class of 2014

The institute offers an MBA in international business for two years full time at INR 7.6 Lakhs. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,Kolkata Admission criteria includes the candidate should’ve secured a min. of 50% average marks in their bachelor’s degree of any discipline from a recognized university approved by the AICTE. The candidate will also have to write the IIFT written test which is supposedly more competitive than the CAT, due to its GK section. Based on score secured in IIFT written test candidates are shortlisted. After which, the candidates are finalized based on performance in essay writing, group discussion and personal interview, Part time MBA candidates should have work experience.

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Karunyaasked on 16-Mar-2020 06:52:02
Does IIFT provides scholorship facility

Dasguptaasked on 06-Nov-2019 15:09:08
I want addmission in iift kolkata

replied on 12-Nov-2019 04:34:47

Through GMAT or any state level or national level entrance exam you could seek IIFT Kolkata admission for MBA. You can either fill the application form online or offline to proceed ahead with the IIFT Kolkata admissions.

Sakchasked on 28-Jan-2019 18:05:12
I have not given entrance test for IIFT. Can I get direct admission? If yes, then please tell me how

replied on 29-Jan-2019 16:23:56

A valid CAT score require to take admission in this college. Please check with college i think in some courses college conducting written test for admission.

SHUBHANKAR SINGHasked on 30-Aug-2018 06:24:17
procedure for direct admisson

replied on 30-Aug-2018 08:51:25

Admission procedure for MBA:

  • Admission is through Group Discussion, Essay Writing, and Interview to be held at IIFT Campus.
  • Candidate should have Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline.
  • The total fee for MBA is 7.6 lakhs for 2 years.

Kailash kisanasked on 16-Dec-2017 13:25:44
Entrance exam & courses fees

ROSHNEE SENGUPTAasked on 02-Oct-2017 11:34:45
Admission Procedures & Placements

replied on 07-Oct-2017 07:26:51

Hi Roshnee,

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade fee:

the total fee will be 1570000 for general and OBC student (SC/ST/PWD fee is 785000) for NRI and foregin student the total fee will be US$ 60,000 and some 55000 some extra charges is there for all the student have to pay this amount. hostel fee is 47,000 3 shearing room and 57 thousend for double occupancy without mess and mess charge is around 5000 per month.

ATYAM SURESHasked on 30-Sep-2017 11:18:48
Sir, Want to know the procuedure / management quota for IIFT etc.,

replied on 07-Oct-2017 10:03:43

Hi Atyam,

   The admission procedure of IIFT for MBA programme is:-

  • Recognized bachelor’s or graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks
  • 45% for candidate belonging to SC/ST category
  • Appearing in final year of graduation can also apply and they have to submit their document till October
  • No age limit.

ADITI GHOSHasked on 17-Sep-2017 18:03:36
i want to pursue my MBA from IIFT kolkata. can you please say me the process of admission .

replied on 25-Sep-2017 10:52:50

Hi Aditi Ghosh,

MBA Admission process at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,Kolkata West Bengal:

  • The candidate must have recognized Graduation degree of minimum 3 years  duration in any discipline.
  • The mode of Admission is further based on the  Essay writeup, Written test, Group Discussion and Interview.

Alivia Deasked on 26-Jan-2017 11:47:17
Is there any direct admission available..?

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