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Established : 1963 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : AICTE
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IIFT is a privates Institute that came into existence in 1963, located in Kolkata, West Bengal. AICTE approves IIFT and is graded A by NAAC. The Institute has ranked at 31st position among the top B-Schools by NIRF. IIFT provides prominent education with the latest methods which are applicable for today's world. The campus of IIFT is surrounded by over 7 acres of green land with all the equipment to help students have a better experience at campus. The Institute of IIFT offers Postgraduate courses in various fields.

  • The Institute offers MBA (Full-time), MBA (Part-time), and MA courses with various specializations.
  • MBA course is offered to the students who have passed Bachelor's degree with 50% marks from a recognized board.
  • Fila year candidates eligible can also apply for an MBA course, and there is no age limit to apply.
  • Admission for the MBA course at IIFT is based on GMAT entrance exam scores.
  • The final selection for the MBA course at IIFT depends on a written exam conducted by the Institute.
  • Students who qualify in the Entrance exam conducted by IIFT will have to appear in Essay Writing, GD, and PI conducted by the Institute.
  • Candidates must appear in the three rounds that are mentioned above to get admission.
  • Applicants will be allotted seats based on performance in written tests and performance in GDPI and essay writing.
  • The names of the selected applicants will appear in the Merit List, and the Institute will also send personal mail to the chosen students.
  • Students must have 65% in IIFT written test, 15% in GD, and 20% in PI to be eligible.  
  • IIFT also provides a part-time MBA course for 2.6 years in International Business.
  • Students applying for an MBA course at IIFT must have a UG degree with 50% marks.
  • Along with a UG degree, candidates must also have three years of work experience in the managerial cadre.
  • Admission for MBA Part-time course at IIFT is based on Essay Writing, GDPI.
  • The final selection for MBA Part-time at IIFT depends on screening of the application form. IIFT offers an MA course in Economics to the students who have 50%v marks in Bachelor's degree.
  • Admission for an MBA course at IIFT depends on Merit in the qualifying examination.
  • The application process of IIFT is available on the official website of the Institute.
  • Students will have to click on the admission section on the official page.
  • The application form of IIFT can fill giving in personal details.
  • Application form fees can be paid by the applicants and submit the application form to the Institute.


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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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I want addmission in iift kolkata
Asked by Dasgupta
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.

I have not given entrance test for IIFT. Can I get direct admission? If yes, then please tell me how
Asked by Sakch
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.

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.
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.

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.
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.

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