Founded in year 1963, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Kolkata stands for it academic excellence that has been it's trademark over these 53 years. It was established as the autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce and Industry to bring students more closer to general management techniques relevant to international business. IIFT Kolkata is pioneer in imparting skills and knowledge for its flagship course Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB). It is one of the leading B-schools offering MBA in International Business, stands next to IIFT's other campus in Delhi.

  • MBA in International Business (MBA-IB)
    Two-year MBA (International Business) - Full Time
    Two and a half-year MBA (International Business) - Weekend
  • Executive Programmes
    Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB)
  • Doctoral Programme
    Full time / part time Doctoral Programme
  • Certificate programme
    Certificate programme in Export Management

 

Getting into IIFT Kolkata(IIFT)

IIFT Results Accepted

For MBA - IB Programme

  • Domestic Candidates (in India) - IIFT Exam
  • International Candidate (outside India) - GMAT

For Executive Programmes - Application Based

For Certification Programmes- Application based

IIFT Eligibility

Eligibility For MBA-IB

  • The candidate must have a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply.
  • There’s no age limit

Eligibility For Executive Courses

  • Candidate must have a Post Graduate Degree/Engineering Degree OR equivalent from any recognized University or Institution and managerial work experience of not less than three years or,
  • Candidate must have passed Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution and must have managerial work experience of not less than FIVE years.
  • Only the work experience as on 31st July of the year when the programme is advertised is considered.
  • Candidate must provide Company sponsorship or No Objection Certificate from the employer.
  • There’s no age limit

Eligibility For Certificate Courses

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from any recognized Indian or Foreign University.
  • Candidates with Diploma must have two years of full time work
  • There is no Age limit

 

IIFT Kolkata Admission Procedure

  • For MBA-IB

    Those interested for an admission are required to appear for the IIFT exam (or GMAT incase of foreign candidates). The performance in written test is evaluated and based on that students are called for Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Final selection is done after GDPI result.


  • For Executive courses

    The candidates shortlisted based on the applications are called for successive stages viz. Essay Writing, Group Discussion, Personal Interview.


  • For Certification Courses

    The selection is done on the basis of the candidate's application. Shortlisted candidates are called for personal interview.


IIFT Eligibility and Selection Criteria for MBA at IIFT

IIFT exam is the gateway to Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (GMAT for foreign candidates).

 

Section

Total number of   Questions

Marks per Question

Total marks

Section 1

General Awareness

26

0.50

13

Section 2 Part1

English Usage

20

0.75

15

Section 2 Part 2

Reading Comprehension

17

1

17

Section 3

Logical Reasoning

20

1

20

Section 4 Part 1

Data Interpretation

15

1

15

Section 4 Part 2

Quantitative Ability

20

1

20

 

Overall

118

 

100

 

IIFT Exam analysis over past four years

Year

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Time

120 minutes

120 minutes

120 minutes

120 minutes

120 minutes

Total number of Questions

126

118

128

135

122

Number of sections

four

four

four

four

four

Marking Scheme

Differential

Differential

Differential

Differential

Differential

Negative marking

1/3 marks

1/3 marks

1/3 marks

1/3 marks

1/3 marks

 


 

IIFT Fees

The revised fees of IIFT for session 2016-18 is given below.

Programme

Fees (Approx). It includes only tuition fees.

 

General/ OBC

SC/ST/PH

Foreign candidates

MBA IB

Rs. 15,20,000

Rs. 7,60,000

US$ 55,000

Executive Courses

Rs. 3,50,000

Rs. 1,75,000

NA

Certificate Course

Rs. 75,000

Rs. 32,500

 



Inside IIFT Kolkata

IIFT Diversity

 

Gender Diversity

The current batch of IIFT saw a rise in the number of female candidates.

 

Work Experience Duration Diversity

A good balance of both fresher and experienced is seen in current batch of IIFT.


Work Experience Domain Diversity

 



 

Placements at IIFT

This year IIFT Kolkata achieved 100% placements. A net increase of 24% is witnessed in Average CTC. This year, Students received 64 PPO as compared to 47 PPO in last year.


Highlights of placements

 

 

More info at : http://media.careerlauncher.com/mba/bschool/bschools/iift/FinalPlacementReport2016.pdf


IIFT Summer Placements

The summer placements of 2015-17 are successfully met. Last summer saw the largest batch ever at IIFT getting placed.


 

More info at : http://media.careerlauncher.com/mba/bschool/bschools/iift/SummerPlacementReport2015-17.pdf



Disclaimer:

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