Applications for course at IIFT 2019 now open

IIFT 2019 –The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade otherwise shortly known by its acronym as the IIFT has commenced the issue of applications for aspirants who are willing to take up its MA programmes for the academic batch 2019 – 2021. However, the applications have been issued only for the IIFT campuses located at New Delhi and Kolkatta.

Apart from the above-mentioned opening, the IIFT has also opened up the application window for its 3 year MBA weekend programme for the academic year 2018 – 2021, the earlier mentioned MA programme specialisation in trade and finance (for Kolkatta and New Delhi campuses), and a certified programme  in export-import management; exclusively for the New Delhi campus.

Eligible Candidature: However, just as any certification courses would require, there are a few eligibility criteria that have been met in order to pursue the course. It is mandatory that candidates applying for any of the mentioned courses have secured a minimum of 50 per cent in their UG exams with economics as a mainstay subject. On the other hand, candidates from the SC/ST and PwD category background have relatively better leverage with their minimum cut off fixed at 45%.

Selection Process:   The candidates would be put through an entrance exam for the purpose of identifying ambitious aspirants. The shortlisted few would then be put through an interview round or a personality test – either of the two deemed necessary. The combined scores of the two tests (Exam & the Interview) would be considered for the merit list and the same would be made available to release based on which suitable candidates would be selected to go through with their selected courses.

Application Process:  With all the important sides covered up and to help the interested lot, here are the steps to be followed in the application process.

Step 1: Applications can be found on the IIFT official website,,

Step 2: Click on ’New admissions’ options found on the bottom right corner of the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘application form’ link next to the desired course you would like to enrol in.

Step 4: Download the application form and fill it up with the necessary details as requested.

Step 5: Scan the document and upload a soft copy to the portal as mentioned on the website.

Step 6: Once the application form has been accepted, the final step would be to make the payment for the entrance exam after which you would have a notification for a successful enrolment in your provided mailbox.

About IIFT: The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade was set up in New Delhi as an Autonomous business school by the government of India. Since its inception in 1963, the institute has focussed to help provide for the ever growing demand in the country’s need for foreign trade management through human resource development. It was provided with the status of “Deemed University” in the year 2002

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