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The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)


  • The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) exam is the written entrance test for two-year MBA (International Business) programme at IIFT.
  • IIFT is a leading business school of India. The institute is famous for management courses in International Business Management and Strategy courses.
  • IIFT conducts a separate entrance test to select candidates. Based on marks obtained in the written test, candidates are further called for essay writing, group discussion and interview.
  • IIFT will be conducted on December.

Admission Process

  • Step 1: Fill in the Application form

To be able to appear for IIFT, aspirants need to fill the application form. Candidates can choose to fill the application form in two modes- online or offline. Candidates must make sure that they check eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Foreign candidates need to have a valid GMAT score.

  • Step 2: Download IIFT Admit Card

Test-takers can download the admit cards from the official website of IIFT. To download the admit card, candidates are required to fill in their login details. Details regarding the exam and test centres shall be mentioned on the hall ticket.

  • Step 3: Appear for IIFT – Written Test : December

Candidates who fill the application form successfully need to appear for IIFT exam. The exam will be held on Dec. Candidates are required to solve 123 multiple choice questions from sections like English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

  • Step 4: Check IIFT Result

IIFT result is expected to be declared within one month from the date of exam. Candidates can check the result on the official website by entering their Roll Number and Date of Birth. It is advised to take a printout of the scorecard for further references.

  • Step 5: Essay Writing, GD and PI

Candidates who clear IIFT will be further called for Essay Writing, GD (Group Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview) rounds. For Essay Writing, candidates will be provided a topic related to General or business affairs. The average time allotted to draft an essay of around 300 words is 20 minutes.

Candidates who clear the Essay Writing round enter the next round i.e. is the GD round. Here candidates are divided into groups of 10-12 and given a topic. Candidates are expected to take initiative, communicate efficiently and present their ideas effectively.

  • Last is the PI round where the panelist asks questions to the candidate.

IIFT Exam Centers

Ahmedabad Allahabad Bangalore
Bhubaneshwar Chandigarh Chennai
Coimbatore Dehradun Delhi
Guwahati Hyderabad Indore
Jaipur Jamshedpur Kochi
Kolkata Lucknow Mumbai
Nagpur Visakhapatnam

Exam Dates

Get detailed information about all IIFT important dates such as exam date, registration date, application date, result date. It is our business to ensure that you never miss a single exam date or an update on IIFT exam.

August Application Process: Start Date
September Application Process: End Date
November Admit Card
December Exam Date
February Last date to apply online and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRIs

Eligibility criteria for IIFT exam:

  • The candidate must have a recognised Bachelor’s degree of atleast 3 years duration in any discipline
  • Candidates in their final year of Graduation can also apply. However such candidates have to submit the proof of requisite qualification
  • Candidates belonging to General category must have secured at least 50% marks in graduation, and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories must have secured a minimum of 45% in graduation
  • There is no age limit for the applicants.



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