MBA in International Business at IIFT
Thiruvananthapuram: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, a Deemed University, under the Department Of Commerce, Govt. of India, has invited applications for admission to the six trimester, fully residential, general management MBA (International Business) Programme for 2018, offered at Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (subject to approval of UGC) Campuses.
There are 220 seats in Delhi Campus and 140 seats in Kolkata Campus. Seats are reserved as per Government of India norms. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirements of the Institute under this category.
MBA (International Business) is a six trimester general management programme with a focus on International Business for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country's growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management.
The specific objectives of the Programme include familiarizing students on the fundamental concepts of management, exposing them to the challenges in the emerging competitive business environment in an increasingly globalized world, relating management concepts to business situations and helping the participants to develop analytical and decision skills so as to evolve effective National and International Business Strategy.
Eligibility for General / Reserved category candidates is a Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PWD categories). Those appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 8th October, 2018, failing which, the admission if any will stand cancelled.
There is no age limit.
Selection will be based on Written Test, Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview.
The written Admission Test will be held on 26th November, 2017 (Sunday), between 10 a.m and 12 noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. It will be a multiple choice objective type written test (in English) of 120 minutes duration and will generally consist of questions covering English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.
Based on marks obtained in Written Test, candidates will be called for Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview to be held in January/February 2018 at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
Students who opt for Allahabad, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Guwahati, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam as centres for written test need to select one of the above specified centres for Writing Skills Assessment, GD and Interview.
Change of selected centre can be made up to 3rd November 2017 on payment of a fee of Rs.1,000/-.
How to apply:
Application can be submitted at www.iift.edu, latest by Friday, 8th September 2017. For Foreign National and NRI, the last date is 15th February 2018.
Applicant may click on the ‘ADMISSIONS 2018’ icon and fill in the online form as per details given in website.
The cost of Prospectus and Application Form is Rs.1,550/- (Rs.775/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates) which includes application screening and Entrance Test Fee. SC/ST/PWD/OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates need to attach the requisite certificate with the Application Form.
For Foreign National/NRI candidates, the application fee is US$ 80 (INR 4500).
Application fee can be paid using Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master) or by way of a DD made in favour of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, payable at New Delhi. If payment is being done by DD, it has to be taken before commencement of filling of application, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form.
The details of the admission procedure for Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates are given in the Prospectus that can be downloaded from http://cc.iift.ac.in/docs/IIFT/Admissions_2018/MBA_IB_2018_20_24072017_01.pdf.
The Admit Cards can be downloaded from IIFT's website from 15th November 2017.
Candidates should reach the venue of the Exam Centre on 26th November, 2017, latest by 9 a.m, with a print out of the Admit card and one of (a) Passport (b) Election I-Card (c) Aadhar Card (d) PAN Card (e) Driving License (f) College I-Card, for appearing in the Exam.
The exact amount of tuition fee and other charges, applicable for MBA (IB) 2018-20 will be informed to the students at the time of sending the offer letters in March/April 2018.
The annual tuition fee payable for 2017-19 was Rs.7,85,000/- which could be paid in three installments. There were other charges of Rs.32,500/- for first year and Rs.22,500/- in the second year for computer facility, internet, library, alumni charges and IMF (student body). The students of SC, ST and PWD category were given 50% concession on tuition fee only.
Foreign nationals and NRI students were to pay the annual tuition fee along with other charges in a single installment at the time of admission in the first year and by the start of second year. The fee for the 2017-19 batch under this category was US$30,000 per year and other charges of Rs.32,500/- for first year and Rs.22,500/- in the second year.
Details of Scholarship Schemes available to students are given in the Prospectus.
For details, visit http://tedu.iift.ac.in/iift/index.php