Applications can be submitted online till 14th September, 2018 for the entrance examination for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) (International Business) Programme 2019-21, at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Department of Commerce, Govt. of India, a Deemed to be University, B-21 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016.

This 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 Programme is offered at the Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada Campuses of the Institute.

In addition to the Core Courses, the choice of Electives Courses offered to students has also been increased. The Electives offered include, General Management and Strategy, Quantitative Techniques & Operations Management, Information Technology, Finance, Marketing, International Trade Operations & Logistics, Human Resource and Economics of Strategy. Summer internship is an integral part of the curriculum through which the students are exposed to the practical business situation relating to business operations. At the end of the internship, each student is required to submit a report for evaluation by the company and Institute’s faculty through presentation and viva voce.


The annual tuition fee payable is Rs.8,35,000/- which can be paid in three instalments. There are 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 are given50% concession on tuition fee only.


Applicant should hold a recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to SC, ST and Persons with Disability PWD) categories]. Those appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2019. There is no age limit.


The selection process includes a written admission Test to be held between 10 a.m. and 12 noon on 2nd December 2018 (Sunday), at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. The test will have multiple choice objective type questions from English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge &Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

Shortlisted candidates will be called for Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview to be held in January/February 2019 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, 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.

Final selection will be based on Written Test, Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview.


Application can be submitted at  latest by 14th September, 2018. The application fee is Rs.1,650/- (Rs.825 for SC/ST/PWD candidates) which includes application Screening and Entrance Test Fee. The last date to apply online and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRIs is 15th February 2019 (Friday).