IIFT 2017 is entrance exam for MBA 2018 is on December 3. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the highly ranked dream B- schools in India and it will conduct the entrance exam for its flagship MBA (IB) 2018-20 batch on December 3, 2017 as paper based test in a single day and single session. So far, IIFT has offered MBA (International Business) at its 3 campuses namely New Delhi and Kolkata campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salaam campus in Tanzania. From the academic session 2018-19, a new IIFT campus at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh will be open for MBA admission. Total intake in IIFT campuses in India has now increased from 360 to 420 as 60 students will be admitted to Kakinada campus.
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IIFT opens new campus at Kakinada with 60 students
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), the deemed university is the leading institute offering MBA in International Business. Apart from its Delhi and Kolkata campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salam campus in Tanzania, IIFT has launched Kakinada campus in Andhra Pradesh.
The Kakinada campus of IIFT will admit 60 students for MBA (IB) 2018-20 through the IIFT 2017 entrance exam.
Initially, IIFT will be functioning in a rented premises in Kakinada subject to approval of UGC. A plot of about 25 acres has been allotted to IIFT by Government of Andhra Pradesh in Kakinada. The permanent campus at Kakinada with similar facilities as at Delhi & Kolkata Campus, including residential provisions is expected to be ready in three years.
MBA (IB) at IIFT is considered as one of the best 2 years MBA programme in International Business. Around 60000 candidates register and apply for IIFT entrance exam every year.
Success in IIFT 2017 entrance exam will lead to admission to the institute’s highly reputed 2 years full time MBA MBA 2018-20 International Business programme at its Delhi or Kolkata campus. IIFT offers great learning experience with high placement to its students.
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Application process closed for IIFT 2017 exam
Application process for IIFT 2017 entrance exam closed on September 15. To apply for IIFT 2017 entrance exam for MBA(IB) 2018-20, you had to visit IIFT website to fill in the online form as per details given in website. The cost of Prospectus and Application Form was Rs.1,550/-.
The earlier practice of IIFT application in offline mode has been discontinued and candidates could apply online only.
The IIFT MBA admission test does not include any other B-school except its Delhi and Kolkata campuses. This year Kakinada campus of IIFT will also admit students for MBA (IB) 2018-20. IIFT will conduct the entrance exam in paper-pen mode across the country on December 3, 2017 in 20 test cities in India.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), the deemed university is the leading institute offering MBA in International Business at its Delhi, Kolkata and newly launched Kakinada campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salam campus in Tanzania.
IIFT 2017 Admit Card
- Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has issued the Admit card for its entrance exam to be held on December 3, 2017.
- The Admit Cards for IIFT 2017 entrance exam can be downloaded from IIFT's website with effect from 15th November 2017.
- With a print out of the Admit card, the candidates should reach the venue of the Exam Centre on December 3, 2017 latest by 9.00 a.m.
- Candidates should have one of the following documents alongwith the Admit card:
(a) Passport (b) Election I-Card (c) Aadhar Card (d) PAN Card (e) Driving License (f) College I-Card for appearing in the Exam.
Change of IIFT Test Centre: Option closed on November 3
- The process to opt for change of IIFT exam centre for 2017 exam was closed on November 3, 2017.
- Candidates should be careful while opting for the Admission Test Centre.
- A fee of Rs.1000/- was charged for changing the opted Centre.
- No request for change of centre was entertained after 3rd November 2017.
Every year, around 60 thousand candidates register for IIFT entrance exam to apply for admission to 360 seats of MBA (International Business) programme for both campuses of IIFT at Delhi and Kolkata. An additional 60 seats would be available at Kakinada campus for MBA 2018-20.
The ratio per candidate is higher than any other MBA entrance test. IIFT doesn’t accept any other score than the score of its own entrance test for domestic candidates. For NRIs and foreign nationals GMAT scores are accepted.
The IIFT 2017 exam for admission to MBA (IB) 2018-20 for IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The IIFT exam notification was released late this year on July 25 instead of earlier practice of July 15. This is the first time during past many years that IIFT entrance exam notification has been delayed by 10 days. The convention of releasing the IIFT exam notification on July 15 or in the second week of July stands broken in 2017. Following has been the trend of IIFT exam notification release:
|IIFT exam year||IIFT exam notification release date|
|2014||July 15, 2014|
|2015||July 15, 2015|
|2016||July 15, 2016|
|2017||July 25, 2017|
IFT earlier announced its entrance exam date as November 26, as has been the practice to conduct the IIFT entrance exam on 4th Sunday of November every year. But due to the clash of exam date with CAT 2017, IIFT had changed in its exam date from November 26 to December 3, so that all the IIFT aspirants could apply for the admission to MBA (IB) at the institute.