IIFT 2018

IIFT 2018 Registration process has started on August 6, 2018 with the release of exam notification.  


It’s confirmed now! IIFT 2018 MBA entrance exam for admission to IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) will be held on Sunday December 2, 2018. This was updated on IIFT website on July 17, and reported first by MBAUniverse.com. Going by the past trends and as confirmed by IIFT Director, IIFT 2018 will remain as a paper-based test. IIFT Director has also confirmed that IIFT 2018 will remain a paper based test. 


In an interview with MBAUniverse.com, published as early as on June 19, 2018, Prof Manoj Pant, Director IIFT had also confirmed the IIFT 2018 exam date and said “The exam date for IIFT 2018 is December 2.” Since the IIFT 2018 exam will lead to IIFT 2019 admission in MBA (IB) programme, students have been searching both for IIFT 2018 and IIFT 2019. In fact it is the IIFT 2018 exam leading to MBA (IB) IIFT admission 2019


IIFT Exam Notification Out: Registration begins
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has released the detailed notification for IIFT 2018 exam for IIFT 2019 admission on August 6, 2018 in the evening. Last year, the IIFT Notification was released on July 25. According to the IIFT Director’s office, “The IIFT 2018 exam notification will be released in the last week of July/First week of August, 2018”


IIFT Exam Fees for IIFT 2019 Admission

The IIFT 2018 Exam Fee to appear in the IIFT entrance test on December 2, for IIFT 2019 Admissions is Rs.1650/-.(Unless the IIFT Fee is increased further this year.) The IIFT 2019 exam fee includes the IIFT Registration Fee, IIFT Application Fee and IIFT 2018 Exam Fee. The IIFT exam fee also includes the participation and registration fee for GD-PI-WAT process, after the result declaration of IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA (IB) 2019-21 programme.   


More than 60,000 candidates are expected to register and apply for IIFT 2018 exam as happens every year. Last year there were 62,000 candidates who had registered to appear in IIFT exam and out of them 55000 candidates appeared on the IIFT Exam date. With the growing popularity, unique learning process and high placement prospects of MBA (IB) at IIFT, it is expected that with the launch of new campus, IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) Admission Test on December 2, 2018 will again have more than 60,000 registrations.


IIFT 2018 Exam Dates:
IIFT exam will be held on December 2. Following are the dates for IIFT 2018 registration:

IIFT Exam Notification 
August 6, 2018
IIFT 2018 Registration Start Date
August 6, 2018
IIFT 2018 Registration End date
September 14, 2018
Application Fee
Last date to Submit Request for change of Test Centre
November 5, 2018
Fee for change of Test Centre
IIFT 2018 Admit Card Download
November 16, 2018 onwards
IIFT 2018 Exam date
December 2, 2018
Last date to apply online and to submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals/NRI
February 15, 2019
IIFT Exam Result Date
January 5, 2019 (Tentative)


IIFT 2018 Exam Or IIFT 2019 Exam? Be Clear…
None of the IIFT 2019 MBA aspirants should have any confusion in regard to whether the IIFT MBA (IB) Admission test on December 2, 2018 should be referred to as the IIFT 2018 Exam date or IIFT 2019 Exam date.  In fact, IIFT 2018 Notification contains all the IIFT 2018 exam dates and the IIFT exam schedule which is meant for admission to IIFT 2019 MBA admission. Accordingly, while the IIFT Exam Notification has the IIFT 2018 Exam dates, in fact these are IIFT 2019 Exam dates for IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) Admission.


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the highly ranked dream B- schools in India. IIFT has been positioned at 23rd rank among top MBA colleges in India in MHRD Government of India NIRF Ranking 2018. After launching its one more campus at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, now IIFT offers MBA (International Business) at its 4 campuses in India and abroad namely New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses in India and at Dar-es-Salaam campus in Tanzania. IIFT 2018 is the gateway to MBA (IB) 2019-21 at IIFT. It is considered as one of the best 2 years MBA programme in International Business.


Success in IIFT 2018 entrance exam with around 45 to 50 marks out of 100 marks, may lead to admission to the institute’s highly reputed 2 years full time MBA 2019-21 International Business programme at its Delhi, Kolkata or newly launched Kakinada campus. IIFT offers great learning experience with high placement to its students.


IIFT Intake
With the launch of Kakinada campus, the IIFT intake of students campus wise stands as under:

IIFT Campus
Intake for MBA (IB) 2019-21
IIFT Delhi
IIFT Kolkata
IIFT Kakinada


The IIFT 2019 MBA (IB) admission test score will be accepted only by IIFT for admission to its campuses and no other MBA college accepts IIFT exam score. With effect from the entrance exam held on December 3, 2017, IIFT now conducts the entrance exam on the first Sunday of December, in paper-pen mode across the country instead of 4th Sunday of November.


The IIFT Exam Notification
Following has been the trend of IIFT exam notification release:

IIFT exam year
IIFT exam notification release date
August 6, 2018
July 25, 2017
July 15, 2016
July 15, 2015
July 15, 2014

IIFT Application Form 2019
IIFT Entrance Exam Application form for IIFT 2019 MBA admission Test to be held on December 2, 2018 is available WEF August 6, 2018.

  1. IIFT 2018 exam notification was released on August 6, 2018
  2. The IIFT entrance exam Application process has started with the release of the IIFT notification
  3. IIFT Application form 2019 are available only Online Read more...

No Application Offline
The earlier practice of IIFT application in offline mode has been discontinued and candidates should apply online only. To apply for IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA(IB) 2019-21, you must visit IIFT website to fill in the online form as per details given in website. The cost of Prospectus and Application Form is Rs.1,650/-.  


IIFT Exam Mode 2018 
IIFT will conduct the MBA entrance exam in paper-pen mode across the country on December 2, 2018 in 20 test cities in India. 


IIFT 2018 Admit Card

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade will issue the IIFT 2018 exam Admit card on November 16, 2018 
  • The Admit Cards for IIFT 2018 entrance exam can be downloaded from IIFT's website 
  • With a print out of the Admit card, the candidates should reach the venue of the Exam Centre on December 2, 2018 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. 


Request for Change of IIFT Test Centre

  • The process to opt for change of IIFT exam centre for 2018 exam will be closed in the last week of October or the first week of November 2018.
  • Candidates should be careful while opting for the Admission Test Centre.
  • A fee of  Rs.1000/- would be charged for changing the opted Centre. 
  • No request for change of centre can be entertained after the closing date 

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.

Register for IIFT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 06-08-2018 06:00 PM to 14-09-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 16-11-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00 to 12:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 05-01-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)

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IIFT Eligibility & Application Fee

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2018 has been released alongwith the IIFT Exam Notification on August 6, 2018. IIFT MBA entrance exam is scheduled on December 2, 2018 as paper based test. One of the key changes introduced in IIFT 2018 Exam Eligibility is the application of minimum cut offs in bachelors’ degree.  IIFT 2018 Exam Application fee has been increased to Rs.1650/-. 


Below are shared the IIFT 2018 Exam Eligibility Criteria for different type of applicants:


IIFT Eligibility & Application Fee for Domestic candidates

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IIFT Registration 2018

IIFT Exam Registration 2018 process has started on August 6, 2018 for IIFT 2019 Admission. The IIFT Exam will be held on December 2, 2018. The IIFT entrance exam registration has begun with the release of the notification.


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IIFT Exam Pattern 2018

IIFT exam pattern 2018 is expected to remain same as that of last year. IIFT Paper pattern is based on paper-pen based objective type exam pattern. Over the years, IIFT exam pattern has remained paper pen based. Accordingly, IIFT 2018 paper pattern will also be conducted in paper pen mode and will be of 2 hours duration from 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon. IIFT paper pattern 2018 will be of a single session and the exam will be held in 20 test cities across India on December 2, 2018.


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IIFT Admit Card

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will release its MBA (IB) entrance exam IIFT 2018 Admit Card on November 16, 2018 on its website for download. The IIFT 2018 Hall Ticket is the passport to your IIFT 2018 entrance exam on December 2, 2018 for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch.


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IIFT Application Form

IIFT Application form 2019 for IIFT MBA (IB) admission Test to be held on December 2, 2018 is available on IIFT official website from August 6, 2018.  The Director’s office at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade had also clarified:

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IIFT 2018 Exam Syllabus

IIFT 2018 exam Syllabus consists of multiple choice objective type questions (in English). Although there is no specifically defined IIFT Exam Syllabus, but going by the previous trend of IIFT questions, the IIFT 2018 Syllabus & exam pattern comprises the questions on English verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge & Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.


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IIFT Exam Analysis

IIFT Exam Analysis 2018 will be published by MBAUniverse.com immediately after the IIFT 2018 exam is over on December 2, 2018. The IIFT 2018 exam analysis will reflect the IIFT exam pattern, key changes and ideal attempts to improve your scores. Since last year, IIFT has changed its exam pattern by increasing the number of sections to 6 while the overall weightage to sections remains the same. It is expected that the IIFT exam 2018 analysis will reflect a changed difficulty level and twisted type of questions among other things.


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IIFT cut off

Cut offs for MBA (IB) 2019-21

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct its own paper based entrance exam on December 2, 2018 for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 at its Delhi, Kolkata and the Kakinada campus in Andhra Pradesh having total intake of 420 students.


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IIFT 2018 Exam Result

IIFT 2018 entrance exam for MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch will be declared by Janurary 7, 2019. IIFT declares its entrance exam result in the afternoon. Around 2000 candidates are shortlisted for 420 seats for admission by IIFT for its three campuses. After the shortlisting process, IIFT will declare the schedule for GD-PI-WAT round for final admission.  


IIFT 2017 Exam Result

IIFT exam result declared on January 5, 2018

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IIFT Previous Test papers

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will conduct IIFT 2018 on Sunday December 2, 2018 as paper based test for admission to MBA (IB) 2019-21 batch.  To help IIFT MBA aspirants prepare better, experts at MBAUniverse.com have prepared IIFT Previous test papers with answer keys, IIFT 2017 question paper with solutions and earlier IIFT Question papers based on IIFT exam pattern.  IIFT 2018 for MBA IIFT 2019 admission will be held in 20 test cities in India. With the launch of Kakinada campus, IIFT intake 2019 has also increased to 420 seats from earlier 360 seats. 


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