IIFT Registration 2021

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Updated on
December 19, 2020

Last date for IIFT Exam Registration 2021 is extended to December 30, 2020 from earlier Dec 20. IIFT 2021 Registration for admission to MBA (IB) 2021 is open from November 6, 2020  at a Registration fee of Rs.2500/-.  IIFT 2021 exam will be a computer based test and will be conducted by National Testing Agency on January 24, 2021 in a single session from 3 PM to 5 PM. 


Following the last three years pattern, this year too, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has provided the opportunity of IIFT entrance exam registration with an extended window of few days after the last date to apply is over. 

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IIFT Registration 2021 Dates and Fee
The IIFT Registration 2021 remains an online process as was last year. Since 2017, there is only online registration process for IIFT exam. Prior to that IIFT Registration was available both in Online as well as Offline mode. Below are the IIFT registration dates including the IIFT 2021 Registration start Date for commencement of application process, IIFT Registration 2021 Last Date, and the IIFT registration fees:

IIFT 2021 Registration Activity
IIFT Registration Date
IIFT Registration Start Date
 November 6, 2020
IIFT Registration last Date
December 30, 2020 (Till 5 PM)
IIFT Registration Fee
IIFT 2021 Registration Last Date to pay Registration fee
December 30, 2020 (Till 11.50 PM)

IIFT Registration 2021: How to Apply

There is only single facility to register and apply for IIFT entrance exam and that is IIFT online Registration 2021 for the IIFT exam to be held on January 24, 2021 in a single session as computer based test. IIFT registration fees is Rs.2500/- which should also be paid online.


Another key feature of IIFT 2021 online registration process is that there is no grace period also between the IIFT 2021 online registration last date and the last date for payment of IIFT registration fee. A few MBA entrance exams allow one or two days grace period to pay the registration fee after the registration last date.


IIFT 2021 Registration process
IIFT exam 2021 registration can be completed on NTA website in four steps like last year:

  • Apply for Online Registration
  • Fill Online Application Form
  • Upload Scanned Photo & Signature
  • Pay Examination Fee 

IIFT Login Page

Step-1: IIFT Exam 2021 Registration


1.1- Register online

  • Click as new user to Register for IIFT. 
  • Click on NTA.IIFT Registration 'Fill Online Application Form'
  • You will get an instruction sheet, read it well and click on 'Proceed'

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1.2: Now you are at IIFT 2021 Registration Form

IIFT 2021 registration form is open before you. Fill in all your personal details on this page

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1.3 Review Details as Entered in IIFT Registration Form

At this page you need to  review the details carefully as you have entered in the registration form. In case you wish to change them you can do it now.

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1.4: Confirmation Page
You should now confirm whether you wish to finally submit the registration form. And if found correct, click on ‘I Agree’ and on declaration and then click on 'Submit'. 

  • Your Application number is generated, diarise it
  • Then proceed to Complete Application Form 

1.5 Check Whether Your Registration is complete
The next page that opens confirms that your IIFT registration is complete and that now you need to complete the IIFT Application form


Step-2: Complete Application Form
Your IIFT Exam 2021 Registration is over and you should complete the application form in following steps now.


2.1 Fill in Your Details, Campus Preference, Academic Details and More
On the first page of application form you must complete all your details, DoB, Category, State, Campus preference, academic details among others

  • All details from class 10 onwards are to be filled in
  • If you have passed any professional qualification, please fill in the details


2.2 Review Application Form Details and Submit
Spend a minute to review the details that you have filled up. If you wish to edit, you can do it before submission. If the details are correct, click on 'Submit' 


2.3 Application Form is Complete Now

Next page which is displayed confirms that you application form details are complete now and you need to complete other pages


Step-3: Upload Photograph and Signature

  • Go to the next page
  • Upload the scanned image of photograph
  • Upload the scanned image of Signature


3.1 Review and Upload

Check that you are uploading the right photo and signature images of required size. If it is correct, click on Yes below confirm and then click on Upload



3.2 Check If the page is duly Submitted


Step-4: Make Payment of Application Fee

  • IIFT exam application fee is Rs.2500 for General candidate and to Rs.1000 for SC/ST/PwD candidate
  • Make payment by Debit/Credit card, internet banking and submit


4.1: Verify the Fee Payment

While making the payment please verify fee amount, your correct name, application number, date of birth and other details as appear on the page

Once completed, the intimation regarding successful IIFT 2021 registration and application will be sent to the registered email id.


IIFT Registration Fee 2021: Category Wise
The category-wise IIFT registration fee 2021 for different category of candidates is as follows: 

Candidature Type

IIFT Registration Fees

General/OBC Candidates


SC/ST/PH Candidates      


Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI

US$ 200 (INR15000)


How to pay IIFT Registration Fee Online
You should pay the IIFT 2021 Registration Fee online using ICICI/PAYTM Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/PAYTM and keep proof of fee paid. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.


IIFT Registration 2021: Check Points

Following should be noted while proceeding for and after completing the IIFT Registration 2021:


Upload Scanned signature & photograph
Candidates completing online IIFT 2021 Registration form, are required to upload their scanned photograph and signature in .jpg / .jpeg format only as per the prescribed file size. For the Candidate’s Photograph file size is 10 kb - 200 kb; For Signature file size is 4kb - 30kb and for uploading copy of Certificate indicating Category and/or Subcategory, as applicable like the file size is for PwD is 50kb -300kb. All documents uploaded should be in JPG/JPEG format.

Keep a print out of IIFT Registration Form
Once the process of IIFT 2021 online registration is complete, keep a print-out of the filled-in application form for your own record.


Please ensure that you have successfully logged out of the IIFT Registration website after completion of the IIFT registration process.


No changes allowed after submission of IIFT Registration 2021 Form
You cannot change the data after submission of IIFT online registration form. For any modifications in the IIFT registration form after submission, you are supposed to send IIFT an e-mail from your registered e-mail id mentioning your Full name (as it is written on the IIFT application form), application form number and the details to be edited. Please note that only a few basic items of information can be modified.


IIFT Registration 2021: Application Edit facility
IIFT will also open the Application Details Edit facility for the IIFT 2021 Exam on January 1, 2021 after close of registration process. You can edit any details in your IIFT 2021 application form by entering your IIFT registration number and password.

  • You can make correction Online only
  • IIFT application edit facility allows you to edit any of the details in your IIFT Exam Application form during the correction window
  • You are allowed to upload new documents and can replace the already uploaded documents in the application form during the IIFT Application Edit window

Revised Key Dates for IIFT Registration 2021 Correction window  are:

Application Edit Window
Important Date
Correction Window Starts
January 1, 2021
Last date to Edit Application Details
January 3, 2021

IIFT Registration 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. From where I can purchase IIFT MBA Entrance exam registration and application form?
Ans. You cannot purchase IIFT entrance exam application form any more. Now IIFT MBA exam Registration process is available online only.


Q. What is the IIFT Exam registration fee? Can I pay it by Demand Draft?
Ans. IIFT MBA entrance exam registration fee is Rs. 2500/-. You cannot pay the fee by DD. The Fee can be paid only by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PAYTM/UPI Service


Q. Is there any concession in IIFT entrance exam registration Fee for reserved category candidates?
Ans. Yes, the SC/ST/PwD/Transgender category candidates need to pay Rs.1000/- online towards IIFT exam registration fee. No concession in IIFT Registration fee is applicable for EWS/ OBC(NCL)  category candidates.


Q. What is the time at which IIFT Registration closes?
Ans. IIFT 2021 registration process closes at 5 PM on December 30, 2020 at NTA-IIFT exam website

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