IIFT 2017 Entrance Exam Notification - Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade 2016 Exam Notification for 2017 Batch



IIFT Stands for: The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. This institutes will conduct its written examination on 27th November 2016 for admission to its MBA-IB (MBA in International Business) programme 2017 - 19 at

  1. IIFT New Delhi

  2. IIFT Kolkata. 

It is a course for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country's growing requirements for training personnel in the field of international management. 

IIFT 2017 Batch has total 3 Stages:

  1. The written test 
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Interview


Important Dates for IIFT 2017 Entrance Exam- Announced


IIFT 2017 entrance exam notification expected15th July 2016
Last date for obtaining application from cash counter (Offline)

5th September 2016


Last date to receipt application

5th September 2016


Last date for online registration

5th September 2016


Admit card availability

first week of November 2016


IIFT 2017 Examination Date

27th November 2016


Result announcement

Result announcement


Commencement of course

First Week of July 2017




Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution to apply for IIFT 2016 examination.
  • Or appearing in the final year can also apply for IIFT 2017 examination.
  • No age limit to apply for IIFT 2017 examination.


Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals, NRIs and Children of NRIs and the admission is considered on the basis of GMAT score declared before 1st January 2015 and should be received by the Institute latest by 31st March 2017.

How to apply

By Cash (Personally) / by Post / Online : Please see the details under the icon “ADMISSIONS 2016” available on the home page of website www.iift.edu

Cash (Personally)

The Prospectus and Application Form may be obtained on all working days (Monday to Friday) between 10.00 a.m – 4.30 p.m. on payment  of  

CategoryAmount for Demand Draft
General / OBC (Non Creamy Layer)Rs. 1550
SC/ST/PHRs. 775
Foreign National/ NRI/ Children of NRIRs. 4500

from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21,Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi- 110016 OR 1583 Madhurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata - 700107.

SC/ST/PH candidates to bring requisite Category Certificate also.

By Post

Send your required documents to Sh. Gaurav Gulati, SAO(Academics), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110 016 latest by August 2016. 

  • Request application stating your address where you want your application form to be delivered 
  • Demand Draft of requisite amount in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at NEW DELHI. Please write your name and address on the back of the Demand Draft of the amount mentioned above. 
  • SC/ST/PH/OBC(non-creamy layer) candidates to attach requisite self attested Category Certificate
  • Two self addressed adhesive stickers/ name slips with address (not the envelop) for sending the brochure and application form 

Apply Online Through DD/Credit Card

  Upload your scanned photo while registering (.JPG format and the size should be less than 50 KB). 

⇔  Upload your scanned signature on white background. (Size of this signature file should be less than 50 KB)

 A valid Credit / Debit card (Master/ VISA) in case you want to pay ONLINE.

 Demand Draft of requisite amount if you are paying by Demand Draft.

Candidates will receive IIFT Exam Admit Cards by post in the first week of November 2016. You can also download your Admit Cards from IIFT's website. 


Documents Required on Exam Day

Reach the venue of the exam centre latest by 9.00 a.m print-out of their Admit Cards and following documents:

a) Passport,

(b) Election I-Card,

(c) College I-Card,

(d) Driving License, or

(e) PAN Card for appearing in the Exam.

IIFT Exam Center India 



Delhi Nagpur



The IIFT Exam Pattern and Syllabus 


he IIFT written entrance exam will be a multiple choice objective type test in English with questions from the following areas:

  • English Comprehension
  • General Knowledge & Awareness
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Analysis

There will be a penalty of 1/3rd marks for every wrong answers. The section-wise numbers of questions are as follows:


SectionNumber of QuestionsMarking Scheme
Data Interpretation191
Quantitative Ability251
Logical Reasoning200.75
General awareness280.75
Verbal Ability200.75


Important Note

Based on the marks of Written Test, shortlisted candidates will be invited for second phase (Group Discussion, Essay Writing) and Interview to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required.

In case of any problem, contact Mr. Gaurav Gulati, Sr. Administrative Officer (Academics). 

(Tel. Nos. 26857908 (Direct), E-mail: admissions@iift.ac.in OR gaurav@iift.ac.in

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