IIFT Delhi Placements, Courses, Admission Process and more


Indian Institute of Foreign Trade or more popularly known as the IIFT is an autonomous public business school which was established in 1963 by the government of India. The institution aims at professionalizing the country’s foreign trade management. IIFT is the only institute among the top 10 business schools in India that offers an international business program.

The IIFT courses are widely scattered in the field of management – as the institute also offers a variety of courses such as MBA (International Business), Executive Masters in International Business, Certificate Program in Export Management, Post-Graduate Diploma Programs, Doctor of Philosophy and several Management Development Programs. However, IIFT is popularly known for its international business program. Here is some information regarding the IIFT Delhi campus.

IIFT Delhi

Establishment Year 1963
Type of school Public Business School
Total Academic Staff 49
Total Administrative Staff 31
Website of the Institute edu.iift.ac.in
Total Campus Area 6 acres
Location of the Institute Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India
Affiliation(s) UGC

IIFT Courses

MBA – International Business

The MBA course aims to cover all the important subjects and areas revolving around International Business. The students are presented with ample subjects for the program, the options are available for both core and elective subjects. Admission in the international business program is granted on the basis of the IIIFT entrance exam.

Doctoral Programs

The institute offers various programs the following departments: General Management and Strategy, Marketing, Economics and Trade Policy, IT Innovation and Tech Management, Finance and Operations and Supply Chain. These programs offered covers the Doctorate level research in a variety of business-related areas leading to the award of PhD degree.

IIFT Delhi International Collaborations

The IIFT Delhi has many international collaborations, here are a few of them –

  • Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • Association of Management Development Institutes in South Asia (AMDISA)
  • International Association of Trade Training Organization (IATTO)
  • The Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Mode of Admission

The mode of admission into, IIFT Delhi is through IIFT Entrance exam only. IIFT entrance exam is conducted every year. It is a national level examination for admission to the MBA program of International Business. The selection procedure for IIFT Delhi campus also includes an interview, group discussion and written ability test as well. Only those candidates who clear the cut for the entrance exam are eligible for the second round. After the candidates have cleared the second round a list is released stating the names of those candidates. IIFT exam is just around the corner so you need to keep an eye out for the important dates and notifications.

S. No. Events Dates
1. The release of IIFT Notification 2019 & Application Form July 15, 2018
2. IIFT Last date to Apply September 24, 2018
3. Centre change Request Last date October 31, 2018
4. The release of Admit card November 16, 2018
5. IIFT 2018 Exam Date December 2, 2018
6. IIFT Result date January 5, 2019
7. Selection Procedure January/February 2019

IIFT Cut off

The cut off required for the IIFT Kolkata campus is less than that of IIFT Delhi. The total intake of the institute is 140 and almost 700 students are shortlisted for only 140 seats. The minimum cut off marks for IIFT Kolkata are 38 out of 100. The score is anaccumulationn of both the first and the second round of the selection procedure.

IIFT campus
Cut off score 
Total intake
Candidates shortlisted

IIFT Delhi MBA Fees Structure

Program Fees (approx.)
MBA-IB General/OBC SC/ST/PH International Candidate
Full-Time Rs. 7.60 LPA Rs. 3.5 LPA USD 27,500 p.a.
MBA-IB Rs. 7.50 LPA Rs. 3.75 LPA USD 25,000
Executive Programmes General/OBC SC/ST/PH
Rs. 3.5 lakhs Rs. 1.75 lakhs

IIFT Delhi Rankings

In the year IIFT Delhi secured 30th position in the 2017 list of NIRF’s best business schools in India. Also, prior to that year IIFT Delhi ranked 11 in Business today’s list and was mentioned in the super league 1 in 2016 edition of the Business standard list.

IIFT Delhi Placements

Placement year (International placements)
Highest package and Number of students
Next layer of compensation and the number of students
Placements 2018
USD 150000 (4 students at Rs.1 Crore)
USD 80000 (7 students at Rs.53 lakhs)
Placements 2017
USD 150000 (3 students at Rs.1 crore plus)
Rs. 75 lakhs (6 students)

IIFT Delhi placements continued to witness impressive international offers as companies like Olam, TGI, AluZinc, ADM and Phoenix Commodities visited IIFT for their Trade roles under their Management Trainee programs, placing students across various regions of Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia; the CP Group based out of Thailand recruited for its Future Leaders Program (FLP) for their various business verticals across all domains

IIFT Delhi Campus Infrastructure

The campus has all the amenities, there are 2 hostels inside the campus, one for boys and girls and the campus has visual aids in the classroom along with airconditioner and Wi-Fi. Also, there are plenty of kiosk and canteens which are open throughout the night for those late night study sessions.

Contact Details of IIFT Delhi campus

IIFT Delhi Address – IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016
IIFT Delhi Campus phone number – Tel: +91-11-39147200

So, this was all the information you need regarding the IIFT Delhi campus. There is even one more campus of IIFT – IIFT Kolkata and a proposed campus IIFT Kanakandi.