IIFT Kolkata Placements, Admission Procedure, Cut Off and more


IIFT is an autonomous public school with its campuses in Delhi, Kolkata and a proposed campus in Kanakandi. IIFT Kolkata was one of the first campuses outside Delhi.  The aim of the institution is 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 institute offers various courses on the spectrum of management studies 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. Although, IIFT is more popularly known for its International Business program.

IIFT Kolkata

IIFT Kolkata was the first campus outside the Delhi campus. The IIFT Kolkata campus is located in the Salt Lake City, established in the year 2006 and is spread across 10 acres of land in the salt lake city. Inside the campus there are ample of amenities for students.

IIFT Kolkata 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.

Mode of Admission in IIFT Kolkata

The mode of admission in IIFT kolkata is through the IIFT entrance exam. IIFT entrance exam is conducted annualy by IIFT across India foe admission in to the the three of the campuses of the institute. In the admission procedure there are two rounds, first round is the entrance exam and second round is the Group Discussion, Personal interview and Writing Ability Test.  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. As the IIFT Exam is just around the corner here are some important dates you should look out for.

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 Kolkata Fees

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 Kolkata Ranking

  • In 2014 IIFT  was ranked 6 in India by the Wall Street Journal
  • Secured 21 position by the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report in the Asia-Pacific region for 2012
  • Secured 7 position by the Business Today 50 best business schools of 2011

IIFT Kolkata Campus Infrastructure

The MBA international offered at IIFT kolkata is a fully residential program and there are separate A/C hostel for girls and boys. Students often find themselves indulged in books, magazines and other publication offered in the library of IIFT Kolkata. There are almost 85,000 journals, books and magazines.

IIFT Kolkata Placements

IIFT has made a reputation for itself internationally. As this year the institute saw an incremental jump in the number of students placed for international roles. Also, there were many students who were offered multiple jobs. Some of the IIT kolkata Campus Recruiters are – Deloitte, Dell, Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, IBM, Tata Motors, Google, Vodafone and many more. The IIFT Kolkata average package was 19.2 in the recent placements while the highest package was 30 lakhs per annum.

Contact Details of IIFT Kolkata

IIFT Kolkata Address – 1583, Madurdaha, Chowbagha Road,Ward No 108, Borough XII, Kolkata 700107.

Telephone number: +91-33-24195700

So, this was all the information regarding the IIFT Kolkata campus. The Kolkata campus is the second line after the Delhi campus and now there is a new campus which is opening up in Kakinada.