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IIFT MBA (International Business) Admission 2018 - Weekend Program

IIFT MBA (International Business) Admission 2018-2021 for Weekend Program  

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) invites applications for 2-year MBA (International Business - Weekend] Program at New Delhi and Kolkata Campuses academic year 2018-21


Important Dates

  • Last date of Receipt of Application: 27th April 2018
  • Essay Writing, GD & Interview: Second Week of May 2018
  • Commencement of Course: July 2018


About the Institute

  • The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Deemed to be University, is the national Institute in International Business Education and Research. Established in 1963, as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India.
  • Institute’s portfolio of long-term programs is diverse, catering to the requirements of aspiring International Business Executives and mid-career professionals alike. These are:
  • PhD Program at New Delhi and Kolkata
  • Two-year MBA (International Business) at New Delhi & Kolkata
  • Two-year & Six-month MBA (International Business) Weekend Program at New Delhi & Kolkata
  • Two-year MBA (International Business) at Dares-Salaam (Tanzania)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business at New Delhi & Kolkata
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Finance at New Delhi
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business - Hybrid (through HUGHES Communication Ltd.)
  • Post Graduate Certificate Program in International Business & Finance - Hybrid (through TECH Mahindra)
  • IIFT MBA Programs aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities

Exam & Award of Masters

  • Participants successfully completing the Program will be awarded Master’s Degree
  • Participants of MBA (IB) Weekend Program can complete the program in 5-years from the date of his/her registration by taking a break-in-trimester, after successful completion of first three trimesters
  • Criteria of evaluation will be indicated in detail in the Course Outlines for all the courses to be provided to the participants at the beginning of each trimester

Program Duration and Timings

  • The duration of the Program is two years and six months spread over nine trimesters
  • For the first week at the beginning of each Trimester regular classes from 09:00 am to 06.30 pm will be held at IIFT Campus in New Delhi and after that classes will be held on every Saturdays and Sundays as per timings below
  1. Saturday: 3:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  2. Sunday: 09:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University or Institution
  • A minimum Managerial Experience (including self-employed) of not less than 3-years as on 30th June 2018 (Only the work experience after eligibility qualifications will be considered)
  • ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer is required at the time of Admission
  • No Age Limit



  • Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirement of the Institute under different categories
  • For Foreign Nationals/NRI/Children of NRIs: Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals, NRIs and the admission is considered on the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score and interview


Selection Procedure

  • Essay Writing, GD and Interview in May 2018
  • IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required


Application Procedure

  • Application for the Program is through prescribed Application Form available at IIFT
  • Application Forms will be supplied against a DD of Rs.1200/- (Rs.600/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates) favouring Indian Institute of Foreign Trade payable at New Delhi or on cash payment of Rs.1200/- (Rs.600/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates)
  • SC/ST/PWD category candidates are required to produce photocopy of the Certificate for purchasing the Application Form
  • Complete details of the Program are also available at our website www.iift.edu
  • Application Form can also be downloaded from IIFT website and should be accompanied by a DD/Pay Order of the requisite amount at the time of submission
  • Filled-in applications with enclosures should reach IIFT at B-21 Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016 on or before the Last Date


Mode of Payment

  • Online Payment Gateway - Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)
  • Demand Draft - Applicant has to get a DD made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form
  • For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-39147213 (Direct), 39147200 - 205 (Extn. 621) OR email at admissions@iift.ac.in


IIFT New Delhi

IIFT (Deemed University), (Dept of Commerce, Govt. of India), Delhi Campus: B-21 Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi-110016, Tel.: 011-26857908, Email: admissions@iift.ac.in


Kolkata Campus

1583 Madurdaha, Ward No. 108, Borough XII, Kolkata-700091, Email: koladmission@iift.ac.in, Tel.: 033-23572853, Website www.iift.ac.in