! IIFT EXAM 2019

! Introduction

! Important Dates

! Eligibility Criteria

! Application Fee

! Exam Pattern

! Admit Card

! Exam Cities

! Selection Procedure

! Official Notification

! Video Lectures

! IIFT EXAM 2019

! Introduction

Introduction: What is IIFT Exam?


IIFT Exam is an annually held management entrance examination conducted by IIFT, New Delhi for admission to its MBA in IB (International Business) course. Admission to the said course is through a 2 stage process involving IIFT Entrance test followed by GD, Interview and Writing Ability Test. IIFT 2019 notification is expected to be released by the 4th week of July 2018. In 2015, around 45k students appeared for the IIFT entrance exam out of which 1,500 qualified (<1%) the written test.


! Important Dates
Event Dates
Release of notification of IIFT 2019 6th August 2018
IIFT 2019 Online Application Starts 6th August 2018
IIFT 2019 Online Application Ends 14th September 2018 (For Indian Nationals) 15th February 2019 (For Foreign National and NRI)
IIFT 2019 Admit Card Release Date 16th November 2018
IIFT 2019 Exam Date 2nd December 2018 (10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon)
IIFT 2019 Results 1st or 2nd week of January 2019

! Eligibility Criteria

IIFT 2019 Eligibility Criteria


Following eligibility criteria must be satisfied in order to appear for IIFT entrance exam.
Nationality Both foreign and Indian Nationals can appe

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree with a duration of minimum 3 years in any discipline from a recognized institute. Also, the candidate must have scored minimum 50% marks in the degree (45% for SC/ST/PWD)

Appearing Candidates

Candidates appearing for the final year exams also satisfy the IIFT eligibility. However, their application should be followed by the submission of a proof of qualification.

Age limit

There’s no age limit for IIFT entrance exam.


! Application Fee

IIFT 2019 Application Fee

  • Application fee can be paid both online using Debit/Credit Card/Net banking or offline through a Demand Draft
  • DD must be drawn in favor of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at New Delhi.

For General Category- INR 1550/-

For Reserved Category- INR 775/-

For Foreign Nationals- INR 4,500/US $ 80


! Exam Pattern

IIFT Examination Pattern 2019


IIFT 2019 will be a 2-hour long Pen/Paper based test comprising of 4 sections:

  • English Language: Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis.

Unlike other management entrance examination, IIFT entrance exam doesn’t possess a fixed marking scheme or fixed number of questions. The pattern varies year by year.


! Admit Card
IIFT Admit Card will be available from the 16th November 2018 and can be downloaded till the exam date.


! Exam Cities

IIFT 2019 is going to be conducted across 20 cities. Candidates are required to select the exam city at the time of IIFT Registration.

State/City State/City
Bangalore Dehradun
Chandigarh Guwahati
Chennai Indore
Jaipur Allahabad
Mumbai Bhubaneswar
Delhi Kochi
Hyderabad Lucknow
Ahmedabad Coimbatore
Nagpur Kolkata
Visakhapatnam Jamshedpur

! Selection Procedure

IIFT Selection Procedure

Indian Nationals On the basis of the marks obtained in the IIFT Entrance Test, the candidates will be called for writing skill assessment, Group Discussion and Interview which will be held between 4th week of January till middle of February.
Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI On the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) Score. Applicants shortlisted on the basis of GMAT scores will have to appear for a Personal Interview at IIFT campus before being absorbed as students by IIFT.


! Official Notification

! Video Lectures