IIFT Delhi, B-School Info


The IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) Delhi is among India’s top B-schools and it offers over 15 courses in business management studies, humanities & social science, and engineering at both the UG and PG levels. The institute conducts its own entrance test and conducts personal interviews for the admissions into the MBA, Executive MBA & Ph.D. courses. Established in 1963 by the Government of India, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is an independent institution that trains professionals in the field of international business and export management. Campuses are stationed in the cities of Kolkata, New Delhi, Kakinada, and Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania).

The primary courses offered at the institute includes a two-year full-time MBA in International Business, a part-time MBA course in International Business, Certificate Programme in Export Management and Executive Masters in International Business. 

IIFT Delhi Admission process

The admissions for the two-year full-time MBA in International Business programme at IIFT is on the basis of a written test followed by a group discussion and interview. The admission bulletin is released in the second week of July and the written test is held in November in Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Jamshedpur, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Lucknow, Jaipur, Allahabad, Indore, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Visakhapatnam and Nagpur.

The written test involves four sections including English comprehension, general knowledge & awareness, logical reasoning and quantitative analysis. For international candidates and NRIs, admission is based on the General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT).

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IIFT Delhi Fee

The tuition fee for the two-year full-time MBA programme comes to INR 7,60,000/ year. The fee for the Executive Post Graduate Diploma Programme in International Business/ International Marketing/ International Finance is INR 5,10,000/- and for Certificate Programmes in Export-Import Management/Global Trade Logistics and Operations/ Capital & Financial Markets is INR 75,000/-.  

IIFT Delhi Placement

Right from the beginning, IIFT always has the most competent pool of human resources for the global industry which is why, leading multinational companies recruit the students of IIFT.

In the 2017-19 batch, the top 50 students were offered a salary of INR 31.12 LPA. The overall average CTC offered to students has increased by 5 % from the previous batch. From the 2016-18 batch, the highest salary package offered to students was INR 29 LPA. The average CTC offered for the same academic year was INR 19.23 LPA. Some of the top recruiters of IIFT include Godrej, Google, PepsiCo, Gartner, Amazon, Titan, Tata Motors, Adani, Airtel, Bajaj, HP, Britannia, HT Media, Dabur, IBM, BMW, Deloitte, DBS, Cognizant, Bata, Larsen & Toubro, PWC and Asian Paints.

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IIFT Delhi International Collaborations

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has academic collaborations with renowned business schools and universities across the world. Through exchange programmes and international seminars, the students get a lot of exposure. A few of the main academic partners include IIBN Business School (Russia), International Business School Americas (USA), ESC Rennes School of Business (France), Kent State University (USA), Universität des Saarlandes (Germany), The University of Newcastle (Australia), The International University in Geneva (Switzerland, University of International Business and Economics (China) and HANKEN-Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration (Finland).

IIFT Delhi: Key Highlights

Also Known AsIIFT
Accepted ExamsIIFT
Popular CoursesMBA/PGDM , Executive MBA/PGDM
Total Courses17 courses across 3 streams

Courses & Fees Offered

There are a total of 17 courses in 3 streams and 6 specializations offered

MBA in International Business

  • Fees – INR 16.25 L
  • Course type – Full Time
  • Duration – 2 years

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Business

  • Fees – INR 3.50 L
  • Course type – Full Time
  • Duration – 18 months

MBA in International Business

  • Fees – INR 16.25 L
  • Course type – Full Time
  • Duration – 2 years

Offered by IIFT Kolkata – Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Certificate Program in Export Management

  • Fees – INR 75,000
  • Course type – Part Time
  • Duration: 4 months

MBA in International Business

  • Fees – INR 8.00 L
  • Course type – Part Time
  • Duration: 3 years

Ph.D in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Fees – INR 2.50 L
  • Course Type – Full Time
  • Duration: 2 years


In 2017, IIFT was ranked 9th place by Business Today and was ranked 2nd among the colleges in Delhi. In 2019, this institute bagged the 10th and the 23rd spot based on surveys conducted by Business Standard and the Economic Times, respectively, among all MBA colleges in the country. The same publishers also ranked IIFT as the 2nd and 3rd best colleges, respectively in New Delhi. This year, IIFT was awarded the 26th place by NIRF and the 27th place by Outlook. IIFT is also the best college among all the colleges in Delhi, according to the same survey.


  • Placements in top organizations with an average package of 18.41 LPA in 2018
  • 23rd position in 2018 among top universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (MHRD)
  • Has tie-ups with over 25 prestigious international universities and B-Schools for the purpose of student and faculty exchange programs, joint research etc.
  • Published over 700 research studies and surveys as the institute encourages research activities among its students.
  • According to Business Standard ‘s best B-school ranking 2017, IIFT was given the place of Super League 1
  • Received the “A+++” rating from Business & Management Chronicle 2017
  • Based on GHRDC- CSR B-school survey for 2017, IIFT holds 2nd place in India
  • Also holds 9th position in Business Today Survey 2017
  • In November 2016, IIFT got the Dewang Mehta National Education Award in the section “Business School with Best Academic Input (Syllabus) in International Business” in Mumbai.


  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Convenience Store
  • Labs

Other Facilities:

  • Conference Hall

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