IIFT 2024 Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is one of the top business schools of India that enrolls eligible candidates in MBA degree programs through an entrance exam. The online application form for IIFT 2024 will be released in the month of September 2023. IIFT entrance exam is conducted on the national level by the official authorities. Foreign nationals, as well as NRI candidates, can also take admission in IIFT; however, they are exempted to appear in the entrance exam. Such candidates will be enrolled via an interview on the basis of their GMAT scores. It is going to be organized in an online computer-based mode. Eligible candidates must grab this opportunity as getting into IIFT is a dream for many aspirants. The entrance test is scheduled to be conducted in the month of December 2023. IIFT has its three campuses in India i.e. IIFT Kolkata, IIFT Kakinada, and IIFT Delhi.

IIFT 2024 Overview

Name of the exam IIFT 2024
Full form Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam
Type of Exam National
Level of exam PG level
Courses offered Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Organizing department National Testing Agency (NTA)
Application mode Online
Selection based Entrance exam
Mode of Exam Online
Official website www.iift.nta.ac.in.

IIFT 2024 Important Dates

Events Dates (Expected)
The online application process begins from September 2023
Last date for the submission of the duly filled application form October 2023
Application correction date October 2023
Admit card issue date November 2023
Entrance exam date December 2023
Announcement of results January 2024
Scorecard release date January 2023
Commencement of GD and PI/ WAT rounds January/ February 2024
The final announcement of results March/ April 2024

Eligibility Requirements

Aspirants who want to appear or the exam must check certain eligibility criteria as mentioned in the below section:

  • Nationality: Indian and foreign nationals are eligible to apply.
  • Age limit: The authorities have not laid any age barriers for the applicants to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Educational Qualification: The applicant must hold a valid Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university/ institution in order to be eligible.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should score more than 50% scores in their bachelor’s degree.
  • Appearing: Final-year candidates with their bachelor’s degrees are also eligible to apply.

IIFT 2024 Application Form

To collect the online application form, candidates can take up any of the modes between online and offline mode. The application process for both the modes is given below for the reference of candidates:

Online mode:

  • Applicants have to visit the authorized web portal of IIFT i.e. www.iift.nta.ac.in. to obtain the online application form.
  • On the official website, candidates need to complete the registration by entering their name, date of birth, and mobile number.
  • Upon the completion of the registration process, the applicants will be able to proceed further with the application filling process.
  • Then start filling in all the details in the application form as per requirements.
  • Upload the necessary documents as per the formats on the official website.
  • After that, make the application fee payment of the application form via available payment modes.
  • Lastly, submit the filled application form and keep its print secure till the further admission process.

Offline mode:

  • For offline means can collect the application form by purchasing it from the counter of IIFT or from the post office.
  • The applicants got to pay the Application Fee in the form of cash or via Demand Draft. They can obtain the form only after the successful payment of the application fee.
  • After that, they will have to fill out the application form manually using a blue or black ball pen.
  • Any mistakes in the application form can cause inconvenience in the future, therefore must avoid it.
  • At last, aspirants need to submit the application form to the official authorities of IIFT by speed post to the below-given address:
    Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,
    B – 21, Qutab Institutional Area
    New Delhi – 110016

Examination Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: The mode of exam will be offline, which means applicants have to solve the question paper via pen and paper mode.
  • Duration of Exam: Two hours’ time will be given to the contenders to solve the question paper.
  • Language of Exam: The paper will have all the questions in the English language only.
  • Total Number of Questions: A total number of 123 questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Marking Scheme: The marking scheme is different for each question paper.
  • Negative Marking: A deduction of 1/3rd marks will be there for each wrong answer.

The subject-wise pattern of the exam:

Subjects/ Parts Number of Questions
English comprehension 36 questions
General knowledge and awareness 25 questions
Logical reasoning 42 questions
Quantitative analysis  20 questions
Total  120 questions

IIFT 2024 Results

The result of the written exam will tentatively be released in the month of January 2024. The merit of the qualified applicants will be prepared according to the marks obtained in the test. The marks will be hosted on the official website of IIFT only.

Candidates will be eligible to check their names on the merit list and can also download their rank/ scorecard from the website of the institute. The candidates whose names appear on the merit list will further have to attend group discussions; personal interviews and written ability tests and qualify the same for the final selection.

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