MBA at IIFT Delhi: Admission Process, Eligibility, Fees, Placements & More [Check Here]

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Updated On : April 6, 2024

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Overview: IIFT Delhi, for academic year 2022-2024 will take admission through CAT for its two years MBA (International Business) and MBA (Business Analytics) programmes followed by second round of the admission process i.e. WAT/Group Discussion/Extempore/Personal Interview etc.

Let's understand everything about the admission process in IIFT Delhi for MBA (IB) and MBA (BA) 2024-26 programmes in this blog!

Checkout: CAT 2024 Study Plan

About IIFT Delhi

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has been one of the unique institutions which has been imparting knowledge by training students in international business as well as trade.
  • It has become a national university focusing on International Business Management and Strategy.
  • IIFT Delhi is one of its 3 campuses besides IIFT Kolkata and IIFT Kakinada offering diverse programmes in management under PGP, Diploma, Doctoral, ExPGP and certificate programmes.

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Programmes Offered by IIFT Delhi in Management

S.No Programme Campus
1 Two-year MBA (International Business)  New Delhi and Kolkata
2 Two years & six months MBA (International Business) Weekend New Delhi and Kolkata
3 Two Years MBA in International Business in collaboration with the Institute of Finance Management, Dar-es-Salaam,Tanzania

IIFT Delhi Highlights: 2024 

 Check the table below for some important highlights: 

IIFT Delhi Exam Features IIFT Exam Details
Exam Name  IIFT Exam 
Conducting Body  National Testing Agency 
IIFT 2024 Exam Date  Through CAT (November 26, 2023) 
Exam Level  National 
Exam Frequency  Once a year 
Exam Mode  Online 
IIFT Delhi Fees of Exam INR 3,000General category) 
INR 2,500 (Reserved category) 
Exam Purpose  Admission into IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata and IIFT Kakinada 
Course Offered  MBA-International Business 
Number of Seats  400 (approx.) 
Exam Website  https://iift.nta.nic.in/ 

Learn More: Is CAT Compulsory to Pursue MBA

IIFT Delhi Important Dates

Events  Dates 
IIFT Delhi Application Form Start  October 27, 2023 
IIFT Delhi Last date to apply online  December 6, 2023 
IIFT Delhi Dates for Foreign Nationals/NRI application form  From January 15 to March 15, 2024 
IIFT Delhi Last for Foreign Nationals/NRI application form 15 March 2024
CAT Exam Date 26 November 2023
IIFT Delhi List of Shortlisted Students Last Week of January 2024
IIFT Delhi Group Discussion/Extempore, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview March/ April 2024
IIFT Delhi Session Commencement First week of July 2024

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 

  • Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories].
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October 31, 2024.
  • Admission of the candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the Bachelor’s degree examination will be automatically cancelled forth with.
  • Such candidate should immediately inform the Institute on declaration of his/her results.
  • Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on 31st October 2024.
  • No request for extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.

For Foreign Nationals/NRIs: 

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 31st October 2024.
  • In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT’s MBA (IB) Programme a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of notless than 18 months as on 31st December 2023 and be outside India during CAT 2023 examination.
  • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/ travel document from a country other than India.
  • If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2023) such as, XAT /MAT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply.

Learn more: CAT Exam Admission Process 2024

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IIFT Delhi Seat Intake

S.No Programme Seat Intake
1. MBA (IB) in Delhi Campus 258
2. MBA (IB) in Kolkata Campus 253
3. MBA (BA) in Delhi Campus 60

IIFT Mode of Admission

For General/SC/ST/PH/OBC-NCL/EWS candidates

  • The process indicated below will be applicable equally for admission to Delhi and Kolkata Campuses.
  • On the basis of valid CAT 2023 score, Group Discussion, Interview and other defined parameters.
  • Shortlisted candidates for the second round of the admission process will be called Group Discussion and Interview to be held in March/April 2024 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. IIFT reserves the right to add/ delete any centre, if required.

For Foreign National/NRI

  • On the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) and interview.
  • For MBA 2024-26, GMAT result should not have been declared before 1 January 2022 and should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2024. Last date to submit the application fee is 15 March 2024.

Know more: How to Start Preparation for CAT Exam 2024? 

IIFT Delhi Fees

The total IIFT Delhi fees for pursuing MBA (IB) is as follows:

Campus Total Fee of MBA (IB) 2023-25 Programme Refundable Security extra
Delhi Rs.21,77,314/-
US $ 60000 plus Rs.3,36,514/- (For NRI / Foreign National students)
Rs.10,000
Kolkata Rs.20,97,314/- Rs.10,000

**Note: The IIFT Delhi fees covers Tuition, Library, Internet, Medical Insurance, Hostel charges on double occupancy basis, Boarding charges, Students activity and Alumni Charges.

IIFT Registration Process 

To register for IIFT 2024, candidates must have their documents and details ready to complete the application form. Follow these steps once the registration window is open: 

  • Go to the NTA website and click "IIFT MBA 2023-25 Registration". 
  • Click on "New Registration". 
  • Fill in the required details and reconfirm them. 
  • Click on "Submit" to get the OTP. 
  • Enter the OTP received and click on "Submit Registration Form". 
  • Click "Complete Application Form" and fill in the remaining details. 
  • Upload the necessary documents. 
  • Review the information and pay the required fees. 
  • After successful payment, download the confirmation page. 

Required Documents: 

  1. Passport size photograph (jpg format, 10-200 kb).
  2. Signature (jpg format, 4-30 kb).
  3. Reservation/PwD certificate (if applicable) (pdf format, 50-300 kb).

IIFT Delhi Fees for Registration

To apply, candidates must pay the IIFT Delhi fees for registration, tax, and processing.

See below for IIFT Delhi fees by group: 

Category  IIFT Delhi Fees for Registration
General/General-EWS / OBC-NCL*  INR 2500/- 
SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender  INR 1250/- 
For Foreign Nationals/NRIs  USD 200 / INR 15,000/- 

Read more: CAT Syllabus 2024 

IIFT Delhi Admission Process 2024 

  • The IIFT Delhi admission process for the 2024 academic session involves shortlisting candidates based on their exam scores for a personality assessment round.
  • Candidates who clear the IIFT cut-offs based on the CAT 2023 exam are selected for the Extempore and Personal Interview.
  • In a Group Discussion (GD) round, candidates are divided into groups of 10-12 and given a topic. They are expected to initiate, communicate efficiently, and present their ideas effectively.
  • The last round is the Personal Interview (PI) round, where the panelists interview the candidates. The result of selection for admission is communicated to the candidates through email. 

IIFT Cut-Offs for MBA Admission 2024 

The institute shortlists candidates for MBA admission (PI and extempore) based on minimum scores in the entrance exam. The cut-offs for the 2024 batch could be higher than this year. The IIFT 2024 cut-offs will be shared once they are released in April 2024. 

Below are the category-wise qualifying IIFT cut-offs for 2023 admission. 

Category  IIFT Cut Off Percentile  Overall IIFT Cut Off Marks 
General  40  40.5 
General/EWS/OBC-NCL  35  33 
PwD/Kashmiri Migrants/Non-Migrants  30  25.5 

Read more: CAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Admission to IIFT MBA Programs will be based on CAT 2023 Exam

CAT Exam Dates 2024 are provided below in the table: 

CAT 2024 Registration Start Date    August 02, 2023 
CAT Exam 2024 Registration End Date   September 21, 2023 
CAT 2024 Admit Card Download    November 7, 2023 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Date   November 26, 2023 
Mode of CAT Examination  Computer Based Test (CBT) 
CAT Exam Duration  120 minutes 
CAT Exam Timing  8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (forenoon session) 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (afternoon session). 4:30 p.m. to6:30 p.m. (evening session) 
IIFT 2024 Exam Pattern   Section 1 – Quantitative Analysis (QA) Section 2 – Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability (RC&VA) Section 3 – Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Number of Questions    66 Questions divided into QA, DILR and RC&VA 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Marking Scheme  For every right answer, +3 will be awarded 
For every wrong answer in MCQs, -1 will be deducted. 
No negative marks for non-MCQs 

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Read More: Quantitative Ability Syllabus for CAT 2024

IIFT Delhi Placements 2024 

IIFT Delhi offers placement support to students and is visited by top companies like Cipla, Amul, and others. Once available, the IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2024 will be updated here.

The following table highlights the key differences between the 2022 and 2023 IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements. 

Particulars  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2022)  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2023) 
Highest domestic package  INR 46.5 LPA  INR 76.5 LPA 
Highest international package  INR 80 LPA  INR 85.4 LPA 
Average package  INR 25.16 LPA  INR 29.1 LPA 
Median package  INR 24 LPA  INR 26.5 LPA 
Total recruiters  82  108 
New recruiters  26  36 
PPO percentage  34%  39% 

IIFT Delhi Average Package 2023 

The overall and batch-wise average package offered during IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2023 are presented below: 

Particulars  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2023) 
Overall average package  INR 29.1 LPA 
Top 50% average package  INR 37 LPA 
Top 25% average package  INR 46.5 LPA 
Top 10% average package  INR 62.6 LPA 

Read More: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Syllabus for CAT 2024

IIFT Delhi Top Recruiters 2023 

The list of top recruiters during IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2023 is presented below: 

IIFT Delhi Top Recruiters 2023 
Cipla  EY 
Dabur  DE Shaw & Co 
Godrej  HSBC 
Infosys  Adani 
Deloitte  JSW 

Conclusion:

IIFT Delhi offers a unique course with an enriching environment to study making it an ideal institution for you to become business leaders. For CAT aspirants looking to not just thrive but excel in the fast-paced world of international trade and commerce, IIFT Delhi promises a transformative journey.

MBA at IIFT Delhi: Admission Process, Eligibility, Fees, Placements & More [Check Here]

Author : Akanksha

April 6, 2024

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Overview: IIFT Delhi, for academic year 2022-2024 will take admission through CAT for its two years MBA (International Business) and MBA (Business Analytics) programmes followed by second round of the admission process i.e. WAT/Group Discussion/Extempore/Personal Interview etc.

Let's understand everything about the admission process in IIFT Delhi for MBA (IB) and MBA (BA) 2024-26 programmes in this blog!

Checkout: CAT 2024 Study Plan

About IIFT Delhi

  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has been one of the unique institutions which has been imparting knowledge by training students in international business as well as trade.
  • It has become a national university focusing on International Business Management and Strategy.
  • IIFT Delhi is one of its 3 campuses besides IIFT Kolkata and IIFT Kakinada offering diverse programmes in management under PGP, Diploma, Doctoral, ExPGP and certificate programmes.

 CAT Online Coaching

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Programmes Offered by IIFT Delhi in Management

S.No Programme Campus
1 Two-year MBA (International Business)  New Delhi and Kolkata
2 Two years & six months MBA (International Business) Weekend New Delhi and Kolkata
3 Two Years MBA in International Business in collaboration with the Institute of Finance Management, Dar-es-Salaam,Tanzania

IIFT Delhi Highlights: 2024 

 Check the table below for some important highlights: 

IIFT Delhi Exam Features IIFT Exam Details
Exam Name  IIFT Exam 
Conducting Body  National Testing Agency 
IIFT 2024 Exam Date  Through CAT (November 26, 2023) 
Exam Level  National 
Exam Frequency  Once a year 
Exam Mode  Online 
IIFT Delhi Fees of Exam INR 3,000General category) 
INR 2,500 (Reserved category) 
Exam Purpose  Admission into IIFT Delhi, IIFT Kolkata and IIFT Kakinada 
Course Offered  MBA-International Business 
Number of Seats  400 (approx.) 
Exam Website  https://iift.nta.nic.in/ 

Learn More: Is CAT Compulsory to Pursue MBA

IIFT Delhi Important Dates

Events  Dates 
IIFT Delhi Application Form Start  October 27, 2023 
IIFT Delhi Last date to apply online  December 6, 2023 
IIFT Delhi Dates for Foreign Nationals/NRI application form  From January 15 to March 15, 2024 
IIFT Delhi Last for Foreign Nationals/NRI application form 15 March 2024
CAT Exam Date 26 November 2023
IIFT Delhi List of Shortlisted Students Last Week of January 2024
IIFT Delhi Group Discussion/Extempore, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview March/ April 2024
IIFT Delhi Session Commencement First week of July 2024

IIFT Eligibility Criteria 

  • Recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any disciplines with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories].
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October 31, 2024.
  • Admission of the candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the Bachelor’s degree examination will be automatically cancelled forth with.
  • Such candidate should immediately inform the Institute on declaration of his/her results.
  • Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on 31st October 2024.
  • No request for extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.

For Foreign Nationals/NRIs: 

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with minimum 50% marks.
  • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 31st October 2024.
  • In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT’s MBA (IB) Programme a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of notless than 18 months as on 31st December 2023 and be outside India during CAT 2023 examination.
  • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/ travel document from a country other than India.
  • If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2023) such as, XAT /MAT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply.

Learn more: CAT Exam Admission Process 2024

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Read More: Benefits of CAT Exam for Doing MBA

IIFT Delhi Seat Intake

S.No Programme Seat Intake
1. MBA (IB) in Delhi Campus 258
2. MBA (IB) in Kolkata Campus 253
3. MBA (BA) in Delhi Campus 60

IIFT Mode of Admission

For General/SC/ST/PH/OBC-NCL/EWS candidates

  • The process indicated below will be applicable equally for admission to Delhi and Kolkata Campuses.
  • On the basis of valid CAT 2023 score, Group Discussion, Interview and other defined parameters.
  • Shortlisted candidates for the second round of the admission process will be called Group Discussion and Interview to be held in March/April 2024 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. IIFT reserves the right to add/ delete any centre, if required.

For Foreign National/NRI

  • On the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) and interview.
  • For MBA 2024-26, GMAT result should not have been declared before 1 January 2022 and should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2024. Last date to submit the application fee is 15 March 2024.

Know more: How to Start Preparation for CAT Exam 2024? 

IIFT Delhi Fees

The total IIFT Delhi fees for pursuing MBA (IB) is as follows:

Campus Total Fee of MBA (IB) 2023-25 Programme Refundable Security extra
Delhi Rs.21,77,314/-
US $ 60000 plus Rs.3,36,514/- (For NRI / Foreign National students)
Rs.10,000
Kolkata Rs.20,97,314/- Rs.10,000

**Note: The IIFT Delhi fees covers Tuition, Library, Internet, Medical Insurance, Hostel charges on double occupancy basis, Boarding charges, Students activity and Alumni Charges.

IIFT Registration Process 

To register for IIFT 2024, candidates must have their documents and details ready to complete the application form. Follow these steps once the registration window is open: 

  • Go to the NTA website and click "IIFT MBA 2023-25 Registration". 
  • Click on "New Registration". 
  • Fill in the required details and reconfirm them. 
  • Click on "Submit" to get the OTP. 
  • Enter the OTP received and click on "Submit Registration Form". 
  • Click "Complete Application Form" and fill in the remaining details. 
  • Upload the necessary documents. 
  • Review the information and pay the required fees. 
  • After successful payment, download the confirmation page. 

Required Documents: 

  1. Passport size photograph (jpg format, 10-200 kb).
  2. Signature (jpg format, 4-30 kb).
  3. Reservation/PwD certificate (if applicable) (pdf format, 50-300 kb).

IIFT Delhi Fees for Registration

To apply, candidates must pay the IIFT Delhi fees for registration, tax, and processing.

See below for IIFT Delhi fees by group: 

Category  IIFT Delhi Fees for Registration
General/General-EWS / OBC-NCL*  INR 2500/- 
SC/ST/PwD/Third Gender  INR 1250/- 
For Foreign Nationals/NRIs  USD 200 / INR 15,000/- 

Read more: CAT Syllabus 2024 

IIFT Delhi Admission Process 2024 

  • The IIFT Delhi admission process for the 2024 academic session involves shortlisting candidates based on their exam scores for a personality assessment round.
  • Candidates who clear the IIFT cut-offs based on the CAT 2023 exam are selected for the Extempore and Personal Interview.
  • In a Group Discussion (GD) round, candidates are divided into groups of 10-12 and given a topic. They are expected to initiate, communicate efficiently, and present their ideas effectively.
  • The last round is the Personal Interview (PI) round, where the panelists interview the candidates. The result of selection for admission is communicated to the candidates through email. 

IIFT Cut-Offs for MBA Admission 2024 

The institute shortlists candidates for MBA admission (PI and extempore) based on minimum scores in the entrance exam. The cut-offs for the 2024 batch could be higher than this year. The IIFT 2024 cut-offs will be shared once they are released in April 2024. 

Below are the category-wise qualifying IIFT cut-offs for 2023 admission. 

Category  IIFT Cut Off Percentile  Overall IIFT Cut Off Marks 
General  40  40.5 
General/EWS/OBC-NCL  35  33 
PwD/Kashmiri Migrants/Non-Migrants  30  25.5 

Read more: CAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Admission to IIFT MBA Programs will be based on CAT 2023 Exam

CAT Exam Dates 2024 are provided below in the table: 

CAT 2024 Registration Start Date    August 02, 2023 
CAT Exam 2024 Registration End Date   September 21, 2023 
CAT 2024 Admit Card Download    November 7, 2023 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Date   November 26, 2023 
Mode of CAT Examination  Computer Based Test (CBT) 
CAT Exam Duration  120 minutes 
CAT Exam Timing  8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (forenoon session) 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (afternoon session). 4:30 p.m. to6:30 p.m. (evening session) 
IIFT 2024 Exam Pattern   Section 1 – Quantitative Analysis (QA) Section 2 – Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability (RC&VA) Section 3 – Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Number of Questions    66 Questions divided into QA, DILR and RC&VA 
CAT Entrance Exam 2024 Marking Scheme  For every right answer, +3 will be awarded 
For every wrong answer in MCQs, -1 will be deducted. 
No negative marks for non-MCQs 

SuperGrads CAT 2023 Toppers

SuperGrads CAT 2023 Toppers

Read More: Quantitative Ability Syllabus for CAT 2024

IIFT Delhi Placements 2024 

IIFT Delhi offers placement support to students and is visited by top companies like Cipla, Amul, and others. Once available, the IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2024 will be updated here.

The following table highlights the key differences between the 2022 and 2023 IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements. 

Particulars  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2022)  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2023) 
Highest domestic package  INR 46.5 LPA  INR 76.5 LPA 
Highest international package  INR 80 LPA  INR 85.4 LPA 
Average package  INR 25.16 LPA  INR 29.1 LPA 
Median package  INR 24 LPA  INR 26.5 LPA 
Total recruiters  82  108 
New recruiters  26  36 
PPO percentage  34%  39% 

IIFT Delhi Average Package 2023 

The overall and batch-wise average package offered during IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2023 are presented below: 

Particulars  MBA IB Placement Statistics (2023) 
Overall average package  INR 29.1 LPA 
Top 50% average package  INR 37 LPA 
Top 25% average package  INR 46.5 LPA 
Top 10% average package  INR 62.6 LPA 

Read More: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Syllabus for CAT 2024

IIFT Delhi Top Recruiters 2023 

The list of top recruiters during IIFT Delhi MBA IB placements 2023 is presented below: 

IIFT Delhi Top Recruiters 2023 
Cipla  EY 
Dabur  DE Shaw & Co 
Godrej  HSBC 
Infosys  Adani 
Deloitte  JSW 

Conclusion:

IIFT Delhi offers a unique course with an enriching environment to study making it an ideal institution for you to become business leaders. For CAT aspirants looking to not just thrive but excel in the fast-paced world of international trade and commerce, IIFT Delhi promises a transformative journey.

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