IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) is an entrance exam to do MBA in one of the top b-schools in India IIFT Delhi & Kolkata. Every year IIFT held in the month of November last week. Last year it was held on Nov 22nd, 2015. This year IIFT going to held 1 week prior to CAT like the last year i.e., Nov 27th, 2016 (Sunday). IIFT examination was pen & paper based model test. IIFT registration window opened on July 15th and registration will remain opened for 50 Days.

IIFT Exam 2016 – Last Date to Apply, Exam Date, Pattern @ iift.edu

IIFT released the examination notification last month and aspirants can apply through online mode or offline mode. Experts say that online mode is much more feasible and can be done within fifteen minutes.  If one opts offline mode they need to send the physical form of the documents to the post. You can check the both online and offline mode of the application process from the below.

IIFT Exam 2016 - Last Date to Apply, Exam Date, Pattern @ iift.edu
IIFT Exam 2016 – Last Date to Apply, Exam Date, Pattern @ iift.edu

How to apply IIFT Exam 2016:


Online Mode:

Online registration for the application of IIFT started from July 15, 2016. Applications can pay through any mode of an online transaction from net banking, debit/credit card.

Apply here: IIFT Online Apply

Offline Mode:

Applicant has to finish all the prospectus and form should be sent through post along with the Demand Draft 1550 or by cash/demand draft in person from the IIFT counter. It should reach IIFT Delhi on or before 5th September 2016 with no responsibility of IIFT in case the application form reaches IIFT late or is lost in transit.

Registration fee:

For General/OBC candidates: Rs.1550/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates     : Rs.  775
For Foreign National/NRI/     : US$   80 (INR4500)

No of Seats:

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. 

IIFT proposes to offer admission to 360 students to its flagship MBA (IB) 2017-19 programme at Delhi (220 seats) and Kolkata(140 seats)  campuses.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline. Candidate appearing in the final year examination of Graduation can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by next year 7th October 2017.
  • No age limit.

Selection will be on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview. Written Test will be held on SUNDAY 27th November 2016 during 10.00AM – 12.00Noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubeneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hydrabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. Based on the marks of Written Test, a limited number of candidates will be invited for second phase of selection process comprising Group Discussion, Essay Writing and Interview to be held at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required.

IIFT Examination Pattern:

Every year weightage given to each section will change slightly, but contents will be remained same.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Data Interpretation
  3. Logical Reasoning
  4. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
  5. General Awareness

Important Dates to Remeber for IIFT 2016:

Registration commencement date: July 15, 2016
Registration closes: September 5, 2016
Last date to obtain physical application form and submit at IIFT: September 5, 2016
Submitting request to change the test center: November 4, 2016
Issue of Admit Card: From 1st week of November 2016
IIFT exam date: November 27, 2016
Result declaration:  3rd week of December 2016

Contact Details: For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-26857908 (Direct), 26965051, 26965124 OR email at [email protected]

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