IIFT Delhi Cut Off and Admission Process

IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) offers MBA in International Business (IB). IIFT MBA Admission is done on the basis of IIFT MBA Entrance Exam Each year IIFT shortlists candidates on the basis of IIFT Cut Off and result which is released online in the form of a pdf.

  • IIFT 2018 Exam will be held on November 27, 2017.
  • All candidates who register successfully will appear for IIFT 2018 in November 2017. The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Declaration of IIFT Results will be on December 23, 2017.
  • Commencement of IIFT 2018 Results will be in January, 2018.

IIFT 2018 Exam Important Dates

Given below are the important dates which the candidates must consider in order to not to miss any important event related to IIFT 2018 Exam:

Event Important Date (Tentative)
Last Date to change IIFT 2018 Exam Centers November 04, 2017
IIFT 2018 Admit Card to be uploaded online for downloading November 15, 2017
Last Date to receive IIFT Admit Card by Post November 15, 2017
IIFT 2018 Exam Date November 27, 2017
Declaration of IIFT 2018 Results December 23, 2017
Commencement of IIFT Selection Procedure January 2018

Courses Offered at IIFT

IIFT has institutes at two locations, viz Delhi and Kolkata. Its flagship program is the Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB) making IIFT the only institute among the top 10 B-schools of India to offer such a program.

  • MBA in International Business (MBA-IB)
    • Two-year MBA (International Business) – Full Time
    • Three-year MBA (International Business) – Weekend
  • Executive Programs
    • Executive Post-Graduate Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB)
    • Executive Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Marketing (EPGDIM)
    • Executive Post-Graduate Diploma in Capital and Financial Markets (EPGDCFM)
  • Doctoral Program
    • Full time / part time Doctoral Program

IIFT 2018 Exam Eligibility for MBA-IB

Candidate must have a recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline. Candidates who are appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification examination can also apply. Also, the candidates who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can apply as well.

Eligibility for Executive Courses

  • Candidate must have a Post-Graduate Degree/Engineering Degree OR equivalent from any recognized University or Institution and managerial work experience of not less than three years or,
  • Candidate must have passed Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution and must have managerial work experience of not less than FIVE years.
  • Only the work experience as on July 31 of the year when the program is advertised is considered.
  • Candidate must provide Company sponsorship or No Objection Certificate from the employer.

IIFT Exam 2018 Pattern and Analysis

IIFT conducts its own examination on generally 4th Sunday of November. The results are released by mid-December. Students can refer to the general pattern of the IIFT exam given below:

Section Total no. of questions Marks per question Total Marks Good Attempts Achievable Score Ideal Time (in minutes)
Section 1 General Awareness 26 0.50 13 12-15 4-5 10-12
Section 2 – Part 1 English Usage 20 0.75 15 20-22 11-13 35-40
Section 2 – Part 2 Reading Comprehension 17 1.00 17
Section 3 Logical Reasoning 20 1.00 20 10-12 9-11 20-25
Section 4 – Part 1 Data Interpretation 15 1.00 15 14-16 11-12 40-45
Section 4 – Part 2 Quantitative Ability 20 1.00 20
Overall 118 100 56-65 38-40 120

IIFT had shortlisted 1411 candidates for the 2015-17 batch for the final round of Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Interview. IIFT has an intake of about 200-250. But the actual cut offs for calls for the GDPI process is much higher than the one mentioned above.

IIFT Cut Off 2017

Every year, IIFT shortlists candidates on the basis of cut off marks and result. The results are released online in the form of a pdf. Appearing candidates may go through last year’s cut off given below for reference:

Overall IIFT Cut off 2017

Category Cutoff marks Max. Marks
General 48.5 100
OBC (NCL) 43.5 100
SC 38.5 100
ST 27.17 100
PH 28.85 100

Sectional IIFT Cut Off 2017

Section Cutoff marks Max. Marks
VA & RC 9.67 31
QA 4.01 20
LR & DI 8 36.5
GK 1.99 12.5

37, 723 candidates took IIFT 2017 to grab one of the 210 seats at the Delhi campus and 140 seats at the Kolkata campus. Out of these, only 1,508 candidates were shortlisted to appear for GD/PI rounds.

IIFT 2018 Admission Process


  • Candidates are required to appear for a test organized by IIFT (or GMAT in case of foreign candidates).
  • Candidates are called for Essay Writing, Group Discussion and Personal Interview, based on the performance of the test. Candidates are finally shortlisted for a seat at IIFT based on their GDPI performance.

For Executive Courses

  • Applications are invited and based on the application a candidate is shortlisted.
  • Candidates who will be shortlisted will then be called for a Group Discussion, Essay Writing followed by a Personal Interview.

Source: collegedunia.com . We have also shared about UPSC 2018 Preparation.