The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research. The Institute visualises its future role as:
The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the students community. An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments.
NIRF Ranking 2017 -
Management - 30
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is located near Jawaharlal Nehru University and IIT, Delhi. Spread in the 6 acres of land with greenery everywhere in the campus which makes best academic climate for the students. It has centrally air-conditioned lecture halls with modern audio-visual aids, conference halls for round-table conferences, an auditorium of 500 seating capacity, MDP Centre, three Computer Centers, indoor games, and excellent residential facilities for students.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade(IIFT) Admissions
• Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline.
• Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by beginning of October of the year of start of the course.
• No age limit.
• On the basis of Written test, Group Discussion and Interview.
• Written test is conducted in all the major cities in the country.
• Based on marks obtained in the written test, candidates are called for Group Discussion and Interview to be held between fourth week of January and middle of February at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
• General/OBC Category Rs.5,05,000/- p.a.
• SC/ST/PH/Category Rs.2,55,000/- p.a.
• Foreign National /NRI/Children of NRI US$ 22,000 p.a.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade(IIFT) Faculty
Dr Surajit Mitra
Designation - Director
Experience - Worked as Managing Director of Meghalaya Tourism Corporation, Was on the Board of Directors of Navratna CPSUs including ONGC, Indian Oil, GAIL and BHEL..Taught in Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi University, North Eastern Hill University and Oxford University.
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Dr. K. Rangarajan
Designation - Professor - Strategic Management, Head, Centre for SME Studies, Head, Kolkata Centre.
Qualification - Masters in Commerce with Management, top performance in his Masters Degree, Completed doctoral degree, Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) conferred by All India Management Association and member of several professional bodies including AIMM (Australia).
Dr. (Mrs.) Vijaya Katti
Designation - Professor & Chairperson
Qualification - Post Doctoral Research from Jawaharlal Nehru, University, New Delhi, Ph.D. from Nagpur University, M.A. in Economics from Nagpur University, B.A. from Nagpur University, HSSC from Maharashtra Board of Secondary Education.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade(IIFT) Placements
The Placement Process at -Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) aims to match the requirements of the Corporate World with the aspirations of the students thereby facilitating the achievement of synergy between the two. The combined placements for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade’s (IIFT) Delhi and Kolkata campuses concluded with 161 students of MBA (International Business) 2008-10 batch receiving jobs across 62 companies. Of the 164-strong batch, 114 students belonged to the Delhi campus and 60 to the Kolkata campus. Three students opted out of the placements. A total of 30 students accepted pre-placement offers from companies such as the Business Consulting division of Cognizant, Mahindra & Mahindra, Johnson & Johnson Medical Systems, Tata Steel, Reckitt Benckiser, Colgate Palmolive, Essar, Tata Motors, Louis Dreyfus, ICICI Securities and Wipro.
20% of the students were offered in BFSI sector, 18% in IT sector, 11% in Manufacturing sector, and the rest were offered in other sectors like automotive, FMCG, telecom, energy, logistics, retail etc. The companies participating were Louis Dreyfus, Nomura Holdings, Tata Motors, Business Consulting division of Cognizant, KPIT Cummins, Tata Steel, TCS, Wipro, Colgate Palmolive, Reckitt Benckiser, Mahindra & Mahindra, Essar, Bertling Logistics, Bharti Airtel, ITC, HT Media, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, Titan, Yes Bank, Eli Lilly, Maersk, Britannia, Infosys and Cargill India.
Placement Package 2011:-
Highest Package - 13 lakh
Average Package - 10.7 lakh
Lowest Package - Rs. 7 lakh
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