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IIFT Admission to MBA in International Business & MBA in Business Analytics 2024-26

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Admission to
MBA (International Business) 2024-2026 at Delhi & Kolkata Campuses
and
MBA (Business Analytics) 2024-2026 at Delhi Campus
MBA (International Business) is a sixtrimester general management programme with a focus on International Business for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country’s growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management. Developments in the international market on the one hand and the consequential impact of the same on India’s domestic market on the other, call for an increasingly professional approach and sensitivity to international business environment.

MBA (Business Analytics) is a six-trimester general management programme with a focus on Business Analytics for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country’s growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of Data Analytics. The course structure of this programme is designed in such a manner that role of analytics is emphasized from the very beginning of the programme. Through this programme student will be exposed to core managerial concepts, business problems, data eco system including data management & its visualization, case studies, business data driven case studies and tools, platforms, and software to solve them. It is our endeavour that through this programme the student remains abreast with important developments and innovations in the industry.

Last date to apply online is extended till 16.12.2023 (2359 hrs.)

    + Admission Calendar

    Detail Date
    Online Application Starts 27.10.2023
    Last Date of Online submission of application form 16.12.2023 (Extended)
    Online application for Foreign National/NRI Candidates start on 15.01.2024
    Last Date of Online submission of application form for Foreign National/NRI Candidates 15.03.2024
    CAT Exam Date 26.11.2023
    List of Shortlisted candidates for second round of admission on IIFT website https://www.iift.ac.in Last Week of January 2024
    Group Discussion/Extempore, Writing Skills Assessment and Interview March/April 2024
    Commencement of Programme First week of July 2024
    Any further change to admission schedule will be updated on institute’s website at https://www.iift.ac.in
    MBA (International Business)

    + Programme Structure

    In addition to the Core Courses, the choice of Elective Courses offered to students has also been increased. This is in keeping with the objective of aligning Elective Courses with changing dynamics of the business world, as well as to make the courses more industry relevant.

    Induction Courses based on soft Skills and Mathematics are also offered in Trimester-I. The course Structure of MBA (IB) is as follows:

    Core Courses (to be offered in Six Trimesters)
    • Managerial Communication
    • Management Information Systems
    • Business Statistics
    • Accounting for Managers
    • Economic Theory (Micro and Macroeconomics)
    • Marketing Management
    • International Trade Operations & Documentation
    • Business Research Methods
    • Corporate Finance
    • International Economics
    • International Marketing Management
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Human Resources Management
    • Strategic Management
    • IT Applications in Management
    • Operations Research
    • International Financial Management
    • Economic Environment
    • Operations Management
    • International Trade Logistics & Sourcing
    • International Business Strategy
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Corporate Ethics and Governance
    • Fundaments of Management
    • Foreign Language
    • Psychology for Managers
    Total Course: 26

    Elective Courses
    1. General Management and Strategy
    • Competitive Strategy
    • Entrepreneurship
    • International Contract Management
    • Management of Strategic Alliances
    • New Venture Creation & Startups
    • Strategy Execution & Tools
    • Digital Strategy and Transformation
    • Crisis Management
    • Cross Cultural Management
    • Management Consulting
    Total Course: 10
    2. Quantitative Techniques & Operations Management
    • Advanced Forecasting Techniques for Business Applications
    • Advanced Supply Chain Management
    • Modeling in SCM: SCOR Approach
    • Multi-Variate Data Analysis & Forecasting Techniques
    • Advanced Optimization Techniques
    Total Course: 05
    3. Information Technology
    • Software Product Management
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems
    • IT Project Consultancy
    • Online Business &E-Commerce
    • Data Modelling and Visualization
    • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
    Total Course: 06
    4. Finance
    • Financial Derivatives & Risk Management
    • Financial Modeling
    • Financial Risk Management
    • Financing of International Trade
    • Fintech
    • Fixed Income
    • Management of Financial Services
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Project Appraisal & Finance
    • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
    • Trading Strategies and Evaluation
    • Alternative Investment
    Total Course: 12
    5. Marketing
    • Advertising & Promotion Management
    • B2B Marketing
    • Brand Management
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Digital Marketing
    • Marketing of Services
    • Marketing Research
    • Retail Management
    • Rural Marketing
    • Sales & Distribution Management
    • Strategic Market Planning & Decision Making
    Total Course: 12
    6. International Trade Operations & Logistics
    • Agri-Commodity Trading (ACT)
    • Customs Procedure in GST Regime
    • Risk Management in International Trade
    • Management of Shipping Services
    • Managing Global Compliance in Exports
    • Sectoral Strategies for Exports
    Total Course: 06
    7. Human Resource
    • Competency Mapping
    • Impression Management in Organization
    • HR Matrices & Organizational Performance
    • International Human Resource Management Practices
    • Labour Laws & Industrial Relations
    Total Course: 05
    8. Economics of Strategy
    • Applied Econometrics
    • Game Theory & Strategy
    • International Investment Treaties & Business Decisions
    • Management of Pricing
    Total Course: 05

    Other Components
    • Port Visit
    • Summer Project
    • Research Project
    • Comprehensive Viva
    • SAP (Social Awareness Programme)
    Note:
    • Students are required to opt for 18 Electives. They can major in two functional areas (6 each) and minors (3) in any other functional areas or major in 3 functional areas.
    • Course Structure is subject to revision.

    + Fee Structure

    Total fees for the batch of MBA (IB) 2023-25 programme is as under:
    Campus Total Fee* of MBA(IB) 2023-25 Programme Refundable Security extra
    Delhi Rs. 21,77,314/-
    US$60,000 plus Rs. 3,36,514/-
    (For NRI / Foreign National students)
    Rs. 10,000/-
    Kolkata Rs. 20,97,314/- Rs. 10,000/-
    * Fee covers Tuition, Library, Internet, Medical Insurance, Hostel charges on double occupancy basis, Boarding charges, Students activities and Alumni charges.

    + Admission Procedure

    Eligibility
    • 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.
    No age limit.

    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.

    Mode of Admission
    • For short-listing/selecting the candidates, IIFT will use score of CAT 2023 and other defined parameters.
    • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of CAT 2023 Score & other parameters will be called for second round of the admission process consisting of Group Discussion/Personal Interview.
    Eligibility For Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates
    • 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 not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2023 and be outside India during CAT 2023 examination. The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with application a certificate from the Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stating that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2023.
    • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign Nationals who are present in India at the time of CAT 2023 test are required to take the same. The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15th March 2024. GMAT taken before 1st January 2022 is not valid.
    • 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. Candidates are required to give the undertaking for the same.
    NRI-Sponsored candidates and Children of NRIs are not considered under this category.

    Selection Process for Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates
    The admission of candidates under this category is on the basis of GMAT Score and Personal Interview.

    Kindly Note
    Candidates called for this will have to make their own travel arrangements. In case they are not able to be physically present, they would be interviewed through online mode.

    List of shortlisted candidates for GD/PI and final selection to MBA (IB) 2024-26 Programme will be available on IIFT website i.e. www.iift.ac.in.

    Seats for MBA (IB)
    258 seats in Delhi Campus and 253 seats in Kolkata Campus. Seats are reserved as per Government of India’s norms.

    Documents to be submitted along with Application Form
    • Copy of latest GMAT score certificate.
    • Self-Attested copy of all academic mark-sheets/ certificates (Class X, XII & Graduation).
    • Copy of all Passport pages having official entries.
    • An undertaking that the candidate has not appeared for any MBA entrance examination for the year (2023) such as CAT/XAT/MAT, etc.
    • Two letters of recommendation. Preferably, one of these should be written by a current supervisor or manager. These condone should be from someone who is in apposition to evaluate the applicant’s professional as well as his/her managerial and leadership potential.
      No letter of recommendation should be written by immediate family members, e.g. parents, grandparents, siblings and spouse.
    • The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying a broad should produce with application a certificate from the Indian Embassy / High Commission / Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stated that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2023.
    SC/ST/PWD/OBC-NCL/General-EWS/Kashmiri Migrants candidates have to upload the requisite category certificate, as applicable in central government Institute’s with the Application Form.
    Category once filled by the candidate in his/her online application form, will not be changed under any circumstances.
    MBA (Business Analytics)

    + Programme Structure

    In addition to the Core Courses, the choice of Elective Courses offered to students has also been increased. This is in keeping with the objective of aligning Elective Courses with changing dynamics of the business world, as well as to make the courses more industry relevant.

    Induction Courses based on soft Skills and Mathematics are also offered in Trimester. The course Structure of MBA (BA) is as follows:

    Core Courses (to be offered in Six Trimesters)
    • Probability theory
    • Bayesian Techniques and Statistical Inference
    • Business Economics (Micro and Macro)
    • Marketing Management
    • Management Information systems
    • Business Communication
    • Introduction to Business Analytics
    • Regression and Time series Models
    • Qualitative Data Analytics
    • Financial Management
    • Database management system
    • Organization Behavior
    • Strategic Management
    • Foreign Language
    • Corporate and AI Ethics
    • Enterprise risk management
    • Data Visualization
    • Legal Aspects of Business (Corporate and IT Services)
    • Data Structures and Algorithms (Using R/Python)
    • Big Data Analytics
    • Operations Research
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Machine Learning
    • Operations Management
    Total Course: 26

    Elective Courses
    To be opted by the students from the List of electives from Analytics group and Management group.
    Other Components
    To be opted by the students from the List of electives from Analytics group and Management group.
    • Industry Visits
    • Summer Project (Internship)
    • Research Project
    • Comprehensive Viva
    • SAP (Social Awareness Programme)
    Note:
    • Students are required to opt for 18 Electives. 12 from Analytics group and 6 from Management group.
    • Course Structureis subject to revision.
    At the end of third trimester and sixth trimester, students will do projects and comprehensive viva will be conducted to judge their learning.

    + Fee Structure

    Total fees for the batch of MBA (BA) 2023-25 programme is as under:
    Campus Total Fee* of MBA(BA) 2023-25 Programme Refundable Security extra
    Delhi Rs. 17,16,506/- Rs. 5,000/-
    * Fee covers tuition fee and other charges for Internet, Library, Medical Insurance and Alumni & student Activity). Refundable security deposit of Rs. 5000/- is extra.

    + Admission Procedure

    Eligibility
    • The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or 5.0 CGPA out of 10. The student should have Mathematics/ Statistics as one of the subjects at Graduation level.
      or
      Candidates must hold B.Tech. / B.E. degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institute with at least 50% marks in aggregate or 5.0 CGPA out of 10.
      or
      The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or5.0 CGPA out of10, with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level. Applied Mathematics in 10+2 will not be considered.

      The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or5.0 CGPA out of10, with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level. Applied Mathematics in 10+2 will not be considered.
    • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by October 31, 2024. No request for extension of time for re-evaluation etc. will be entertained.
    • Candidate having GMAT score, which has been taken on or January 01, 2022 can also apply, subject to meeting other eligibility.
    No age limit.

    Mode of Admission
    • MBA (BA) programme is only at Delhi campus.
    • For short-listing/selecting the candidates, IIFT will use score of CAT 2023 or GMAT.
    • On the basis of CAT 2023 score or GMAT score and other defined parameters, candidates will be called for second round consisting of Group Discussion/Personal Interview.
    • Final selection based on score of CAT 2023 or GMAT and performance in GD/PI, academic performance in 10th & 12th and work experience.
    Note
    Some Weightage will be given to female candidates to bring in Gender Diversity in the Programme

    Seats for MBA (BA)
    There are 60 seats in Delhi Campus. Seats are reserved for prescribed categories as per Government of India’s norms. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirements of the Institute under this category.

    + Application Fee for MBA (IB) and MBA (BA) Programmes

    For General / OBC-NCL, EWS Candidates Rs. 3,000/-
    For SC / ST / PWD / TRANSGENDER Candidates Rs. 1,500/-
    For Foreign Nationals/NRIs $200 / Rs. 15,000/-
    Application fee once paid will not berefunded.

    + How to Apply

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Contact:
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