Updated On - Friday, 18 December 2020
Master of Arts (M.A)

Degree | Full Time | Duration: 2 Years

  • M.A. in Economics
Rs. 3,70,000/- Total
Admission Process 2023
Updated On - Friday, 10 July 2020

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)

Institute offers following program 

MBA in International Business 

Executive PG Diploma in International Business (EPGDIB) 

M.A. in Economics

Certificate Program (Capital and Financial Marketing, Export Management, Global trade Logistics and Operations)



MBA (IB)Admission Process 

Application fee

  • General/General-EWS / OBC-NCL Rs. 2500/-
  • SC/ST/PwD/Transgender Rs. 1000/-
  • For Foreign Nationals/NRIs US$ 200/ Rs. 15,000/-

Processing charges & Goods and Services Tax (GST) are to be paid by the candidate, as applicable.

Interested candidate should visit Please visit http://tedu.iift.ac.in/ to fill online application form.

Please note that Category once filled by the candidate in his / her online application, will not be changed under any circumstances.

Candidates can apply for IIFT MBA(IB) 2021-23 through “Online” mode only.

Submission of Online Application Form may be done through NTA website https://iift.nta.nic.in.

The Application Form in any other mode will not be accepted.

Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:

Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using unique Email ID and Mobile No.

Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step-3: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (file size: 10 kb - 200 kb), Candidate’s Signature (file size: 4kb - 30kb) and Copy of Certificate indicating Category and/or Subcategory, as applicable. (PwD) (file size: 50kb -300kb). All documents uploaded should be in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-4: Pay fee using ICICI/PAYTM Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/PAYTM and keep proof of fee paid. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.

Download save and print copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee and keep copies safely for future reference. 

Mode of Admission for Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates

A separate on-line window for NRIs/Foreign nationals only will be opened from  prescribed date for submission of their application. NRIs/Foreign nationals may submit theirapplications and pay the fee on-line during that period.

Documents to be Submitted Along with Application Form( For NRIs and Foreign Nationals only)

• Filled in CV Form.

• Copy of latest GMAT score certificate.

• 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 academic year 2021-22 examination such as CAT/XAT/IIFT, etc.

• Two letters of recommendation(s), preferably, one of these should be written by a current supervisor or manager. The second one should be from someone who is in a position to evaluate the applicant’s professional performance 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 or spouse.

• 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


EPGDIB Admission Process 

Register Online :

  • Click on "Apply Now" and choose the category under which you want to apply.
  • Fill in the basic details required for registration and submit the form.
  • Once submitted, Application number will be generated and intimated through an email sent to the registered email id.
  • Log in to the website using the Application No. mentioned in the email and Password entered by you while registering.
  • Follow the links to complete the registration process.
  • Once completed, the intimation regarding successful registration will be sent to the registered email id.

Registration fee :

  • General/OBC candidates :  Rs.  2000/-
  • SC/ST/PH candidates :  Rs. 1000/-
  • Foreign National/NRI/Children of NRI candidates :  US$ 80 (Rs.  4500/-)

Mode(s) of payment:

Mode 1:  Online Payment Gateway - Through Credit/Debit Cards (VISA/Master)

Mode 2: Demand Draft - Applicant has to get a DD made in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE, payable at NEW DELHI, since the candidate is required to fill in the details of the Demand Draft in the online application form.

Upload your scanned photograph and signature in .jpg / .jpeg format only (file size not more than 50kb each). Click here for the process of uploading the photograph and signature

Once online process is complete, keep a print-out of the filled-in application form for your own record.

Please ensure that you have successfully logged out of the website after completion of the registration process.


M.A Admission Process

Applications Available:  Online

Application Fee: Rs. 2000/-, Rs. 1000 for SC/ST/PWD). 


Certificate Courses Admission Process

Candidate should apply only by visiting official website of the institute.


Clcik here to Download Application Form

Fill downloded form 

Pay application fee and submit to the college.

• Application fee of Rs.250/- (Rs. 125/- for SC/ST/PH candidates) shall be paid.

• SC/ST/PH category candidates are required to produce photocopy of the Certificate for purchasing the Application form.

• Filled-in applications with enclosures and evidence of payment of Application Fee should be uploaded and send to cpeimadmissions@iift.edu latest by prescribed date.

Ph.D Admission Process

Candidate should visit official website of the institute to download appliation form.

Fill downloaded form

Make DD of  Rs. 2,500/- (Rs. 1,250/- inrespect of SC/ST candidates and US$120/  Rs. 8,500/- for Foreign Nationals) in favour of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade payable at New Delhi.

Submit filled up form along with required documents to the institute.

All communication may be sent to: Ms. Lalita Gupta Section Officer (Research Division)

B-21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi 110016
E-mail: research@iift.edu
Tel: 91-11-39147200-205 (Extn. 426),  39147226 (Direct) Fax: 91-11-39147301

Important Enclosures with Application Form:

1. Copy of “Statement of Purpose” for the proposed Ph.D. Program, clearly indicating the Research Interest/Discipline/Area objective, etc

2. Self-Attested copies of certificates & mark-sheets of qualifying degrees and other certificates (from SSC level).

3. Two passport size colour photographs.

4. Two letters of recommendation (in the format provided in the Application Form).

5. At least one example of scholarly research or professional writing. (Preferable)

6. Bank draft of Rs. 2,500 ( Rs. 1,250 in respect of SC/ST/PWD category candidates and US$120/ Rs. 8,500 for overseas candidates in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE payable at NEW DELHI.

7. SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PWD category candidates need to attach the requisite certificate.

admission notification Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT): Admission 2021
Published on - Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) offers various UG and PG programs for the academic year 2021-2022

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