IIFT Delhi: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ajay Morab Ajay Morab | Nov 18, 2023
Ajay Morab
Ajay Morab

Updated on - Nov 18, 2023

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was established in 1963. IIFT is located on a 6-acre lush-green campus in Delhi. IIFT was designated as a university in the year 2002. IIFT offers courses in the domain of BBA+MBA, MBA, MA (Economics), Executive PGDP and PhD (Part-time).

In the year 2017–18, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade worked with overseas institutions to host 22 students and exchange 37 students. IIFT, Delhi also held international training sessions and conferences, including one with 50 participants in Angola and another with 25 in Egypt.

Regarded as the best B-school for Trade courses, IIFT Delhi has found a spot on the list of finest international institutes. Read more about the overall experience of the past and present year students here- GetMyUni Verdict.

IIFT Delhi Table of content

IIFT Delhi Quick Insights 

Quick insights about IIFT Delhi have been mentioned in the table given below:

IIFT Delhi  Highlights 

Year of Establishment


Courses Offered

Postgraduation, Certificate Program and Ph,D

Type of University 





NAAC with Grade ‘A’

Admission Criteria



Delhi, India

IIFT Delhi Awards and Ranking

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi is accredited by AACSB, EFMD, AMBA, and with an A grade by NAAC and is approved by AIU, AIB, AIMA, AIMS, GCN, and UGC. IIFT Delhi has been honored with various awards and rankings. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Ranked as the most competitive B-School In India in 2021
  • Ranked Second most competitive B-School in India in 2022
  • IIFT has been ranked 24th in the Management Category by NIRF Ranking 2022.
  • Indian Institutional Ranking Framework has ranked IIFT 10th in the Management category.
  • IIFT has been ranked 10th among India’s Best B-Schools by Business Today (BT) - MDRA 2021.

IIFT Delhi Courses

Details about the courses at IIFT Delhi are been mentioned in the table below:



Selection criteria 


2 years 

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50%


2 years 

  • Graduation with Maths/ Economics as a subject with a minimum aggregate of 55%

Integrated BBA+MBA

5 years 

  • 10+2 with 60%

Executive PGDP

1 year 

  • 3 years of work experience and Graduation with 50%, or, any professional degree with 2 years of work experience.


3 Years 

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 55%

IIFT Delhi Fee Details 

IIFT Delhi offers management courses in a range of specializations. Details regarding Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi fee details for various courses are been mentioned in the table below:


Total Tuition Fees


INR 21,77,314


INR 33,77,314

Integrated BBA+MBA

INR 3,65,000

Executive PGDP

INR 4,45,000

Ph.D. (Part Time)

INR 5,10,000

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IIFT Delhi Admission 2024

IIFT Delhi offers AICTE approved MBA in International Business Programme of 2-year duration Apart from the flagship MBA program.” IIFT Delhi also offers Executive Diploma courses in International Business (IB), Human Resource Management (EPGDHRM), International Business, and International Business Strategy.” 

For Admission to MBA courses at IIFT Delhi, the candidates need to attend CBT exam conducted by NTA(National Test Agency) on behalf of IIFT Delhi followed by Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment, and Interview.

IIFT Delhi PG Admission Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidates should have a recognized Bachelor's degree of a minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories].

For Integrated BBA+MBA

  • Candidates should have passed the 10+2/XII/HSC examination in arts/commerce/science stream or equivalent with 60% (55% for candidates from SC/ST/PwD/Transgender) or more.

For MA 

  • Candidates should have completed their Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized institute. Objective aptitude test and descriptive test.Graduation with Maths/ Economics as a subject with a minimum aggregate of 55%.

For Executive Post Graduate Diploma Programs

  • Three years of working experience at the management/executive level is preferred. Graduation with 50% (45% for SC/ST/PWD) and Postgraduation degree or any professional degree such as HR, law, engineering, architecture, medicine, pharmaceutical, agriculture, horticulture, etc. with Two years of work experience.  

IIFT Delhi PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria

For Ph.D

  • Candidates should have completed a 1-year/2-semester master’s degree program after a 4-year/8-semester Bachelor’s degree program or a 2-year/ 4-semester Master’s degree program after a 3-year Bachelor’s degree program or qualifications declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed.

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Why choose IIFT Delhi?

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was established in the year 1963 in Delhi to improve India's external trade sector. Since then, the institution has been standing true to its values and has been serving the purpose for the last six decades. 

During the course of the journey, IIFT has received various prestigious awards and rankings from renowned bodies. IIFT was granted "Deemed to be University" status in 2002 and recognized as Grade 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2005 and 2015. Some of the academic advances of studying at IIFT Delhi are been mentioned below:

IIFT Delhi Academic Advantages

  • Imparts professional education in modern management techniques relevant to international business.
  • Enables the participants to appreciate the inter-relationship between the diverse and complex tasks of international business.
  • Develops capacities among business executives for improved understanding of various trade and economic issues.
  • Conducts high-quality research that addresses domestic as well as world trade and business issues.

IIFT Delhi  Infrastructure 

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi offers excellent quality infrastructure facilities to its students apart from world-class education facilities. IIFT Delhi is a well-known name for the infrastructure facilities it offers to its students. Some of the infrastructure facilities offered at IIFT Delhi are been mentioned below:

  • Library
  • Hostel
  • IT

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IIFT Delhi Placements  

IIFT Delhi offers excellent placement facilities to its students. IIFT Delhi has a dedicated placement cell equipped with resourceful individuals who train students as per the industry needs and equip them with skills that help the students grab quality job offers. Some of the placement highlights are been mentioned below:

  • The Highest Domestic CTC offered at IIFT Delhi is INR 76.5 LPA
  • The Highest International CTC offered at IIFT Delhi is INR 85.4  LPA
  • The Average CTC offered at IIFT Delhi is INR 29.1 LPA
  • 108+ Total Recruiters 

TOP Recruiters 

The top companies that visit the campus for IIFT Delhi placement are listed below.







ASK Investment Manager






LDC Tata Steel



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IIFT Delhi Scholarship 

IIFT offers need-based scholarships to students whose annual family income is less than INR 6.50 lakh. IIFT students get benefits under the Central Sector Scholarship scheme. IFT also pays interest subsidies for a specific period of time for the education loan taken by a student from the bank. IIFT offers the below-mentioned scholarships to the students

  • Scholarship to SC/ ST students by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  • Sir Ratan Tata Scholarship
  • EXIM Bank Scholarship to SC/ ST scholarship
  • Dun & Bradstreet Gold Medal
  • Sumitra Chisti Memorial Award
  • CRWC Scholarship to EWS-cum meritorious students

IIFT Delhi Collaborations 

IIFT has collaborated with some of the national and international institutions with the student's exchange programmes, international exposure to the students and also to exchange knowledge and to create more innovative technologies by having a good relationship with the collaborations. Some of the collaborations of the University are mentioned below

  • The Educational Institution Belarus State Economic University, Belarus
  • The Institute of Export & International Trade,UK
  • The University of Leeds,Uk
  • British Teaching University in Georgia, Georgia
  • The University of Western Australia, Perth Australia
  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • SolBridge International School of Business,South Korea

IIFT Delhi Faculty

IIFT has 68 faculty members. IIFT's faculty is made up of talented, devoted, and committed individuals. The IIFT staff assists the faculty in ensuring that operations operate smoothly and that others complete their responsibilities. Students can connect with the visiting and regular faculty. This provides a stable learning environment for all the students. Few of them are mentioned below

Name of the faculty 


Dr. (Mrs.) Satinder Bhatia

Director (Additional Charge), Dean, Head(CDOE), Professor

HOD (Finance)

Prof. Vijay P. Ojha

ECGC Chair Professor

Sugata Marjit

Distinguished Professor 

Sunitha Raju 


Himani Gupta 

Associate Professor

IIFT Delhi Alumni

IIFT has some great alumni people associated with the institute. Like other universities and colleges, this institute also has some distinguished Alumni. Some of the notable alumni of IIFT and their professions are mentioned below in the table.

Notable Alumni


Aparna Srivastava

Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Manideepa Royburman

Head of Marketing - Industry & Cross-Cloud, Microsoft

Abhishek Jalan

Director, Deutsche Bank

Aseem Puri

CEO, Unilever

Milind Pant

CEO, Amway


IIFT Delhi Highlights

Affiliate University IIFT Delhi
Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 68
Year of Establishment 1963
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 683
Campus Area 4.58
Area (in acre) 23622.14
Website www.iift.edu
Accredited by NAAC

IIFT Delhi Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#27 in 2023 MBA
#18 in 2020 MBA
#10 in 2019 MBA
#23 in 2019 MBA

IIFT Delhi Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
MBA ₹21,77,314 2 Years
MA ₹3,65,000 2 Years
PGC -- --
PGD -- 2 Years
PhD ₹4,00,000 3 Years

IIFT Delhi Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by IIFT Delhi

₹ 21,77,314 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Offline On Campus

₹ 4,00,000 (3 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Offline On Campus

₹ 3,65,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by IIFT Delhi


Which is the flagship course offered at IIFT?

The two-year MBA programme in International Business (IB) is the flagship course of IIFT Delhi

Is IIFT Delhi entrance exam tougher in comparison with CAT?

Both the exams have a difficulty level of moderate to high but in the IIFT Delhi exam candidates are required to solve 110 questions in 120 minutes while in CAT, candidates need to solve 100 questions in 180 minutes. Thus, for some candidates, IIFT may come across as a tougher option.

Does IIFT offer any student exchange programmes?

Yes, IIFT has signed MOUs with several international organisations and institutes for mutual exchange of students and teachers in the area of International Trade and Business.

Does IIFT has a placements cell?

Yes, IIFT Delhi has an independent department for placements known as the Corporate Relations and Placement Division (CRPD).

IIFT Delhi Reviews

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Hitesh Makhija Batch 2020 Others
Reviewed on Jan 04, 2020
1 Placements
1 Fees
1 Academics
1 Infrastructure
1 Campus

Placements & Internships : No facilities are provided for placements in this course. Institute does says it is on its flagship course but lacks the will and commitment to drive it.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : This is a course for Executives with experience of at least 3

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Chanchal Maloo Batch 2018 MBA [Master of Business Administration]
Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019
2 Placements
2.5 Fees
3 Academics
1 Infrastructure
1.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : College does not offer any placement to the executive program. the alumni network is very good you can connect through the college campus.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The entrance process comprises GD and personal interview. Based on the perfo

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Subramaniam Bhatt Batch 2017 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Feb 09, 2016
4.5 Academics

Academics & Faculty :

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Vipul Sharma Batch 2017 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Feb 07, 2016
5 Academics
4.5 Fees
4.5 Placements
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I have got an intern opportunity at JPMC with a total stipend of Rs 2 lakhs per annum. -IIFT was the first amongst Top 10 B-School across the country to finish its

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Anuj Kansal Batch 2017 PGPM [Post Graduate Programme in Management]
Reviewed on Feb 07, 2016
4 Academics
4.5 Placements
3 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I will be interning with SHOPCLUES, an E-commerce company. My stipend will be INR 40K per month. Companies and Roles Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Citibank

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