IIFT 2020 Application Form

Exam Date : December 6, 2020
Result Date : December 15, 2020

IIFT Exam 2020 will be conducted in online mode from now onwards. Previously, IIFT exam was conducted offline (pen and paper) mode. Responsibility of conducting IIFT exam lies on the shoulders of the National Testing Agency (NTA). Registration form for IIFT can be filled on NTA's website.

IIFT Application Form 2020

To fill the Application Form of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) 2020 entrance exam, you need to register on the IIFT official website. Earlier, IIFT registration was done on IIFT's official website. But from now onwards, application for IIFT exam has to be filled on NTA's (National Testing Agency) portal.

IIFT exam can be given by:

  • Students belonging to General category
  • SC/ST/PwD/OBC (NCL) candidates
  • Foreign nationals/NRI candidates.

IIFT Registration 

Registration for IIFT 2020 will start from September 9, 2020 and the last date to fill application form will be October 25, 2020. Before filling the IIFT 2020 application form, you need to have the valid email address, active mobile number, scanned image of your recent photograph and signature.

While registering for the IIFT 2020, you need to enter the correct details such as your name, email address, mobile number, address, mother's name, father's name and date of birth.

Next step is to fill the application form. You will need to enter your personal and academic details. After registration and filling the personal and academic details, you need to upload the scanned image of your recent photograph and signature.

The last step in the application process is to pay an application fee for IIFT exam. It should be noted that the fee once paid will not be refunded. You can pay the application form fee via online mode - Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking.

IIFT Registration at a glance
Official Website of IIFT https://iift.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx
Application Mode Online
Start Date to Fill the Application Form  September 9, 2020 
Last Date to Submit the Application Form October 25, 2020 
Successful Transaction of fee Spetember 9 to November 4, 2019
Correction in application form November 5 to November 7, 2019
Fee Payment Mode Online only: Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/PayTM/UPI service
Mandatory Documents
  • Scanned Photograph
  • Scanned Signature
  • Caste and PwD Certificate (if any)

IIFT 2020 Registration Fees

You can pay the IIFT Application Fee through online mode only. Candidates can make the payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PayTM/UPI service.

IIFT Exam Fees 2020
Category Fee
General/OBC (NCL) candidates INR 2000/-
SC/ST/PH candidates INR 1000/-
Foreign nationals/NRI/ Children of NRI US $150 or INR 9500/-

Instructions for filling IIFT application form

  • Scanned image of photograph and signature should be in a .jpg/.jpeg format. Size of your photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb. Size of a scanned image of signature should be between 4 kb and 30 kb.
  • Size of your uploaded certificates should be between 50 kb and 300 kb. They should also be in a .jpg/.jpeg format.
  • Candidates should note that, if they don't pay the application fee, then their application would be considered incomplete.

Note: Your photograph to uploaded must be black and white in color.

Documents required for filling Application

For SC/ST/PwD/OBC (NCL) Category:

  • Print-out of the IIFT 2020 Application Form.
  • Caste certificate for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Physically with Disabilities (PwD) candidates.
  • Self-attested copy of Central Level OBC (NCL) certificate.

For Foreign National/NRI Category:

  • Filled in CV Form
  • Copy of latest GMAT score certificate.
  • All academic mark-sheets/certificate (Class X, XII & Graduation) with an attested copy.
  • The candidate undertaking that he/she has not appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year such as CAT/XAT/IIFT etc.
  • Two letters of recommendation. One from a current supervisor or manager. The second one from someone who is in a position to evaluate an applicant’s professional performance as well as his / her managerial and leadership potential. Letter of recommendation written by immediate family members, e.g. parents, grandparents, siblings, and spouse would not be valid.
  • 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, stated that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2019.


  • Take the print copy of the application for future references.
  • No need to send the print out copy of the filled application as the process to apply for IIFT has been changed from offline to online.
  • The application fee once paid cannot be refunded.

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Discussion Forum

Contents of IIFT application form

What are the contents of IIFT application form?

Asked By: Lavant Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The contents of application form are given below:

  • Personal Information - Name of applicant, Father's name, Mother's name, Category (General/ST/SC/OBC etc), gender and Date of birth.
  • Contact Information - Address, Email, Contact details.
  • Password - Set and confirm the password.

Bank name on application form

When will the bank name appear on the online application form?

Asked By: Binnu T,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The bank name will appear on the printed application forms of those students whose mode of payment as DD.

If a candidate pays by Credit or Debit card, the bank name will not appear on the printed application form.

Procedure after qualifying for IIFT

What is the procedure for students qualifying for IIFT exam?

Asked By: Anubha Parikar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Once the candidates are selected for IIFT, the following steps are to be completed before the admission process is done:

  • First, make the required payment of the counselling fee to IIFT.
  • After the payment is done, the candidate will have to put in his/her choice of campus (either Kolkata or New Delhi).
  • The candidate will receive their campus on the basis of the IIFT written examination.
  • The candidates who have secured a higher rank in the IIFT written exam will be given priority in choice of campus.
  • A few days after the IIFT Counselling, IIFT will release their list of seat allotments.
  • Download the seat allotment letter from the official portal of IIFT.
  • Report to the allotted campus within the given dates with a copy of the allotment letter.

Application fee for Foreign Nationals

What is the cost for application form for IIFT for Foreign Ntaionals?

Asked By: Vraj Patel,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The foreign candidates interested for IIFT has to pay US$ 80.

Application fee

How much is the application fee for IIFT form?

Asked By: Ipsita M,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

the Registration fee for IIFT is:

  • Rs. 1,550 for general category
  • Rs. 775 for reserved category

Changes in the IIFT form

How can I make changes when the application form is submitted?

Asked By: Shilpi Singh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The candidate has to fill the application form of IIFT carefully.
  • No changes will be entertained once the form is finally submitted.  
  • For any modifications in the form kindly send an e-mail from the registered e-mail id mentioning your full name (as it is written on the application form), application form no. and the details to be on the IIFT form.
  • Please note that only a few basic information can be modified.

Modify the form

How can I modify the form if I made a mistake?

Asked By: Chinnu Sagar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you cannot change the data after you have submitted the form

  • For any modifications in the form kindly send them an e-mail from your registered e-mail id mentioning your Full name (as it is written on the application form), application form no. and the details to be edited.
  • Please note that only few basic information can be modified.

Application form fees

What is the application form fees?

Asked By: Sham Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The application form fee for IIFT is :

  • General/OBC = Rs 1550/-
  • SC/ST/PH = Rs 775/-
  • Foreign National/NRI/children of NRI candidates = USD$ 80 (Approx Rs 4500/-)