The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), one of the top business schools in the country will conduct the entrance examination of its MBA (IB) programme, which is six trimester management programme with exclusive focus on International Business, for the first time in computer based (CB) mode on December 1, 2019.
The exam would be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Earlier the exam was conducted in offline mode. IIFT’s CBT entrance exam will be conducted for admission to its batch 2020-22 for its MBA (IB) programme at New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (AP) Campuses.
The number of candidates applying for the programme has been increasing every year. This year it is expected that around 75000 candidates will apply for admissions to MBA (IB) 2020-22 programme through CBT.
NTA will release an official notification for IIFT’s CBT for MBA (IB) programme in newspapers across the country in first week of September and the registration process for the exam will commence from September 9, 2019 and will last till October 25, 2019. Registration fees for CBT would be Rs 1000/- for SC/ST/ Transgender/ PWD and Rs. 2000/- for other Categories that can be paid through Debit/ Credit Card, Net banking, PAYTM and UPI services. Foreign Nationals/ NRIs may apply for admissions to IIFT’s MBA (IB) programme latest by Feb 15, 2020 and would be shortlisted on the basis of their GMAT Scores and Personal Interview at IIFT campus.
CBT will be conducted in 89 different cities of the country. Candidates will be given an option to select four cities in order of their preference and convenience. The admit cards for the exam may be downloaded from Nov 11, 2019 till December 1, 2019.
The computer based admission test will be a multiple choice objective type written test (In English) of two hours duration i.e. from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM and will cover English Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical reasoning, Data Interpretation and Quantitative Analysis. The result of CBT examination will be announced in mid of December, 2019.
IIFT was the first Business School in the country to complete 100% placements for the graduating students of its flagship MBA (IB) programme with an average overall compensation of INR 20.07 LPA compared to INR 19.23 LPA last year.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organization to help professionalize the country’s foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources, analyzing and disseminating data and conducting research.