Indian Institute of Foreign Trade was established in 1963 by Ministry of Commerce & Trade, Government of India. Setup as a Centre of Excellence in International Trade and Business, it has been instrumental in imparting professional education in modern management techniques relevant to international business. NAAC accredited IIFT with an 'A++' Grade in 2015. Most surveys conducted year after year have ranked IIFT amongst top B-schools in India.
It offers a two-year MBA in International Business. If foreign trade and international business interests you, then IIFT is the perfect choice for you. Here are four USPs that you must know – Able Alumni Network, Business Ethics, Campus Facilities and Dynamic Curriculum.
Able Alumni Network
IIFT has a vast and growing alumni network. There are more than 50000 illustrious alumni members spread across 30+ countries. The robust alumni network provides an excellent platform for social, educational, and professional networking opportunities. IIFT has an active Alumni Committee that caters to alumni interactions and helps organize events where existing students can interact via guest lectures, seminars, meetups and reunions. Such events help strengthen a lifelong intellectual and sensitive bond among students. Aluminati is a bi-monthly newsletter. It will soon transform into a video podcast on YouTube and facilitate IIFTians – existing and alumni – to interact and stay informed with the latest.
Technology has invaded the simplest of activities in our lives and significantly impacted our social and environmental ecosystem. Thus, professional ethics and good business values are an integral part of any corporate workspace. B-schools play a significant role in instilling business ethics and setting moral compasses in future managers and leaders. IIFT leaves no stone unturned in doing so. Business ethics are instilled via case studies that help students understand and act upon various challenges. It also provides a platform for its students to self-introspect and reflect on their learnings. Most importantly, the students' decision-making ability is honed, which makes them wise and ethical decision-makers.
IIFT Delhi campus is located near Sanjay van and Qutub Minar and sits in the lap of nature. The 6.5-acre campus spells tranquillity and offers the perfect ambiance to indulge in studies. The strategic location of the campus gives students access to various MNCs located in Delhi SEZ and Gurugram.
IIFT’s Kolkata Campus is located at the picturesque East Kolkata off EM Bypass in a sprawling area of around 7 acres. The campus is developed as a green and fully integrated with all modern amenities. Both campuses are fully wi-fi enabled.
IIFT also offers impeccable in-house campus facilities and infrastructure. The library holds 84,000 volumes and subscriptions to 800 journals with complete online cataloguing. It has a unique collection of UN, ITC, UNCTAD, WTO, IMF, World Bank and other international agencies. The students have access to the database such as the Bloomberg, World Trade Atlas, NIC, CMIE, India Trades and other audio-visual aids on management. The Foreign Trade Library has an organized collection of Information resources on International Business & Economic Environment, which are accessible in printed or e-form.
IIFT offers a dynamic curriculum. It aims to familiarize the students with fundamental concepts of management, international business and trade. The course structure is in sync with international trade and business demand, industry requirements and expectations. It incorporates all the vital subject areas and disciplines relevant to global business, emphasizing on analytical and quantitative approach. The course is a combination of core subjects and a wide range of electives that cater to the changing dynamics of international business.
If you want to apply for the MBA(IB) 2021-23 programme, you must apply for the online IIFT exam on the NTA website – iift.nta.nic.in by 30th December 2020. The IIFT exam will be held online on 24th January 2021 (Sunday).Apply Now
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