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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, New Delhi

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, IIFT, New Delhi
Deemed to be University
B-21, IIFT Bhawan, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi, Delhi
Phone-No: 011 39147200 39147300 39147302
Fax: 26853956 26867841
Email: ldmago@iift.ac.in Website: www.iift.edu
Establish: 1963

About College:

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research. The Institute visualises its future role as: A catalyst for new ideas, concepts and skills for the internationalisation of the Indian economy. The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the students community.

Course Name:

Ph.D. in Economics (Full Time)

Eligibility:

Master’s degree/M.Phil.degree in Economics from a recognized university with at least 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus in aggregate. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission (UGC) from time to time.

Admission Process:

A two-stage process is followed for admission to IIFT Ph.D. Programme.

Stage I: All the eligible candidates will be called for the Written Entrance Test, comprising of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics & Mathematics (at least up to Graduate Level) and the Descriptive Test to judge the writing skill of candidates on a subject-specific contemporary issue. It is important to note that the Written Entrance Test is a screening test.

Stage II: Candidates who would qualify in the Written Entrance Test will be called for the Interview*

Course Name:

Ph.D. (Management) Full-Time and Part-Time [Specialization: General Management & Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Operations and Supply Chain Management, IT Innovation & Technology Management]

Eligibility:

Indian Scholars

Ph.D. in Management (Full Time):

Master’s degree/M.Phil.degree in any discipline (including IIFT MPIB) from a recognized university with at least 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus in aggregate.

OR

Diploma courses which are considered equivalent to Master’s Degree (e.g., PGDIM from IIMs) with 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus, recognized by AICTE/UGC would be considered. In such cases candidates would be required to produce the necessary certificate(s) from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (noncreamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission (UGC) from time to time.

Ph.D. in Management (Part Time):

(a) Master’s degree/M.Phil.degree in any discipline (including IIFT MPIB) from a recognized university with at least 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus in aggregate.

OR

Diploma courses which are considered equivalent to Master’s Degree (e.g., PGDIM from IIMs) with 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus, recognized by AICTE/UGC would be considered. In such cases candidates would be required to produce the necessary certificate(s) from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

(b) A minimum of three years relevant experience in Teaching/Research/Industry is required.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission (UGC) from time to time.

Overseas Scholars

      Overseas candidates those who are having Master’s/M.Phil. Degree in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 55% marks or CGPA equivalent to B Plus in aggregate can apply only for IIFT’s full time Ph.D. programme.

      Minimum knowledge of spoken and written English is essential.

There is no scholarship, residential / hostel facility available for overseas scholars in the Institute. However, the Institute can help in search of suitable accommodation for scholars admitted into Ph.D. Programme

Admission Process:

A two-stage process is followed for admission to IIFT Ph.D. Programme.

Stage I: All the eligible candidates will becalled for the Written Entrance Test, comprising of Basic Statistics, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, basic Mathematics (upto 12th Standard) and the Descriptive Test to judge the writing skill of candidates on a subject-specific contemporary issue. It is important to note that the Written Entrance Test is a screening test.

Stage II: Candidates who would qualify in the Written Entrance Test will be called for the Interview*.

* IIFT will not bear any cost incurred by the candidates for appearing in the written test and Interview.

How to Apply:

Application Form and Brochure for the Ph.D. Programme can be downloaded from the website. Candidates applying for both Full Time and Part Time Ph.D. Programme need to fill in the Application Form and submit the same to the Institute along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 2,500 (Rs. 1,250 in respect 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 so as to reach latest by 26th April 2019 at the following address:

All communication may be sent to:

Ms. Lalita Gupta

Section Officer (Research Division)

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE

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

For any Academic Query relating to the Ph.D. Programme, write to:

Dr. Jaydeep Mukherjee

Ph.D. Programme Director

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE

B-21, Qutab Institutional Area,

New Delhi 110016

E-mail: pdphd@iift.edu

Tel: 91-11- 39147200-205 (Extn. 415)

On the cover of the application envelope, indicate ‘Application for Ph.D. 2019 Programme’.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of Application and Statement of Purpose: 26th April, 2019

Notification of eligible candidates for Written Entrance Examination: 8th May, 2019

Date of Written Entrance Examination and Descriptive Test (Examination will be held at both IIFT Delhi and Kolkata Campus): 19th May, 2019

Declaration of Result of Written Entrance Examination: 31st May, 2019

Personal Interview at IIFT Campus in New Delhi/Kolkata: 3rd week of June, 2019

Declaration of Final Results: 1st week of July, 2019

Commencement of the Ph.D. Programme: 3rd/4th week of July, 2019

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