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IIFT MBA IB Entrance Test 2020-22 Conducted by NTA

About Exam:

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) New Delhi
Campus Address: IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi 110016
Board Number: +91-11-39147200


National Testing Agency (NTA)
Office for Communication: Block C-20/lA/8, Sector-62, IITK Outreach Centre,
Gautam Buddh Nagar, District, Noida-201309, Uttar Pradesh (India)
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Help Line: For Technical Support, contact following during working days between 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.Helpline- 0120 -6895200 (Thirty Lines)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) as an independent/autonomous, self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization. The conduct of the IIFT examination has been entrusted to the NTA by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) and MHRD, Government of India. The next test for admission to MBA (International Business Degree Programme) – Session 2020- 22 for IIFT Campuses in New Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (AP) will be conducted by NTA.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) has established National Testing Agency (NTA) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has entrusted the responsibility to the NTA from 2020 onwards for conducting MBA (International Business) a six-trimester general management programme with a focus on International Business for developing competent cadre of business executives to meet the country’s growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management.

Admission Criteria Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories]. There is no age limit for applying for this examination.

Mode and Medium of Examination

IIFT MBA (IB)-2020 will be conducted in English Medium in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only.


(For General / Reserved Category Candidates)

      Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories]

      Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2020.

      There is no age limit for appearing in this examination.

Admission of any candidate who joins the programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the Bachelor's degree examination will be automatically cancelled forthwith. Such candidates should immediately inform the Institute on declaration of his/her results. Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on the 7th October 2020. No request for extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.

For Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates

      Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration with minimum 50% marks.

      Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2020.

      In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2019 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window. The 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, stating that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2019.

      Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign Nationals who are present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test are required to take the same.

      The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15th February 2020. GMAT taken before 1st January 2018 is not valid.

      If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year in India (2019) such as CAT /XAT /IIFT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply. Candidates are required to give the undertaking for the same

      NRI-Sponsored candidates and Children of NRIs are not considered under this category.

Mode of Admission for Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates

      The admission of candidates under this category is on the basis of GMAT score and personal interview.

      Shortlisted candidate would be required to undergo a Personal Interview at IIFT campus. Candidates called for this will have to make their own travel arrangements. In case they are not able to be physically present, they would be interviewed through Skype.

How to Apply:

Instructions for Filling Online Application Form

Candidates have to apply for IIFT MBA (IB)- 2020 “Online” ONLY by accessing the website The Application shall not be accepted in any other mode. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.

It is suggested that the Candidates have the following ready before starting the filling of the online application form:

A computer with good Internet connectivity

      All qualification details

      Scanned clear passport photograph in JPG/JPEG format (size between 10 kb–200 kb)

      Scanned clear signature in JPG/JPEG format (size between 4 kb–30 kb)

      Scanned clear copy of certificates indicating Category and/or subcategory as applicable in JPG/JPEG format (size between 50 kb–300 kb)

      A valid e-mail Id as all communication will be made on this e-mail Id

      A valid mobile number as all information via SMS will be sent to this number

      A valid debit/credit card or Net banking account or PAYTM Service.

      A printer connected to the system to print confirmation page

      It is also suggested to download information Bulletin and read it carefully to ensure candidate’s eligibility and acquaintance with the requirements for submission of Online Application Form.

      No correction can be made at a later stage after submission of an application. No change will be accepted through fax/application including e-mail etc.

4 (Four) Steps to Apply Online for the candidates who are appearing on 01.12.2019 for IIFT MBA(IB) examination for the academic session–2020-22

Step-1: Register for Online Application Form and note down system generated Application Number. The candidate should supply all the details while filling the Online Application Form and is also required to create PASSWORD and choose Security Question and enter his/her Answer. After successful submission of the personal details, Application number will be generated and it will be used to complete the remaining Steps of the Application Form and will also be required for all future correspondence. For subsequent logins, candidate will be able to login directly with the respective system generated Application Number and created Password.

Step-2: Complete the Application Form Candidate can login with the system generated Application Number and created Password for completing the Application Form.

Step-3: Upload Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature and Candidate’s Caste Certificate if the Candidate is applying Under GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST or PwD Category.

(a) Scanned photograph and signature should be in JPG/JPEG format.

(b) Size of scanned photograph should be between 10 kb to 200 kb.

(c) Size of scanned signature should be between 4 kb to 30 kb.

(d) Size of scanned Caste/Category Certificate should size between 50 kb–300 kb

(e) The recent photograph should be coloured or black/white (but clear contrast).

Note: Upload the correct Photograph, Signature and Caste/Category Certificate as the facility for correction in images will not be given.

Step-4: Payment by Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking/PAYTM/UPI Service: The candidate has to select Debit card/Credit card/Net banking/PAYTM option to pay the application fee and follow the online instruction to complete the payment of fee. After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the Confirmation Page. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled and the candidates has to approach the concerned bank for refund of amount. However the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.


Fee Payable

      General/Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL): Rs 2000/-

      SC/ST/PwD/Transgender: Rs 1000/-

      For Foreign Nationals/NRIs: US$ 150 / Rs.9,500/-

Important Dates:

On-line submission of Application Form: 9th September, 2019 to 25th October, 2019 upto 11:50 p.m.

Successful transaction of fee: 9th September, 2019 to 26th October, 2019 (upto 11:50 p.m. for all type of online payment mode)

Date of Examination: 1st December, 2019 (Sunday)

Declaration of Result on NTA’s website: 11th December, 2019 (Wednesday)


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