MBA (International Business)Admissions 2018
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE
MBA (International Business)
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF FOREIGN TRADE
To be an academic Centre of Excellence in the area of international business and a well-networked institution committed towards delivering
globally competitive business education, training and research to individuals, corporate bodies, government organizations and the society.
Mission Strengthen, sustain and professionalize business knowledge through creative research and teaching, highlighting the significance of learning
and by collaborating with organizations, institutions and universities both within and well beyond the national boundary.
IIFT Ranking in Various Surveys Ranked ‘A Grade’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with CGPA score of 3.53
Ranked Super League 1 in Business Standard’s best B-school rankings 2017. Ranked ‘A+++’ -The highest B-School rating by Business & Managemen
t Chronicle 2016 Ranked 2 under Top Govt. B-Schools of India by GHRDC–CSR B-School Survey 2016 Ranked 10 in Business World Survey 2016
Admission to MBA(IB) 2018-20 at New Delhi, Kolkata & Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh)
Application form for Full Time MBA(IB) 2018-20: Changes in Dates: Last date to apply online: Friday, 15th September 2017 & Written Examination: Sunday, 3rd December 2017.
Recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years' duration in any disciplines 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
8th October 2018.
No age limit.
Admission of the candidate who joins the Programme on provisional basis but fails to obtain minimum percentage in the Bachelor's degree
examination is liable to be cancelled forthwith. Such candidate 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 8th October 2018. No request for extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.
Seats are reserved as per Government of India rules. The reservations are subject to candidates meeting the admission requirement of the Institute under different categories.
3. MODE OF ADMISSION
(i) For General/ Reserved Category candidates
Selection will be on the basis of Written Test, Group Discussion, Writing Skill Assessment and Interview. Written Test will be held on SUNDAY 3rd December 2017 during 10.00AM – 12.00Noon at Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubeneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hydrabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam. Based on the marks of Written Test, a limited number of candidates will be invited for second phase of selection process comprising Group Discussion, Writing Skill Assessment and Interview to be held at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. IIFT reserves the right to add/delete any centre, if required.
(ii) For Foreign Nationals and NRIs
Seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals, NRIs and the admission is considered on the basis of General Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score and interview.
4. IMPORTANT DATES
Last date to apply online: Friday, 15th September 2017
Last date to apply online and submit GMAT score for Foreign Nationals and NRIs: Thursday, 15th February 2018
Sunday, 3rd December 2017 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
For any query please contact Admissions Office at 011-39147213 (Direct), 39147200 - 205 ( Extn. 621) OR email at firstname.lastname@example.org
MBA (International Business) is a six trimester general management Programme with a focus on International Business for developing a competent cadre of business executives to meet the country's growing requirements for trained personnel in the field of International Business Management. Developments in the international market on the one hand and the consequential impact of the same on India's domestic market on the other, call for an increasingly
professional approach and sensitivity to international business environment.
The MBA (IB) aims at imparting professional education and training in modern management techniques for handling international business operations in a highly dynamic and competitive environment. The specific objectives of the Programme are:
To familiarize the participants on the fundamental concepts of management.
To expose the participants to the challenges in the emerging competitive business environment in an increasingly globalized world.
To relate the management concepts to business situations and help the participants to develop analytical and decision skills so as to evolve effective National and International Business Strategy.
To develop socially responsive managers for International Business and help in shaping up their personality.
To equip for career opportunities in International Business.
The Programme aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the important subject areas and disciplines relevant to international business. Equal emphasis has been placed on the quantitative and analytical approach to the study of International Business Management. It also attempts to provide comparative perspectives in many facets of International Business by covering methods of doing business as well as trade and business practices, procedures and documentation in
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pedagogy. Recognizing the importance of communication in international business, special attention is given to developing proficiency in one of the three foreign languages, currently under offer, namely French, Spanish and Mandarin
1.The Institute operates Need Based Scholarship Scheme under which it pays interest subsidy for a certain period of time on Educational Loan from a Bank taken by the student whose family income is less than `4.50 lakhper year. Depending upon the fee and other expenses,the amount of educational loan is revised every year.
2.Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs have introduced a liberal scholarship scheme called “Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC/ST Students”. Four SC students and four ST students, who secure admission in the
Institute’s two year full time MBA (InternationalBusiness) are awarded scholarship by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Ministry of Tribal Affairs, respectively. The scholarship provides for (i) full tuition fee and non-refundable charges; (ii) living expenses @ `2,220 per month subject t
o actuals; (iii) books and stationery @ `3,000 per annum subject to actuals; and (iv) a latest computer with accessories like UPS, Printer, Multimedia limited to `45,000 as one time assistance during the course.
The Institute will select four SC students and four ST students from their respective categories on the basis of their merit in the written test and shall forward the applications of the eligible students in the prescribed proforma along with proof of admission and fee chargeable, etc. to the respe
The eligibility conditions are as follows:
The total family income of the student from all sources should not exceed `4.50 lakh per annum.
The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to pass the final examination of each year or any terminal examination.
The Institute retains the right to add or delete any scholarship scheme or change the existing clause(s) as and when required.
CAMPUS AND FACILITIES AT IIFT DELHI CAMPUS;-
Located in Qutab Institutional Area, overlooking green ridge and historical Qutub Minar, the IIFT Campus is considered to be one of the finest in the country.
The campus spread over 6.5 acres of land houses two academic blocks and two residential blocks for students and visiting faculty. Be it
the imposing structure of the ‘atrium`, the mystic beauty of the architectural design called “eye of the universe”, or the splendor of the campus in full bloom in winter, it never fails to impress the visitors. The campus itself is a very picturesque with artistically designed buildings and well-maintained
plush gardens. The facilities available on the campus include, fully air-conditioned lecture halls with modern audio-visual aids, conference halls for round-table
conferences, an auditorium of 450 seating capacity, two computer labs, indoor games, sports ground, besides excellent residential facilities for the students
The campus is located in IIFT’s own premises in 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 campus with independent blocks for academic, administration and student living areas with all modern
amenities backed by a devoted service block. The campus also houses three water bodies to maintain ecological diversity with enough greenery. All the operational areas are centrally air-conditioned and the campus is fully under Wi-Fi. There are modern lecture halls, syndicate rooms, common area, auditorium, open air theatre, common courtyard in its academic and administration blocks on exemplary designs to create a great learning environment.
The MBA (International Business) is a fully residential Programme.
A fully automated Foreign Trade Library is a vast knowledge bank with an impressive collection of more than 1,03,408 resources that comprises
nearly 76,422 books and CD Volumes, 17,581bound periodicals and 255 periodicals on the subjects Statistical theory, Banking, Industries,
Management, Marketing, Economics, Logistics, Consumerism, Geopolitical Economic System, etc.
The library has access to Bloomberg Database as well.
The ‘WTO Resource Centre’ provides information exclusively on WTO and related issues.
The Centre is a depository of number of books, periodicals, reports, documents, video cassettes and CD ROMs on WTO,published by WTO and government/non-government and international organizations.
The subject areas included are Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties; Bilateral Trade; Dispute/Dispute Settlement; Countries Seeking Accession to WTO; Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights; Trade in Services; Trade Related Investment Measures; World Trade Law; Government Procurement; Electronic Commerce and WTO; Social Clause and Labour
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Standards; Trade and Environment; Trade and Technology; Trade in Textiles; and General Issues in WTO,etc.
In order to facilitate online access to information, IIFT Library has also subscribed to several online and offline databases like EBSCO, Proquest, Emerald, Blackwell, CMIE. JSTOR, Indiastat, World Trade Online, IMF Databases, OECD online, World Trade Atlas and ‘Bloomberg Terminals’ with many more to its list.
The state-of-the-art infrastructure facility at IIFT includes well equipped computer centre which caters to the students and faculty members’
specific requirements. Most of the activities which require IT support revolve around the training and research activities pursuits.
The computer lab for the students is open 24 hours with adequate number of desktop connections.
This facility also houses the provision to conduct online assessment activities by the faculty. In addition to the above,there are more than 300 desktop computers (Core 2 duo and i5), colour monitors with Windows OS have been installed in the campus. These are fully supported with
OS/Application software such as Novell Groupwise, Microsoft Live Communication, Oracle, VB, Microsoft project, Java, SPSS, E-Views, SAS, etc.
IIFT has its Data Centre equipped with Unified Storage, Virtualised Server Environment, Web Servers, Email Servers, etc. for the use at the
Institute. For its internet requirements IIFT avails 125 mbps leased line with three backup ISP on load balancing.
Apart from this, IIFT also uses video conferencing facility to connect to a global audience spread across Africa, Europe and South East
Asia. IIFT’s recent foray extensively in the online education platform has been possible with the state-of-the-art IT infrastructure support being provided for the conduct of these online programmes which has enabled IIFT to conduct online sessions on a real time basis using broadband facility.
The Institute has a multi-tiered network infrastructure in place. Buildings inside the campus are well connected with fiber network. The network infrastructure is at layer 3 switching level that helps to interconnect all components together on one platform. Institute’s network is also
supplemented with managed WiFi supporting 802.11n and standards. Over 1000 users have access to this network. Apart from this, classrooms are adequately equipped with LCD projectors and PCs. IIFT has developed several enterprise applications in-house using .NET, ASP, Oracle and SQL
platforms. These applications cater to on-campus as well off-campus programmes of the Institute. This includes developing the indigenous Campus 360 solution, which is a fully integrated platform that provides convergence facility to the faculty with the students and the program
meoffice. The Campus 360 enables online attendance, sharing of courseware, result processing, online quiz,
opinion polls, assignment submission and many more re
IIFT will befunctioning in a rented premises in Kakinada subject to approval of UGC. A plot of about 25 acres has been allotted to IIFTby Government of Andhra Pradesh in Kakinada. The campus at Kakinada with similar facilities as at Delhi and Kolkata Campuses, including residential provisions is expected to be ready in three years.