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IIFT Distance Education MBA



In 1963, the Indian Government set up the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) as an independent organization to assist in professionalizing the country’s foreign trade, developing human resources to increase exports, conducting research, generating, and analyzing as well as disseminating data.

Duration of course

IIFT MBA courses can range between 2 years for some courses and three years for others.

Types of Courses

IIFT offers the following courses in its distance education MBA

  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing (EPGDIM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Capital and Finance Marketing (EPGDCFM)
  • Executive Post Graduate Degree in International Business (through VSAT)
  • Executive Post Graduate Degree in International Business Strategy

They also offer courses like E-Commerce, Business Economics, Tourism Administration, and more.

Fee Structure

The average cost for each of the courses is 3 lakh annually payable in installments at the beginning of each trimester. Make sure to check the school website to verify if any changes to the fee structure have occurred.

Accreditation of University

Institutional accreditation or recognition: University Grants Commission

Grade: A

Year of first accreditation: 20022

Other Programmatic Accreditation: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

How to apply for admission

Applying Online

For those wishing to apply online, visit the school website at www.iift.edu. Select Admission on the 2018/2020 button. Fill in the Online Application Form according to the details provided on the site.

Applying Offline

If you purchased the prospectus through Demand Draft or in Cash, then you’ll need to complete the Application Form enclosed in the Prospectus. When you’re done, send it using the same envelope that was provided to:

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,

Qutab Institutional Area,


New Delhi-110016

Criteria for Eligibility

You would need an accepted Bachelor’s degree with a minimum duration of 3 years in any field of study. If you’re planning to apply for a qualification examination, you can do that before submitting your proof of requisite qualification. Those who have some work experience have an added advantage in their application.

Contact Details                                                   

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (Deemed University),

(Dept of Commerce, Govt. of India),

Delhi Campus: B-21 Qutab Institutional Area,

New Delhi-110016,

Tel.: 011-26857908,

Email: admissions@iift.ac.in

Website: http://tedu.iift.ac.in/iift/index.php

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