NTA Extends Date to Apply for IIFT MBA 2021: Check the New Date Here

NTA Extends Date to Apply for IIFT MBA 2021: Exciting Opportunity: NTA has extended the application deadline for IIFT MBA admission! National Testing Agency (NTA) recently announced the extension of the application deadline for the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) MBA programme. has released an important update. The new deadline for online submission is now December 30, 2020, while the exam date is scheduled for January 24, 2021.

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NTA Extends Date to Apply IIFT MBA Application Form

For potential applicants who have not yet submitted their IIFT MBA 2021 application, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. If you are interested and eligible, you can now apply easily through the official website iift.nta.nic.in. Additionally, NTA is facilitating a correction window for IIFT MBA applications from January 1 to January 3. During this period, candidates will have the opportunity to correct any errors in their uploaded documents or replace them with correct documents.

Important Dates

EventLast DateExtend Deadline
Last date for online applications20.12.202030.12.2020 (up to 5:00 pm)
Last date for online fee payment30.12.2020 (up to 11:50 pm)
The Last date to apply online and to submit GMAT scores for Foreign Nationals/NRIs15.03.2021
Correction window01.01.2021 to 03.01.2021
Exam Date24th January 2021

Application fee

Candidate CategoryApplication Fee (INR)Application Fee for NRI/Foreign Nationals (INR/USD)Refund PolicyCategory Certificate Requirement
GeneralRs.2,500/-Rs.US$ 200 or INR Rs.15,000/-No refundYes
SC/ST/PWDRs.1,000/-Rs.US$ 200 or INR Rs.15,000/-No refundYes
OBC-NCLRs.2,500/-Rs.US$ 200 or INR Rs.15,000/-No refundYes
General-EWSRs.2,500/-Rs.US$ 200 or INR Rs.15,000/-No refundYes

Note: The category filled in the online application form cannot be changed under any circumstances.

Admission Procedure (For General / Reserved category candidates)
Eligibility
– 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 2021.
– No age limit.
– Admission of the candidate who joins the programme on a provisional basis but fails to obtain the minimum percentage in the Bachelor’s degree examination will be automatically cancelled forthwith. Such a candidate should immediately inform the Institute of the declaration of his/her results. Admission of candidates who do not inform the Institute of such a situation will automatically stand cancelled on 7th October 2021. No request for an extension of time for re-evaluation, etc. will be entertained.
The Pattern of Computer-Based Test
– The Computer Based Online Test is a multiple choice objective type (in English) of 120 minutes.
– It generally consists of questions covering Quantitative Analysis, Reading Comprehension and Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.
Mode of Admission
– The process indicated below will be applicable equally for admission to Delhi, Kolkata, and Kakinada (subject to the approval of UGC) Campuses.
– Based on Computer-Based Tests, Group Discussions, Writing Skills Assessments, and Interviews.
– Those candidates shortlisted from the computer-based test will be called for a Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion, and Interview to be held in March / April 2021 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Mumbai. The Institute reserves the right to add/delete any centre if required.
– Selection criteria for shortlisting candidates for GD/PI and final selection to the MBA(IB) Programme at IIFT is available on the IIFT website i.e. https://iift.nta.nic.in/

iift.nta.nic.in Admission Process

(For NRI and Foreign Nationals)

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Possession of a recognized Bachelor’s degree with a minimum duration of 3 years and securing at least 50% marks.
  2. Candidates in the process of completing a qualifying examination are eligible to apply, provided they submit proof of the required qualification by 7th October 2021.
  3. To qualify as an international candidate for the IIFT entrance exam, one must have (or be expected to have) resided outside India for a minimum of 18 months as of 31st December 2020 and remain outside India during the IIFT examination window. Indian nationals residing abroad must furnish a certificate from the Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate of their current country of residence, confirming continuous residency for at least 18 months as of 31st December 2020.
  4. Foreign Nationals are required to possess a valid passport or travel document from a country other than India. Those present in India during the IIFT entrance test must participate in the same.
  5. Submission of a Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score is mandatory, with the Institute expecting to receive it by 15th March 2021. GMAT scores obtained before 1st January 2019 are not considered valid.
  6. Candidates who have taken any MBA entrance examination in India for the year 2020 (such as CAT, XAT, IIFT, etc.) are ineligible to apply. Applicants are required to provide an undertaking to this effect.
  7. NRI-sponsored candidates and children of NRIs are not considered under this admission category.

iift.nta.nic.in Mode of Admission

Mode of AdmissionCriteria
The admission of candidates
under this category is based on the following:
1. GMAT Score
2. Personal Interview
CriteriaMode of Admission
Admission Process for The process indicated below will be applicable equally for admission to Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada (subject to the approval of UGC) Campuses.
Selection Criteria:Based on Computer Based Test,
Group Discussion,
Writing Skills Assessment and
Interview.
Shortlisting Process:Those candidates short-listed from the computer-based test, will be called for a Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview to be held in March / April 2021 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai. The Institute reserves the right to add/delete any centre if required.
Location and Dates:Selection criteria for shortlisting candidates for GD/PI and final selection to the MBA(IB) Programme at IIFT is available on the IIFT website i.e. https://iift.nta.nic.in/
Additional Note:– March/April 2021 – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Mumbai.
– The Institute reserves the right to add/delete any centre if required.
– Detailed Criteria: – Available on IIFT website: https://iift.nta.nic.in/

Important Liks

EventsImportant Liks
Apply onlineApply online IIFT MBA(IB) 2021-23
Date ExtentionExtension of last date for submission of online applications for the IIFT-MBA(IB) – 2021
Notification ( International Business)IIFT MBA (IB) 2021-23 Notification PDF ( International Business)
IIFT MBA Admission CriteriaIIFT MBA Shortlisting Criteria-IIFT Admissions
IIFT WebsiteIIFT Official Website, or https://iift.nta.nic.in/
WebsiteNTA Official Website, or nta.ac.in

IIFT MBA Admission 2021: How to Apply

  • Visit the official website of NTA IIFT 2021: iift.nta.nic.in
  • Click on the IIFT MBA 2021 application form.
  • A new page will open for registration.
  • Read the instructions and gather the necessary documents as mentioned.
  • Proceed to IIFT MBA 2021 registration, providing all required details, along with a valid phone number and email ID.
  • Upon submission of IIFT MBA 2021 registration, a system-generated unique application number and password will be sent to the registered contact details.
  • Log in using the application number and password sent to your registered contact details to complete the remaining sections of the IIFT MBA 2021 application form.
  • Pay the application fee, which is Rs 2500 for unreserved candidates and Rs 1000 for SC/ST/PWD/Transgender candidates to confirm your candidature for the IIFT MBA 2021 exam.
  • Download a copy of the IIFT MBA 2021 application form for future reference and keep the application number and password for subsequent logins.

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form

Documents to be Submitted with Application Form
1. Filled in CV Form.
2. Copy of the latest GMAT score certificate.
3. Attested copy of all academic mark sheets/certificates (Class X, XII & Graduation).
4. Copy of all Passport pages having official entries.
5. An undertaking that the candidate has not appeared for any MBA entrance examination for that year (2020) such as CAT/XAT/IIFT, etc.
6. Two letters of recommendation. Preferably, one from a current supervisor or manager, and the second one from someone in a position to evaluate the applicant’s professional performance as well as managerial and leadership potential. No letter of recommendation should be written by immediate family members (e.g., parents, grandparents, siblings, and spouse).
7. Indian nationals living, working, and studying abroad should provide a certificate from the Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based. The certificate should state that the candidate has been a resident in that country continuously for not less than 18 months as of 31st December 2020.

IIFT Fee Structure

Fee DetailsAmount (INR/USD)
Annual Tuition Fee (MBA(IB) 2020-22)Rs.8,85,000/- (Payable in three installments)
Other Charges for Computer Facility, Internet, Library, Alumni, and IMF (Student Body)Rs.32,500/- (First year) Rs.22,500/- (Second year)
Tuition Fee Concession for SC, ST, and PWD Category Students50% concession on tuition fee
Foreign Nationals and NRI Students’ Fee (MBA(IB) 2020-22)Annual Tuition Fee: US$30,000 (Single instalment at admission in the first year and by the start of the second year) Other Charges: Rs.32,500/- (First year) Rs.22,500/- (Second year)
Note: The exact amount of tuition fee and other charges applicable for MBA (IB) 2021-23 batch will be informed to the students at the time of sending the offer letters.

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