NTA IIFT 2021: MBA (IB) Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Eligibility


National Testing Agency has the responsibility to conduct NTA IIFT 2021 for admission of eligible candidates to two years full-time Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA-IB) that is offered at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Interested candidates can go through this page to know about IIFT 2021 Exam Date, eligibility, syllabus and application form filling process.


NTA IIFT 2021 Overview:

Exam NameIIFT MBA (IB) Entrance Exam
Category of IIFTPostgraduate Exam
NTA IIFT 2021 levelNational level exam
Duration of Exam120 minutes i.e. 2 hours
Frequency of IIFT 2021Once in a year
Conducting bodyNational Testing Agency
Common nameIIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Entrance Exam)
Mode of ExamOnline
ReservationAs per Government Regulations

Exam Dates of IIFT 2021:

Releasing of IIFT 2021 application form and brochureSecond week of September 2020
Opening of the image correction windowSecond week of September 2020
Last date of submission of IIFT 2021 online application formFirst week of November 2020
Last date for payment of application feeFirst week of November 2020
Correction windowSecond week of November 2020
Availability of IIFT 2021 admit cardThird week of November 2020
NTA IIFT 2021 Exam DateFirst week of December 2020
Availability of answer key and challenge dateFirst week of December 2020
IIFT final answer key 2021Second week of December 2020
Announcement of IIFT 2021 resultSecond week of December 2020
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for the second roundFourth week of December 2020
Group Discussion and Personal InterviewJanuary/ February 2021
Beginning of new sessionFirst week of July 2021


NTA IIFT Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility criteria of the IIFT 2021 Entrance Exam is given below:

  • Minimum three years bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Candidate appearing in final examination can appear for NTA IIFT 2021, though with a proof of that particular semester.
  • There is no age limit for candidates
  • Valid GMAT score

NTA IIFT Eligibility for International Students:

International students/Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates/Children of NRIs can enroll with a valid GMAT score only. You need to apply for it by filling NTA IIFT Application Form 2021.

Way To fill NTA IIFT MBA Registration Form 2021:

Step1: NTA IIFT Registration

  • Applicants applying for NTA IIFT MBA Admission Form 2021 may visit official portal of organization i.e. iift.nta.nic.in
  • Go under ‘Current Events’ section at left side of the home page & select link about NTA IIFT MBA Notification 2021.
  • Go through eligibility norms from there.
  • Now, press on ‘Registration’ link.
  • Thereafter, hit on ‘Please read the instructions carefully before applying. ›› APPLY NOW’ link.
  • It’s time to fill details in NTA IIFT MBA Registration 2021 Form like date of birth, gender, login as required.

Step2: Fill IIFT Form

  • Enter asked details in the format of NTA IIFT MBA Application Form 2021.
  • Recheck IIFT 2021 Application Form.

Step3: NTA IIFT Application Fee Payment

  • Now after filling all the details, you have to make the fee payment. The fee will be paid by Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking.
  • You will also be able to make the payment by DD.

Step4: Upload Images and Signature:

  • You have to upload the images.
  • You will upload your passport size scanned photo and the scanned signature.
  • Format: The format of the images will be jpg/jpeg only.
  • Size: The size should not exceed 50 kb.

Step5: Final Submission of NTA IIFT Online Form

  • Recheck the complete NTA IIFT 2021 Application Form and hit on “Submit” tab.
  • Candidates are advised to take a print out of the form for future reference.

Press Here: NTA IIFT Official Website

NTA IIFT Admission Process:

Shortlisted candidates of NTA IIFT 2021 Entrance Exam will be called for written ability test, group discussion and personal interview round. Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of their performance in below mentioned procedure:

Stage I: NTA IIFT Entrance Exam

Stage II: Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview.

Weightage Wise Details:

Rounds% weightage
NTA IIFT 202165%
Personal Interview (PI)20%
Written Ability Test (WAT) and Group Discussion (GD)15%

NTA IIFT MBA Entrance Test Fee (As per previous stats):

Candidates are required to pay given IIFT Fees.

CategoriesIIFT Application Fee
GeneralRs. 2000/-
SC/ST/PHRs. 1000/-
Foreign NationalsUS$ 150 (Rs. 9500/-)

NTA IIFT MBA Fee Structure (As per previous stats):

  • The annual tuition IIFT fee payable by each participant for the MBA (IB) batch 2021-23 is Rs.8,35,000 which can be paid in three installments.
  • There are other charges of Rs.32,500 for first year and Rs.22,500 in the second year for computer facility, internet, library, alumni charges and IMF (student body).
  • The students of SC, ST and PWD category are given 50% concession on tuition fee only.

More Links Related To NTA IIFT:

IIFT Previous Year PapersIIFT Results
IIFT Answer KeyIIFT Admit Card
IIFT PlacementsIIFT Syllabus
IIFT RegistrationIIFT Cut Off

IIFT Seats Availability (As per previous stats):

IIFT has two campuses in India- Delhi and Kolkata with the total number of seats being 360 (220 in the Delhi campus and 140 in the Kolkata campus.) As per the previous reports, IIFT has a total number of 360 seats for this academic year. Out of this 50% of the seats are reserved for OBC, SC, ST and NRI.

IIFT Sectional Cut Off (As per previous stats):

  • The students who had cleared the sectional cut off for each section and obtained a total score of 48.5 were called for the second round.
  • The overall IIFT cut offs for SC, ST, and PH categories are 38.5, 27.17 and 28.85 respectively.
  • The IIFT cut off for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) Category was 43.5.

NTA IIFT Exam Pattern:

Mode of ExamComputer-Based mode
No. of SectionsFour
Duration of Exam120 minutes
Type of QuestionsMCQs
Negative marking⅓ marks

Section Wise Marks Distribution:

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarking Scheme
Data Interpretation191
Quantitative Ability251
Logical Reasoning200.75
General awareness280.75
Verbal Ability200.75

NTA IIFT Syllabus 2021:

Candidates are informed that IIFT Syllabus will carry Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension & General Awareness. Apart from NTA IIFT Paper Pattern and Syllabus, candidates may check IIFT 2021 Question Paper also directly from our page.

Preparation Books for NTA IIFT 2021:

Name of the bookPublisher
The Person Guide To Quantitative Aptitude and Data InterpretationNishit Sinha
Magazines like Business India, Business Today, Business World, Outlook, Forbes
Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal

NTA IIFT Admit Card 2021:

All the candidates can download their NTA IIFT Admit Card from the official website. IIFT 2021 Admit card is obligatory for the candidates to download before the last date of the examination. It is advised to take any of the following identification proofs to the examination center on the day of the exam:

  • Passport
  • Election I-Card
  • College I-Card
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card

Get Complete Details On: MBA Entrance Exams in India

NTA IIFT 2021 Center Selection:

At the time of filling the application form candidate have to fill the Admission Test Centre according to there preference but at the time of filling the details regarding Admission Test Centre candidate should need to be careful because if the candidate will mention the incorrect center or if the candidates want to change the center preference than candidate should have to pay the amount of Rs 1,000/-. The mentioned fee is based on the previous year fee.

NTA IIFT 2021 Answer Key:

NTA IIFT 2021 Answer Key will be released in Second week of Dec 2020. After the examination process, you will get the IIFT Answer Key 2021. It helps in cross-checking the answers as well help you to get the idea about the answers and also predict rank.

NTA IIFT Result:

IIFT Result 2021 will be available in Second week of December, 2020. To check the result candidates must go on the official website and enter the exam roll number, which you received in your admit card, also the date of birth. NTA IIFT 2021 Result is based on the candidate’s score and those will be shortlisted for the rounds of pre-admission.

NTA IIFT Score Card:

IIFT Scorecard is expected to be released in 01st week of Jan 2021. After that, shortlisted candidates will participate in Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview rounds on scheduled date. After the declaration of IIFT Final Result, selected candidates will go for placement.

IIFT Placement Report (As per previous year stats):

International Placements:

Number Of Students
Getting International
201720USD 150000 (Rs.1,00,50,000)
201615USD 150000 (Rs.1,00,50,000)
201713USD 110000 (Rs.73,70,000)

Domestic Packages:

Placement yearHighest salary offeredAverage salary
2017Rs.26 lakhsRs.18.41 lakhs
2016Rs.29 lakhsRs.18.01 lakhs
2015Rs.24 lakhsRs. 14.54 lakhs

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FAQ’s Related To NTA IIFT 2021:

Question1: Is IIFT good for MBA?

Answer: The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is counted among India’s best B-schools. IIFT is a 53-year-old management institute which has a specialized MBA- IB (International Business). It has two branches, one in New Delhi and another one in Kolkata.

Question2: Does IIFT accept GMAT score?

Answer: No! For Indian nationals only CAT score is accepted for any flagship program at IIM’s. Other colleges accept GMAT for experienced program. As far as IIFT is concerned, it has its own exam and do not accept any other score including CAT/XAT etc.

Question3: Does IIFT Require Work Experience?

Answer: There is no mandatory work experience requirement in IIFT Eligibility Criteria. The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has not prescribed any minimum work experience as a component of IIFT Eligibility Criteria 2021 or in the admission process.

Question4: Can I Change/Modify The Data Once I Submit NTA IIFT Online Form?

Answer: Candidate will be given one time option to modify the data. Modification option will be available after completing all four stages of application form i.e. Primary registration, Academic and Personal details, Payment and Photo/Sign upload.

Please Note That Resident, Mobile No., E-Mail, Category And Written Test & GD Centre Cannot Be Modified By The Candidate.

Question5: Is Change Of Centre Permitted?

Answer: Candidate can apply for Change of Centre online on or before the last date by making a payment of Rs. 1000. No requests in this regard will be entertained offline.

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