IIFT MBA (IB) 2020 will be the only entrance exam for admission to the MBA in International Business program of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Only a handful of institutes across the nation offer this program.
Being conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), India’s premier testing agency this year, the IIFT MBA 2020 entrance exam is scheduled to be held on December 1, 2019, and the last date to apply for the exam happens to be today, October 25, 2019. Those who apply by the deadline of 11.50 pm, can however pay application fee by October 26, 2019 upto 11.50 pm.
NTA is charing an application fee of Rs 2,000 from general, EWS, and OBC candidates. From SC, ST, PWD, a fee of Rs 1,000 is being accepted. Prior to applying, one should keep ready scanned photograph, signature, and certificate. Photograph should be 10 kb to 200 kb, signature 4 kb to 30 kb, and certificate 50 kb to 300 kb.
In order to submit one’s application, interested and eligible MBA aspirant needs to visit iift.nta.nic.in. Click the fill online application form link, and on the next page, click new registration.
Both information bulletin, and ten important things to know to apply for the exam appear on the next page. It is instructed, by NTA, to go through both before proceeding from this page. Once done, tick the acceptance and click on the button at the end of the page to proceed.
On the first page of registration, one has to enter personal details – name, father’s name, mother’s name, identification, DOB, id details, gender; contact details – address, email ID, mobile number; account details – security question and answer, password. The first step is referred to as registration.
After that, is the application form per se. Here, you have to fill place of interview choice, IIFT campus preference, exam city choices (4), class 10 details, class 12 details, graduation details, post graduation details, professional qualification details, current organization.
In the next step, comes uploading of images and documents. After that, you have to pay application fee.
When all the steps are completed, the system generates the confirmation page, which contains all the details one has filled in the IIFT 2020 application form. This completes the application form submission, and the form gets accepted thereafter.
Candidates must keep application number and password safely, as the same will be required for login thereafter. Nevertheless, there are ways to get both, through iift.nta.nic.in -> Login (or fill form) -> Forgot application number / Forgot Password.
Forgot application number or find application number link leads to a form where you can enter your name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, and get the application number. Provided all the details you enter match what you filled in the form. The forgot password link on the other hand leads to a form where you can retrieve or reset password using either security question and answer, or verification code sent via SMS, or reset email.
Next, NTA will release IIFT 2020 admit card on November 11, 2019, at iift.nta.nic.in. Then exam is on the first Sunday in the month of December. Exam timings will be 10 am to 12 noon.
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is a public business school, with campuses in Kolkata, New Delhi. With over half a century of legacy, the IIFT will also accept applications from foreign nationals and NRIs, with GMAT score, until February 15, 2020.