IIFT Important Dates 2018 for MBA (IB) Entrance Exam

Gareema Bali updated on : 03 Jan 2018

IIFT exam 2018 date revised to resolve the CAT 2017 and IIFT exam date clash. Check revised IIFT entrance exam 2018 schedule here.

IIFT Important Dates 2018

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has revised the IIFT 2018 important dates in order to resolve the CAT 2017 and IIFT exam issue. The Institute has postponed the IIFT exam date 2018 to December 3 from November 26, 2017. The last date to fill the online IIFT application form 2018 has ended on September 15, 2017. The deadline to register for IIFT MBA (IB) entrance exam 2018 earlier was September 8. 2017. IIFT registration for MBA (IB) entrance test 2018 commenced from July 25, 2017, which was also the release date of IIFT exam notification this year.

From November 15, 2017, the candidates will be able to download their admit card. The IIFT 2018 admit card will be available in online mode only. The admit card will be available on the official IIFT website, however a link to download the same has been provided here below. Both, Indian and Foreign candidates meeting the IIFT eligibility criteria 2018 can take admission in IIFT. According to the eligibility norms of IIFT, any candidate having a Bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate marks can apply for IIFT entrance test 2018.

Download Here IIFT 2018 Admit Card for MBA (IB)

Latest CAT and IIFT Exam Date Clash Issue Resoved

IIFT Exam Important Dates 2018

This year, the IIFT exam notification was delayed by some 10 days, which lead to IIFT MBA (IB) exam date clash with CAT 2017. This clash of dates became a stressful issue for the candidates willing to apply for both the management entrance exams. However, now this issue has been reolved byy IIFT by revising IIFT 2018 schedule for MBA (IB) entrance exam. The table below provides all the revised dates and other IIFT important dates with respect to the release of application form, admit card, announcement of result, selection list etc.

Revised IIFT Important Dates 2018 of MBA (IB) Entrance Exam 

The IIFT MBA (IB) exam 2018 aspirants can check this table to have an idea about all the events and their corresponding dates related to the exam. They are also advised to keep a regular track of IIFT important dates 2018 and abide by them sincerely to avoid missing any last dates.

S. No.


Old Dates

IIFT Revised Dates


IIFT MBA (IB) entrance test 2018 notification released on

25 July 2017



Registration for IIFT exam 2018 commenced on

25 July 2017



Last date for Online IIFT MBA (IB) application form submission

8 September 2017

15 September 2017


Last date to change the alloted test centre

3 November 2017

                      No change


Last date to submit IIFT application form and GMAT Score for Foreign Nationals and NRIs

15 February 2017

No change


IIFT admit card 2018 to be issued on

15 November 2017

No change


IIFT 2018 exam date

26 November 2017

3 December 2017


IIFT MBA (IB) 2018 result to be declared in

Last week of December 2017

5 January 2018


Selection rounds of IIFT to be conducted in

January/February 2018

No change


Final and Wait list status to be released in

March/April 2018

No change

MBA aspirants interested in taking admission to IIFT must keep a regular check on IIFT MBA (IB) entrance exam important dates 2018 in order to ensure that no important event or deadline is missed by them. Being conversant with the IIFT 2018 important dates will also help the candidates prepare their schedule of exam preparation. Based on IIFT written entrance test, eligible candidates will be shortlisted and granted admission to MBA in International Business program offered by IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campuses. Also, IIFT 2018 notification revealed the opening of third campus of IIFT at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, which is expected to start functiong soon.

IIFT 2018 aspirants must fill and submit the application form before the last date to ensure that they get to sit for the exam this year. To complete the online IIFT MBA (IB) entrance exam registration, the candidates will be required to pay an application fee, which is INR 1500 for General and OBC category candidates and INR 750 for SC/ ST/ PH candidates.

The IIFT 2018 aspirants must note that they will be issued the admit card only if they will apply for the exam before the last date. IIFT admit card 2018 will be released on 15 November 2017. It will be send by post to all the registered candidates and also will be uploaded online on the official website of the Institute for downloading.

At present, around 360 seats are offered for MBA (IB) admission at IIFT Delhi and Kolkata campuses. These seats will be filled based on the score of IIFT 2018 exam followed by selection process which will comprise of a Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. 

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