IIFT Distance MBA Program


  • 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.
  • IIFT is Deemed to be University.

Type of Courses

IIFT offers many courses under one roof. The options for a different kind of academic that they have been

MBA in international business

  • Full-time MBA
  • Weekend MBA

Executive programs

On Campus

  •  Executive postgraduate diploma in international business (EPGDIB)
  •  Executive postgraduate diploma in international marketing (EPGDIM)
  •  Executive postgraduate diploma in the capital and financial markets (EPGDCFM)


  • Executive postgraduate diploma in international business (through VSAT)
  • Executive postgraduate diploma in international business strategy
  • Certificate program for export-import management online
  • Certificate program in export-import management for VTPC candidate
  • The postgraduate certificate program in international business and finance.

Certificate programs

  • Certificate program in export-import management
  • Certificate program in the capital and financial markets
  • Certificate program in global trade logistics and operations

Doctoral program

  • Ph.D. full-time
  • Ph.D. part-time

Off-campus programs

Online programs

  • MBA in international business Tanzania
  • Online certificate program in export-import management

Past programs

  • Postgraduate diploma in international business of young managers
  • EMBA Bridge program through VSAT

Hybrid/off-campus program
In the hybrid/off-campus program, the IIFT offers two kinds, of course, that is

  • Executive postgraduate diploma in international business and
  • Executive postgraduate diploma in international business strategy.

Program highlights

  • The best thing about these off-campus courses is that every semester the enrolled students will get the benefit of attending one week of the on-campus session. The study materials will be more than sufficient for a clear understanding of the program.
  • You can also get an international study tour to help you with a better understanding of the program and to give exposure to the candidates. Because of the highly interactive online classes, there will be a better understanding between the faculty and the students to help them with query solving and doubt clearing classes.

The certificate program in export-import management online

Program highlights

  • The program will cover the topics related to export and import. It will be a 4-month program where the students will have to visit different cities in and outside India.
  • The best part about this course is that the classes will only be held on the weekends that means Saturdays and Sundays. This is the best course for working professionals.
  • As this is an online program it can be attended from any place that you like.
  • The online sessions that are conducted by the course are of interactive sessions that mean both ways conversation is possible.
  • Unlike other courses where only the recorded lecture sessions are given to the students. Also to help you better understand the course regular evaluation will be taken place. Where the regular evaluation will help you understand the course in-depth.


  • The candidates who have done their graduation from a recognized University are eligible for this course. Also, the students who have completed the diploma and have a work experience of more than 2 years can apply for this course
  • Executive postgraduate diploma in international business

How to Take Admission

  • When admission is open, go to the university website, click apply now button and choose a category you want to apply.
  • Fill the registration form and necessary details in the form
  • when you registered you will receive an application number.
  • Log in to the website by this application number and follow the links to complete the registration form
  • when completed you will receive an email regarding the successful registration.
  • A demand draft in the favor of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, payable at New Delhi has to be made
  • Upload your photograph and scanned signature in JPEG format.
  • Keep a record of the application form in printed form.
  • After completing the application form make sure you are logged out from the website.
  • Free Admission Help Available


  • In the executive post-graduate diploma in international business especially designed for the people who are already working and who cannot give time to the course by taking leave from the job.
  • The program will last for 13 months where these 13 months will be divided into three trimesters. Where each trimester will start with a week of classroom studies that will take place in IIFT Delhi The Other classes will be taken place by the HughesNet global education through interactive online classes.


  • The people who are working professionals and have a working experience of 5 years or more after finishing the graduations are eligible for this course.
  • Also, the working professionals who have done their Engineering or post-graduation and have a work experience of 3 years can opt for this course. The minimum qualification required for taking this course is graduation

Selection Procedure

  • The candidates applying for the course will be shortlisted on the basis of qualification that they possess and experience that they have.
  • Upon shortlisting the candidates they will be called for an interview. The interview can be online or telephonic. The people who passed the telephonic or online interview will be finally selected for the course.


  • The total fees for the program will be 75000 rupees. The people belonging to the SC-ST caste or physically handicapped candidates will be given a 50% concession on the total fee.
  • IIFT is a recognized and well to do deemed university. Doing your distance MBA through programs that are affiliated by IIFT can be a great opportunity for working executives and professionals.
  • The people who have completed their graduation and are working and want to boost up their resume and career opportunities can go for such online MBA and other certification programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is IIFT UGC approved?

Ans: IIFT is currently not accredited by UGC.

  • Can I modify the data once I have submitted my application to the website?

Ans: No, You can not change the data once you submitted the application form. However, If you want to modify you can send an email with the registered Id to change the data.

  • What is the eligibility criteria for the admission in MBA at IIFT?

Ans: The eligibility criteria is a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university. However, 2 years of experience is required for the Executive program.

  • What is the total fee for the Distance MBA at  IIFT?

Ans: The total fee is 75,000 rupees for the MBA program at IIFT.

  • What are the placements opportunities for the students after the MBA?

Ans: The people who have completed their graduation and are working and want to boost up their resume and career opportunities can go for such online MBA and other certification programs.

  • What are the programs offered at IIFT university?

Ans: IIFT offers many courses in distance education like MBA general, Doctoral and Certificates programs.

Contact Details

  • For any query/problem please send an email at admissions@iift.ac.in OR
  • PHONE NO.:- 011-3914 7213(Direct), 3914 7200-05(Ext. 621)
  • Please mention your application no. for all the queries.

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By |November 8th, 2019|Distance MBA|2 Comments


  1. Antanil das May 30, 2019 at 9:32 pm - Reply

    Hi..i would like to know the placements prospects of hybrid programe and on campus programe of Executive postgraduate diploma in international business

  2. Paras Behl April 21, 2018 at 8:43 am - Reply

    Hi, I am interested to do the certification course in import and export. I am living in Ahmedabad. Pls guide me for the course details with fees structure. Pls also give details for other course related to import and export.

    • Hector M June 2, 2018 at 11:45 pm - Reply

      Hmm..not sure about this.

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