The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was established in 1963 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to contribute in the skill building for the external trade sector of India. It has come a long way to successfully develop into a unique institution involved in imparting knowledge through research and training in international business and trade. The Institute was granted “Deemed to be University” status in 2002. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has recognized IIFT as Grade ‘A’ Institution in 2005 as well as in 2015. Over the years, IIFT has emerged as a national university with focus on International Business Management and Strategy, and such focus is reflected in all three major activities of the Institute: Research, Training and Education.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade was granted the prestigious AACSB Accreditation on 17th November, 2021. With this the IIFT figures amongst the top 900+ Business Schools of the world which have earned this accreditation.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is a premier institution of education, training and research in the area of International Business set up by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. Besides its MBA(International Business) full-time and weekend programmes, the Institute also conducts Ph.D. Programme and Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes in different fields of management for working professionals, research and management development programmes for government, trade and industry.
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