IIFT MBA (IB) 2022-24: Interview Dates, Questions and Selection Process

By Anjali Chowdhury|Updated : December 7th, 2021

The entrance test for IIFT (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade) for the Batch 2022-2024 was held on 5th of December, 2021.Now, the aspirants would be keen to know about the IIFT interview dates, admission process, group discussion topics, interview questions, selection process.

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IIFT MBA (IB) Interview Dates 2022-2024

NTA cancelled the IIFT MBA exam 2022 for 7 states because of the cyclonic storm Jawad. The testing agency has not released the revised schedule for the states yet but students must keep checking the official websites for updates.



IIFT Notification Release

16th August 2021

Application Start Date

2nd September 2021

Last Date to Apply

25th October 2021

IIFT Entrance Exam Date

5th December 2021

IIFT 2022 Exam Result Date

Tentative 20th December 2021

IIFT interview Date

To be announced

IIFT MBA (IB) 2022  Admission Procedure

Admission to the programme is through an entrance exam followed by essay writing, Extempore and personal interview and final selection. IIFT has its campus in three places Delhi, Kolkata, Kakinada.

The admission process to the flagship programme of IIFT - MBA(IB) comprises : 

  • The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of Computer Based Test, Group Discussion, Writing Skills Assessment and interview.
  • The candidates shortlisted from the Computer Based Test, will be called for Writing Skills Assessment, Group Discussion and Interview which is to be held in March/April 2022 Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
  • Selection criteria for GD/PI and final selection to the MBA(IB) Programme at IIFT are available at www.iift.edu.

IIFT MBA Interview Questions

There might be several questions which the candidates want to know which could be asked in the interview. Based on past experiences some of them are mentioned below:

1. Tell me about yourself

2. What are your strengths and weaknesses?

3.What are your hobbies and interests?

4. Questions about your city, state and other current affairs

5. Why MBA?

6. What according to you are the qualities required to be a team player?

7. What are your alternate options if not selected in IIFT?

8. Do you have any entrepreneurship plans?

IIFT MBA Selection Procedure

IIFT admission process includes two stages:

Stage-1 After clearing the entrance test the students need to be ready for essay writing, extempore and personal interview and selection. Given below are the parameters and the scores :



IIFT Score


Marks obtained in Class X*


Marks obtained in Class XII*


Academic Diversity

Engg=0;Non Engg=5

Gender Diversity (M=0; F=2)


Total Score


Stage -2 In this stage the candidates are evaluated on the basis of their IIFT exam score, essay writing ,extempore and personal interview.



IIFT Score


WAT (10) + GD (10) +PI (20)


Gender Diversity (M=0, F=2)


Academic Diversity (Engg=0, Non Engg=2)


  1. Work Experience*


Academic Consistency* (10th – 4, 12th





Finally All The Best for IIFT Entrance Exam Results. Those who qualify in the entrance test need to appear in a group discussion followed by an interview.

 Direct link to the selection process.

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  • The number of seats in IIFT Delhi are 258 and in IIFT Kolkata campus are 253. Seats are reserved as per prescribed categories as per Government Of India's norms.

  • Yes, sectional cut-offs are required to clear IIFT.

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