The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organisation to help professionalise the country's foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analysing and disseminating data; and conducting research. The Institute visualises its role as: A catalyst for new ideas, concepts and skills for the internationalisation of the Indian economy. The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, for the corporate sector, Government and the student community, at large. An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to meet the requirements of the Government, trade and industry through both sponsored and non-sponsored research and consultancy assignments.
The Corporate Relations and Placement Committee at IIFT is a student managed body which acts as a liaison between industry and IIFT students. It is led by the convener and consists of 12 elected student members; 7 from Delhi campus and 5 from Kolkata campus, who manage all corporate interactions throughout the year and handle the Summer and Final Placement Processes on campus. Functions of Placement Committee The major functions of the Corporate Relations & Placement Committee includes : To organize Summer and Final Placements Process for IIFT students after deliberation with participating Organizations and IIFT Administration. To organize Guest Lectures by industry stalwarts and veterans for students with the view of apprising them of practical industry wide trends. To facilitate Live Projects and Corporate Competitions to keep students abreast with latest industry trends To coordinate the activities of all student managed clubs/cells at IIFT in deliberation with IMF – the students council To conduct TradeWinds and Vivaan – the Annual Business Summit of IIFT in coordination with students clubs and corporate industry
3M, Adobe, Synergy Consulting Inc., Nivea, Pernod Ricard, British Telecom, General Motors, Maruti Suzuki, TATA Sky, ZS Associates, TGI Group, Polycab, Religare, Hexaware, Trident, Welspun, Car Dekho, Concentrix, Bhatia Brothers, Blue Stone And many more…
C9 Hostel - Hostel life is the most important part of one's journey at IIFT. With over 60 students staying at our newly developed hostel at C9, the atmosphere of learning and having fun while staying at IIFT is unmatched. There is a separate mess facility at C9, and seating space for all students. There is also a common room facility for students where they can sit for discussions and projects. It is also a great space for students to relax and rejuvenate owing to the television facility and table tennis facility. Hardly a five minute walk from the campus, it is well guarded and located in the plush green surrounding of Qutab Institutional Area New Hostel New Hostel (NH) is for the senior batch of students pursuing MBA (IB) from IIFT. It has 6 floors and all the rooms are on double-occupancy basis. Top two floors are guest rooms. NH hostel is connected with the help of passage to the academic block of IIFT . It has a common room with a television and table-tennis table. It has an air-conditioned mess with sitting facility for all students staying. NH has Nescafe for refreshment adjoining to the hostel. Old Hostel Old Hostel (OH), located within the IIFT campus, has eight floors (including a basement) and is home to both the first and second year students of the residential International Business program. Some rooms of the hostel face the landmark Qutab Minar while some face the lush green Sanjay Van, providing the perfect setting for students to enjoy a fresh environ. The hostel has a mess which is capable of seating approximately 100 students at a time. The hostel also has a common computer facility which can be used by the students to take print-outs without visiting the market. Closely situated is the dry facility to cater to students' needs..
One of the largest of its kind in the developing world, with a holding of around 84,000 volumes and subscriptions to 800 journals with complete online cataloguing, the IIFT Library is a veritable storehouse of information. Besides being an invaluable place of reference for industry, research scholars and students alike, the Library has an unique collection of publications of FAO, IMF, OECD, UNCTAD, UNCTC, World Bank, and other international agencies. The students have access to database such as the NIC, CMIE, India Trades, World Bank Indicators and other audio-visual aids on management. IIFT has set up the WTO Resource Centre in the Library to focus exclusively on WTO issues. The Centre is the only one of its kind in India, which enhances the utility of the IIFT Library even further. Besides the main Library, there is a Library-cum-Reading Room open round-the-clock, situated in the hostel. Foreign Trade Library The Foreign Trade Library is a knowledge bank in the field of Management, Foreign Trade and WTO related issues. It has an organized collection of Information resources on International Business & Economic Environment which are accessible in printed or e-form to its Readers for their reference or borrowing. It continued with its endeavor to add to its collection specialized publications, reports, Databases, e-Journals, Print Journals, Articles etc. and get itself updated regularly. Presently Library has an impressive collection of 1,00,990 resources that comprises74,008 book/CDs-volumes, 17381 bound periodicals, and 447 periodicals & 4000 articles.
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Delhi Campus - IIFT Bhawan, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi - 110016.
Kolkata Campus - 1583 Madurdaha, Chowbagha Road,
Ward No 108, Borough XII - 700107,Kolkata,West Bengal,India