Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has launched its new campus at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. IIFT is one of the highly ranked MBA institutes in India and has been awarded the status of Deemed to be University.
Kakinada is the 3rd campus of IIFT in India. The other two campuses are located in Delhi and Kolkata. Candidates need high percentile score in the IIFT MBA (IB) entrance exam to get admission in one of the IIFT campuses. For the General candidates it is difficult to get shortlisted for any campus of IIFT if they score below 95 percentile.
- IIFT is a deemed to be University and is closely linked with Ministry of Commerce.
- IIFT has been awarded ‘A Grade’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Ranked 23 by survey of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2018.
- One of the six Best Government Universities in India as rated by India Today in 2018.
- Business Standard’s Best B-School Rankings 2017 have ranked IIFT in Super League 1.
A plot of about 25 acres has been allotted to IIFT by Government of Andhra Pradesh in Kakinada. The IIFT campus at Kakinada with similar facilities as at Delhi & Kolkata Campus, including residential provisions is expected to be ready in three years. Till then IIFT will be functioning from a rented but spacious premises suited for its programme needs in Kakinada