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    Eligibility Criteria

    Eligibility Criteria For General / Reserved Category Candidates:

    • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration in any discipline with minimum 50% marks [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories] (worked out on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in all the papers)
    • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2022.
    • There is no age limit for appearing in this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria For Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidates:

    • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration with minimum 50% marks.
    • Candidates appearing for a qualifying examination can also apply subject to submission of proof of requisite qualification by 7th October 2022.
    • In order to qualify as an international candidate for the purpose of applying to IIFT entrance exam, a candidate should have been (expected to be) resident outside India for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2021 and be outside India during the IIFT examination window. The Indian nationals who are living, working, studying abroad should produce with the application a certificate from the Indian Embassy / High Commission/Consulate of the country where the candidate is currently based, stating that the candidate has been resident in that country continuously for a period of not less than 18 months as on 31st December 2021.
    • Foreign Nationals need to have a valid passport/travel document from a country other than India. The Foreign Nationals/ NRI who are present in India at the time of IIFT entrance test are required to take the entrance examination.
    • The candidate should produce Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score which should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2022. GMAT taken before 1st January 2020 is not valid.
    • If the candidate has appeared for any MBA entrance examination for the academic year 2022-23 in India such as CAT /XAT /IIFT, etc., he /she is not eligible to apply as Foreign Nationals/NRI Candidate . Candidates are required to give the undertaking for the same.
    • NRI-Sponsored candidates and Children of NRIs are not considered under this category.
    • Applications of Foreign Nationals under Self-financing Scheme should be routed through the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Education,Government of India and should be received by the Institute latest by 15 March 2022. They must send a copy of their valid GMAT score with the application.