IIFT Kakinada Admission 2022: Application Process, Eligibility, Courses & Fee ,

  • Kakinada

What's new at IIFT Kakinada? The IIFT application form submission deadline has been extended from Nov 14 to Nov 24. IIFT exam2023 will be conducted by the NTA on Dec 18. 

IIFT Kakinada is the third campus of IIFT, after IIFT Delhi and Kolkata. It is an autonomous public business school that was established in 2018. IIFT Kakinada offers one postgraduate course in full-time mode. 

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IIFT Kakinada Admission Process 2022: Fast Facts

IIFT Kakinada admission process is entrance-based. IIFT has an independent entrance examination for admission. From 2020, National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the IIFT exam on behalf of IIFT. The application form for the entrance test is available online on the official website of NTA as well as IIFT.

IIFT Kakinada Admission Dates 2022

The key dates related to IIFT Kakinada admission 2022 are given below:


IIFT exam date

18 Dec '22


IIFT Registration deadline extended

24 Nov '22

Last date to pay programme registration & the first installment of fees

31 Oct '22

Last date to apply for Executive PG Diploma

25 Aug '22

IIFT Kakinada MBA Admission 2022

IIFT Kakinada offers a full-time MBA programme in International Business (IB). Admission to MBA is done on the basis of a national-level entrance examination. The final selection involves four criteria mentioned below:

  • IIFT Exam
  • Group discussion
  • Written aptitude test
  • Personal interview

The table below mentions the basic eligibility for admission to MBA:



Eligibility Criteria

International Business

Candidates need to clear graduation with minimum 50% aggregate (for General category) in any stream (45% aggregate in case of reserved category)

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IIFT Kakinada Application Process 2022

IIFT Kakinada application process is an online procedure. Candidates need to fill the online application form for the IIFT entrance exam and pay the application fee of Rs 2,000 if they belong to General category. For applicants from the reserved category, the application fee is INR 1,000.

To fill the application form, candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IIFT www://iift.nta.nic.in.

Step 2: Click on Admission 2021 icon and then on ‘Apply Now’ button.

Step 3: In case you are a new user, you need to register yourself.

Step 4: For registration, you need to enter your name, father’s, mother’s name, DOB, gender, address, category, a valid email address and mobile number.

Step 5: Once you have registered yourself, fill the application form.

Step 6: Upload the documents as asked in the application form.

Step 7: Choose the preferred exam centre from the list provided. Click on ‘Next’.

Step 8: Pay the application fee as per your category through debit/credit card or net banking.

Step 9: After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation mail on the registered email address.

Step 10: Download the confirmation mail and take a printout for future reference.

IIFT Kakinada Scholarship 2022

IIFT Kakinada offers need-based scholarships to students whose family income is less than INR 4.5 LPA. IIFT also pays the interest subsidy for a specific period of time for the education loan taken by a student from the bank. IIFT students are also entitled to benefits under the central sector scholarship scheme. This scholarship is also applicable for the SC/ST students whose family income is less than INR 4.5 LPA.

IIFT Kakinada Admission FAQs

Q. When was IIFT Kakinada established?

A. IIFT Kakinada was established in 2018 as an autonomous public business school.

Q. What are the courses offered at IIFT Kakinada?

A. IIFT Kakinada offers a two-year full-time MBA (IB) programme.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for MBA (IB) at IIFT Kakinada?

A. Candidates need to clear graduation with a minimum 50% aggregate to be eligible for MBA (IB).

Q. Does IIFT Kakinada accept CAT score?

A. No, IIFT Kakinada does not accept CAT scores for admission.

Q. Do candidates need to give any entrance examination for MBA admission at IIFT Kakinada?

A. Yes, candidates need to clear an entrance examination for MBA admission. IIFT conducts its own entrance test for admission. From 2020, this entrance examination will be conducted by NTA on behalf of IIFT.

Q. What is the final selection criteria for MBA at IIFT Kakinada?

A. For final selection, candidates need to clear a group discussion, written aptitude test and a personal interview.

Q. How can a student fill the IIFT application form?

A. Students can fill out the IIFT application form online by visiting the official website of IIFT and filling the application form present there.

Q. What is the application fee for MBA at IIFT Kakinada?

A. The application fee for MBA at IIF Kakinada is INR 2,000 for the General category and INR 1,000 for reserved category applicants.

Q. What are the different modes of paying the IIFT application fee?

A. Students can pay the IIFT application fee using debit/credit card or net banking.

Q. What is the seat intake for MBA at IIFT Kakinada?

A. The total seat intake for MBA at IIFT Kakinada is 60.


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