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How to Prepare for IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam: Everything You Need to Know

IIFT was established in 1963 as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to help in the skill building for the external trade sector of India. The institution offers multiple courses including a 2 year IIFT MA Economics Course with Specialization in Trade and Finance at New Delhi and Kolkata campuses.



IIFT launched its first-ever MA Economics Course with Specialization in Trade and Finance at both Delhi and Kolkata Campuses on Aug 01, 2018. The very first batch had a batch size of 30 students.


About IIFT Economics Department

IIFT MA Economics Course with Specialization in Trade & Finance has become one of the most preferred master’s course of Economics in India simply due to its emphasis on applied and policy issues in Economics. Further, immense experience of IIFT faculty in the domain economics are preparing academicians with a clear knowledge of the latest developments in Economics as well as trade policymakers and key strategists on trade issues in the corporate sector or bloom as full-time academicians in future.



IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Last Date Apply

IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Last date to apply 20th May 2024


IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Date

IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam will be conducted on 29th May 2024


IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Result

Results will be declared by Second week of June 2024.


IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Interview

Interview of Shortlisted Candidates will be by the last week of June 2024


IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Application Fee

General / OBC/EWS Category

INR 1,600/-

SC/ST/PWD Category

INR 800/-

Foreign Nationals / NRIs

$80 or INR 6000/-


IIFT MA Economics Eligibility

  •  Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with (a) at least 50 per cent marks in aggregate [45 per cent in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD) categories] and (b) mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level. No Age limit. • Final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.


IIFT MA Economics Apply

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IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • An Objective Aptitude Test.

  • Entrance Exam will be based on Basic Mathematics and Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Public Finance, etc., the syllabus of which will be of undergraduate level Economics Programme.


IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Duration

The duration of the IIFT MA Economics Entrance exam will be for a maximum of 120 Minutes.


IIFT MA Economics Mode of Admission

The admission to IIFT MA Economics Course is via:

  • AI Proctoring based Entrance Exam &

  • Interview Round will be conducted of shortlisted candidates


IIFT MA Economics Date of exam

The entrance exam for admission to IIFT MA Economics Course is on 29th May 2024.


IIFT MA Economics Fee

The yearly course fee payable by each student for the MA Economics course was was 1.75 lakh (for General/ OBC Category) and US$ 5,500 (for Foreign Nationals and NRIs), which can be paid in two instalments.


Students of SC, ST and PWD category are given 50% concession on tuition fee only. The fee is subject to revision at the discretion of IIFT.


IIFT MA Economics Interview

For admission to IIFT MA Economics Course, there is INTERVIEW as well.


IIFT MA Economics Admit Card

The admit card will be issued in the second half of May.


IIFT MA Economic Entrance Exam Past Year Paper

You can visit here for IIFT MA Economics Entrance Exam Past Year Papers.



Hope this helps you all and BEST OF LUCK.


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