The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) was set up in 1963 by the Government of India as an autonomous organization to help professionalize the country’s foreign trade management and increase exports by developing human resources; generating, analyzing and disseminating data; and conducting research.
The Institute visualizes its future role as, a catalyst for new ideas, concepts & skills for the internationalization of the Indian economy. The primary provider of training and research-based consultancy in the areas of international business, both for the corporate sector, Government and the student community. An institution with proven capability to continuously upgrade its knowledge base with a view to servicing the requirements of the Government, trade and industry.
The Institute’s portfolio of long-term programs is diverse, catering to the requirements of aspiring International Business executives and mid-career professionals alike. IIFT has, over the years, undertaken path-breaking research studies with organizations like WTO, World Bank, UNCTAD and the Ministry of Commerce $amp; Industry, GoI. The Institute has also trained more than 40,000 business professionals across 30 countries in various facets of international business and trade policy via its Management Development Programs.
IIFT New Delhi is ranked 9th in India amongst management institutes.