IIFT Campus News

IIFT Campus News
 

Foundation stone for IIP and IIFT laid on second day of CII Partnership Summit.

The foundation to set up permanent campuses of Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) in the Kakinada special economic zone were laid down on Sunday by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union minister for commerce Suresh Prabhu. On the second day of the CII Partnership Summit-2018 here on Sunday, the CM and Union minister unveiled the plaques for both the institutes which were allotted 25 acres each. Both the campuses will be developed in a phased manner in three-five years. | more |

 

KITTES and E-Cell at IIFT in association with Ah! Ventures and meetings and offices organized a mega event "Starup 2018" at IIFT during 19th-20th Jan 2018.

KITTES (Knowledge for Innovation in Trade and Technology for Entrepreneurial Startups); incubation cell at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade; takes a unique initiative towards enhancing country's export competitiveness through integrating trade and technology. In pursuit of creating unique startups.

KITTES and E-Cell at IIFT in association with Ah! Ventures and meetings and offices organized a mega event "Starup 2018" at IIFT during 19th-20th Jan 2018.

The event brought together promising businesses and investors by creating wealth creation opportunities for both. Event witnessed a footfall of almost 700 delegates comprising of entrepreneurs, investors, corporate representatives and government officials and influencers from the India, South East Asia, EU and CIS.
 

Visit of Commerce Secretary to Kolkata Campus

Ms. Rita Teotia, Commerce Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Mr. Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Director, IIFT and Directorate General of Foreign Trade who visited the Kolkata Campus on 21st June, 2017. Dr. K. Rangarajan, Center Head, Kolkata welcome them to the campus. Ms. Rita Teotia and Mr. Ajay Kumar Bhalla planted tree in the campus to promote an eco friendly environment.     

 

5th EIITF Conference

  5th EIITF Conference- A multidimensional Approach To Understand Trade In India Comprehensively And The Impact Of External Sensitivities On Trade

IIFT becomes the fastest premier B-school to wrap up its summer placements.

  IIFT becomes the fastest premier B-school to wrap up its summer placements. Six-figure stipend for more than half the batch.

10th Campus Day celebrations at IIFT Kolkata, 2016

 10th Campus Day has been celebrated at IIFT Kolkata, 2016 | Press Release | View Gallery

KIITES, An Incubation Cell

 Inauguration of KITTES, an Incubation Cell by the hon'ble Union Minister of MSME, Shri. Kalraj Mishra on Jul 18, 2016| View Details | View Gallery

All India B-School Survey 2016

 All India B-School Survey 2016 confers Certificate of Excellence to Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi as A+++ Category B-School Survey Year 2016

IIFT awarded as "Outstanding B-School North" - ABP NEWS National Education Award

 
 The jury of ABP NEWS National Education Award has honoured IIFT with "Outstanding B-School North". The award is in recognition of leadership, development, marketing of institute and industry interface.

       
 

Dr. K. Rangarajan, Professor& Centre Head (Kolkata Campus) has been appointed Non-Official Director on the Board of State Trading Corporation of India Limited.

 
 Dr. K. Rangarajan, Professor& Centre Head (Kolkata Campus) has been appointed Non-Official Director on the Board of State Trading Corporation of India Limited.
 http://www.stclimited.co.in/management/board-of-directors.aspx
 

Message from Consul General of India, Dubai, Mr. Anurag Bhushan on MoU between IIFT and Skyline University College (SUC), UAE


"I cannot express my delight enough to know the signing of the MoU between IIFT and SUC, UAE. I have no doubt that this is a beginning of a fruitful partnership that will help establish IIFT's foothold in the UAE which will undoubtedly also assist in furthering India-UAE trade as well."
 

Inappropriate Categorization of IIFT in NIRF Ranking


We would like to inform our students, faculty, alums and well-wishers that the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) issued by the Ministry of HRD have categorised IIFT as a University instead of a Management School. That is how IIFT doesn't figure in the Top 50 Management School as ranked by NIRF. This matter has been taken up by the Director with MHRD for rectification.

 Click here to read Media reactions on HRD Ministry's Ranking>>
 
   

                                     Source: Moneycontrol.com

Recent Awards & Accolades

Dr. Surajit Mitra, Director & VC, IIFT has been conferred with Amity Academic Excellence Award by Amity University in INBUSH ERA 2016, 16th International Business Horizon, 3rd - 5th February 2016.
 
Amongst the other significant Awards received by IIFT and IIFTians include:

i) Prestigious 'Global Education Leadership Award' was conferred on Dr. Surajit Mitra, Director & VC, IIFT by the World Education Congress (WEC) at function in Taj Mumbai on 23rd July.

ii) WEC also awarded IIFT with

a) B-School with Excellent Industry Interface.

b) B-School with Industry Related Curriculum in International Business.

iii) LOKMAT National Education Leadership has awarded

a) Dr. Niti Nandini Chatnani as Best Teacher in Financial Management.

b) Dr. Pooja Lakhanpal as Best Teacher in Human Resource Management.
 

Inaugural event of Regional MSME Centre, Shimla

 Inaugural event of Regional MSME Centre, Shimla: Shri. Virbhadra Singh, Hon'able Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, inaugurated Regional Centre for MSME Studies at Shimla on 3rd Aug 2015.

IIFT is happy to announce the operationalisation of IIFT campus at Kolkata (near Ruby Hospital on EM-Bypass) from June 2015.
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