IIFT Final Placement Report 2019-2021: Highest Package of Rs 46.5 Lakhs
IIFT Final Placements 2019-2021: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) recently concluded the final placements for its flagship MBA (IB) Programme and 117 companies recruited students from the campus this year. In the final placement of IIFT, the highest package on offer was Rs 46.5 lakhs per annum, with an average salary of Rs 21.08 lakhs per annum, and the median CTC stood at Rs 20 lakhs per annum. The top 25% of students of the batch received an average CTC of Rs 25.22 lakhs per annum. Read this complete article by Careers360 to know in detail about the IIFT placement report 2019-2021.
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IIFT Final Placement Report 2019-21
Despite the challenges posed by the epidemic, Google, Tapur, Bajaj Auto, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Traditional recruiters such as ITC, Morgan Chase & Co, LTC, Microsoft, L'Oreal, and Trophygura have expressed their confidence in IIFT and have consistently maintained strong relationships by offering a variety of roles.
The Sales & Marketing domain offered the highest percentage of offers at 24% and witnessed keen participation from brands like Amway, Airtel, Bajaj Auto, Eli Lilly, GSK, Dabur, HUL, L’Oréal, Medtronic, ITC, Paytm, RPG, Signify, Tata Consumer Products and Tata Steel, who continued to recruit in large numbers, alongside new recruiters including United Breweries, Colgate Palmolive, BenQ, JCB, and Yellow Messenger
IIFT Placement report 2019-2021: Details
Total number of participated companies
Rs 46.5 lakhs per annum
Rs 21.08 lakhs per annum
Rs 20 lakhs per annum
Sales & Marketing
24% offer made
22% offer made
IT & Analytics
IIFT Placement report 2019-2021: Participating companies
ShangriLa Corporate Services
The number of offers offered in the preferred consulting domain has also increased during this placement season, which is in line with IIFT per batch. The top consulting firms that participated in the IIFT placement drive like BOD, Bain Capability Network, Cognizant, KPMG, Infosys Consulting, McKinsey, Praxis Global Alliance, Michael Page, Thoucentric, Wipro, and ZS Associates amongst others made more than 75 offers.
The finance sector has consistently been a major selector for roles such as Investment Banking, Risk Management, Corporate Treasury, Wealth Management, Fintech, and Equity Research, offering offers to 22%. The best selectors are included in this domain like Citibank, Alpha Alternatives, DE Shaw, Goldman Sachs, GE, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, HSBC STG, JP Morgan & Chase, Synergy Consulting, Silverdale, and Yes Bank to name a few.
With more than 55 offers, IT & Analytics has been an attractive platform for technology companies and start-ups like EPIKInDiFi, DCM Shriram, EXL, Hexaware, Go-MMT, Incture, Microsoft, LogiNext Solutions, S&P Global, and Polestar.
IIFT Final Placement Report 2018-20
Consulting/ IT/ Analytics sector dominates - The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has released its final placement report for the MBA batch 2020. The placement drive of IIFT witnessed successful participation from 107 recruiters, which hired students into various sectors. As per the IIFT final placement report 2018-2020, the highest placement offers were made in Consulting/ IT/ Analytics sector. Also, IIFT final placement record recorded the highest domestic offer of Rs. 46,45,000, whereas, the highest international offer is Rs. 75 lakhs per annum. Furthermore, the average work experience required was 16.4 months.
As per the IIFT 2020 batch highlights more than 70 students have an educational background from premier institutes like IITs, NITs, BITS, DTU, SRCC, etc. Also, more than 70 students have certification like CA, six sigma green belts, CFA, and so forth. Check the table below for more highlights:
IIFT Placement Highlights
Highest domestic offer
Highest international offer
Average top 100 students
Male - 67%
Female - 33%
Number of international offers
Number of recruiters
Number of PPOs
IIFT Placement Report 2018-20: Sector Wise Placement Statistics
Placements (in percentage)
IIFT Final Placement Report - Work Experience
Among the batch strength of 321 students, 66% of students had prior work experience whereas 34% were freshers. Check the table below to the work experience profile in months:
Work experience in months
Number of students (in percentage)
More than 36 months
Sector-wise IIFT Placement Report 2018-2020
Sales and Marketing
For the first time recruiters - Reckitt Benckiser, Tata Consumer Product Limited, Signify, Philips, Western Digital, Cremica, Boston Scientific & Hero Electronix were associated with IIFT
In the Automobile and Industrial sector, IIFT witnessed prominent participation from Bajaj Auto, Hero MotoCorp, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, TVS, Tata Steel, L&T, JSW & Metal Power.
Recruiters like ITC, L'Oréal, Pidilite, Dabur, Dell, Philips, Shell, TATA Sky, HT Media, Games 24x7, ABFRL & Raymond strengthened their association with IIFT.
In E-Commerce Flipkart and Amazon continued to offer valuable roles to the students of IIFT.
The first time recruiters in this domain were - HDFC Bank, RBL Bank, Federal Bank
Prominent recruiters were - Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JPMC, Yes Bank, Citi Bank, ICICI Bank, and DE which hired students for various roles like investment banking, corporate treasury, the transaction banking group, multinational corporate banking, financial analyst roles.
GE showed their continuous faith by hiring for its FMP profile
More number of students in this domain were recruited in ICICI bank
IIFT remained a continued spot for recruiters like Epik InDifi, OfBusiness, L&T, Crisil, Indus Valley Partners, Samunnati Finance.
Trade and Operations
This domain continued to witness international offers from companies like HMS Bergbau AG and Star Global LLC associating for the first time.
Prominent recruiters were - ETG, Olam, Tolaram, Aegis, Louis Dreyfus Company, Archer Daniels Midland, Enhance Group, and Tata International.
The transport and logistics sector saw first-time recruiters - Delhivery, Ninjacart, and Quick Ride.
Supply chain and operation roles were offered to the candidates from the leading recruiters - Maersk Line, Tata Steel, Shell, Vikram Solar, and Gemini Corporation.
This domain retained to be the most sought-after Mahindra & Mahindra recruiting for its prestigious GMC role and Axis Bank hiring students for its General Management profile.
Prominent recruiters - RPG, Airtel, Reliance Industries, Sobha Reality, JSW, and Moglix.
Students were offered the role of Product Manager and Program Manager from Microsoft and GO MMT. Whereas, Google offered Digital Marketing Strategy role to the students.
With the batch having prior IT experience the students attracted offers from Hexaware, Games 24x7, IBM, Genpact & HCL.
Capgemini, TCS, and Wipro were among the regular recruiters.
With the Industry demand, there were new additions to the portfolio such as Media.net, Polestar, Virtusa, Birlaso, IGT Solutions, Cvent, Gemini Solutions, and Tech Mahindra.
Strategy and Consulting
The domain witnessed the first-time recruiters - McKinsey & Company, BOD Consulting, Biocon, and I-PAC. Roland Berger and Bain Capability Network continued their association with IIFT.
Consulting and Analytics roles were offered by - Axtria, Cognizant Business Consulting, Infosys Consulting, EXL Service and Michael Page
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Questions related to IIFT
I want to pursue MBA in International Business next year. can anyone help me suggesting which college is better for this course, IIFT or any other college? Thanks in Advance!
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- School of Business, UPES Dehradun - School of Business University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.
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- School of Management, Dr DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai.
- Chandigarh University (CU)
- Parul University.
- MDI Gurgaon - Management Development Institute.
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When is IIFT expected to release the shortlists? I keep checking everyday.
NTA has declared IIFT Result 2021onFebruary 16, 2021 in online mode. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their IIFT Result scores online at the official website by logging in with their user ID and date of birth.Selection Process for IIFT 2021 will start after the declaration of result.
NTA will release the list of shortlisted candidates for the next selection round - Group Discussion, Writing Skill Assessment and Personal Interview.
The final IIFT result 2021will mention the names of candidates who will be granted admission to either of the two campuses of IIFT: Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada.
The final list of selected candidates for MBA (IB) programme atIIFT 2021will be released in the second week of April 2021.
How many students attempted IIFT 21 and Whats can be possible score for GEM to convert IIFT Delhi campus?
A total number of 27000 students have appeared for IIFT 2021 which took place on 24th of January.
Going according to the previous trends and difficulty level a score of 130 would be enough to clear the cutoff of the delhi campus and keeps on the safer side.
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What was the cutoff of GK last time in terms of percentile i.e at 5 marks? Will cutoff go till 45 percentile. I remember at 7 marks last time, we got around 62 percentile and the cutoff was 5
Please mention more details of the course and institute in which you interested for as there are different cutoff for different examinations. Please elaborate your question and feel free to ask your doubts here for quick resolution of your query.
What is different between CAT and IIFT?
CAT has a fixed number of 100 questions while IIFT goes on changing its number of questions every year. As such CAT has a fixed exam pattern and IIFT exam pattern changes each year. CAT is the mandatory entrance test for admission to IIMs and IIFT entrance test is the mandatory entrance test for admission to MBA (IB) in all the three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. CAT has uniform marking pattern for each correct answer with +3 marks while IIFT marking pattern varies between 0.5 mark to 1 mark for each correct answer. CAT offers admission opportunity in 20 IIMs, FMS, MDI, IITs, NITIE, IMI, SPJIMR, JBIMS among others while IIFT entrance exam is institute based and offers admission in IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses. CAT is a computer based test while IIFT is a paper based test.
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