Online Certificate Program in Export Import Management admissions 2020 by IIFT

Looking forward to a career in the field of export import business? Want to join a short term course to gain skills in international trade and business? Then look forward to this online Certificate Program in Export-Import Management conducted by IIFT that will help jumpstart your career in foreign trade.

About IIFT

IIFT or Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is Deemed to be University under the Commerce Ministry, Govt. of India. An autonomous institute set up in 1963 by the government, it has helped in revolutionising the foreign trade business and management in India. It has been in the forefront of developing human resources for the country's ever increasing exports and imports business. For building such resources, IIFT, from time to time offers a number of short term and long term courses in international business and allied fields. It has two campuses, IIFT Kolkata campus and IIFT New Delhi campus. Both the campuses provide on campus as well as online learning programs. The current short term course in Certificate Program in Export Import Management is an online program, the details of which are enumerated below. Currently, IIFT is also offering Post Graduate Certificate Program in International Business & Finance, a 13 months long PG Certificate program.

Important dates

  • Last date to apply - 15 October 2020
  • List of shortlisted applicants to be displayed in IIFT website - 16 October 2020 to 10 November 2020
  • Course fee to be submitted latest by - 16 October 2020 to 30 November 2020

Program details

Duration: Four months
Period from: November 2020 to February 2021
Course fee: Rs 75,000/- (non-refundable) To be paid after getting shortlisted
Mode of study: Online
Online classes on: Saturdays and Sundays
Class timings: 2 pm to 6 pm (Saturdays) and 9 am to 6 pm (Sundays)


Graduation in any stream from a recognised university or college. Diploma holders with two years of work experience can also apply.

Selection process

Candidates will be shortlisted for the course on the basis of their profile, educational qualification and work experiences, if any. If required, the institute will conduct online interviews for final shortlisting.

How to apply

To apply for the certificate program the candidates will have to visit the official website of IIFT. Right where the program is listed, you will find the link for applying online. On clicking the link, you are led to a page, where you will have to first register yourself by providing your email id and mobile number. You are then provided with an online application form where you can input all necessary details about your qualification, job experience and personal details. There are no application fee as such. The course fee is to be paid only after you are shortlisted for the course.

Program structure

The Certificate Program in Export Import Management will have the following broad topics.
  1. International marketing management
  2. International trade operations and documentation
  3. India's foreign trade and policy
  4. International trade finance
  5. Custom regulations and import procedures of India
  6. International trade logistics

As can be seen from the above range of topics that will be part of the course curriculum, the program focuses on building knowledge on various aspects of export and import management. For professionals and entrepreneurs who are already in this field, it could be a worthwhile course to add on their knowledge base.

Program highlights

The classes for the above programs are completely online and can be accessed from anywhere with a working internet connection and a laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile. The sessions will be live and there will be two-way interaction between the participants and the faculty. The participants will be able to raise doubts and answer questions asked by the faculty. The sessions will also be recorded and will be available for the participant to access them till 48 hours. They will also have lifetime access to the learning web portal, course materials and useful documents. Most of the study materials, powerpoint presentations and case studies will be provided to the participants through online mode. However, some of the text books will be send through courier (to addresses within India).

Examination & Attendance

There will be internals as well as a final examination. The exams will be conducted online. Participants will have to score at least 50% or more marks in each one of the subject in the final exam for successful completion of the course and getting awarded with the certificate. Participants should have attended at least 70% of the online sessions, before they will be allowed to sit for the final exam. Other than the exams, there will be regular evaluation to check on the progress of the participants.

For queries, if any

Academic Issues:
Dr. Arunima Rana
Program Director
Phone: 011-39147200 712 (Extn)

Application status, fee payment, receipts, etc.:
Ms. Richa Dua
Marketing Executive
Phone: 011-39147200 602 (Extn)
Mob: 9650875969

Mr.Bharat Khanijo
Program Assistant
Phone: 011-39147200-05 408/422 (Extn), 011-39147315

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