You might be are aware of the Featured Student Story on GP Ka Funda where the students submit their preparation stories and B-school experiences with GP. Shared below is one such featured story of one of our students Abhijit Gaurav, currently pursuing MBA (2016-18) from IIFT Kolkata. Here, Abhijit takes you through his college IIFT Kolkata and tells you more about it.

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Education is the movement from darkness to light.

—Allan Bloom


It is said that the differentiating factor between goodness and greatness is the state of mind. IIFT not only reiterates this thought but also accentuates it with a legacy that goes as far as 1963. It is probably the only B-School in India that truly gives its students an international perspective of business and arms you with best in class pedagogy system that justifies the tag of top MBA grad school in the country.

IIFT Kolkata comes from the stables of brand IIFT that has cemented its name amongst top MBA institutions and features consistently amongst the top 10 ranked B schools in India. The new campus is lavishly spread across prime 8 acres of land in the heart of the eastern capital of India and one of the largest trade ports in Asia. The campus is well equipped with state of art modern facilities with best in class infrastructure. The imposing red building that houses more than 200 students becomes the fulcrum of education and knowledge during the day and a hub for extracurricular and Sports activities at night.

IIFT Kolkata not only produces global executives that are made battle hardened by an exhaustive and well-paced MBA programme but also allows you to rediscover your roots by giving you ample opportunities to work alongside various NGO’s which truly contribute to your all-round development.

IIFT K has not only redefined the MBA experience by holding multiple Business Summits and discussions in short span of time, but also grown in stature by leaps and bounds when it comes to corporate exposure and providing the right kind of placement opportunities to its students.


Corporate Interaction

Over the years, many of IIFT alumni have reached great heights and have received recognition on international stage. Our global presence and brand recognition helps us to attract the best of minds in the country to the campus. IIFT gives its students the opportunity to interact with industry leaders and CEO’s by conducting regular guest lectures, business summits and trade summits. These activities not only gives them the right kind of corporate exposure, but also helps them in receiving invaluable insights from the corporate leaders themselves.



IIFT has one of the most rigorous and exhaustive academic programmes which is designed to add value to students’ understanding about the industry and to give him/her an international perspective of business. The courses and pedagogy are designed keeping in mind the current needs of the industry and the world economy. IIFT Kolkata has one of the finest and most experienced faculty that have extensive industry experience and an in depth understanding of their subjects. The students of IIFT enjoy one of the healthiest student teacher ratio and it helps them to get more out of each subject.



Brand IIFT is known for its stellar placement record and this winning streak keeps on improving each year. IIFT enjoys the trust of the industry and has achieved 100% placement record since its inception. The placements of IIFT Delhi and Kolkata are conducted jointly in Delhi campus and all students get equal opportunities to go for their dream companies. IIFT attracts the biggest brands in the field of Finance, Marketing, Technology, Operations, and Trade and the roster keeps on increasing with the best and biggest brands showing their faith in the students of IIFT campus.


College Life

 All residential program students are allotted accommodation within the campus premises on single occupancy basis. IIFT Kolkata campus is equipped with the latest audio visual aided classrooms and infrastructure to help the students get the maximum out of the education experience. IIFT Kolkata students take active participation in corporate competitions and sponsored events that are exclusively made available to the IIFT brand.

The plush green campus has an amphitheater, common rooms, recreational centres and fully furnished hostel rooms that add value to a student’s life in IIFT. There is hardly an uninteresting moment in the campus life of an average IIFTian. Multiple extra curricular events and competitions are conducted by the individual student bodies throughout the year.

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