The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has launched a five-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) for the academic year 2022- 23. Candidates can check the course details at iift.ac.in and the brochure is tentatively scheduled to be released in the first week of May 2022.
The curriculum of the five-year Integrated Program in Management program is designed in line with the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and aims to provide management and decision-making skills to young professionals to integrate management education with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The program is equipped with an exit option which is an integral part. Under the framework, students who complete the first three years will be awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Analytics. During their BBA course, students will be following a semester system for 160 credits.
The last two years of IPM, students will be following a trimester system for 120 credits as per the structure of the MBA course. On completion, students will be awarded a BBA degree and an MBA in International Business.
Manoj Pant, Vice Chancellor, IIFT said, “The IPM program will impart knowledge and skills to the students for managerial roles in various management functions in various industries. The aim is to equipping students with conceptual, analytical, statistical and interpersonal skills for managerial decision making”.
For short-listing/selection of candidates, IIFT will use the scores of IPMAT 2022 exam conducted by IIM-Indore. Admission will be based on IPMAT entrance test score, academic profile of 10 and gender diversity.
Candidates must have passed Class 12 examination in Arts/ Commerce/ Science stream with 60 percent marks and 55 percent for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender candidates. Candidate must have passed class 10 examination with 60% marks and 55 percent marks for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender candidates. Mathematics/Business Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects at class 12th level.