IIFT gets AACSB accreditation
AACSB’s accreditation standards are quite rigorous and a school can take five to seven years to align itself to these standards and get initial accreditation.
Currently, AACSB have a network of about 1,700 members in more than 100 countries and about 850 have earned AACSB accreditation. Similarly, about 188 institutions have earned additional, specialized AACSB accreditation for their accounting programs.
In India, 57 B-Schools are members of AACSB and so far only 10 have received AACSB accreditation and about 20 are in the pipeline, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi & Kolkata is one of them.