Bachelor of Foreign Trade (B.F.T)

B.F.T or Bachelor of Foreign Trade is an undergraduate Foreign Trade Management course. The Foreign Trade Management course offers a global perspective and helps build a solid foundation and understanding of the factors affecting the global marketplace. All of the major concepts and terminology if international trade is addressed in the hands-on activities and topic papers that form the basis of the course. The Duration of the programme is generally three academic years and may be provided on part time on the basis by certain institutes.

B.F.T. Eligibility

  • The candidate should complete 10 + 2 or its equivalent exam
  • Entrance Exams and percentage of 12th class for the Admission of candidates also matter.

B.F.T. Syllabus

Syllabus of BA Foreign Trade Management offered by various universities and colleges in India

Subjects of Study 
Basics of International Trade I
India’s Foreign Trade I
Basics of International Trade II
India’s Foreign Trade II
Elements of Export Marketing I
Export Finance & Procedure I
Elements of Export Marketing II
Export Finance & Procedure II
Export Logistics I
Export Documentation & Procedure I
Export Logistics II
Export Documentation & Procedure II
Note: Two papers in each Semester are Elective for every student of B.A. (Pass Course) opting for FTM subject. The third paper will be practically based on Two electives.


BFT College

  • Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce

B.F.T. Syllabus

Candidates those who are interested in economic activities such as trade, commerce, industry, management and its related areas etc. are most suitable for this course. Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. They should have excellent communication skills, a keen aptitude for business, knowledge of foreign languages, persuasive ability and confidence are some of the attributes required to be successful in this field. Other things are necessary to in mind are business, leadership and managing skills are required.

How is B.F.T. Course Beneficial?

The course enables the students to go for various commerce, trade, banking and accounts related jobs. Other areas of opportunities for them are export marketing firms, pre-shipment and post-shipment quality control labs, logistic companies and special economic zones. They can also go for further higher degrees like Master degree and then for research work. They can also find opportunities with insurance companies particularly marine insurance corporations where they are required to assess the loss or physical damage to the goods shipped in a country.

B.F.T Employment Areas

  • Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Shipping Companies or Corporations
  • Export Houses
  • International Finance
  • Merchandiser
  • Transportation Corporations
  • Directorate General of Foreign Trade
  • Marine Insurance Companies
  • State Trading Corporations
  • Dry Ports, Ports
  • Custom Clearing Houses

B.F.T. Job Types

  • Investments Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Accountant, Tax Advisor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Money Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • Revenue Agent
  • Personal Finance Consultant

Advance Course in B.F.T.

  • M.B.A. (Foreign Trade)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade




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