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Footwear Design and Development Institute - [FDDI], Kanchipuram

Footwear Design and Development Institute - [FDDI], Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu Government

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Footwear Design and Development Institute - [FDDI] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

FDDI Chennai Quick Update

July 11:  FDDI Cancels AIST 2020; Admission based on Qualifying Exam Marks. Check Here

June 1: Registration Deadline for FDDI AIST has been further extended till June 20, 2020. Check Here

Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI), Chennai is one of the best institutes in Chennai. The institute has a 100% placement record. Many reputed National and Multinational companies like Nike, Adidas, Puma, Reliance Retail, Landmark Group, and others visit the institute for on-campus interviews every year. FDDI Chennai offers degree programs in the discipline of Footwear, Fashion and Retail, etc. FDDI Chennai has 3 departments which are as follows:

  • FDDI School of Footwear Design & Production (FSFDP)
  • FDDI School of Retail & Fashion Merchandise (FSRFM)
  • FDDI School of Fashion Design (FSFD)
Latest Update
Last date for submission of Application Form for All India Selection Test (AIST) 2020-21 has been extended till June 20, 2020. For further details, click here

Footwear Design and Development Institute Highlights

Established | Institute Type1982 | Government
Campus Area15 acres
Popular CoursesB.Des., M.Des, MBA
Application Mode | FeesOnline | INR 500
Selection CriteriaAIST Entrance Test
Seats Available328 (Regular + NRI)
Top RecruitersAction Shoes, Adidas, Aditya Birla Group, Alpine, Bata India, Future Group, ITC Wills Lifestyle, Liberty
Facilities AvailableHostel, Sports
Official Websitehttps://www.fddiindia.com/
Admission Helpdesk 04449049627

Footwear Design and Development Institute Campus

FDDI has Pan India Presence with 12 state-of-art campuses spread across the country. All campuses of FDDI have world-class infrastructure & facilities. FDDI Campuses are listed below:

Footwear Design and Development Institute Courses

FDDI Chennai offers UG and PG programs in the discipline of Footwear, Fashion and Retail. Tabulated below are the details for same:

Course NameSpecializationsSeatsEligibility
B.DesFashion Design & Production (FDP)75 in each specialization (Regular) Intermediate graduate in any discipline from a recognized board
Leather Goods & Accessories (LGAD)
Fashion Design (FD)7 in each specialization (NRI/ Sponsored)
M.DesFootwear Design & Production (FDP)75 in each specialization (Regular) Bachelor’s degree in Footwear Design
7 in each specialization (NRI/ Sponsored)

Check: FDDI Chennai Courses and Fees

Footwear Design and Development Institute Admission

Step 1: Visit the official website of the college and go to the ‘Admission’ tab.

Step 2: Register yourself by creating a login account with a valid email id and contact number.

Step 3: After successful registration, fill the online application form with all the required details.

Step 4: Upload a recent passport size scanned photograph and signature.

Step 5: Pay the application fee of INR 500 by online mode (Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Transfer).

Note: Candidates are advised to keep the printout of application form for further reference along with proof of payment.

Mandatory Documents

Following are the documents required at the time of filling the application form:

  1. Valid Email ID
  2. Personal and Educational Qualification
  3. Caste Certificate
  4. Disability Certificate
  5. Image of scanned photograph in jpg/ jpeg format (size should not exceed 50 KB)
  6. Image of scanned signature in jpg/ jpeg format (size should not exceed 50 KB)
  7. Debit/ Credit Card details for online payment

Selection Criteria

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of the All India Selection Test (AIST) exam followed by Counselling.
  • Candidates who are allotted a seat will be required to pay an amount of INR 25,000 at the time of counseling/ admission to reserve the seat. This includes INR 10,000 (Non-Refundable) as Registration Fee + INR 15,000 as Advance Fee to be adjusted against the balance fee.
  • The candidates will be given 10 working days from the date of reserving his seat or before the commencement of the program whichever is earlier to deposit the balance fee.

Reservation Criteria

FDDI Chennai offers reservation for different categories in each program both sponsored as well as non-sponsored categories which are as follows:

CategoryReservation
SC15%
ST7.5%
OBC (Non-Creamy)27%
Differently Abled3%
EWS10%

Footwear Design and Development Institute Facilities

Shoe Designing & Pattern Cutting: The PDC develops its own design collection (Last shape, concept on design, material, color, and accessories along with the prototype samples) for the industry on demand.

CAM: FDDI’s PDC is well equipped with modern software for Footwear Designing & Grading. The software used is one of the most advanced software in the field of footwear designing & grading, students trained on these software caters the need of industry.

Sample Development: The PDC is backed by the services of a well-equipped sample room, which supports transforming designs into the product. Designs developed by the PDC are tested for its fittings, aesthetic taste, proportions, and other costing aspects. The sample room also provides sampling services to those entrepreneurs who do not have in-house facilities for sample developments. Tin pattern service is also provided by the sample room.

Footwear Design and Development Institute Placement

The Corporate Relations & Placement Department plays a key role in counseling and guiding the students of the institute for their successful career. It is a crucial interface for the students between the stage of completion of the academic program of studies and entry into the professional world. The department also coordinates various activities related to the placement of the students along with the Industry Internship. Reputed National and Multinational companies visit FDDI for campus interviews every year. The placement service operates year-round to facilitate contacts between companies and students. The teams, other activities include career counseling by trained professionals, organizing interview skills, workshops and development of effective resumes, holding seminars and events. Some of the placement highlights of FDDI are as follows:

  • Highest Package: INR 12.5 LPA
  • Placement across all campuses: 83%
  • Major Recruiters: 120+
  • Top Recruiters: Action Shoes, Adidas, Aditya Birla Group, Alpine, Bata India, Future Group, ITC Wills Lifestyle, Liberty, Reliance Brands Ltd., Puma, Relaxo, Sabyasachi, Tata International, Tommy Hilfiger, Westside, Vishal Mega Mart, etc.

Check: FDDI Chennai Placement

Footwear Design and Development Institute Faculty

The faculty of FDDI consists of Foreign and Indian experts in the field of Footwear, Fashion Design, Technology and Management, and Retail. The faculty members of the institute have acquired training from some of the leading institutions in India and Abroad. Moreover, they have hands-on experience on consultancy assignments to the industries across India and countries in the Indian subcontinent and South-East Asia to assist the Footwear industry for boosting productivity, product development and solving their problems. The visiting faculty consists of top professionals in the industry from the field of Fashion Design, Footwear Design and Production Management, Visual Merchandiser and Retail.

Why FDDI Chennai?

  • Academic programs covering niche areas like Fashion, Footwear, Retail and Leather Goods.
  • FDDI approved as “Centre of Excellence” to take up research and innovation, as a pioneer, in the core domain
  • Awards Degree under the institution of National Importance (INI) just like IITs and IIMs.
  • One of the 3 leading universities/ institutions in the world taking up higher education in the core domain – Thomas Bata University, Czech Republic and University of Northampton, UK.
  • Curriculum designed and developed by the participation of experts from eminent institutions/ organizations such as the University of Northampton – UK, NIFT, IIM, IIT, Council of Leather Exports, etc.
  • Courses designed to produce Industrial experiments indispersed with academia in terms of Internship, Live Projects, Field Visits, Case Studies, etc.
  • Well qualified faculties – with prolonged experience and exposure in taking up International assignments and projects.
  • FDDI has a strong presence in countries like Ethiopia, South Africa, Nepal, Bangladesh,
    Sri Lanka, Vietnam, etc. for training and consultancy.
  • World-class infrastructure spread in acres of land with 12 PAN India campuses
  • Alumni are well-established names as Vice President, CEOs in national and multinational companies
  • Centralized placements – equal opportunities for all eligible candidates. It has a track record of more than 85% placement with more than 200 national and international companies participating every year during placement drive.

Footwear Design and Development Institute FAQs

Ques. How can I download the admit card?

Ans. You can download the admit card from the official website of the institute. Candidates are advised to regularly check the FDDI website for updates. Admit Cards and Results for AIST will be available on the FDDI website only. No separate communication will be sent by post.

Ques. What is the age limit to apply for admission?

Ans. The age limit to apply for admission in UG program is 25 years and no age limit to apply for admission in PG program.

Ques. Can I choose the city for giving the entrance exam as per my preference?

Ans. Yes, you can choose the city based on your choice. All the eligible candidates will have to appear for the written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the program opted.

Ques. What are the admission criteria for NRI category candidates?

Ans. 10% seats are reserved in each program for NRI/ Industry Sponsored candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. The candidates will get interviewed and the selection shall be done on merit basis.

Ques. Does FDDI Chennai provide accommodation facility?

Ans. Yes, FDDI Chennai provides accommodation facility. The institute has separate hostel for both boys and girls. The hostel has all the basic facilities such as mess, well-furnished rooms and many more.

Check: FDDI Chennai Hostel Fees

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    Prerna SrivastavaBachelor of Design [B.Des] (Footwear Design and Production Management)
    Enrolled : 2017
    10.0
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    10 /10

    I feel good to be in this college professors are so help full It was a online entrance exam which cleared

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    majumdarB.Des (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)
    Batch : 2017
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    8.7 /10

    The placement cell coordinates various activities related to the placement of the students along with the Industry Internship. Reputed National and Multinational companies visit FDDI like Bata, Decathlon, etc.

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    SohamB.Des. Fashion Design
    Batch : 2018
    9.3
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    B.Des Fashion Design at FDDI

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    9.3 /10

    Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous and exciting career options in today's world. The placement service operates year-round to facilitate contacts between companies and students. Flipkart, Titan, and other companies are the greatest recruiters.

    9/10faculty
    10/10placement
    9/10social life
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    AvniB. Des (Fashion Design)
    Batch : 2018
    9.0
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    Great infrastructure, helps elevate your creativity

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    9 /10

    It is one of the most fashion specific colleges in India, providing us with important skills and knowledge. Which implies that the job opportunities are ample. Several popular companies recruit students from our campus, like Bata, Titan, Flipkart, Tommy Hilfiger etc.

    9/10faculty
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    9/10social life
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    SaptanilB.DesPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    8.3
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    Best place for carrier

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    8.3 /10

    The college campus will be more silent and highly disciplined. Here they mainly used to develop our ideas related to fashion designs. The college lecturers usually help every students and guide them to a successful path. The college campus has a neat surrounding which was maintained by the management team.

    8/10faculty
    9/10placement
    8/10social life
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    RockyB.Des
    Batch : 2014
    8.3
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    Best place for design ideas

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    8.3 /10

    The management of this institute used to provide 100 percentage of placement for every batch. Many companies related to fashion technology used to visit our college. Our college had a special name for this courses. So company used to recruit the whole students.

    8/10faculty
    9/10placement
    8/10social life
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    shakirBACHELOR OF DESIGN (B.DES.) IN FASHION DESIGNPursued
    BATCH : 2022
    8.3
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    The right decision for fashion aspirants

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    8.3 /10

    No matter what career choice you make the college will lead you to the right direction. They have many different recruiters who come each year to the college and take some of the best students. The best thing is that even the average students are placed.

    7/10faculty
    9/10placement
    9/10social life
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    PranayaMaster of Design in Footwear Design and ProductionPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    8.7
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    A dream come true

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    8.7 /10

    The college has been like a second home to me and I dread to think of the day that I would finally have to leave this comforting and safe environment. Students who once enter these doors would not have any complain from the college and their administration.

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    AbhishekBDes( Fashion Design)Pursued
    BATCH : 2022
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    9 /10

    The college is really very good my college campus has different buildings of different courses provided with labs, classrooms , library facility. The green ground in the campus is really very attractive . Our university believes in blending of culturals and providing harmony among the students.

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    AgnesM.des FootwearPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    9.3
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    A place where you meet your dreams

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    9.3 /10

    FDDI Chennai is one place that has literally changed my life it? like a home to me since I had pursued my Bachelor? degree from this campus itself. I have seen the college grow along with me. It has become a great place to get some great opportunities. Chennai as a city is a great one, people are friendly and warm. It? safe for everyone, especially girls

    9/10faculty
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    Plot No. E-1, 7th Main Road, SIPCOT Industrial Park, Irungattukottai, Chennai
    Kanchipuram - 602117
    Tamil Nadu , India

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    August 18, 2020

    FDDI AIST 2020: Counseling Registration dates extended; Check Details Here

    Footwear Design and Development Institute has extended the last date for the submission of choice for program/campus and submission of requisite fee for online counseling of FDDI AIST 2020. As per the updates on the official website, the last date for the FDDI AIST 2020 Counseling Registration is

    August 06, 2020

    FDDI AIST 2020 Result Declared , Check Results @ fddiindia.com

    FDDI AIST 2020 Result has been announced by Footwear Design Development Institute on August 06, 2020. Candidates who have been shortlisted will be called to participate in FDDI AIST 2020 Counselling. The counselling process is scheduled to begin from August 15 to 25, 2020. This year FDDI AIST w

    July 06, 2020

    FDDI Cancels AIST 2020; Check the Merit List Criteria for B.Des and M.Des

    The Footwear Design & Development Institute has cancelled the FDDI AIST 2020 which was scheduled to be conducted on July 26, 2020.  The FDDI has modified its admission process and now the merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in class 12 for B.Des. The authoriti

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