FDDI achieved top position in the All India Best B-School: survey-2013

 | January 25,2013 02:55 pm IST

Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, which is playing a pivotal role towards bridging the skill gap of the Footwear, Leather, Fashion, Retail & Management Sector with the motto 'Dedication to Excellence' has established its footprints worldwide.

According to the All India Best B-School Survey - 2013 conducted by the leading 'Business & Management Chronicle' magazine, FDDI has secured A+++ rate and shared the position with top institutes like IIMs, IITs & XLRI.

The institute is ranked amongst the 10 B – Schools in Delhi & NCR. Moreover, it is rated as top college offering 'Sector-Specific Courses' (Footwear & Retail) and is listed in top 10 colleges in terms of placements.

The ranking has been awarded on the basis of quantitative as well as qualitative factors and parameters related to infrastructure, curriculum, faculty, pedagogy, industry interface, alumni, research, fee structure, hostel facility and the campus placements. The survey included domestic as well as international data provided by the institutes & validated by the B&M Chronicle Survey team.

Sharing the details, Mr Rajeev J Lakhara, MD, FDDI said, “At the advent of the New Year, FDDI has proved its relative strength on the education landscape by obtaining top position. The findings of the survey showcase our top-class standards in the education sector.”

Besides this, FDDI has already been rated No.1 institute by CSR- GHRDC B-School Survey 2012 under the category 'Other Eminent and Well-known B Schools in India', and also occupied top position in Retail Management under the category 'Other Sector wise Promising B Schools in India' second time in a row.

There are eight campuses of FDDI across the country. Each of these campuses has state-of-the-art technology and excellent learning facility. At FDDI, theoretical knowledge coupled with practical training through extensive field work captures the essence of versatility. “Our focused approaches are yielding results and we look forward to take the Institute from strength to strength in the years to come,” Mr. Lakhara adds.

The renowned international experts and organizations such as Southfields College UK, PFI-Germany & senior professors of IIM- Ahmedabad and FMS-New Delhi, prepare the syllabi, training software and teaching materials of FDDI.

The Institute's strong alliance with leading international institution/organization such as LDT, Nagold-Germany, ARS Sutoria Italy, University of Pirmasens & PFI Germany etc. ensures international level of training in the campus and extends the scope of Student/Faculty exchange programme.

The global firms have offered roles to the candidates in their India offices as well as in international locations such as USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc. The Institute has been riding on a sound reputation in the corporate sector. It is the placement opportunities, unique teaching methods and research in the specified area that make FDDI a unique institute.

Courses at a glance:
• MBA (Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management)
• MBA (Footwear Design & Production Management)
• M.Des. (Creative Design & CAD/ CAM)
• B.Des. (Footwear Design & Production Management)
• B.Des. (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)
• B.Des. (Fashion Design)
• 5 years Integrated Programme in Retail Management (BBA + MBA)
• 5 years Integrated Programme in Business Management (BBA + MBA)

About FDDI:

Footwear Design & Development Institute popularly known as FDDI was set up by Ministry of Commerce, Govt of India in 1986 with an objective to provide human resource and technical services to the industry. FDDI is among the first institute in the world to get prestigious ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification and has evolved from being India’s India’s premier institute to a notable international training Institute. FDDI is rated among the premier design and management institutions in the world and widely recognized as a centre of excellence.

FDDI’s all campuses are equipped with modern facilities and latest technology and tools to offer our students top class learning environment and facilities for physical and mental growth. FDDI has a distinct presence not only in higher education but also in the spheres in Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development and Training of active industry professionals The syllabi, training software and teaching materials of FDDI are prepared by the renowned international experts and organizations such as southfields College, ARS Sutoria, PFI & senior professors of IIM, Ahmadabad and FMS, New Delhi. Our versatility consists in regularly upgrading our syllabus and training programmes to meet the latest requirement of the industry. The Institute has an impeccable track record of 100% placement for all its pass outs in major Multinational and Indian companies. FDDI alumni include VP’s and CEO’s of some of the renowned companies. FDDI students have been placed globally in countries like USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc.

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