FDDI AIST Counselling 2019
Khushboo Verma, 10 Jan 2019, #FDDI AIST

FDDI AIST Counselling 2019 - The Footwear Design and Development Institute will conduct FDDI AIST 2019 counselling from June 21 to 25, 2019. The counselling of FDDI AIST involves programme and campus allotment to qualified candidates depending on their rank and merit in the entrance exam. The FDDI AIST entrance exam will allot 1980 seats to students in B.Des programmes in its 12 institutes across country. Students who will be allotted seats will have to pay Rs. 25,000 immediately after the counselling of FDDI AIST to reserve the seats. The amount includes Rs. 20,000 as an advance fee which will be adjusted against the balance fee and Rs. 5000 as counselling charges. Candidates will be given seven working days to deposit the balance fee. They must note that the counselling charges paid will not be refunded if candidates want to withdraw from admission. Read FDDI AIST counselling 2019 to know the counselling process , fee payment and other essential information. 
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FDDI AIST Counselling 2019 Important Dates 

The table below contains the important dates related to FDDI AIST counselling 2019.  The FDDI AIST 2019 will be held on May 19, 2019.  



All India Selection Test (AIST) 2019

May 19, 2019

Result of FDDI AIST 2019

May 30, 2019 

Counselling FDDI AIST 2019

 June 21- 25, 2019 

Reporting at allotted FDDI campus

August 1, 2019 

Beginning of session

August 2019 

Steps for FDDI AIST 2019 Counselling 

Candidates will have to undergo the following steps to participate in FDDI AIST counselling and seat allotment. The FDDI counselling process involves seat, campus allotment and verification of documents.

Step 1 - Online Registration 

Students have to register in online mode to participate in FDDI AIST counselling and seat allotment. 

Step 2- Online Choice Filling 

Students have to fill their choice for the programmes and campus. The qualified candidates will be called for the counselling based on their rank and preference for their campus and programme

Step 3 - Seat Allotment 

Students will be allotted seats depending on the availability of seats, merit and preference mentioned by them at the time of registration. The FDDI AIST counselling will continue till the last seat is filled. Only 1980 seats are offered across the 12 campuses. The FDDI AIST counselling will be held in two rounds. 

Step 4 - Payment and Acceptance of Fee 

Students who will be allotted seats will have to pay Rs. 25000 on the spot after the counselling of FDDI AIST to reserve the seats. The amount submitted for the counselling which is Rs. 5000 will not be refunded in case any students wish to withdraw. 

Step 5 - Verification of Documents 

Candidates need to produce the following documents for the verification purpose. Candidate have to visit the nearest FDDI campus carrying all originals and one set of self-attested documents.

  • Class 10 certificate & mark sheet (attested)

  • Class 12 certificate & mark sheet (attested)

  • Medical fitness certificate/undertaking of medical fitness in original

  • Demand draft of Rs. 25,000/- in favor of “FDDI” payable at New Delhi from any bank

  • Character certificate from the principal of last attended school/college or any gazetted officer

  • Four recent passport size color photographs

  • Caste certificate/disability certificate (if applicable)

  • Candidates who fall under SC/ST/OBC quota (non creamy layer) have to produce a caste certificate issued not earlier than September 1, 2018 from the competent authority of the respective states/union territories. Those who won’t be able to produce appropriate certificate will not deemed eligible for admission 

Step - 6 Final Reporting at the Allotted Campus 

Post verification, candidates will have to report at the allotted institute and pay the balance fees to confirm the admission.

FDDI AIST Counselling 2019 Important Details 

  • Students must know that number of candidates invited for counselling will be more than number of seats offered. Chances, therefore, are high that seats may get filled before the completion of the counselling.

  • FDDI has the right to change the campus or programme is there are less than 10 students for that particular programme at the campus. Students, subsequently, will have to pay fee and other charges depending on that specific programme or campus. 

  • Differently abled candidates are required to produce the original certificate of disability issued by medical authority.

  • At the time FDDI AIST counselling, the presence of person with disability is mandatory to allocate the course and campus

  • As the courses need specific and psychological skills, it will be allotted to differently abled candidates only after their assessment , which is done to check their capabilities. 

  • Such students should come prepared for the evaluation at the time of counselling. 

Note - Institute will not be accountable for any inconvenience caused to parents or students by virtue of closure of the counselling before their turn. 

FDDI AIST Number of Seats 2019 


Number of Seats 

Leather Goods & Accessories Design

330 seats

Footwear Design & Production

780 seats 

Fashion Design

870 seats 

FDDI AIST 2019 Fee Structure 

Noida Campus 

Other Campus 


Semester 1

Semester 2nd - 8th each 

Semester 1

Semester 2nd - 8th each 

Tuition Fee 

Rs. 69000

Rs. 69000

Rs. 49000

Rs. 49000

Library Fee 






Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Rs. 400

Exam Fee 

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000

Rs. 2000


Rs. 76400

Rs. 76400

Rs. 56400

Rs. 56400

Student Development Fee 

Rs. 5000


Rs. 5000


Security Deposit 





Grand Total 

Rs. 91400

Rs. 76400

Rs. 71400

Rs. 56400

Frequently Asked Questions

Question - When will FDDI ASIT counselling start?

Asnwer - The counselling will start from June 21 - 25 June, 2019. 

Question - What are the documents candidates need to produce at the time of FDDI AIST counselling? 

Answer - The list of documents that candidates need to produce at the time of counselling can be checked above in the article.

Quesiton - Is it necessary to reserve the seats after FDDI AIST counselling? 

Answer - Yes, students who will be allotted seats, they will have to pay Rs. 25000 immediately post the counselling of FDDI AIST to lock their seats.  Candidates must note that the counselling amount which is Rs. 5000 submitted will not be refunded if they wish to withdraw from admission.

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