FDDI AIST Counselling 2018
Nancy Johri, 12 Jan 2018, #FDDI AIST

FDDI AIST Counselling 2018 – The counselling of FDDI AIST 2018 has been conducted by Footwear Design & Development Institute in two rounds for qualified candidates, who are eligible as well. The first round was held from June 12 to 17, while the second round was held from July 16 to 19. The admission procedure of FDDI All India Selection Test (AIST) 2018 involves programme and campus allotment to the successful candidates on the basis of their rank and merit in the entrance exam. A total of 1,500 seats in four B.Des. programmes are allocated across the institutes’ 12 campuses that are located in Noida, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Jodhpur, Fursatganj (near Lucknow), Chindwara, Guna, Hyderabad, Ankleshwar (Gujarat), Patna and Chandigarh. Moreover, FDDI called more candidates than the actual number of seats available. Complete details about FDDI AIST counselling 2018 can be checked on this page.

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Important Dates related to FDDI AIST 2018 Counselling






April 27, 28 and 29, 2018


FDDI AIST 2018 Result declaration

May 21, 2018


Round 1 of counselling

June 12-17, 2018


Last date for submitting fee

July 1, 2018


Round 2 of FDDI AIST counselling 2018 

July 16 to 19, 2018


Date of reporting at the allotted FDDI campus

July 31, 2018


Commencement of session

August 1, 2018

Important details about FDDI AIST Counselling 2018

  • Qualified candidates were called by FDDI for AIST 2018 counselling process solely on merit basis. Candidates’ rank was evaluated based on their aggregate score in the entrance exam.

  • Admissions and FDDI AIST 2018 counselling procedure were continued till all the seats get filled.

  • Only 1500 seats were offered across the 12 campuses. As the number of test-takers was more than the actual number of seats, all the seats were filled before the FDDI AIST counselling 2018 of all the called students was over.

  • A candidate, who was allotted a seat, had to make payment of Rs.25,000 on the spot for seat reservation. Seven working days were given to students for depositing balance fee. The fee deposited will not be refunded in case any candidate withdrawals.    

Important- FDDI is not responsible for any inconvenience caused to parents or candidates due to closure of FDDI AIST counselling 2018 prior to their turn.   


Documents required for Counselling of FDDI AIST 2018 


Candidates were required to carry the following documents on the day of FDDI AIST counselling 2018:

  • Class 10 certificate & mark sheet (attested)

  • Class 12 certificate & mark sheet (attested)

  • Four recent passport size color photographs

  • Caste certificate/disability certificate (if applicable)

  • 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

  • Candidates applying under SC/ST/OBC quota (non creamy layer) have to produce a caste certificate issued not earlier than September 1, 2017 from the competent authority of the respective states/union territories. Failure to produce appropriate certificate shall make the candidate ineligible for admission.

Note: Please upload necessary mark sheets/score cards of exam for which you are claiming exemption (only for those who have not attempted FDDI AIST 2018 and opted for exemption).


Candidate should visit the nearest FDDI campus with all originals and one set of self-attested documents.


Footwear Design & Development Institute allocated a total of 1,500 seats across its 12 campuses on the basis of FDDI AIST 2018. B.Des. of four years is offered in Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Footwear Design & Production, Leather Goods & Accessories Design and Fashion Design.


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Contact Address:

Admission Cell

Footwear Design & Development Institute

(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)

A-10/A, Sector-24, Noida-201301 (UP)



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