Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) has commenced All India Selection Test (AIST) for offering undergraduate admissions in Retail & Fashion Merchandise, Footwear Design & Production, Leather Goods & Accessories Design and Fashion Design from April 27 onwards. AIST 2018 is a computer based multiple choice examination. It is being conducted over multiple sessions in a day. The entrance exam is being conducted across 38 cities. On the basis of candidates’ performance in FDDI AIST 2018, admissions will be given to as many as 1,500 B.Des. seats.
Programmes Offered & Seat Intake
FDDI offers four-year Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programmes in-
Leather Goods & Accessories Design- 150 seats
Retail & Fashion Merchandise- 480 seats
Footwear Design & Production- 450 seats
Fashion Design- 420 seats
Career prospects for different departments
Leather Goods & Accessories Design
Production Executives, Merchandiser, Designers and Marketing Manager, etc.
Retail and Fashion Merchandising
Visual Merchandiser, Store Manager, Buyer and Marketing Manager, etc.
Footwear Design and Production
Production Manager, Merchandiser, Marketing Manager, Designer and Operations Manager, etc.
What after AIST 2018?
Result announcement of FDDI AIST 2018
May 21, 2018
First round of counselling for qualified candidates of FDDI AIST 2018
June 12-17, 2018
Last date for submitting fee
July 1, 2018
Second round of FDDI AIST counselling 2018
July 16-19, 2018
Reporting at allotted FDDI campus
July 31, 2018
Beginning of session
August 1, 2018
FDDI has a total of 12 campuses that are located in Noida, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Jodhpur, Fursatganj (near Lucknow), Chindwara, Guna, Hyderabad, Ankleshwar (Gujarat), Patna and Chandigarh. FDDI AIST 2018 will be held till April 29. Admissions across the campuses will be done solely on merit basis.