Footwear UG/PG Programmes at FDDI
Kochi: Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in the year 1986, an apex organization, serving as a ‘One Stop Solution Provider’ for the various problems faced by the footwear and leather industry and playing a pivotal role in facilitating the Indian industry by bridging the skill gap in the areas of Footwear, Leather, Retail & Management areas, has invited applications for admission to the various Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes for 2016-17.
Facilitating a network between the Indian industry’s supply and demand with its global counterparts, FDDI has its main campus in Noida and has a pan-India presence. The other campuses are at Fursatganj (Near Lucknow), Chennai, Kolkata, Chhindwara, Rohtak, Jodhpur, Guna, Ankleshwar (Gujarat), Chandigarh, Hyderabad & Patna.
The different courses and eligibility are as follows.
Programmes & Eligibility:
B.Sc Programmes are offered in (i) Footwear Design & Production (ii) Retail & Fashion Merchandise and (iii) Fashion Leather Accessory Design. All the B.Sc Programmes are of 3 years, 6 semester duration. Applicant should have passed 10+2/Intermediate. Those appearing in 10+2 may also apply. Maximum age Limit for all Programmes is 25 years as on 31st July, 2016.
M.Sc Programmes are offered in (i) Footwear Design & Production (ii) Retail & Fashion Merchandise and (iii) Creative Design CAD/CAM. All courses are of 2 years, 4 Semester duration. Applicant should hold Graduation in any discipline. Those appearing in final year may also apply.
IGNOU is in the process of receiving the permission for these programmes from UGC for the session 2016-17. The Number of Seats for each Programme in each campus is given in the Prospectus.
Eligible candidates are required to appear for All India Selection Test (AIST) comprising of Computer Based Multiple Choice Examination. AIST shall be conducted on 1, 2 & 3 August, 2016 at various centres. Candidates have an option to choose the date according to their convenience. AIST shall be conducted at Agra, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Chhindwara, Chittorgarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Raibareli, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Noida, Patna, Ranchi, Rohtak, Kochi, Jodhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Jammu, Shimla and Guna.
Candidate is required to give 4 choices in the Registration Form in order of his / her preference for examination centre from the above mentioned list. FDDI would allot exam centre as per availability. Once allotted, no request for change of date and exam centre shall be entertained. The allotment of centre of examination and date shall be given on first come first serve basis. During allotment of test centre and date of examination, choice mentioned in the registration form shall be considered. FDDI reserves the right to add or cancel the exam centers listed above without assigning any reason.
For the computer based multiple choice examination, each candidate would be provided with a computer and individually allocated user-id and password. By using the allocated user-id and password, the candidate would be able to access the Test Paper.
The questions contained in the Test Paper would be rendered one at a time on the computer monitor. The entrance exam would be conducted over multiple sessions in a day and the test would be scheduled for all the candidates.
FDDI entrance test shall be for 2 ½ hours duration and conducted in English & Hindi languages. There will be a total of 150 objective type questions. The Programme, Section Description, Time Suggested (in minutes) & Number of Questions will be as follows.
UG Programmes: Section A- Mathematics – 45 Questions, 45 minutes; Section B- General Science- 30, 30; Section C- English -45, 45; Section D- General Awareness- 30, 30.
Section A- Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning-45, 45; Section B- English -45, 45; Section C- General Awareness- 30, 30; Section D- Business Aptitude- 30, 30. The Examination is conducted in Hindi / English medium only.
Candidates who have appeared in any of the below mentioned Entrance Test shall be exempted from appearing in the AIST provided they have obtained scores in the examination.
Bachelor Degree Programmes:
AIEEE/ BITSAT/ IITJEE/ GGSIPU/ VIT/ SRM/ BCECE/ UPSEE/ MPCET/ GUJCET/EAMCET/COMEDK/MHCET/ODISHA JEE or any other equivalent entrance test.
Master Degree Programmes:
CAT/XAT/MAT/AIMA/JMET/NMAT/AMCAT/SNAP/GMAT/AIM-CAT/ or other equivalent entrance test. However, score secured by the candidate in these examinations shall be considered as per the following criteria – the aggregate percentile of said examination shall be equated at par with AIST percentile. Marks corresponding to the nearest percentile of the candidate who has appeared in the AIST shall be allotted and the candidate having percentile in other examinations shall be positioned just below the marks obtained by such candidate. More details are in the Prospectus.
Application can be submitted online at http://www.fddiindia.com/admission-new/admission.html. Last date for submission of application form is 25/07/2016. Applicant is required to fill the Registration Form Online as per the instructions mentioned and upload the requisite documents at the time of Registration.
A candidate can apply for more than one programme by paying for a single registration form; for applying in multiple programmes candidate has to fill the programme code in accordance to their preference of programme as given in the Registration Form. Candidates for UG programme can apply for other UG programmes only, in the same form by using the choice filling option available.
If a candidate wishes to apply for both UG & PG programme he / she has to fill two separate Online Registration forms. Candidates applying under the “Reserved Category” (SC/ST/OBC/PH/Disabled) must upload a self-attested documentary proof, as admissible.
Candidates applying under exemption for written exam must upload scanned copy of his / her relevant score card or admit card (in case result is awaited) of the exam in which he/she has appeared.
Candidates are required to load one recent passport size coloured photograph & fill in the personal details given in the Admit Card (Mandatory). Signature of the student must be uploaded on the specified place.
The Registration Fee is Rs.500/- which has to be paid online. Candidate applying through online process should not send the registration form by post.
The short listed candidates would be communicated their test centers, session and test time details through admit card, which shall be uploaded on the admission website www.fddiindia.com. It is mandatory for the candidate to carry a printed copy of his / her admit card (with photograph pasted on it) to the allotted Test Centre along with valid identity proof such as Voter’s ID Card/ Passport / Driving license / Identity Card issued by previous institution. The candidate would be allowed to appear for the entrance exam only on validation of his / her identity by the center administrator located at each center.
An All India Merit List shall be prepared on the basis of the result of AIST by last week of June 2016. Candidate appearing in final year exam would be provisionally allowed to appear in entrance examination. However, such candidate is required to submit mark sheet of the final year at the time of admission. In case candidate fails in the final year exams, his/her admission would be cancelled. Result will be declared on 8.8.2016 at www.fddiindia.com.
The programme & campus shall be allotted to the candidate on the basis of his / her rank and preference. Successful candidate shall be called for the counselling in the order of his/her rank. Admissions shall be made strictly on merit basis (Rank-wise) and counselling /admissions shall continue till all the seats get filled-up.
The number of candidates called for the counselling shall be more than the actual number of seats. Therefore, there are possibilities that all the seats are filled before the counselling of all called candidates is over. Candidate shall be called in the counselling room as per his / her rank on the basis of aggregate score in the AIST.
A candidate who is allotted a seat has to pay an amount of Rs. 25000/- on the spot to reserve the seat. The amount submitted shall not be refunded in case of withdrawal of admission. The candidates shall be given seven working days to deposit the balance fee. Counselling for PG Programmes will be on 12.8.2016nand that for UG Programmes, on 13.8.2016. Session commences on 22/08/2016.
For details, visit www.fddiindia.com