Footwear Design & Development Institute

Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, is an Institute of National importance (INI), under FDDI Act2017. FDDI is established in 1986 and its head office is in Noida NCR. FDDI has Pan India presence with 12 state-of art campuses spread across the country and FDDI has introduced one of its institute in green mountain valley at Chhindwara which was established in 2010, is one of the most premier institutes in the field of Footwear, Fashion & Retail Management.

The College offers Bachelor & Master degree course in Footwear Design & Production Management and Retail Management. All programmes offered by the institute meet the International standards. FDDI is among the first govt. institute in the world to get prestigious ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification in India and is functional through 12 full-fledged campuses across India. FDDI Campuses all over India- Noida, Chhindwara, Kolkata, Ankaleshwar (Gujrat), Patna, Banur( Chhandigarh), Fursatganj, Rohtak, Chennai, Guna, Hyderabad, Jodhpur. So far, FDDI has been able to achieve a 100% job placement records. All students secure job offer as per their caliber before they complete their programme at FDDI. A candidate can apply for Under Graduate Programme & Post Graduate Programme after Grade 12 & after graduate from any stream respectively.

FDDI offers Bachelor and Master Degree Programmes and this institute is committed towards providing world class education in the fields of-

  • Footwear Design and Production
  • Leather Goods and Accessories Design
  • Retail and Fashion Merchandise
  • Fashion Design

AUDITORIUM – Auditorium & extended workshop is a piece of art with beautiful design and colour with all modern facilities. The auditorium is side has a sitting capacity of more than 300 persons and great start-of-art audio visual system.

WORKSHOP– The workshop building has fully air-conditioned smart classrooms with audio-visual facility and internet connectivity. The workshop is equipped with modern footwear designing and manufacturing machines for training.

CENTRAL LIBRARY – FDDI Chhindwara has a very resourceful central library for students. There are more than 10,000 books and magazines. Apart from academic books the central library has a very good collection of study materials for competitions, Literature, Novels, magazines related to fashion, textile and footwear industry. International Magazines related to footwear design. Like- Arpel, Julia ,Jolly, ARS Sutoria and National Magazines Of Fashion And Retail Merchandising Like – Images Retail ,Images Business Of Fashion Shopping Centre News are to name a few.

COMPUTER LAB – The Campus has a High-Tech Computer Lab with latest and best in class hardware and softwares so that students get the best technology support for improving their skills in office management, product design and development.

CAMPUS– FDDI Chhindwara is the only institute of its kind in Chhindwara with 20 acre fully Wi-Fi campus covering hostels, workshops, classrooms and open green area. We have a dedicated 4 Mbps lease line connection from one of the best internet service provider in the country, for providing 24/7 internet facility to our students.

HOSTEL FACILITIES – FDDI Chhindwara provides fully furnished spacious hostels separately for boys and girls.TV room; Common room, Games room etc are included within the hostel. Hostel is available on first come first serve basis. The boys Hostel capacity is 175 and girl’s hostel capacity is 125.

VISUAL MERCHANDIZING LAB, CAD/CAM LAB – The school of retail management has a state-of-art visual merchandizing lab for providing students an opportunity to design and develop fashion designs, light and colour effects for visual communication which is a significant part of fashion and retail industry.

SPORTS, CULTURE AND CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES – For all round development of students and make them industry ready FDDI Chhindwara organizes sports, culture and other co-curricular activities. Sports is highly promoted and supported here. Indoor badminton, Volleyball, Cricket tournaments are regularly organized throughout the year.


1 B. Des. ( Footwear Design & Production) 10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2 may also apply) 4 year 30
2 B. Des. (Fashion Designing) 10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2 may also apply) 4 year 60
3 B.B.A.(Retail & Fashion Merchandising) 10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2 may also apply) 3 year 30
1 MBA ( Retail and Fashion Merchandising) Graduate in any discipline (Candidates appearing in final year may also apply for all Master Degree programmes) 2 year 30

Our Recruiters

  • Adidas
  • Lifestyle
  • Liberty
  • Reliance Footprints Ltd.
  • Tata International Ltd
  • Clarks
  • SSIPL Retail Pvt. Ltd.
  • Zara
  • Landmark Group
  • Relaxo Footwear Limited
  • Bata
  • Group Royer (Buying House)
  • Lifung Europe
  • Nova Buying House
  • Bayer
  • Tirubala Exports
  • Yepme
  • Nippon
  • Swati Modo
  • Footin Bata India
  • Mochiko Shoes
  • Royal Classic Group
S.No. Current Batch Up Coming Batch Pass-Out Batch

An Institute Of National Importance (INI) FDDI Act 2017
Ministry Of Commerce and Industries

Address : Corner Plot , Khasra no 31, Nagpur – Betul Highway , Imlikheda Square – Chhindwara (M.P.) – PIN : 480001
Website :

Contact to :

i) Jagrat Sadarang ( Asst,Manager – Corporate & Public Relation ) Mobile no : – 9009986969

ii) Manoj Kumar Sharma ( Asst,Manager – Corporate & Public Relation ) Mobile no : – 7566833156

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