FDDI CAMPUSES - AN OVERVIEW
The institute has Eight well designed campuses at Noida, Fusatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak Chhindwara, Jodhpur & Guna with lots of open space and greenery around. This provides a right balance between concrete structure and natural ambience, in line with our mandate of holistic development. An atmosphere of community living prevails in FDDI campuses. The fervor with which every festival and social event is celebrated is a reflection of the close bonding in the FDDI community. Fashion Shows organized by FDDI are very popular. The sports and cultural activities in all the campuses ensure the overall grooming of the students. All FDDI campuses are equipped with Wi-Fi Internet connectivity and gigabytes optic fibre backbone with hi-speed lease line connectivity that provides student, anytime and anywhere an easy access to communication highway.
The campuses are spread over 10-20 acres and has brilliant structure with a lush green cover. Powerful beams of light and strong shadows create a dramatic and serene ambience that has inspired generations of students to achieve excellence while retaining humility.
Two more new campuses of the FDDI are also being established at Patna and Hyderabad so that the mismatch of the trained manpower requirement in this sector is balanced and critical support to the Industry in the area of Design, Technology and Management is provided through which industries can become more competitive, in terms of Design, Cost, Quality and Delivery Time, in the global market.
Besides workshops equipped with state of art machineries and equipments, Classrooms, Hostel, Internationals Design Studio, Library, Computer Centre, Internationals Testing Centre the institute also having International Museum (a unique centre), Common Facility Centre (to help the industry) and Display centre (which is showcase for international buyers)
Besides ample air-conditioned classrooms, technical workshops equipped with modern state-of-art machineries, it has conference halls, seminar halls, auditorium, open-air theatre, computer labs, and the library along with fully furnished separate Girls & Boys Hostel, which makes FDDI campuses the most modern and world class institute in its own area.
INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITIES
The classrooms at FDDI are made not only to just create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning but in a sense to nurture the quest for knowledge that the students possess. All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with all modern teaching aids. These include electronic media such as multimedia notebooks, LCD & O/H projectors, cordless microphones and speakers, etc. The audio-visual aids in the classroom include television and video players.
Intenational Testing Center (ITC)
The ITC is a state-of-the-art facility established under collaboration with PFI Germany. The centre specializes in testing of leather, leather products, footwear, footwear components, textile products & plastics. The ITC of FDDI is the only laboratory in India which has been ISO 17025 certified by DAkkS, Germany for testing of banned chemicals and safety footwear tests as per EN 344-1: 1993 norms. It has also been awarded the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 by Bureau Veritas.
The International Testing Centre has full-fledged Chemical and Physical Laboratories, where all kind of chemicals and physical tests like AZO, PCP; Formaldehyde etc. are performed within strict time schedules. The Physical laboratory was set up in collaboration with BALLY Switzerland under UNDP assistance. Chemical laboratory has been set up in technical collaboration with PFI, Germany and is a leading testing laboratory of Asia. Both the labs have a complement of state-of-art testing equipment, all calibrated to the most demanding Industry standards. The tests at the laboratory are conducted as per various standards depending on the customer’s requirement. Reliability and authenticity is the watchword at these centres. Students are trained in these labs regarding the methods and importance of various test prescribed internationally to ensure product quality and standards.
Our students get first hand training on the various testing requirements of the products, banned and hazardous chemicals and international norms in the International Testing Centre.
Information Technology Services Center (ITSC)
The Information Technology Services Center (ITSC) is well equipped in terms of personnel and facilities to provide IT related services to various departments of FDDI. The ITSC is offering centralized Email Services to all faculties & staff of various branches of FDDI and has a central repository of Data in the form of a Tier 2 Data Center with an uptime of 99.741%. The ITSC is served by two dedicated 5 Mbps leased line connectivity functioning in High Availability mode from one of the largest Internet Service Provider in India. The ITSC has a dedicated IT lab with a node capacity of 200, equipped with latest hardware and software. It is of notable importance to the faculties and students as they can access innumerable informative & educational sites from within the premises. The ITSC is providing Wireless Internet connectivity inside the campus, offering all-round Wi-Fi Internet access to students and staff round the clock. The Wi-Fi network provides network and Internet connectivity in every nook and corner of the campus that includes even the open theatre, garden and the lawns.
To give the students hands on training, FDDI has a well-equipped workshop with adequate number of latest machines and equipments. State-of-the art machines are available in the Cutting, Closing, Component, Lasting and Finishing Workshops. The International Design & CAD/CAM division at FDDI is equipped with most modern and sophisticated machineries and softwares such as - 2D & 3D CAD Systems, CAM Systems, NC Machining, Surface Modelling Systems etc. to nurture the world-class designers for the Industry.
The institute provides adequate library facility for the students. The library includes the air-conditioned reading hall, which has calm atmosphere so that the students can concentrate on their work. FDDI's library provides an exhaustive and unparalleled resource and information base specific to the Fashion, Design, Technology, Retail and Management related industry.
The library has excellent collection of Encyclopedias, latest national and international journals, magazines, more than 10 newspapers & other standard reading materials. It also has a wide collection of project reports and case studies and is accessible even on holidays.
SPORTS & RECREATION FACILITIES
The campus enjoys fully air-conditioned world-class Auditoriums. In addition to air-conditioning, it is also equipped with a ultra modern, professional level light and sound systems, Overhead LCD, recording system, spacious dais and solar lights etc. for lectures, discourses, conferences, company meetings, educational, cultural and recreational activities.
Hostel at FDDI offers spacious, hygienic and secure facilities both for boys & girls separately. The rooms are properly ventilated and provided with fans, tube lights and necessary furniture. Each student is provided with a cot, a chair, a table, and cupboard (locker). It has recreation rooms, colour T.V. set, music system, facilities like clean drinking water, generator power back up, dining halls and indoor games to enhance the physical activities of the students.
Rooms are well furnished and students are required only to bring their personal belongings (including bedding for all seasons). The Hostel Fee is to be paid at the beginning of each semester in advance. Moreover, the Hostel is offered on first-cum-first-serve basis. Fee once paid shall not be refunded. FDDI reserves rights to revise the Hostel Fee which will be applicable to all hostel inmates.
An innovative set-up with open-air seating, the Amphitheatre provides a platform for students to showcase their artistic and creative talents among other things. In the process, they get an opportunity to improve their public speaking abilities, enhance communication skills & develop their overall personality.
The campus has newly constructed Sports Complex inside the campus having Tennis, Basketball and Badminton Courts along with a Cafeteria, which is one of the most favourite place of students in evening time and weekend.
In campus, Canteen facility is available at FDDI, which provides healthy and hygienic food for students at reasonable rates. Adequate facilities are available to provide the students clean drinking water and to maintain the cleanliness and hygienic environment. In addition to the canteen FDDI has a cafeteria where students can get beverages and snacks of many varieties.
A committee consisting of staff and students is constituted to oversee the proper functioning of the Canteen and its upkeep.
STUDENT WELFARE SERVICES
The Institute will offer scholarship to the meritorious poor underprivileged student getting enrolled in the academic session 2014-15 as per the guidelines of the Institute.
Ragging is strictly prohibited in FDDI. Any form of Ragging, violating the civil code of conduct, is a criminal offence attracting penal action. Anyone indulging in inhuman Ragging is dealt with severely. As per the Supreme Court’s direction the Institute lodges FIR in Police Station against the defaulter students immediately after receiving any complaint. An anti ragging committee is functional at all the campuses of FDDI. The students found guilty of Ragging will be expelled from the Institute.
Extra Curricular Activities
The importance of Extracurricular Activities in the Institute premises is well established which has a deep impact in nurturing student’s talent. These activities exist to complement the Institute's academic curriculum. Student involvement in any activity positively affects student learning and development.
Extracurricular Activities provides a setting to become involved and to interact with other students, thus leading to increased learning and enhanced development on a continuous basis.
Various in-campus or out-campus activities like Games, Language Classes, Inter Department Competitions, Band, Fashion Shows, augment the student's educational experience.