The Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) which is playing a pivotal role towards bridging the skill gap of the Footwear, Leather, Fashion, Retail & Management Sector with the motto 'Dedication to Excellence’ has established its footprints worldwide.
Adding another feather in its already decorated cap, the FDDI through consistent efforts made in the last 3 to 4 years has achieved the top position in the "All India Best B- School Survey- 2013" conducted by the leading ‘Business & Management Chronicle’ magazine in its December 2012/ January 2013 issue.
"At the advent of the New Year, FDDI has proved its relative strength on the education landscape by obtaining top position in the "All India Best B- School Survey- 2013" conducted by the leading ‘Business & Management Chronicle’ magazine which also motivates us to raise the bar to unprecedented standards in distributing the most gifted wealth of education."
- Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI
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Business Management Chronicle, December 2012/ January 2013 issue
Elated with this development, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI said, "At the advent of the New Year, FDDI has proved its relative strength on the education landscape by obtaining top position in the "All India Best B- School Survey- 2013" conducted by the leading ‘Business & Management Chronicle’ magazine which also motivates us to raise the bar to unprecedented standards in distributing the most gifted wealth of education."
Besides this, FDDI has already been rated No. 1 institute by CSR- GHRDC B-School Survey 2012 under the category ‘Other Eminent And Well-known B Schools in India’ and also ranked No.1 in Retail Management under the category ‘Other Sectorwise Promising B Schools in India’ second time in a row.
POSITION SECURED IN THE SURVEY:
FDDI is rated as A+++ and shared the position with top institutes like IIMs, IITs & XLRI;
FDDI is rated on top amongst the 10 B - Schools in Delhi & NCR;
FDDI is rated as top college offering ‘Sector-Specific Courses’ (Footwear & Retail);
FDDI is amongst the top 10 colleges in terms of placements.
FDDI campuses located at Noida, Fursatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Chhindwara, Rohtak, Jodhpur and Guna are spread over a sprawling area of more than 10 acres with lush green lawns, fully Wi-Fi campuses, modern lecture theatres, state-of-the-art air conditioned labs, world-class auditorium, air-conditioned library etc. Separate modern hostel accommodation for boys and girls are also available with separate dining hall and common rooms at these campuses.
At FDDI, theoretical knowledge coupled with practical realities through extensive field work captures the essence of versatility. In short, FDDI reflects an aura of global diligence, flavored with an aroma of local realities, which is always ready to nurture a passion.
"Our focused approaches are yielding results and we look forward to take the Institute from strength to strength in the years to come," added Mr. Lakhara.
The Institute gives ardent importance to skill and competency development of faculty and staff which continues to be one of the major priorities of FDDI apart from other human resource management activities and processes.
"Achievement like this encourages us to strive and do even better to cater to the needs of the students who are pursuing professional programme at FDDI," further added Mr. Lakhara.
The ranking was done on the basis of quantitative as well as qualitative factors and parameters relate to infrastructure, curriculum, faculty, pedagogy, industry interface, alumni, research, fee structure, hostel facility and the campus placements which included domestic as well as international as per the data provided by the institutes & validated by the B&M Chronicle Survey team. A physical survey was also done by the B&M Chronicle Survey team to verify the given information & data by the concerned institutes.
The Business & Management Chronicle magazine rated FDDI as A+++ and shared the position with top institutes like IIMs, IITs & XLRI and is rated on top amongst the 10 B - Schools in Delhi & NCR.
The magazine also illustrates that FDDI is also amongst the top 10 colleges in terms of placements besides being rated as top college offering Sector-Specific Courses (Footwear & Retail).
The ranking will immensely help the students who are in the decisive phase of choosing the right B-School in the form of FDDI and to understand the benefit of pursuing a professional programme at this globally acclaimed Institute.
FDDI has a distinct presence not only in higher education, but, also in the spheres of Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development and Training of Active Industry Professionals.
The syllabi, training software and teaching materials of FDDI are prepared by the renowned international experts and organizations such as Southfields College-UK, PFI-Germany & senior professors of IIM- Ahmedabad and FMS-New Delhi.
The Institute's strong alliance with leading international institution / organization such as LDT, Nagold-Germany, ARS Sutoria-Italy, University of Pirmasens & PFI-Germany etc. ensures international level of training in the campus and extends the scope of Student / Faculty exchange programme.
Reputed National and Multinational companies visit FDDI for campus interviews every year. So far FDDI has been able to achieve a 100% job placement record. All students secure job offers before they complete their programme at FDDI. FDDI alumni include VP’s and CEO’s of some of the renowned companies.
The global firms have offered roles to the candidates in their India offices as well as in international locations such as USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc.
The Institute has been riding on a sound reputation in the corporate sector. It is the placement opportunities, unique teaching methods, & research in the specified area makes FDDI a unique institute & the same is even recognized by the leading ‘Business & Management Chronicle’ magazine.