The Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) has been rated No.1 institute in a nationwide survey conducted by Competition Success Review ‘India’s Best 'B' Schools 2013’ under the category of Other Promising B-Schools in India and Other Sectorwise Promising B-Schools in India for Retail Management.
Competition Success Review (CSR) - a prominent general knowledge magazine has earned the status as the foremost youth magazine in the country and is a "leader for the last four decades".
“Today, we are very glad to have emerged as one of the best B-Schools in the country. We will strive to raise the bar to unprecedented standards and to do even better by raising standards, improving in terms of quality, infrastructure & trained faculty required for imparting quality education through all our eight campuses located in the country.”
- Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI
FDDI has bagged the number one position in the nationwide survey conducted by CSR in its November 2013 issue.
Elated with this development, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI said, “Today, we are very glad to have emerged as one of the best B-Schools in the country. We will strive to raise the bar to unprecedented standards and to do even better by raising standards, improving in terms of quality, infrastructure & trained faculty required for imparting quality education through all our eight campuses located in the country.”
The ranking was done on the basis of 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.
The study conducted for said ranking also included the institute's potential for future growth, leadership, governance of the institute, retention of faculty and quality of the students and faculty.
Though satisfied, the Managing Director felt there is scope for improvement. “Our efforts would be in the direction to makes this Institute the world leader in the field of fashion, design, technology & retail management,” added Mr. Lakhara.
FDDI campuses at Noida, Fusatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Chhindwara, Jodhpur and Guna creates a dramatic and serene ambience in line with Institute's mandate of holistic development.
The various professional programmes offered at FDDI have been designed keeping in mind the conceptual grounding as well as the practical know-how requirements of the industry. The programme structure is designed by Industry experts as well as renowned academicians to allow the proper infusion of theoretical rigour as well as the application part of it. The curriculum is updated under the guidance of Professionals from relevant Industry/Academia. The syllabi followed are based on the needs of the Industry.
FDDI exclusively is creating an intellectually sound and professionally skilled manpower to match the emerging global environment in the business and trade. The exclusivity of FDDI's programmes lies in rendering contemporary pedagogy, training and research and is well co-opted with the specialized requirements of the Indian Industry emphasizing special skill and knowledge enhancement. Henceforth, FDDI has always been successful in fulfilling the dreams of young aspiring students by placing them in their dream companies.
The Institute has been riding on a sound reputation in the corporate sector. It is the placement options, unique teaching methods, various services offered to the industries and credibility that form its USP.
The Institute has an impeccable track record of 100% placement for all its pass outs in major Multinational and Indian companies. FDDI alumni include VP's and CEO's of some of the renowned companies. FDDI students have been placed globally in countries like USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc.