Admission Process


Candidates are required to fill the Registration Form Online as per the instructions mentioned and upload the requisite documents at the time of Registration. A candidate has to make an online payment of Rs. 500 against the registration.

Payments of application fee (Rs. 500/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards/internet banking. The bank and/or transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the candidate.


1 Launch of Admission Prospectus / Online application for AIST 16/01/2020
2 Last date of Online submission of application for AIST 25/07/2020
3 Display of Result/ Merit List 06/08/2020
4 Launch of Online Counselling portal for Choice Submission and Counselling Fee Submission 06/08/2020 to 19/08/2020
5 Display of Allotted Seat for Admission 2020 (Counselling Round-I) 21/08/2020
6 Last Date for Balance Fee Submission (Ist Semester) 31/08/2020


A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes will be conducted at 31 cities:

Examination Centers

The candidate may select only ONE city for the examination. No request for change in examination center will be entertained at any stage.

Note :Please note that FDDI reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres mentioned. In such a case, an alternate centre, which is locationally and administratively convenient, will be allotted. Candidates may e-mail: admission@fddiindia.com for related queries.

Procedure for Admission through Counseling

Admissions will be made strictly on merit basis (Rank-wise) and counseling. The programme & campus will be awarded to the candidates on the basis of their rank in AIST 2020 and preference. Successful candidates will be called for the counseling in order of their rank based on aggregate score in All India Selection Test (AIST) 2020.

A candidate who is allotted a seat will be required to pay an amount of Rs. 25,000/- at the time of counseling /admission to reserve the seat. This includes Rs. 10,000/- (Non Refundable) as Registration Fee + Rs 15,000/- as Advance Fee to be adjusted against the balance fee.

The Registration Charges shall not be refunded in case of withdrawal of admission. The candidates will be given ten working days from the date of reserving his seat to deposit the balance fee.


India is one of the most preferred destinations for education and learning for many countries, and FDDI has always encouraged active participation from students of all regions across the globe. For decades FDDI has attracted pool of talents and helped them nurture their dreams and spread the knowledge gained during this learning process. Dynamic curriculum, extensive infrastructural facilities and support for learning gives the right environment for professional knowledge and grooming of students.

Criteria for NRI/ Foreign Students:Overseas candidate applying for admission into Bachelor & Master programmes have to fill the registration form available at the Institute’s website. Such students may attend interview process online.

Person of Indian Origin (PIO) : A person of Indian origin possessing foreign citizenship (except that of Pakistan and Bangladesh) without ‘NRI’ status, who holds a foreign passport at the time of application, consideration for admission and during the period of his/her study, he/she or anyone/both of his/her parents or anyone/both of his/her grandparents is (or was)/are (or were) citizen(s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Sec. 2(b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955).

Non Resident Indian (NRI) : NRI is a candidate who is a child/ ward of the person who has NRI status as defined under section 6 of the Income Tax Act 1961. Also, an individual is defined as Non-Resident when he is 'not a resident' of India or who is 'not ordinarily a resident' of India. A person is treated as 'not ordinarily resident' when any of the following conditions is satisfied:

  • • If he/she has not been a resident of India for nine out of ten preceding years.
  • OR;

  • • If he/she has not ordinarily been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.

Only a person who is a NRI himself/herself may seek admission and no other candidate without NRI status would be eligible. Admission under this category shall be made on the basis of merit. If any or all seats from the NRI quota remain unfilled, the resulting vacancy shall be filled on merit of the applicants for admission.

10% seats are reserved in each programme for NRI / Industry-Sponsored will be offered only to the candidates meeting the above mentioned criteria on the merit basis of their performance in the scheduled interview. The vacant seats under NRI / Industry-Sponsored category will not be offered to any regular candidate.

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