FDDI CHANDIGARH CAMPUS
Footwear Design & Development Institute was established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
Chandigarh campus is known for academic excellence and disciplined campus environment. Institute is enriched in associations with industry and academic fraternity in north India. Frequent academic & cultural activities develop the professional acumen in the scholars. Chandigarh campus is privileged to be one of the most preferred campuses of FDDI. Besides ample air-conditioned classrooms, technical workshops equipped with modern state-of-art machineries, it has conference halls, seminar halls, auditorium, ITSC, Design Studio, CAD-CAM lab and the Digital library along with fully furnished separate Girls & Boys Hostels. This makes FDDI Chandigarh Campus a most modern and world class campus.
Campus has very prominent location advantage. Proximity to most advanced urban and industrial locations like Chandigarh/Mohali gives market exposures to students for real time Market Research. Students undertake the opportunity of internships & industrial visits at close industrial areas like Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Baddi & Delhi. To view the video clip about FDDI Chandigarh Campus, Please click on https://youtu.be/ht7xaIJcMWM.
Message from Center In-charge
Dr. Avinash Bajpai
Center In-charge, FDDI Chandigarh
“We cherish the joy of imparting quality education and shaping the careers of sharp minds. Our mission is to develop our students with a difference. Enhancing Conceptual learnings and professional skills are key objectives of the institution. Excellent academic team with modern labs and infra makes the job easy.” Be ambitious be at FDDI Chandigarh.
Video Message from Center In-charge.
AVAILABLE COURSES AT FDDI CHANDIGARH
The programme includes creative workshops, theoretical courses, case studies plus meetings with professionals’ thus initiating students in the specificities of Fashion related careers. There are different type of courses like Bachelors degree course and Masters degree courses in different programs like.
- Footwear Design & Production
- Fashion Design
- Retail & Fashion Merchandise
||NAME OF PROGRAM
||NO. OF SEATS
|Bachelors Degree Programmes - 4 Years (8 Semesters)
||B.Des (Footwear Design & Production)
||B.Des (Fashion Design)
|Bachelors Degree Programmes - 3 Years (6 Semesters)
||BBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)
|Masters Degree Programmes - 2 Years (4 Semesters)
||MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise)
VISUAL MERCHANDISING (VM) LABORATORY- RETAIL & FASHION MERCHANDISE
The Visual Merchandising (VM) Laboratory is a versatile facility at FDDI equipped with flexible retail display systems that allows the space to be transformed to different merchandising formats to simulate actual retail space. This facility provides a realistic and dynamic environment for both trainers and learners to apply VM principles in practice, explore VM solutions and experiment new applications. The VM Laboratory serves to:
- Provide a holistic and integrated learning & training environment.
- Blend classroom concept learning & hands-on application in a simulated retail space.
- Provide learners with robust & applicable skills in their workplace.
- Enhance the skills set & competency of the retail workforce.
- Allow learners & trainers to explore, experiment & experience different VM applications.
- Support the training & business needs of Retailers.
The lab is also useful for a range of retail skills training including fashion, customer service, selling skills and many others.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF LAB.
Message of In-charge, Department of Retail Management
“The School of Retail and Fashion Merchandise offers Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Retail and Fashion Merchandise. The Indian Retail industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in our country and also a major employment contributor in India. Retail industry in India is expected to grow to US$ 1.3 trillion by 2025 and contributes 11 % to GDP. There are several international and domestic business enterprises who have invested in Indian retail.” - Ms. Manika Verma
WORKSHOPS OF FOOTWEAR DESIGNING & PRODUCTION
FDDI Chandigarh has dedicated workshops/labs for complete practical exposers for its students as per the industry norms. The campus has a well-equipped workshops & labs with adequate number of latest machines & equipment. State-of-the-art machines are available in the Cutting, Closing, Component, Lasting & Finishing Workshops for footwear design & production and pattern making.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE DEPARTMENT.
Message of HoD, Department of Footwear Designing & Production
"The School of Footwear Design and Production, in existence from its inception (i.e. 1986), is dedicated for development and growth of the sector and is having global recognition for nurturing high end professionals and extending international level for consultancy support to the sector, in the niche area of Footwear Design, Production and Management." - Mr. Ajay Sahay
WORKSHOPS FOR LEATHER GOODS & ACCESSORIES DESIGN
The department seeks to combine excellence in education with service to the industry. The students here are exposed to international and national projects to get high exposure in both industries with ease. We believe in delivering quality education with high exposure to students so that department’s each and every step contributes to their immense growth and bright future.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE DEPARTMENT.
Message of HoD, Department of Leather Goods & Accessories Design
"LGAD Department’s reliance is on knowledge and experience, both. We want our students to grow and learn at the same time gain industrial experience with the fundamental educational principles." - Ms. Arti Singh
WORKSHOPS FOR FASHION DESIGN
Fashion Design provides the conceptual knowledge and garment making skills required to transform creative vision into compelling fashion statements.
Our Labs are well equipped with International standard’s machines and equipment’s which provide practical exposure of fashion industry to our students.
VIRTUAL TOUR OF LAB.
Message of HoD, Department of Fashion Design
"Establishing yourself in Fashion field creates an elite member of rewarding and prominent industry. Fashion Design is a career path with no limits." - Ms. Gauri Bhatia
- Fashion Designer
- Fashion Illustrator
- Textile Designer
- Fashion Merchandiser
- Fashion Buyer
- Fashion Consultant
- Fashion Stylist
- Visual Merchandiser
- Fashion Photographer
- Fashion Blogger, etc."
HI-TECH COMPUTER LAB (ITSC) & CAD/CAM LAB
The computer center (ITSC) is well equipped with state-of-the-art computing resources to cater the needs of the academic as well as administrative activities of the FDDI. The center has adequate infrastructure and is working round the clock throughout the year.
The salient features of the center are newest servers, storage, latest designing software’s, more than 100 latest computers, more than 10 laser printers, video conference facility, technically competent software and hardware professionals.
The center has fiber optic based wired and Wi-Fi based wireless local area network interconnecting nodes throughout the campus. Center is also outfitted with Windows Server for better communication and interconnection at internal and external level. All the faculty members, staff and students have been provided with latest laptops/desktop computers with provision to access LAN, Internet etc.
Fast speed Internet access is available with the help of dedicated lease line. Internet facility is made available to the staff, students and training participants for external communication and for global exposure to designing. Use of internet is closely monitored by a powerful Unified Threat Management appliances fulfilling the norms of Ministry of Communication and I.T.
RESOURCEFUL LIBRARY/DIGITAL LIBRARY
FDDI Chandigarh Campus has a library with books from all over the world. The library subscribes to Indian and foreign journals and magazines. The Institute provides adequate library facility for the students. The library includes the air-conditioned reading hall, Wi-Fi facility and has calm atmosphere so that the students can concentrate on their work. The Library provides various collections of books, other printed materials, and in some cases special materials such as manuscripts, newspapers and other sources of information of the Fashion Design, Leather Technology, Retail and related industry.
It is equipped with resources and facilities for study, research, self-improvement and leisure through e-books, published material and electronic media.
All round development is essential for any educational institution and FDDI Chandigarh is committed towards providing a variety of sports and recreational facilities to its students. The campus have indoor sport complex within the campus having table tennis, badminton courts etc. The institutes also conduct regular yoga and meditation classes as well as organize the sport’s weak in each semester.
The campus has air-conditioned well equipped classrooms, technical workshops equipped with modern state-of-art machineries. It has conference halls, seminar halls, ITSC, CAD/CAM lab and the Digital library, which makes the campus the most modern and world class institute in its own area. All classrooms are in Administrative Building. All Classroom 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.
HOSTEL CAPACITY AT THE CAMPUS
Hostel at FDDI Chandigarh Campus offers spacious, hygienic and secure facility. The rooms are properly ventilated and provided with fans, tube lights and necessary furniture. Each student is provided a cot, a chair, a table, and cupboard (locker).
Rooms are well furnished and students are required to bring only their personal belongings (including bedding for all seasons). Moreover, the hostel is offered on first-cum-first serve basis.
Safety & Security
Complete premise of FDDI, Chandigarh is fully secured with 24x7 manual and electric surveillance. It’s neat and clean, “safe as house” arrangement provides complete “peace of mind” to its’ residents.
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