FDDI Chennai Campus

The Institute

Footwear Design & Development Institute was established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

FDDI, Chennai Campus is located at Irungattukottai near SIPCOT Footwear and Component Park, 40 minutes drive from Chennai. The most appealing campus area spread over 15 acres, located in calm and serene lake view which is surrounding with the ancient state of art cities like Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Sriperumbudur. The campus having a built-up area of more than 4 lakhs sq. Ft including Admin Block, workshop building, Retail Block, Resource centre, Boys and Girls Hostel and with the Staff quarters. An excellent infrastructure and modern facilities of the campus, assists in conducting the various academic programmes. The Institute have a wide and pleasant separate building for resource centre which encourage the students to spend more time in library to make space for quality learning and aid towards the freshness of mind. A hi-tech computer lab and the Design Studio, well furnished and centrally air-conditioned building, for class rooms and lecture halls, latest multimedia audio-video, educational support for teaching and a fully well equipped auditorium. The Campus is equipped with International Testing Laboratory which is an icon of FDDI Chennai.


The programme includes creative workshops, professional interactions and Industrial training programs along with academic curriculum, thus initiating students to equip themselves to industrial standard in related careers. There are different type of courses in Bachelor degree course and Master degree courses in different programme like.

FDDI Chennai has three departments active as below:
  • Footwear Design & Production
  • Fashion Design
Bachelors Degree Programmes - 4 Years (8 Semesters)
1 B.Des (Footwear Design & Production) 60
2 B.Des (Fashion Design) 60
Masters Degree Programmes - 2 Years (4 Semesters)
1 M.Des (Footwear Design & Production) 60


  • Boys 350
  • Girls 200
FDDI Chennai Hostel

A Green & Clean Campus creates best minds. The clean and well-maintained infrastructure facilities of our fully furnished hostel make the best of educational experience with provides the best accommodation facilities for students to feel home away from home.


The institute’s focus on creativity, innovation, leadership, teamwork and the global business climate is reflected in its record for 100%placement for all its graduates.

The Corporate Relations & Placement Department plays a key role in counselling and guiding the students of the Institute for their successful career. It is a crucial interface for the students between the stages of completion of academic programme of studies and entry into the professional world. The department also coordinates various activities related to the placement of the students along with the Industry Internship.

The placement service operates year round to facilitate contacts between companies and students. The teams, other activities include career counselling by trained professionals, organizing interview skills, workshops and development of effective resumes, holding seminars & events and updating of pedagogy through market research. So far FDDI has been able to achieve a very high placement record. The Institute will ensure that equal opportunity is provided for final placement to all the students graduating from all FDDI campuses.

List of some of the major companies who have employed our students follows.

Reputed National and Multinational companies like Nike, Adidas, Puma, Reliance Retail, Landmark Group etc.., all students secure job of

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