AIST 2020 NOTIFICATION

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.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ADMISSIONS 2020

SR.NODETAILSDATE
1Launch of Admission Prospectus / Online application for AIST16-01-20
2Last date of Online submission of application for AIST15-04-20
3Availability of open window for editing forms16/04/2020 to 17/04/2020
4Availability of Admit cards30-04-20
5Entrance exam Date24-05-20
6Merit list display on www.fddiindia.com05-06-20
7Dates of Counseling-2020June end 2020
8Last date of fee submission15-07-20
9Date of Reporting at the Alloted Campus01-08-20

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates are expected to possess good communication skills in English. It is recommended that the candidates should have good command in written and spoken English language as the same may help the candidates to improve their performance in the entrance test and interviews for on-board placement which are conducted in English only, in comprehending the programme taught and also getting placements.

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES (B.DES. / BBA)

A candidate who has passed, :- a) 10+2, in any stream, from any recognized Board; or b) any School or Board or University examination in India or in foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 system; or c) School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects; or d) All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved three –years full time Diploma after Class X offered by Board of Technical Education of any state or Union territory;

A candidate who has appeared for any examination as mentioned above, and whose result has not been declared at the time of admission, shall be eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor’s Programmes and such candidate, if selected, shall be granted provisional admission and shall be required to submit the result of the requisite examination on or before the 30th day of September 2020 to the Admission In Charge where the admission has been granted, failing which the candidate’s admission may be cancelled and entire fee will be forfeited. Such candidates have to produce proof of having appeared for the examination during the Counseling process of FDDI programmes.

The age limit for the Bachelor’s programme shall be 25 years as on the 1st July 2020.

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES (M.DES./ MBA)

Master of Design (M.Des.) in Footwear Design & Production: A Bachelor’s Degree in Footwear/Leather Goods/Design/ Fashion/Fine arts/ Architecture/ Engineering/ Production / Technology

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Retail & Fashion Merchandise : A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline

A candidate who has appeared in any examination for any of the degree referred to under clause (A) & clause (B) and whose result has not been declared at the time of admission, shall be eligible to apply for admission to the Master’s Programmes and such candidate, if selected, shall be granted provisional admission and shall be required to submit the result of the requisite examination on or before the 30th day of September 2020 to the Admission In Charge where the admission has been granted, failing which the candidate’s admission may be cancelled and entire fee will be forfeited. Such candidates have to produce proof of having appeared for the final examination during the Counseling process of FDDI programmes.

Age Limit for Master Degree programmes (M.Des./ MBA): No Age limit

ADMISSION PROCEDURE – INDIAN APPLICANTS

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.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE – NRI/ FOREIGN APPLICANTS

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.
  • 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.

LIST OF EXAMINATION CENTRES

A Paper Based Test (PBT) for all Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) Programmes will be conducted on 24th May 2020 at 31 cities.

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

S.NoLIST OF EXAMINATION CITIES
1Ankleshwar (FDDI Campus)
2Agra
3Ahmedabad
4Bengaluru
5Bhopal
6Chandigarh (FDDI Campus)
7Chhindwara (FDDI Campus)
8Chennai (FDDI Campus)
9Chennai
10Dehradun
11Delhi
12Fursatganj (FDDI Campus)
13Guna (FDDI Campus)
14Gwalior
15Hyderabad (FDDI Campus)
16Indore
17Jaipur
18Jodhpur (FDDI Campus)
19Jamshedpur
20Kochi
21Kolkata
22Kanpur
23Lucknow
24Noida (FDDI Campus)
25Pune
26Patna (FDDI Campus)
27Ranchi
28Raipur
29Rohtak (FDDI Campus)
30Vishakhapatnam
31Mumbai

PROGRAMMES OFFERED & SEAT STRUCTURE

LIST OF PROGRAMMES OFFERED IN 2020

  1. Master of Design (M.Des.) in Footwear Design & Production (FDP)
  2. Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Retail & Fashion Merchandise (RFM)
  3. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Footwear Design & Production (FDP)
  4. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Fashion Design (FD)
  5. Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Leather Goods & Accessories Design (LGAD)
  6. BBA in Retail & Fashion Merchandise (RFM)

SEAT STRUCTURE

PROGRAMMES OFFERED FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2020-21

Regular Seat Matrix for the Academic Session 2020-21

Sr.
No. 
CampusB.DES (FDP) FDDI Noida CampusB.DES (FD) FDDI Fursatganj CampusB.DES (LGAD) FDDI Chennai CampusBBA (RFM) FDDI Kolkata CampusM.DES (FDP) FDDI Rohtak CampusMBA (RFM) FDDI Jodhpur CampusTOTAL
1NOIDA757575807580460
2FURSATGANJ100100200
3CHENNAI75757575300
4KOLKATA7575100250
5ROHTAK100100200
6JODHPUR75100175
7CHHINDWARA6060120
8GUNA6060120
9ANKLESHWAR7575150
10PATNA6060100100320
11HYDERABAD7575756060345
12CHANDIGARH7575606060330
13Total9059303853001503002970
Total PG Seats450
Total UG Seats2520
Total2970

NRI/ Sponsored Seat Matrix for the Academic Session 2020-21

Sr. No. CampusB.DES (FDP) FDDI
Noida Campus
B.DES (FD) FDDI
Fursatganj Campus
B.DES (LGAD) FDDI
Chennai Campus
BBA (RFM) FDDI
Kolkata Campus
M.DES (FDP) FDDI
Rohtak Campus
MBA (RFM) FDDI
Jodhpur Campus
TOTAL
1NOIDA77787844
2FURSATGANJ101020
3CHENNAI777728
4KOLKATA771024
5ROHTAK101020
6JODHPUR71017
7CHHINDWARA6612
8GUNA6612
9ANKLESHWAR7714
10PATNA66101032
11HYDERABAD7776633
12CHANDIGARH7766632
13 Total879037301430288
Total UG Seats 244
Total PG Seats44
Total288

Note :FDDI reserves the right to change the campus and / or programme of a student if the enrolment for that specific program at the campus is less than 10 students. Subsequently student will be required to pay fee and other charges as applicable for that specific campus and / or programme.

How to Apply

FOR ADMISSIONS 2020, CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION FOR ALL INDIA SELECTION TEST (AIST) 2020.

How to Fill the Online Application form

Candidates are required to apply online through website: https://applyadmission.net/fddi2019 They can access this website also through the ‘Admissions 2020 – Apply Now!’ banner on the homepage of official website of FDDI (https://www.fddiindia.com)

(Entries in the application form shall be required to be filled only in English.)

Submission of Application Form

Step By Step guidelines for applying online may be referred for the purpose. The prospectus is available at FDDI website www.fddiindia.com free of cost. The application fee of Rs. 500/- has to be paid through online payment gateway only. Candidates have to pay this amount for Bachelor / Master Programme he / she applies for.

Mode of Payment of application fee: Credit Cards/Debit Cards/Internet banking Payments of application fee (Rs. 500/-) can be made through credit cards/debit cards. The bank and/or transaction charges on the application fee will be borne by the candidate.
Candidates are advised to keep a printout/photocopy of Application Form for further reference along with proof of payment.

Last Date to Apply online :15th April 2020.

Window to Edit/ Update Application Form

Prior to making the payment candidate can edit/amend the information in the online application. Once the payment has been made by the candidate he/she will not be allowed to change/modify any information by the system. However, candidates will be given an opportunity to review and correct their personal information (changing the City of Examination is not permitted) in the application form from 16th April 2020 till 17th April 2020.
Application fee already paid will not be refunded in case the application is found not eligible for admissions to FDDI after editing / updating of the application form.
It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to provide correct information during the application process. At any stage if it is found that the information provided by the candidate is not true, FDDI has the right to cancel his/her candidature. Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the management and employees of the institute will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.
After closing the window to edit the application form, the information filled up in the application form will not be changed at any stage. Therefore, candidates/guardians are advised to fill-up the application form with due diligence.

STEP BY STEP PROCESS TO FILL ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

STEP 1:

New Candidate to Create Log In (New Log In)

  • New Candidate to visit the website: https://applyadmission.net/fddi2019 and click : Fresh Candidate to create Log In (New Log In)
  • Fill the details to register for any programme. You must have a valid email ID for applying online.
  • Press the button “Submit”. Once the information filled here will not be changed.
  • The confirmation for the registration will also be sent on your email entered.
  • Note: Kindly note the Email-ID and Date of birth as filled by you will be used to login to the website to fill the online application form.

Essential Documents to be made ready

  • Before starting to fill up the on-line application, keep ready with you the following details / documents / Information
  • Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for at least 1 year)
  • Personal and Educational qualification details
  • Caste / Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC / ST/ OBC candidate)
  • Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities
  • Image of scanned photograph in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB
  • Image of scanned signature in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 50 KB
  • Debit / Credit Card details in case making online payment.

STEP 2:

Already Logged In candidate log in to complete the process of filling online application form (Log In to your account)

Already Logged In Candidate to visit the website : https://applyadmission.net/fddi2019 and login by clicking Already Logged In Candidate (CLICK HERE) to Complete Process On clicking Already Logged In Candidate (CLICK HERE) to Complete Process (Log In to your account) page will appear which will have buttons indication 4 actions which are to be completed for submission of online application form: 1. Fill Application 2. Uploading image (Photograph and Signature) 3. Make Payment 4. Print Application

Action 1: Fill Application (Click on the button to fill application form)

Fill the details on the online application form. Since your eligibility will be screened based on the information furnished by you, you are required to exercise sufficient care to correctly furnish the details of your Qualification, etc.

While filling the application form online, please save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”.

In case you wish to edit any information you can do that by log in again using Email-ID and Date of birth and after editing the information, make sure to save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”.

Action 2: Uploading images

Upload Photograph – Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture. Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white background, and has no harsh shadows. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen. Also, ensure that both ears are visible in the picture. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face. The image should only be in .jpg or .jpeg format. Size of file should be not be more than 50 kb.

Upload Signature –Sign on white paper with Black ink pen and scan it. Please scan the signature area only and not the entire page and ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50 kb. Please note that this signature would appear on the Admit Card, and if it does not match the signature on the answer sheet at the time of the written test and at the time of Interview, the candidature will be cancelled. The image should only be in .jpg or .jpeg format. Size of file should not be more than 50 kb

Action 3: Make Payment

Payment through Debit Card / Credit Card: Keep the Debit Card / Credit Card Details handy.

In case you wish to change the category, click button “Home” and then click button “Action 1: Fill Application” so that the application form will be opened. After editing the information, make sure to save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”. Now click button “Home” and then click button “Action 3: Make Payment” and proceed for the payment.

Note :Once the payment has been made through Debit/Credit Card or Demand Draft; you will not be allowed to change/modify any information.

Action 4: Print Application

Candidate can view the by clicking the button “Action 4: Print Application” and can take print out of the same for their record.

On correctly following the above steps, you would have completed the application process.

STEP 3:

Download (Print) the Admit Card

On the basis of information given in the FDDI Application Form, Admit Card of provisionally eligible candidates will be available for download from website: https://applyadmission.net/fddi2019 from 15th May 2019 (1300 hrs) onwards.

Download Admit Card – On the due date for Admit Card, re-login to the website: https://applyadmission.net/fddi2019 A link for downloading Admit Card for written test, containing the details of the centre/venue for the examination, etc., will be available.

Print Admit Card – Take a printout of the admit card. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the Written Test Venue without a valid Admit Card.
NOTE: The admit card for written test will NOT be sent by post or email. Candidates are advised to regularly check FDDI website for updates.

Examination Process

Examination Process ( for all programmes)

All eligible candidates are required to go through an examination process. Based on their choice of city, all eligible candidates will have to appear for the written entrance examination at the Examination Centres opted by them. The written entrance examination is designed to test the knowledge, skill and aptitude of the candidates for the programme opted.

Note :Candidates appearing in final year exam shall be provisionally allowed to appear in FDDI entrance examination. However, such candidates are required to submit mark sheet of final year at the time of admission. In case candidates fail in the final year exams, their admission shall be cancelled.

Marking Scheme for AIST 2020

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES

SectionDescriptionNo of QuestionsMarks per questionMax Marks
AQuantitative Aptitude25250
BVerbal Ability – Sub-Component (Comprehension )10220
CVerbal Ability – Sub-Component (Grammar, Usage, etc )30130
DGeneral Awareness50150
EBusiness Aptitude Test15230
FBusiness Aptitude Test20120
   TOTAL   200

MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES

SectionDescriptionNo of QuestionsMarks per questionMax Marks
AQuantitative Aptitude25250
BEnglish Comprehension & Analytical Ability50150
CGeneral Knowledge & Current Affairs50150
DManagement Aptitude Test 50150
TOTAL175200

Reservation & Exemption

  • Institute reserves 15% seats for Scheduled Caste (SC) and 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribe (ST) and 27% seats for OBC (Non Creamy) candidates respectively in each programme for regular seats.
  • 3% seats are reserved for differently abled candidates in each programme for regular seats as per the Persons with Disability Act 1995. Such candidates should submit the disability certificate issued by medical board notified by State / Central authority certifying their disability as 40% or more.
  • Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) as per MHRD office memorandum number 12-4/2019-UI dt. 17/01/2019.

Candidate applying under OBC quota has to satisfy the caste and creamy layer requirement details. National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) websites may be seen for reference :

http://www.ncbc.nic.in/backward-classes/index.html
http://www.ncbc.nic.in/html/creamylayer.html

Candidate applying under this OBC quota are to produce a Caste Certificate issued not before September 01, 2018 from the Competent Authority of the respective States/ Union Territories certifying that they don’t belong to the creamy layer. Failure to produce an appropriate certificate shall make the candidate ineligible.

The caste which is mentioned in the OBC document should find its mention in the central list of OBC available at the below mentioned links :

http://ncbc.nic.in/backward-classes/index.html

Note: FDDI reserves the right to change the campus and / or programme of a student if the enrolment for that specific program at the campus is less than 10 students. Subsequently student will be required to pay fee and other charges as applicable for that specific campus and / or programme.

Note: FDDI reserves the right to change the campus and / or programme of a student if the enrolment for that specific program at the campus is less than 10 students. Subsequently student will be required to pay fee and other charges as applicable for that specific campus and / or programme.

Sponsorship Criteria

ADMISSION UNDER SPONSORSHIP / NRI CATEGORY

Over and above the regular seats, 10% seats are reserved in each programme for NRI / Industry-Sponsored candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. The Candidate shall be interviewed and the selection shall be done on merit basis. NRI/ Industry sponsored candidates are required to pay twice the tuition fee in case of Noida campus & Hyderabad campus and 50% extra tuition fee for other campuses in addition to the other components of the fee.

Candidates may apply for admission under Industry Sponsored / NRI category on or after 25th June 2020.

Admission Under Sponsorship

Industry Sponsored candidates applying for admission into Bachelor & Master programmes have to fill the registration form available at the Institute website. Candidates applying in the sponsored category must submit a sponsorship certificate issued on the company letter head duly signed & stamped by the authorized person as per the format given below.

Specimen Of Sponsorship Certificate

The sponsoring company shall make arrangements for the placement of these Candidates.

Scholarships

Students from all FDDI campuses can apply for scholarships offered by government agencies as per their processes and eligibility criteria. FDDI does not offer any scholarship of its own. The institute only facilitates the process by processing/ forwarding scholarship applications of eligible students as per defined criteria.

Links to websites of popular scholarships availed by FDDI students in the past are enumerated below:

websites of popular scholarships availed by FDDI students

S.No.CampusName of the Scholarship schemeState Govt. / Central Govt. / Any otherWebsite link
1All CampusNational Scholarship PortalCentral Govt.https://scholarships.gov.in
2NoidaUP Govt. Scholarship SchemeState Govt.http://scholarship.up.nic.in
3NoidaMukhyamantri Medhavi Yojna, MP Govt. Scholarship SchemeState Govt.http://scholarshipportal.mp.nic.in/MedhaviChhatra/ Login/sLogin.aspx
4AnkleshwarMukhya Mantri Yuva Swavlamban Yojana (Gujarat state)State Govt.www.mysy.guj.nic.in
5AnkleshwarDigital Gujarat schemes (Gujarat state)State Govt.www.digitalgujarat.gov.in
6ChhindwaraPost Matric Scholarship MP- OBC/SC/STState Govt.https://scholarships.gov.ina>
7ChhindwaraPost Matric Scholarship MaharashtraState Govt.https://mahadbtmahait.gov.in/
8PatnaBihar Student Credit Card SchemeState Govt.https://www.7nishchay-yuvaupmission.bihar.gov.in/
9PatnaWest Bengal Tribal Development Co-Operative LtdState Govt.https://wb.gov.in/portal/web/guest/tribal-development
10JodhpurSocial Justice and Empowerment DepartmentState Govt.http://www.sje.rajasthan.gov.in
11FursatganjFee Reimbursement Cum Scholarship SchemeState Govt.http://scholarship.up.nic.in/
12GunaMP Scholarship MMVYState Govt.http://scholarshipportal.mp.nic.in/slogin.aspx? ReturnUrl=%2fHome.aspx
13RohtakSC SCHOLARSHIPState Govt.http://www.techeduhry.gov.in/scholarship-schemes
14RohtakOBC SCHOLARSHIPState Govt.http://hryscbcschemes.in/StaticPages/HomePage.aspx
15ChennaiPost Matric Scholarship scheme , ADI DRAVIDAR AND TRIBAL WELFARE (SC/ST/SCC SCHEME)State Govt.https://dept.adwscholarship.tn.gov.in/edst_adw/
16KolkataPrime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam RiflesCentral Govthttps://scholarships.gov.in
17KolkataPost Matric Scholarship Schemes MinoritiesState Govt.www.mponline.gov.in
18KolkataMerit-Cum-Means Scholarship for Professional and Technical CoursesState Govt.www.minorityaffairs.gov.in/
19KolkataMukhyamantri Nishchay Swayam Sahayata Bhata Yojana (MNSSBY)State Govt.https://www.7nishchay-yuvaupmission.bihar.gov.in/
20KolkataSant Nirankari Charitable FoundationOthershttps://nirankarifoundation.org/

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