Admissions Open

FOR 2018-19 Last Date 22nd April 2018

Admission Procedure 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 in both sponsored as well as non-sponsored categories.

3% seats are reserved for differently abled candidates in each programme 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.

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 :

Candidate applying under this quota are to produce a Caste Certificate issued not earlier than September 01, 2017 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 :

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.

EXEMPTION for MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise) only

Candidates who have appeared in any of the below mentioned Entrance Test shall be exempted from appearing in the AIST provided they have obtained scores in the examination.

Master Degree Programmes:- CAT/XAT/MAT /AIMA/JMET/NMAT/ AMCAT/ SNAP/ GMAT/ AIM-CAT / or any other equivalent entrance test

However, score secured by the candidate in these examinations shall be considered as per the following criteria – the aggregate percentile of said examination shall be equated at par with AIST percentile. Marks corresponding to the nearest percentile of the candidate who has appeared in the AIST shall be allotted and the candidate having percentile in other examinations shall be positioned just below the marks obtained by such candidate.

For example, the candidate having 92.84 percentile in MAT shall be equated to the nearest percentile of the candidate appeared in AIST, which is 92.75 and the marks corresponding to the percentile is 160/300 in case the MAT student with 92.84 percentile shall also be allotted 160 marks. However, in case of MAT students who have also appeared in AIST, the better of two marks as per the above method shall be allotted. Similar formula shall be applied in case of any other entrance test as well.

The common merit list of examination shall be prepared for candidates who have appeared in the AIST and applied under exempted categories. On the basis of their aggregate marks, the FDDI ranks shall be awarded to the candidates. In case of some of the entrance examinations, where only rank is awarded but no score is available, the suitable decision shall be taken by the Admission Committee and the suitable FDDI rank shall be awarded to such candidates.

The decision of Admission Committee shall be final in this regard.