Placement Cell


FDDI is globally recognized brand for Footwear Design & Production, Retail. The Institute's rigorous training programmes focusses on content, knowledge creation, creativity, innovation, leadership, teamwork and is reflected in its record of very high placement for all its graduates. FDDI has always enjoyed special preference for Indian as well as foreign employers on account of its excellent performance sustained over a long period of time and its strong brand image.

  • 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 stage 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. Reputed National and Multinational companies visit FDDI for campus interviews every year. The benefits of this assistance are reflected in the preparation of FDDI students who are able to secure esteemed positions in the industry. 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 updation of pedagogy through market research. So far FDDI has been able to achieve a very high placement record. All students secure job offers before they complete their programme at FDDI.

Major Employers

List of some of the major companies who have employed our students is given below:

Abraham & Thakore

Eicher Goodearth Ltd. Landmark, Dubai


Essar universal Landmark, Kuwait

Adidas India

Euro Footwears Leiner Shoes

Aditya Birla Group

Euro Shoes Lexus

Alpine Apparels Pvt. Ltd.

EVOk Li & Fung

Alvi Centuriones

Farida Group Liberty


Feetcare Liberty Buying House

Apparel Group (Kuwait)

Ferns n Petals Lifestyle

Arvind Brands

Flipkart Lilliput

Arvind Footwear

Forever New Lotto

AV Thomas

Franco Leone M&B (Lee Cooper & ID)

Bachi Shoes

Future Group Madhuri Mamgain

Baer India

Gap Madura Garments


Gaurav Gupta Major Brands

Basant Overseas

Global Exports Marks & Spencers

Bata India

Globus Maspar


Good Leather Max Lifestyle

Bhartiya International

Gupta Overseas MB Rubber


H&M Metal Corporations

Bullion Bats

Harpreet Narula Metro Shoes

Career Launcher

Hi Design Mirza International

Carlton London

House of Raisons Mirza International (Red Tape)


Hypercity Mochiko Shoes

Chemico Processing

Iconic Moja Shoes

Cheviot International

Images Retail Nappa Dori

Choudhary International

Impactiva Naughty Monkey

City kart

India Mart Next Retail India Ltd.


ITC Wills Lifestyle Nike

Condor Shoes

Jabong Nova International

Cosmic Group

Jak Leather Nysaa Retail

D2 Intl.

Jumbo Electronics Corp. Pvt. Ltd. Orient Craft
Da Milano Kapsons



Kavis Paragon

Dawar Group

Kazo Paras Exports


KH Group Philocaly

Design Emporio

Khadims Planet Sports Pvt. Ltd.

Diamond Shoes

Kidzania PUCA Shoes (Dubai)

Dick Whittington (South Africa)

Kiwi Shoes Puma

Drish Shoes

Lakhani R R Leathers

Ducere Technology

Lancer Rahman Industries Ltd

Rajesh Pratap Singh

Skechers Tijori Group

Ram Exports

Snap Deal Tirubala


Sole Threads Titan


Spencers Tommy Hilfiger


Sports Station India Pvt. Ltd Trade India


Sri Impex Treebo Hotels

Reliance Luxury Brands

SSIPL Tryosheora

Reliance Retail

Stalwart Uniqlo

Samarth Lifestyle

Sulakshana Monga Unison International

San frissco

Sumanglam Vaccuro Leathers (GMBH)

Sant Rubber

Super House Vardhaman Threads

Sara Soles

Swarovski India Pvt.Ltd. Vidhi exports

Saroj intl.

Swati Modo Vishal Mega Mart

Sarvesh Intl

Tack Exim VKC

Savi Leather

Tangerine Designs W H Smith

Shahi Exports

Tannvi Impex Welcome shoes

Shantanu & Nikhil

Tata International Westside Trendz


Tej Shoes Wet Blue


Woodland Zara





Some of our distinguished Alumni:

Name of Alumni Designation Organization
 Abhishek Lal  Director e-commerce Adidas
 Akash Sehgal  Vice President Lifestyle
 Amitabh Banga  Head-New Business Development, Merchandizing  Liberty
 Deepak Chhabra  CEO & MD Crocs
 Deepak Phull  Manager Footwear Business Tata International Ltd
 Kiran Joshi  Vice President Bata
 Lokesh Mishra  Business Head Aldo
 Manoj Khantwal  Vice President (Ops. & Tech) SSIPL Retail Pvt. Ltd.
 Naresh Sharma  Country Head Zara
 Naveen Vij  General Manager (Footwear & Accessories) Landmark Group
 Nikhil Dua  Director Relaxo Footwear Limited
 Pawan Dhall  Country Manager Group Royer (Buying House)
 Pawan Kumar V  Asst. Merchandize Manager Lifung-Europe
 Rajesh Joseph  Managing Director Nova Buying House
 Ruchin Srivastava  Country Head (PU) Bayer
 Saurabh Gupta  Manager (Q.C.) Tirubala Exports
 Bikram Dalai  General Manager - Footwear Yepme
 Suman Naik  Head (Marketing & Sales) Nippon
 Swati Malhotra  Managing Director SwatiModo
 Uttam Kumar  Country Manager Bata, Thailand
 Virender Awal  Managing Director Mochiko
 Vivek Sarawat  General Manager-North Operations Royal Classic Group