Visual Merchandising (VM) Laboratory

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.


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 softwares, more than 100 latest computers, more than 10 laser printers; videoconference 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.


FDDI-Banur (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 collection 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.


Hostel at FDDI-Banur (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.


All round development is essential for any educational institution and FDDI 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 institute also conducts regular yoga and meditation classes. Extra-curricular activities are of paramount importance at FDDI-CHANDIGARH. It is our firm belief that a broad-based all-round education leads to young adults that have an edge in the world and can meet all life's challenge.

Courses Offered in FDDI:

Name of Programmes @ FDDI Chandigarh Campus in the current Academic Session 2018-19

Sr. No. Name of Program
Masters Degree Programmes - 2 Years
1. M.Des (Footwear Design & Production) 30
2. MBA (Retail & Fashion Merchandise) 30
Bachelors Degree Programmes - 4 Years
3. B.Des (Footwear Design & Production) 30
4. B.Des (Retail & Fashion Merchandise) 30
5. B.Des (Leather Goods & Accessories Design) 30
6. B.Des (Fashion Design) 30



NH-7, Chandigarh-Patiala Highway, Near ITI, Banur, Distt. S.A.S. Nagar,Mohali (Near Chandigarh), Punjab, INDIA. Pin: 140601
Tel: For Admission’s Query & Campus’s Query- 09888775899, 09896100083
E-mail: chandigarhcampus@fddiindia.com