Academic Programs

Academic Programs



  • The School of Leather Goods & Accessories Design offers Bachelor programs to impart in-depth training in the area of Fashion Leather Goods, Garment & Accessory Design which is supported with hands- on training with real life studio & live projects under the guidance of internationally reputed design professionals and Industry experts. The Institute has also established long term tie-ups with major global players as well as with the leading institutes of design, to share the knowledge base and expertise.

  • The FDDI School of Leather Goods & Accessories Design has all the latest state-of-the-art equipment and machines along with the latest CAD enabled studios and classrooms. With the present infrastructure and guidance from the Industry, the School of Leather Goods & Accessories Design surely promises to take design education to a new height in the coming years.


1. B. Des. (Leather Goods & Accessories Design)
Duration: 4 Years

10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2 may also apply).

Age Limit:

Max. 25 years as on 25th July 2018

Number of Seats:

Noida Campus – 60, Kolkata Campus – 60 , Fursatganj Campus - 45 ,Rohtak Campus 30   Chandigarh Campus - 45, Chennai Campus – 60 and Hydrabad Campus – 30

Course Aim:

The aim of the programme is to build Design-Techno Professionals in the field of Fashion Leather Accessory Design and Manufacturing Sector. The aim is to create multi-disciplinary professionals who will cater to growing need of the Industry and contribute in this constantly changing and continuously upgrading Fashion Leather Accessory Design and Production Sector. The graduates of this program will act like a catalyst to change the emerging face of the Leather Product Sector by adding value based design, technical inputs and production support to meet the challenges of the global players; thus contributing to the growth and upliftment of the Indian Fashion Leather product Industry.

Course Structure:

The four-year program comprises of Eight semesters is focused to concept building in the area of Leather goods & Accessories Design and Manufacturing Technology. Students are offered specialization in Designing, Production and Merchandising.

Course Contents:

Design Foundation: This being the first introductory module of the entire curriculum, we emphasize in opening the horizons of the individuals and try to build the ethical and professional competency. This two semester rigorous training exposes the individuals to varied world of fundamental realities of design. The subjects broadly taught during the design foundation are: Illustration Techniques, Geometric constructions, Analytical & Technical Drawings, Elements of Design, Color & Composition, Product Form & Design, Ergonomics, Presentation Techniques, Material Science & Leather Technology, Principles of Management, Fundamentals of Marketing, Finance & Human Resource Management and Overview of Fashion.

Technical Foundation: During this year students understand the fundamental and the latest technical developments which govern the growth of the Indian Fashion Leather Product Sector. The modules include: Product Knowledge and overview of Fashion Leather Accessory (Goods & Garments) Design, Leather Cutting, Leather Stitching, Pattern Making, Basic Construction Techniques, Various Leather Machines Operations, Use of Tools and Accessory in Leather Goods & Garment Manufacturing, Identification and Finishing of Leather Goods, Production and Operation Management, Costing, Quality Control, Production Planning and real life industrial projects.

Specialization: This phase of the training will add the grace and glamour to the well-groomed professionals and graduates of the Fashion Leather Accessory Design discipline.  The learning amalgamation of the design concepts and knowhow of the technology will always keep them a league ahead in the professional arena. We emphasize on the realistic and market driven inputs which the key to a successful professional are. The modules are: Design Process & Methodology, Fashion Trends, Forecast and Analysis, Design Conceptualization and Range Building, Design Projects in Leather Goods, Garments & Accessory  Collection Development, CAD, Leather Goods & Garment Design and Manufacturing Techniques, Leather Goods & Garment Pattern Development and Production Techniques, Classroom and Industrial Design Projects, Business Communication & Presentation Techniques, Product Documentation, Product Photography, Final Design Collection Development and Guided Industrial Internship.

Career Prospects:

The world of Fashion Accessories is increasingly growing in the international landscape and requires more and more specializations. After successful completion of the program, students may join the Industry as Designers, Merchandisers and Production Executives. The training also enables them to become an entrepreneur in the growing field of Fashion Leather Accessories and Garments. The graduate professional of the discipline will be most qualified for the toughest competitions and will prosper with the flares, catering the Indian Fashion Leather Industry.