Introduction Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI), Agra is offering diploma and certificate courses in footwear and allied industries. The details of these courses along with the eligibility criteria and admission process are provided below for the guidance of the students desiring to opt for these courses for making a career in the footwear industry.
About the Institute The Central Footwear Training Institute is located at Sikandra in Agra. It is under the Ministry of MSME, Govt of India. The institute is having a library where a large number of books, periodicals, fashion magazines, and technical journals are available to the students. These resources are related to footwear technology and related industries and provide the latest trends and techniques in this area.
There are workshops available in the institute related to each course and modern machines in footwear designing techniques are installed for the learning and skill development of the students. Teachers and instructors are always available and present when the students operate and learn the working of these machines for various jobs required in the footwear industry.
Internet and computer facilities are provided to the students who can use them for advanced studies and design works and also can use the CAD/CAM applications in connection with their design, fabrication, and project works.
The institute is also having a dedicated placement cell that helps the students in seeking jobs in India and abroad. The placement cell invites the reputed companies for taking campus interviews in a regular way. Some of the companies that absorb the selected students in its workstream are Tej Group, Relaxo Group, Bata India, Aero Group, Tata International Ltd, Liberty Footwear Ltd, Dawar Group, Nikhil Udyog, Moja Shoes Pvt Ltd, Action Group, Mirza International, etc.
Courses offered, eligibility, and selection process
The duration of this course is 1 year. Seats in this course - 15. Age 17 years and above. The qualification required is 12th Pass. The total course fee is Rs 130000 (Students opting for a hostel facility that is boarding and lodging will have to pay Rs 5500 per month extra). The candidates will be selected on merit on the basis of marks in their qualifying exam as well as the marks secured in the written exam conducted by the institute for admission.
How to applyCandidates have to visit the institute website www.cftiagra.org.in and click on the 'Apply Now' button on the top of the homepage and provide details in the registration form. The candidate has to select the course from the drop-down menu and then give the personal details, contact number, email ID, category, educational qualification, address, etc. One has also to upload the certificate of one's highest qualification. After completing all that the candidate has to make an online payment of Rs 600 towards the registration fee and then submit the online registration form.
A detailed prospectus of the institute is also available on its website and it is advised that the candidate should go through it before applying for a course.
Once a candidate has registered for a course he would be informed by the institute of its acceptance and would be informed about the scheduled online written examination and other information from time to time.
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