The Central Footwear Training Institute (formerly CFTC), Chennai The Premier Institute of its kind in the country, came into being in July, 1957, with the assistance of Ford Foundation. The erstwhile CFTC was conducting 18 months "Advanced Footwear Technology Course" and Practical oriented need based short - term courses.
The assessment during the course is conducted on regular basis. As such, there is no terminal or final exams conducted during the course, but assessment tests are conducted on a regular basis and at the end of each year, the grades obtained in different tests are compiled to obtain final grade. The grading system is as follows:
Central Footwear Training Institute,
65/1, GST Road, Guindy, Chennai, Pincode - 600032, Tamil Nadu, INDIA