About College

Government Institute of Leather Technology, Hyderabad.


Email: gilt053@gmail.com
Phone:040-29564339 cell  +91-9912342053, 

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				<strong>Government Institute of Leather Technology (GILT), Hyderabad</strong> is dedicated for providing excellent education in the field of Leather, Leather Goods and Footwear Technology fields which are having excellent job potential, and good career growth oppurtunities.</p>
				Institute is offering two AICTE approved Programmes -</p>
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Diploma in Footwear Technology

Both the programmes are 3 year duration diploma level courses, with an intake of 60 prospective students every year, achieving 100% placement record, periodic qualitative improvement checks through extension of approvals from AICTE since 2002 till 2021 and accreditation enrolment into NBA.

The leather industry is set to boom with bright career opportunities in both technical and designing areas. The Indian corporate along with foreign multinationals in this industry have made it possible to look forward to exciting employment options. As a career option, one can take up either designing or may get into the technical side i.e production depending upon the interest and aptitude. On the designing side, world over the designers have started using leather in their designs and accessories.

On the otherhand, in production side after getting required qualification one can start working with leather manufacturing companies. On gaining required experience, one can set up a leather manufacturing unit. The candidates after successful completion of the course can find excellent placements in garment, leather and jewellery industry as merchandising executives, fashion designers, illustrators, fashion coordinators.

GILT Students are placed not only in India but working in foreign countries like China, South Africa, England, UAE, Sudan etc. Some of our students have become enterpreneurs and started their industries and exporting Leather, Footwear, Leather goods to different foreign countries.


Mr. SHAIEK IQBAL HUSSAIN joined Government Institute of Leather Technology on 15 Nov 1999 and presently Principal since 02 Oct 2019.

His illustrious academic profile includes Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering, JNTU university college, Gold medallist), and Master of Technology (Footwear Science and Engineering - Anna university - Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai)

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Admissions - Minimum Pre-qualification and Fee structure

The minimum qualification required for admission into the programmes is SSC and aspiring candidates need to take POLYCET (Polytechnic Common Entrance Test) conducted by State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) Telangana State. The test is usually conducted in the month of April Last week/May first week of every year. For more details about admission procedure, minimum qualification, important dates for entrance exam, fees, and counselling schedules refere POLYCET - 2020 information booklet.

Prospective scopes of Leather Technology and Footwear Technology

Leather Technology is a branch of engineering which deals with synthesis, production and refining of leather so that it can be put into efficient use. It also deals with the synthesis of artificial leather and its efficient use to make commercial goods. 

Leather Technology Courses in recent times have emerged as a lucrative career option. Until a few years ago, those who happened to be in the industry were there through experience rather than through any formal training. But now, in India, scores of institutes are offering certificate as well as diploma courses in designing as well as in production - one among the premium institute is GILT, adding a much-needed professionalism to this industry. The Indian Leather industry is the fourth largest export earner in the country and it is growing by leaps and bounds.

Students Life at GILT

The demand of the leather goods is on the rise and is expected to grow further. With more and more multinationals coming to India, this industry is poised to become a hi-tech industry. Leatherwear constitutes a variety of products ranging from footwear and accessories like belts, bags, purses and caps to toys, upholstery, baggage, musical instruments, garment tags, gift items etc. The largest sub-section of this industry is still footwear, despite growing competition from the materials like synthetics and fabric. The increasing use of leather products all over the world make this sector popular and hence young people with the power of innovation and creativity like to take this as their career option.

GILT has always a student academics centric institute with an aim to provide students with best in class course syllabus, infrastruct, library facilities, labs, computational facilities with a wide range of AICTE approved software facilities, and to enhance placement oppurtunities GILT has made accords with various Leather Industries and signed MOUs with them to make sure students are helped in acheiving excellent training at industrial levels.

Programme Details

Two Diploma Programmes - Diploma in Leather Technology, and Diploma in Footwear Technology - Course Level Details.


Diploma in Leather Technology

Diploma in Footwear Technology

Institutional Infrastructural Details

Library Facilities

Lab Facilities - Major Equipment

Computational Facilities

AICTE approved Software Facilities

Student Enrollment details

Scholarships for students

Students are eligible for Telangana Post metric Scholarships, other scholarships by AICTE, NSP.

Hostel facility for students

Hostel facility is available. Expected Monthly expenditure for student is approximately Rs2000/-

Games and Sports facility for students

Cricket, Football, Volley ball grounds are available with 2 acres of ground area.

Training & PlacementMOUs signed with various companies

Income - Expenditure Details

Organizational Chart

Land Layout - Ground Floor Plan

List of Committees and their details

Government Institute of Leather Technology - Hyderabad, is pleased to have the various committees for assuring quality of education and support to its students. The following committees shall function strictly as per the guidlines in AICTE approval process handbook 2018-19, AICTE guide lines, State and Central government rules and regulations in vogue.

GILT students, Faculty, Staff  can either interact personally with the respective committee members or can submit a general online grievance redressal form by clicking on Register Grievance or can also approach Ombudsman

  • Name: Dr. Raghu, Principal, QQ Government Polytechnic Hyderabad
  • Phone: +91-9912342061
  • E-Mail: qqgp061@gmail.com

Salary Offered to Leather Technologists

In private sector, leather technologists can earn a starting salary of around Rs 2 lacs per annum. The pay package usually depends upon the company in which a candidate is working.

Wage employment

  • Leather tanneries.
  • Leather export houses.
  • Food ware & leather export houses.
  • Research /Educational Institutional.
  • Leather chemical Industries.
  • Govt. Organizations like Defense, Industrial Promotional
  • Agencies, Financial institutes and ordinance organizations.

Freelance Entrepreneurs

  • Leather tanneries.
  • Leather export houses.
  • Food ware & leather export houses.
  • Research /Educational Institutional.
  • Leather chemical Industries.
  • Govt. Organizations like Defense, Industrial Promotional
  • Agencies, Financial institutes and ordinance organizations.

Top Recruiters for Leather Technologists (Tanning)


+91 99123 42053
+91 98492 38193

Related Links

AICTE National Apprenticeship Training Scheme DTE TS NITTR Chennai Telangana State Government Telangana SBTET

PolyCET-2017 Information booklet

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