Important Notice


Admission Result of Batch 6 and Batch 7 (Summer 2022 intake)


Graduate Diploma in Leather and Footwear Management (GDLFM) Program 

Candidates bearing the following serial numbers (according to admission form) have qualified for Admission in  Batch 6 and Batch 7 of the GDLFM Program.

001 006 009 018 020 022 023 024 027 029
033 035 038 040 041 042 045 047 050 053
055 057 059 060 061 062 066 074 076 078
081 082 083 084 085 087 092 096 301 304
307 308 309 310 311 313 314 316 317 318
319 320 322 323 328 332 334 337 338 339
340 345 346 348 351 352        

Important Notes:

The qualified candidates are requested to report to Executive Development Center (EDC), Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) office room # 266 for admission during April 10, 2022 (Sunday) to April 13, 2022 (Wednesday) from 11.00 a.m.-3.30 p.m. and April 17, 2022 (Sunday) to April 20, 2022 (Wednesday) from 11.00 a.m.-3.30 p.m. along with documents below:

  1. Copy of National Identity (NID) Card.
  2. Recent 3 (three) copies of photograph.
  3. Experience Certificate (if applicable).
  4. Letter of No Objection Certificate (if applicable).
  5. Photocopy of all Academic Certificates and Transcripts/ Marksheets.
  6. COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.
  7. Information for student ID card (attached herewith).
  8. Information of Bank Account (attached herewith).

Important dates to remember (time will be announced later):

May 12, 2022 Thursday Orientation Program (Participation is mandatory)
May 13, 2022 Friday First Day of Classes

Result of Admission_GDLFM_EDC, EWU

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Admission to Graduate Diploma in Leather and Footwear Management for Tranche-3

East West University is offering a Graduate Diploma in Leather and Footwear Management sponsored by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh for the fresh graduates and the existing executives working in the leather and footwear sector with a view to addressing the efficiency and skill gaps prevailing in the leather and footwear sector in Bangladesh.

Course Features:

  • No course fee is required
  • Per diems will be provided
  • Duration of the program is 9 months
  • Classes will be held on Friday, Saturday (evening) and Tuesday (evening) each week
  • Internship allowance will be provided to each trainee for 3 months

Eligibility Criteria:

  • An applicant must have at least a Bachelor Degree in any discipline from a UGC approved university or an institution
  • He or she must also obtain minimum 5 points in combination based on previous examination results. The calculation of the points is as follows:
SSC HSC Bachelor
Div/GPA Point Div/GPA Point Div/CGPA Point
1st/GPA≥4.0      3 1st/GPA≥4.0     3 1st /CGPA≥3.0     3
2nd /3.0≤GPA<4.0     2 2nd /3.0≤GPA<4.0     2 2nd /3.0>CGPA≥2.5     2
3rd /2.0≤GPA<3.0     1 3rd /2.0≤GPA<3.0      1 3rd /2.5>CGPA≥2.0     1
  • Maximum age limit is 35 years for fresh graduates and 45 years for leather industry executives
  • Anyone ever receives training from SEIP for two weeks or above is not entitled to enroll/apply for this course until completion of one year after the training.
  • Having IT knowledge is encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

     Interested applicants can also visit the EDC-SEIP office, room # 269, East West University, Plot No. A/2, Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh (from 10.30 AM– 4.30 PM)

  • Only short-listed applicants will be called for the next selection process.
  • Females and Ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Last Date of Application: 20 March 2022

Admission Notice_GDLFM_EDC_EWU_Tranche 3_Summer 2022

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EDC-SEIP, EWU Participated in the Webinar organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized an internal webinar to enhance the industry-academia collaboration to accelerate the organizational productivity, pragmatism of course curriculum, and the efficacy of overall training outcome.

The webinar was held on February 9, 2022, titled “Establishing University-Industry Linkages for Managerial Workforce Development: Sharing Experiences from Bangladesh Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP).” The seasoned industry experts, practitioners, and ADB officials were present. Professor Dr. Tanbir Ahmed Chowdhury, Director, Executive Development Center (EDC), East West University (EWU), presented the overall progress and achievements of the SEIP program and shared the experiences and knowledge with distinguished resource persons. He also provided deep insights into the 9-month Graduate Diploma in Leather and Footwear Management (GDLFM) program and identified various challenges to implement the target of the Graduate Diploma program. He also mentioned possible paths to mitigate the obstacle for implementing industry-oriented and practical skill and training programs in the Leather and Footwear sector in developing countries, like Bangladesh.

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