CSIR-CLRI delivers structured as well as customized training and re-training programs of varying durations in leather processing, leather products and footwear for aspirants from across the world seeking employment in leather industry.

Training Programme in Leather Goods Design

The Indian leather goods industry has been expanding rapidly and its export performance in the last five years is very striking. The ever-growing competitive International market for the manufacture of sophisticated, fashion oriented and value added leather products has necessitated the need for design and quality inputs.

Academic Programmes

CSIR-CLRI has a wide R&D strength in areas of Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Leather and Footwear Sciences. In collaboration with Anna University, CSIR-CLRI conducts various academic programmes leading to B.Tech in Leather Technology and M.Tech in Leather & Footwear. CSIR-CLRI with state of art R&D facilities provides ample opportunities for students from across the world aspiring to pursue cutting edge research as a part of their PG project or PhD program in the institute leading to a degree from AcSIR, University of Madras or Anna University.

Internship Programmes

A rare opportunity provided for UG and PG students to spend a short duration of time under a mentor and gaining an opportunity to involve in active research. Options for online mentoring is also available.


For further information

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute

Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - 600 020

+91 44 2491 0897 / 2443 7131 +91 44 2491 2150

director@clri.res.in