cadd centre
25 years excellence in cad education

Celebrating 25 Years Of Successful Recognition

  • 1987 - Dec 25th The Journey Begins


    -> Mr. C R Vaitheeswaran started Shanthi Anand CADD Centre in partnership with Mr V Sathyamoorthy, to offer design services for Engineering Companies in around Chennai.


    -> Mr R Parthasarathy was the first engineer to join the company with CAD skill and spearhead the CADD Centre start up and beyond.


    -> The first CADD Centre was born - in a 400 sq ft room with 4 computers!

  • 1988 - Partners with Autodesk

    cadd centre, authorized autocad training centre india

    -> Autodesk Inc, USA appoints CADD Centre as the First Authorized AutoCAD Training Centre in India.


    -> The first ever class commenced on March 2, 1988. Mr. Parthasarathy conducted classes and prepared other engineers alongside.


    -> First exclusive training for a corporate company - Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, Bangalore conducted at Chennai.

  • 1989 - First Centre outside Chennai

    cadd centre's first branch at bangalore

    -> CADD Centre's first branch at Bangalore was opened in Dickenson Road with 6 employees.


    -> In house Training successfully conducted for Kirloskar Electric, HMT, BHEL, Indian Telephone Industries, BEL, ISRO, BFW and many others.

  • 1990 - The Capital City Beckons

    first training centre in india's capital, new delhi

    -> Starts its first training centre in India's capital, New Delhi, at Greater Kailash.


    -> By venturing into New Delhi, CADD Centre truly became a pan Indian Organisation, providing students everywhere with training to hone design skills.

  • 1995 - The Franchising Movement Begins

    first franchise centre is opened at coimbatore, tamil nadu

    -> Commits itself to franchising for expansion with an aim to create entrepreneurs and to replicate its successful training model in other parts of the country.


    -> CADD Centre’s first franchise centre is opened at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Mr.V.R Chander- 1st Franchisee Partner ( December 1st 1995).

  • 1996 - Sets Foot in Andhra Pradesh

    1996 andhra pradesh inauguration of two franchise centres

    -> In 1996 Andhra Pradesh witnessed the inauguration of two franchise centres.


    -> On 20th January 1996, Hyderabad opened a franchise centre to provide specialized CAD training.Vizag, not to be left behind opened its CADD Centre on February 17, 1996.

  • 1997 - Announces Scholarship for Students

    cadd quest as an annual scholarship

    -> Launches CADD Quest as an annual scholarship exam to encourage meritorious engineering students to get trained in engineering software.


    -> CADD Quest was the first aptitude exam to award students with scholarship to pursue CAD Courses. CADD Quest followed the unique concept of awarding scholarships according to marks scored.

  • 1999 - CADD Centre Goes Global

    international franchise centres in nepal and colombo

    -> Creates its presence in Nepal and Colombo by opening international franchise centres.


    -> Launches courses in Color Graphics and Multimedia, an emerging field in India.

  • 2001 - Becomes a Multi-Product Training Centre

    cadd centre introduces courses, autodesk's autocad

    -> From a single product training company, offering courses in Autodesk's AutoCAD, CADD Centre introduces courses and becomes a multi-product training company.


    -> Creates courses in project management, primarily to help engineers equip themselves in project management, as they move up the career path.

  • 2002 - World Starts to Take Notice

    best franchisor award from franchise india, technical education category

    -> Wins Best Franchisor Award from Franchise India Holdings in the “Technical Education” category.


    -> Launches courses in MSC Nastran, the world's most widely used Finite Element Analysis (FEA) solver.

  • 2005 - Crosses 100 Centre Mark

    cadd centre opens its 100th franchise centre

    -> A milestone in the history of CAD training industry in India is crossed: CADD Centre opens its 100th franchise centre.


    -> Launches Master Diploma course in Interior Design. Launches Emerging Trends and Technologies, a structured seminar programs. The first event happens at Bangalore.

  • 2007 - Enters into Creative Skills Training

    new division dreamzone, introduces new courses, primavera, project management software

    -> Floats a new division: DreamZone, as an institute to teach creative studies.


    -> Introduces new courses in leading software products including SolidWorks and Primavera, a project management software.


    -> Crosses another milestone by opening its 200th franchise centre

  • 2009 - Electronic CAD in a Big Way

    launches courses, electronic design automation, orcad, pspice, revit architecture

    -> Launches courses in Electronic Design Automation based on OrCAD, Pspice, two leading electronic CAD products.


    -> Launches courses in Revit Architecture.


    -> Middle East market opens for CADD Centre. Launches new centres in Bhutan and Qatar. Also opens a centre at Maldives

  • 2010 - Asia's Largest Network of CAD Training Centres

    cadd centre crosses 300 centre, new centre in dhaka

    -> CADD Centre crosses 300 centre mark.


    -> Opens a new centre in Dhaka.


    -> Launches courses in Unigraphics NX, a product lifecycle management product from Siemens.


    -> CADD Centre boasts of centres in 11 countries.

  • 2011 - Diversification that Delivers

    launches synergy school of business skills

    -> Launches Synergy School of Business Skills, a training division to offer courses in business skills.

    -> Collabration with Siemens PLM software to launch an exclusive training in NX Nastran a premium computer-aided engineering (CAE) tool ,enabling designers to produce safe, reliable and optimized designs.

  • 2012 - A Silver Jubilee Saga

    25th years celebration

    A humble beginning, with 6 members, today in its 25th year, CADD Centre is 400 employees strong. Expanded to over 312 centres in 14 countries and partnered with top engineering companies. Trained over 8 lakh students ; won the "Best Franchisor Award - Education" from 2002. Awarded the "Business Leadership Award" and ranked among the Top 100 Franchise Opportunities in 2012.