During the year 1958, January the Institute has been renamed as College of Leather Technology and it has five different regular courses of training, namely – 1. Three Years’ B.Sc. (Tech) course in Leather Technology 2. Two Years’ certificate course in boot, shoe and leather goods manufacture 3. One Year Artisan course in footwear and leather goods manufacture 4. One Year Artisan course in tanning 5. One Year Artisan course for girls in art leather works and taxidermy Beside these, there are refresher courses for training of boys sent by leather and footwear industry and casual training course in tanning footwear, flaying etc. After conversion into College of Leather Technology it has got three divisions, namely 1. Academic Division under a Vice-Principal 2. Development and Production Division under an Assistant Director of Industries (Leather) 3. Statistical and Marketing Division under the Industrial Statistics and Marketing Officer During the First and Second Five-Year Plans many new departments of the Institute have been opened and many new schemes have been implemented for general development of footwear industry in the state of West Bengal.