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What is Textile Engineering and its Scope

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What is Textile Engineering and its Scope

Clothing is one of the basic needs of man. The textile industry involves manufacturing different types of fabrics. Apart from the basic processes of manufacturing of fabric, spinning, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, printing & finishing, the industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in the scope for fashion deigning & garment manufacturing in the recent past. Further more textiles are finding ever-increasing applications in industry, medicine, research areas like space etc. So the textile technologists are assured to be in great demand at the national as well as international level for a long time to come. Students who have cleared their 12th class exam with Physics, Chemistry, Maths subjects are eligible for this course.

Subjects of Textile Engineering:

  • Textile Fiber
  • Yarn Formation
  • Fabric Formation
  • Chemical processing of Textile
  • Textile Testing and instruments
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Statistics
  • Chemical Processing of Textiles Lab
  • Computer Application in Textiles
  • Design and Structure of Fabric
  • Instrumentation & Control
  • Information Technology in Textile
  • Values and Ethics in Profession

Top recruiting industries:

  • Mysore Silk Factory
  • Grasim Industries
  • Bombay Dyeing
  • Fabindia
  • Arvind Mills Ltd.
  • JCT Limited
  • Lakshmi Machine Works
  • Lakshmi Mills

Further career:

Students who have completed their B.Tech degree in Textile Engineering can either opt for job or they can go for further studies. Students can enroll themselves for ME or M.Tech degree in Textile Engineering.


A student who has completed a B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering degree can get either of these designations-

  • Quality control supervisor
  • Process engineer
  • Researchers
  • Medical textiles engineer
  • Operations trainee
  • Technologists and sales manager

Check out the top Indian colleges offering this course.

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