Textile engineering as career option in India

In a country like India where the culture is so rich and clothing is so versatile, textile industries are indispensable. People in India have rich and variable taste in clothing which widens the scope of textile engineering as career option in India. So if you want to become a textile engineer but unsure about its scope in India then this article is exclusively for you.

Read this article to know all the aspects of textile engineering like eligibility, Job prospects, core subject’s,  key recruiters , specialization, course profile and top institutes for Textile engineering in India

All about Textile engineering

Textile engineering is a branch of engineering which apply all the principles of scientific techniques in order to manufacture and develop of all types of yarns and textile fabric from textile fibers. Textile engineering also comprise of study of chemical and physical principles which are utilized for the analysis of the behavior of polymers involved in the formation of textile fiber.
The major role of this engineering is to design and control of all aspects of textile and apparel processes, machineries, products and fibers. In India, there are two important textile sectors such as handloom sector and the mechanized sector.

Eligibility Criteria

Under Graduate:

For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, math’s and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E).  The duration for this course is 4 years.

Post Graduate:

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for this course is 2 years.

Top Textile engineering colleges in India

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi  (IIT Delhi)

Government College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Serampore (GCETTS)

Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI)

 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (NITJ)

 Giani Zail Singh Punjab Technical University Campus, Bathinda (GZS PTU)

 L. D. College of Engineering

Government College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Serampore (GCETTS)

Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI)

Textile engineering course profile

  • Diploma in Textile Technology / Textile Engineering    
  • Diploma in Fabrication Technology & Erection Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Textile Technology    
  • Bachelor of Technology in Carpet & Textile Technology    
  • Bachelor of Technology in Man Made Fiber Technology    
  • Bachelor of Technology in Textile Technology    
  • Bachelor of Technology    Textile Chemistry
  • Master of Technology in Textile Chemistry
  • Master of Engineering in Textile Engineering        
  • Master of Technology in Textile Technology

Specialization

Some job profiles for Textile engineers in India  

  • Researchers
  • Technologists
  • Process Engineer
  • Operations Trainee
  • Technical Salesperson
  • Development Engineers
  • Medical Textiles Engineer
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Technical Services / Sales Manager

Some Core Subjects of Textile Engineering

  • Textile Fibre
  • Yarn Formation
  • Fabric Formation
  • Chemical Processing of Textiles
  • Textile Testing & Instruments
  • Processing at Textile Lab
  • Computer Applications in Textiles
  • Design & Structure of Fabric
  • Information Technology in Textile
  • Design & Structure of Fabric

Key Recruiters in India

Vardhman, Arvind Ltd, SEL manufacturing Ltd, Nahar group, Raymond Ltd, Rishabh spinning mills Ltd, Reliance industries , Sumeet industries, Alpha industries, GPI Textile, Ltd, Sangam India Ltd , S Kumar Nationwide Ltd, Pantaloons, Intimate Fashions, Decathlons , Dystar, COATS, Bombay Dyeing & MFG. CO. LTD, D Décor Home Fabrics Pvt. Ltd, Jockey, OCM Ltd.   
This article has compiled information from various sources to impart knowledge regarding job prospects and scope of Textile engineering as career option with a hope to help our subscribers in choosing their desired field of Textile engineering as a profession.