Textile Engineering


texttile engineering“Textile engineering” is one of the popular disciplines of engineering fields. It is a big research field of technology. Textile engineering spins around the garment, color and fabric line of industries.

“Textile Engineering is the science that deals with all activities and methods which are involved in the process of textile manufacturing”.

Textile engineering contains the principles, law and scientific techniques which are utilized for development and manufacturing the textile fabrics and all type of yarns. It also involves the study of principles of science that deals with the analysis of polymers involves in the formation of textile fiber.

There are over the thousand textile mills across the country. The textile sector plays a role in the growth of Indian economy. There are two types of textile sectors in India as one is handloom sector and second is mechanized sector.

Course & Duration

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Textile engineering is about to the design and control of the fiber, apparel and textile process, machinery and products. India is one of the top cotton agriculture countries around the world. We are rich with the cotton & silk farming.

Many universities and colleges have been launched the specialization courses in textile manufacturing / textile engineering. In the curriculum of these courses, the students get to know about the interaction of material with machine, natural and man-made materials, energy conservation, pollution, waste control and safety and health.

There are four types of programmes in textile engineering in India as the following:

  1. Polytechnic diploma course with the duration of 3 years after 10+2 examination

·          Diploma in Textile Technology / Textile Engineering

·          Diploma in Fabrication Technology & Erection Engineering

  1. UG degree courses leading to the B.Tech with the duration of 4 years after 10+2 examination

·          Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Textile Engineering

  1. PG degree courses leading to the M.Tech with the duration of 2 years after the completion of UG degree in engineering.

·          Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Textile Technology

·          Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Textile Engineering

·          Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Textile Chemistry

  1. Doctoral degree courses leading to the PhD domain with the duration of 1-2 years after the completion of PG degree.


For admission in polytechnic diploma programmes and the UG degree leading to the B.Tech degree courses, the candidate must have passed the plus two examinations/12th class/10+2 with the minimum of 50% with science subjects out of chemistry, mathematics and Biology.

Many of Indian colleges or the universities have marked the criterion of entrance examination before the admission in any of the above programmes. Some of the entrance examinations are as the following which are conducted by the various universities in India:

For admission in diploma courses leading to the polytechnic diploma, the candidates must have to appear in JEEP entrance examination, and for admission to UG programme, the candidates must have to appear in JEE (Main) entrance examination. Some of the universities conduct their own entrance examinations.

The admission is based on the marks in the qualifying examination or the score in the entrance examination, followed by the counseling and personal interview.

For admission to PG programmes, the students need to attain the GATE entrance examination after the completion of UG degree in the same or equivalent field.


The specializations in the field of textile engineering are as the following:

  • Technical Textiles
  • Knitting and Knit CAD
  • Weaving and Weave CAD
  • Coloration Technology
  • Yarn and Non-woven Technology
  • Textile Materials and Performance Evaluation
  • Textile chemical technology
  • Fiber science technology
  • Computer application in textile

Jobs & Career

“Textile Engineers are highly demanded in public as well as private sectors”.

There are numerous big multinational companies in India and origin from India. Beside these several MNCs from abroad are expanding the plant in India and looking for the experts and graduates in textile engineering. It is a big opportunity for the candidates who choose this field as the career for themselves.

By the globalization of the business, we bring various technologies in our country. With the development and continual research, our textile industries play the vital role in Indian economy and provide the employment opportunities for the graduates in textile engineering.

An engineer from textile can find the job in quality control, sales technical, R&D, production control, process engineering, corporate management, planning and maintenance of textile machineries.

Job Profiles:

Some of the job profiles in the field of textile engineering are as the following:

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


Some of the reputed recruiters in the field of textile engineering are as the following:

  • Mysore Silk Factory
  • Grasim Industries
  • Bombay Dying
  • Fabindia
  • Arvind Mills Ltd
  • JCT Limited
  • Lakshmi Machine Works
  • Lakshmi Mills
  • Bhilwara Group
  • Reliance Textiles
  • Rajasthan Petro Synthetics


The career in textile industries is one of the lucrative fields. The salary structure of the government sector is different from the private sector. In government sector, a fresher can get the Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 12,000 per month, while in the private sector; a fresher can get the Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month.

The salary will rise according to your practical experience and skills. Within period of two years in an industry, you may get the 3-5 lakh per annum.

“With some good experience and higher qualification, you earn beyond the limits”.

Books & Study Materials

Some of the preferred books and references are as the following:

Eco-Friendly Textile Dyeing and Finishing Editor Melih Günay

Woven Fabrics Editor Han-Yong Jeon

Advanced Topics in Measurements Editor Md. Zahurul Haq

Applied Measurement Systems Editor Md. Zahurul Haq

Textile Dyeing Editor Peter J. Hauser

Natural Dyes Editor E. Perrin Akçakoca Kumbasar

Advances in Treating Textile Effluent Editor Peter J. Hauser

Advances in Modern Woven Fabrics Technology Editor Savvas Vassiliadis

Woven Fabric Engineering Editor Polona Dobnik Dubrovski

Electricity Infrastructures in the Global Marketplace Editor T. J. Hammons

For any other queries about Textile Engineering, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 66 Comments
  1. Kajani Rajan says:

    Can a textile engineer go to space ?

  2. NATARAJ says:

    Dear sir,
    My name is nataraj. I completed my Intermediate. I am interested in fashion technology. in engineering i will take the textile engineering is helpful for me.can yu details of these course and how much fee details.

  3. Ravi kumar says:

    Mai 12th pass hu privet diploma textile se karna hai hm kaise kr sakte hai or kitna sal ka course karna hoga or kitna paisa lagega?

  4. Sahil Makandar says:

    Is computer science engineer has career growth in the textile industry? I get job opportunity into the textile industry. But I am confused. What I do? Plz, help me.

  5. Sahil Makandar says:

    Is computer science engineer has career growth in the textile industry? I get job opportunity into the textile industry. But I am confused. What I do? Plz help me

  6. John Smith says:

    nice article.

  7. Renu singh says:

    I m nOt student but i wanna textile engineering courses.. How many textile course .

  8. Roobun says:

    I completed 12th standard with the cut off mark 167.5 and total mark of 1025 & get 30 marks in JEE main exam. Is this mark is enough to join any good collage of textile engineering. Can anyone help me by reply

  9. Kuna parshuram sahu says:

    I am Be in Textile ,Put companies 9 years experience
    I want ME in Textile course
    But Good Company want
    Please suggest tell me sir mam

  10. SOUVIK NANDI says:

    Course fees complete

  11. Anbu says:

    I would like to know about future scope in this field

  12. shete samruddhi vikram says:

    I have 10+2 PCB n I want to be an textile engineer. Can I go forward?

  13. Sindhuja shiva says:

    Sir, I am diploma in textile processing completed next higher studies I will take B.Com CA

  14. Rutwik gite says:

    Hello ,I am Rutwik . studies diploma in textile manufacturers .
    In government polytechnic solapur
    2nd year

  15. Sindhuja shiva says:

    Sir I am diploma in textile processing completed next higher studies BE.computer science adukalama..,

  16. chandan says:

    After sasmira in textile ..can i get direct 2 year addmisson in textile engginering

  17. Praveen Kumar says:

    How could I join in other states colleges

  18. karan shinde says:

    i am in 12th standard now i want to do textile engineering after 12th how much percent required to me to do textile engineering

  19. Michael says:

    I did B-tech textiles in Ghana I will need scholarship to do Mtech in textiles engineering, pls I need help.

  20. Anonymous says:

    What should I do after textile technology diploma expect Btec??.Reply me soon plz

  21. VISHAL YADAV says:

    Sir mujhe gov.textile technology mau se mila hai kya karu ya nahi please sir reply me

  22. gautam says:

    Q.1. Textile engg is best yes or no please answer.
    Q.2. And textile engneear sellari after 2year exp.??????????

  23. ayushi maurya says:

    sir, textiles technology is not better for me.my relative said to me it is not better field for you. please sir, reply me. I passed the exam 12th to PCM this year. and I am student of textiles technology first year.

  24. Renuka says:

    What are the steps to become a textile engineer after 12th with PCM ?

  25. Bharani says:

    I’m from tamilnadu ,I average student my neibour says it is not a good field I’m confused plz tell me a right option

    • hariYour Name... says:

      i too from tn completed my b.tech in textile,average pay of textile engineer is 12000 in tn.If u have good knowledge and hired by OEMS or branded company means u can have 25k to 30k.but for sure after 10 years u are the one to get higher salary than IT prof guys.

  26. Pooja. A. B. says:

    Is there a good scope for textile engineering.
    I had compeleted 2nd pu

  27. Safdar says:

    Dear attender
    My relative’s MH-CET score is 108. He wish to take admission in textile engineering in Mumbai university. Pls guide and oblige.

  28. saritha says:

    I wanted to know the job opportunities after completing textile engineering and food technology engineering, as iam confused among both which one to choose first. Also is it that computer science engineering is very hard to study ? as iam an above average student. Kindly suggest me.

  29. Naveen says:

    Is this course available in online

  30. S.Sahu says:

    I complete my B.Tech in 2016 in Textile Technology. I get a job in a private industry. I want a better job. what kind of exam I can? what kind of job I can apply?

  31. kanha says:

    whther girls can apply for working in textile firms.which is the good college for textile in north

    • Prof S GhoshYour Name... says:

      Yes ,Girls can work in textile industry. IIT,Delhi, NIT,Jalandhar,GCTT ,Serampore,WB, VJTI,Mumbai.

      • Moin Raza says:

        sir could u plz help fr selecting my career…as i am totally confused…i am very much interested in textile engineering..bt sarvgyan says that they are not properly paid..m nt at all worried about salary, bt atleast on mumbai level i cannot see very much students interested in textile and even the seats are left out every year..i have tried my best bt i couldnt find a single textile engineer in mumbai..could u help me??..how is the faculty for textile engineering in vjti or mumbai university??..it would be helpful if u could email me the entire description
        Moin Raza

  32. prajwal says:

    I studying text eng in hulkoti but some people say there is no good salary in textile field this is right or wrong but I interested in textile plz reply me

  33. shivam singh says:

    How I will take admission in cotton textile engineering

  34. Sidharth says:

    Is this the course needed to work in brands like JP, Nike, UCB and Jack and Jones?? Or any other?

  35. Khelon says:

    Any institute in Assam??

  36. Vikas Chandra Badal says:

    I’m graduate from textile engineering. I need job

  37. Akshatha says:

    Hi. I want to do admission for
    M.tech in textile.
    So Kindly guide how to get admission with this…. and through which exam i should go through.

  38. disha says:

    hi, i have done my degree in computer science and lately i have developed interest in textile engineering course so can i do PG in textile engineering.

    thank you:)

  39. Amir Faisal says:

    I left UP 8 years ago.I have completed my 10 in Jharkhand and 12th in Kerala. I have my own house in UP.I want to do diploma in textile technology from Mau. I am asking you whether I am eligible for JEECUP,If I would be issued my domicile certificate.

    • Mohit Negi says:

      you can show your UP Address prof in order to arrange domicile, once you have your domicile, you are eligible.

  40. Seemarjit kaur says:

    Want to do higher studies in textile technology not just a diploma what course I should choose

  41. nitesh brijwasi says:

    hey i just completed my 12th i m looking to start engg in these field can i have some more information about it. i want admission in Maharashtra colleges

  42. banwari says:

    I am 10th passed man but I want doing a course of textile field Please give me some knowledge of this course and apply eligibility.

  43. pardeep singh says:

    Sir maine 2010 me textile processing se diploma kiya tha m ab govt job kar raha Hu please bataiye kya m ab koi degree kar sakta hu

  44. vrushabh kolhapure says:

    i am studing in diploma textile 2nd year in dkte , please provide imformation ,what to do for admission in textile technology in degree field ? , what should percentage in 4th, 5th semister in diploma ?

  45. vicky sultane says:

    i am completed diploma in textile processing now i do BE in textile at maharastra so get detiles of admision

  46. Bipin V Pavithran says:

    I am doing textile engineering in govt shree krishnarajendra silver jubilee institute of textile engineering[gsksjit] near Kr circle ,doing my 5th sem how can I apply for a govt job in this textile engineering field

  47. praseed says:

    I want to do b tech in textile technology now I am a final year diploma student in textile technology .so kindly provide me admission details and LET exam procedure

    • Hanif Khan says:

      diploma candidates may appear in the lateral entry exam for your state if any exist. JEE main does not allow to get the LE.

  48. Ravindra.P.S.Jhala says:

    I want to do M-tech in textile engg. From bhilwara Rajasthan college….so kindly provide me admission details and date for it…

  49. Pavinder says:


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