Textile engineering is a study of various principles that implemented for the process and production of all sorts of textile fabrics, yarns, and fibres. It also involves the study of chemical and physical principles that are helpful in the analysis and study of polymers. These engineers are required by top textile companies and plants. Career in Textile Engineering

If you are planning your career in textile engineering then you should begin with undergraduate course followed by master course in textile engineering. B. Tech in textile engineering is four-year full time undergraduate programme and M. Tech in textile engineering is two-year full time post-graduate programme. Career in Textile Engineering

Basic skills that candidate should have to pursue their career in textile engineering are as follows:

  • Knowledge and understanding of different textile processes and techniques
  • Creativity
  • Visual Imagination
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Resilience
  • Persuasive Ability
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Excellent Patience Level- able to work long hours of work
  • Excellent Detailing
  • An interest in fashion and textiles

Here is a list of some top textile engineering institutes in India:

  • Anna University, Chennai
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
  • Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • NIT Jalandhar- Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT J), Jalandhar
  • PSG College of Technology- PSGCT

Textile engineering not only apply innovative techniques for producing quality fabrics but also work towards improving the existing textiles of fibers. There are two major sectors- Mechanized and Handloom sectors. Due to rapid growth and increase in demand, there is a number of job opportunities are available in the market:

  • Medical Textile Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Operation/ management Trainee
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Process Improvement Engineer
  • Researcher
  • Technical Salesperson
  • Development Engineer
  • Technical Services

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