B.Tech Textile Engineering - Course Overview

Duration: 4 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 200000 / Year

31 colleges

About B.Tech Textile Engineering

Textile Engineering comprises the study of engineering and scientific principles to the design and manufacturing of textiles. This specialization of engineering also covers the study of machines that are used to manufacture textiles.

B.Tech in textile engineering also includes the study of different materials used to produce textiles. It briefly covers other engineering subjects such as mechanical, chemical, electrical and industrial to provide diversified knowledge to students.Although the branch is not as popular as other engineering branches in India, aspirants can make a lucrative career in this field as India has a high-end textile industry with various job opportunities.

B.Tech - Textile Engineering Syllabus

First Year:

Professional Communication

Environmental Studies

Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Mathematics – 1

Engineering Physics

Engineering Mathematics – 2

Engineering Chemistry

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Technical Communication

Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering

Engineering Drawing

Fundamentals of Computer


Second Year:

Mathematics – 3

Yarn Manufacture – 1

Fabric Structure and Analysis

Elements of Mechanical Engineering

Textile Fibre – 1

Textile Fibre – 2

Polymer and Fiber Science

Fibre Manufacture – 1

Introduction of Textile Engineering

Textile Chemical Processing – 1

Elements of Computer Graphics

Elements of Instrumentation and Control Engineering


Third Year:

Properties of Fibre

Yarn Manufacture – 2

Fibre Manufacture – 2

Textile Chemical Processing – 2

Theory of Textile Structure

Knitting Technology

Textile Testing

Process Control in Spinning

Introduction to Engineering Economics and Management

Non-woven Technology

Quality Control in Textile Industry

Multi Fibre Process


Fourth Year:

Mechanics of Textile Process

Process Control in Weaving and Knitting

High Performance and Specialty Fibre

Advance Theory of Textile Structure

Mill Management, Layout and Economics

Clothing science

Garment Manufacturing Technology

Texturing Technology

Computer in Textiles

Technical Textiles

Industrial Training


Popular Specializations of B.Tech - Textile Engineering

Career Options and Job Prospects

India has a versatile textile industry that produces various types of material for the latest fashion and trends. These include polymer industry, cotton industry, silk industry, khaadi industry and various others. There are various established companies that require textile engineers who can handle textile manufacturing machines and understand the production process. Some of these textile engineering jobs include:

  • Process Engineer

  • Quality Control Supervisor

  • Process Improvement Engineer

  • Technical Manager

  • Textiles Sales Manager

  • Medical Textile Engineer

  • Operations Engineer

Salary of a textile engineer depends on the college from which the candidate has graduates as well as the job profile that the candidate has been offered. Fresh graduates can expect salaries varying from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum, however, candidates in the managing profiles can also earn up to Rs. 7 lakh per annum. Salary packages improve with experience and further education and experienced candidates can earn up to Rs. 10 lakh per annum.