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    Textile Engineering

    All About Textile Engineering Courses

    “Textile Engineering” is a large scientific field of technology that deals with all operations involved in the production of textile fabric and yarns in the textile manufacturing process. Textile engineering is one of the most prominent engineering or technology topics with an increasing need due to varied cultures and customs. Textile engineering technique and science entail creating and regulating all elements of fibre, textile, apparel processes, clothing items and machines. 

    Textile engineers are involved in various areas of textile manufacture, ranging from process engineering, research and development, technical sales, production control, equipment types and quality control to the techniques used to generate all these fibres, yarns and textiles. 

    After the students complete their textile engineering course, a wide range of job options opens up for people who have been trained in this field. The biggest firms are in need of skilled textile engineers. If a candidate wants to pursue a career in textile engineering, s/he should pursue an undergraduate degree before pursuing a master’s degree in the field.

    Highlights of Textile Engineering Courses

    The highlights table below contain some of the most important details regarding the various types of textile engineering courses which are available in reputed colleges and institutes - 

    Type of Programmes Offered

    • Diploma

    • Undergraduate

    • Postgraduate

    • Doctorate/Research Level

    Duration of Programmes

    • Diploma - 3 years

    • Undergraduate - 4 years

    • Postgraduate - 2 years

    • PhD - 3 to 5 years

    Minimum Academic Criteria

    • Diploma - 12th qualified candidates who have studied Physics, Mathematics/Biology and Chemistry

    • UG - 12th qualified candidates who have studied Physics, Mathematics/Biology and Chemistry

    • PG - B.Tech in textile engineering or in a relevant discipline from a recognized university

    • PhD - M.Tech in textile engineering or a relevant discipline 

    Admission Process

    Entrance test based and merit based

    Average Annual Course Fee (In INR)

    • Diploma in Textile Engineering - 10k to 2 Lakhs per annum

    • B.Tech - 5k to 5 lakhs per annum

    • M.Tech - 2k to 3.18 lakhs per annum

    • PhD - 1 lakhs to 2 lakhs per annum

    Major Recruiters

    Mysore Silk, Raymond Group, Grasim Industries, RIL Textiles, JCT Mills etc

    Job Profiles

    Quality Control Supervisor, Process Improvement Engineer, Medical Textile Engineer, Production Engineer etc

    Eligibility Criteria for Textile Engineering Courses

    The degree-wise textile engineering courses’ eligibility conditions are mentioned in the table below - 


    Eligibility Criteria


    10+2 qualified candidates who have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics subjects at the +2 level and have obtained at least 50% overall aggregate marks are eligible


    B.Tech graduates in textile engineering or a relevant discipline with an overall aggregate score between 50% and 55% are eligible


    Postgraduate degree holders (like M.Tech) with an overall aggregate score of 55% from a recognized university are eligible

    Textile Engineering Courses Admission Process

    The following table contains the degree-wise admission process for various textile engineering courses in India - 


    Admission Highlights


    Admissions are offered based on some entrance exam scores (state-level and institute-level) like JEXPO etc OR based on their previous qualifying exam scores


    Admissions are offered based on some entrance exam scores like JEE Main, Goa CET, KCET, WBJEE etc OR based on their previous qualifying exam scores


    Admissions are offered based on the GATE exam score (or other institute-level exams) OR based on their previous qualifying exam scores


    Admissions are offered based on the entrance exam scores (institute-level or otherwise) and GD/PI round performance OR based on their previous qualifying exam scores and GD/PI round performance

    Textile Engineering Courses Syllabus

    The degree-wise syllabus for various textile engineering courses offered in India has been provided below - 

    Diploma in Textile Engineering Syllabus

    B.Tech in Textile Engineering Syllabus

    M.Tech in Textile Engineering Syllabus

    PhD in Textile Engineering Syllabus

    Career Options and Job Prospects of Different Textile Engineering Courses

    After obtaining their textile engineering degree/diploma, the candidates would have several work prospects in India. They will have several work prospects in both the public and private domains. The following pointers mention some of the roles in which textile engineering graduates are hired usually - 

    • Quality Control Supervisor

    • Management/Operations Trainee

    • Process Improvement Engineer

    • Textile Engineer

    • Production Engineer

    • Professor

    Related Questions


    ankita, Student / Alumni

    CSE is one of the most sought-after programs these days. India being global hub of software and back-office industries, this field has immense job opportunities. You must know the parameters on which to compare. Some are mentioned as follows: Curriculum: The course curricula of any tech degree must be very unique and dynamic. It must be developed with extensive consultations with industry. Tech trainings: The must students undergo many training like cutting edge technologies of SAP, Workday, waterfall other MOOCs, Advance Excel and many more. These skills come in handy for the students not only at the time of interviews and tests but also throughout their careers. Soft skills: There must be a dedicated effort by college/university in continuous improvement of personality, soft skills, professional ethics, interview skills, public speaking, presentation style development etc in students. These are must for placements as well as performance in the jobs. Exposure: The students must be exposed to large number of guest lectures and talks by industry experts, large number of events in university to enhance their organizing and networking kills, large number of social work initiatives to develop the right orientation and many more.

    prakash bhardwaj, Student / Alumni

    Quantum university situated in Roorkee uttarakhand is one of the most prestigious and reputed university in uttarakhand who provide best education with affordable fees.Quantum university also provide good scholarship through your 12th % or by Qcare scholarship exam conduct by university every year.The placements rate of this university is also above 90% and 200+companies visit the campus every year.The hostel facility of this university is very nice and affordable as compare to other university in uttarakhand.The Quantum university also provide passion programe in which student can participate in sports and hobbies courses also without any extra fees.

    Aditi Shrivastava, Student / Alumni

    Hi Somi, You will have to appear in the WBJEE of that year and qualify for the required cutoff to get admission to the B.Tech programme at GNIT. 

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