Textile engineering courses deal with the
Application of scientific and engineering principles to the design and control of all aspects of fibers, textiles, and apparel processes, products, and machinery.
3 year Diploma course in Textile Engineering/Textile Chemical Processing Technology (DCTPT), Textile Colour and Design (DTCD)
B.E./ B. Tech in Textile Engg. / Textile chemistry /Textile Technology / Textile plant Engineering.
M. Tech in Textile / Post Graduate Diploma in Textile Chemical Processing (PGDTCP)
10th / 12th for Diploma in Textile Engineering 10+2 with PCM for B.E. / B. Tech.
B. E. /B. Tech for M. Tech / Post Graduate Diploma in Textile
Government SKSJ Technological Institute, K R Circle, Bengaluru
College of Textile Technology, Behrampur,Murshidabad
Institute of Textile Technology, Cuttack,Odisha
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Government Central Textile Institute,Kanpur.
South Gujarat University, College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, Gujarat.
University of Bombay, Department of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR TEXTILE ENGINEERING
To be creative
An eye for color, texture a pattern
The ability to visualize things in three dimensions
Technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction.
To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
Good communication skills to explain their ideas clearly and persuasively.
The ability to meet deadlines and work within a budget.
Business skills and commercial awareness, particularly if they are self-employed.
Good negotiation skills when selling their own designs
To keep ahead of trends in color, fabric and style.
Strong organizational skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR TEXTILE ENGINEERING
Textile technologists work with a variety of materials, including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals. They may be responsible for developing fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items, medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry. Responsibilities include:
Liaising with and providing technical advice to design, marketing, purchasing and production staff
Creating products in response to given briefs
Amending designs where necessary
Dyeing and printing textiles
Evaluating, identifying and selecting fabrics/products from suppliers
Ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (e.g., color fastness, durability etc.)
Checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions
Controlling production and quality standards
Dealing with customer queries and complaints
Keeping up to date with trends and innovations