Textile Engineering:Eligibility, Top Recruiters,Top collegs.

Textile Industry is a very diversified and important sector in our richly colourful country. Textile Engineering deals with all aspects & processes which starts from the manufacturing of clothing, designing & creating of all the equipment, machines required in the process, quality checking and the use of new and advanced technology to improve and enhance the product quality. Textiles are used in almost every field and also in our day-to-day life for which textile design has always been in demand.

Top Colleges:

Some top colleges provide this Textile Engineering course are as follows.

  • Anuradha Engineering College (Chikali)
  • College of Engineering & Technology (Akola)
  • DKTE Society's Textile & Engineering Institute (Kolhapur)
  • Faculty of Technology & Engineering (Vadodara)
  • Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering & Technology (Chandigarh)
  • Jawaharlal Darda Institute of Engineering & Technology (Yavatmal)
  • Mahavir Institute of Engineering & Technology (Bhubaneswar)
  • Nitra Technical Campus (Delhi)
  • Panipat Institute of Engineering & Technology (Panipat)
  • Punjab Technical University (Chandigarh) 


  • Garment manufacturing,
  • Textile Chemical Processing,
  • Computer applications,
  • Textile testing,
  • Yarn manufacturing,
  • Fabric Manufacturing (Woven and Knitted),
  • Quality assurance,
  • Mill management

Courses and Eligibility:

B. E/ B. Tech4 years
  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% minimum aggregate marks in Science stream from any recognized Institution.
  • Candidates who have passed their 3-year diploma course are also eligible for admission into this stream.
  • Candidates need to qualify any of the national/state/university level Engineering entrance examination.
  • JEE-main
  • OJEE
2 years
  • Candidates should have a B.E./B.Tech. degree with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate from any recognized Institution/University in any of the following engineering streams:
  • Candidates with M.Sc. degree in Mathematics/Chemistry and who are waiting for their final year graduation results are eligible.
  • Candidates need to have a qualifying mark in GATE examination.
  • GATE

 Textile engineers really had a wide spectrum of opportunities and they are suitable for different challenging profiles. Some industries hire the candidates from Textile Engineering course, which are as follows.

  • Spinning Industry.
  • Weaving Industry.
  •  Fabric or Yarn Processing Industry.
  • Garment Manufacturers.
  • Synthetic Fibre Manufacturers.
  • Lakshmi Mills.
  • Reliance Textiles.
  • Fabindia.
  • Grasim Industries.
  • Arvind Mills Ltd.
  • Lakshmi Machine Works.
  • Bhilwara Group.
  • Rajasthan Petro Synthetics.

Admission Procedure:

For B.Tech-

Through the entrance exam, students can enter into this textile engineering course with fulfilling the criteria of the Institution. After qualifying the entrance exam students to go through the counselling procedure. Admission process continues according to the merit list.

For M.Tech-

For M.Tech- Taking with a bachelor degree candidates have to qualify the entrance exam of master degree. 


Textile Engineering course covers some basic topics which have to follow.
  • Applied mathematics.
  • Textile Fiber.
  • introduction of Textile engineering.
  • Polymer and Fiber Science.
  • Elements of Computer graphics.
  • Textile Chemical processing.
  • Fabric Structure and Analysis.
  • Theory of Textile structure.
  • Control Quality in textile Industry.
  • multi-fibre Process.
  • Industrial training.
  • Mechanics of the textile process.
  • Process control of weaving and knitting.
  • Advanced dying and printing technology.

  • creative flair and artistic ability.
  • a good eye for colour, texture, fabrics and patterns.
  • excellent attention to detail.
  • an interest in fashion and textiles, and an understanding of trends and materials.
  • understanding and experience of using different textile processes and techniques.

Job Prospects:

Due to the changing textile industrial conditions, its rapid growth and globalization, Textile engineering are very much interesting as well as creative career options. People with creative and fashion knowledge will find this engineering stream very useful. There is a lot of scopes, high pay scale and better facilities in this sector with a lot of areas to work with. The average starting salary one can get in this field ranges from 2-8 lakhs per annum.

Job PostJob DescriptionAverage Salary per annum
Textiles Engineer
To perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment and oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
3.5 lakhs to 11 lakhs
Textile Manufacturer
To oversee the production of raw materials into saleable textile products and effective management and people skills are necessary for managing several departments of a textile mill, maximizing efficiency and productivity.
3.5 lakhs to 8 lakhs
Textile Designer
To create two-dimensional designs that can be used, often as a repeat design, in the production of knit, weave and printed fabrics or textile products while working in both industrial and non-industrial locations.
3 lakhs to 7 lakhs
Medical Textiles Engineer
To work and oversee the manufacturing and processing of medical textiles and healthcare products ranging from simple gauze or bandage materials to scaffolds for tissue culturing and a large variety of prostheses for permanent body implants.
4 lakhs to 9 lakhs
Clothing and Textile Technologist
To design, develop and manufacture natural and synthetic yarns, fabrics and textiles and work with a variety of materials including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals. Also, responsible for developing fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items, medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry.
3 lakhs to 6.5 lakhs
Textile Machinery Technician
To work on the machines used at every stage of the textile production process, from fiber preparation, spinning and fabric construction through to dyeing and finishing.
3.5 lakhs to 7.5 lakhs
Textile Dyeing Technician
To mix and apply the dyes that color natural and synthetic fibers, yarns and fabrics which involves conducting sample experiments and checks in a laboratory and also be involved in printing, bleaching and waterproofing fabrics or in recommending another textile products.
3 lakhs to 6 lakhs
To teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in areas related to Textile Technology and its applications which is allocated by and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department and to supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate, taught graduate (Masters) or research graduate (MPhil/PhD) students.
3 lakhs to 7 lakhs


Q: Why Textile Engineering is important?
A: Well, they're very important in the creation process, as they're responsible for developing new things. They can go into many different sectors of textile engineering ranging from design, production, product development, research, quality control, and management.

Q: What is the scope of Textile Engineering?
A: Textile Engineering is about designing and controlling all aspects of fibre, textile & apparel processes, products, and machinery. It includes research & development, manufacturing and merchandising. Textile Engineering combines the principles of engineering with specific knowledge of textile equipment and processes.

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