Textile Engineering: Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

Textile trade is one of the most ancient and major businesses in the world. Textile Engineering is the use of technology and science to create (manufacture) and process fibres, yarn, fabrics, colours and textile related machinery.

If you wish to pursue a career in Textile Engineering in India, below are helpful elements of the course.

Textile Engineering

                                       Textile Engineering- Source: Make In India

Under Graduation Course: Bachelor of Textile Engineering (B.E.) or Bachelor of Technology in Textile Engineering (B.Tech)

Eligibility: Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Engineering Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and English. The percentile criterion may vary as per entrance exam and college/institution/university, most likely within the bracket of 40% to 50%.

Course Duration:  4 Years

Number of Semesters:  8 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: M.Tech Textile Engineering

Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech Textile Engineering

Course Duration: 2 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important subjects in the syllabus of  B.E./B.Tech Textile Engineering.

  1. Applied Mechanics
  2. Chemical processing of Textile
  3. Computer Application in Textiles
  4. Design and Structure of Fabric
  5. Fabric Formation
  6. Information Technology in Textile
  7. Instrumentation and Control
  8. Statistics Chemical Processing of Textiles Lab
  9. Textile Fiber
  10. Textile Testing and instruments
  11. Values and Ethics in Profession
  12. Yarn Formation

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Textile Engineering colleges in India. 

  1. DKTE Society’s textile & Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji
  2. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (NITJ)
  3. Giani Zail Singh Punjab Technical University Campus, Bathinda (GZS PTU)
  4. Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore (GCETTS)
  5. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  6. L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
  7. Manikya Lal Verma Textile and Engineering College (MLVTEC), Bhilwara
  8. Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET), Surat
  9. Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI), Kanpur

Top Job Profiles

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Textile Engineering students.

  1. Development Engineers
  2. Medical Textiles Engineer
  3. Operations Trainee
  4. Process Engineer
  5. Quality Control Supervisor
  6. Researchers
  7. Sales Manager
  8. Technical Salesperson
  9. Technical Services
  10. Technologists

Top Recruitment Areas

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of B.E./B.Tech and M.Tech Textile Engineering.

  1. Arvind Mills Ltd
  2. Bhilwara Group
  3. Bombay Dying
  4. Fabindia
  5. Grasim Industries
  6. JCT Limited
  7. Lakshmi Machine Works
  8. Lakshmi Mills
  9. Mysore Silk Factory
  10. Rajasthan Petro Synthetics
  11. Reliance Textiles


Know the pay scale offered to professionals.

Just started: Up to Rs 300,000 per annum

Have some experience and/or is a M.Tech: Rs 500,000+ per annum


Also, you don’t need to pay extra to learn better. Download Free StudMonk Android Application to get your dream score in the entrance exam.

Subscribe to our Blog and win: http://studmonk.com/blog/subscription/ 

Take a look at StudMonk Flashcards too: iTunes

Vinny Ahluwalia

Senior Content Writer at StudMonk
Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *