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Textile Chemistry

Textile as a domain of technology has a never ending scope. Food, Clothing and Shelter being the basic needs of mankind, as long as one lives there is a requirement of clothing. Hence textile and textile engineers will be in demand as long as human beings exist. With clothing, there comes aesthetics as an inalienable attribute. For non-apparel purposes also it is imperative and starting from draperies to upholstery, appearance, colour, grace and gloss are the hallmark of value. This is the area where Textile Chemistry comes into picture. Textile material, be it in fibre, yarn or fabric form, need to be properly processed to make them fit for use and this processing is what a Textile Chemist does.

Welcome to this exciting and innovative field of engineering. It deals with the complete chemical processing of textiles. The wonderful world of Colour Science, Colour Physics and the Technology of Coloration form an integral part of the subject. The degree course is offered in many universities across the country and for that matter across the globe. In TIT, this being one of the flagship branches with a great legacy and lineage is worth pursuing. The placement records and number of students going for higher education in India and abroad speak volumes about this branch of engineering in the institute.

The jobs the students get absorbed on campus include major textile industries, multinational testing laboratories, well known garment units catering to global brands and various allied industries.

Textile Chemistry: USPs

  • Opportunity to study in the premier institute for Textile
  • Best possible practical exposure for four years
  • Eligible for any government job after course completion

Subjects to study in Textile Chemistry

The programme covers all the sections of Textile Chemical Processing which broadly includes all preparatory wet processes, Technology of Dyeing for natural, synthetic and blended textiles, Textile Printing, Technology of Finishing and the chemistry of functional finishes. Some prime subjects are:

Textile Fibre

Yarn Formation

Fabric Formation

Design & Structure of Fabric

Textile Testing & Instruments

Processing at Textile Lab

Computer Aided Textile Design

Chemical Processing of Textiles

Computer Networks & Applications

Design & Structure fabric

Professional Opportunities

Employment: After completing the degree course, one is open to following job profiles in well known textile companies.

  • Technical Officer/ Executive
  • Textile marketing
  • Techno-commercial services in multi-nationals
  • R&D Lab Executive/ Manager
  • Merchandizing in Garment exports
  • Fibre technologists
  • Quality Control managers
  • Central Government Jobs in Ministry
  • Academics

Other than India, a significant number of our students are working in the Middle East, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to name a few.

Suitable options for Higher education

  • M. Tech in Textiles/Textile Chemistry
  • M S (Outside India)
  • Post graduation in NIFT

Major Recruiters;

  • Abhishek Industries
  • Asmara International
  • Croda
  • Dovoy Chemicals, Singapore
  • Dystar
  • Grasim Industries
  • LNJ Bhilwara
  • Malwa Denim
  • Modi Industries
  • Nahar Industries
  • Raymonds
  • SRF
  • Vardhman
  • Wasir Advisors
  • Welspun
  • Winsome Textiles
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