The Master’s program in Fabric and Apparel Science is designed to meet the needs of the growing textile and garment industry as well as the trains students for education and research sectors. The curriculum is very extensive covering various subjects such as Traditional Textiles, Design, Fabric and Garment Processing and Quality Control. There are specialized courses in Advanced Fabric Science and Quality Assurance, Pattern Making and Apparel Production, Masterpieces of World Textiles, Dyeing and Printing, and Marketing and Merchandising. During the course of study, the students gain extensive theoretical knowledge and practical experience through rigorous experimental work, portfolio development and industrial training.
The Department is well-equipped with state-of-the-art dyeing and printing facilities, textile testing equipment, design development studios and a variety of specialized machines for garment construction. We also organize field visits to industry establishments, museums, and textile fairs to provide practical exposure to our students. Additionally, the Department hosts workshops and invites industry professionals to inspire our students and encourage innovative research.
Research and Collaborations:
The department has a very active professional relationship with organizations such as IIT Delhi, NIFT, Northern Indian Textile Research Association, Weavers Service Centre and several NGOs. The Department has undertaken research projects with organizations such as UGC and DST and is actively working with the Department of Microbiology in the area of Biotechnological application in Textiles. The Department has also been successfully running a short term course on CAD in Textiles, to keep the students abreast of the latest technological advancements in the field.
On completion of the Master’s program, our students find exciting opportunities in various sectors of the industry. They work in dyeing and printing houses, craft-based NGOs, and apparel production centres as designers, merchandisers, or quality control supervisors. They also contribute to textile testing labs, work on technical reports and serve as business development managers in textile consultancy services. Our students pursue academic careers in fashion institutes, private universities, schools, and government colleges. Some students undertake research roles on completion of their Ph.D.
We take pride in our vibrant academic community, where students are nurtured to become competent professionals with a deep understanding of Fabric and Apparel Science. Join us at the Department of Fabric and Apparel Science and embark on a fulfilling journey of knowledge, creativity, and industry-relevant skills.