• Department of Textiles Clothing
  • Department profile

    The Department of Textiles and Clothing was established in the year 1967 with the purpose of providing world class education in the field of Textiles. The department has industrial and academic collaborations and this has positioned the department as the highest stride of progressive changes and innovations along with imparting discipline, creativity and tradition. The course has been designed to focus on textile fiber, yarn, fabric, quality control and testing with knowledge on wet processing of textiles including the dyeing and printing. Advances in the field including the application of computers in fashion and garment industry, marketing, merchandising and entrepreneurship development, eco-friendly textile production, technical textiles are given limelight syllabus.

    The department has 12 faculty members consisting of 2 Professors, 1 Associate Professor, 4 Assistant Professors, 2 Temporary Assistant Professors and 2 Temporary Teaching Assistants who strive to give excellence in Teaching and Research. The on and off campus placements are very good and students are mostly employed as Assistant Professors, Research Associates, Fashion and Celebrity designers, Entrepreneurs, Boutique heads, Fashion illustrators and designers, Jewellery Designers, Quality control managers and supervisors, Store in-charge for international fashion brands and Visual merchandisers.

    Highlights of the department

    • University Grants Commission sponsored a major project under SAP-DRS : Exploring Under Utilized Bio- Resources for Eco and Technical Textiles.
    • Advanced Latest equipments like Nano Spray dryer, Atomic UV Visible spectrophotometer have been provided to enable students to work on the latest state of the art technologies
    • Experienced faculty members who have completed their doctoral degree and NET and SLET help the students to achieve their dreams in the areas of fashion, textiles and clothing.
    • The department is well equipped with various laboratories namely Textile Testing, Textile Dyeing and Printing, Advance Textile Production lab, Garment construction lab-Basic and Advanced and Interdisciplinary Research lab (Bio-Textiles)
    • The department has signed MoU with the Textiles committee and J.D. Birla Institute that facilitate the students during their research period to have collaborations.
    • The alumni of the department are placed in various top institutions both in academic arena and industries as professors and designers, quality control personal, merchandiser, illustrators respectively and also as successful entrepreneurs across the country and globally.

    Genesis

    Year

    Degree

    Course

    1967

    M.Sc.

    Textiles and Clothing

    1990

    M. Phil.

    Textiles and Clothing

    1990

    Ph. D

    Textiles and Clothing

    1991

    B.Sc.

    Textiles and Apparel Designing

    1991

    PG. Diploma

    Apparel Designing

    2004

    M.Sc.

    Textiles and Clothing changed to Textiles and Fashion Apparel

    2005

    M.Sc.

    Bio Textiles

    2018

    B. Voc.

    Textile Dyeing and Printing

    Vision

    Establish centre of inclusive excellence in eco-friendly textiles and execute need based research projects for the welfare of the society

    Mission

    To serve as a nodal agency for reviving Indian Traditional culture in Textiles and fashion through state of art techniques and researches

    Objectives

    • To continue to be a premier institution in providing quality textiles and apparel designing education at the Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral Levels besides serving the society
    • To keep the students updated with scientific and technological developments
    • Enhancing creativity, innovation, research and craftsmanship through training with professional partnership program

    Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

    Undergraduate programme
    • Gain knowledge in textile production techniques
    • Acquire skill in textile dyeing and printing
    • Develop skills required to become a fashion designer / entrepreneur
    • Acquire dexterity in design, surface enrichment and apparel construction

    Postgraduate programme
    • Gain expertise in areas of fashion designing and merchandising
    • Get experience in advance textile fabrication techniques in weaving, knitting and non-woven
    • Proficient in textile testing and quality control methods
    • Undertake need based multidisciplinary research in technical textiles
    • Develop eco friendly processing methods

    Thrust area of research

    • Fabrication of non-conventional fibres for technical application
    • Eco-friendly natural dyeing on textiles
    • Textile printing with natural pigments
    • Functional finishing of textiles with natural herbal sources
    • Development of eco friendly health care products
    • Designing and developing fashion apparels
    • Functional apparel-Product design and development
    • Enzymatic dye extraction for textile dyeing and printing
    • Textile effluent treatment using microbes and agro wastes
    • Fabrication of nonwoven products utilizing natural fibres
  • Programmes Offered

    Programmes Offered
    • B.Sc. : Textiles & Apparel Designing
    • B.Voc. : Textile Dyeing and Printing
    • M.Sc. : Textiles & Fashion Apparel
    • M.Sc. : Bio Textiles
    • PG.Dip.. : Apparel Desinging (from 2018-19 onwards)
    • M.Phil: Textiles & Clothing
    • Ph.D : Textiles & Clothing

    Eligibility

    • B.Sc.Textiles and Apparel Designing : Any group (Vocational only Dress Designing)
    • M.Sc. Textiles & Fashion Apparel : B.Sc. Home Science Any degree related to Textiles, Costumes design and Fashion
    • M.Sc. Bio Textiles : B.Sc. Home Science/ Any degree related to Textiles, Costumes design and Fashion & any Science degree
    • B. Voc. Textile Dyeing and Printing : Pass in Plus Two (Any group)
    PG Professional Certification course with research institution:
    • "Medical Textiles" in collaboration with South Indian Textile Research Association (SITRA), Ministry of Textiles, Govt .of India. Coimbatore.
    • Certified Quality Professionals under Industrial SDS, Textiles Committee, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Coimbatore.
    • Silk Dyeing, Printing &Finishing, Silk Dyeing, Printing & Process Control, Physical and Chemical Testing Methods of Textiles Materials with Central Silk Training Research Institute (CSTRI), Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, Bangalore.
    • Designing and Constructing Leather Goods in association with Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Ministry of Commerce, Govt of India, Chennai.
  • Syllabus, PSO & CO
  • Facilities
  • Staff Profile
    Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Mail id
    Dr.(Mrs.) N.Vasugi
    M.Sc.,M.B.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
    Dean and Professor Textile Management, Technical Textiles, Non-conventional fibers, Wet processing, Eco-friendly Textiles, Sericulture, Apparel Designing and Quality control 1989 vasugiraaja@gmail.com
    dean_homescience@avinuty.ac.in
    vasugi_tc@avinuty.ac.in
    vr_cbe@rediffmail.com
    Dr.(Mrs.) S.Amsamani
    M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
    Professor Technical Textiles, Non-conventional fibers, Wet processing Quality control and management, Eco-friendly Textile Processing 1991 dramsamani@gmail.com
    amsamani_tc@avinuty.ac.in
    pmrram_dr@yahoo.co.in
    Dr.(Mrs.) R.Prabha M.Sc.,Ph.D.,SLET Assistant Professor (SG) Apparel designing & Surface enrichments, Fabric structure and design, Fiber science 2005 rajprabha2003@gmail.com
    prabha_tc@avinuty.ac.in
    prabhamoorti@yahoo.co.in
    Dr.(Mrs.) G.Bagyalakshmi M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET Associate Professor & HOD NNatural dyes, Anti-microbial Finishing, Apparel designing, Value addition on Fabric 2005 gbagyaa@gmail.com
    bagyalakshmi_tc@avinuty.ac.in ,
    bagyaa_g@yahoo.co.in
    Dr.(Mrs.) K.Kalaiarasi
    M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,SLET
    Assistant Professor (SG) Enzymology, Textile Effluent Treatment, Bio-finishing, Bio-Remediation 2006 drkkalaiarasi@gmail.com
    kalaiarasi_tc@avinuty.ac.in ,
    kalaiarasimathivanan@yahoo.com
    Dr.(Mrs.) U.Ratna
    M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,SLET
    Assistant Professor (SS) Special finishes, Knitting Textile science, Clothing Care 2006 ratnanirmhalkumar@gmail.com
    ratna_tc@avinuty.ac.in
    nusha06@yahoo.com
    Dr.(Mrs.) R.Sunitha
    M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,NET
    Assistant Professor (SS) Eco-Textiles, Fashion Illustration, Pattern making, Apparel designing & Construction, Non-Wovens Textile Science 2008 sunitha1976adutex@gmail.com
    sunitha_tc@avinuty.ac.in ,
    Sunitha_27111@yahoo.co.in
      Self Supporting Staff        
    Ms.K.Sangamithirai M.Sc.,M.Phil.,NET Assistant Professor(Temporary) Textile science, textile production and processes, sewing techniques, computer application in apparel industry, apparel merchandising 2011 sangu.mithirai@gmail.com
    Dr.S.Aishwarya
    M.Sc.,NET,Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Costumes of India, Fashion concept, Fashion accessories, Sewing, Textile testing, Fashion CAD, Fashion Illustration and portfolio presentation, Textile Waste Recycling, Sustainable textiles, Project Proposal preparation 2017 aishu55@gmail.com
    Ms.S.Vijayalakshmi
    M.Sc.
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Fashion Illustration, sewing techniques, pattern making, CAD, Garment construction, Eco-textiles 2017 vijisoundar09@gmail.com
    Dr (Mrs).B.Sangeetha Priya
    M.Sc., PGDAD, NET., Ph.D
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) CAD, Draping and Pattern making, garment construction, apparel merchandising and marketing, Research, Electronics in Textiles, Smart Textiles, Fashion portfolio 2018 sangeethapriya091185@gmail.com
  • Sponsored Projects

    MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Name of the faculty

    Title of the Project

    Duration

    Funding Agency

    Dr. G. Bagyalakshmi

    Co Ordinator

    UGC Sponsored Career Oriented course in Surface Enrichment on Fabric

    2012-2017

    UGC

    Dr. S. Amsamani

    Co Investigator

    Harnessing herbal potential of Pisonia Grandis in the - development of Medical Textiles

    2016

    DST

    Dr. S. Amsamani

    Principal Investigator

    Application of Selected Herbal Antimicrobial Finish for Feminine Health and Hygiene Products

    2015

    UGC

     

    MAJOR RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Dr. N. Vasugi
    Dr. S. Amsamani and
    Dr. R. Sunitha

    Co-ordinator, Deputy Coordinator, Member

    Exploring Under Utilized Bio- Resources for Eco and Technical Textiles

    2014-2019

    UGC - SAP DRS-1

    Dr. N. Vasugi and Dr. G. Bagyalakshmi

     

    Principle Investigator and Co Principal Investigator

    UGC Project "Production of courseware e-content development for PG subjects- Home Science.

    2014-2016

     

    UGC

     

     

    MINOR RESEARCH IN-HOUSE PROJECTS

    Dr. K. Kalaiarasi and Dr. R. Prabha

    Principle Investigator and Co Principal Investigator

    "Microwave-Assisted Extraction and Dyeing of Silk with Natural Dyes"

    1/12/2016 to 31/3/2017

    Completed

    Dr. R. Sunitha and Dr. U. Ratna

    Principle Investigator and Co Principal Investigator

    "Empowering Rural Women through Skill Based Training in Printing and Surface Enrichment on Textiles"

    1/12/2016 to 31/3/2017

    Completed
    Mrs. K. Sangamithrai

    Principal Investigator

    "Natural dyes for Printing on cotton and silk"

    6-12-2017 to 31-4-2018

    Completed
    Dr.G.Bagyalakshmi
    Dr. S. Aishwariya

    Principal Investigator
    Co-Investigator

    "Recycling of textile and agro-wastes into handmade paper "

    January 2019 - April 2019

    on-going

     

    FUNDING RECEIVED FOR PURSUING FULL-TIME Ph. D

    Name of the Research Scholar

    Name of the Research Supervisor

    Title of the Project

    Duration

    Funding Agency

    S. Aishwariya

    JRF&SRF-DST

    Dr. S. Amsamani
    Professor,
    Department of Textiles and Clothing

    Up-cycling the selected post-industrial cotton waste into sustainable products

    2010-2014

    DST INSPIRE Fellowship

    G. Resmi.

    JRF&SRF- UGC

    Dr. S. Amsamani

    Professor,

    Department of Textiles and Clothing

    Evaluation of Plant Bioactive Agent Treated Chitosan Nano-finished Textiles for Antimicrobial and Wound Dressing Applications

    2011-2016

    UGC

    S.N. Hema

    JRF&SRF- UGC

    Dr. N. Vasugi
    Dean,

    School of Home science

    Development and evaluation of non woven wound dressing with herbal finish.

    2011-2016

    UGC

  • MOU signed

    • J.D. Birla Institute, Kolkata*
    • NIFT-TEA, ATAL Incubation Centre, Tirupur
    • Textiles committee (GOI), Coimbatore
    *A special training programme was conducted for the post graduate students and faculty members of Textiles & Clothing of JD Birla Institute (Kolkata) in production of fabric with the following objectives
    • Co-operate in the exchange of information relating to their activities in research in fields of mutual interests
    • Joint Research Venture and Publications
    • Joint Workshop/Seminar/Conference/short courses
  • Seminars/Conferences/ Workshops Conducted
  • Research Programmes

    FUNDING RECEIVED FOR CONDUCTING RESEARCH

    Name of the Project / Programme

    Year

    Amount (Lakhs)

    UGC Fresh Induction under SAP (DRS)

    2014*

    56.80

    UGC

    e-PG Pathshala in Home Science(Consultancy)

    2014*

    112.00

    DST Science and Society Programme

    2009#

    38.79

    UGC

      • PG Innovative Programme
      • Carrier Oriented Course
      • Major Research Project

    2005*

    2012*

    2012#

    31.50

    10.00

    12.10

    UGC Minor Project (2)

    2016*

    0.50

    Research Institutional Linkages

    National
    • South India Textile Research Association, SITRA
    • Textile committee, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
    • South India Mill Owners Association ,SIMA
    • Central Silk Board, CSTRI
    • Central Leather Research Institutions, CLRI
    • Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, CIRCOT
    • Indian Jute Industries Research Association, IJIRA
    • Tirupur Exporters Association, TEA
    Others
    • Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing and Printing units in Tirupur.
  • Awards/Achievements

    • Dr. N. Vasugi was awarded the "Distinguished Accomplishment Award in Textiles by Texas Tech" Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 9th December 2009 in International Conference on Advances in Textiles Machinery, Non-woven and Technical textiles (ATNT) Coimbatore, held on 14th -16th July 2008.
    • Distinguished Accomplishment Award in Textiles was given by Texas Tech University (USA) and Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 9th December 2009 in International Conference on "Advances in Textiles Machinery, Non-woven and Technical Textiles" Coimbatore, held on 14 th -16 th July 2008.
    • Dr. S. Amsamani Received "Best Research Scientist" award in the 28th Biennial National Conference on Impact of Social Change and Technological Advancement on Family and Community, JD Birla Institute, Kolkatta on 7.01.10-9.01.10.

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  • Publications