• 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.







    Textiles and Clothing


    M. Phil.

    Textiles and Clothing


    Ph. D

    Textiles and Clothing



    Textiles and Apparel Designing


    PG. Diploma

    Apparel Designing



    Textiles and Clothing changed to Textiles and Fashion Apparel



    Bio Textiles


    B. Voc.

    Textile Dyeing and Printing


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


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


    • 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


    • 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
  • Facilities
  • Staff Details
    Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Mail id
    Dr.(Mrs.) N.Vasugi
    Dean and Professor Textile Management,
    Technical Textiles,
    Non-conventional fibers, Wet processing,
    Eco-friendly Textiles, Sericulture,
    Apparel Designing and Quality control
    1989 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) S.Amsamani M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D. Professor Eco Textiles, Apparel Designing, Technical Textiles & Finishes 1991 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) R.Prabha M.Sc.,Ph.D.,SLET Assistant Professor (SG) Textiles & Clothing 2005 [email protected]
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) G.Bagyalakshmi M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., NET Associate Professor & HOD Fashion,
    Textiles and Clothing
    2005 [email protected]
    [email protected] ,
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) K.Kalaiarasi
    Assistant Professor (SG) Biochemistry,Bio-Textiles 2006 [email protected]
    [email protected] ,
    Dr.(Mrs.) U.Ratna
    Assistant Professor (SS) Fashion Concepts, Textile Production Process, Knitting, Clothing care, World Costume, Technical Textiles 2006 ratnanirmhalkumar
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Dr.(Mrs.) R.Sunitha
    Assistant Professor (SS) Natural Fibres, Nonwovens, Green Composites and Technical Textiles 2008 sunitha1976adutex
    [email protected] ,
    [email protected]
      Self Supporting Staff        
    Ms.K.Sangamithirai M.Sc.,M.Phil.,NET Assistant Professor(Temporary) Textiles and Clothing 2011 [email protected]
    Assistant Professor(Temporary) Fashion Designing, Fashion Illustration,Textile Recycling,
    Sustainable Textiles
    2017 [email protected],
    [email protected]
    Ms. Channa V S Vimala Bharathi Deepthi
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Biotextiles [email protected]
    Ms.S.Jothi Mani
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Textiles and Clothing [email protected]
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Textiles and Clothing [email protected]
    Ms.S.Sakthi Uma Maheswari
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Textiles and Clothing shakthiumamaheswari_tc
  • 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
  • Research Scholar Details
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  • Research Projects
  • Events Attended
  • Events Organised
  • Guest Lectures Delivered
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  • Student Awards/Achievements/Honours