Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Fashion Technology)

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Course Structure

The course is comprised of some core courses and some electives. While the core courses provide fundamental knowledge about clothing technology and fashion, the electives lean more towards specialized skills.

The course delivery methods include lectures, lab work, practical training, assignments, workshops etc.

In the last two semesters, the students are encouraged to take a research project and internship. Completion of these is important to obtain graduate degree in B.Tech FT.

In the final assessment, the students are graded on Theory paper, Term work (assignments), Lab work and Research Project.


It is possible that syllabus might vary from institution to institution. However, the common topics covered in the course are as follows:

Name of course



Applied Physics



Surface Tension




Photoelectric Effect


With this course students will be able to learn the nature of material, dying of a material and study fibre structure of the cloth.

Textile Mathematics


Successive Differentiation

Partial Differentiation

Curve Tracing

Introduction of Statistics

Measures of central tendency

Measures of dispersion

Measures of Skewness& kurtosis


Integral Calculus

Multiple integrals

Applications of integration

Numerical Differentiation & curve fitting

Bivariate data

Probability distribution

Standard discrete and continuous probability distributions

Applications of ordinary differential equations

Testing of hypothesis

Large sample tests


Analysis of Multivariate Data

Laplace Transforms

With this course students will be able to use mathematical models used in textile engineering, classify and represent textile data graphically.

Electrical science

D.C. Circuits

Magnetic Circuits

A.C. Fundamentals

A.C. Circuits

Single Phase Transformers

Three phase A.C. Circuits

Three Phase Induction Motor

Energy Audit

In this course, one learns about the characteristics behaviour and applications of electrical machines.

Textile Fibres

Natural fibres

Animal Fibres

Man Made fibres

Synthetic fibres

Regenerated Fibres

As the name suggests, this course is aimed at learning the different kinds of Fibres which form the basis of Textile.

Introduction to Textile Manufacturing

Textile terms and definitions

Yarn- numbering system and classification


Introduction to spinning

Introduction to weaving

Fabric structures

Doubling and Twisting

Fabric Design

Constructional details

Introduction to Garment processing

This course familiarises students with the key concepts regarding Textile and the applications associated to it.

Applied Mechanics



Moment of Inertia

Lifting Machines

Kinematics: Linear motion and Angular Motion


Transmission of motion and power

Through this, the students will learn about principles, theorems and concepts of mechanics, principles, theorems and concepts of mechanics etc.

Concepts of Design and Fashion

Introduction to design

Elements of design

Principles of design






Basics of Fashion Illustration

Introduction to fashion

In this, students will learn the elements and principles of art in fashion dress designing.

Engineering Graphics

Introduction & use of instruments

Orthographic Projections

Sectional Orthographic views

Isometric Projections

Development of Surfaces

Free hand sketches

Introduction to Auto- CAD

This course would impart knowledge on drawing instruments; learn to draw free hand sketches of mechanisms used in textile machines.

Basics of Apparel Technology

Introduction to clothing industry




Pressing & finishing

Production technology

Ware housing

Application of CAD/CAM in garment manufacturing

The students will learn the basics of sewing, cutting and finishing a piece of fabric into apparel.

Fabric Structure and Design

Bedford cords

Colour theory

Extra warp and extra weft figuring

Fabric engineering

This course introduces the students to the basics of fabric structure and the principles associated with it.

Yarn Manufacture

Cotton Ginning


This course introduces students with Factors influencing ginning performance. Influence of ginning on fibre, yarn and fabric quality.

Fabric Manufacture




Automatic weaving

Non-Woven fabrics

Here, the students learn details of winding machine, different methods of production of non woven fabrics etc.

Textile Design and Colour

Colour modification

Textile design development

Colour theory

Designing different motifs and colour pattern

This course would help students to learn the basics of textile designs and importance of colours in Textile.

Yarns and Fabrics for Fashion Applications

Fancy yarns

 Hosiery Yarns

Elastane Yarns

 Embroidery Yarn

Sewing Threads

Principle of Air jet weft insertion

This course continues to impart knowledge on the various types of yarns required in cloth manufacturing.

Chemical Processing of Textiles


Introduction to textile wet processing

Mechanical preparatory Processes

Chemical preparatory processes


From Dyeing to bleaching to desizing, this course introduces students to chemical process which are used in manufacturing textiles.

Pattern making and garment construction

Basic pattern making

Drafting of basic pattern set

Dart manipulation

Designing with darts

Drafting of sleeve and collar


Introduction and construction techniques of garment closures

Style lines




Advanced Sewing

Fabric Preparation

Material Handling

Sequence of cutting

Advanced Draping

Garment construction

Students, here learn about how to make a pattern or design of a cloth to actually designing collars, pockets and other designs on the cloth.

Testing of textiles and apparels

Objectives Of Testing

Classification of fabric Properties, Sampling of Fabrics

Dimensional characteristics

Fabric Strength

Pilling of fabrics

Water proofing & water repellence

Apparel Testing

This course is to understand the importance of apparel testing and testing the limits of the textile design and find limitations of a particular type of cloth.

Fashion Illustration

Figure Proportions

Basic Figure Forms

Turning Reality to Fashion Fantasy

Drawing Men

Drawing Children

Drawing Flats


Here, the students learn to draw different figures forms and human sketches on which new pattern of clothing is designed and tested.

Structure and production of knitted fabric

Weft Knitting

Flat Knitting

Warp Knitting

This course introduces students to different type of Knitting a fabric.

Garment Processing

Styles of Printing

Methods of Printing

Printing paste

Printing with direct, reactive and disperse dyes

Pigment printing

Special print recipes for garments

Inkjet / Digital printing


Here, the student get familiarised with printing the cloth with different types of dyes.

Garment production, machinery and equipments

History and development of sewing machines

Parts of sewing machines

Adjustments of major parts

Classification and Operation

Work Aids

Spreading and Fusing

In this course, students learn the operation of machinery which helps in the manufacturing of a cloth

Fashion and art design

Introduction to Fashion

Fashion Design Process

History of Fashion

Study of Latest Fashion

Study of Design Details

Dress and Image

This course deals with the theory of the latest trends in fashion, the meaning of the term ‘fashion’ and its types

Fashion Communication

Advertising and promotion

Fashion Journalism

Fashion Photography and Styling

Visual Merchandising

Fashion Organization

Apparel Product Development

Fashion dress communication

From designing and manufacturing of the cloth, this course moves to ideas of promoting a fashion product and the ways to do so

Advanced styling and forecasting

Fabric Styling

Fashion Styling

The Fashion Forecasting Process

Colour and Fabric Forecasting

Trend Forecasting

Sales Forecasting

This course is about importance and the types of forecasting in fashion

Embroidery and surface Ornamentation

Hand embroidery stitches

Indian traditional embroideries

Ornamentation Techniques

Introduction to Machine Embroidery

Construction and Working of Embroidery machines

Software used for embroideries

This course is about the embroidery designs and its types used on cloths

Merchandising in Apparel and Fashion Industry

Organization of the Apparel Business




Export Documentation

This course gives details about the factors which go into selling a fashion product

Men, Women and Children’s wear

Study of Children’s Wear

Study of Men’s Wear

Study of Women’s Wear

Study of Women’s Intimate Apparels

This course focuses on the apparel for women, men and children through an extensive study of the respective fashion style

Industrial Engineering

Production Planning & Control

Operation Research

Work Study

This course helps understand the complex  process and systems of apparel production

Textile product engineering

Product Engineering

Market Research

Product Appraisal

This course imparts knowledge on objectives and scope of product development in textile and clothing

Garment project planning and implementation

Project Planning

Production Management analysis

Analyze of the planning, layout and logistics in garment manufacturing

Site Selection

Formulation of a Project Report

Materials Handling

Labour Compliments

This course is to understand the factors which go into plan and implement a garment project.

Industrial Economics and costing of apparel products

Definition of Economics

National Income



Costing of garments

Packing & labelling cost

This course teaches the ways to price a garment keeping in context the human needs and economy of a country.


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