Diploma in Handloom technology

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The handloom sector in India is showing a steady progress and the Government of India is also introducing some new plans to further enhance the efficiency, productivity and production of the handloom sector thereby improving the socio-economic status of the handloom weavers.

The government is also taking every step to upgrade the skills of the handloom weavers and is also offering them with marketing and infrastructural input support.

Diploma in Handloom Technology is designed to cater technical personnel to the handloom and textile industry. It deals with the study of fibers, fabric structure and cloth analysis, weaving theory and fabric calculations, textile chemistry with dyeing and printing, computer aided textile designing, computer color matching, textile testing and quality control, marketing management etc.,

Nature of Job

Working conditions are generally good in the textile industry. Newer mills have temperature and humidity controls, while older mills may have inadequate lighting and poor ventilation. Most employees work with machinery, which is often noisy, but the accident rate is fairly low in the textile industry. Most textile mills have around-the-clock operations and run three shifts. The work is generally steady in the textile industry. When production slowdowns occur, most mills shut down for one or two days a week instead of laying off workers.


  • Weaving Theory & Textile Calculation-I
  • Weaving Practice
  • General Textile Technology
  • Fabric Structure & Cloth Analysis-I
  • Textile Design & Color-I
  • Chemistry Theory
  • Chemistry Practice
  • Physics
  • Machine Drawing
  • English
  • Weaving Theory & Textile Calculation-II
  • Weaving Practice
  • Fabric Structure & Cloth Analysis-II
  • Textile Design & Colour-II
  • Textile Chemistry Theory-I
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Computer Application and Information Technology
  • Pollution Control in Textile Industry
  • Weaving Theory & Textile Calculation-III
  • Weaving Practice
  • Fabric Structure & Cloth Analysis-III
  • Computer Aided Textile Designing
  • Computer Color Matching
  • Textile Chemistry Theory-II
  • Textile Chemistry Practice
  • Textile Testing Theory & Quality Control
  • Textile Testing Practice
  • Marketing Management
  • Project Work.


Each candidate admitted into the course will get stipend of Rs. 200/- per month in the first year, Rs. 225/- per month in the second year and Rs. 250/- per month in the third year of the course by the central government and an equal amount of stipend i.e. Rs. 200/- p.m. in the first year, Rs. 225/- p.m. in the second year and Rs. 250/- p.m. in the third year will also be paid by the government of Tamil Nadu during the course.

Eligibility & Admission

Candidates who have passed SSC / SSLC examination with 45% marks in aggregate and minimum 50% marks in mathematics and sciences put together with English as a subject of study are eligible for admission. In the case criteria for SC/ST candidates relaxation of 5% marks in aggregate and minimum 45% marks in mathematics and science put together.

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