M.Sc. (Apparel and Textiles)

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Master of Science in Apparel and Textiles is a postgraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. The master degree course includes textile technology, garment production, chemical processing of textiles, quality control in textiles and apparels, knitting technology and knitwear design and grading and draping of patterns. The duration of the course is two years and it is career orienting in nature that opens many job opportunities for the candidates after its successful completion. The course is career orienting in nature that opens many scopes after its successful completion.

How is M.Sc. Apparel and Textiles Course Beneficial?

  • The course is beneficial to increase the knowledge base, enhance research aptitude and to provide the students with inbuilt confidence in their professional field and cutting edge in the global scenario.
  • The Degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. for research work.
  • Master of Science in Apparel and Textiles Course develops the process of critical and analytical thinking and encourage the students to pursue further studies and research in the areas of Textiles and Apparels


  • Candidate with an overall average of B Grade or equivalent (55%) marks in B.Sc. Textile Science & Apparel Design. The students with the following undergraduate degrees viz., B.Sc. Apparel Design, B.Sc. Textiles & Clothing, B.Sc. Fashion Design, B.Sc. Fashion Apparel Design, B.Sc. Composite (Home Science) are also eligible provided they complete the required prerequisites by the end of Semester II i.e. FY M.Sc.
  • Prerequisites required: Textile Testing, Textile Chemistry, Weaving (theory &practical).


Syllabus of Apparel and Textiles as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Part I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study




Research Methods and Computer Applications


Advanced Fabric Science


Historic Costume


World Textiles: Techniques and Master Pieces


Fashion Marketing


Apparel Production


Pattern Making


Fashion Illustration


Textile Design Development



Part II


Quality Assurance in Textiles and Apparel


Dyeing, Printing and Colour Measurement


Textile Finishing and Evaluation


Electives (any two of the following)


a) Business of Fashion


b) Textile Documentation and Conservation


c) Extension Programme Design


d) Fashion Merchandise Retail


e) Home Textiles




Placement report

M.Sc. Apparel and Textiles Colleges

  • University of Delhi - DU, Delhi
  • S.N.D.T. College of Home Science, Pune
  • Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur
  • Government Home Science College, Chandigarh

M.Sc. Apparel and Textiles Course Suitability          

  • They should have practical learning of fabric construction, through weaving, knitting and off loom weaving techniques.
  • They should have good communication and interpersonal skills and knowledge of computer.
  • They should have innovative and analytical mind, as they have to deal with so many situations during the course of action.
  • They also should be up to date with happenings in the fashion world both native and outside countries..

 Employment Areas

  • Garment Industry
  • Textile Testing Industry
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Research Areas
  • Fashion Design Institutes

 Job Types

  • Merchandiser
  • Costume & Garment Designer
  • Teacher/Lecturer
  • Production Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Digital Machine Operator
  • Material Management Executive/Manager
  • Carpet Designer
  • Marketing & Sales Executive
  • Digital Machine Designer
  • Sales Manager
  • Textile Designer
  • Accessory Designer cum Merchandiser


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