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The Indian textile industry is one of the largest in the world with a large unmatched raw material base and manufacturing strength across the value chain. India is the 6th largest exporter of Textiles & Apparel in the world. India’s textiles and clothing industry is one of the mainstays of the national economy. The share of textile and apparel (T&A) including handicrafts in India’s total exports stands at a significant 11.4% in 2020-21. India has a share of 4% of the global trade in textiles and apparel. It provides direct employment to over 35 million people. The textile industry is the second largest provider of employment after agriculture. The global technical textile industry is estimated at US$127 billion and its size in India is pegged at US$11 billion. Thus, the growth and all-round development of industry has a direct bearing on the huge requirement of technocrats.  

The Centre for Textile Functions (CTF) was established in 2007 in Mukesh Patel School of Technology and Management under Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) - Deemed to be University, which is flourishing under the aegis of Shree Ville Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) at Shirpur with a "See & Learn and Work &Learn "concept. 

CTF is offering Diploma in Textile Technology (DTT) course, this institute is initiated as an integral part of the Textile Park in Shirpur. Curriculum is designed, keeping in mind technical skills required in personnel employed in corporate textile industry. CTF entered into MOU with M/s Priyadarshini Sahakari Soot Girni Ltd. (PSSGL) group of industries at Textile Park, Shirpur, to support for the practical sessions, training and project works. Other units are also associated with CTF and extend support for teaching learning process. These units are also equipped with modern technology for producing 100% cotton products with entire value chain of textile manufacturing viz. cotton ginning to spinning, weaving, knitting with knit processing and terry towel manufacturing and processing and also export quality garment making unit.

The curriculum is so designed that it helps formulate clarity in knowledge base, presentation skills, industry-based project work, understanding work ethics and values at shop floor as textile professional.  CTF offers a Three Years’ Diploma Programme in Textile Technology. Eligibility for the candidate is 10th Pass with minimum 50% marks. Nearly 615 Diploma students passed out and accomplishing successful career in industry segment of spinning, weaving, chemical processing, knitting & garmenting.


To be a vibrant and innovative centre for education, research and executive training in the field of textile technology, to develop a cadre of socially responsive technocrats by providing quality education to the rural and urban youth and thereby serving the textile industry and community at large, both nationally and internationally.


Our mission is to shape up the students with quality education and training in consonance with the vision of the department and to develop attitude, skills by providing learner friendly atmosphere and ultimately make them fit to strive for responsibilities towards industry, society and nation

To create the platform to connect the industry with the academics by keeping continuous interaction with industry personnel t upgrade curriculum to develop core competency in the various skills required to work in textile industry.

Programme Introduction

Teaching, Learning and Evalution

In most of the subjects, there will be theory and practical classes. Time table will be for approximately 32 to 35 contact hours per week. After second year there will be In-plant training of 2 months in modern textile industries. During training the students will be allotted small industry based project work for which guidance by the faculty and industry mentor will be available. The students will be required to make presentation of the project work.

Student is required to have minimum of 80% attendance in the classes for every subject and must complete all the term work prescribed for the subjects.

For most of the subjects, marks are assigned for internal continuous assessment (ICA) and term end examination (TEE). Continuous assessment includes: class tests and term work containing practical work, and/or assignments and oral exam. For passing in a subject, student must obtain a minimum of 40% marks in individual. i.e. in ICA and TEE and 50% in combined total of ICA and TEE.


CTF is having good industrial experienced full time faculties. Apart from this, numbers of experienced persons from industries and academic Institutions are being made available for teaching various subjects.

Board of Studies

  1. Dr. Arup Rakshit, Associate Dean, CTF, Shirpur, Chairperson
  2. Mr. Vikas Sharan, Director-India Operations, SAURER Textile Solutions (Industry Representative)
  3. Mr. L.C.Patil, GM, Deesan Texfab Pvt. Ltd, Shirpur (Industry Representative)
  4. Mr. Rashmi Shah, Consultant Fact Personnel, Ahmedabad (Special Invitee)
  5. Dr. Abhijit Majumdar, Professor, IIT, Delhi (Academic Expert)
  6. Dr. Tasnim Shaikh, Prof. & Head,Textile Department, M.S.University, Baroda ( Academic Expert)


Teaching Scheme (I to VI Semester)

Job Opportunities

Textile engineering graduates find excellent job opportunities in diverse industrial sectors. Their career path includes Process Engineering, R and D, Production Control, Technical Sales, Quality Control, and Corporate Management through the production supervisory route. One can find jobs in Industrial Engineering, Product Development, Marketing, Technical Sales, and other areas.

Various areas where student can work

Production : Start with Textile Engineer, Management Trainees or Textile Technologist in Spinning, Weaving, Garmenting, Knitting and wet processing of Textiles

R &D/Laboratory : Textile industries, Textile Dyes & Auxiliaries companies for Product Development, Process development, Dyes and Chemical testing, Process control and Quality control

Technical Services, Marketing: Textile Chemicals/Auxiliaries and Dyes like Dyestar, Clairent, Huntsman, Atul Ltd., Resil, etc.

Research Institutes: Govt., Semi Govt. and private research institutions, like BTRA, ATIRA, MANTRA, SITRA, NITRA, CIRCOT, WRA, SASMIRA, etc., where high quality research is carried out on various industrial, semi-government and government projects.

Garmenting: Manufacturing, Fashion designing, Processing, etc.

Technical Textiles: i.e. applications of textiles other than apparels, like Medical, Agriculture, Civil, Transportation, Sports, Defense, non-woven, etc. This field is growing rapidly in India giving tremendous opportunities of employment.


Textile engineering is one of the lucrative fields.  Fresh graduates can earn their initial income around Rs 12,000 to Rs 20,000 every month. The income rises according to their experience and skills. A textile engineer with 2-3 years of industrial experience can earn more than Rs 50,000/- every month excluding other perks and benefits.


This is the third consecutive year from starting of our institute, we are successful in getting 100% placements. In all our programs, the students are performing their practical work in Priyadarshini Sahakari Soot Girni Limted, located at Shirpur. Hence, the students are getting very good industrial exposure right from first day of their college.

Initially the students are placed at the production level, quality controls and technical services in various specializations like, spinning, weaving, chemical processing, garmenting, knitting, etc. After getting good hands on experience they may continue their services in the same field or change the nature of services as per their interest. 

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