Anna University of Technology, Chennai

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Department of Textile Technology


The Department of Textile Technology was established in the year 1945 at Alagappa College of Technology under University of Madras with the purpose of providing world-class education in the field of Textile Technology. The Department has industrial and academic collaboration on specialized areas of study and this has positioned the institution as the harbinger of progressive changes and innovations.

Courses Offered :

=> B. Tech. Textile Technology
=> B. Tech. Apparel Technology
=> M. Tech. Textile Technology
=> M. S. (By Research) Textile Technology
=> Ph.D. in the Faculty of Technology


Theoretical know-how and prowess are supplemented with practical work. This is achieved with the help of excellent laboratory facilities available in the Department. Some of the facilities available in the laboratories are given below.

=> Blow Room and Card
=> Draw Frame
=> Comber
=> Speed Frame
=> Ring Frame
=> Winders
=> Miniature Card
=> Miniature Draw frame
=> Pilot OE – rotor spinning machine


In addition to the University Central Library, the Department has its own library with a congenial atmosphere for reading. Books covering the entire gamut of textile field and relevant books on allied sciences and engineering are available. The students are free to access the library and browse the internet facility available in the library. The library is also equipped with textile magazines and information brochures. In addition to this, CDs on machinery and equipment are made available to get a better understanding of their working mechanism. Moreover, it has also various technical publications and proceedings of seminars and conferences held in the various parts of the world.

Research :

The Department carries out research in the various field of Textile Technology. Presently seven research scholars are pursuing Ph.D. programme.The faculty of the Department have published 51 papers in the reputed journals and presented 17 papers in the Conference/Seminar in the last six years.The faculty of the Department has received one patent and have applied for 5 patents.The Department carries out consultancy project with the industries.


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