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Apparel Technology (SS)

www.A4n.in, gives you a detailed description of Apparel Technology course, career options available and the list of institutions offering Apparel Technology course in Tamilnadu.

Duration : 4 Years – Semester Pattern

All About Apparel Technology (SS)

Textiles and apparel exports from India are estimated to increase to US$ 65 billion by 2016-17 from US$ 40 billion in 2013-14.

According to IBEF, the Indian textile industry, currently estimated at around US$ 108 billion, is expected to reach US$ 223 billion by 2021. The future of Apparel Technology looks very promising by both domestic consumption as well as export demand.

India’s second largest employer is the Apparel industry, contributing to 5% of India’s GDP.

Apparel Technology is the study of technology involving fashion techniques and designing. India is one of the leaders in apparel exports with approximately 11% of India’s exports relying on the textile industry, making it the biggest contributors of exports in India.

India’s textiles sector is one of the oldest industries in Indian economy dating back several centuries. US$ 41.4 billion in 2014-15 was India’s textile exports earnings, at a growth of 5.4%. The Indian textile industry has the capacity to produce a wide variety of products suitable to different market segments, both within India and across the world.

Textile industry has had a splurge of investments from various giant market leaders like the Reliance Industries, Dupont, Grasim Industries, Welspun group and Aeropostale Inc. which definitely makes apparel technology an appealing field of study for the next decade to come.

Course Curriculum

Apparel Technology deals with the latest technological developments in the manufacture, marketing, and export of apparels. Hence Apparel technology course focuses on the following areas:

Fabric Formation
Spinning Process
Garment Construction
Apparel Production
Pattern Engineering
Apparel Accessories and Sewing Threads
Textile Chemical Processing
Fabric Quality Evaluation
Knitting Technology
Clothing Comfort
Apparel Costing
Brand Management
Home Textiles
Leather Garment Design
Smart Garments
Colour Science

Career Opportunities

Apparel Technology is labour intensive and is one of the largest employers. Demand for apparel is endless and also the apparel technology student can pursue his career in various fields such as:

Fashion Designing
Fashion Consulting
Accessories Designers
Media
Fashion journalism
Modeling
Pattern Making
Merchandising
Portfolio Designing
Management
Fashion Photography
Marketing
Costume Designing

Find colleges offering Apparel Technology (SS) course

A4N Rank Rating Code Name Intake
002 AA+ 0002 University Departments of Anna University, Chennai ? ACT Campus 30

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