MS Textile Technology
The MS Textile Technology program aims to provide advanced knowledge of textile technology, machine design and quality management. It will also help in developing the skills of investigation of a research problem related to industrial operations. The MS Textile Technology program will offer each student a solid product and process focused education in manufacturing for the large textile industry. Graduate of this program can build a successful professional career in a wide range of job functions as well as a diverse set of industries.
MS Textile Technology program aims at achieving the following learning outcomes:
- Ability to apply knowledge of advance textile technologies to enhance the quality and production capacities of industrial units.
- Ability to design and develop solutions for products, components or processes that meet specified needs of target market.
- Ability to communicate and interface effectively with all stakeholders; sales & marketing and manufacturing etc. and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
- Ability to demonstrate technological knowledge to boost the growth of textile sector and help the society as an individual and team leader for the betterment of processes, quality and production in global business.
- Ability to function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.
- Ability to sort out problems, take feasible decisions and bring solutions with improvement in quality and production using statistical tools.
- Ability to design robust process, identify and provide sustainable answers for the issues in the process, and can design new products.
TT–5061 Advanced Fiber, Filament & Yarn Manufacturing Technologies
The aim of this course is to enhance the skill in the field of advanced textile technology. The course will be focus on the recent developments in the field of fiber technology and yarn manufacturing. The course will cover the advance fiber manufacturing range from nano-fibers to high performance technical fibers, conventional fibers as well as exotic fibers, conventional and recent yarn manufacturing techniques. The students will also learn about the specialty yarns.
TT–5062 Advanced Fabric Manufacturing Technologies
The aim of this course is to educate the students about latest advancements in fabric manufacturing technologies introduced in the world. The course contents include conventional fabric manufacturing techniques like weaving & knitting with focus on conventional fabrics as well as specialty weaving and knitting, newest fabric manufacturing techniques like nonwoven and braiding, nonwoven manufacturing technology and multi-dimensional technical fabric technologies.
TT–5063 Advanced Textile Processing Technologies
This course provide knowledge about the advancements and latest technologies introduced in fabric processing and their application areas. The conventional fabric processing techniques will also be included along with state of the art technologies. The topics include preparatory processes, advancements in dyes and dying processes, dying operations, processes to develop fabrics with improved aesthetic and functional properties, testing of textile performance using chemical and instrumental methods.
TT–5064 Advanced Clothing Technologies
This course will be about the latest advancements in garment manufacturing. The ergonomic study will also be considered to be a part of this course. This course elaborates the key features and techniques used for garment manufacturing for financial growth and development of industry along with customer based product assembly line optimization studies. The course content also include material sourcing, preproduction operations, production planning, latest technologies and equipment for production, garment style and fit evaluation, advanced marker modes and spreading modes and evaluation of patterns, seams, stitch types on product quality.
RM–5071 Research Methodology
The overall aim of this course is to enable the students to identify a research area, identify a research problem, formulate research question, conduct literature survey, formulate research hypothesis, design research experiments, graphical presentation, analyze and interpret the experimental data, and draw valid conclusions. Additionally, the students will be able to write a research proposal, critically analyze research papers, and write a short literature review with proper citations and referencing. The students will practice relevant statistical Page 24 tools and techniques using a statistical software package. The students will also become familiar with plagiarism and other ethical issues in research, patents, copyrights and trademarks, thesis and research paper writing styles.
TE–5072 Technical Textiles
Technical textiles comprise textile materials and products which are manufactured and used primarily for their performance and functional features rather than for their aesthetics. Global technical textiles market is estimated to be of worth US$150 billion. The objective of this course is to give the students a broad and detailed overview of the market size, manufacturing technologies, properties and end-uses of different categories of technical textiles, including: textiles used in agriculture, horticulture and forestry; textiles for buildings and construction; technical components of clothing; textiles used in civil engineering; household technical textiles; textiles used in filtration, cleaning and process industries; textiles used for healthcare and hygiene; textiles used in automobiles, railways and aerospace; textiles used for environmental protection; textiles used for packaging; textiles for personal and property protection; and textiles used in sports and leisure.
AME–5073 Advanced Characterization Techniques
The objective of this course is to introduce the concept of textile material characterization methods, interpretation of results and the importance of the compliances. The course aims at strengthening students' conceptual as well as practical knowledge in the field of testing and characterization of textile materials. This will also help the students in handling the different problems faced in the industry efficiently. They can perform preventive quality enhancing measure rather than the corrective ones. The focus will be on tools and Page 25 techniques that are related to quality enhancement and proper utilization of the resources. The Students will gain in-depth knowledge of conventional and advance characterization techniques. They will learn the methods to evaluate their physical and chemical properties to ensure quality of intermediate and end products in textile processes. The students will also learn about different compliances regarding the textile industry. The requisite for these compliances and how to effectively achieve these requisites. The topics will include scanning electron microscope, transmission electron microscope, atomic force microscope, x-ray diffraction, rheometer, thermal analysis, atomic spectroscopy, chromatography, NMR, FTIR and UV-Vis spectroscopy.
TT–5065 Production, Planning and Control in Textiles
The course enables the students to design of inventory & other relevant systems, different textile production planning models & capacity requirement planning. The course includes Analysis and design of inventory, Deterministic and stochastic inventory models, production, and scheduling control systems, Material Requirement Planning (MRP), Master Production Scheduling (MPS), and Aggregate Planning. It will also provide key knowledge about Warehouse, Importance of warehouse, Types of warehouse, Layout planning of warehouse, warehouse security, safety and maintenance, Warehouse operations, introduction to warehouse management system, functions of warehouse management system, a step towards intelligent WMS. Introduction to Lean Manufacturing will also be included in this course.
TT–6061 Research Thesis
The Research Project module will enable participants to bring together the knowledge and skills acquired in the earlier modules to investigate a selected topic reviewing the literature, presenting seminars and preparing material in the form of a publication. The project will demonstrate the student’s capabilities to perform independently but supervised research to solve practical problems utilizing the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills attained. The overall purpose of the module is to develop an understanding of the steps involved in research and development process and interpretation of the findings both orally and in writing. The research projects will be allotted to the students after the approval by the Research Committee.
- A candidate seeking admission to MS Textile Technology must possess a BS Textile Engineering Technology or BS Textile Science or M.Sc Fiber Technology or equivalent degree from HEC recognized institution with a minimum CGPA 2.00/4.00 or 3.00/5.00 in semester system or 60% marks in annual/term system.
- The applicant must pass NTU-GAT (General) test conducted by National Textile University, as per HEC guidelines and adopted by Advanced Studies and Research Board of NTU, Faisalabad with a minimum of 50% cumulative score.
- The applicant must not be already registered as a student in any other academic program in Pakistan or abroad.
Admission merit list will be prepared according to the following criteria.
|MS Textile Technology|
|BS or Equivalent||60% weightage|
|NTU GAT (General)||30% weightage|
|Certificate Verification Fee||2000||-||-||-|
|Red Crescent Donation||100||-||-||-|
|University Card Fee||300||-||-||-|
|Student Activity Fund||2000||2000||2000||2000|
* There is no Transport Fee for Hostel Resident but they will pay hostel charges