Masters Programs

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. Graduates of this program can build a successful professional career in a wide range of job functions as well as a diverse set of industries.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates will be able to: 

  1. Investigate the research problem to establish the advanced knowledge of textile technology.
  2. Build a successful professional career in the field of textiles and related industries on the basis of his/her product and process-oriented education/training

Program Learning Objectives (PLOs)

At the completion of MS Textile Technology, the students will be able to

PLO

PLO Title

PLO statement

1

Knowledge

Ability to apply knowledge of advance textile technologies to enhance process efficiency and quality of various products in textile manufacturing units.

2

Design and develop

Ability to design and develop solutions for products, components or processes which fulfill the specific demands of target (textile) market.

3

Analysis

Ability to analyze problems, critical evaluation, and effective decision making   to ensure improvement in quality and production using advanced tools and techniques.

4

Project Management

Ability to communicate and interface effectively with all stakeholders; sales, marketing, manufacturers and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports and documentation, make effective presentations, and transfer clear instructions.

5

Sustainability

Ability to design robust process, identify and provide sustainable answers for the issues in the process, and can design new products.

 

First Semester

Code Course Title Credit Hours
 TT-5061  Advanced Fiber, Filament & Yarn Manufacturing Technologies  3(2-1)
 TT-5062  Advance Fabric Manufacturing Technologies  3(2-1)
 TT-5063  Advanced Textile Processing Technologies  3(2-1)
 TT-5064  Advanced Clothing Technologies  3(2-1)

Second Semester

Code Course Title Credit Hours
 TT-5066  Research Methodology  3(3-0)
 TT-5067  Technical Textiles  3(3-0)
 TT-5068  Advanced Characterization Techniques  3(2-1)
 TT-5065  Production, Planning and Control in Textiles  3(3-0)
 

Third & Fourth Semester

Code Course Title Credit Hours
 TT-6071  Research Thesis  6(0-6)

Note:        

  • MS students will have to pass the 24 credit hours courses and 6 credit hours thesis.
  • Department can offer any course from the list of approved courses on the availability of resources.
  • The summer semester will not be offered.

 

Other details of semester activities are as follows:

Assignments

One assignment per credit is generally conducted by teachers for each subject.

Quizzes

One quiz per credit of course is conducted by each teacher.

Presentations

Teacher can ask students to present a specific topic generally once in a subject.

Projects

Teacher can allot small projects individually or in groups as per the scope of subject.

Exams

Two exams, at the mid and end of semesters, are conducted for each subject.

 

Course Specifications

Advanced Fiber, Filament & Yarn Manufacturing Technologies

This course aims to enhance the skill in the field of advanced textile technology. The system will be the focus on the recent developments in the field of fiber technology and yarn manufacturing. The course will cover the advanced 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.

Recommended Books:

Advances in Filament Yarn Spinning of Textiles and Polymers, Dong Zhang

Fibers to Smart Textiles, Asis Patnaik and Sweta Patnaik

Advanced Fabric Manufacturing Technologies

The aim of this course is to educate the students about the latest advancements in fabric manufacturing technologies introduced in the world. The course contents include conventional fabric manufacturing techniques like weaving & knitting with a focus on conventional fabrics and specialty weaving and knittings, the newest fabric manufacturing techniques like nonwoven and braiding, nonwoven manufacturing technology and multi-dimensional technical fabric technologies.

Recommended Book:

Principles of Woven Fabric Manufacturing, Abhijit Majumdar

Advanced Textile Processing Technologies

This course provides 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.

Recommended Book:

Guide to Wet Textile Processing Machines, J.N. Shah

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 includes 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.

Recommended Book:

Textile and Clothing Design Technology, Tom Cassidy and Parikshit Goswami

Research Methodology

The overall aim of this course is to enable the students to identify a research area, identify a research problem, formulate a research question, conduct a 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 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.

Recommended Book:

New Product Development in Textiles: Innovation and Production, L. Home

 

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. The global technical textiles market is estimated to be 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.

Recommended Book:

Handbook of Technical Textiles: Technical Textile Applications, A. Richard Horrocks and Subhash C. Anand

Advanced Characterization Techniques

This course aims 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 measures rather than corrective ones. The focus will be on tools and 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 the 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.

Recommended Book:

Handbook of Materials Characterization, Sharma and Surender

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 the warehouse, Layout planning of warehouse, warehouse security, safety and maintenance, Warehouse operations, introduction to the warehouse management system, functions of the warehouse management system, a step towards intelligent WMS. Introduction to Lean Manufacturing will also be included in this course.

Recommended Book:

Production Planning & Control in Apparel Manufacturing, Prasanta Sarkar

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 the research and development process and interpretation of the findings both orally and in writing. The research projects will be allotted to the students after approval by the Research Committee.

 

Career opportunities for Students after Completion of the Program

The graduates of this program would be able to get job and progress opportunities in diverse areas, some of them include:

  1. Technical professionals for the textile industry having in-depth knowledge of advanced textile operations and can be able to provide research-based solutions regarding operational problems
  2. Teaching and research in the domain of technology at university/post-graduate college level.
  3. Research and Development in public and private sector organizations.
  4. Production, planning, and quality management in public and private sector organizations.
  5. Higher studies and research in the field of textiles and relevant interdisciplinary fields.

 

  1. BS Textile Engineering Technology/M.Sc Fiber Technology/BS in any Technology program/BS in Chemistry 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.
  2. The applicant must pass NTS/NTU-GAT (General) test with minimum 50/100 marks prior to apply (please see Test Banner for more information on main page of this website).
  3. The applicant must not be already registered as a student in any other academic program in Pakistan or abroad.
  4. Result waiting applicants may apply for admission, however their merit will be finalized only on submission of final BS/M.Sc or equivalent official transcript or degree.
  5. Relevant Admission Committee will determine relevancy of terminal degree and decide deficiency course/s (if any) at the time of admission interview, the detail of which will be provided to the student in his/her admission letter/email.
  6. Deficiency course/s will be treated as non-credit and qualifying course/s for which student will also pay extra dues as per fee policy. Those course/s will neither be mentioned in student’s final transcript nor will be included for calculation of CGPA. However, the student may obtain his/her a separate transcript for completion of deficiency course/s.

NoteThe student will submit his/her publication from his/her thesis research work and submit to his/her supervisor. Final defense will be held after the submitted publication of student will be notified as “Under Review” or “Under Consideration” by a journal. It will be compulsory for graduate student to include his/her Supervisor’s name in his/her publication.

Merit Criteria

Admission merit list will be prepared according to the following criteria.

 MS Textile Technology
BS or Equivalent  60% weightage
 NTS GAT (General)  30% weightage
 Interview  10% weightage

SEMESTER-WISE PAYMENT IN PAK RUPEES

Fee Head1st 2nd3rd4th
Admission Fee (Once) 25000 - - -
Certificate Verification Fee (Once) 2000 - - -
University Security (Refundable) 5000 - - -
Red Crescent  Donation (Once) 100 - - -
University Card Fee (Once) 300 - - -
Degree Fee (Once) - - - 5000
Tuition Fee (Per Semester) 30,000 30,000 21,000 21,000
Library Fee (Per Semester) 3000 3000 3000 3000
Examination Fee (Per Semester) 3000 3000 3000 3000
Medical Fee (Per Semester) 2000 2000 2000 2000
Student Activity Fund (Per Semester) 2000 2000 2000 2000
Endowment Fund (Per Semester) 1000 1000 1000 1000
TOTAL 73,400 41,000 32,000 37,000