Textile designing

It is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. Textile designers are involved with the production of these designs. The field encompasses the actual pattern making while supervising the production process.


Stream Graduation After Graduation
Path 1
Clear Class XII in any stream Pursue B. Des. (Textile design) for 3- 4 years Pursue M.A. Des. (Textile design) for 2 years
Path 1
Pass 12th Class in Science Stream Pursue B.Tech. in Textile Designing Pursue Advanced Diploma in Textile Designing/ PG Diploma in Apparel Design

Personality Traits

  1. Excellent Communication skills
  2. Good computer skills
  3. Good analytical & problem solving skills
  4. Eye for detail
  5. Ability to deal with people
  6. Organization skills
  7. Patience, creativity, flexibility
  8. Enjoy working with colors and knowledge of fabrics
  9. Understand properties of different materials and dyes & production processes of textiles

Job Prospects

  1. Garment & Textile export houses
  2. Textile & fabric manufacturing units
  3. Branded fashion showrooms
  4. Television & film industry
  5. Stylist
  6. Boutiques
  7. Retail chains
  8. Knit – Wear designers
  9. Color Specialists

Prominent Colleges

  • Institute
  • National Institute of Design, Ahemdabad
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (Multiple Locations)
  • Pearl Academy, New Delhi
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
  • Arch College of Design & Business, Jaipur
  • Institute of Apparel Management, Gurgaon
  • SNDT College of Home Science, Mumbai
  • Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai