Difference between B.Des (Fashion Design) and B.Tech in Textile Technology


B.Des (Fashion design) is a four year undergraduate course which enables the candidates to conceptualize different designs, make design patterns and construct garments. This course concentrates on the various aspects of fashion design. B.Tech in Textile Technology is also a four year undergraduate course which concentrates on various techniques used in textile production. This course is solely meant for the candidates who are interested to explore the core areas of textile production.

B.Des (Fashion Design) and its opportunities

Graduates in B.Des (Fashion Design) has got a great demand in fashion industry as this industry needs professionals with good knowledge in designing trendy clothes. Several job profiles are available for these graduates in the fashion industry which are given below.

  • Fashion Designer
  • Assistant Fashion Designer
  • Sales Manager
  • Fashion merchandiser
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Business Owner
  • Production Manager
  • Fashion Public Relation Officer
  • Fashion Forecaster
  • Fashion Show Organizer
  • Technical Designer

They can also start their own business of designing clothes and work as entrepreneurs in the fashion industry. There are also job opportunities for these graduates in the public sector. They can work as designers in government owned handloom or textile manufacturing units.

B.Tech in Textile Technology and its opportunities

Those who have completed B.Tech degree in Textile industry can find different types of job opportunities in government sponsored or private silk, handloom, khadi, jute and craft development organizations, textile dyeing and printing units and knitwear manufacturing units. National Handloom Development Corporation, Birds Jute Export Limited and National Jute Manufacturer Corporation, National Textile Corporation Limited are some of the government sponsored manufacturing units. These can work in various fields of textile industry such as process engineering, research and development, production control, technical sales, quality control and corporate management. Job profiles available for these graduates in the textile industry are given below.

  • Process engineer
  • Quality control supervisor
  • Technical Services Manager
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Operations Trainee
  • Process Improvement Engineer
  • Medical Textiles Engineer

Key differences between B.Des (Fashion Design) and B.Tech in Textile Technology

B.Des (Fashion Design) is a design course which completely focuses on the design aspects. Candidates who have passed plus two in any stream can join this course.

B.Tech in Textile Technology is an engineering course which focuses on the engineering aspect of textile production. Candidates who have passed plus two with the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics can only join this course.

Even though the two courses focus on applications of the related industries, eligibility criteria to join each course are different.



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3 Responses to “Difference between B.Des (Fashion Design) and B.Tech in Textile Technology”

  1. 3

    I have done B.tech in textile technology and MBA in e-commerce,now i want a job relating the cources i have done?

  2. 2
    swati sharma:

    without maths , physics, chemistry we r also doing b.tech in textile designing

  3. 1
    rashmi sharma:

    why can not do M.HSc. in textiles after doing B.Sc. and three year’s polytechnic diploma in textile design for better opportunities. can anyone suggest any college and university that provide such opportunity?