About course

Silk technology is a branch of textile engineering. It deals with the technology of producing silk from various sources such as worms and other artificial sources of silk which includes various chemicals. Silk is a popular fabric material and its demands are always on the higher side. It is a natural protein fiber, some part of which can be woven into textile material. The entire production process of silk can be divided into several steps which are typically handled by different entities. Extracting raw silk starts by cultivating the silkworms on Mulberry leaves. Once the worms start pupating in their cocoons, these are dissolved in boiling water in order for individual long fibres to be extracted and fed into the spinning reel. The students are mainly taught about the properties of the fabric, manufacturing process, dyeing and treating the material and convert it into the finished product, ready for the market. After completing the program, the students can work in the textile industry, fashion and apparel industry, silk manufacturing units among others.

Core subjects
– Some of the core subjects of Silk Technology are as follows:

Applications Open Now
VITMEE 2020
Apply
SRM University- SRMHCAT 2020 | Deadline: 23 APR'20
Apply
Silk Technology
  • Fiber Science

  • Yarn manufacture, yarn structure and properties

  • Fabric manufacture and fabric structure

  • Textile testing

  • Dyeing


Further education
– After completing BE or B. Tech in Silk Technology, you can go for ME or M. Tech in the same followed by research.

Job profiles
– Graduates from this field are mainly employed in industrial sectors and find excellent job opportunities. They work as quality control supervisor, technical salesperson, process engineer, researchers, medical textiles engineer, operations trainee, technologists and sales manager. Textile engineers have a wider choice to work, and greater variety of jobs opportunities in India as well as in foreign countries.

Top Recruiters

Some major recruiters are:

  • Mysore Silk Factory

  • Silk Mark

  • Grasim Industries

  • Bombay Dying

  • Arvind Mills Ltd.

  • JCT Limited

  • Lakshmi Machine Works

  • Lakshmi Mills

 

Applications Open Now

VITMEE 2020
VITMEE 2020
Apply
SRM University- SRMHCAT 2020 | Deadline: 23 APR'20
SRM University- SRMHCAT 2020 ...
Apply
Amrita B.Tech 2020 - Appl. Deadline - 31 Mar'20
Amrita B.Tech 2020 - Appl. De...
Apply
SRM Institute of Science and Technology - SRMJEEE
SRM Institute of Science and ...
Apply
Bennett University B.Tech 2020
Bennett University B.Tech 2020
Apply
Amity University B.Tech Admissions 2020, Gurugram
Amity University B.Tech Admis...
Apply
UPES -  School of Engineering B.Tech Admissions 2020
UPES - School of Engineering...
Apply
View All Application Forms
Never miss exam and college updates Login
Top
The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books