About the Department

‘Trend’, ‘Vogue’, ‘Fashion’, by whatever word you call it, is one word which has people behind it and has a telling effect on the word ‘era’ as far as clothing and grooming is concerned. Understandably, the Department of Fashion Technology was constituted in the year 2002 and is the first in the country to offer B.Tech. Fashion Technology programme, M.Tech. Apparel Technology and Ph.D. programme under Anna University Chennai. The objective of the department is to equip the students with core competencies and skills in Clothing Technology and Fashion and hone them as competent professionals for the Apparel and Fashion Industry.

From the HOD’s Desk

The Under Graduate program in Fashion Technology offers extensive learning in textile basics, Textile manufacture, fashion and apparel design and development, Testing and quality control, Marketing and Merchandising, Fashion Retail Management and Visual Merchandising. The state-of-the-art laboratories, coupled with hands on training through workshops and industry internships cater to industrial requirements and standards.


Achieve excellence in academics and research by bestowing technological prowess and managerial acumen to our students to face the global challenges of the clothing industry the context of professional and social responsibility.


Disseminate core competencies with a comprehensive curriculum encompassing apparel design, manufacture and management.

  • Stimulate analytical and creative thinking to transform the students as competent professionals and researchers.
  • Promote collaborations with industry to comprehend global practices leading to excellence.
  • Mould the students as socially responsible technocrats and entrepreneurs to develop products and offer services useful for society.