Textile Industry worldwide is approaching towards a drastic change with aiming at remarkable progress and development. To fulfill the needs of the Textile industry, a great responsibility lies on Technical Institutions, which impart Textile education in shaping the technocrats to give their best. The textile industry is one of the most noteworthy industries of the Indian economy as it is the second largest provider of employment after agriculture. It has witnessed phenomenal growth in recent years and attracted large amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). It contributes about 14% to the industrial production, 4% to the GDP and 11% to the country’s export earnings. Several advantages that India enjoys in terms of abundant availability of raw material, cheap labour, large domestic market, presence of supportive industries and policies taken by the government. In order to cater to the needs of industries, textile research associations and any other group related to textile manufacturing, export import etc, a great responsibility lies on the Technical Institutions and colleges , which imparts Textile education in forming the technologists to give their best possible efforts.
To achieve this, the Department of Textile Engineering of J.N. Govt. Engineering College is gradually marching towards pursuit of technical excellence in Textile Education. The institute is the only institute in Himachal Pradesh which offers Bachelor of Technology in Textile Engineering course.
Objective of starting of this course/branch is to meet the demands of technical workforce globally in textile industry as well as to provide the proper platform to Himachal traditional wear like shawls, Topi and Wool, Silk based wear etc. in the state and to enrich state in Textile sector.
The Textile Engineering Department is one of the first two department introduced at the time of establishing the institute in the year 2006. At present department offers 4-year B.Tech course named “Textile Engineering” which is accredited by AICTE and affiliated to Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur with a intake of 60 students.
The institute is well known for state-of- the- art laboratory facilities as well as experienced faculties
In 2012, Department of Textile Engineering is selected for Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) scheme by the Govt. of India.


To provide the highest quality technical education in the field of textile and foster the student organization that enhance and enrich the student’s life in the department as well as serve the industry & society through excellent education, training program, intensive interaction with industry and highest quality research.

  • Dissemination of quality technical education to students with a unique blend of technical and professional knowledge and skills in the field of Textile science, enabling them to face the technological and managerial demands of complex and diverse Textile industry.
  • To develop the infrastructure facilities that enables the department to achieve and maintain national prominence in Textile field.
  • Our mission is to be world class teaching, learning and research center for Textiles, providing high quality education to students and also committed to provide support to the Textile industry in its development through close interaction. 

Short Term Goals:

  • Revision of course curriculum with Introduction of new subjects to maintain pace with Textile industry.
  • Efforts are being taken to enhance student performance through accurate advising, quality instruction, continuous program monitoring and frequent meetings with students.
  • To obtain Quality certification from a reputed accreditation agencies.
  • To start M.Tech program (Textile Engineering).
  • Industrial visit for students (at least 1-visit per class per year)
  • At least 2 no. workshops/seminars to be organized per year to instill professional ethics and human values in students.
  • Guest Lectures by various eminent personalities from industries and institution  
  • To develop CAD centre based on Textile/garment.
  • Organizing textile based workshop/training program for faculty and student.


Long Term Goals:

    • To sign up MoU with IIT Delhi, IIT Mandi, NIT Jalandhar and globally renowned universities for faculty development program and student exchange program.
    • Through Alumni Association create an environment of, valuable lifelong friendships with classmates and desire to support their Alma Mater after graduation.
    • Modernizing the laboratories with new Textile machinery/equipments.
    • Promoting Industry- Institute interaction through projects.
    • To conduct job-oriented short term courses to generate employment amongst various people across Himachal Pradesh.