Career Opportunities for Textile Graduates. The proficiency and understanding of textile graduate are highly valued by different textile industries like spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, and printing and garments industries. They understand that its future depends upon the quality of its technology and managers.
The Ready Made Garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh has persistently been the biggest earner of foreign currency for last couple of decades. It is the most important export oriented industry in Bangladesh. It has seen remarkable growth by creating huge employment opportunity and self dependency for our semi skilled and unskilled labour force. Bangladesh has recently come to the spotlight. Along with the world demand, the local market is also changing coping with the rapid changes in fashion trends. Bangladesh’s largest sector Garments/Textiles is recently looking for Fashion Designers and Highly skilled technical Personnel.
Career Opportunities for Textile Graduates
The interaction of electronic textiles and wearable technology, fashion, design and science is an extremely talented and contemporary subject. Fashion technology is a solid survey of the theory involved. It is also an explanation of the role which technology plays in a fabric of clothing.
As the quality of production and productivity plays vital role for exporting garments, our Graduates play a vital role in quality production and management. As a result, export in garments sector nowadays rises about 75% of the total export of the country.
The majority of our graduates take the posts in the textile manufacturing industry as process or plant managers, development engineers or technologists. Recently Graduates have employment in the area of production management, design, textile testing and quality assurance, new product development, buying, commercial bank, customs etc. At present, the demand of Textile Graduates is increasing incredibly..
The Fashion Designer profession has recently emerged as one of the most demandable careers among the youths. These youths believe in setting a style rather than following a style set by others.
There are many courses on Fashion Design in Bangladesh. The course period is from 6 months to 1 year diploma and 4 years higher degree. After Honours course on Fashion Design one can take an MBA degree. Some candidates will get scholarships on those courses. Currently there are B.Sc. Honours courses in Fashion Design & Technology (FDT), Apparel Manufacture & Technology (AMT) and Knitwear Manufacture & Technology (KMT) courses in Bangladesh. These are the new version of Textile Engineering course under the National University. After honours, anyone can get admitted in Master’s courses in any Engineering University like BUET. They can also take part in the government competitive exam like BCS.
Many universities in Bangladesh offer degrees in textile fields, like the textile universities that specialize in textile education. Textile courses include spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, finishing, and garments. So, students may take interest in these fields to achieve their desired success.