Begumgonj Textile Engineering College, Noakhali

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Begumgonj Textile Engineering College (BTEC)
বেগমগন্জ টেক্সটাইল ইন্জিনিয়ারিং কলেজ, নোয়াখালী
Textile Engineering College, Begumgonj.jpg
Motto "Textile Means Developing & Prosperity"
Established 2006
Type public
Endowment Government, Bangladesh University of Textiles
Principal Abdul Based Mia
Administrative staff
Around 40
Students 320
Undergraduates 320
Location Noakhali, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Nickname BTEC

Begumgonj Textile Engineering College, Noakhali (Bengali: বেগমগন্জ টেক্সটাইল ইন্জিনিয়ারিং কলেজ, নোয়াখালী) is an engineering educational institute in Bangladesh, operating under the Bangladesh University of Textiles. It plays a role in Textile Education in Bangladesh. Its Educational Constitution is under the Bangladesh University of Textiles. The school enrolls approximate 320 students.


During the British colonial rule from 1911 to 1929, 33 peripatetic weaving schools were established in East Bengal to meet the requirements for a textile technician by offering an artisan-level six-month course. Begumgonj Textile Engineering College, Noakhali is one of them; it was established in 1918. In 1968 it was upgraded to District Weaving School offering a one-year course and in 1981 District Textile Institute offering a two-year certificate course in textile technology. But the certificate course was not acceptable to the industry.

In 1993 a three-year diploma course was introduced under Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) which was treated as a milestone for the textile education. The duration of this course was extended to four years in 2001.

The college was upgraded in 2007 to offer a B.Sc. in textile engineering. The course is affiliated by the Bangladesh University of Textiles.


Campus of BTEC

The college offers a four-year B.Sc. in Textile Engineering program with specialization in

  • Yarn Manufacturing Technology
  • Fabric Manufacturing Technology
  • Wet Processing Technology
  • Apparel Manufacturing Technology
  • Fashion & Design Technology

Career prospects[edit]

The majority of textile graduates take up posts in the textile manufacturing industry as process or plant managers, development engineers or technologists.[citation needed] Recent graduates have found employment in the areas of production management, design, textile testing and quality assurance,merchandising, new product development, buying house, commercial banks, customs etc.[citation needed]

Workshops and laboratories[edit]

Yarn Manufacturing Laboratory[edit]

Provides practical knowledge regarding the yarn preparing technology: short staple (cotton) and long staple (jute). The laboratory facilities includes conventional and modern machinery with new technology like open-end spinning, air jet spinning etc.

Weaving Laboratory[edit]

The laboratory has the facility to weave cotton, synthetic and jute fabric including tappet, dobby and jacquard loom, hand-operated loom, ordinary-power loom, automatic-power loom and modern loom with CAD system. Modern looms include air-jet, rapier loom with electronic jacquard, projectile.

Knitting Laboratory[edit]

It is equipped with warp and weft knitting machinery. Warp knitting machinery includes raschel and tricot machines and weft knitting machine include circular (single jersey, interlock, rib, jacquard) and flat knitting machine.

Wet Processing Laboratory[edit]

The laboratory includes machinery of singeing, desizing, mercerizing, dyeing, printing and finishing. The laboratory has the facility to dye material as fibre, yarn and fabric form and styles of printing. The laboratory has a computerized data colour system, gas chromatography and mass spectrophotometer, light fastness and other quality control equipment.

Garments Laboratory[edit]

The garments laboratory is equipped with cutting, sewing and finishing machinery used in the garment industry. The laboratory is equipped with avLectra CAD-CAM System for computerized marker making and cutting and garments dyeing, washing and embroidery machine.

Testing Laboratory[edit]

The laboratory tests fibre, yarn and fabric. Thes laboratory has conventional and modern testing machines including Evenness Testing, Classimat, Single Yarn Strength Tester, Multifunctional Superba Tester, HFT and Electronic

Computer Laboratory[edit]

The computer laboratory provides for 40 students at a time, with internet facilities.

Electronic Laboratory[edit]

The laboratory is equipped with pneumatic and electro-pneumatic control system.

Physics Laboratory[edit]

Physics laboratory is equipped with machinery and equipment for graduate students.

Chemistry Laboratory[edit]

The Chemistry laboratory provides for 40 students at a time.

Engineering Workshop[edit]

Engineering workshop is equipped with lathe machine, universal strength tester, shaping machine, cutting machine, drill machine, welding machine, circular saw and tools for carpenters.

See also[edit]