Textile Engineering College, Chittagong
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|Principal||Engr. Aminul Islam|
|Location||Zorargonj, Mirsarai, Chittagong, Bangladesh|
|Affiliations||Bangladesh University of Textiles|
The Textile Engineering College, Chittagong (চট্টগ্রাম টেক্সটাইল ইঞ্জিনিয়ারিং কলেজ) is a college in Bangladesh, offering a Bachelor degree in textile engineering. It is situated by the side of old Dhaka Trunk road which passed through Zorargonj, Mirsharai, Chittagong. It is one of the five textile engineering colleges which are directly controlled by Ministry of Textiles & Jute, Bangladesh.
The college was established in 1911 and moved to its current location in 1960. A three-year textile engineering course was set up in 1994 which was superseded by a four-year Bachelor of Science course in textile engineering in the 2006-2007 session. It was declared as a college on 13 January 2006.
The college provides textile education. The Textile Engineering College operates under the administrative control of the Department of Textiles of the Ministry of Textile & Jute.
It was established in 1911 as a weaving school, which was the result of "Shawdeshi Andullon" during the British regime. It was transferred to the entry point of Mohuri Project Road in 1960. In 1980 the courses of the weaving school were up-graded to 2-year certificate course in textile technology, which was named as District Textile Institute.
In 1994 a 3-year Diploma course was introduced in the institution under the Bangladesh Technical Education Board. The duration of the course was extended to 4 years from 2001.
The government has introduced a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering affiliated to the University of Chittagong, abolishing the Textile Diploma Course from the session 2006-2007. From the 2012-2013 session the college was affiliated with Bangladesh University of Textiles.
Textile Engineering College, Chittagong offers following B.Sc. in Textile Technology programs under the Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTex).
- B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (Yarn)
- B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (Fabric)
- B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (Wet Process)
- B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (Apparel)
Admission to the Textile Engineering College is competitive and needs a high academic attainment at the S.S.C and H.S.C levels. Selection of the student for admission is made through admission test of 200 marks and GPA of S.S.C & H.S.C. 5 & 4.92
Practical sheds, workshops and laboratories of the College are:
- Yarn Manufacturing Laboratory
- Fabric Manufacturing Laboratory
- Weaving Laboratory
- Knitting Laboratory
- Wet Processing Laboratory
- Garments Manufacturing Laboratory
- Fashion and Design Laboratory
- Testing and Quality Control Laboratory
- Computer Laboratory
- Physics Laboratory
- Chemistry Laboratory
- Engineering Workshop
The Yarn Manufacturing Laboratory provides practical knowledge regarding the blow room section, carding machine, combing machine, ring frame, roving frame, automatic yearn texturing m/c (Reyter).
The Jute Lab is equipped with OD batch mixer, Breaker Card, Finisher Card, Drawing( 1-4), Spinning frame, winding machine for jute and machines needed for jute processing from fiber to sacks.
The Weaving Laboratory has the facility to weave cotton, synthetic and jute fabrics 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.
The Knitting Laboratory is equipped with Weft and Warp knitting machinery. Weft knitting machines include circular (single jersey, double jersey, rib, jacquard) flat knitting machine & V-bed machine.
Wet Processing Laboratory is equipped with sample dyeing, sample printing and washing machine,gas singeing machine, thermosol machine, jigger dyeing machine, hydro extractor machine, screen printing machine, screen preparation unit, squeezer machine, data color machine. ege.
The Garments Manufacturing Laboratory is equipped with cutting, sewing and finishing machinery.
Testing and Quality Control Lab has equipment needed to test the fiber, fabric, color fastness, and garments
There are two hostels for male students. There is a hostel for female students.
The college has a collection of technical and non-technical books. Library access is open to teachers, students and staff
Counseling and career service
There is a co-ordination teacher for each year who looks after the students affairs.
The medical services include a medical center with one full-time doctor and a medical assistant. The students are examined free of cost.
Sixty percent of the total students will get stipend on the basis of merit at the rate of Tk. 150/= per month & 1000/= for purchase of books per year from the project.