The Department of Textile and apparel Design at Bharathiar University educates students for a career in the Textiles,Apparel and Garment industry. The mission of the department is accomplished with Master of Science degree programme that seek to promote academic excellence to the student with a thorough background in fundamental concepts of scientific,technological and management principles and ability to define and solve challenging technological and managerial problems in the field of Textile and Apparel industry. An essential component of the department's mission is the development of new knowledge through research and the subsequent transfer of this knowledge to both the textile complex and society.
The Department has well equipped and modernized labs with specialized facilities. Notable among these are the upcoming Textile testing lab for Technical textiles in collaboration with the Facilities available with BU-DRDO CENTRE FOR LIFE SCIENCES. The focus of the Centre will be to carry out Research and Development actvities in the Textile Science, aimed at meeting needs of the Indian defense sector catering through Technical textiles.