Knitwear Manufacture & Technology (KMT)

Knitwear Manufacture & Technology (KMT)


Md. Saiful Islam


About this course

This course is designed after the developing condition of knitwear industry of Bangladesh and abroad. This program aims to develop students understanding and practical experience in the field of Knitwear design, production process, styles, calculation of the requirements and engineering of every kind of knitted garments according to performance required.

Program objectives

The main objective of this program is to provide best education with skill to the related field. This program develops the students mind in knitwear business in home & abroad.

To provide hands-on experience using a set of complex technologies found in industry today to build prototypical solutions to solve current needs.

To provide experience in responding to market opportunities with creative and competitive products that integrate a set of academic disciplines such as clothing materials, design fundamentals, business fundamentals, sourcing, costing &consumption, visual merchandising, data mining of market information, and new developments in material science and engineering

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

Adapt their technological abilities to support their future careers in knitwear Industry.

Develop a systematic, critical approach to problem solving at all levels of the knitwear production process.

Demonstrate professionalism by managing time to meet deadlines with quality work and effectively collaborating in teams.

Adapt to key technological functions of knitwear industry and understanding of industrial engineering and ergonomic techniques.

Be expert in knitwear Merchandising, production, planning, control and management practices applicable in the knitwearindustries.

Potential Employment Market

A KMT student will be able to work home and abroad with his graduation as a Merchandiser, Product Developer, Industrial Engineer (IE), Quality Assurance Manager, Compliance Manager, Supply Chain Manager in various Buying house and Manufacturing farms or work as an independent consultant.


Course Curriculum

Program Structure: Total credits = 160 (Theory 110 & Practical 50). Duration: Four years (Eight semester of six months each)

First Year (1st Semester)
  •  Reading: Introduction to Fashion & Apparel Industries
  • Reading: Textile Science: Fiber –Yarn- Fabric
  • Reading: Elements of design – Practical
  • Reading: Basic Science: Chemistry
  • Reading: History of the emergence of independent Bangladesh
  • Reading: English Foundation Course: Part-1
First Year (2nd Semester)
  •  Reading: Sewing Technology
  • Reading: Sewing Technology – Practical
  • Reading: Dyeing, Printing & Finishing for Apparel
  • Reading: Dyeing, Printing & Finishing for Apparel – Practical
  • Reading: Basic Applications of Computer – Practical
  • Reading: Basic Science: Physics
  • Reading: Introduction to Economics
  • Reading: English Foundation Course: Part-2
  • Reading: Clothing Materials & Techniques
  • Reading: Clothing Materials & Techniques – Practical
Second Year (3rd Semester)
  •  Reading: Cutting Room Technology
  • Reading: Cutting Room Technology – Practical
  • Reading: Sewing & Construction Techniques – Practical
  • Reading: Variation of bottoms – Practical
  • Reading: English Composition
  • Reading: Basic Math
  • Reading: Principles of Marketing
  • Reading: Knitting technology
  • Reading: Apparel Industry Visit – Practical
Second Year (4th Semester)
  •  Reading: Basic garments construction
  • Reading: Basic garments construction – Practical
  • Reading: Bodice & Variation – Practical
  • Reading: Apparel Production process & details
  • Reading: Introduction to statistics
  • Reading: Business communication
  • Reading: Store Room Management
  • Reading: Principles of Accounting
  • Reading: Knit fabric study
  • Reading: Knit fabric study – Practical
Third Year (5th Semester)
  •  Reading: Apparel Quality Control Management
  • Reading: Tools & Techniques of Merchandisers
  • Reading: Knitwear pattern drafting – Practical
  • Reading: Testing of textile
  • Reading: Testing of textile – Practical
  • Reading: International Trade & Transaction
  • Reading: Human Resource Management
  • Reading: Apparel Industrial Engineering
  • Reading: Cut & Sew Knitwear
  • Reading: Computing for managers: E-professional – Practical
Third Year (6th Semester)
  •  Reading: Surface Ornamentation & Decoration – Practical
  • Reading: Finishing Room: Wash Care Label
  • Reading: Apparel Merchandising Management
  • Reading: Fully Fashioned Knitwear
  • Reading: Industrial Garments washing
  • Reading: Pattern grading – Practical
  • Reading: Fashion Marketing
  • Reading: Apparel Lean Manufacturing
  • Reading: Supply chain management
Fourth Year (7th Semester)
  •  Reading: Sourcing & negotiation techniques
  • Reading: Product development & re-engineering – Practical
  • Reading: Garments CAD – Practical
  • Reading: Knitting Machine & Attachment – Practical
  • Reading: ISO & Compliance
  • Reading: Consumer behavior
  • Reading: Advanced Quality Control Management
  • Reading: Fully Fashioned Knitwear manufacturing – Practical
Fourth Year (8th Semester)
  •  Reading: Internship ( Final project) – Practical
At a glance


4 Years


HSC passed with min. GPA-2.5


330500 BDT