NIT Jalandhar Senior Technician Textile

NIT Jalandhar Hiring Senior Technician (Textile)

1. Job Introduction

The Textile Engineering Department at NIT Jalandhar, also known as Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, is one of the oldest and most reputed departments in the institute. The department was established in the year 1983, and since then, it has been offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in Textile Technology.

The department has a team of experienced and dedicated faculty members who are actively involved in teaching, research, and development activities. The faculty members are well-qualified and possess a strong research background in various fields of textile engineering, including fiber science, spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, and finishing.

2. Job Details
Name of PostSenior Technician (Textile)
Nature of Post Permanent, Group C
Pay Level(Level – 4, Rs.25500-81100)
Place of posting Jalandhar

Educational Qualification Senior secondary (10+2) with science from a recognized board with at least 60% marks.
Senior secondary (10+2) from a recognized board with at least 50% marks and ITI Course of one year or higher duration related to Textile Technology.
Secondary (10) with at least 60% marks and ITI Certificate of 2 years duration related to Textile Technology.
Diploma in Engineering of three year’s duration in relevant field from a recognized Polytechnic / Institute in Textile Technology, Spinning/Weaving/Knitting/Sewing
Work experience required NIL (Freshers can apply)
Last date to apply 12.00 midnight on 01/03/2023
Age Limit 33 years

Application FEE : UR/OBC (NCL)/ EWSRs 1000
Application FEE : SC/ST/PwD/Women
candidates (all categories)
Rs 500
Probation Period1 Year for direct recruits as per NIT Statutes
NIT Jalandhar Website Official Recruitment Notification
Senior Technician (Textile) Eligibility CriteriaTechnical Assistant (Textile) Syllabus & Selection Process
Online Apply Link Textile Department at NIT Jalandhar

3. How to Apply ?
  1. Read the official notification carefully.
  3. Fill the form and pay the fees.
  4. Do not send and hard copy documents.

4. Selection Process
Stage -1 : Screening Test

Multiple Choice Written Test, 75 questions, 90 minutes.
Each correct answer will be awarded One [1] mark and for each wrong answer One-fourth [1/4] mark shall be deducted.

Stage -2 : Skill Test

The skill test will be of qualifying nature.
Minimum qualifying marks in the skill test will be [UR:30%; EWS:27%; OBC:27%; SC;20%; ST:20%; PwD:15%].

Stage-3 : Final Test

Final written test shall be of 2 hours duration comprising of 100 multiple choice questions.
Each correct answer will be awarded One [1] mark and for each wrong answer One-fourth [1/4] mark shall be deducted.
The minimum passing marks in Final test will be [UR:30%; EWS:27%; OBC:27%; SC;20%; ST:20%; PwD:15%].

5. Syllabus & Study Material
Stage-1 (Screening Test Syllabus)

General English:(Tenses, Active and Passive, Direct and Indirect speech, Punctuation, Correction of sentences, One word substitutes, Modals, Articles, Clauses, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases);
General English Books for Exam:

Numerical Aptitude Arithmetic: (Simplification of Fractions, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Averages, Number System, Time and Work, Problems on Trains, Calendar, Area, Problems on Numbers, Square root, Cube root, Time and Distance and Other basic Arithmetic related matters);
Numerical Aptitude Airthmetic Books for Exam:

Reasoning and Data Interpretation (Number Series Compilation, Missing Number finding, Pattern series, Direction Sense Test, Series Compilations, Classification, Missing Character finding, odd man out, Blood relations, Analogy, Coding and Decoding, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal reasoning, Statement and Conclusions, Letter and Symbol Series, Logical Problems, Arithmetic reasoning, Logical Sequence of words, Pie Chart and Bar Chart).
Reasoning and Data Interpretation Books for Exam:

Stage-2 (Skill test Syllabus)

Textile Fiber
1. Identification of cotton
2. Identification of wool
3. Identification of silk
4. Identification of Bast fibres
5. Identification of polyester
6. Estimation of fiber/filament fineness using projection microscope
Yarn Formation
1. Study of general outline of opener and clearer machine employed in B/R line process.
2. Study of gearing mechanism, calculation of the speed of different organs of carding machine.
3. Calculation of draft between different zones of carding machine and its production.
4. Calculation of the total draft and its distribution in draw frame machine.
5. Effects of break draft and roller settings on sliver uniformity.
6. Measurement of nip-load pressure, roller eccentricity and shore hardness of top roller drafting rollers.

Fabric Formation
1. Study of the motion transmission system in winding machine.
2. Study of Package stop motion in cone winding machine.
3. Calculation of winding speed on grooved drum winding system and study of anti-patterning system incorporated to it.
4. Study of the motion transmission system in Pirn winding machine.
5. Calculation of winding speed and traversing speed of Pirn winding machine.
6. Study of the sectional warping machine and planning the width of a section according to pattern of the given striped fabric.
7. Study of shedding mechanism of shuttle loom and cam positioning with respect to loom cycle.
8. Study of picking mechanism, Picker movement in relation with crank shaft rotation and calculation of average velocity of shuttle.
9. Study of sley movement, construction and calculation of sley eccentricity.
Fabric structure and design analysis
To analyze the yarn and fabric particulars of the different weave structures along with their
graphical presentation and weaving plans.
a. Plain weave
b. Twill weave
c. Satin/sateen weave
d. Diamond weave
e. Honeycomb weaves
f. Bed ford cord weaves
g. Stripe and check weaves
h. Huck a back weaves
i. Double fabrics
j. Backed fabrics

Textile Testing
23. To prepare and analyze Baer Sorter diagram and determine the following:
24. Determine the micronaire value of a given cotton sample by Air-Flow method.
Convert the result into SI units and give a suitable rating to the fibre sample.
25. Determine Pressley Index of a cotton sample by Pressley Tester at zero and 3mm gauge
26. Determine crimp (crimp %) of a given manmade fibre sample.
27. Determine fibre fineness of a manmade fibres/filaments
28. Prepare yarns Appearance Boards and compare with ASTM standards.
29. Determine bending rigidity by (HEART) loop method.
30. Determine the Lea C.S.P by Lea CSP Tester and Autosorter and compare the results of various yarn.
31. Determine the tensile properties of yarn by single thread strength tester.
32. Determine twist of yarn using different principle of measurement.
33. Characterize a woven fabric with respect to its dimensional properties.
34. Determine the tensile strength and elongation of a woven fabric and compare the Load-elongation curve with non-woven and knitted fabric.

Stage-3 (Final Written Test Syllabus)

Computer awareness: Basic knowledge of Computer Applications, viz; MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point etc. Internet, MS-DOS, Computer Generation & Development, Windows, Data Entry, Softwares knowledge, Networking Platforms, applications of computers in textile technology and instrumentation.
Computer Awareness Books for Exam:

Section-1: Textile fibre
Properties of textile fibres, classification of textile, microscopic, physical and chemical test methods for fibre identification, physical & chemical properties of fibres, fibre properties essential for spinning, requirements of fibre forming polymers, spinning of polymers, post spinning operations –drawing, crimping, heat setting, texturisation and spin finish application.
Section-2: Yarn manufacturing
Ginning – principle, machines and gin out-turn, objectives / principles of opening, cleaning and mixing/blending machines , working mechanisms of blowroom, card, draw frame, comber, comber preparatory, speed frame, ring frame, doubling machinery, salient features of blowroom, card, draw frame, comber, comber preparatory, speed frame, ring frame, doubling machinery, working principles and features of open end spinning machines, fibre characteristics required for different spinning technologies, norms and critical settings related to quality/production in spinning machinery, yarn conditioning, reeling, bundling and baling, maintenance of spinning machines and spinning machine calculations.

Section-3: Fabric manufacturing
Objectives of preparatory processes, preparatory processes for handloom industry, warp winding – random and precision winding, winding drum parameters, stop motions, yarn clearers, tensioners and knotters/splicers, package faults-causes and remedies, warping–types of warping, creels, length measurement, stop motion, working principles of pirn winders , sizing –ingredients, size recipes, principles of drawing- and denting, motions of loom, loom timing , tappet, dobby and jacquard shedding, drop box mechanism, features of pit loom, raised pit loom, frame loom, semi-automatic loom and improved handlooms, principles of shuttleless weft insertion systems, maintenance of shuttle and shuttleless looms and fabric defects – causes and remedies. Elements of woven fabric design, construction of weaves, extra warp and extra weft figuring, terry pile, cut pile, gauze and leno structures, colour and weave effect, computer aided textile designing and weaving calculations.
Knitting – yarn quality requirements, principles of weft and warp knitting, basic weft and warp knitted structures and its properties.
Garments – Pattern making, spreading, marking, bundling, cutting, cutting tools and sewing machinery, trims and accessories, Quality control in garment production.classification, production, properties and application of nonwoven fabrics, principle of web formation & bonding. Calculations. Garments – Pattern making, spreading, marking, bundling, cutting, cutting tools and sewing machinery, trims and accessories, Quality control in garment production.

Section-4: Chemical processing
Basic knowledge of analytical and organic chemistry. Preparatory wet processing, chemistry and mechanism of dyes of natural, synthetics and their blends, dyeing techniques, dyeing machines, styles and methods of printing, various chemical finishes and their application techniques. Quality control parameters of water, various auxiliaries, dyeing, printing & finishing operations. Exposure of analytical and textile wet processing instruments. Sustainability aspects in textile wet processing, pollution control and effluent treatment.
Section-5: Textile testing
Important terms in textile quality control – mean, median, mode, SD, SE and CV, calculations related to test of significance, control charts and their applications in textile quality control, sampling techniques –objectives and types of sampling, count systems–tex and denier, conversion of yarn count from one system to other, resultant count of folded yarn, average count humidity control –standard and testing atmosphere, measurement of relative humidity, measurement of fibre length, strength, fineness, maturity and trash, application of HVI and AFIS, testing of wool and man- made staple fibres, measurement of fibre friction and crimp, determination of yarn count, twist, twist multiplier, strength, elongation, hairiness, evenness testing of yarn,principles and methods of evenness testing, evaluations and interpretation of evenness results, determination of fabric strength, stiffness, handle, drape, thickness, gsm, crease resistance, abrasion resistance,tear strength, bursting strength, pilling resistance, air / water permeability, dimensional stability, determination of fastness to washing, rubbing and light.

6. Frequently Asked Questions | FAQs

What is age limit to apply for this job recruitment ?

33 years (Age relaxation applicable as per rules)

I am fresher textile engineer, can I apply for this post ?

Yes, experience is not required for this post.

Are diploma students eligible to apply for this post ?

Diploma in Engineering of three year’s duration in relevant field from a recognized Polytechnic / Institute in Textile Technology, Spinning/Weaving/Knitting/Sewing
students are eligible to apply.

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