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Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing)

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Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing):

Introduction to Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing)

The Department of Textiles and Clothing is one of the premier disciplines amongst the five major areas of Home Econmics. Textiles and Clothing covers a broad spectrum of subjects designed to meet the academic requirements of the curriculum to promote quality education. It is an encompassing area of specialization which lays emphasis on Textiles and Clothing. The curriculum has been modified to meet the challenges of the new millennium.
M.Phil / Ph.D programme will open new vistas in research and development. In addition to the subjects in the core curriculum, students specializing in textiles and clothing will need, with some variation according to their specialization, advanced courses in the affiliated field. These programmes will help to generate visionary and tangible results through research, experimentation and implementation of technical plans. It also helps to acquire knowledge of fashion and design as factors leading to selection of proper Clothing and Textiles with multi – dimensional perspective, to recognize the social, environmental,

Scheme of Studies

Home Economics is an encompassing field involving many areas of subject matter and a wide variety of experiences. Food and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, Art and Design, Human Development and Family Studies, Housing, Home Management and Interior Design are the different areas of Home Economics. A close relation exists among the areas of Home Economics as well as between Home Economics courses and supportive courses taught outside the field. The Physical and Social Science, Applied Art, Psychology and Philosophy have direct and important contribution in the field of Home Economics. Focus is on conceptual and applied research.

Keeping in view the requirements of Higher Education Commission the courses of Home Economics have been designed to meet the international standards of Post Graduate education. The Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing) program has the Below scheme of studies.

Credit Hours:-

The total credit hours and break down for the compulsory and elective / optional papers are as follows:

1Core course (See form the below list)8 credits
2Elective course (See form the below list)4 credits
3DissertationMust for Ph.D students
4Seminars / Fieldwork01 credit

Core Courses

Student have to read both courses from the below Core Courses list:

1Research Methods - I04 credits
2Research Methods - II04 credits

Elective Courses

Learning Objectives:

1.To attain skills in developing research proposals that require the integration of knowledge about Textile and Clothing and its practical application at the work place.
2. To know the ability perform textile tests, analyze and interpret scientific information provided by testing laboratories.
3. To develop the ability to translate research into practice.
4. To develop abilities of transferring research info practice and dissemination of information.


From the Courses Below Students have to select 1 course as Elective Course to meet the requirement of M.Phil in HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing)

  • Analysis of Normal fiber (plant and animal)
  • Fabric performance assessment and value added finishes.
  • Textile technology
  • Advanced Industrial Marketing
  • Garment Technology
  • Strategy and Economics Concepts of Garments Production
  • Fabric and Garment Embellishment
  • Clothing and Culture.

Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing)

The fees and other charges to be paid by students for admission to the courses of studies and the examination of the University shall be the same as for other subjects in the faculty of science of the University as charged for the M.S. / M. Phil/ Ph.D degree programs.


Total seats in Ph.D program are 10 and 2 seats are allocated for each discipline . So Seats allotment in Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing) is 2

Ph.D HOME ECONOMICS (Textiles and Clothing) = 2

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Students who are M.Phil qualified can apply for Ph.D program.
  • Eligibility criteria are in accordance with the University of the Punjab rules and regulations.