TIP’s four-year undergraduate programmes include:
- BSc (Hons) in Textile Science
- BSc (Hons) in Textile Design Technology
- BBA (Hons) in Textile Management and Marketing
- BBA (Hons) in Apparel Manufacturing and Merchandising
- BBA (Hons) in Fashion Design Management
For BSc (Hons) in Textile Science
- ‘C' Grade in Intermediate (F.Sc.) - Pre-Engineering
- GCE ‘A' Levels with pass in three subjects (Maths, Physics & Chemistry)
For all other programs
- ‘C' Grade in Intermediate (any discipline)
- GCE ‘A' Levels with pass in any three major subjects
All undergraduate courses offered at TIP are of 4 years (8 semesters) duration with two semesters per year (Fall & Spring) ·
The admission pack including the prospectus, admission form and sample test papers can be purchased from TIP's city office at A-142, S.M.C.H.S,Karachi. Pakistan.
The admission pack costs Rs. 1,500/- and this also includes the admission test processing charges.
Yes, certainly you can apply. However, even if you clear the admission test requirements, you will be given a provisional admission on the assumption that you will clear all your subjects with ‘C' grade. Failing to do so will result in cancellation of your admission.
The following fees are payable every semester
Tuition Fees Rs. 4,800 per credit hour
Transport Fees (from city) Rs. 23,000 per semester
Transport Fees (from Gulshan-e-Hadeed) Rs. 15,000 per semester
Hostel Fees Rs. 20,000 per semester
Students Facilitation Fee Rs. 3,000
In addition to the above fee, admission fee of Rs. 15,000/- (non refundable) and security deposit of Rs.10,000 (refundable at the end of the course) is charged at the time of admission.
These charges are current but subject to review anytime during academic year.
TIP reserves the right to review its tuition and other fees annually to cover inflation and other costs.
At the time of admission all fees must be paid in full for the first semester. However for subsequent semesters there is an option of paying fees in three instalments.
The term ‘Credit Hour' refers to the instructional or teaching time given to students every week for the entire semester. For example, a 3 credit hour course will have 3 hours of instructional time per week through out the semester.
All undergraduate programs require 132 credit hours to graduate which normally requires 4 years (8 semesters)
Yes, however, even if you clear all admission test requirements, you will be given a provisional admission on the assumption that you will clear all your subjects with ‘C' grade. Failing to do so will result in cancellation of your admission.
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Financial assistance to students is strictly given on need cum merit basis. Students can only apply for financial assistance after completing the first year of studies based upon their performance in the first two semesters and will have to reapply every semester on the basis of their performance in the previous semester.
TIP has introduced 50 Merit Scholarships covering 50% of tuition fee in the first year (2 semesters). See www.tip.edu.pk/scholarships for more details
No, those students who are waiting for the second year intermediate results can only apply for admissions if they have passed all the first year subjects.
No you can not. In order to apply for the Textile Science Programme, F.Sc. (Pre-Engg.) with Physics, Chemistry and Maths subjects is a pre-requisite. However you are eligible for the rest of our programmes.
In order to apply, you will need to produce an equivalency certificate from the board of your area stating that your diploma is equivalent to Intermediate.
No, we do not allow any such transfers because course content of different institutes are quite different. However, for subjects that are almost alike, exemption may be awarded after passing an Advance Placement Test (APT). In order to apply for any exemption, detailed course outlines along with the transcripts must be provided for evaluating the similarity among the courses.
No, for all exempted courses, fee is not charged.
After a grade is allotted in the Advance Placement Test, it is entirely up to you to accept that grade or you can undertake that course by submitting its course fee.
It is a matter of great pride that all 942 graduates to date, except those who are pursuing their higher studies, have been successfully placed in leading textile mills, garment factories and buying houses, with the majority earning minimum starting salaries of Rs. 25,000/- per month at the start of their careers.
No, you can only sit in one discipline and you have to indicate your choice in the application form.
Admission to the Institute is strictly on merit as determined through an internal aptitude test of TIP and interview. Successful candidates passing the aptitude test will only qualify for the interview. Candidates passing the interview will then be short listed for admission at TIP.
The subject matter used for the Test is based upon the current syllabi prescribed by the Board of Intermediate Education in Pakistan. The English Language section tests competency in English, as English is the medium of instruction at TIP.
TIP was initially established with academic support from Clemson University, South Carolina, USA. To date about 35 students have gained admission at Clemson University on the basis of their academic performance and attendance at TIP. This reinforces the fact that our programs are recognized abroad.
TIP also has had various higher education links supported by the British Council, with the University of Manchester. An important feature of the understanding is the recognition of undergraduate credits earned over the first two years at TIP for transfer to the University of Manchester for further completion of the degree.
TIP has an independent Charter granted by the Government of Sindh, empowering it to award its own degrees and is recognized and approved by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). TIP is placed in W Category by HEC, which is the highest ranking of HEC.
TIP's main campus is located on main national highway about 40 kilometers from the main city centre.
The Institute arranges comfortable air conditioned transportation for all its students covering the entire Karachi. A nominal bus fee of Rs. 23,000 per semester is charged.
Is your transport facility optional as I reside in Gulshan-e-Hadeed and I do not want to use your transport facility
Yes, the transport facility is optional. Students wishing to use their own transport will not be charged the transport fee. However separate transport arrangement for Gulshan-e-Hadeed/Steel Town students is also available at a charge of Rs. 15,000/- per semester.
For candidates residing in Punjab, we do conduct a separate test in Lahore. The venue and dates of admission is publicized in all leading newspapers.
TIP has an arrangement with NIB Bank for the provision of funding at nominal interest rates. You can use this facility in case you do not qualify for TIP's financial assistance programme.
- Print and fill the downloaded application.
- Attach all supporting documents and four recent photographs.
- Send this form along with a demand draft of Rs. 1500/- in favour of Textile Institute of Pakistan to the following address A-142, S.M.C.H.S, Karachi. Pakistan.
Yes, we have separate hostels for both male and female students. Hostel rooms are well equipped and are provided to students on twin sharing basis. Hostel accommodation is charged at Rs. 20,000/- per semester.
It all depends upon the availability of the rooms. First priority will be given to outstation students. To apply for hostel accommodation, it must be indicated on the admission form. However a fresh application would be required from you every semester.