1. What courses are being offered at TIP?
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
2. What is the minimum requirement to apply for undergraduate courses?
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
3. What is the duration of undergraduate courses offered at TIP?
All undergraduate courses offered at TIP are of 4 years (8 semesters) duration with two semesters per year (Fall & Spring)·
4. Where can I purchase the admission pack?
The admission pack including the prospectus, admission form and sample test papers can be purchased from TIP’s Admission office.
5. What is the cost of the admission pack?
The admission pack costs Rs. 1,500/- and this also includes the admission test processing charges.
6. I have taken Intermediate (2nd year) exam this year and results are expected later, am I eligible to apply at TIP?
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.
7. What is the fee structure at TIP?
8. Can I pay my fees in installments?
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 installments.
9. What do you mean by Credit Hour?
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.
10. How many credit hours are required to graduate?
All undergraduate programs require 132 credit hours to graduate which normally requires 4 years (8 semesters)
11. I have taken combined 1st and 2nd year intermediate exam. Can I apply at TIP?
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.
12. What is the criteria for applying for financial assistance?
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 for Scholarship
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 for Interest Free Loans
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.
13. Do you offer any scholarship in the first semester?
Up to 100% need-cum-merit scholarships are available to new students for 1st year (2 semesters) subject to the following eligibility criteria:

  • 60% marks in TIP Admission Test
  • Clearance of Admission Interview by Admission Committee
  • Need for scholarship to be established by the Financial Assistance Committee(FAC)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 to be maintained
14. I have failed one subject in intermediate (first year) am I eligible to apply as I have undertaken all second year as well as the failed first year subject?
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.
15. I have done F.Sc. (Computer Science) with Maths, Physics and Computers. Can I apply for the B.Sc. (Hons) Textile Science Program?
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.
16. I have not done intermediate, instead I have a technical diploma. Am I eligible for your 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.
17. Is there any possibility of transferring credit hours to TIP's Programs?
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. In order to apply for any exemption, detailed course outlines along with the transcripts must be provided for evaluating the similarity among the courses.
18. What are the job prospects after graduating from TIP?
It is a matter of great pride that all TIP 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. 30,000 per month at the start of their careers.
19. I want to sit in both B.Sc. (Hons) Textile Science and BBA (Hons) Textile Management and Marketing admission test, is it possible?
No, you can only sit in one discipline and you have to indicate your choice in the application form.
20. What is the admission criterion at TIP?
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.
21. From where should I prepare for my admission test?
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. Anees Hussain conduct test preparation classes for TIP.
22. Is TIP affiliated with any Institution?
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.

23. Are the degrees awarded by TIP recognized?
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 W3 Category by HEC.
24. Where is the main campus situated?
TIP’s main campus is located on main national highway about 40 kilometers from the main city centre.
25. Does TIP provide its students with transport facility?
The Institute arranges comfortable air conditioned transportation for all its students covering the entire Karachi.
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.
26. Do you conduct admission tests anywhere else than Karachi?
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
27. If I do not qualify for TIP's financial assistance program, is there any other possibilities of funding?
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.
28. I reside outside Karachi and I have downloaded the admission form your website. Now I want to get myself registered for your test, what is the procedure?
  • 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
29. Do you have on campus hostel facilities?
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.
30. Can Karachi based students use the hostel facility?
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.