Topi Karigar

Cap Craftsman

Cap Designer

The tasks a Cap Maker is expected to perform include: Making various kinds of caps by marking, cutting, joining and sewing

Joining components and finishing them by trimming and decorating

Preparing own design or copies and adapting existing designs

Smoothing, wiring and shaping cap parts and sewing them together

Making and altering caps to fit patron?s requirements

Understanding of cap-making techniques

Knowledge of cap designs

Competent in cutting, sewing and measuring skills

Knowledge of how to use and care for cap-making equipment

Will be updated

Eye for details


Creative thinking

Dexterity of hands

Depth perception

Good hand-eye coordination

Good sense of aesthetics

Near vision acuity

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Working hours are for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg ( OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include strained vision, cuts, wounds, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, chemicals, dyes, odours, sharp cutting tools, etc.

Will be updated

Overview of Textile and Clothing Industry in India

The Indian textile and clothing sector?s output is expected to grow at an annual average rate of 10 percent in the next 10 years, thereby increasing its worth to 10.5 lakh crores in 2022.

The textiles and clothing sector plays a significant role in employment generation. The sector employs 15.23 million people, of which 2.3 million are factory workers. Constant growth of the sector and its contribution to the economy implies that the manpower has and would continue to play an important role in the sector. Textile policy aims to create 35 million jobs and achieve exports worth INR 18 lakh crores by 2024-25 with the help of investments. Job opportunities for Cap Makers and other professionals in the Apparel sector are expected to grow.

Fashion boutiques, textile and garment manufacturing companies across India

Cap manufacturers across India Local cap designers across India


Cities and towns across India