Garment Inspector

Fabric Inspector

Minimum ? Preferably 5th standard pass Certified training for Measurement Checker (programme aligned to AMH/Q0103 released by Apparel Made Up?s and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council)

Preferably 3 years? of experience in the Apparel Industry

The tasks a Measurement Checker is expected to perform include: Inspecting accuracy of dimensions of the stitched parts and finished apparel

Measuring all the dimensions of the apparel

Ensuring defect free apparel

Ensuring quality of operations and products

Working knowledge of how to use a measuring tape

Knowledge of the metric system

Knowledge of fabric grain line and its significance

Knowledge of visual inspection procedures

Knowledge of how to measure various garments

Knowledge of specification and size chart

Knowledge of basic math skill

Knowledge of fabric testing methods

Good eyesight

An eye for detail

Good vision

Observational skills

Attention to detail


Steady hands

It is not just a desk job.Work from home option is not available.Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities.Need not handle a team

Working hours

Working is 8/9 hours a day for 6 days a week

Shift system may be available in some organizations.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

Job not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazard like fatigue and body ache may develop, if not taken care of.

`5,000 -`7,500 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth Estimates of Apparel Industry in India1

The current domestic apparel market is worth `2,73,350 crore (USD 58 billion) and is expected to grow at 9% annually to reach `6,63,800 crore (USD 141 billion) by 2021.

Latest Trends in Apparel Sector in India

The size of both domestic and export houses of Apparel Industry is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% to reach $223 billion by 2021 from the $89 billion in 2011, according to a white paper by industry body FICCI and research

firm Technopak. India's share of the world's apparel exports stands at 4.5%. This figure will grow to 8% by 2020 with a total exports value of $82 billion. This growth, from 4.5 to 8% of world trade, will open up huge potential for Indian players.

Textile companies like Bombay Dyeing, Reliance Retail, Raymonds, etc.Local fashion boutiques and big fashion brands across India

Maximum number of job openings are available in Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Pune and other metro cities.2

Will be updated

Apparel Training and Design Centre

National Head Office

Paridhan Vikas Bhawan, Plot-No. 50,Institutional Area, Sector-44,Gurgaon 122003, Haryana.Ph.: 0124 4659500|01