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1 Post Graduate Education in Packaging a Curtain raiser

2 Presentation Plan Packaging in modern life About the Institute Advent of PG Diploma Current Status The Training Comparisons with other courses Occupation of passed out students Placement prospects Alumni Activities How you can be a Packaging technologist

3 Packaging in modern life Definition: Packaging is the science, art and technology of enclosing and/or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale and use. Packaging is a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale and use. Packaging helps the consumer quickly understand what the product is all about Packaging is a silent salesman

4 Glass Paper Tin Plate Aluminum Composite Containers CFB MAP/CAP Flow wrap Tetra Pack Flexibles Plastics Soaps Cosmetics Detergents Solid Liquid Dosages FMCG Food Others Pharma Packaging Developments – Product wise



7 About the Institute

8 The Indian Institute of Packaging was established as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on 14th May 1966 by the Packaging and Allied Industries and works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Institute has one of the biggest campuses in Asia with excellent infrastructural facilities.

9 The Institute The Institute endeavors to do its best in the field of packaging through various activities covering Applied Research, Training and Education, Information Services, Testing, Quality Control facilities, Package Development, Feasibility Projects, Graphic design, Data Centre, Conducts National & International Seminars and Trainings, and Techno Commercial Publications, etc in the field of Packaging

10 The Laboratory

11 The Hostel at Mumbai

12 Advent of PG Diploma It was in 1985 that we decided to take a step forward in the direction of packaging Education. We are second in the world next to the USA to start two years Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging

13 Current Status The course commenced in 1985 and the curriculum is regularly reviewed with addition of new subjects We started with students in-take of 15 Now we are in the 27 th batch of the course Today our students intake has been raised into 180

14 The Training Four semesters over two years The curriculum is designed to cover all the aspects of packaging which includes package manufacturing, package machinery manufacturing and packaging for user industries like food, pharma, cosmetic and others. In order to provide sound technical knowledge 40 percent of the curriculum is allotted for practical sessions. The theory part includes classroom sessions and library reference work. The Practical sessions include laboratory exercise, Industrial visits, project work and industrial training

15 The Training (I semester) The First semester of the course covers the following major subjects Mathematics – I, Science (Physics & Chemistry), Electrical Technology, Mechanical Technology, Engineering Mechanisms, Applied Mechanics – I, Packaging Technology – I, II & III (Introduction To Packaging, Cellulose Technology, Fiberboard And Glass Technology ), Engineering Drawing, Industrial Visit & Practical (Packaging Technology)

16 The Training (II semester) The Second semester of the course covers the following major subjects Mathematics – II, Economics, Applied Mechanics – II, Industrial Electronics, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, Packaging Technology IV, V, VI (Plastics, Lamination, Coating And Metal Containers), Packaging Printing Technology, Machine Drawing, Industrial Field Visit, Project Work, Library Reference And Practical

17 The Training (III semester) The Second semester of the course covers the following major subjects Production management, Financial management, Principles of management & entrepreneurship, Marketing, Marketing research, Materials management, Packaging technology - VII, VIII, IX, X & XI (cushioning, wooden containers, foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and chemicals, laws and regulations), Communication skills, Industrial visits and Practical

18 The Training (IV semester) The IV th semester (Final semester) includes the following activities Five months Industrial Training and report Overall performance

19 The Library.. The IIP library has a rich collection of nearly 7000 textbooks besides several packaging related national and international standards from different countries and organizations on materials, methods and systems, testing and quality control etc.

20 The Hostel....

21 Placement of passed out students Our passed out PG students are working in many global and Indian MNCs companies which includes, Unilever, ITC, Procter & Gamble, Britania, General mills, Reddys, Glaxo Smithkline, Cadburys and others Apart from that many of our passed out students started their own companies in the field of packaging Many of our passed out students are working in abroad

22 Placement prospects At the end of the final semester, Interested companies come for the campus interviews Institute organizes for the efficient conduct of the interviews Most students are placed during the campus interviews Placement is in MNCs of Pharma, food, FMCG and allied industries Some placements are global The rest gets placed within weeks

23 Success Story of Indian Institute of Packaging


25 Alumni Activities Alumni contribute to conduct of international seminars, conferences Alumni contributes to local seminars in all regions where IIP exists Interaction with students of PG and guidance to them Inputs for up gradation Employment of passing out students Organizing and conduct of Packaging festivals Periodic meeting of Alumni

26 How you can be a Packaging technologist Enrolling and completing the Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging (PGDP), duration 2 years full time, admission through entrance examination. Admission notice in the month of March/April every year. Course commence from 1 st August. Walk in to the Institute for Counseling.

27 IIP centers Delhi Chennai Kolkata Hyderabad

28 Contact us Indian Institute of Packaging - Mumbai Registered & Head Office Indian Institute of Packaging - Mumbai E-2, MIDC Area, Andheri (E), Mumbai 93 Tel: 28219803, 28219469, 28216751. Email: Website:

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