About the Institute
The Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), an autonomous body, is a National Institute set up in the year 1966 under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, with the active support of the Indian industries. Its headquarters and principal laboratories are located on a sprawling campus in Mumbai and its four regional centres are located at Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad. Activities of IIP, today, are in line with those of premier packaging institutes the world over. These are Training & Education, Consultancy & Projects, R&D, Package Testing & Quality Evaluation among others.
IIP works in close association with International organisations. IIP is a founder member of Asian Packaging Federation (APF) and World Packaging Organisation (WPO).
Course: The two-year programme leads to a Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging.
Eligibility: Maximum Age 25 years as on 31/05/2015
A candidate seeking admission for the Post Graduate Programme should have passed the full time (not by correspondence or part time) Graduate degree examination in Science (12th + 3 years degree entire 5 years in science only) with Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics Microbiology or Biochemistry as the main subject or one of them as second subject in the three year degree or Agriculture / Food Science/ Polymer Science or Engineering / Technology degree of a AICTE recognised University with minimum second class. Those with equivalent overseas qualification would also be eligible for admission.The candidate needs to have consistently high academic performance and sound general knowledge.
Admission/Selection Procedure: The admission to this Programme will be done according to the following two steps:
i) Written examination
ii) Personal Interview
Application for admission to the course needs to be submitted on or before 12/06/2015 along with attested copies of mark sheets and other credentials. Application form, Prospectus and Syllabus can be obtained from 1st week of February, 2015 from any center by paying Rs. 500 in cash or by Demand Draft in favour of Indian Institute of Packaging payable at Mumbai or Kolkata or Delhi or Chennai or Hyderabad. The forms can also be downloaded from the IIP website. However, such forms should be accompanied with Rs. 500 Demand Draft in favour of Indian Institute of Packaging payable at Mumbai or Kolkata or Delhi or Chennai or Hyderabad.
Tuition Fee and Other Fee
|A.||One time fee (payable at the time of admission)||Rs. 50,000*|
|B.||Fees per semester
(Tution Fee + Exam Fee)
Rs. (59000 + 1000)
|C.||Refundable Deposit (payable at the time of admission)||Rs. 3,000|
|D.||Hostel fees (optional) only in Mumbai|
|1) Payable at the time of admission
[Registration fee (Rs. 1000) + Deposit (Refundable Rs. 1000)]
|2) Fee per semester||Rs. 20,000|
|E.||Fees for application form/ syllabus/prospectus/ set of previous year’s question papers||Rs. 500|
* Fees + ST as applicable
|Last Date From Submission||12th June, 2015|
|ENTRANCE-EXAM||18th June, 2015|
|Semester I||2nd week of August to December, 2015|
|Semester I Examination||December, 2015|
|Semester break||1st January to 31st January, 2016|
|Semester II||February to June, 2016|
|Semester II Examination||June, 2016|
|Semester II Break||1st July to 31st July, 2016|
|Semester III||August to December, 2016|
|Semester III Examination||December, 2016|
|Semester III break||January, 2017|
|Semester IV||1st February to 30th June, 2017|
|Semester IV Presentation and Viva||1st week of July, 2017|
|Campus Placement||July, 2017|
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