CIPET (Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology) is the institute under the Ministry of Fertilizers and Chemicals, Govt of India. It offers various courses and one of them is DPT (Diploma in Plastic Technology).
The eligibility criterion is class X ( Maths, Science and English) with 35% marks and the candidate has to appear for CIPET JEE examination which is the entrance examination held for selection of students for DPT. This course is offered at CIPET - Ahmedabad, CIPET - Amritsar, CIPET - Aurangabad, APPTC - Balasore, CIPET - Bhopal, CIPET - Chennai, CIPET - Guwahati, CIPET - Hajipur, CIPET - Haldia, CIPET - Hyderabad, CIPET - Imphal, CIPET - Jaipur, CIPET - Lucknow, CIPET - Murthal and CIPET - Mysore. The course duration is 3 years consisting of 6 semesters of 6 month each. The course comprises of Basic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Mould Design, Industrial Training, Plastic Materials and Quality Management.
After doing this course there is scope in plastic and plastic polymer industry as well various associated areas like petrochemicals and refining.
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