In recent times the field of rubber and plastics technology is gaining a lot of attention. Lot of developments are taking place in this field and with increase in applications, products made of rubbers and plastics are gaining ground. Whether it's our laptop cases, mobile phones, televisions, chargers, kitchen containers, living room furniture, tyres, window seals for cars & air-conditioned coaches; new usages are coming up for these two materials. Because of their sheer advantages over other materials, like cost effectiveness, durability, versatility and re-cyclability, they are replacing traditional materials such as glass, ceramics and even metals for manufacturing a diverse range of items. A career in this industry is thus worth all its value.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Math with minimum 50% marks (depends upon the colleges). Admissions are mostly based on entrance exams.
Duration of this undergraduate course is 4 years.
More about the course
The aim of this course is to impart you with the necessary skills and expertise needed to establish yourself in the rubber and plastic industry. It also enhances your knowledge about the current industrial scenario and the developments that are taking place in this field. You get to learn of the various products that are obtained from both rubber and plastics. From automobile tyres to door & window seals, floor mats, oil seals, bushes and shock absorbers, a good many auto parts are manufactured by using rubbers and polymers. Some of the topics that forms part of the curriculum are Polymer Chemistry, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Physical Properties of Polymers, Plastic materials and Properties, Rubber and Compounding Additives.
The plastic and rubber industry is rooted deep in the country. A whole gamut of industries are dependent on this field. For example, the transportation industry, which depends upon a host of products made up of rubber. The insulation industry (both thermal and electrical), cable industry, telecom sector, consumer goods and the IT industry are all heavily dependent upon rubbers and plastics. One can get into numerous private companies in this field located across the country. After course completion, one can also go for higher education in the field by opting for an M.Tech or MBA qualification that will help you get into managerial roles. There are much scope for research too. For research based careers in one of the research labs, one can additionally go for a P.hD.
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