Admissions 2019 into PG Diploma in Packaging at Indian Institute of Packaging

Are you looking for admissions in Indian Institute of Packaging? Indian Institute of Packaging has announced admissions 2019 into Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging program. Check out for more details like eligibility criteria, the application process, selection procedure, important dates, etc.

About IIP

Indian Institute of Packaging is an autonomous institution under the ministry of commerce and industry, the government of India. This institute was established in the year 1966. This institute aims for overall packaging improvement in the country. Headquarters of the institute was located at Mumbai and centers are located at Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, and Ahmedabad.

Admissions 2019

Indian Institute of Packaging has announced admissions 2019 into Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging program. The duration of this course is 2 years. As packaging is an inter-disciplinary subject, subjects like Physics, Mathematics, Mechanical, Chemistry, and Electrical Engineering in the first semester of the program. This program also includes management subjects such as total quality management, industrial engineering, production planning and control, materials management, marketing, and financial management. This course covers the topics related to various packaging media like glass, metals, paper, paper board, plastics, and composites. The course curriculum includes laboratory practical training and industrial training. At the end of the course, the campus placement drive will be conducted at its institute in Mumbai.

Total intake of seats
The total intake of seats for every academic year is as below and Seat reservation as per government norms: OBC - 27.0%, ST - 7.5%, SC - 15.0%.

Hyderabad - 40
Mumbai - 280
Delhi - 100
Kolkata - 80

Eligibility criteria

Candidates have to fulfill the below-mentioned minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the PG Diploma in Packaging course:

  • Candidates who have passed the full time graduate degree in Science (12th + 3 years degree entire 5 years should be science only) with Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics, Microbiology or Biochemistry as the main subject or any one of them as a second subject in the 3 year degree or Food Science/ Agriculture/ Polymer Science or engineering degree/ technology degree with minimum 2nd class.
  • Candidates appearing for final year examination can also apply.
  • Maximum age limit is 30 years (age relaxation 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ ST) as on 31st May 2019.

Selection procedure

Selection of candidates will be done based on their performance in written examination and personal interview. The written examination will consist of multiple choice questions related to the graduate level syllabus and subjects include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering. This entrance examination will be conducted on 13th June 2019 at Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad centers of the institute. Candidates who have cleared the written examination will be called for personal interview which will be held at institute centers - Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Delhi. The final selection of candidates will be done as follows:

  • Marks obtained in 10th class: 10%
  • Marks obtained in 12th Class: 10%
  • Marks obtained in graduation level: 30%
  • Marks obtained in entrance examination: 30%
  • Marks obtained in Personal Interview: 20%

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates can download the application form and admit card from the official website. And candidates have to send the duly filled in application form and admit card along with attested copies of all certificates, 2 self-addressed envelopes with pin code and D.D. of Rs. 500/- which is drawn in favor of "Indian Institute of Packaging" payable at Mumbai to the below address. The application form can also be obtained on payment of Rs. 500/- in cash/ cheque/ DD from IIP, Hyderabad.

Indian Institute of Packaging,
E-2, MIDC Area,
Post Box No. 9432,
Andheri (E),
Mumbai - 400 093.

Contact details

Indian Institute of Packaging,
Industrial centre,
Sanath Nagar,
Hyderabad -500018,

Ph.No.: 040 23814321, 23707148, 9581000064
Email Id:,

Important dates to remember

The last date submit application form: 7th June 2019
Date of entrance examination: 13th June 2019
Date of display of shortlisted candidates at Head Office and Regional centers: 25th June 2019
Date of personal interview: 1st, 2nd July 2019 at Mumbai, 4th, 5th July at regional centers
Date of display of a final selection of candidates list: 12th July 2019
Dates of admission and payment of fees: 12th July to 23rd July 2019
Display of 2nd list of candidates if applicable: 24th July 2019
Dates of admission and payment of fees for the 2nd list of candidates: 24th to 31st July 2019
Date of commencement of course: 6th August 2019

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Author: Umesh20 May 2019 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 3

In view of the increasing trade volume of various types of materials being transported from one place to another the field of packaging is getting more and more relevance and importance. Different materials have different packaging requirements and there are specialised methods for packing the materials in a particular way to minimise its spillage or loss during transit. Seeing the importance of this field it makes sense to go for skill enhancement in this area and the eligible candidates can consider for applying for it.

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