IIP Mumbai Short Term Education Course in Packaging admissions 2021

Looking for a quick short-term course in packaging? An Intensive Training Course (ITC) in Packaging Technology is scheduled next month at the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Mumbai. This article provides complete information on the IIP-Mumbai short-term course in packaging technology of three months, including details of the syllabus, the course fees, and the application procedure.

The Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Mumbai has issued the admission notification for its three-month Intensive Training Course (ITC) in Packaging Technology. Both, students and those already in the field of packaging, can apply, with admission on a first-come-first-serve basis, so the last date to submit applications is not specified. The course will begin on 15th November 2021 in Mumbai.

IIP Mumbai Short Term Packaging Course Banner
[Image source: official Prospectus of IIP Mumbai]

About the IIP ITC Course

The short-term course will begin next month and over three months, you will learn major aspects related to packaging and interact with experts in the sector. There are 120 sessions for five days a week, as well as practical demonstrations on how to test and evaluate materials that are used in packaging. If feasible, visits to packaging units may be scheduled. On completing the course and passing the exams, you will receive a certificate. It is mandatory, though, to also have 75% attendance, and to score a minimum of 40% marks in all the individual evaluation components, such as quizzes, written tests, project work, etc, and 50% aggregate marks to get a pass certificate.

Learning modules

The course syllabus initially introduces you to the basics concepts, components, and characteristics of packaging, then you will learn about the various types of materials and their advantages and limitations, and how specific items are packages and stored. Later modules include an insight into speciality packages, machinery and equipment, quality control and costs, logistics of marketing and distribution, laws and regulations, etc.

Eligibility requirements

You should have passed the Class 12th exam or ITI or Diploma/Degree exam in any branch and have a keen interestest in taking up a career in the field of packaging.

Course Fee

Fee for Indian participants: Non-members have to pay a fee of Rs. 55,000/-, while IIP members have to pay a fee of Rs. 53,000/-. In the case of an IIP Patron/Life Member, the fee is Rs. 51,000/-.

Fee for Foreign participants: The Tuition fee is US$3,200.

Note- Candidates may inquire about campus hostel accommodation and the separate fee for it, as it is not known if this is available due to the current pandemic.

How to apply for IIP ITC Course

Applications can be submitted online at the IIP Mumbai official website, but before that go through the prospectus that is available to download at the portal. There is an application fee of Rs.100/-.

The completed application form should be sent along with attested copies of the last exam passed and work experience (if applicable), with the requisite course fee. The course fee can be paid either by Demand Draft in favour of the "Indian Institute of Packaging" payable at Mumbai, or it can be paid via NEFT transfer.

Contact information

Indian Institute of Packaging
E-2, Road no. 8, MIDC Area,
Andheri East,
Mumbai – 400 093,
Ph: +91-022-69192200 ext. 108/304/305/307. Fax: +91-22-2837 5302/2832 8178.
Email: rneiip@iip-in.com / infoiip@iip-in.com
Website: https://www.iip-in.com/about_iip/information.aspx

[Note- the date of commencement of the course has been sourced from a print advt. in the Indian Express, Mumbai edition, 4th October 2021]

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