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Info about iip : I m 4th yera student of btech agriculture engineering.... i preparing for Jrf i shall be doing mtech...but i have recently heARD of iip indian Institute of packaging want to kno more about it....and is it better tham doing Mtch ?

- AdminUpdated On May 19, 2017 03:00 AM

Dear Student,

Both M.Sc. and PGDP are good options. However, both are different fields. M.Sc. is science related study whereas in PGDP you will learn more about packaging and managing goods. The final choice is supposed to be yours based on your interest. Check the details of the institute below:

About the institute:

  • The Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) is a national apex body which was set up in 1966 by the packaging and allied industries and the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, with the specific objective of improving the packaging standards in the country.
  • The Institute is an autonomous body working under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce.
  • The Institute endeavours to improve the standard of packaging needed for the promotion of exports and create infrastructural facilities for overall packaging improvement in India.
  • This is achieved through the Institute’s multifarious activities which are today, in line with those of premier packaging institutes the world over.
  • The institute aims to make India a focal point for contemporary developments in Art, Science, Technology and Engineering, with respect to the field of Packaging.


Applicant must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • Fresh Graduate / Graduate in Science / Engineering / Technology who have completed their education in the following area of specialization from recognized university or AICTE approved institution with minimum second class and maximum age of 30 years as on 31/05/2017 with age relaxation of 03 years for OBC and 05 years for SC/ST are eligible to apply.
  • B. Sc. - Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Material Science, Bio-Technology, Zoology, Botany, Agricultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences, Veterinary sciences, Dairy science, Food Science & Applied Nutrition, Electronics, Environment Science, Polymer chemistry / science, Fishery Science, Nano Science.
  • B. Pharm. Courses or 3 year B. Sc. in Pharmaceutical sciences
  • B .Tech. / B.E. Courses – Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Bio Chemical / Bio Technology, Food Technology, Pulp & Paper Technology, Plastics Technology, Polymer Technology, Oils & surfactants Technology, Computer Tech / IT, Agricultural engineering, Dairy Technology /engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Green Technology, Nano Technology or any other Engineering / Technology.

Application Process:

The prospective candidates are required to appear for the PDGP Common Entrance Test (PGDPCET) conducted by IIP which will be held on 15th June, 2017 and Personal Interview in the third week of July 2017 based on their performance in PGDPCET-2017.

Placement Details:

  • Highest Salary: Rs. 9 lakh per annum 
  • Median Salary: Rs. 4 lakh per annum

Visiting companies:a

  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Nestle
  • Cadbury
  • Agrotech Food Ltd.
  • Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • Pidilite Industries Ltd.
  • Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Atul Ltd.
  • Associated Capsules Ltd.
  • Harita Techserv Ltd.
  • Hawkins Cookers Ltd.
  • Nichrome India Ltd.
  • Himalaya Drug Co. Ltd.
  • Avery Dennison Pvt. Ltd.

- Akansha SirohiAnswered on May 08, 2017 01:12 PM
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I wanted info like will iip {packaging}provide me good much package does it future does not hving a Mtch degree in plce of diploma degree will cause any harm...or will it iip trending .....or i should prefer government jobs as i belong to middle cls fmily n cant risk to ply with soo much amount n time

- AdminAnswered on May 19, 2017 03:00 AM
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