Diploma in Plastic Technology: Course Details


Diploma in Plastic Technology is a highly demanded course now days due to the increased use of plastic products. The duration of the course study is 3 years. The course is offered through various polytechnic colleges in the country. Upon completion of the course, the candidate acquires the aptitude to select the right type of material to make a particular plastic product. The participants of the course are exposed to different mechanisms used in preparation and characterization of plastic material. They get knowledge about the usage of different machinery and processes employed in the production process. The course study also helps candidates in the outline design of products, which has to be developed to the final product.

Advantages or Benefits of Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

Diploma in Plastic Technology offers some essential benefits to the participants. The course study helps the candidate to get in to a lucrative profession with in a short period of time. Due to the rapid growth of plastic and polymer industry, skilled professionals in plastic technology are highly demanded across industries. Those who complete the course can go with further study programs such as B.Tech or B.E in Plastic Technology/engineering. Higher educational programs such as M.Tech in plastic technology enable the candidates to get in to senior job profiles in the related sector.

Eligibility required for Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

Matriculation is the basic qualification required to undergo diploma course in Plastic Technology. The candidate should have passed 10th class with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, as subjects and with minimum 60% marks. The age (minimum) qualification required to undergo the course is 18 years. Most of the institutions carry out admission on the basis of marks obtained in matriculation where as some as some other carry out entrance exam for the purpose. Those with required qualifications are interviewed before the final selection is made.

Admission Process of Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

The notification for admissions is usually published at the beginning of each academic year. The same will be issued in the official website of the institution or in education dailies. The candidate who wishes to seek admission to the course must refer and understand the details before filling the application form. The application forms can be obtained from the offices of polytechnics or from other designated centers as mentioned in the advertisement. Once the application form is obtained, the candidate has to fill it completely and submit the same to the destination before last date.

How to fill the application form for Diploma in Plastic Technology Course?

The application form must be filled by following the instructions given along with the notification. The candidate must check whether the notification specifies any relevant documents to be attached. Completely filled application forms must be submitted (along with the necessary documents) to the destination prior to closing date.

Higher study options after Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

  • B.E. Polymer Engineering/ B.E. Polymer Technology/B. Tech. Polymer Plastic Technology
  • B. Tech Rubber/B.E. Rubber Technology
  • B. Tech. (Plastic Technology)/M. Tech (Plastic Technology)
  • M. Tech. Polymer Science

Colleges offering Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

  • Arulmigu Chandigeswarar Polytechnic College
  • Palanisame Ravi Nagar, Karumathampatty, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • Central Institute for Plastics Engineering and Technology, B-27, Amausi Industrial Area, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Central Institute for Plastics Engineering and Technology, T.V.K. Industrial Estate, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Chhotu Ram Polytechnic, Rohtak, Haryana
  • Government Polytechnic, Gadge Nagar, Amravati, Maharastra
  • Government Polytechnic Miraj, Near Maji Sainik Vasahat, M.I.D.C.Area, Sangli, Maharastra
  • Government Polytechnic Udepur, Old Palace Fatepur Chhota- Udepur, Vadodara, Gujarat
  • Government Polytechnic Valsad, Kosamba Road, Valsad, Gujarat
  • Government Polytechnic College, Kota, Rajasthan
  • Gujarat Technological University, Admission Committee Building, L.D Engineering College Campus, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Institute of Diploma Studies, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Chandlodia, Gota, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology, #26, Chatham Line, (Near Prayag Railway Station), Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Nirma Institute of Diploma Studies, Sarkhaj Gandhinagar Highway, Chandlodia, Viagota, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Nirma University, Sarkhej- Gandhinagar Highway Post Chandlodia Via Gota, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Pt. J.R. Government Polytechnic College, Jallandhar Road, Near Piplanwala Hoshiarpur, Punjab
  • Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic, Vile Parle- W, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Shri VaishnavY Polytechnic College, M.O.G.Lines, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • Ujjain Polytechnic College, Dewas Road, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
  • V.S. Vellaichami Nadar Polytechnic College, Virudhu Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Course Curriculum of Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

First Year

  • Professional Communication
  • Applied Mathematics-I
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Elementary Workshop Technology
  • Workshop Practice
  • Field Exposure-I

Second Year

  • Applied Mathematics-II
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatic Systems
  • Metrology and Measuring Instruments
  • Plastic Process Techniques-I
  • Design of Dies & Moulds- I
  • Materials & Metallurgy
  • Plastics Materials
  • Basics of Information Technology
  • Electrical Technology & Electronics
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatic Lab
  • Metrology and Measuring Instruments Lab
  • Materials & Metallurgy Lab
  • Design of Dies & Moulds Lab- I
  • Plastic Process Techniques-I Lab

Third Year

  • Environmental & Pollution in Plastic Industries
  • Plastic Process Techniques- II
  • Industrial Management and
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Design of Dies & Moulds-II
  • Plastic Testing & Quality Control
  • Field Exposure-II
  • Project
  • Plastic Process-II lab
  • Environmental & Pollution lab
  • Design of Dies & Moulds lab-II
  • Plastic Testing & Quality Control Lab
  • Computer aided Moulds Design

Job and Career Opportunities after Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

There exists lot of career opportunities for skilled candidates in plastic technology. The candidate who has completed Diploma in Plastic Technology course can find enough opportunities in firms manufacturing plastic products. As intermediately and finished plastics products are highly required in industries  manufacturing agricultural, house hold, electrical products, etc, professionals in these area are highly demanded. The main employment areas for candidates who have completed their diploma course in Plastic Technology are mentioned below.

Employment Areas

  • Research and Development
  • Development and production of plastic materials
  • In Quality Control of Plastic Products
  • Teaching

Remuneration after Diploma in Plastic Technology Course

The initial level salary for diploma holders in plastic technology may be less. The salary package of a plastic mould technician may rise gradually with his experience and skill in the profile. The initial level salary may fall in the range of Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 10,000/- per month. This may gradually rise up to Rs. 20,000/- per month (with in 1-2 years) depending on the performance of the individual and the reputation of the organization.



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    Bharat Kumar:

    i’m Bsc final student i want to do this course how can i apply and what its fees