Plastic Technology


Plastics are a class of chemical compound which have intensive use in day to day human life. Plastics are used extensively in manufacture of regular as well as specialized commodities. Plastic technology is the branch of study which involves the study of different chemicals that have plasticity and the different ways in which plastics can be used in use of humans. This branch is involved in research work to make plastics eco friendly.

Course Outlook:

The B.Tech/B.E course in plastic technology is a four year course. It is a full time course that requires extensive study. The course consists of eight semesters of six month duration each. Each semester is followed by an exam which has to be passed by the candidate to get promoted to the next semester. The diploma course is generally of 2 to 3 year duration depending on the institute offering the course. There are 1 year post graduate diploma courses also available in plastic technology.


For the B.E course, the candidate who has completed the 10+2 exams needs to give an entrance test. The selection is based on the entrance test. The candidate must be a student of science discipline (pcm) and must have secured at least 50% in the 10+2 exam. For diploma courses, the eligibility criterion varies from institute to institute.

Job Prospects:

There are good job prospects in the chemical industry and the plastic research industry.

Best Places To Pursue:

Colleges that offer bachelor of engineering course in plastic technology are:
* Tezpur University, Assam
* Cochin University
* Delhi College of engineering
* Birla institute of technology, Ranchi
* Colleges that offer diploma course in printing technology are:
* Central institute of plastic engineering and technology



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9 Responses to “Plastic Technology”

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    Plastic technology

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    Debajyoti chakraborty:

    Sir i hv completed graduation in science & completed 6 years course of processing and testinng of plastics product.for which type of job can i apply for in plastic industry?

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    i am 12th passed with commerce stream and ITI passed with 81% in plastic i want the with plastic i want to know what it is possible for my admission in plastic technology?

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    manish mishra:

    i have passed my 12th in pcm with 62% .i want to do diploma courses in industrial\packaging my DOB s 02.05.1987 tell about 1 year diploma courses plz

  5. 5

    Hi i have passed my hsc in commerce with 44.33% . I have some family prob at home. I want to do diploma course in industrial moulding / packaging. There is no one at my who will guide me. Plz rply me on my email id=
    [email protected]
    i am waiting for ur rply

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    michael kebede:

    hello there, i already took the entrance exam but my score was 27 it was suppose to be 30 or above so i think i have the chance to be on the waiting list and how can i know that?

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    Arpit Zala:

    I m Arpit Zala, I have completed my B.E in Plastic Technology from L.D.College of Engineering, Ahmedabad.
    I m preparing for GATE 2011 and want to do masters in Plastic field.
    Is there any good institute for masters in plastic technology or polymer science in gujarat??


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    Dipesh Jani:

    This is Dipesh Jani from Gujarat,I have completed my diploma in plastic engineering in 2009 from NIRMA UNIVERSITY with first class.
    I want to know about bachelor course related to plastic engi.
    1.Can i choose another stream for bachelor courses after completed diploma in plastic?
    2.Is there any external courses for bachelor program?

    Looking for satisfactory reply.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Dipesh Jani

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