Printing Technology


Printing is the process to reproducing of an image or a text on a piece of paper by the use of ink with the help of a printing press. Printing technology is concerned with the management of printing work for a printing press. It includes all the processes from assembling films to operating printing equipments to cutting finished work.

Course Outlook:

The B.E/B.Tech course in printing technology is a four year full time course. The course is divided into eight semesters of six month duration each. The diploma course in printing technology is of one or one and half year duration. The course structure and duration is generally decided by the institute itself.


For doing a B.E or diploma course, the candidate has to pass the 10+2 exam from a recognized board with physics, chemistry and mathematics. The admissions are generally based on an entrance test.

Job Prospects:

Printing technology specialist is required by every major printing press in the country. All the newspaper printing press and other journals and magazine printing press require many quality technicians with knowledge in the printing machinery and tools. The work of a printing technologist varies from planning the given task to managing texts or looking after the working of machinery.

Best Places to Pursue:

Colleges offering degree level courses in printing technology are:
BMS College of engineering, Bangalore
Avinashilingam Institute of home science and higher education for women, Coimbatore
Manipal institute of technology, Karnataka

Colleges offering diploma in printing technology:

Southern regional institute in printing technology, Chennai
Sivakasi institute of printing technology



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14 Responses to “Printing Technology”

  1. 14

    My son wants to take admission in B.E. in printing tech. after completed diploma in printing tech. from N.R.I.P.T ALLAHABAD Please tell me what’s the procedure to take admission


  2. 13

    I am diploma holder in printeng i want to do match.can i do it?how

  3. 12
    Habib ur Rehman:

    sirI have done my matrec scince in pakistan with bio, chemistory and fhysix subjects and paper and working as an shift incharge on hi speed A.T.F web press printing machine of , with 7 years experience. Kindly suggest me a correspondance course in printing technology in euorpe
    must be in germany, france, itly, denmark
    plz tell me about cource detail

  4. 11
    Kathaleen Leclere:

    Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.

  5. 10

    Is there any diploma in printing After s.s.c.

  6. 9
    s k babbar:

    secured 6.2 points in cbse 10th standard. studying in 11th standard.seeking admission in three year diploma in printing technology.what is the procedure for admittion to printing istitute for diploma in india.

  7. 8
    vaibhav awasthi:

    I am vaibhav awasthi & i have completed my graduation with Physics, Chemistry & Maths. & presently i am working in publishing company. i want to know that what course in this publishing line is good for me & also tell about the fee.

  8. 7
    Brijesh Bhutki:

    I have done my masters in pulp and paper and working as an shift incharge on hi speed writing printing machine of wcpm, with two and half years experience. Kindly suggest me a correspondance course in printing technology?

  9. 6

    Hello Sir,

    Iam preparing one objective type test of pubic service commission Diploma Printing Technology syllabus,can you please advice me where can i get objective type question and answeres of Printing Technology,
    Thanks Regards

  10. 5
    rishabh shrivastava:

    i want to take admission in B.E. in printing tech. after completed my diploma in printing tech. from kalaniketan polytechnic collage, jabalpur. Please tell me what’s the procedure to take admission

  11. 4

    HI!I am sakthi.i have completed my 10th board exams.I would like to join any of the printing technology courses(part time).
    is there any part time course?+

  12. 3

    hi sir now iam working in my own screen printing. i will study printing tech… my qualification 10th how to apply printing tech… fees and more details….thank you

  13. 2

    i want 2 start my career in printing press that is as my business so want to do 1 year diploma course…. so which is the best institute in Delhi which can give 1 year diploma course in printing press…..

  14. 1

    hi sir iam working in graphic designer in chennai i will study
    printing qualification 10th how do apply printing
    tech ..duration ..fees more details tell me………..thank you