IIP announces entrance exam for PG Diploma in Packaging

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

The entrance exam will be held on 20th June 2013 at Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Delhi.

The Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) set up in May 1966 by the Indian Packaging and allied industry and the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce announces entrance exam for its prestigious two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging (2013-2015). The entrance exam will be held on 20th June 2013 at Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Delhi. The last date to apply is 10th June 2013. Applications forms are available at all the centres of IIP.

To be eligible for the entrance exam, one has to be a Graduate in Science (12+3 years degree – entire 5 years in science only), with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology (any one as main subject) or Agriculture / Food Science or Engineering or Technology with minimum second class. Students awaiting results may also apply.

Application form and Prospectus can be had from IIP-Hyderabad, Lux-3, Industrial Centre, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad or from Mumbai or any other Regional Centers by paying Rs. 500/- in cash or by Demand Draft in favour of “Indian Institute of Packaging”, payable at respective centres of IIP.

IIP alumni enjoy premium employment opportunities in all industries such as shipping & logistics, MNCs, pharmaceutical companies, FMCG, retail etc. Over 1200 students have graduated under this programme till date with 100% campus placements.

Packaging industry in India is one of the fast growing industries and has its influence on all industries directly or indirectly. It is growing at 12 percent per annum in India as against the global growth rate of 5 percent. The total turnover of the packaging industry in India at present is USD 27.6 billion and expected to grow to around USD 43.7 billion by 2016. The packaging industry offers ample job opportunities and a promising career.



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