Thursday, June 28, 2012

Careers in Plastic Technology


Plastic has become an essential part of our everyday life. There has been a consistent rise in the demand of plastic due to its low price, versatility, variety, light weight and durability. Making a career in Plastic Technology or Plastic Engineering is a correct option as the Indian plastic industry is offering enormous opportunities for growth. The programs are offered at various levels - diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate. Aspiring individual can start his career right after his schooling.

Eligibility
The basic eligibility criteria is 10+2 (with Physics, Chemistry and Maths). There are many BE/BTech program in Plastic Technology of four years duration.
The B.Tech course in plastic technology is of four years duration, while the M Tech / ME program is of one and a half to two years duration.

Job Prospects
Plastic technologists and professionals have great opportunities in today’s ever growing plastic industrial sector. Both public and private sectors offer good job opportunities to plastic technologists and professionals.
The public sector organizations including Oil India Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, polymer corporations of different states, petro-chemical research laboratories, and the Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals offer several jobs to plastic professionals in their various positions.
Moreover, various private companies dealing with the production and marketing of plastics commodities offer attractive employment opportunities. Companies like Reliance, Spic, Nocil, Finolex and others have set up plants to produce raw materials as well as research laboratories to develop new products.

Institutes/Universities

  1.   Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET)
CIPET Corporate Office
T.V.K. Industrial Estate
Guindy, Chennai - 600 032
Email : cipethq@vsnl.com
Tel No. Direct: +91-44-22253040
Tel No. Office : +91-44-22254780/83/84/85
Fax : +91-44-22254787
Courses Offered at its various branches: M.Tech (PE), Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma level courses at select centre across the country

  2.  Indian Plastic Institute (IPI)
30, Sarvodaya Industrial Estate, 1st Floor
Near Paper Box Factory, Off Mahakali Caves Road,
Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400093, INDIA
Phone : 91-22-56950347 / 56962601 / 28313870
Fax : 91-22-56950348
E-mail : ipi@vsnl.com
Website : http://www.inplasin.org/
Course Offered : Diploma of Indian Plastic Institute, other short term courses, courses through distance mode.

  3.   Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University,
Department of Rubber and Plastic Technology
Chromepet, Chennai,Tamil Nadu,
Pin code : 6000 44, India
Telephone : +91 44 22230850 / 222373777 / 22237276 Extn.: 207/238
Fax : +91 44 22232403
E-mail : rptmit@annauniv.edu
Website : http://collinfo.annauniv.edu:6060/mit/
Course Offered : B.Tech Rubber and Plastic Technology Engineering

  4.    LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad 380 015 India
Phone : (91) (79) 26302887, 26303190
Website : http://www.ldceahd.org/
Course Offered : B.E. Plastic Technology

  5.   Nirma Institute of Technology
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway,
Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota,
Ahmedabad - 382 481
Gujarat, India
Courses Offered : Diploma in Plastic Engineering

  6.   University College of Science & Tech, Calcutta University
92, Acharyya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata - 700 009
Phone : 2350 1397 / 6396 / 6387/ 8386
Website : www.pstunical.org
Course Offered : B.Tech/M.Tech Polymer Science and Technology

  7.  SSE College of Engg & Tech.
Babhulgaon (Jh), N.H. No. 6, Nagpur Road,
District – Akola, Maharadhtra
Phone - Fax : 0724 – 2259024
Website : www.coeta.org
Course Offered : B.E. Polymer

  8.   Harcourt Butler Technological Institute
Nawabganj, Kanpur (U.P.) – 208 002
Phone : +91-512-2534001-05
Fax : +91-512-2533812
Pin : 200 009
Course Offered : B.Tech. (Plastic Tech.), M. Tech (Plastic Tech.)

  9.  Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Course Offered : M. Tech Polymer Science and Technology

  10. North Maharashtra University
P.O. Box. 80, Umavi Nagar,
Phone : +91-257-2258428 to 2258438
Fax : +91-257-2258403, 2258406
Email : info@nmu.ac.in
Course Offered : B.Tech. (Plastic Tech)

  11. Central Polytechnic, Chennai
Tharamani, Chennai 600113
Phone : (44) 22541786
Course Offered : PD Tool Design (PT) 2 Yrs

  12. Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic
Vile Parle (W), Mumbai 400056
Tel: 26142250, 26140022
Fax : 26110117
Email : - sbmp@sbmp.org
Course Offered : Diploma in Plastic Engineering

  13.   Central Institute of Tool Design (CITD)
  Hyderabad

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