Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), an autonomous body, is a National Institute set up in the year 1966 under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, with the active support of the Indian industries. IIP application form is available now for eligible candidates for admission into Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging for the academic year 2019-2021. Candidates who are interested can fill the Application form from here. The direct link to fill the form is also provided in the “application form section”. Candidates can check the complete information of IIP Entrance Exam 2019 for PGDP Admission like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process etc through this page below.

Latest: The application form of IIP Entrance Exam 2019 for PGDP Admission is available now, Scroll down to fill the same.

IIP Entrance Exam 2019 for PGDP Admission

Candidates seeking admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging (PGDP) can fill their Application form from the direct link is provided below. All the candidates who are interested have to give the entrance test for taking admission for this session 2019-2021.

Schedule for the IIP Entrance Exam 2019 for PGDP Admission is given below.

Event Dates
Last date for form submission 07 Jun 2019
Date of Entrance Exam 13 Jun 2019 at 11:00 am
Display of shortlisted candidates at HO & Regional Centres 25 Jun 2019
Personal interview 01 to 02 Jul 2019 – At Mumbai
04 to 05 Jul 2019 – At Regional Centres
Final selection and display at HO and Regional Centres 12 Jul 2019
Admission and Payment of fees 12 to 23 Jul 2019
Display of 2nd list (if applicable) 24 Jul 2019
Admission and Payment of fees for 2nd list candidates 24 to 31 Jul 2019
Commencement of the course 06 Aug 2019

Application Form

Application form for IIP Entrance Exam 2019 is going to fill in both online and offline mode.  The application form for PGDP Admission is available now. Candidates can be downloaded or apply online from the official website or from the direct link is provided below. Candidates are requested to read the complete instruction and ensure their eligibility before filling the Application Form.

Application Form: Candidates can fill the form for PGDP Admission from the given links:

Note: Candidates should fill the details in Admit card and submit along with the application form. Candidates should present themselves at the examination centre half an hour before the start of examination with this admit card duly signed by IIP officials.

Application Fee is Rs. 500/-

Important Guidelines for Payment 

  • Both Demand Draft (DD) and Online payment options (SBI online banking OR Credit Cards) are available.
  • Either DD payment OR Online payment can be made only after final submission of ONLINE Application Form.
  • DD to submit by a person at ‘ T & E Division, HO Mumbai or regional centres or mail by Registered Post or Speed Post or Courier to “The Course Coordinator T & E Division E-2, MIDC Area, Andheri (East) Mumbai-400 093”.

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate seeking admission for the Post Graduate Programme should have passed the full time (not by correspondence or part-time) Graduate degree examination in Science (12th+3years degree entire 5 years in science only) with Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics Microbiology or Biochemistry as the main subject or one of them as the second subject in the three year degree or Agriculture / Food Science/ Polymer Science or Engineering / Technology degree of a AICTE/ recognised University with minimum second class. Those with equivalent overseas qualification would also be eligible for admission. The candidate needs to have consistently high academic performance and sound general knowledge.

Candidates appearing in the Final year of the qualifying examinations can also apply, however, they must submit their results/ provisional results (as given by University) latest on the day of the personal interview and selection, as, without their degree result, student is not eligible to appearing for personal interview and will be eliminated from the admission process.

Age Limit: Maximum Age 30 years as on 31/05/2019 (Age relaxation : 3 years for OBC & 5 years for SC/ST)

Exam Centre

Below we mention the Exam centre of written test and Personal Interview for the PGDP Admission.

Exam centre of written test:

  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Delhi
  • Chennai
  • Hyderad
  • Ahmedabad

Exam centre of Personal Interview:

  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad

Selection Procedure

The admission to this Programme will be done according to the following two steps:

Step 1: Written Examination

A candidate seeking admission to the PGDP Course will be required to appear in the written Entrance Examination which will comprise of multiple choice questions. The syllabus for the written test is at the graduate level and the subjects include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Engineering. The candidate has the option to choose questions, provided the number of questions does not exceed a fixed limit. The entrance examination will be conducted on 13/06/2019 at Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad centers of the Institute. The Institute has the discretion to x minimum qualifying marks for the examination and shortlists the candidates who will be eligible for further consideration for admission.

Step 2: Personal Interview

Candidates, who clear the written examination as above, will be called for Personal Interview which will be held at the Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad centers of the Institute. The Institute has the discretion to x minimum qualifying marks for Personal Interview which will make a candidate eligible for further consideration for admission. The final selection of candidates for admission to the course will be done in the order of their merit which will be based on the aggregate of marks calculated in each case according to the following weightage:

  • Marks obtained in 10th Class/ Matriculation: 10%
  • Marks obtained in 12th Class/Sr. Secondary: 10%
  • Marks obtained in Graduation level: 30%
  • Marks obtained in the Entrance Examination: 30%
  • Marks obtained in Personal Interview: 20%

Display of 1st list will be based on the 1st round cut-off. The 2nd list display is on the basis of 2nd round cut-off. Further lists will be displayed on the availability of seats when necessary.

Merit List

Indian Institute of Packaging will be released the merit lists of selected candidates for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging. Those candidates whose names are displayed in the lists need to pay the admission fee before the last date through NEFT/Online Transfer/Demand Draft. Merit Lists will be available on the official website, also direct links to check the same will be provided below:

Shortlisted Candidates for Personal Interview

List of shortlisted candidates for Personal Interview will be published by the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP). The Entrance exam will be held on Jun 13, 2019, at 11:00 am. Candidates can check the list through the direct link which will be provided below after the Entrance exam.

Fee Structure

One time fee (payable at the time of admission) Rs. 55000*
Fees per semester
(Tuition Fee + Exam Fee)
Rs. 65000*
Rs. (64000+1000)
Refundable Deposit (payable at the time of admission) Rs. 3000
Hostel fees (optional) only in Mumbai
1) Payable at the time of admission
[Registration fee (Rs. 1000) + Deposit (Refundable Rs. 1000)]
2) Fee per semester
Rs. 2000


Rs, 25000

Fees for application form/ syllabus/prospectus/
set of previous year’s question papers
Rs. 500

Official Website:

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