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 invites application for eligible candidates for admission into Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging for the academic year 2018-2020. Candidates who are interested can fill the Application form from here. Candidates can check the complete information of IIP Entrance Exam 2018 for PGDP Admission like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process etc through this page below.
IIP Entrance Exam 2018 for PGDP Admission
Candidates seeking admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging (PGDP) can fill their Application form from the official website. All the candidates who are interested have to give the entrance test for taking admission for this session 2018-2020.
Schedule for the IIP Entrance Exam 2018 for PGDP Admission is given below.
|Last date for form submission||08 Jun 2018|
|Date of Entrance Exam||14 Jun 2018|
|Display of shortlisted candidates at HO & Regional Centres||26 Jun 2018|
|Personal interview||02 & 03 Jul 2018 – At Mumbai
04 to 06 Jul 2018 – At Regional Centres
|Final selection and display at HO and Regional Centres||13 Jul 2018|
|Admission and Payment of fees||13 to 23 Jul 2018|
|Display of 2nd list (if applicable)||25 Jul 2018|
|Admission and Payment of fees for 2nd list candidates||25 to 31 Jul 2018|
|Commencement of the course||01 Aug 2018|
Application form for IIP Entrance Exam 2018 can be downloaded from the official website or from the direct link provided below. Candidates are requested to read the complete instruction and ensure their eligibility before filling the Application Form.
Application Fee is Rs. 500/-
Important Guidelines for Submitting of Application Form
- Duly filled Application Form and Admit Card
- Attested copies of all Certiöcates (X, XII, and Degree)
- 2 Self Addressed envelopes with pin code
- Application form downloaded from the website is to be submitted to Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai along with DD of Rs. 500/- drawn in favor of “Indian Institute of Packaging” payable at Mumbai.
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 + 3 years degree entire 5 years in science only) with Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics Microbiology or Biochemistry as the main subject or one of them as 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.
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 öxed limit. The entrance examination will be conducted on June 14, 2018, at Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad centers of the Institute. The Institute has the discretion to fix minimum qualifying marks for the examination and shortlist 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 öx minimum qualifying marks for Personal Interview which will make a candidate eligible for further consideration for admission. The önal 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.
The Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), will issue the Admit card for Entrance Examination of PGDP (2018 – 2020). Candidates should fill the details and submit with the application form. Candidates should present themselves at the examination center half an hour before the start of examination with the admit card duly signed by IIP officials. Candidates will be required to appear for the Entrance Examination and Personal Interview at their own cost.
|One time fee (payable at the time of admission)||Rs. 55000*|
|Fees per semester
(Tuition Fee + Exam Fee)
|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
|Fees for application form/ syllabus/prospectus/
set of previous year’s question papers
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